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Ajanta Caves Expedition: A Journey Through Time

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Join us on the “Ajanta Caves Expedition: A Journey Through Time” as we embark on a captivating journey to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ajanta. These ancient rock-cut caves, dating from the 2nd century BCE to the 6th century CE, house a treasure trove of Buddhist art and culture. Explore the 30 meticulously crafted caves adorned with intricate carvings, vibrant frescoes, and awe-inspiring sculptures. Our expert guide will provide deep insights into the historical and spiritual significance of these remarkable caves, bringing their stories to life. Immerse yourself in India’s rich heritage on this enlightening expedition.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore 30 UNESCO-listed rock-cut caves, each revealing unique Buddhist art and architecture.
  • Marvel at the intricate carvings, exquisite sculptures, and vibrant frescoes that adorn the cave interiors.
  • Gain profound insights into the life and teachings of the Buddha as you wander through these ancient sanctuaries.
  • Savor authentic Maharashtrian cuisine at a local restaurant during your lunch break.
  • Enjoy the convenience of a private guide who unveils the historical and cultural treasures of Ajanta Caves.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 249
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 453
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 702
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 880
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1094
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1343
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1592

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up: 8:00 AM from your hotel in Aurangabad

Indicative Drop-Off: 5:00 PM at your hotel in Aurangabad

Your private day tour begins with an 8:00 AM pick-up from your hotel in Aurangabad by your knowledgeable guide. From there, you'll embark on a journey to the Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a remarkable complex of 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments.

Upon your 10:00 AM arrival at the Ajanta Caves, you'll step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of these ancient caves. Dating from the 2nd century BCE to the 6th century CE, these caves are adorned with intricate carvings, stunning frescoes, and sculptures, all of which offer a profound insight into Buddhist art, beliefs, and practices.

As you explore these remarkable caves, your knowledgeable guide will provide historical and cultural context, allowing you to fully appreciate the significance of the art and architecture within.

After a morning of exploration, you'll break for lunch around 1:00 PM. Your guide will recommend a local restaurant where you can savor authentic Maharashtrian cuisine, including delicious dishes like vada pav, thali, and bhakri.

Following lunch, your journey through the Ajanta Caves continues at 2:00 PM. You'll delve deeper into the caves, discovering more about the life and teachings of the Buddha through the intricate carvings, murals, and sculptures that grace these hallowed walls.

As the day draws to a close, your private tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel in Aurangabad at 5:00 PM. You'll return with not only cherished memories but also a profound understanding of the cultural and historical significance of the Ajanta Caves.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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