The Best of Ellora & Aurangabad in One Day
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Product Code : AGORA260
Embark on a day of cultural marvels with "The Best of Ellora & Aurangabad in One Day" tour. Begin at the UNESCO World Heritage Ellora Caves, where 34 ancient temples unveil their intricate carvings. Visit the spiritual Grishneshwar Temple, echoing with legends of Lord Shiva. Explore the imposing Daulatabad Fort, a 14th-century stronghold narrating tales of a bygone era. Witness the architectural grandeur of Bibi Ka Maqbara, a captivating mausoleum. This meticulously curated tour promises a seamless blend of history, spirituality, and architectural splendor, making it a perfect day of discovery in Ellora and Aurangabad.
8:00 AM - A Day of Discovery Begins
Your private guide warmly greets you at your hotel in Aurangabad, signaling the start of an exciting day of exploration.
9:00 AM - Ellora Caves: A Journey Back in Time
Embark on a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ellora Caves. With 34 rock-cut temples dating between the 6th and 10th centuries, marvel at the intricate carvings and sculptures. Your knowledgeable guide shares historical and cultural insights, making each cave's story come to life.
11:30 AM - Grishneshwar Temple: A Sacred Sojourn
Continue to the Grishneshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Experience the deep spiritual ambiance as your guide recounts the temple's significance and history. Witness rituals for an authentic spiritual encounter.
12:30 PM - Lunch Break
1:30 PM - Daulatabad Fort: A Glimpse into History
Explore the majestic Daulatabad Fort, a 14th-century hilltop fortress. Your guide narrates tales of historic battles and strategic significance as you traverse the imposing ramparts and intriguing underground tunnels. Enjoy panoramic views from the fort's zenith.
3:30 PM - Return to Aurangabad: Exploring Cultural Gems
Visit Bibi Ka Maqbara, the "Tomb of the Lady," known for its stunning architecture. Your guide narrates the captivating history behind this mausoleum.
4:30 PM - Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum: A Treasure Trove of History
Explore the Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum, housing artifacts and memorabilia from the Maratha empire. Your guide brings Maratha history to life, allowing you to immerse yourself in this significant chapter.
5:00 PM - Panchakki: Witnessing Ingenious Engineering
Proceed to Panchakki, a 17th-century water mill designed to grind grain for pilgrims. Marvel at the ingenious engineering of the past.
5:30 PM - Journey's End
Your insightful tour concludes with a comfortable drop-off at your Aurangabad hotel. Reflect on the cultural riches discovered throughout the day, settling in for a well-deserved evening of rest and contemplation.
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.