About Is it a Fairy Ride or Ferry Ride in Mumbai ?
What makes Mumbai a city of dreams ? Ask those who came here once and underwent an exotic ferry ride from Gateway of India GOI to the Elephanta caves. From wherever you are in Mumbai you can easily catch a local train to terminal stations namely Church Gate and CST and walk to the imposing Gateway of India. You can also hire a city bus or taxi to access the same. No auto-rickshaws are permitted to follow the route. And if by chance your at CST or Church Gate then a 20 to 30 minute stroll along the heritage lane will help you to reach GOI in lesser time. Many not know that CST Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a very famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. People from different parts of the world come to the their city of dreams Mumbai owing to its well connectivity by roadways, railways & airways. Being the primary landmark Mumbai to head for Elephanta Caves, you require to choose a ferry that will take you to your destination within 60 minutes i.e. one hour just in Rs. 150 for a round trip. You are surely going to enjoy the ferry fun ride coming your way. While getting near towards your destination you suddenly realize that you are facing the Arabian sea. You can also sit on the upper deck of the ferry in just Rs. 10, is really worth to experience the panoramic vista of the surrounds as the crowd and overall noise is less. From here you can also shout ELEPHANTA!!! WHO CARES ? And if by chance you have missed out on getting the first boat you can wait for another one approaching you within next half an hour. For your information, the first boat to Elephanta operates at 9 am, and the last one by 2.30 pm from GOI. Similarly, while coming back, the first boat leaves by 12 noon and the last one by 5.30 in the evening from Elephanta. No ride is offered on Mondays. Further, halfway down your journey you may get to see a small island, commonly referred to as Bucher's Island. Elephanta is a forested island, where your boat leaves you at a jetty, is at the north of the B