Kanheri Caves, Crawford Market, and Kala Ghoda Art District Tour
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Product Code : AGORA275
Discover the rich cultural heritage of Mumbai on this day tour that takes you to some of the city's most fascinating sites. Explore the ancient rock-cut caves of Kanheri, wander through the vibrant stalls of Crawford Market, and admire the art collections at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya museum. Finally, immerse yourself in the creative energy of the Kala Ghoda Art District, where you'll discover a vibrant street art scene and galleries showcasing contemporary Indian art.
9:00 AM: Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Mumbai. After a brief introduction, hop into your comfortable private vehicle, and head towards the first destination of the day.
9:30 AM: Depart for Kanheri Caves, which are located within the vast expanse of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, situated around 10 km from Mumbai city center. During the 45-minute drive, your guide will provide you with some interesting insights into the history of Mumbai and its cultural heritage.
10:15 AM: Arrive at Kanheri Caves and start your guided tour of the ancient rock-cut caves. The caves are believed to have been carved out of a basaltic rock in the 1st century BCE and served as a center for Buddhist learning and meditation for over 1,000 years. During your visit, you'll get to explore some of the 109 caves and observe the intricate carvings, sculptures, and paintings that depict various Buddhist deities and mythological stories.
12:30 PM: Break for lunch at a nearby restaurant, where you'll get to taste some of the local delicacies of Mumbai.
1:30 PM: Depart for Crawford Market, which is located in the heart of the city. The market has been around for over a century and is a hub for shopping for a variety of items, ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables to handicrafts and souvenirs.
2:00 PM: Upon reaching Crawford Market, your guide will take you on a walking tour of the market, where you'll get to see the vibrant and colorful stalls and shops, interact with the local vendors, and purchase some authentic souvenirs.
3:00 PM: Leave Crawford Market and head towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, a beautiful museum that houses a vast collection of art, artifacts, and historical objects. The museum is located in a stunning heritage building and is considered one of the best museums in India.
3:30 PM: Upon reaching the museum, your guide will take you on a tour of the various galleries and exhibits that showcase the rich cultural and historical heritage of India. Some of the highlights of the museum include the collection of miniature paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts.
5:00 PM: Leave the museum and head towards the Kala Ghoda Art District, which is known for its vibrant street art, galleries, and cultural events.
5:30 PM: Upon reaching the Kala Ghoda Art District, your guide will take you on a walking tour of the area, where you'll get to explore the various murals, installations, and galleries. You'll also get to interact with some of the local artists and gain insights into their creative process.
7:00 PM: End the tour and head back to your hotel in Mumbai.
Note: The itinerary may vary slightly depending on the traffic and other factors. Your guide will do their best to ensure that you get to experience all the highlights of the tour within the given timeframe.
Pick up and drop off to your hotel
Transport by AC vehicle
English speaking guide
Bottled drinking water
Tips to driver & guide
Any other sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary