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Caves and National Park- Blend of Nature & Tranquility

Elephanta Caves’ Important Info :
Famous for History, Photography
Entrance FeeRs. 250 per person
Visiting Time7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on all days of the week
Duration of Visit4 to 5 hours

Mumbai also has a national park and ancient Buddhist caves, which are worth visiting. Each cave is meant for a single monk and serves the purpose of living room. Kanheri caves are nestled in the forests of Sanjay Gandhi National Park and known as the “Lungs of Mumbai”. Nature lovers can spend good time in the midst of nature in Sanjay Gandhi Nation Park at Borivali, away from the hustle and bustle of city’s life. You can also visit some more caves dedicated to Lord Shiva on Elephanta Island. The Elephanta caves are known for its beautiful rock sculptures. These places are widely visited by the tourists for its captivating views and to obtain peace away from the city’s pollution and noise.

Kanheri Caves‘Important Info:

  • Famous for: History, Wandering
  • Rs. 100 per person for foreign citizens 
  • Visiting Time: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM on all days of the week
  • Duration of Visit: 1 to 2 hours

Sanjay Gandhi National Park‘s Important Info:

  • Famous for: Fun, Photography, Nature, Adventure, Wandering

Fees:  Rs. 36 per person entry fee 
Rs. 61 per person for 30 minute tiger & lion safaris 
Rs. 30 per person for 15 minute boat rides 
Rs. 5 per person for Kanheri caves 
Rs. 36 per person for shuttle bus running from the park entrance to the caves

  • Visiting Time: 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM on all days of the week except Monday
  • Duration of Visit: 3 to 4 hours

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