Elephanta Caves Tour, Mumbai

About Elephanta caves, Mumbai: Elephanta Caves (Gharapuri) are famous tourists place near of the Mumbai city on Gharapuri Island which is exact 13 KM distance from Gateway Of India ferry terminal and exact 2.0 KM distance from Jawaharlal Nehru Port. The Elephanta Caves collections are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. These caves are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Mahatma Buddha. The Elephanta caves are the part of the Archaeological Survey of India property and also maintained. These caves created by Hindi rulers by cut rocks which are older than 2000 years.

How Can Reach: Elephanta caves tour place is situated near of the Mumbai city of the business capital of the India country. Mumbai city is very well connected to foreign countries via water and air transport. Travelers can come Elephanta caves via water transport from Gateway Of India ferry terminal.

Nearest Major Airport : Mumbai International Airport is the nearest major airport which is exact 35.3 KM far from Elephanta caves. Tourists can get here flights to foreign countries. Mumbai International Airport is the second busiest airport of the India.

Road Transport: National Highway - 48, NH 160, NH 752, NH 348, NH 848, NH 66 connects Mumbai city to other places of the India. Elephanta caves is just 13.0 KM distance from Gateway Of India Mumbai.

Train Transport: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway station is just 15.1 KM distance from Elephanta caves UNESCO site. Tourists can get here trains to Indian other major cities.

The Best Season to visit: November to April

UNESCO World Heritage Site Since: 1987

Location: Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Navi Mumbai

Elephanta Caves Built Year: 2nd century BCE (Approximately)

Tourist Attractions: 2000 Years old Caves, Elephanta Lake Garden, Cannon Points, Gharapuri Fort, Julie Aphrodi D' Zeus Biosphere Reserve, Historical Shivji Temple, Toy Train etc.

Things to Do: watch historical caves, toy train riding, watch Cannons, ferry riding, watch museum, eat Mumbai local foods, shopping gifts and photography etc.

Mumbai City Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 19.3 20.2 22.7 25.0 27.1 26.5 25.4 25.1 25.0 24.8 23.2 20.9
Average High (℃) 30.2 30.2 31.5 32.7 33.8 32.2 30.0 29.7 30.6 33.0 33.5 32.2

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Distances from Elephanta caves (Gharapuri):

Mumbai International Airport : 35.3 KM (22.3 KM land + 13 KM water)

Gateway Of India : 13.0 KM (13 KM water)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus : 15.1 KM (2.1 KM land + 13 KM water)

Film City : 21.2 KM (8.2 KM land + 13 KM water)

Shri Siddhivinayak Temple: 25.7 KM (12.7 KM land + 13 KM water)

Basilica Of Our Lady of The Mount Church: 31.4 KM (18.4 KM land + 13 KM water)

Haji Ali Dargah : 21.1 KM (8.1 KM land + 13 KM water)

Chowpatty Beach : 17.3 KM (4.3 KM land + 13 KM water)

Marine Drive : 16.1 KM (3.1 KM land + 13 KM water)