The longest ropeway project connecting Mumbai and the Elephanta Caves is going to clear soon!
According to a report, slated to be India’s first and longest ropeway project over the sea, the project will be executed by the Mumbai Port Trust, under the Ministry of Shipping.
This will boost tourism like never before! The project involves the installation of 8-11 towers over the sea. These towers’ height range between 50-150 meters. It will be a 14-minute ride by the 30-seater cable cars.
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The 8-km long ropeway will start from Sewri in Mumbai’s east coast and end at the Elephanta Island in Raigad district. For the journey both ways, the tentative fare is expected to be around Rs.500 for Indians and Rs.1,000 for foreign tourists. The ropeway will also offer visitors a view of mudflats on the east coast as well as the mangroves.
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