Private Full Day Mumbai City Tour With Elephanta Caves Excursion

Discover some of the city's most popular destinations on this 10-hour tour including an excursion to the intricate rock carved temples of Elephanta Caves. You will also visit Mumbai city highlights such as The Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) formerly Victoria Terminus, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai Market (Crawford Market) earlier named after Arthur Crawford, Marine Drive also known as Queens Necklace, The Hanging Gardens also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, Mani Bhawan Highlighting Gandhi's life, Dhobi Ghat is a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai and Prince of Wales Museum.

8am - Excursion to Elephanta Caves
Pickup from your hotel or the airport in Mumbai (Pickup and drop-off from Mumbai Sea Port is not included). Reach The Gateway of India from where you board an hour-long ferry offering panoramic views brings you to the Elephanta Island famous for The Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The walk from the jetty to the cave temple is less than a mile away, board a small toy train from the jetty to the base of the hill. There are seven cave excavations in the Elephanta group.'

12pm - Visit Gateway of India
The colossal structure was constructed in 1924. The gateway overlooks the Mumbai harbor, bordered by the Arabian Sea in the Colaba district.

1pm - Lunch Break (at your own expense)
Lunch at one of the best local restaurants in the area.

2pm - Drive Past Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) formerly Victoria Terminus
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an historic railway station in Mumbai, which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways.

2.30pm - Visit Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai (Crawford Market)
The very old, Iconic and famous wholesale market dealing in just about every kind of fresh food and domestic animal imaginable. A preferred location to purchase many festive decoration stuff, dry fruits, vegetables etc.

3pm - Marine Drive also known as Queens Necklace
Built on reclaimed land in 1920, Marine Drive arcs along the shore of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point past Girgaum Chowpatty and continues to the foot of Malabar Hill. Its twinkling night-time lights earned it the nickname 'the Queen's Necklace'.

3.30pm - Visit The Hanging Gardens
The Hanging Gardens also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens. It is'a nice evening destination of Mumbai to enjoy sunset over Arabian sea. The tourists can enjoy the Panoramic view of the South Mumbai from atop the Hill.

4pm - Visit Mani Bhawan
A memoir of Mahatma Gandhi, Known by the name Gandhi Museum, the main highlight of this Gujarati style residence is that it is here Gandhi laid the foundation for many independence movements.'

4.30pm - Visit Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat
This 140-year-old dhobi ghat is the largest un-mechanized laundry facility and washerman colony in the world. Every day, hundreds of people beat the dirt out of thousands of kilograms of soiled Mumbai clothes and linen in 1026 open-air troughs.'

5pm - Visit Prince of Wales Museum
The Prince of Wales Museum is Mumbai's biggest and best, displaying a mix of exhibits from across India.

6pm - Drop-off back at your hotel or your desired location in Mumbai.

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