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Aurangabad Heritage Day Tour

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Product Code : AGORA259

Embark on a flexible approximate 5-hour journey through Aurangabad's rich historical tapestry, starting conveniently from your hotel. Begin with the iconic Bibi Ka Maqbara, often termed the "Taj of the Deccan," showcasing exquisite Mughal-inspired architecture and a story of enduring love. Dive deeper into Maratha history at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum, where artifacts and paintings chronicle the grandeur of the Maratha empire under Chhatrapati Shivaji's reign. Experience the ingenious Panchakki, a 17th-century water mill that served as a lifeline for pilgrims, and marvel at its architectural brilliance. After savoring the local flavors with a delightful Aurangabadi lunch, conclude your journey at the Aurangabad Caves. These ancient Buddhist sanctuaries, adorned with intricate carvings and frescoes, offer a serene end to your exploration, leaving you with cherished memories of Aurangabad's vibrant heritage.

Embark on a fascinating journey through Aurangabad's historical gems with a flexible start time from your hotel. Whether it's an early morning exploration or a mid-morning start, your approximate 5-hour tour ensures you experience the city's rich heritage at your own pace.

Begin your adventure at the Bibi Ka Maqbara, often hailed as the "Taj of the Deccan." This stunning mausoleum, built by Prince Azam Shah, showcases exquisite Mughal-inspired architecture. Wander through its manicured gardens and marvel at its grandeur while your guide shares captivating stories of love and history.

Next, immerse yourself in the tales of the Maratha empire at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum. This treasure trove of artifacts, paintings, and manuscripts paints a vivid picture of Maratha glory under Chhatrapati Shivaji's reign. Your knowledgeable guide will narrate the tales of valor, culture, and splendor that defined the Maratha era.

Continue to the Panchakki, a 17th-century water mill with a fascinating history. Ingeniously designed, this mill served pilgrims visiting the nearby Dargah of Baba Shah Musafir by harnessing water through an underground channel. Learn about its architectural ingenuity and the cultural significance it held during its prime.

As the tour progresses, take a break to relish the flavors of Aurangabadi cuisine with a sumptuous lunch at a local eatery. Once re-energized, head to the Aurangabad Caves, a cluster of 12 rock-cut Buddhist sanctuaries nestled on a tranquil hillside. These ancient caves, adorned with intricate carvings and frescoes, offer a glimpse into Buddhist teachings and cultural narratives.

Conclude your memorable heritage tour, returning to your hotel with a heart full of stories, a camera full of memories, and a deeper appreciation for Aurangabad's vibrant history.

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.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.