Elephanta caves tour


And we got to spend another awesome day with our friends. They took us to see the elephanta caves in South of Mumbai

Now the journey there was interesting as we decided to explore the train system since we have our friends with us. So at 7am we went to the take the train from Borivali to gateway india. And there we catch the ferry to the elephanta caves island.

Let me just give you a little history on th caves

Elephanta Caves (the cave temples at the historical site of Elephanta are dedicated to Shiva) are a network of sculpted caves located on eleohanta island or Gharapuri (literally “the city of caves”) in mumbai Harbour its about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian sea consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

Before the train ride…..

Am ready…7am and it’s 35 degrees Celsius..oh and that’s our apartment building at the back..the tallest building in the area.

Bus ride to train station

Marcus trying to be like the pro’s hanging off a moving train…lol

Fans in the train…

Super packed…its amazing

It’s tight for sure

Marcus and Zubian having fun…

Being a kid

Indian breakfast…

Our ride to the island…

My familiar…

Me and my date for the day…

A little nap on the 1 hour boat ride…

Man got comfortable…

Everyone knocked out….

Being ourselves..

A small train ride on the island

This monkey grabbed someone’s coke and was enjoying it all

Cave 1 down…

Its so hot out here

Such a beautiful journey but super hot and humid and sweaty and sticky…. but we are grateful for our friends making our day in Mumbai another memorable one for sure.

Just on cost aspect….train for 8 of us to and return cost $5

And the entry fee for the caves was $7 .60 per person for forigners and .46 cents for citizens and kids under 15yrs are free entry.

Mumbai Exploration Continues


About manns7worldtour

A Black Young Family Travelling around the world for 5yrs with 4 of their young kids. Father is a Chiropractor and mother homeschools their kids while on the road. They have done Southern Africa, Western Africa, East Africa....now heading to Asia...And on and on...

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