West India Tours
Ajanta Ellora Tour
Destinations : Mumbai - Aurangabad- Mumbai
Day 01 : Mumbai Arrival
Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Mumbai, India. They will help you transfer to your hotel and check in at the hotel, where you can relax.
Day 02 : Mumbai - Aurangabad
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Travel around Mumbai for a city tour. See the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Hanging Gardens, Chowpatty Beach and Prince of Wales Museum. Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Aurangabad. To Know More About Mumbai Click Here
Day 03 : Aurangabad
After breakfast, proceed for a day's tour of the Ajanta Caves. These Buddhist caves, were carved out of rock on a hillside in Maharashtra, in the first and second centuries B.C. Some of the caves are monasteries or prayer halls. Others have sculptures and paintings on the walls that depict the life of Buddha and events from the Jataka Tales. The Ajanta caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 04 : Aurangabad
After breakfast, proceed for a day's tour of the Ellora Caves. These Buddhist, Jain and Hindu caves, carved from rock during the 5th to the 13th century A.D., are renowned for their sculpture and workmanship. The Ellora Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel to the nearbyAurangabad Caves. These 12 caves are carved to form Viharas or monasteries and have some fine Buddhist carvings and sculpture.
Travel 13 km from Aurangabad to see the Daulatabad Fort, also known as Devagiri. Built by a Yadava king in the 12th century, it was briefly the capital of the Delhi Sultanate when Muhammed Bin Tughlaq renamed it Daulatabad. The fort has defensive walls, underground tunnels and palaces. The Chand Minar, a 30-meter high tower decorated with glazed tiles and carvings is a well-known landmark that you will see when you travel to Daulatabad Fort.
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. To Know More About Aurangabad Click Here
Day 05 : Aurangabad - Mumbai
After breakfast transfer to the airport for the flight to Mumbai. Arrive in Mumbai and check into the hotel.
Later proceed for an excursion to the Elephanta Caves. These rock cut caves on Gharapuri Island in Mumbai Harbor are situated an hour's ferry ride away from the Gateway of India. The sculptures and carvings dedicated to Shiva within the caves are truly breathtaking. The Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06 : Mumbai - Home
Transfer to the airport in time for your flight home with unforgettable memories of India, at the end of your Ajanta and Ellora Tour Package in India.
- Excursion to Elephanta Caves.
- Visit to Hanging Gardens.
- Visit to famous Jain Temples in Malabar Hills, Mumbai.
- Visit to Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Aurangabad Caves and Daulatabad Fort.
- Visit to textile factory famous for Himroo weaving.