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Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora Caves Tour (3 Days)

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Day 1: Arrive Aurangabad

Stop At: Aurangabad Caves, Nr. Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad 431001 India
On arrival at airport assistance and transfer to hotel.

Later city tour of Aurangabad, visit the Aurangabad Caves, which are artificial caves that were dug out of soft rock during the 6th and 7th century.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Bibi Ka Maqbara, Begumpura Gulistan-e-Jauhar KARACHI, Aurangabad 431004 India
The burial place for Aurangzeb wife
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum, Near Govt. Arts and Science college, Himayat Bagh, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431004, India
Archaeological museum.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Aurangabad - Ajanja - Aurangabad (104kms/ 2hrs approx one way)

Stop At: Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001 India
Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). The Buddhist Caves of Ajanta were discovered by the British officers in 1819 while tiger hunting. Ajanta Caves were first mentioned in the writings of the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang who visited India between A.D 629 and 645. The Caves at Ajanta are older than those at Ellora , which date from about 200 B.C to 650 A.D. Thirty beautiful Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Five of these Caves are Chaityas (Place of worship) while the other twenty-five are Viharas (monasteries). Ajanta Caves are divided in two categories based on two schools of Buddhist thought - Hinayana Caves and Mahayana Caves.

Evening back to hotel in Aurangabad.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Aurangabad - Departure (flight)

Stop At: Ellora Caves, Ellora India
Excursion to visit the Ellora Caves (Tuesday closed), a UNESCO World Heritage Site from about 200 B.C. to 650 A.D. There are a total of 34 monasteries and temples at Ellora, belonging to the three different religions, namely - Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Grishneshwar, Ellora Nr. Ellora Caves, Aurangabad India
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in Shaivism tradition of Hinduism, which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga (linga of light).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad, Daulatabad India
On way back visit Daulatabad Fort one of the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan. The defense system that made Daulatabad virtually impregnable comprises fortifications with double and even triple rows of massive walls.

Later transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from Aurangabad airport or railway station

Airports

  • Chikkalthana Airport, Aurangabad India
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Aurangabad
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Entry/Admission - Aurangabad Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Bibi Ka Maqbara
  • Entry/Admission - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Ellora Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Daulatabad Fort
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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