Travelers are voting Elephanta Caves, Kanheri Caves and Jogeshwari Caves as the best of 5 caves near Mumbai. There are 6 caves near Karjat a city just 31 km from Mumbai and 3 caves near Palghar which is 43 km distant. The most popular of these are Bhaja Caves near Karjat and Jogeshwari Caves in Palghar. You can find 18 caves in Maharashtra and 111 caves in the country of India. Our members favorite in Maharashtra is Elephanta Caves and Ajanta Caves is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of caves near Mumbai.