5 days in Ellora & Ajanta Itinerary

5 days in Ellora & Ajanta Itinerary

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5 days in Ellora & Ajanta Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Ellora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ajanta
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
days
Ellora

Ellora ©
Ellora is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple caves complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Maharashtra, India. Explore Ellora's surroundings by going to Daulatabad Fort (in Daulatabad) and Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary (in Kannad). There's more to do: get your bearings at Ellora Caves.

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New Delhi to Ellora is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Ellora reach 40°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ajanta.

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Daulatabad Fort, Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
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Daulatabad Fort

2
days
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

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You can drive from Ellora to Ajanta in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ajanta are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sat).

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Ajanta Caves

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