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  3. Aurangabad
  4. Ajanta Caves

From Aurangabad: Private Ajanta & Ellora Caves Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 172257
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On this full-day tour, you will explore the mesmerizing heritage sites of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. See the amazing carvings and painting on the walls of the caves, as you learn about ancient Indian history.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Your hotel or the airport in Aurangabad.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Ajanta and Ellora Caves from Aurangabad
  • Be enchanted by the beauty of the paintings, murals, and carvings in the caves
  • Admire the architectural marvels of ancient rock-cut temples
  • Explore the thousand-year-old history of ancient Indian culture
Full description
After pick-up from the airport or your hotel in Aurangabad at 8:00 AM, you will start the 3-hour drive to the Ajanta Caves. The amazing caves are one of the world's oldest UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The cave complex features 30 Buddhist cave monuments enclosed in the hillside. Ancient Indian history is revealed through beautiful paintings and carvings inside the caves. See the gigantic carved pillars and ancient stupas (Buddhist burial mounds). Learn about Buddhist philosophy and teachings through the carvings and paintings in the Ajanta Caves.

Once you have explored the caves, you will head towards the Ellora Caves, approximately a 2-hour drive away. The Ellora Caves are an imposing complex of rock shrines that represent the three faiths of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. The complex has 12 Buddhist caves, 5 Jain temples, and 17 Hindu temples to explore. After the sightseeing, you will be dropped back at your hotel or at the airport in Aurangabad.
Includes
  • Private full-day tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned car
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel or airport pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees to the Ajanta Caves and the Ellora Caves
  • All applicable taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

From US$ 210 per person