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Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
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Private Tour: Ajanta Caves Day Tour in Aurangabad
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Aurangabad Private Tour: Ajanta And Ellora Caves Sightseeing Day Tour
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ajanta caves is like one of the great wonders in the world. How people of those era created such a beautiful architecture from one single stone (2nd BC to 7th AD) which appears impossible task today . The caves information and detailing is available on...More

Thank shahshilpa2121
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had no idea what to expect as we neared Ajanta. Nestled in a semi-circle, these so-called "caves" are not at all caves. Rather these are temples and monasteries built between the 2nd C BCE and 5thC CE by artists/craftsmen of the Buddhist (12 caves),...More

Thank Jerrold L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in April 2015 – Is a whole day trip to know it well - is a UNESCO world heritage site - One needs to take the bus organized by the tourism management to reach the caves entrance – it is an outstanding place and...More

1  Thank USAKrsna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just by being more far away from the city than Ellora these caves are less touristy hence much more enjoyable than Ellora. I loved Ellora too but it was just way too overcrowded. Ajanta is probably a better option to stat your cave tours. It...More

Thank Powerpill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a good experience for me visiting ajanta......one of the first world heritage sites of India (1983)....the beautiful rock-cut caves...the viharas....chaityas...the beautiful paintings depicting the life of buddha ....stories from the jataka tales....famous painting of padmapani...mahapanirvana.....amazing.....takes you to the ancient time between 200 BC...More

Thank siddharth j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This caves were built in 2nd century. These are total 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves. In this caves mainly Buddha figures, depiction of Jataka stories, paintings and sculptures are displayed. Very amazing and finest example of human arts.

Thank vic_879
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful experience which takes you back to history. A well preserved site with lots of caves to explore. You will need to take a bus from the parking area (buy tickets and hop into one, no hassles) to near the caves where you need...More

Thank Pravasik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing and must visit at least twice your lift time. Once in non monsoon and second time during later part of monsoon. These are east facing caves so visit in the morning hours.

Thank Gaurav S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is now auto demolished slowly. Its very very ancient approx 1300 years. Now painting on wall is fading and in rainy season is very good to see because there is waterfall . Its not very large as like Ellora caves.

Thank Arpitgupta25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made this trip in Aug 2016. Best is to hire a car, it will take about 3 hours to the caves. Better to start early, have breakfast in the main city (less options near enroute and near the caves). There are ample parking spaces...More

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Hi, Could you please let me know how many steps are in Ellora Caves? Is it less than Ajanta in average? My Parents like to visit over there. They are 68/63 yrs old and DO NOT LIKE PALKIS (Human carrier). They are able to walk straight 3 kms and few steps are OK. But, they have real difficulty while there are STEEP STAIRS involved. Could you please guide me? Thank you. Mr. Biswas from Kolkata
24 May 2017|
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Response from MURALI K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Biswas, There are steps in Ellora Caves, which can be manageable by your parents. Few are steep that can be avoided. But you can see the view of the temple without so much effort. Though you have to walk a bit from... More
Kaustav K
I am from Guwahati, Assam (Northeastern India) ,as a High school student , I have great Desire to vist Ajanta /waterfall & Ellora from my childhood ! I have a budget of 24k should it will be enough? And how to begin the trip, were to stay , how to vist the caves! How to return home safely!please help... I'll be very appreciative with your suggestion
21 May 2017|
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Response from akg2255 | Reviewed this property |
Neared railway station is Aurangabad which is well connected with various parts of the country. You can take bus or taxi from Aurangabad to Elora caves which is about 30 km. You can visit Lord Shiva Ghruneshear temple also... More
how can i visit ajanta and ellora caves economy friendly, any govt bus for visit these sites
4 April 2017|
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Response from shaileshjpai | Reviewed this property |
For Ellora you can get a bus from aurangabad bus stand.