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Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
+91 240 233 1198
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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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  • Average2%
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“view point” (72 reviews)
“century bc” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This a great place to admire Indian art from a distant past. Beautiful sculptures can be found in other places in India (Khajuraho, Mahabalipuram,etc.) but paintings are rare.

Thank Joop K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a Must visit for all the tourists. Beautiful Murals depicting ancient times, beautiful Buddhist Sculpture, and beautiful views. You spend an entire day here without getting bored.

Thank ChiefExplorers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

About 100km from Aurangabad city, a UNESCO heritage site built centuries ago. A must visit destination while you are in Aurangabad.

Thank anilzagade
Reviewed 1 week ago

These caves really should be, they are a sight to behold...the carvings, the paintings, the spiritual significance....this wonderful pace is a MUST to visit!

Thank AnnHerts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ajanta caves are so amazing place. I don't know why people make hype of Mona Lisa which is just from 17th century. These paintings in Ajanta are from 1st century BC, can anyone imagine such a fine quality of wall paintings in western world in...More

Thank Karan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit from Aurangabad. Its about 100 kms from the city and takes about 3.5 hours to reach there. Very well maintained. You MUST take a guide, else you will not be able to appreciate the paintings and the sculptures in the...More

Thank Mehul_Vora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an unplanned and adhoc trip to Ajanta. Almost 270 Kms drive from Shirdi during my last visit. In if you planning then ensure you have atleast 3 hours to survey the entire length of the caves and if you are not someone who...More

Thank Rounak G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ajanta caves are located about 105 kms from Aurangabad. We stayed at MTDC T Junction resort, which is located at the starting point of the buses, which one needs to take to reach the caves. No private vehicles are allowed. The bus journey is about...More

1  Thank hoskote_c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife & I undertook the trip to Ajanta/Ellora in mid-Nov 2017 based on good feedback from visitors. We used Aurangabad as base. Ajanta: Much has already been written in this forum about the caves. Being a senior citizen I would focus on access difficulties...More

1  Thank rajendramenon55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great historical value. Get help of a guide. You can share cost by forming a group. Initial climb from ticket counter to cave bit steep. Can climb with some in between rests. Hope better facility provided for easier access. Have lunch in Mtdc restaurant near...More

Thank Tadvisor56
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Vishvesh P
12 December 2017|
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Response from Nalini C | Reviewed this property |
Ellora caves is on a flat surface so taking them will be suitable. For Ajanta caves, one has to climb steep stairs upwards (approx 50-60) if you take the regular route on the crossroad(towards leftside where one will see a... More
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natgeek
11 December 2017|
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Response from 40BABA | Reviewed this property |
It has been maintained nicely by Archeological survey of India and is clean
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samares
1 November 2017|
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Response from shahshilpa2121 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you must take a guide. They have fixed rate by govt. Or for important caves you can take local guide for 100 Rs per cave
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