Known for its myriad cultural and historical monuments, Aurangabad is a popular tourist city set on the Kaum River in a hilly upland region of India's Maharashtra state. The city is best known for the impressive marble Bibi Ka Maqbara, which bears a striking resemblance to the Taj Mahal and was commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in the late 17th century. Other notable sights include: Shivaji Maharaj Museum, dedicated to the Maratha king Shivaji; the Aurangabad Caves featuring ancient, rock-cut Buddhist shrines; and the impressive 12th-century medieval Daulatabad Fort. Aurangabad also serves as a gateway to the nearby ancient caves of Ajanta and Ellora.

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3 Nights 4 Days Available on request

Learning Outcomes:

  • Guided visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites Ajanta & Ellora Caves.

  • Guided visit to the "Taj of Deccan" Bibi-Ka-Maqbara, situated in the historical city of Aurangabad, it is known as the "Taj of Deccan". Bibi-Ka-Maqbara was erected in memory of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s wife, Dilras Banu Begum, popularly known as Bibi. 

  • Guided tour of Ajanta Caves. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this is a Buddhist monastery complex of twenty-nine rock-cut cave monuments containing paintings and sculpture considered to be masterpieces of both "Buddhist religious art" and "universal pictorial art".

  • Guided tour of Ellora Caves. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, these temples are famous for its rock-cut temples. There are 12 Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu temples and 7 Jain temples in this magnificent structure.  A chance to see worlds only caved Shiva temple. 

  • Guided tour of Daulatabad Fort. often hailed as one of the 'seven wonders of Maharashtra', this architectural marvel is believed to have been built in the 12th century. Also known as Devgiri fort, perhaps the most enchanting qualities is its location, from the zenith of which you can capture a mesmerizing view of the entire city.

  • Knowledge-sharing sessions to discuss the regional History & Culture

  • Fun quiz at the end of the programme on all the places visited