Full Day Ajanta Caves Sight Seeing Tour - Aurangabad / Maharashtra
Since ancient times, Aurangabad has been of great importance due to its location on the famous "Silk Route" that traversed across Asia to Europe. Textiles and beads were exported to the markets of Greece, Rome and Egypt, along with Buddhist teachings and Indian art forms.
Ajanta - 110km :
Ajanta's wondrous cave temples are cut into the rocky sides of a dramatic crescent-shaped gorge, at the head of which is a waterfall that drops over the mountain rim in a series of seven steps to a pool far below - the Saptakund. Dating back to the 2nd century B.C, they cover a span of 800 years where under royal patronage of ruling dynasties, professional artists helped Buddhist monks to create magnificent murals narrating the story of Buddha in his cycle of incarnations. Etched and painted in vegetable and mineral dyes, the paintings have a langourous stylised beauty and magical eloquence. The Ajanta Caves are a World Heritage site.
Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Aurangabad at 08:00 am and start your full-day excursion to Ajanta Caves (arrive by 10:30 am). These 2nd century caves are considered great achievements by Buddhist monks. You will see beautiful frescoes, wall paintings and vivid sculptures that reflect the peak of ancient Indian art and architecture. The horseshoe shaped gorge has 30 caves dividend in two phases.
At 2:00 pm after sightseeing you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested for lunch at your own cost. The tour will end at 03:00 pm and sit back and relax on the drive back to your hotel or airport in Aurangabad (arrive by 5:00 pm).
Visit Ajanta Caves .Ajanta caves closed on Monday .
Inclusive : Including Pick up & Drop at your Hotel, English Speaking Guide ,Driver Allowance ,Toll Tax & Parking for Local Journey. Children above 3 years will be charge as Adult Rate & will be provided Separate seat in the Car.
Not Inclusive :
- Pick up & Drop at Railway Station & Airport will be extra.
- Entrances on Direct Payment with help of guide
- Food Guide for Lunch /Dinner :
- Aurangabad City - Atithi Roof top Restaurant /Angeethi Restaurant/China Town - At Amarpreet Hotel /Indiana Rest /Apoorva Rest /Hotel Rama International /Hotel Taj Residency /Citrus Cafe - Hotel Lemon Tree / Tandoor, Mainland China
- At Ajanta - MTDC Restaurant Ajanta
- Shopping - Drivers / Guide instructed not to take Clients for shopping unless advised by the Clients/Travelers.
1 week before start of the journey , else cancellation charges applicable. 5 % charges applicable for refund back to your card in case of cancellation.