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.

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

GB Pant High Altitude Zoo – Nainital, India

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One of the must visit places in Nainital, GB Pant High Altitude is situated Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) above sea-level. The zoo is open for public from 9.30 am to 4.30 p.m. It is closed on Monday. There is a jeep service available Mall Road near Nainital Lake for 40 Rs up and down.

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Beautiful Entrance @ Zoo
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The Royal Bengal Tiger welcomes us with a jogging
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Captivating look of the Royal Animal in all sense. I could sit all day to see it so active.
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Sambar
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In the search for a prey – Leopard
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There is a pack of leopards at the highest point of the zoo. All of them are active and worth the climb.

 

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Vibrant and Colourful Owl – one of it’s kind

The zoo is a mini-trek experience. Carry lot of water before entering the zoo. It is a peaceful place with enough space for each animal.