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Kanheri Caves Half Day Tour
Activities in Mumbai

Kanheri Caves Half Day Tour

  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 5 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Leave the chaos of Mumbai behind and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside with this trip to the enigmatic Kanheri caves. Discover the Buddhist sculptures, carvings and paintings which date back more than 2000 years. This is an unmissable adventure for anyone spending a few days in Mumbai.

Itinerary

Early in the morning, an expert guide will pick you up from your hotel before driving to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, where the Buddhist caves of Kanheri are found. Located on the western fringes of Mumbai, this area is an astonishing oasis of lush, green vegetation. 

We drive deeper into the forest until reaching the Kanheri caves, a network of more than 100 caves with wall paintings, engravings, and Buddhist sculptures that were made from the 1st century B.C. to the 10th century A.D.

This mystical place was used by Buddhist monks for meditation and as a place of worship. The caves were used as monasteries, meetings rooms, shrines, and study rooms. Our guide will tell us about their history and show us some of the most striking statues.

During the tour, you can enjoy a typical snack from the region. Our trip finishes with some unforgettable views over the Sanjay Gandhi National Park from a very special hiding place. Make the most of this golden opportunity to take the best photos of your trip to India!

Transfers

Due to the scale of Mumbai, the cost of the tour only includes transfers from hotels located within the centre of the city. Collection and drop off at hotels situated more than 10 km outside the city centre will be subject to an additional charge of 500 rupees (6 euro approx.).

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Up to 3 people Up to 5 people
US$ 54
US$ 81
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 54
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 81

More Information

Duration

5 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Pick up and drop off to hotels located in the center of Mumbai.

English speaking expert guide.

Bottle of water and snacks.

Not included

Entry to the monuments and museums.

Pick up and drop off to hotels more than 10 km from the city center (additional cost starting from 500 rupees, 6 euros approx.).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 8 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 54
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.