Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Aurangabad (Ajanta and Ellora)
Ajanta Ellora Tours Package Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day 01: Arrival at Mumbai
After your arrival at the Mumbai airport, our representative will
receive you. Form there, you will be escorted to the hotel for an
Day 02: Mumbai - Aurangabad
After having breakfast at hotel, you will leave for a visit to the
Gateway of India and the local market of Mumbai. In the evening, you
will leave for Aurangabad. On your arrival at Aurangabad, you will be
taken to the hotel, where you will stay for the night.
Day 03: Aurangabad Sightseeing
In the morning, you will proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of the
Ajanta Caves. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ajanta Caves are
approximately thirty in number. The caves consist of chaitya halls
(shrines) or viharas (monasteries). Paintings, scriptures and
architecture of both the Hinayana sect as well as the Mahayana sect of
Buddhism adorn Ajanta caves. By late evening, you will come back to the
Aurangabad hotel and retire for the night.
Day 04: Aurangabad Sightseeing
In the morning, you will again leave for a sightseeing tour of Ellora
Caves, Daulatabad Fort and Aurangabad Caves. Ellora Caves also hold the
distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ellora Caves
represent the major religions, namely Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
There are a total of 34 monasteries and temples at Ellora, belonging to
the three different religions.
Aurangabad Caves reflect tantric influences in their iconography and
architectural designs. The nine caves comprise of mainly Buddhist
monasteries or Viharas. The night stay will be at the hotel in
Day 05: Aurangabad - Mumbai
You will leave for Mumbai in morning. After arriving there, you will
check into a hotel. Then, you will proceed for an excursion to the
Elephanta caves. These caves are known for rock cut temples, which date
back to the 5th century. The night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Mumbai
After having breakfast in the morning, you will leave for a sightseeing
tour of the city. You will be visiting Juhu Beach, Hanging Gardens and
Prince of Wales Museum. In the late evening, you will leave for the
international airport to catch a flight for onward destination.