AJANTA AND ELLORA CAVES
AJANTA AND ELLORA CAVES
Mumbai, Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora Caves
4 Days OCT-SEP

Wondrous temples cut into the sides of a dramatic crescent-shaped gorge, dating back to 2nd and 1st Centuries BC. The caves and masterpieces of Buddhist religious art and located about 350km Northeast of Mumbai.

Tour Highlights
  • IMPRESSIVE WORLD HERITAGE LISTED CAVES
  • 1,200 YEAR OLD SHRINES
  • BUDDHIST ART MASTERPIECES
  • TRAIN TRAVEL FROM MUMBAI>

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    India

  • When
    :

    SEP-MAR

  • What
    :

    Nature, History and Culture, Rail

discovery

A British Army officer came across the caves in 1819. They were quickly recognised as an historic, and important site.
Relatively untouched (if you ingnore the food stands) it is a step away from the tourist trail and a discovery of one of India’s real treasures.

FLEXIBLE ITINERARIES

Most of our itineraries are private journeys, just for you. They are flexible, so we can tweak them for you, maybe
add extra days, combine trips or upgrade hotels.
We know India well and will happily make suggestions based on your interests.

Itinerary

Transfer to the station for the train from Mumbai to Aurangabad, arriving 8:35pm. Transfer to hotel upon arrival for 3 nights.

Visit Ajanta Caves, one of ‘the finest surviving examples of Indian art’, and one of India’s most impressive archeological sites. Buddhist art reached its peak in these caves, in the
frescoes and wall paintings, carved out of horse shoe-shaped rocks over a period of 900 years, the Ajanta caves date back to the 3rd century. (B)

Early drive to the stunning Ellora caves. The unique caves include Buddhist shrines and monasteries, and Hindu and Jain temples. Spanning a period of about 600 years between the 5th and 11th century AD, with the magnificent Kailasa Temple, the largest single monolithic structure in the
World!
(B)

Transfer to airport or station for onward journey. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROM 2 PAX 3-4 PAX
    OCT – APR $971 $882
    MAY – SEP $882 $794

    Prices are valid to September 2018.
    Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.

     

INCLUSIONS

    • Arrival and departure transfers.
    • All land transportation, and cruises/ferries where
    mentioned.
    • Good quality, well located hotels with private
    bathrooms.
    • Breakfast daily. Other meals as listed.
    • English speaking guided touring.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as
    you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each country.

    Prices are valid to end March 2018

    Flights are NOT included, as we may be able to include some with your International ticket to save you money.
    We’ll explain this and give you the best options when we chat.

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