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Across the year
07:30 A.M. - 05:00 P.M.
History, Culture, Walk
INR 5/Person (Indian), INR 100/Person (Foreigner)
All year
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19 out of 446 attractions in Mumbai

Kanheri Caves

The Kanheri Caves constitute several rock-cut monuments which can be based to the north of Borivali on the american outskirts of Mumbai, the capital city of Indian State of Maharashtra.
It was nice place for one day trip.
Pratiksha Gupta
What happens when a group of medical students arrive at their seminar venue only to know that it has been postponed?Yes, they decide to explore the city. Amazing trips are never planned. Such was visiting Kanheri caves. A delight for the young and old alike, Kanheri caves are an ideal place in Mumbai for one day picnic.THINGS TO DOYou can jog, trek, enjoy the waterfalls during the rains, do a photoshoot or simply adore the ancient architecture and Buddhist sculptures.LOCATIONSanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali, Mumbai.The caves are located within Sanjay Gandhi National Park.Sanjay Gandhi National Park is easily accessible via Western Railways services from Borivali Station. You can reach the park using local transport (auto-rickshaws, trains, taxis or buses) from station or bring your own vehicle. Once at the national park, you can either trek to the Kanheri Caves or opt for paid/own transport within the park.TIMINGS : 7:30 am to 5pm.                     CLOSED on Mondays.TRIP DURATION :  3-4 hoursENTRY FEES : To be paid at Park entrance and cave complex.BEST TIME TO VISIT : It's a wonderful place to visit all round the year. Monsoon are the best as the rocks on which the caves are build turn into mini waterfalls.TRIP COST : 500 rs per person.(Including travel and food. Price may vary.)TIPS FOR VISITING KANHERI CAVES :1. To avoid crowd its best to visit early morning.2. Beware of monkeys.3. Wear appropriate footwear when visiting during monsoon since the rocks get slippery.4. Don't litter and maintain the sanctity of the place at all cost.
A day trip in the absolute chaos of Mumbai will get you to Sanjay Gandhi National Park.. Opens 7am.  Incredibly beautiful with greenery. You can rent cycles @80 Rs for 2 hours. Walk. Drive. Trek. You choose your own options here. Kanheri Caves that contain Buddhist Sculptures from the 1st cebtury BCE to the 10th century are a part of this massive park. Total of 90 caves. It gets absolutely packed during rainy weekends.. and the trek routes to the highest point of Mumbai are also closed as the grass grows real tall. And it is not possible to find ur way thru the jungle, yes jungle cause cheetahs are found here.  Entry to Kanheri caves is around 25 Rs Per tkt and it takes aporoximately 1 hour to see the entire place.