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Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Ajanta Caves are 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.The caves include paintings and rock-cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art. The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different Buddhist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wankenne
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience of traveling by ferry all the way to the island and seeing the ancient carvings and skills is another world experience. Must travel during the Winter and summers only.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SukumarS8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This awesome system of caves date back between 1400-1800 years and its a testimony to how religion inspires us. The tourism board has done a remarkable job in making the entire experience very user friendly. I was however really surprised at the condition of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank nadara859
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ajanta Caves are stunning. The sculptures and paintings are amazing and in much better condition than those in Ellora. The site is well laid out but beware of the hidden charges. You pay for parking plus a utility charge of 15 INR per person....More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank pickleinwimbledon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words fails to describe its beauty. It's amongst finest things on our planet earth. Must see in a lifetime. It's difficult to imagine how it was made. It's a life story in stone and painting. It's shows that how advance we Indian were in our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank balramsharmajk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Ajanta Caves with colleagues. The sculptures and paintings were too good and unbelievable. On showcase was fruits of labour built over about 500 years. This creation is about 2000 years old. Ride from Aurangabad was painful due to pretty bad road conditions. 3 and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suraj73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing 2 days exploring the fascinating sites of Ellora and Ajanta caves. I would definitely recommend a visit to these incredible places. We hired a driver, Aman, from welcome Tours and Travels Aurangabad, his rates were very reasonable,he provided an excellent service...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a solo tour to this site with just my guide and driver. From the centre of Aurangabad the journey was 3 hours, along a very rough road. Even though I'd researched is site's information, I wasa bit nervous about walking along narrow...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited these in November 2018. Spent a good half day looking round. Managed without a guide because there is a reasonable amount of information on site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Connie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very long & bumpy 100km drive from Aurangabad as the roads were being upgraded! We arrived early afternoon and it was very crowded with long waits for the buses to transfer you to the caves. Then there is a seep climb to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RitaG2840
23 January 2019|
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Response from TravellinGlory | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 3-4 hours each to visit Ajanta and Ellora caves. I would personally recommend you do visit this on different days.
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RitaG2840
23 January 2019|
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Response from BharatKK | Reviewed this property |
Temperature would be max.30 and at night about 12 degrees. So would can wear normal clothes in the day. No woolens needed in the day at Ajanta. At night you may need some light woolens.
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18 January 2019|
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Response from Sandhya S | Reviewed this property |
Think it's a good idea to fly to Aurangabad, or if you have the time and want to experience the Indian trains (not a big fan), then do that to Aurangabad. From there you can do daily cabs, they have a ton of travel companies... More
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