5 Nights Itinerary Covering: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai
The ancient rock-cut caves of Ajanta and Ellora are extremely popular amidst the tourists and are World Heritage Sites as well. Go for Ajanta and Ellora caves tour stretching in the duration of 6 days and 5 nights where you will get a chance to explore these caves which are dedicated to Buddhism, Jainism as well as Hinduism. During the tour, you will also get the opportunity to explore the attractions of Mumbai.
After arriving in Mumbai, you will be transferred to your pre booked hotel. Rest and relax and keep the rest of the day to explore the city.
On day 2, take a full day city tour. Visit St John's Church at Fort, Marine Drive, Flora Fountain at the Hutama Chowk , Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Gardens in Malabar Hills, Gateway of India and the 18 kms long Juhu Beach. Evening is free for shopping and other individual activity. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, get transported to the Mumbai airport and reach Aurangabad by air. On reaching our representative will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. After lunch visit the magnificent Kailash Temple, the 12th century Daulatabad Fort and the mesmerizing Aurangabad Caves of the 2nd and 6thcenturies. Stay overnight at hotel.
Take a full day tour to world-renowned Ellora Caves. During your visit, you will explore a total of 34 cave temples, which can be segregated further. 12 caves are of Mahayana Buddhist, 17 caves are dedicated to Hinduism as well as 5 are dedicated to Jainism. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Drive early in the morning to Ajanta, 102 kms from Aurangabad. Reach and check into a hotel. After lunch take half-day trip to Ajanta Caves - the first Buddhist cave monuments of 1st and 2nd centuries BC. Stay overnight at hotel.
Visit the finest fifth century AD Vihara and a few more caves in the morning. After lunch fly back to Mumbai to catch connecting homeward flight.