A visit to Ajanta & Ellora will be a mesmerizing experience in order to discover the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra state. Pack your bags and get ready for touring one of the fabulous cultural pilgrimages of Maharashtra. The caves of the Ajanta and Ellora remind us of few flavors of the country that are beautifully crafted on the rocks. It is a world heritage location and one must not overlook such places.
The Ajanta caves were discovered in the year 1819 that resembles a number of examples of the art work of the Buddhist. This paintings provides a unique opportunity in order to study and research early phases of the architecture, paintings and sculpture of Buddha. All this work was later influenced in Central and East of Africa. Ellora caves are located at a distance of about 30 km from the main city.
The caves of Ellora denote some 300 yrs of experiments that were carried out by various faiths with different structural and iconography compulsions. The five nights and six days of the Ajanta and Ellora tour packages encapsulate all exquisite beauty of the place. It is amazing to see the work that was build up to explain the thoughts with the help of a hammer and shaped by the artisans. It feels like there is some life inhabited inside the carved stone that adds beauty to the caves of Ajanta and Ellora. Disrobe your beautiful eyes to see the silent beauty of the caves with the help of our package tour.
Duration : 5 Nights and 6 Days
Destinations Covered : Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai.
Day 01 - Arrival at Mumbai :
Arrive at Mumbai via any means of transport services. As Mumbai is well connected with the main parts of other states, reaching here is quite easy. Our representative will welcome you in a traditional way. Later you will be transfered to the nearby hotel for overnight staying. Taste the appetizing dinner arranged by the tour.
Day 02 - Mumbai - Aurangabad :
After your morning breakfast we will be visiting the famous Gateway of India and the nearby local market of the city. You will drive to Aurangabad in the evening. Enjoy the warm welcome arranged at the hotel of Aurangabad booked by us. Overnight staying facilities and delicious dinner are arranged by us. Enjoy your sleep.
Day 03 - Sightseeing in Aurangabad :
After breakfast proceed your journey for the entire day by visiting the attractions of the Ajanta caves. It is ranked as approximately 30 numbers in World Heritage site. Take a look on the caves that include Shrines (Chaitya) halls or Monastries (Viharas). Ajanta caves adorn the tourist by its outstanding scriptures, architecture and paintings placed on the Hinayana sections and the Mahayanas sections of Buddhism. Before the sunset we will leave the Ajanta caves, as there are no such light arrangements around the caves. Return back to hotel, freshen up and enjoy hot tea or coffee along with some snacks arranged by us. Overnight staying facilities are arranged by us.
Day 04 - Sightseeing at Aurangabad :
After having breakfast we will leave for the tour of sightseeing of the Ellora Caves, Aurangabad caves and Daulatabad fort. Ellora caves embrace its positions from the UNESCO World heritage. The caves of Ellora denote the major religion such as Jainism, Budhhism and Hindusim. There are 34 temples and monasteries at the Ellora, which all belongs to diversified religion. The work done inside the caves truly reflect tantric in their architectural and iconography designs. The 9 caves of the Ellora mainly comprises of Viharas or Buddhist monasteries. Return back to the hotel and enjoy the dinner and overnight staying facilities arranged by the tour.
Day 05 - Aurangabad - Mumbai :
Proceed your journey after having your breakfast for an excursion to the Elephanta caves. The Elephanta caves are widely known for the carving the rocks dated by the 5th century. One can freely roam in the evening for shopping in the local markets of Auranagabad. Return back to the hotel, enjoy your dinner and get ready for Mumbai in the morning on the 6th day of the Ajanta and Ellora tour.
Day 06 - Depart for Mumbai :
After having your breakfast, drive from Aurangabad to Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai, check into the hotel booked by us. Leave for sightseeing the Mumbai tour for visiting Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens and Juhu beach. Disembark to the airport or railway station for your onward destination as by per your convenience. Tour ends here.