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Caves of Aurangabad & Mumbai

The name Ajanta has become synonymous with the world of architecture. Amidst a picture perfect landscape, lie 30 rock cut Buddhist caves famed for their unique sculptures, intricate carvings and beautiful murals. Day 3 has been set aside to witness the architectural wonders at Ajanta.

Total Tour - 6 Days
Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai
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Caves of Aurangabad & Mumbai

Day 03: Aurangabad
Ajanta CavesBreakfast will be served at the hotel.

Proceed for a full day sightseeing excursion to the Ajanta Caves.

Ajanta caves - Nestling in an inner fold of the Sahyardi hills, 100 km from Aurangabad in the shape of a mammoth horse- shoe, are the 30 rock-hewn caves of Ajanta. The Caves date from the 2nd century BC. Discovered in 1819 by a group of British army officers, these startling achievements took around 600 years to create. Ajanta CavesCarved with little more than a hammer and chisel, Ajanta, once the retreat of Buddhist monastic orders features several 'chaityas' (chapels) and 'viharas' (monasteries). The exquisite wall and ceiling paintings, panels and sculptures of Buddha's life are famous throughout the world as the earliest and finest examples of Buddhist pictorial art.

Return to Aurangabad for the night.

Evening Leisure Activities
(Not included in package)
  • Dinner at an Indian restaurant.
  • Visit the 'Poor Man's Taj' (Bibi Ka Maqbara).
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