The caves of Ajanta are situated at Sahyadri hills, around 100 km away from Aurangabad. There are 30 carved caves under a massive horseshoe shape rock. These caves were built up in the earlier 2nd century BC-AD. The caves include paintings and sculptures which are masterpiece of Buddhist religious art with figures of the Buddha. In 1819, John Smith, a British officer, accidentally discovered the Caves within the tangled bushes. These caves are world's greatest historical monument recognized by UNESCO.
Ellora caves are located in north-west, about 29 km away from Aurangabad. These caves were built by the Rashtrakuta and Yadav. The 34 carved caves are excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. Ellora is well known for its monumental caves (Hindu, Buddhist and Jain rock-cut temples) and signify the epitome of Indian carved architecture. Ellora is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and attract a number of tourists.
Welcome by our tour executive on arrival at the airport/railway station. You will be boarded to hotel check-in. Overnight haul at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to visit splendid Ajanta caves about 100 km drive. Full day exertion and then drive back to Aurangabad. Overnight haul at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to visit fabulous Ellora caves about 30 km drive. Full day excursion and then drive back to Aurangabad. Overnight haul at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Airport/Railway stations for onward destination with the memories of the journey.