2D-1N Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

2 Days

Most Important

  • Standard Hotel
  • Ajanta, Ellora Caves
  • Cab
  • 50% Advance Payment
  • 1 Breakfast and 1 Dinner
  • Pune

Ajanta and Ellora Caves are two of the most famous and ancient rock-cut cave complexes in India. They are located near the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra and are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These caves showcase the rich cultural and artistic heritage of India, spanning over different religions, dynasties, and centuries. If you are looking for a short and memorable trip from Pune, then a 2D-1N Pune to Ajanta-Ellora tour package is a perfect choice for you. One Day Pune To Ellora Caves Trip

In Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package, you will get to explore the 29 Buddhist caves of Ajanta, which are known for their exquisite mural paintings and sculptures depicting the life of Buddha and various Jataka stories. You will also get to visit the 34 Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain caves of Ellora, which are famous for their architectural marvels and religious diversity. Among them, the Kailasa Temple (cave 16) is the highlight, as it is the largest monolithic rock structure in the world, carved out of a single rock with intricate details and decorations. Visit during One Day Pune to Ellora Caves trip

You will also get to enjoy a comfortable cab ride from Pune to Ajanta-Ellora and back, with stops for breakfast and lunch at your convenience. You will also get to stay at a cozy hotel in Aurangabad for one night and relax after a day of sightseeing. You will also have the option to visit some other attractions near Aurangabad, such as Grishneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple, and Devgiri Fort.

This 2D-1N Pune to Ajanta-Ellora tour package is a great way to experience the history, culture, and art of India in a short span of time. You will be amazed by the beauty and craftsmanship of these caves and learn more about the different faiths and traditions that shaped them. Book your tour package today and get ready for an unforgettable journey! 😊

Places to Visit during Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

Most Important

  • Standard Hotel
  • Ajanta, Ellora Caves
  • Cab
  • 50% Advance Payment
  • 1 Breakfast and 1 Dinner
  • Pune

Overview of Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

2D-1N Pune to Ajanta-Ellora tour package is a short and memorable trip that lets you explore the ancient and magnificent rock-cut caves of Ajanta and Ellora near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. These caves are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and showcase the rich cultural and artistic heritage of India, spanning over different religions, dynasties, and centuries. You will get to see the exquisite mural paintings and sculptures of Ajanta Caves, which depict the life of Buddha and various Jataka stories.

You will also get to admire the architectural marvels and religious diversity of Ellora Caves, which include the largest monolithic rock structure in the world, the Kailasa Temple. You will also enjoy a comfortable cab ride from Pune to Ajanta-Ellora and back, with stops for breakfast and lunch at your convenience. You will also stay at a cozy hotel in Aurangabad for one night and relax after a day of sightseeing. You will also have the option to visit some other attractions near Aurangabad, such as Grishneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple, and Devgiri Fort.

Highlight's of Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

  • Explore the 29 Buddhist caves of Ajanta, which are known for their exquisite mural paintings and sculptures depicting the life of Buddha and various Jataka stories.
  • Visit the 34 Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain caves of Ellora, which are famous for their architectural marvels and religious diversity. Among them, the Kailasa Temple (cave 16) is the highlight, as it is the largest monolithic rock structure in the world, carved out of a single rock with intricate details and decorations.
  • Enjoy a comfortable cab ride from Pune to Ajanta-Ellora and back, with stops for breakfast and lunch at your convenience.
  • Stay at a cozy hotel in Aurangabad for one night and relax after a day of sightseeing.
  • Have the option to visit some other attractions near Aurangabad, such as Grishneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple, and Devgiri Fort.

Itinerary of 2D-1N Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

You will be picked up from your hotel in Pune by a cab and drive to Ajanta Caves, which are about 330 km away and take around 7 hours to reach
On the way, you can stop for breakfast and lunch at your convenience. You can also enjoy the scenic views of the Western Ghats and the Deccan Plateau.
You will reach Ajanta Caves by afternoon and explore the 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments dating from the 2nd century BCE to the 6th century CE2 These caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and showcase some of the finest examples of ancient Indian art, especially the mural paintings depicting the life of Buddha and various Jataka stories
You can spend about 3 to 4 hours at the caves and admire the architecture, sculpture, and paintings of these caves. You can also hire a guide or an audio guide to learn more about the history and significance of these caves.
After visiting the caves, you will drive to Aurangabad, which is about 100 km away and takes around 2 hours to reach
You will check-in to your hotel in Aurangabad and relax for the evening. You can have dinner at your hotel or explore the local cuisine at nearby restaurants.

You will have an early breakfast at your hotel and check-out by 8 am. You will then drive to Ellora Caves, which are about 30 km away and take around 45 minutes to reach.
Ellora Caves are another UNESCO World Heritage Site and consist of 34 rock-cut temples and monasteries belonging to Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. These caves were carved between the 6th and 10th centuries CE and reflect the religious harmony and cultural diversity of ancient India
You will start with the Hindu group of caves (caves 13 to 29), which include the magnificent Kailasa Temple (cave 16), the largest monolithic rock structure in the world. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is carved out of a single rock with elaborate sculptures and paintings. You will also see other caves dedicated to various Hindu deities and mythologies.
Next, you will visit the Buddhist group of caves (caves 1 to 12), which include chaityas (prayer halls) and viharas (monasteries) with impressive Buddha statues and carvings. You will also see some mural paintings that depict scenes from Buddhist literature.
Finally, you will visit the Jain group of caves (caves 30 to 34), which are known for their exquisite sculptures and paintings of Jain Tirthankaras (spiritual teachers) and deities. You will also see some fine examples of Jain architecture and iconography.
You can spend about 4 to 5 hours at Ellora Caves and explore them at your own pace. You can also hire a guide or an audio guide to enhance your experience.
After visiting Ellora Caves, you will drive back to Pune, which is about 260 km away and takes around 5 hours to reach.
On the way, you can stop for lunch and visit some other attractions near Aurangabad, such as:
Grishneshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas (sacred shrines) of Lord Shiva, located near Ellora Caves
Bhadra Maruti Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman in a reclining posture, located in Khuldabad near Ellora Caves.
Devgiri Fort, also known as Daulatabad Fort, a historic hill fortress that was once the capital of several dynasties, located about 15 km from Aurangabad
You will reach Pune by evening and be dropped off at your hotel or airport/railway station as per your preference.

Includes/Excludes

This tour package includes:

  • Cab charges for the round trip from Pune to Ajanta-Ellora and back, as well as for the local sightseeing in Aurangabad.
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Aurangabad for one night, with one dinner and one breakfast at the hotel.
  • Toll charges and parking charges for the cab throughout the trip.

The tour package does not include the following items:

  • Entry fees for the Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, and any other attractions that you may visit near Aurangabad.
  • Lunch for both days of the trip. You can stop at any restaurant of your choice on the way or near the caves.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the including items, such as tips, personal shopping, etc.

FAQ's

Q: What is the best time to visit Ajanta and Ellora Caves?

A: The best time to visit Ajanta and Ellora Caves is from October to March, when the weather is pleasant and dry. The caves are open from 9 am to 5 pm, except on Mondays for Ajanta Caves and Tuesdays for Ellora Caves.

Q: How much does the Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package cost?

A: Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package cost depends on various factors, such as the number of people, the type of cab, the type of hotel, etc. You can contact us for a customized quote based on your preferences and requirements. However, a rough estimate for a standard package for two people would be around Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 12,000, excluding the entry fees and lunch.

Q: What are the places to visit near Aurangabad apart from Ajanta and Ellora Caves?

A: There are many other places to visit near Aurangabad that you can include in your itinerary if you have time and interest. Some of them are:

  • Grishneshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas (sacred shrines) of Lord Shiva, located near Ellora Caves.
  • Bhadra Maruti Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman in a reclining posture, located in Khuldabad near Ellora Caves.
  • Devgiri Fort, also known as Daulatabad Fort, a historic hill fortress that was once the capital of several dynasties, located about 15 km from Aurangabad.

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2D-1N Pune To Ajanta-Ellora Tour Package

Most Important

  • Standard Hotel
  • Ajanta, Ellora Caves
  • Cab
  • 50% Advance Payment
  • 1 Breakfast and 1 Dinner
  • Pune

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