1 Day Aurangabad To Ellora Caves Tour Package – Best Tour

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Embark on an unforgettable journey through time and culture with our exclusive 1 Day Aurangabad to Ellora Caves Tour Package. This meticulously crafted tour is designed to offer you a glimpse into the rich heritage and spiritual essence of Maharashtra. Starting from the historic city of Aurangabad, you will explore a series of iconic sites that showcase the region’s architectural grandeur and religious significance. Ajanta Ellora One Day Trip From Aurangabad – Visit Famous Caves.

Your adventure begins with a visit to the revered Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve sacred Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva. The spiritual serenity of this ancient temple sets the tone for the day ahead. From there, you will delve into the awe-inspiring Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its monumental rock-cut temples and monasteries that span three major religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. The highlight of Ellora, the majestic Kailasa Temple, will leave you spellbound with its intricate carvings and colossal structure. Top 15 Places To Visit in Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad)

Continuing the journey, you will visit the unique Bhadra Maruti Temple, where Lord Hanuman is worshipped in a rare reclining position, providing a peaceful and reflective atmosphere. The tour then takes you to the formidable Daulatabad Fort, a marvel of medieval military architecture with its labyrinthine passages and strategic defense systems.

Throughout 1 Day Aurangabad To Ellora Caves Tour Package, you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will bring the history and legends of each site to life, ensuring a rich and engaging experience. With comfortable transportation and a delicious local lunch included, this tour offers a perfect blend of exploration, spirituality, and history in just one day.

Join us for an enriching excursion that promises to leave you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for the cultural treasures of Aurangabad and its surroundings.

Activity’s in 1 Day Aurangabad To Ellora Caves Tour Package

TimeActivityDescriptionDuration
7:00 AMDeparture from AurangabadPickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point in Aurangabad.1 hour
8:00 AMVisit Grishneshwar JyotirlingaExplore one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.45 minutes
9:00 AMDepart for Ellora CavesShort travel from Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga to Ellora Caves.10 minutes
9:10 AMExplore Ellora CavesVisit the UNESCO World Heritage Site with Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain cave temples.2.5 hours
– Kailasa Temple (Cave 16)Admire the largest monolithic rock excavation dedicated to Lord Shiva.
– Other Notable CavesExplore Caves 10, 15, and 32, among others.
11:40 AMDepart for Bhadra Maruti TempleTravel to the unique temple where Lord Hanuman is worshipped in a reclining position.30 minutes
12:10 PMVisit Bhadra Maruti TempleExperience the peaceful environment and learn the legends associated with the temple.30 minutes
12:40 PMLunch BreakEnjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant or dhaba, sampling local Maharashtrian cuisine.1 hour
1:40 PMDepart for Daulatabad FortTravel to the historic Daulatabad Fort.30 minutes
2:10 PMExplore Daulatabad FortDiscover the fortress known for its defense mechanisms and strategic importance.1.5 hours
3:40 PMReturn to AurangabadTravel back to Aurangabad.1 hour
4:30 PMArrival in AurangabadDrop-off at your hotel or a designated location.
4:30 PM – 5:30 PMFree TimeOptional: Explore local markets, shop for souvenirs, or relax at your hotel.1 hour

Places to visit in 1 Day Aurangabad To Ellora Caves Tour Package

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  • Aurangabad City
  • No Meal
  • 50% Advance Payment Required
  • Cab
  • Ellora Caves

Overview of the 1 Day Aurangabad to Ellora Caves Tour Package

  1. Embark on a fascinating journey through history, spirituality, and architectural brilliance with our 1 Day Aurangabad to Ellora Caves Tour Package. This tour offers a well-rounded experience, taking you to some of the most iconic and culturally significant sites in the Aurangabad region.

    Best Time to Visit

    • Months: October to March
    • Climate: Pleasant and cool, ideal for sightseeing.

    Best Places to Visit

    1. Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga
      • Highlight: One of the 12 sacred Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.
      • Experience: Spiritual ambiance and intricate temple architecture.
    2. Ellora Caves
      • Highlight: A UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring 34 rock-cut temples and monasteries.
      • Experience: Explore the Kailasa Temple (Cave 16) and other notable caves representing Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
    3. Bhadra Maruti Temple
      • Highlight: A unique temple where Lord Hanuman is worshipped in a reclining position.
      • Experience: Peaceful and reflective atmosphere, learning about local legends.
    4. Daulatabad Fort
      • Highlight: A historical fortress known for its robust defense mechanisms and strategic location.
      • Experience: Climb to the top for panoramic views, explore the fort’s architecture and history.

    Best Things to Do

    • Participate in Rituals: Join the morning aarti at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga for a spiritual start to your day.
    • Marvel at Ancient Architecture: Admire the monolithic Kailasa Temple and other intricately carved caves at Ellora.
    • Learn Local Legends: Discover the stories and legends associated with Bhadra Maruti Temple.
    • Historical Exploration: Delve into the rich history and architectural ingenuity of Daulatabad Fort.
    • Enjoy Local Cuisine: Savor traditional Maharashtrian dishes during your lunch break.

    This tour package ensures a comprehensive and enriching experience, combining spiritual visits, historical explorations, and cultural insights, making it a perfect day trip from Aurangabad.

Highlight's of 1 Day Aurangabad to Ellora Caves Tour Package

  • Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Spiritual Significance: Visit one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlinga shrines, an important pilgrimage site for devotees of Lord Shiva. Architectural Beauty: Admire the ancient temple’s intricate carvings and architecture, reflecting the rich cultural heritage.
  • Ellora Caves UNESCO World Heritage Site: Explore one of India’s most remarkable archaeological sites featuring 34 rock-cut caves representing Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Kailasa Temple (Cave 16): Stand in awe of the largest monolithic rock excavation dedicated to Lord Shiva, renowned for its elaborate carvings and massive structure. Diverse Artistic Expressions: Discover the artistic and architectural splendor of various other notable caves, including Cave 10 (Vishvakarma Cave), Cave 15 (Dasavatara), and Cave 32 (Indra Sabha).
  • Bhadra Maruti Temple Unique Worship Experience: Visit the only temple where Lord Hanuman is depicted in a reclining position. Peaceful Ambiance: Enjoy the tranquil and serene environment, perfect for reflection and prayer.
  • Daulatabad Fort Historical Importance: Explore a formidable medieval fort known for its strong defense mechanisms and strategic significance. Architectural Ingenuity: Wander through the fort’s complex architecture, including its labyrinthine passages and robust fortifications. Panoramic Views: Climb to the top for breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, providing a glimpse into the region’s natural beauty.
  • Local Cuisine Culinary Delight: Savor delicious local Maharashtrian dishes during a lunch break, offering an authentic taste of the region’s culinary heritage.
  • Cultural Insight Expert Guidance: Benefit from the knowledge and insights of a professional tour guide, enriching your understanding of each site’s historical and cultural significance. Engaging Narratives: Listen to fascinating stories and legends associated with the temples, caves, and fort, making your tour an engaging and informative experience.

Itinerary of 1 Day Aurangabad to Ellora Caves Tour Package

7:00 AM - Departure from Aurangabad
Pickup Point: Your hotel or a designated meeting point in Aurangabad.
Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga.
8:00 AM - Visit Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga
Description: One of the 12 Jyotirlingas, Grishneshwar Temple is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Duration: 45 minutes.
Highlights: Explore the ancient temple architecture, participate in morning rituals, and enjoy the serene atmosphere.
9:00 AM - Depart for Ellora Caves
Travel Time: 10 minutes from Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga to Ellora Caves.
9:10 AM - Explore Ellora Caves
Description: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ellora Caves are a complex of Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain cave temples.
Duration: 2.5 hours.
Highlights:
Cave 16 (Kailasa Temple): The largest monolithic rock excavation in the world, dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Other notable caves include Cave 10 (Vishvakarma Cave), Cave 32 (Indra Sabha), and Cave 15 (Dasavatara).
11:40 AM - Depart for Bhadra Maruti Temple
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes.
12:10 PM - Visit Bhadra Maruti Temple
Description: A unique temple where Lord Hanuman is worshipped in a reclining position.
Duration: 30 minutes.
Highlights: Experience the peaceful environment and learn about the legends associated with the temple.
12:40 PM - Lunch Break
Location: A nearby restaurant or dhaba.
Duration: 1 hour.
Note: Enjoy local Maharashtrian cuisine.
1:40 PM - Depart for Daulatabad Fort
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes.
2:10 PM - Explore Daulatabad Fort
Description: A historical fortress known for its strong defense mechanisms and strategic importance.
Duration: 1.5 hours.
Highlights: Climb to the top for a panoramic view, explore the fort's intricate architecture, and learn about its history and significance.
3:40 PM - Return to Aurangabad
Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
4:30 PM - Arrival in Aurangabad
Drop-off Point: Your hotel or a designated drop-off location in Aurangabad.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Free Time for Shopping or Relaxation
Optional Activity: Explore local markets, shop for souvenirs, or relax at your hotel.

Includes/Excludes

Including Tour Package

  • Pick-Up And Drop From Hotel Or Home
  • Selected Cab Charges.
  • Driver Charges.
  • Toll Charges.
  • Parking Charges.
  • 12 Hr Duration

Excluding Tour Package

  • Multiple Pickup And Drop.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food (Lunch, Breakfast, or any Food.)
  • Entry Fee. (Some Places Charge Entry Fee.
Is the tour customizable?

Yes, we offer customizable options based on your interests and preferences. Please contact us in advance to discuss any specific requirements.

How do I get to the pickup point?

  • The pickup point will be your hotel or a designated meeting spot in Aurangabad. Detailed information will be provided upon booking.

What is the best time to visit Ellora caves?

  • The best time to visit is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing.

What is the cancellation policy?

  • Cancellation Policy:
    • Full refund for cancellations made at least 48 hours before the tour.
    • No refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of the tour start time.

How do I book the tour?

  • You can book the tour online through our website, via email, or by contacting our customer service hotline.

Are there any restrictions or guidelines for visiting the sites?

  • Temples: Visitors are expected to dress modestly and remove shoes before entering temple premises.
  • Photography: Allowed at most sites but please check for any specific restrictions, especially inside temples.
  • Behavior: Respect local customs and traditions, particularly in religious places.

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1 Day Aurangabad To Ellora Caves Tour Package – Best Tour

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