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Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour

 

Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour: Overview

Ajanta and Ellora caves are considered to be one of the most visited destinations in the India owing to the magnificent paintings of Ajanta and well-carved sculptures of Ellora. Many tourists attract to visit here throughout the year and enjoy their holiday in historical place.  Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour package starts from Mumbai and cover Ajanta Ellora in 3N/4D with perfect guideline. Holidaytravel.co offering you to visit and experience India’s famous rock cut Buddhist destination which is Ajnata & Ellora where mostly foreigners comes and experienced sculpture paintings. Enjoy Mughals cuisine and taste Kebabs, Biryani in Aurangabad.

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Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour: Highlights

  • Ancient carving temples in Ellora caves

  • 30 Buddhist rock cut Monasteries in Ajanta

  • Antique Wall Paintings of Ajanta Ellora Caves

  • Buddhist as well as Jain temples in Ellora caves

  • Ajanta caves are excavated in a horse shoe shaped rock surface.

 

Why you must visit Ajanta Ellora Caves

Ajanta & Ellora has ancient famous caves which always been recognized as the gems that represent Indian history and the impressive artistry that existed in the foregone era. Its tourist attractions consist of 64 rock-cut caves, located in close proximity from the city of Aurangabad.  If your itinerary forces you to choose, the architecture at Ellora is more impressive. However, Ajanta has an outstanding setting overlooking a gorge and is more enjoyable to explore. The Japanese government funds the maintenance of the Buddhist Ajanta caves, so they're in noticeably better condition than sadly neglected Ellora. This definitely makes Ajanta more appealing.


Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour - Rates & Dates


Hotels Near Ajanta Caves

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Click here to book Hotel View Point...best deals

Click here to book Hotel Royal Palace...best deals

 

Hotels Near Ellora Caves

Click here to book Shivam Residency...best deals

Click here to book Ellora Heritage Resort...best deals

Click here to book Lemon Tree Hotel, Aurangabad...best deals

 

 

Package Inclusion

  • 03 Nights accommodation at well Ranked hotel

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day sightseeings of Ajanta Caves

  • 01 Day sightseeing of Ellora Caves

  • Private Ac vehicle for 04 Days

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • 4.5% Gst tax

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Lunch

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare/ Bus fare/ Railway fare

  • Any Entry ticket


Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai airport or railway station and proceed to Ajanta Caves which is 427 km away from Mumbai. After reach Igatpuri you may stop for lunch in Zaika Family Restaurant which is best family Restaurant of Igatpuri later continue your journey towards Aurangabad. After reach Ajanta caves check in to hotel and Overnight stay with dinner at Ajanta hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: You may have lunch at Zaika Family Restaurant which is on lgatpuri enroute to Aurangabad

After breakfast start your day by visiting Ajanta cave which is located around 99 km from the town of Aurangabad, lie the Ajanta Caves, now included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites.  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. You have full day to enjoy all 30 rock cut Buddhist cave monuments and you may have lunch in nearest Foodwallah Restaurant which is closer to Ajanta cave. After experience Buddhist monasteries, you will come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Aurangabad hotel

 

Ajanta Caves: Ajanta cave located around 99 km from the town of Aurangabad, lie the Ajanta Caves, now included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites.   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.

 

 

 

After breakfast proceed to Ellora caves which is 100 km away from Ajanta Caves. After reach  check in to hotel later you will have full day time to explore Ellora which is famous as showcases the experiments that had carried out by Hindu, Buddhist and Jain monks some 300 to 600 years back. The former were tolerant of all religions and under their liberal patronage, the technique of excavating rock-cut temples reached a high degree of perfection.  After visit 12 famous Buddhist monasteries you may have lunch at Hotel Kailash later continue your tour by visiting rest of the caves and temples. By the evening come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Ellora caves.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at Kailash hotel which serves pure veg food items

 

Ellora caves : Ellora caves are in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Ellora showcases the experiments that had carried out by Hindu, Buddhist and Jain monks some 600 to 300 years back. The former were tolerant of all religions and, under their liberal patronage, the technique of excavating rock-cut temples reached a high degree of perfection.   

After breakfast proceed to Mumbai which is 330 km away from Ellora caves. After reach you will drop to Mumbai airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Meals: Breakfast



Entry Fee to caves

The admission fee for foreign tourists it is approximately US$ 10.  A additional fee of Rs.25 is charged if you are taking a video camera with you. Children below the age of 15 years are permitted free of charge.  The entry is free on all Friday’s and this is the day you probably should stay away.

 

Visiting hours for Ajanta - Ellora caves

The Caves are open from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. The Ajanta Caves remain closed on all Monday’s. The Ellora caves are closed on Tuesdays. Both, Ajanta and Ellora caves are open on national holidays.

 

How to Reach Mumbai

By Flight: Mumbai’s airport is the Sahara International Airport and has many international airlines flying to Mumbai. These flights connect Mumbai to almost all the major international and domestic locations. Mumbai Central and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (or VT) connect the city to the rest of the country.

By Bus: Buses from other states arrive at the Mumbai Central Bus Station. Most of the inter-Maharashtra buses arrive at this station as well. Bus services ply regularly between Mumbai and cities like Bengaluru, Surat, Nashik, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Mangalore, Kochi and Goa

By Train: The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station is Mumbai's main rail head. It is well connected to all major cities and is also the main railway station for the local trains running within the city. Mumbai is well linked with other parts of the country by a huge network of trains.

 

Places to visit in Ajanta caves

Kailasanatha: Kailash Temple is basically the Cave 16, which is the most popular attraction of Ellora. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is largest rock-cut temple in the world that was chiseled out of 3 million cubic feet of rock. The temple is a multi-storeyed complex, designed similar to Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva. The temple features a two-storied gateway, which resembles a South Indian Gopura. This gateway leads to a U-shaped courtyard, which is bordered by columned galleries. Sculptures of deities adorn the galleries of this temple that was once connected to the central temple by flying bridges. They are a testimony to the fact that the three religions Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism were one and hence there are also Hindu temples to visit. The home of god Shiva in the Himalayas,  It is the largest monolithic structure in the world, carved top-down from a single rock. The temple is a tall pyramidal structure carved with niches, plasters, as well as images of deities.

 

Swayambhu Ganpati Temple:  A 400-year-old Ganesha temple, Swayambhu is built of pule which is nothing but white sand and is believed to be a self-created monolith of Lord Ganesha. The idol of the presiding deity of this temple, Lord Ganapathy, is a swayambhu(self created/manifested), which is formed of white sand. The idol placed in the sanctum sanctorum, made of copper, gets lit up by sunlight during the sunrise and sunset. Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, also regarded as ‘Paschim Dwar Dewata’, is at a distance of about 55 km from Ratnagiri Town.

 

Ganapatipule Beach:  A clean rocky beach with fine silvery white sand, the Ganapatipule beach, is also known for the lagoon it houses.  Ganapatipule Beach is situated at a distance of 28 km from Ratnagiri and is one of the most visited places of this city. This beach has been named after the Hindu deity Ganesha and houses an ancient temple under the same name.  Other attractions of this beach include delicious food stalls, beautiful views of sunset and unique white sand which is rarely found on Indian beaches.

 

Marleshwar Temple:  Marleshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva temple and is located on the outskirts of Ratnagiri. It is situated on an isolated hill and is thoroughly surrounded by a dense network of evergreen forest. Marleshwar temple provides a beautiful view of the nearby mountains and is surrounded by numerous waterfalls. However, one should visit this place preferably in the monsoon season as most of the waterfalls get dried up during other seasons.

 

Guhagar Beach: Guhagar beach is situated at a distance of about 8 km from Ratnagiri and is one of the most peaceful beaches in the state of Maharashtra. Guhagar beach is known for its pleasant weather and calm water which can be comfortably used for swimming purposes. This beach remains surrounded

by local fishermen, boat owners and adventure sport operators and is one of the most captivating places in Ratnagiri.

 

Ratnagiri Lighthouse:  Ratnagiri lighthouse is situated at a distance of around 10 km from the main town and can be safely described as the untouched landmark of Ratnagiri. The lighthouse is surrounded by the ancient fort of Ratnadurg on one side and by Arabian Sea on the other. Ratnagiri lighthouse is a pleasingly peaceful place and provides you a 360 degree view of the Arabian Sea.

 

Shri Devi Bhagwati Temple:  Shri Devi Bhagwati Temple is situated inside the ancient fort of Ratnagiri and is dedicated to Hindu deity Durga. In spite of being surrounded by an abandoned fort, this temple stands as a major centre of faith for the locals of Ratnagiri. The festival of Navratri is considered as the best occasion to visit this temple as one can get a beautiful glimpse of local traditions and values during this festival.

 

 

Places to visit in Ellora Caves

Grishneshwar Temple:   This monument located in Aurangabad, displays the scientific thought process put in medieval Indian architecture. The entire functionality of the water mill (Panchakki) truly amazes you.

 

Bibi Ka Makbara: The Bibi-Ka-Maqbara is a beautiful mausoleum of Rabia-ul-Daurani alias Dilras Banu Begum. Bibi Ka Maqbara is built out of marbles on an elevated square platform with four minarets at its corners. The museum houses rare collection of artifacts and articles of personal use from the times of the Mughal era.

 

Daualatabad fort: Daulatabad Fort (14 kilometer away from Aurangabad City), in Daulatabad, or 'the abode of wealth' is situated on an isolated conical hill from a 600 feet high mesa-like flat terrain. The fort area is surrounded by three concentric walls (fortifications) known as kots. The Daulatabad fort was one of the most powerful forts during the medieval period.

 

Khuldabad:  Khuldabad is a nearby town in Aurangabad and is also known as "Rauza", meaning garden of paradise. There are various important monuments in this fortified town of Khuldabad. The most famous one being the tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurungjeb and the tomb of the first Nizam of Hyderabad.

Hotels Near Ajanta Caves

Click here to book Hotel Aditya Resort...best deals

Click here to book Hotel View Point...best deals

Click here to book Hotel Royal Palace...best deals

 

Hotels Near Ellora Caves

Click here to book Shivam Residency...best deals

Click here to book Ellora Heritage Resort...best deals

Click here to book Lemon Tree Hotel, Aurangabad...best deals

 

 

Package Inclusion

  • 03 Nights accommodation at well Ranked hotel

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day sightseeings of Ajanta Caves

  • 01 Day sightseeing of Ellora Caves

  • Private Ac vehicle for 04 Days

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • 4.5% Gst tax

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Lunch

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare/ Bus fare/ Railway fare

  • Any Entry ticket

Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai airport or railway station and proceed to Ajanta Caves which is 427 km away from Mumbai. After reach Igatpuri you may stop for lunch in Zaika Family Restaurant which is best family Restaurant of Igatpuri later continue your journey towards Aurangabad. After reach Ajanta caves check in to hotel and Overnight stay with dinner at Ajanta hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: You may have lunch at Zaika Family Restaurant which is on lgatpuri enroute to Aurangabad

After breakfast start your day by visiting Ajanta cave which is located around 99 km from the town of Aurangabad, lie the Ajanta Caves, now included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites.  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. You have full day to enjoy all 30 rock cut Buddhist cave monuments and you may have lunch in nearest Foodwallah Restaurant which is closer to Ajanta cave. After experience Buddhist monasteries, you will come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Aurangabad hotel

 

Ajanta Caves: Ajanta cave located around 99 km from the town of Aurangabad, lie the Ajanta Caves, now included in the list of UNESCO World heritage Sites.   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.

 

 

 

After breakfast proceed to Ellora caves which is 100 km away from Ajanta Caves. After reach  check in to hotel later you will have full day time to explore Ellora which is famous as showcases the experiments that had carried out by Hindu, Buddhist and Jain monks some 300 to 600 years back. The former were tolerant of all religions and under their liberal patronage, the technique of excavating rock-cut temples reached a high degree of perfection.  After visit 12 famous Buddhist monasteries you may have lunch at Hotel Kailash later continue your tour by visiting rest of the caves and temples. By the evening come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Ellora caves.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at Kailash hotel which serves pure veg food items

 

Ellora caves : Ellora caves are in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Ellora showcases the experiments that had carried out by Hindu, Buddhist and Jain monks some 600 to 300 years back. The former were tolerant of all religions and, under their liberal patronage, the technique of excavating rock-cut temples reached a high degree of perfection.   

After breakfast proceed to Mumbai which is 330 km away from Ellora caves. After reach you will drop to Mumbai airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Meals: Breakfast

Ajanta Ellora Caves Tour - Rates & Dates

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