VINTAGE VISTAS - AJANTA & ELLORA CAVES
Take a walk back into the ancient past with our trip to Aurangabad which takes you to some of the most beautiful archeological sites in Maharashtra!
The marvellous caves of Ajanta with their gorgeous wall and ceiling paintings stun you with their simplicity and elegance, while the temple complex of Ellora leaves you gaping with its sheer magnitude and beauty
The Devgiri fort with its long snaking walls and strong standing bastions gives a commanding view of the surrounding region and the Bibi ka Maqbara, wwhich looks like a miniature version of the Taj Mahal presents one with an ode to love - for it marks the memory of a mother.
Join Canvas N Chrome on this trip, which is timed to perfection to take advantage of the long weekend of Dassehra and gain insights about our rich cultural heritage! The trip also gives you the flexibility to self ride / drive to Aurangabad from Mumbai or explore the option of taking an overnight bus from Mumbai and sightseeing by taxi in Aurangabad!
Itinerary: For people travelling by bike / car
Saturday, October 8 : Start ride / drive to Aurangabad early morning. En route stop at the Gargoti museum at Sinnar. Arrive in Aurangabad by early evening.
Sunday, October 9 : B ready to leave for Ajanta caves by 8 a.m. The caves open at 9 a.m. so best to reach the caves as early as possible to get maximum time to spend there.
Monday, October 10 : Early morning start to the day to visit Ellora as well as Devgiri fort and Bibi ka Maqbara.
Tuesday, October 11 : Early morning start ride / drive back to Mumbai. Reach Mumbai by late afternoon.
Itinerary: For people travelling by bus
Saturday, October 8 : Board an overnight bus to Aurangabad to reach Aurangabad by 6 a.m. latest.
Sunday, October 9 : Arrive at the hotel and be ready to leave for Ajanta caves by 8 a.m. The caves open at 9 a.m. so best to reach the caves as early as possible to get maximum time to spend there.
Monday, October 10 : Early morning start to the day to visit Ellora as well as Devgiri fort and Bibi ka Maqbara. End of day, take overnight bus back to Mumbai.
Tuesday, October 11 : Arrive in Mumbai by early morning.
Our Belief System:
Possession and/or consumption of Alcohol will not be permitted & flouting of this basic rule will lead to immediate expulsion from the group.
Smoking will only be permitted after consultation with the group leader and the person will have to move away from the group to smoke. Smoking will only be permitted while we stop at a clearing and not otherwise.
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Leave only footprints, Take back only memories”
** We strive to provide the best of services & adhere to the planned tour program, However the Program can be subject to change **
Between 30 - 15 Days: 50% of Tour Cost
Between 14 - 7 Days: 80% of Tour Cost
7 Days or less before Departure: 100% Tour Cost
Extensively explore the sites of Ajanta & Ellora.
Savour local cuisine
Guide for all Archaeological Site visits
Visit the Devgiri fort and the Bibi ka Maqbara.
Twin-sharing stay in one of the best rated hotels in Aurangabad.
Small group size
Option to Ride / drive to Aurangabad or to take an overnight Volvo.
Trip Date: October 8-11, 2016
Cost: Rs. 7,000/person (Ex-Aurangabad)
Group Size : 16 explorers maximum
Registrations will be confirmed on first come first served basis upon receipt of full payment.
The trip will be conducted subject to minimum 8 registrations.
Stay on twin-sharing EP basis in one of the best rated hotels.
Guide charges and entry fees for all sightseeing
For those travelling by bus, the cost of sightseeing by Taxi is included in the cost.
Travel cost to Aurangabad & back
Camera charges where applicable
Packaged Water or refreshments.
Anything other than that mentioned in the inclusions above
Pick-up and drop to bus depot to / from hotel for people arriving by bus
Accident insurance or any other health insurance.
To register, please get in touch with us on:
Rohit Nayak: (+91) - 961 901 7717
or send us a message via the 'contact us' box at the end of the page.
To register for the trip, please download the registration form here , fill it, save a copy and mail it to us on the above email.
Payment details will be communicated upon receipt of registration request and registration will be confirmed upon receipt of full payment.