Ajanta Caves Discovery Tour from Aurangabad
Package price On Request
Product Code : AGORA253
Unearth the Mysteries of the Past with our 'Ajanta Caves Exploration from Aurangabad' tour. Commencing at 8:00 AM, your personal guide will fetch you from your Aurangabad hotel. Traverse to the awe-inspiring Ajanta Caves, an UNESCO World Heritage site, housing 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves dating from the 2nd century BCE to the 6th century CE. Gain profound insights from your guide about the history and culture while delving into the intricate carvings, frescoes, and sculptures. At 1:00 PM, tantalize your taste buds with authentic Maharashtrian cuisine during a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Continue your exploration of the caves, each narrating the life and teachings of Buddha, and their significance in Buddhist practices. At 5:00 PM, your tour concludes with a return to your hotel in Aurangabad.
8:00 AM - Your journey begins as your knowledgeable private guide picks you up from your hotel in Aurangabad, known for its proximity to the remarkable Ajanta Caves.
10:00 AM - Arriving at the Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, you'll step back in time to the 2nd century BCE. These 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments bear testament to exquisite craftsmanship and devotion. Your guide will unravel the historical and cultural significance of the complex as you venture inside.
1:00 PM - Amidst the exploration, you'll break for lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor the authentic flavors of Maharashtrian cuisine. Your guide, well-versed in local culinary gems, will recommend must-try dishes like vada pav, thali, and bhakri.
2:00 PM - Post-lunch, your odyssey through the Ajanta Caves continues. Delve deeper into the life and teachings of Buddha as you traverse through the intricately carved caves. The carvings, murals, and sculptures depict not just artistic brilliance but also offer insights into the profound world of Buddhism. Your guide will decipher the connections between the artwork and Buddhist beliefs.
5:00 PM - As the day's journey comes to an end, your private tour concludes with a convenient drop-off back at your hotel in Aurangabad. This enlightening experience will leave you with a profound appreciation of the ancient artistry preserved within the Ajanta Caves.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.