Elephanta is an island off the Mumbai (Bombay) coast.So the first point is to get to Mumbai.
Kanheri Caves are located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, north of Mumbai.It's about 1 hour train ride from the Churchgate station on the Harbour line of the the Mumbai Rail Network.
Elephanta Ferry (launch) services operate from the Gateway of India ferry point also called the Apollo Bandar.
The Elephanta Island Map (Gharapuri).Popular attractions are marked (Cave 1 to Cave 5) and the Cannon Hill.
What is Elephanta?Elephanta Caves is UNESCO World Heritage site is a fine specimen of rock cut architecture and art of medieval India.
The main cave in Elephanta with massive panels carved on the inner walls. You'll be spending majority of the tour time here. Beyond this main cave are four more minor caves connected with a walkway.
Ambarnath is a small industrial town in Thane district of Maharashtra.It is located about 60 km ( 37miles ) east of Mumbai on the Mumbai-Pune route.