Frescoes, elaborately carved façades, intricate rock carvings. Come to India and visit Ajanta Caves, the finest examples of early Buddhist civilization build starting with 2nd century BC.
|Type||Caves, Temples, Monasteries, Archaeological site|
|Year||2nd century BC|
|Getting there||Nearest Airport: Aurangabad Domestic Airport (100 km)|
Nearest Railway Station: Jalgaon Railway Station
Nearest Bus Station: Ajanta Foot Cave Bus Stop
Bus, flight, and trains for Aurangabad.
400 km from Mumbai
Hiring a local taxi /local guide is the most preferred way of making a day trip to Ajanta.
|What to shop||Fabrics, silver, semi-precious stones, hand-carved sculptures of Buddha|
|Visiting Days / Hours||Tuesday – Sunday 06:00 am – 05:00 pm|
Monday – Closed
|Tickets||7 E / adult|
Book your online ticket HERE
|Travel tips||Bring a flashlight with you to the caves as many of them are quite dark and lighting is poor.|
Try to reach the caves before 10 am to skip the crowds and tour buses.
Wear a hat
Use plenty of high SPF sunscreen
Bring some snacks with you.
Wear comfortable shoes.
|When to go||The best time to visit is from November to March. During this time it is not so hot and is dry season.|
Avoid weekends and national holidays as the site is very busy.
|Location||Aurangabad District, Maharashtra State, India|