Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Ajanta and Ellora Caves:


Ajanta caves are the group of 300 odd rocks cut caves, and these are pretty famous for Buddhist monuments as their sculpture and paintings. It is one of the oldest caves in the country from the second century. It is the UNESCO world heritage site and is protected under the Archaeological Survey of India. There are around 30 caves built in two phases to protect and provide shelter to Buddhist monks who usually come to this place for meditation in the Monsoon season. Caves are the evidence of super art and inspiration of Indian art.


It is located in the Aurangabad district and is well connected with the road. It is open throughout the year all day except Monday. Tourist is allowed to visit caves from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM by purchasing the ticket. One can also take tickets online by visiting the website.




It is noted down that caves are the largest ancient wall painting survival. Ajanta Caves is evident the Chinese Buddhist traveller who has visited India during the medieval era. It is carved out by the 250 feet walls and has monasteries where Buddhist monks worship their ancestors. All the caves were hidden until the 17th century until a British officer accidentally discovered them on his haunted trip.


Places to visit:


People like to visit Ajanta and Ellora caves to learn about the monk’s lifestyle and culture. The place is full of greenery and other natural beauty attraction that enables to feel natural experience.


One can visit Ajanta Caves, Grishneshwar Temple, Buddhist caves, Bibi ka Makbara, Jain Caves, Khuldabad, Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad Caves and Panchakki,

Besides it, travellers can buy other antics items from there also and carry them along with them.

Best time to visit:


Though it is pretty challenging to explore in the summer season, the monsoon season and winter are ideal for visiting the place. Avoid the summer season to avoid heatstroke while enjoying your archaeological trip.


The best way to explore such places is by hiring any professional taxi service provider; we suggest you take the Gogacab car rental service to have an extraordinary experience during your Ajanta and Ellora Caves trip.