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  1. India
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Aurangabad
  4. Ajanta Caves

Aurangabad: Ajanta and Ellora Caves Private Day Tour

Product ID: 170181
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Explore the mesmerizing heritage sites of the Ajanta and Ellora caves on this one day tour.
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Duration 8 hours
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  • Imbibe on ancient life while touring Ajanta and Ellora Caves in Aurangabad
  • Be enchanted by the beauty of paintings, murals, and carvings in the caves
  • Take a plunge into the beauty of architecture and the marvels of ancient rock-cut temples at the Ellora Caves
  • Enjoy a face-to-face encounter with the thousand year old history of ancient Indian culture
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Be picked up from the airport or hotel in Aurangabad at 8am. From there, your journey to Ajanta Cave will be about 100km and will take around 3 hours.

Visit one of the oldest UNESCO World Heritage sites, Ajanta Caves. Discover the 29 Buddhist caves, which are enclosed in the hill side and learn about the ancient Indian history which is revealed through beautiful paintings and carvings inside the cave. Be taken to the era of ancient time by the carvings which cover the gigantic pillars, stupas, and ceilings. These carvings and paintings clearly depict the major dominance of Buddhist Philosophy.

Once you’re done with exploring the miracles of Ajanta caves, head towards the Ellora caves. Located at a distance of 95km, the drive towards Ellora caves will take 2 hours. Here, explore the Ellora Cave, an imposing complex of rock shrines that represent the three faiths of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. It was formed between the 5th and the 13th centuries CE and it has 12 Buddhist caves, 5 Jain temples and 17 Hindu temples.

Finally, after the sightseeing, you would be dropped at the hotel or airport in Aurangabad.
  • Private air conditioned car
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Private hotel or airport pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance Fee to Ajanta Caves
  • Entrance Fee to Ellora Caves
  • All applicable taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Any travel or accommodation expenses arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay

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Aurangabad Hotel or Airport

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Product ID: 170181