Explore the Historic city of Aurangabad with your family.This is sure to be the most refreshing holiday of your life .
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1 : Arrival In Aurangabad
You will be met and assisted by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Aurangabad.
Day 2 : Half-day Sightseeing Tour Of Aurangabad
The city of Aurangabad is known for its medieval monuments and cultural heritage. Visit Bibi-ka-Makbara, the mausoleum of Aurangzeb's queen this mausoleum is also called ‘Mini Taj Mahal' owing to it being a smaller replica of the Taj. Also explore the Panchakki, an interesting water-powered flourmill built in
the 17th century, considered an engineering masterpiece in its day. Thereafter, head to theDaulatabad Fort, 13 kms from Aurangabad. This fort, which was once known as Devagiri, is a
magnificent 12th century fortress standing atop a hill, and is one of the few invincible forts in Maharashtra. In the afternoon, visit the Ellora Caves. They were carved out of the vertical face of the
Charanandri hills between the 6th and 10th centuries. There are 34 caves in all: 12 Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu caves and 5 Jain caves. The Kailash Temple in cave 16 is a stupendous piece of architecture,with interesting spatial effects and varied sculpture. Its construction was a feat of human genius – it entailed the removal of 250,000 tons of rock, and took 100 years to complete. The Ellora Caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. Overnight in Aurangabad.
Ellora also known as Ellooru, is an archaeological site, 29 km North-West of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. Well ...
Ellora Caves, Badlabai, MH 431101, India
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Day 3 : Aurangabad Tour Of The Ajanta Caves
These are a series of 29 Buddhist cave temples, some of which date from the 2nd century BC. Encompassing both Theravada and Mahayana Buddhist traditions, the Ajanta caves preserve some of the best masterpieces of Buddhist art in India. They were carved out of a horseshoe-shaped cliff and used by Buddhist monks as prayer halls
(chaitya grihas) and monasteries (viharas) for about nine centuries, and then abruptly abandoned.The Mahayana caves feature colorful murals and statues depicting the life (and former lives) of theBuddha and various Bodhisattvas. The caves also depict scenes from everyday life, contemporary people, kings, slaves, women, men and children interlaced with flowers, plants, fruits, birds and beasts. Overnight in Aurangabad.