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Ajanta and Ellora Caves tour from Aurangabad

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    Ajanta Caves
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    Early Morning Arrive Aurangabad either by overnight train from Mumbai or by early morning flight, which lands around 6:15 Am, our chauffeur will meet you at the Airport/Railway Station and start your journey to visit Ajanta caves which take 2 hours. Reach Ajanta caves parking area and you will have to travel by shuttle bus from parking area to Ajanta caves entrance point, where you can buy entrance tickets. Discover Ajanta caves for couple of hours, then come back to the parking area by same shuttle bus, then we move towards Ellora caves and the journey takes another couple of hour. After reaching Ellora caves , explore Ellora caves for 2-3 hours. The incredible Kailasa Temple (also known as the Kailash Temple), which forms Cave 16 at Ellora, is undoubtedly the most famous attraction. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his sacred abode at Mount Kailash. Its immense size covers twice the area of the Pantheon in Athens, and is one and a half times as high! The life-size elephant sculptures are a highlight.The most incomprehensible thing about the Ajanta and Ellora caves is that they were crafted by hand, with only a hammer and chisel. There are various cave complexes in India, but these are definitely the most spectacular. Now head to Aurangabad, you will reach by 6 Pm you will be in the city, then our driver will drop you at the Airport or Railway station or if you are going to stay in Aurangabad for the night then our driver will drop you at Hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Aurangabad hotels
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    aurangabad hotel/airport/railway station
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only) in private car
    • Airport Port pickup and drop-off in private car
    • Professional driver in private car
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • local guides
    • Monument entry fees
    • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • An overnight at Aurangabad can be arranged in a 3 star hotel @ USD 45 Per Room Per Night
    • A english speaking local guide can be arranged for the cave visits @ USD 25 Per Person
    • Entrance fees are around USD 10 Per Person which tourists can buy at the monuments.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Found this very interesting and amazing to see how they would have created these caves all those years ago. Lots of caves and super views.
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    Response from Jaithevoyager, Owner at Ajanta and Ellora Caves tour from Aurangabad
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thanks for sharing such a detailed account of travel, such valuable memoirs definitely help other travellers
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    Rock cut Buddhist caves remains an engineering mystery. What on earth made that possible. Discover activities truly discovered this magnificent tour for us
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    The visit to Ajanta and Ellora caves is always a fantastic experience. Currently the road to the caves is under repair and widening and it is quite tiring to travel. But once you reach there, it is a great experience. It is one of the most astounding monuments by any world
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    • Duration: 6h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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