• Opening Hours: 8am - 6pm
  • Dharamshala, H.P. India
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₹12000

(Per Group)
  • 2 Days
  • Max People 4

The Ajanta and Ellora caves are home to some of the finest examples of ancient Buddhist sculpture and painting in the world. Both cave complexes are fascinating examples of monastic architecture and culture in India and can be easily explored from the city of Aurangabad. At Ajanta you will be able to discover 29 Buddhist cave temples, some of which date back to the 2nd century BC. The caves at Ellora are recognised as a World Heritage Site and are the most visited ancient monument in the state of Maharashtra.

  • Package Included
    • Driver and car for 2 days sightseeing in Aurangabad
  • Package Excludes
    • Local English Speaking Guide
    • Entrance Fees

Tour Plan

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Day 1

Day 1:- After an early breakfast at the hotel you will be escorted by private vehicle to the Ajanta Caves. On arrival you will catch a bus into the caves to enjoy a full day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Buddhist cave temples. Located northeast of Aurangabad, the caves date from around 200BC to 650AD and are cut into the side of a cliff that is on the south side of a U-shaped gorge on the river Waghur. The caves house 29 spectacular monastic buildings that encompass both the Theravada and Mahayana Buddhist traditions. On your tour you will be able to explore several distinct monasteries as well as view murals which are amongst the best examples of Buddhist art in India .

 

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Day 2

Day 2:- This morning you will be driven to the caves of Ellora for a full day of sightseeing. The caves consist of 34 rock-cut shrines representing Buddhist, Hindu and Jain art and date back to the 6th and 10th centuries AD. Marvel at the paintings and exquisite sculptures that are recognised as masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, representing depictions of the Buddha’s life and the Jataka tales.

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