Ajanta - Ellora Caves
Duration : 03 Nights /04
Destinations Covered : Mumbai - Aurangabad
- Ellora - Ajanta -Mumbai
Day 01 Mumbai-Aurangabad
Begin your tour
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Ajanta-Ellora Caves Tour'
Today board flight for Aurangabad. On arrival at Aurangabad
airport, our representative will meet and greet you and transfer
you to your hotel. Relax for remaining part of the day.
Day 2: Aurangabad
Excursion to Ajanta Caves
Today, after an early morning breakfast, proceed for a full
day excursion to the 2000-year-old Ajanta Caves. Rock cut
on the horse-shoe shaped cliff of the Sahyardi Hills, this
set of 30 Buddhist rock-cut caves for monasteries and chapels
are a must visit for their cave paintings and Buddhist art.
Later in the evening, return to the hotel to stay overnight
Day 3: Aurangabad
Day 4:Aurangabad - Mumbai
Excursion to Ellora Caves
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for an excursion to
the Ellora Caves, another World Heritage Site. Visit the 34
Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples, and Jainism shrines carved
from solid rock. These caves date back to the 4th and 9th
century and the magnificent Kailash Temple marks the highlight
of the day trip. En route, you can also stopover at the 12th
century Daulatabad Fort and check out the lesser known but
equally mesmerizing Aurangabad Caves (Buddhist monasteries
showcasing influence of Tantric art and architectural style
from the 2nd and 6th centuries).
Later in the evening, return to the hotel to stay overnight.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport to board
flight back to Mumbai.
On arrival, proceed for a half day sightseeing of the city of
dreams. Visit St John's Church at Mumbai Fort; drive on the
classic Marine Drive, click a photograph at the Gateway of India,
and snack at the Chowpatty Beach. Later visit Flora Fountain
at the Hutama Chowk, 18 km long Juhu Beach, and see the sunset
as the Mumbai comes to life in the night from the famous 1880's
Hanging Gardens in Malabar Hills.
In the evening transfer to Mumbai International airport to board
the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and
unforgettable memories of 'Ajanta-Ellora Caves Tour'! escorted
by Vardhman Vacations