How Far Is Ajanta Caves From Aurangabad

Introduction

Jalgaon city, about 60 kilometre from Ajanta Caves is the nearest rail head. Jalgaon Junction is well connected to important cities such as Mumbai, Agra, Bhopal, New Delhi, Gwalior, Jhansi, Goa, Varanasi, Allahabad, Bangalore, Pune among others.

Which is better Ajanta or Ellora caves?

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 timesBuddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

Which day Ajanta Caves closed?

Ajanta caves visiting hours: 9.00 AM to PM (Monday Closed) One has to leave vehicles at T Point and get the green bus, as the site falls inside the protected forest.

Which is closer to Aurangabad Ajanta or Ellora?

Ajanta is 120 Kms & Ellora caves is 40 Kms from Aurangabad. Ellora Cave is a World Heritage Site and the most visited ancient monument in Maharashtra State. With the Ellora caves Ajanta is also the major tourist attraction of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

How far are Ajanta and Ellora caves from each other?

The distance between Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves is about 100 km, which can be covered in roughly 3 hours.

What is the entry fee for Ajanta Caves?

Rs.40/-(Cash)
Indian Visitors: Total Rs. 40/-(Cash),Rs. 35/-(Online) per head. Citizen of SAARC and BIMSTEC countries:Total Rs.

How much does it cost to walk in Ajanta Caves?

The shuttle buses drop near the ticket counter of the caves. Ticket Charges: The admission ticket to Ajanta is INR10 for Indian Nationals and INR 250 for foreign nationals same as other UNESO Heritage Sites in India. There are free admissions for children of 15 years of age and below.

How much time is required for Ajanta caves?

Most visitors can cover both Ajanta and Ellora these caves in about 3 hours each. It is easier if you have a good guide. So, it is possible to see both in one day.

Is it worth visiting Ajanta caves?

Ajanta caves have ancient paintings that can rarely be found in all of India, while the Ellora caves are identified for the remarkable architecture they represent. So, these caves are worth visiting once in your lifetime.

What is the best time to visit Ajanta Ellora?

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.

Conclusion

It is possible but I would not advise it, you would be well and truely caved out by the end, much better to take your time and enjoy. However if you are pressed for time, it is possible. Ajanta is approx 100km north of Aurangabad and Ellora approx 20km west.

 

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