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Discover the Aurangabad : Ajanta Ellora Tour rich cultural heritage location in Maharashtra

Welcome to Aurangabad, one of India's most iconic travel destinations and home to an amazing array of sights, activities and events. Even first time visitors to Aurangabad will quickly be enthralled by how fun and fascinating Aurangabad really can be. For those tourists who are looking for a glimpse of the real India, or just a fun night out, Aurangabad offers modern comforts and amenities and old world charm with vibrant night life

Aurangabad is the gateway to the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora. Lying along the right bank of the Kham River, the city is the district headquarters. There are several luxury and budget hotels, shopping centres and banks. In the city are three museums housing the art treasures of the region, the Sunheri Mahal Museum, the University Museum and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum. You can also while away the hours in the pleasant confines of the Bani Begum Gardens.

The detailed itinerary mentioned which covers Ajanta Caves, Daulatabad fort and Ellora Caves, the important destinations of Aurangabad. The day wise itinerary is designed in a way that covers all the sightseeing points for each location in Aurangabad.

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Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad

Like the Ellora Caves, the Ajanta have been carved by man into the rock and as such have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site due to their unique nature. Getting here requires travelling 100kms from Augurabad, a trip that can easily be done in one day - and one which should be considered a compulsory part of any itinerary when in Aurangabad. The murals in some of the caves are exquisite with the oldest group of temples dating back more than 2,000 years.

Ajanta Ellora Tour is a perfect place of rich cultural heritage and comfortable. After a full day of site seeing, Aurangabad provides various options to relax during the evening. Aurangabad is named fastest growing city of Asia, the city’s rate of development is very good, a newly developed international airport, numerous huge shopping complexes and malls, multiplex cinema, five star hotels and a wide range of specialty restaurants throughout the city. The city of Aurangabad invites you to spend a perfect holiday tour.

Tourists are looking for a variety of cultural attractions, and Aurangabad will not leave you disappointed. There are so manyoptions to choose. Aurangabad‘s main attraction is Ajanta Ellora tour that is famous for around the world.

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There are some Aurangabad sightseeing that you never wants to miss!

Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad, has a group of Caves which are quite beautiful. These Buddhist Caves were carved out of the hillside in the 6th or 7th century AD.

Bibi ka Maqbara

It was built by Azam Shah in 1678, the Bibi ka Maqbara is a son's loving tribute to his mother, Begum Rabia Durrani, the Queen of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Standing fabulously on the lawns of the landscaped garden with ponds, fountains and water channels,the white marbled monument rises majestically in an intentional bid to copy and rival the world famous Taj Mahal of Agra. The central tomb, distinguished by elaborate surface ornamentation and intricately perforated marble screens, is framed by four towering minarets.


An engineering feat of the time is the Panchakki, or the water mill built by Malik Ambar in 1695. The water, channeled from a spring on a distant hill was used to power the flour mill and grind grain for the pilgrims.


Most of the monuments in Aurangabad are of the Nizam Shahi, Mughal and Maratha period. There are four main darwazas, or gates leading into the city, which along with nine secondary darwazas formed part of the defense systems of the city.


In the 14th century, several Sufi saints of the Chishti order, chose to reside in Khuldabad the Abode of Eternity. The dargah, or tomb of Moinuddin Chishti, the spiritual guide of the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, is within this sacred complex. The austere emperor himself rests nearby, in a grave as simple as that of a common man's, in striking contrast to the grand mausoleums of his predecessors.

Anwa Temple

A Shiva temple, with beautifully carved sculptures and decorated pillars stands in the village of Anwa, 10 kms east of Golegaon, on the main road leading from Aurangabad to the Ajanta Caves. It was built in the 12th century, and consists of a sanctuary, a mandapa or open hall with decorated pillars. The niches have exquisitely sculpted images of Vishnu, Ganesha and other divinities.

Pitalkhora Caves

Thirteen Buddhist excavations, dating from the 2nd century BC to the 1st century AD lie about 40 km northwest of Ellora, cut into the side of the a secluded ravine. Comprising mainly viharas, they form the largest group of Hinayana Buddhist structures.

Detailed Itinerary

Duration : 3 Nights/4 Days
Destination : Aurangabad
DAY 01: Arrive At Aurangabad (Airport / Railway Station)

Transfer to Hotel. Tour to Paithan (Mini Vrindavan) or Shirdi.

DAY 02:

Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves. Night halt at the hotel

DAY 03:

Full day excursion tour of City, Daulatabad fort, & Ellora caves. Night halt at hotel

DAY 04:

Departure from Aurangabad. Transfer to Railway Station OR Airport.

Hotel Ambassador Ajanta (with breakfast & Dinner)
Hotel Per Couple Extra Person above 5 years
5 star ***** Rs. Rs.
Valid Upto Oct 2015 26,000/- 8,000/-

We at Sam-San Travels provide customised travel solutions and tailor made holidays for families and couples. We provide the most competitive price in the travel field as we have been a consolidator/wholesaler for many a destinations over the past 4 decades. Please mail us your requirement on or call us on 022 66181900 / 020 26630030 to get the best package price for your holiday.

Price Inclusions

Cost Includes:
  • Hotel accommodation at Hotel VITZ  on twin sharing basis with breakfast, dinner all taxes
  • Sightseeing tour of Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad city, Paithan (Mini Vrindavan) or Shirdi, by ac cars
  • Transfers to & fro airport
  • Ajanta caves are closed on Monday and Ellora caves are closed on Tuesday Slight modification of program is made as & when required.
Cost Does not include:
  • Transport to & fro Aurangabad. From Mumbai (By Air/Bus/Rail)
  • Entry fees
  • Guide charges
  • Extra charges as levied by the hotels for early check in (before 12 noon) or Late check out (after 12 noon)
  • Service tax as applicable.

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