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Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai

Mumbai, India

From $188.00

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icon9 to 10 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Overview

Explore best-preserved Buddhist rock-cut caves in India on a full-day tour to the Karla and Bhaja Caves. Depart Mumbai in the morning to spend time at each cave complex, learning about Buddhist heritage in India while visiting impressive monasteries, prayer rooms, and temples that were carved into rock mountains some 1,500 years ago. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Private full-day tour to Karla Caves and Bhaja Caves, from Mumbai
  • See two ancient Buddhist rock-cut cave temples
  • Enjoy a more comfortable and personalized experience with a private guide
  • Includes private vehicle and guide, and pickup and drop-off
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Hotel / Airport / Cruise Port pickup and drop-off
Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
Professional local private tour guide
Bottled water
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Departure Point

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Your Mumbai Hotel / Airport / Cruise Port or other desired location in Mumbai.

Ports

  • P D'Mello Rd, Indira Docks, Mumbai Port Trust, Mazgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India


Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
After morning pickup at your desired Mumbai location, hotel or the airport, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for two hours to reach the Karla Caves.

Climb 350 steps to reach the complex of 15 caves, which date to the second century AD. Your guide shows you impressive prayer halls, stupas, meditation rooms, towering columns, and intricate sculptures, and learn about the Buddhist devotees who lived there.

Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), then drive less than 30 minutes to the Bhaja Caves, 22 caves that were carved into a rock mountain. Again, climb 250 steps to reach the cave complex and see carvings, lofty rooms, and more. 

In the mid-afternoon, transfer back to Mumbai where your tour ends in the late afternoon with drop-off at your original location.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Karla Caves
After morning pickup at your desired Mumbai location, hotel, airport or sea port, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for two hours to reach the Karla Caves. Climb 350 steps to reach the complex of 15 caves, which date to the second century AD. Your guide shows you impressive prayer halls, stupas, meditation rooms, towering columns, and intricate sculptures, and learn about the Buddhist devotees who lived there. Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense).
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Bhaja Caves
From Karla Caves drive less than 30 minutes to the Bhaja Caves, 22 caves that were carved into a rock mountain. Again, climb 250 steps to reach the cave complex and see carvings, lofty rooms, and more. In the mid-afternoon, transfer back to Mumbai where your tour ends in the late afternoon with drop-off at your original location.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Pick-up Time is subject to change depending on the pick-up location, the same will be advised one day before the pick-up
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Pacific Classic Tours India

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai.

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