Group size1 - 8 people
Duration4 - 4.5 Hours
Meeting PointInternational Cruise Terminal, Green Gate
The Elephanta Caves Tour is a tour to learn more about the Hindu God Lord Shiva, who creates, protects, and transforms the universe.
Elephanta Caves are situated on Elephanta Island, about 10 km and an hour by boat from the Gateway of India, and date back to the 4th-5th century BC.
The Portuguese named the Island ‘Elephanta’ after the statue of an elephant near the landing site. The caves house rock-cut temples dating back to the 5th century. Elephanta Island has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 to preserve the artwork. The Elephanta Caves went through a complete renovation process in the 1970s.
The Elephanta caves complex is a collection of shrines, courtyards, inner cells, great halls, and porticoes arranged in the magnificent symmetry of Indian rock-cut architecture and filled with exquisite stone sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses.
There are about 120 steps to climb but it’s definitely worth a visit! The tour to Elephanta Caves in Mumbai will give you a great understanding of Hindu mythology and Lord Shiva, in particular.
So come you are invited to feel the divinity & the tranquility of the home of Lord Shiva – Elephanta Islands!!
It requires walking and climbing footsteps.
Please carry sunblock lotion, a cap, and sunglasses, and wear comfortable shoes.
You can keep a jumper handy as it might get windy during the boat ride.
Clean washroom facilities are available at Elephanta Island.
We guarantee that you will be back on your cruise ship on time. If by an extraordinary circumstance, you miss your departure, we will pay for your flight tickets to your next port of call.
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