Duration: 3 Nights/4 Days
Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Warm welcome at Mumbai International Airport, Transfer to your pre-booked hotel in Mumbai. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 02: Mumbai Sightseeing
Boat ride to Elephanta Islands from Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves,
Note: Elephanta Caves is closed on Mondays.
The Elephanta Caves Island Tour is a perfect way to learn about Hindu God Lord Shiva situated in the Elephanta Caves dating back to 4th to 5th century, BC.
The Elephanta Caves are located on the Elephanta Island which is about 10 Kms. away from the Gateway of India in Mumbai.
The Elephanta Island was so named by the Portuguese, after the statue of an elephant near the landing area of the island. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century. The island is about an hour's boat ride from the Gateway of India.
Elephanta Island was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 to preserve the artwork. The Elephanta Caves were renovated totally in the year 1970’s.
The temple complex is also said to be the abode of Shiva.
There will be around 120 footsteps to climb up and involves a bit of walking too, but it’s surely worth a visit! The Mumbai Elephanta Caves tour will give you a great understanding about Hindu Mythology and particularly about Lord Shiva.
Afternoon return & proceed for Half day city tour of Mumbai- Visit- Babulnath Temple / Mahalaxmi Temple / Haji Ali Dargah / Siddhivinayak Temple.
Evening return to hotel,
Overnight at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 03: Mumbai Sightseeing
Full day city tour of Mumbai & Shopping.
Gate Way of India, Colaba Causeway, University Building, Nariman Point, Marine Drive, Marine Drive Fly Over to view Queens Necklace, Chowpatty Beach, Mani Bhawan, Jain temple, Hanging Garden, Kamla Nehru Park Point (the best sky line view of Mumbai city), Dhobi (Ghat open laundry), Crawford Market, Victoria terminus railway station and Flora Fountain.
Overnight at hotel in Mumbai
Day 04: Depart Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Mumbai Airport.