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.

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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

    Monsoon 2017, Mumbai – India

    Early showers in May.

    Here are glimpses into our world.

    Such a bright sky at 7:24 PM and I was surprised with the glow only to see a change of course.
    Sky at 7:33 PM. Usually its dark by this time.
    The shades were only getting darker
    And there goes the lightning
    I got my perfect shot after waiting about 15 minutes