Travelers are voting Elephanta Caves, Kanheri Caves and Jogeshwari Caves as the best of 5 caves near Mumbai. There are 1 cave near Alibagh a city just 30 km from Mumbai and 8 caves near Karjat which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Elephanta Caves near Alibagh and Kanheri Caves in Karjat. You can find 18 caves in Maharashtra and 111 caves in the country of India. Our members favorite in Maharashtra is Ajanta Caves and Elephanta Caves is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of caves near Mumbai.