Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora Caves Tour with flight from Mumbai (3 Days)

This private 3 day tour cover the stunning Ajanta and Ellora Caves both UNESCO World Heritage listed sites. Explore 34 caves at Ellora, dating 6th and 11th centuries AD, as well as 29 caves at Ajanta, dating back to between the 2nd century BC and 6th century AD. You will also explore the Daulatabad Fort, monuments in Aurangabad city and one of 12 Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. Your tour include air ticket Mumbai to Aurangabad & back, airport transfer in Mumbai, two nights accommodations in Aurangabad, all transport during 3 days in Aurangabad, professional guide and monuments entrances.

per adult from

$1,108

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Return economy class flight ticket Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai
    • 2 Nights accommodation in Aurangabad
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide).
    • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
    • Bottled water
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Bibi Ka Maqbara
    • Entry/Admission - Aurangabad Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Ellora Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Daulatabad Fort
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

  • Day 1: Mumbai to Aurangabad (flight)

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Pick up from your hotel in Mumbai and transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad.

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    On arrival at Aurangabad airport assistance and transfer to hotel.

    Stop At: Bibi Ka Maqbara, Begumpura Gulistan-e-Jauhar KARACHI, Aurangabad 431004 India
    Later city tour of Aurangabad visit Bibi ka Maqbara Built by Azam Shah in 1678, the Bibi ka Maqbara is a son's loving tribute to his mother. Due to its similar design standing spectacularly on the lawns of the landscaped garden with ponds, fountains and water channels, the white marbled monument is popularly known as the mini Taj of the Deccan.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Aurangabad Caves, Nr. Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad 431001 India
    Aurangabad Caves situated at a distance of 5 km, nestled amidst the hills are 12 Buddhist caves dating back to 3 A.D. Of particular interest are the Tantric influences evident in the iconography and architectural designs of the caves Also visit a small archaeological museum.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Aurangabad - Ajanja - Aurangabad (104kms/ 2hrs approx one way)

    Stop At: Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001 India
    Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). The Buddhist Caves of Ajanta were discovered by the British officers in 1819 while tiger hunting. Ajanta Caves were first mentioned in the writings of the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang who visited India between A.D 629 and 645. The Caves at Ajanta are older than those at Ellora , which date from about 200 B.C to 650 A.D. Thirty beautiful Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Five of these Caves are Chaityas (Place of worship) while the other twenty-five are Viharas (monasteries). Ajanta Caves are divided in two categories based on two schools of Buddhist thought - Hinayana Caves and Mahayana Caves.
    Evening back to hotel in Aurangabad for overnight stay.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Aurangabad - Mumbai (flight)

    Stop At: Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Grishneshwar, Ellora Nr. Ellora Caves, Aurangabad India
    Breakfast at hotel, excursion to visit Grishneshwar jyotirlinga & Ellora Caves. Visit Grishneshwar Temple one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in Shaivism tradition of Hinduism, which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga. Made of red and black stones boasting intricate carvings and patterns the temple was constructed by Queen Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore, in the Maratha style of architecture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ellora Caves, Ellora Cave Rd Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005 India
    Ellora Caves a UNESCO World heritage sites (Tuesday closed). It houses 34 monasteries and temples with some exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments that date back from 600 to 1000 AD. The temples of Ellora are dedicated to Brahmanism, Jainism, and Buddhism. It also has some of the excellent stonework depicting the legends related to Lord Shiva.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad, Daulatabad India
    On way back visit Daulatabad Fort one of the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan. The defense system that made Daulatabad virtually impregnable comprises fortifications with double and even triple rows of massive walls.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    Later transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance and transfer to your hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from any city hotels in Mumbai City
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price using 5 star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/28/2021
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Price using 4 star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/28/2021
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P12

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