How can I go to Ajanta and Ellora Caves from Aurangabad?

How can I go to Ajanta and Ellora Caves from Aurangabad?

By train: The closest transportation service can be found via the Aurangabad railway stations. The caves of Ellora are only at a 45 minutes distance while those in Ajanta are 1.5 hours away. You can travel from Mumbai till Aurangabad in just 6 or 7 hours.

Which day Ajanta cave is closed?

Reportedly, both the sites will now remain open for visitors on both Saturdays and Sundays as well, from dawn to dusk. However, since the sites will be operating on pre-COVID timings, Ajanta Caves will remain closed on Mondays, while the Ellora Caves will remain closed on Tuesdays.

What is the distance between Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves?

Ajanta is 110 km from Aurangabad.

Which one is better Ajanta or Ellora?

Ajanta caves are all on a single hill – horse-shoe shaped. The caves are closer when compared to Ellora. Ajanta is fully dedicated to Buddhism and is known for paintings rather than sculptures, unlike Ellora. Cave 1 is one of the best of the bunch there.

Is photography allowed in Ajanta Caves?

Yes you are right. Photography is allowed inside the Ajanta caves but without flash.

Which is better Ellora or Ajanta?

While Ajanta is mostly about beautiful paintings made on cave walls on the theme of Buddhism, Ellora is all about sculpture and architecture belonging to three different religions prevailing in the country during those times—Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

How can I go to Ajanta caves from Aurangabad by train?

Distance From Railway Station The nearest railway station for reaching Ajanta Caves is Jalgaon 60 Kilometers (37 Miles) or you can get a railway from Aurangabad Railway station, 120 Kilometer (74 Miles). Both of these railway stations are well connected to major cities in India.

Is Ajanta caves open after lockdown?

The district administration has now allowed the monuments to reopen. While there is no restriction on the number of visitors as of now, physical tickets will not be available and only those who have taken both the doses of vaccine against COVID-19 will be allowed to enter the tourist sites, the ASI official said.

Is Ajanta Ellora open now?

What is the best time to visit Ajanta and Ellora caves?

The months between June and March are considered to be the best time to visit Ajanta. Monsoon (June to September) and winter (November to February) seasons are the best time to explore Ajanta Caves, as the weather is pleasant enough during this time.

How can I book Ajanta caves ticket?

You can book your Ajanta Caves online ticket from the Yatra website by going onto the Monuments section from the homepage, and then feeding Ajanta Caves in your search box. The subsequent page will show up all information about the caves including the Ajanta Caves ticket price.

Which is better Ellora Caves or Ajanta Caves?

The Ellora Caves are definitely easier to reach and because most of the art is sculpture, it is a little more impressive than Ajanta. On the other hand, the complex in Ajanta is significantly older and because it is harder to reach, also off the beaten track.

What are the famous monuments in Aurangabad?

In Ellora’s caves, there are about 16 caves dedicates to God Shiva with its frescoes. Apart From the Ellora caves, we will take you At the beautiful monuments in Aurangabad. Daulatabad Fort, also known as Devgiri fort and Maqbara of Bibi – a tomb tributed to Aurangzeb’s Wife, will be buried on the last day.

Why Aurangabad is the tourism capital of Maharashtra?

Today, along with its array of historic sites and rich culture, it’s not hard to understand why Aurangabad has been bestowed the moniker ‘Tourism Capital of Maharashtra’. On top of that, the city serves as an excellent platform for visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora.

How many days should I stay in Aurangabad?

We would recommend that you give yourself 3 full days in Aurangabad in order to see everything, especially the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. It may be convenient for you to stay close to the bus terminal if you are planning on using public transport.