Ellora Caves – Aurangabad

Ellora Caves are located around 30km away from Aurangabad city. Frequent buses are available for Ellora from Aurangabad Central Bus Stand on Aurangabad-Dhule Highway.

Ellora Caves is closed on Tuesday. So plan accordingly.

There are in all 34 Caves in Ellora.

Cave no. 16 – is the Kailasha Temple carved out of a mountain rock and has many intricate detailing depicting many stories along the walls. There is a giant elephant on the grand entrance. Also a stamb. If you interested in ancient craftsmanship and skills, you may take ample time in viewing this temple. You can take a short route up the hill that gives you a top view of the temple.

Near by Ellora you would find one of the 12 Jyotirling – Grishneswar Temple. You can plan to visit this temple along with Ellora.

Aurangabad Tour – Sneak Peek

Day 1

  • Ellora Caves
  • Grishneswar Jyotirling Temple
  • Daulatabaad Fort (Devagiri Fort)
  • Aurangzeb Tomb
  • Panchakki
  • Bibi Ka Maqbara

Day 2

  • Ajanta Caves

Day 3

  • Pitalkhora Caves
  • Patna-Devi Temple

Day 4

  • Buddha Caves
  • Aurangabad Caves
  • Siddharth Garden n Zoo
  • Prozone Mall

    Base Camp

    Hotel near Aurangabad Central Bus Stand

    Daulatabaad Fort – View from Top
    Ajanta Caves
    Waterfall near Ajanta
    Upstream of Pitalkhora Waterfall
    Pitalkhora Caves
    Aurangabad Caves

    Mysore Palace

    One of the top attractions in Mysore and a major tourist spot – The Palace of King Wadiyar

    As history goes there used to be a palace in this place which got down into ashes because of fire and the current palace was built by King Wadiyar. The palace is now open to public as a museum and you can visit this place with children. It will take anywhere between 4 to 6 hours depending on your interest and speed to cover the entire palace.

    The Palace of Mysore

    The Entrance Gate