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The Elephanta Caves are among the most beautiful, historically significant attractions in Mumbai. Situated on an island off the coast, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features multiple rock-hewn cave temples and statues dating back to around the 7th century AD, including a celebrated statue of Shiva in his three-faced form.

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Mumbai Elephanta Caves Private Half-Day Tour including Guide

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Mumbai Elephanta Caves Private Half-Day Tour including Guide

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Rewind to Mumbai’s pre-colonial days on a private half-day tour of the Elephanta Caves. With a private guide, ride a ferry to Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbor, and explore its UNESCO-listed caves and rock art, believed to date from the 500s. Explore the main Shiva Cave with its huge sculptures of Shiva and Hindu mythologies, and admire the smaller Buddhist caves as your guide shares their history. Ferry and entrance tickets at own expense and option to include a family lunch.
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  • 4 hours
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$58.50
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$65.00
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Delightful Elephanta Caves Excursion Mumbai (Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour)

Delightful Elephanta Caves Excursion Mumbai (Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour)

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1. Experience the Elephanta Caves located on Elephanta Island, seven major excavations in the area showcasing huge sculptures of Shiva, Hindu mythologies and Buddhist caves. 2. Take toy train ride and at the plateau admire the complex and astoundingly detailed reliefs and carvings depicting narratives of the goddess Shiva; unique experience for you to remember for life and share with your family and friends. 3. By the end of the tour, you will develop a great perspective of the city, its culture, the life of a local and you will also get some great insider tips and tricks to save money and to explore the best of the city."
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  • 4 hours
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$49.19
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$49.19
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Elephanta Caves Mumbai Excursion

Elephanta Caves Mumbai Excursion

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Meet your fluent English speaking guide at your hotel lobby, then head on towards to Gateway of India, We will take a ferry boat to reach Elephanta island & start the guided tour there. You can customize this private tour according to your requirements.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$55.11
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$55.11
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Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion

Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion

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Explore Mumbai and beyond on a private full-day tour that begins with an excursion to Elephanta Caves—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After touring the rock-carved temple caves, return to Mumbai for a comprehensive city tour that includes the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus), Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai (Crawford Market), Marine Drive, the Hanging Gardens on Malabar Hill, the Gandhi Museum, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, and the Prince of Wales Museum. Includes private guide and vehicle, and pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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$172.00
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$172.00
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Elephanta Cave & Mumbai Chor Bazaar, the Thieves market tour

Elephanta Cave & Mumbai Chor Bazaar, the Thieves market tour

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Just a short boat ride away from Mumbai is the UNESCO-listed Elephant Island and its rock temples. Explore the caves that are dedicated to various Hindu gods and date as far back as the 5th century. After your ride back, take a tour of the Chor Bazaar, also known as the Thieves Market, and browse for items at rock bottom prices.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$57.34
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$57.34
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Trip to Elephanta caves from Mumbai

Trip to Elephanta caves from Mumbai

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Get Ready to experience one of the amazing tours to Elephanta caves from Mumbai via a ferry ride. • Visit the Elephanta Caves; a UNESCO World Heritage site, accessible from the Gateway of India • Learn about the 7 cave excavations at Elephanta, all carved from solid basalt rock • Discover the temples which honor the Hindu God Shiva and contain many intricate sculptures • A fun journey to the caves, learning about each of their features and the story behind each one • An English speaking guide will be available to help you with your tour
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Elephanta Tour with Mumbai Sightseeing Including AC vehicle

Elephanta Tour with Mumbai Sightseeing Including AC vehicle

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Mumbai is considered among India’s must-see cities, but mastering the public transport system to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, begin with pickup at your hotel and explore Mumbai in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle. Learn the secrets of top attractions including Dhobi Ghat, the Gateway of India, and the elegant Victoria Terminus building from your private guide
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$138.67
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$138.67
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Elephanta Caves Tour

Elephanta Caves Tour

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The Peripheral culture and heritage of Mumbai yet remain to be unaffected. Being just 34 km away from Gateway of Mumbai lays the hidden beauty of Elephanta Caves. These historic caves have attracted millions of tourist with its worthy while charming right from 7th Century AD. In order to reach here, it is required to take the help of ferry boats. Most fascinating spots that are worth exploring are enchanting caves of Lord Shiva and various sculpted forms of Natrajaya.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Elephanta Caves Tour including Lunch and Transport

Elephanta Caves Tour including Lunch and Transport

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Elephanta caves are one of the most Enigmatic, fascinating and Extraordinary heritage sites in India as these caves are surrounded by water on all sides. The peaceful Elephanta island stands in stark contrast to the hectic and noisy Mumbai City. It is a 60 minutes enjoyable boat journey / Ferry ride from the Gateway of India.
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  • 6 hours
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$180.00
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$180.00

2 Days of Exploring Mumbai's Best: Heritage Walk, Khaugully, Dharavi & Elephanta

2 Days of Exploring Mumbai's Best: Heritage Walk, Khaugully, Dharavi & Elephanta

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It is a tour that gives you a peek into Mumbai's hidden architecture, food and community stories. The guest will get to see a part of Mumbai which is famous but stories that are untold.
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  • 2 days
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$296.64
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$296.64
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Dabbawala Tour With Elephanta Caves Tour

Dabbawala Tour With Elephanta Caves Tour

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The UNESCO–listed Elephanta Caves are widely considered among Mumbai’s must-see attractions, but exploring independently means missing their 7th-century history. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Mumbai hotel and visit the Elephanta Caves with your guide. Learn of powerful deities like Lord Shiva, and decipher panels depicting stages of his life. Along the way, find out how Mumbai’s hard-working dabbawalas keep the city ticking.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Ancient Caves with Temple & Backwater (16 Days)

Ancient Caves with Temple & Backwater (16 Days)

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On this 16 days tour explore the Ancient Caves of Ajanta & Ellora, visit the marvelous Temple of South India, and rejuvenate in the Backwater of Kerala. You will also visit Hyderabad the city blessed with extraordinary wealth of historic monuments. All airport transfers, sightseeing and excursion will be provide in an air conditioned vehicle, with private government licences local tour guide in each city. You will travel in flight on Mumbai - Aurangabad - Hyderabad - Chennai sectors.
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  • 16 days
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$2,940.08
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$2,940.08
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Elephanta Island Tour in Private Vehicle

Elephanta Island Tour in Private Vehicle

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Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Mahārāshtra. Trimurti is the most renowned sculpture in mandapa of the Great Cave is Trimurti (Trimurthy) – sculpture with three faces of Shiva. It is located on the south wall of mandapa and is 6.1 m high. Trimurti resembles a Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva) – royal insignia of Rashtrakutas.
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  • 6 to 8 minutes
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$62.00
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$62.00
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Mumbai to Bhopal Visit Ancient Caves, Temples & Mughal Monuments

Mumbai to Bhopal Visit Ancient Caves, Temples & Mughal Monuments

Mumbai to Bhopal Ancient Caves, Temples & Mughal Monuments tour will begin with pick up from Mumbai airport. The itinerary include visit to ancient caves at Elephanta, Nashik, Ellora, Ajanta & Bhimbetica. Ancient Temples at Nashik, Ellora, Asirgarh, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Ujjain, Bhojpur, Sanchi & Udayagiri. You will also visit the Mughal monuments at Aurangabad, Burhanpur, Mandu & Bhopal. Most of the monuments you will visit on this tours are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Transport service will remain on disposal with you from arrival till departure. Entrances to all monuments & local guide service are well included in package price.
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  • 12 days
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$2,410.67
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$2,410.67
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Half Day Elephanta Cave Tour

Half Day Elephanta Cave Tour

Showcasing a part of Mumbai Island which is brimmed with magic exposed in an Elephanta tour. Elephanta caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Traveler can explore lots of information about the cave temples and if you are a very good photographer then its a best place to capture iconic cave view.
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  • 5 hours
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$101.34
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$101.34

12-Day Private Tour from Mumbai to Rajasthan & Taj Mahal

12-Day Private Tour from Mumbai to Rajasthan & Taj Mahal

Explore the flourishing commercial city Mumbai, one of the predominant port and home to Bollywood the globally-influential Hindi film & TV industries. Move on for a taste of the life of the Maharajas in Rajasthan. Wooded hills, amazing lakes, rugged forts & palaces, men and women in colorful turbans and skirts, bustling towns and quiet villages, harsh sunlight and the cool evening breeze, are all there in abundance. Witness the beauty of awe-inspiring Taj Mahal and Finally reach the Imperial city Delhi to see the Mughal & British architecture. Tour can be either start from Mumbai and end in Delhi or start in Delhi and end in Mumbai.
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  • 12 days
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$2,333.00
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$2,333.00
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Western Coast of India (15 Days)

Western Coast of India (15 Days)

The western coast of India is located between Kerala and Gujarat and extends from the Arabian Sea to the Western Ghats. Its total length is 1400 km, width ranges from 10 km to 80 km, and the elevation ranges from 150 m to 300 m above sea level. It is characterized by sandy beaches, mud-flats, sand-dunes, alluvial tracts, estuaries, lagoons, residual hills and more. It lacks deltas as the short and swift rivers are not able to make deltas in this coast.
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  • 15 days
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$3,062.80
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$3,062.80
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3 Days 2 Nights Mumbai City Tour

3 Days 2 Nights Mumbai City Tour

Mumbai or ‘The City that Never Sleeps’, is one of the marvellous cities to visit India. The heavily urbanised city of Maharashtra has something in store for everyone- from backpackers and devotees to tourists who love to spend on expensive hotels and restaurants.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$467.00
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$467.00

Mumbai Elephanta Caves and Heritage City Tour

Mumbai Elephanta Caves and Heritage City Tour

This tour include excursion visit to UNESCO World Heritage site of Elephanta Island with ferry transfer from Gateway of India and drive through Heritage city which include Chhatrapati Shivaji Train Station, Mumbai University, the Rajabai Clock Tower, the Oval Maidan, Mani Bhavan, Bombay High Court, Dhobi Ghat, the Jain temple, Banganga tank, Kamala Nehru Park and the Hanging Gardens near the Tower of Silence. Ride along Marine Drive, and see many British heritage buildings such as the Prince of Wales Museum, Maharashtra Police Headquarters, the Flora Fountain and Hutatma Chowk, the Telegraph Office, the India Post Office Building, the Kala Ghoda area, David Sasoon's Library and the National Gallery of Modern Art. Pick up and drop off from your hotel, entrances to monuments mentioned in the itinerary and English speaking guide service is well included.
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  • 9 hours
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$248.54
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$248.54
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Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai

Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai

The private tour will begin in Mumbai a city famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry & the country's financial powerhouse. The heart of the city contains some of the grandest colonial-era architecture on the planet, unique bazaars, hidden temples, hipster enclaves and India’s premier restaurants and nightlife. Fly to Kolkata & witness the culture that fused European philosophies with Indian tradition & discover colonial buildings the British left behind. Then drive to Sundarbans to explore world's largest coastal mangrove forest by cruising in buffer zone. The delta is densely covered by mangrove forests, and is one of the largest reserves for the Bengal tiger. It is also home to a variety of bird, reptile and invertebrate species, including the salt-water crocodile.
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  • 15 days
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$2,690.48
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$2,690.48
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Mumbai One Day Sightseeing Tour with Elephanta Caves

Mumbai One Day Sightseeing Tour with Elephanta Caves

Morning 9.00 AM our guide will pick-up your from your hotel, and proceed for a guided tour of Mumbai ‘The City that Never Sleeps’. The first spot is at Mumbai harbor where you will take a ferry ride to Elephanta Island, explore the heritage site famous for the ancient caves - which were used during 5th century BC. Later in the afternoon, take a ferry back to the land. After lunch at any restaurant, you will be taken to Gateway of India for photoshoot and sightseeing. Later, you will be taken to Prince of Wales Museum. You can find interesting artifacts of Indus Valley civilization here. Later visit Mani Bhavan, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Later our representative will transfer you back to your hotel in Mumbai.
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  • 8 hours
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$106.67
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$106.67
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Mumbai- Full day visit to

Mumbai- Full day visit to "ELEPHANTA CAVES"- collection of Ancient temple caves

A cruise through Mumbai Harbor brings you to the rock cut cave temples on Elephanta Island. In 1987, the caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rock cut temple complex covers an area of 60,000 square feet consisting of a main chamber, two lateral ones, courtyards and subsidiary shrines. The site of these magnificent caves contains beautiful reliefs, sculptures, and a temple to the Hindu god Shiva
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$84.00
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$84.00
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Incredible Tour of India

Incredible Tour of India

The Incredible Tour of India will begin in Mumbai a city famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry & country's financial powerhouse. Fly to Aurangabad & get up close look at the stunning Ajanta and Ellora Caves two unique UNESCO World Heritage sites dating from between 2nd century BC and 6th century AD. Then fly to Goa & unwind yourself on the renowned endless beaches. Visit intrinsically Hindu collection of temples at Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal & Hampi to see some of India's most intricate historical stone carvings. Next fly to Cochin & witness the unparalleled natural, historical and heritage charm of Kerala while visiting Cochin, Munnar & Thekkady & cruising on backwaters in Alleppey.
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  • 18 days
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$3,024.00
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$3,024.00
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Cultural Experience including stay with local family

Cultural Experience including stay with local family

Get the true Indian hospitality experience by  staying with locals in India.Not many travellers get the opportunity to  stay with the  locals in a and experience life untouched by commercialism. See there city along with them,taste the delicious home cook food.
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  • 2 days
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$186.67
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