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Ellora Caves: Tours & Tickets

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Spectacular rock cut caves and elaborate sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths are over 10 centuries old.
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Ellora Cave Rd | Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is very big and beautiful. absolutely worth to know the truth behind the caves and its carvings. Thoroughly enjoyed visiting each of the caves. Well maintained and good for foreigners also. always good to know historical facts and evolution of humans over the period...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Debasis1409
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ajanta and Ellora caves - the signature sites of Aurangabad - UNESCO world heritage sites. While Ajanta can be well managed without a guide, this one is bit tricky without one. Better to figure which caves to visit beforehand, as caves are far apart and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Garytan711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being an architect I was excited to see the caves. People sitting on shivling and clicking pictures can be shocking. Caves requires true maintenance. I found some piers which looked modern and misfit. A person makes good sketches and another writes on rice were worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mayankrawal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in September when the atmosphere was cloudy and pleasant. The caves and temple complex was serene. The gardens were fresh and manicured. The surroundings were decently clean. Btw, the pungent smell in some caves mentioned in some earlier posts is that of bats....More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank sachinghaisas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit of the caves however it must be something different, all the caves must be definitely cleaned from urine smell in all and it must be strictly forbidden to do so again !!!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Seaside42728028527
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really excellent place very good carving worth visiting really Beautiful places at least once every one should visit

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jitendrachhajed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's must see if you are in Aurangabad. Please bear in mind it takes around 3 hrs to see the 1 stage of the caves and there are 2 more such stages higher on the rocks. It is recommended to hire a local guide of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank george_justin_mathew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have seen Ajanta caves then you won't find much difference. It is not as well preserved as Ajanta. But Kailash temple is worth the time and qualifies for a guided tour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BhawnaCJS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kailash temple is one of the best places you can see if interested in architecture. The only example of cut out rock structure in the world. Class!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Pankaj G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here since my adolescence (at more than decade-long intervals), and I continue to be mind-blown. The care and upkeep have definitely improved. Transport aids the debilitated and lazy. And the rock carvings themselves remain astonishing. Hidden gems of Indian archeology/history.

Date of experience: August 2019
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BoardingPass135739
24 May 2019|
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Response from Ganesan4088 | Reviewed this property |
You can make it. But it will be wise to ask the tour guide or taxi operator and he will be able to advise better. This is due to local route and timing. You can make it. Jai Sairam
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Response from Ray P | Reviewed this property |
It is quite difficult to plan such a manner. because only one flight is available from Mumbai to Aurangabad at 5.05 morning. It arrives at Aurangabad at 6 AM. the take a strong breakfast and move for Ellora cave. Visit it... More
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Response from suhaskatti | Reviewed this property |
Depending upon budget & number of passengers; one can always hire a pvt cab .This would cost apx 3000 INR for Ajanta & apx INR 1800 to Ellora & other local sightseeing places. Suggest booking the cab once you reach... More
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