Located 106km north-east of Aurangabad, the UNESCO World Heritage listed Ajanta and Ellora Caves date from around 200BC to 650AD. The Ajanta Caves were abandoned until 1819 when a British hunting party stumbled upon them. Their isolation contributed to the fine state of their preservation.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE AURANGABAD
Upon arrival at Aurangabad airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAY 2: AURANGABAD – AJANTA
Enjoy a tour to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Buddhist caves of Ajanta. The Ajanta site includes 30 rock-cut caves where you will find paintings and sculptures, considered to be masterpieces of Buddhist religious art. (B,L)
DAY 3: ELLORA – DEPART AURANGABAD
This morning visit the caves of Ellora, which consist of 34 rock-cut shrines representing Buddhist, Hindu and Jain art. Later this afternoon you will be transferred to Aurangabad airport where your arrangements end. (B,L)
Ajanta Caves are closed on Mondays year-round and Ellora Caves closed Tuesdays year-round.
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.