4 days in Ajanta & Aurangabad Itinerary

4 days in Ajanta & Aurangabad Itinerary

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4 days in Ajanta & Aurangabad Itinerary

Start: Pune
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwar Mandir and then Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ajanta road trip planning site .

Pune to Ajanta is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Omkareshwar Mandir
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves
Omkareshwar Mandir ©
Omkareshwar Mandir

2
nights
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then stroll through Ellora Caves, and then explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Paithani Silk Weaving Center, Head underground at Aurangabad Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aurangabad attractions planner.

Drive from Ajanta to Aurangabad in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Aurangabad are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort

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