Explore the World Heritage Site of Ajanta Caves, a series of ancient cave temples decorated with Buddhist carvings and paintings. Some of the caves were carved in the cliff side as far back as the second century BCE, while others were added in the fifth and sixth centuries. Take a guided tour of the caves, used as prayer halls and monasteries in their time, abandoned, and then rediscovered in 1819. Admire the statues and murals inside, considered masterpieces of religious art, or get up to the viewing platform situated across the river to enjoy sweeping views of the complex. Using our international travel planner, Ajanta attractions like Ajanta Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Ajanta Caves
Aurangabad Private Tour: Ajanta And Ellora Caves Sightseeing Day Tour with Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 8 hours
Private Tour: Ajanta Caves Day Tour in Aurangabad with Guide and Entrances BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $51
Duration: 8 hours
Ajanta Caves Guided Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $60
Duration: 10 to 12 hours
Ajanta Caves Reviews
I visited this place 2 days back. We went from Aurangabad. I have read about the bad roads & hence went by taxi. The road is so bad is understatement. There is hardly a road which is good. For 110km.i... more »
Definitely worth the 3 hour drive from Aurangabad, I’m so glad we did it. Caves are utterly mesmerising and beautiful.... I can only imagine how breathtaking it must have been hundreds or thousand yea... more »
A beautiful and must-see destination. Here we could see and experience the great heritage of the ancient Indian architecture and life style. Obviously, a wonderful landscape.
View is nice and beautiful. We get to see the art and culture of the old people. We also get to learn that we should not carve other than the old people and by going there we get a new experience and fun ,in total there are 26 caves but you are expected to see only some but precious as you enter one of the cave you get cooled and stress free from the outer world.
Places to stay near Ajanta Caves
Plan your trip to Ajanta
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Plans to Ajanta Caves by other users
4 days in Aurangabad District & Pune BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Maharashtra BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Aurangabad District BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Mumbai, Nashik & Ajanta BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Ajanta BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Shirdi & Ajanta BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium