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Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves offer a great mix of adventure and history for families. A short boat ride across the bay from the Gateway of India, and a long trek uphill, the caves are a great day trip for outdoorsy youngsters interested in art, history, culture, or religion – or just running around on some old rocks. Trinket stalls line the entrance, so be prepared to buy a souvenir or two. And a couple of open-air restaurants provide shady spots to take a break from touring.  Young kids won’t like the steep stairs leading to the site’s entrance, so this is probably a day trip that’s best for kids over 5.  Just be sure to protect your snacks from the hungry – and fearless – monkeys.

Details

Address

Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094

Phone Number

022 2204 4040

Web Site

maharashtratourism.gov.in

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