Ajanta has been designated as a World Heritage Site, to be preserved as an artistic legacy that will come to inspire and enrich the lives of generations to come. The cave shrines were all hewed on rock, by hand, and rank amongst some of the most finest specimens of ancient Indian architectural heritage. The 34 caves at Ellora and the 29 caves at Ajanta.
Location: Ajanta and Ellora caves area located 107 kms. from the city of Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
Tourist Spots: Finished Caves, Unfinished Caves.
Best Time to Visit: November to March.
How to Reach:
By Air: Aurangabad (99 kms from Ajanta and 30 km from Ellora) is the ideal base to visit Ajanta and ellora, is directly linked to Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, and Mumbai.
By Train: Aurangabad is directly linked to Mumbai and Pune. Jalgaon, a railhead on the Central Railways line, is 59 kilometres from Ajanta.
By Road: The excellent road network in Maharashtra links the caves of Ajanta and Ellora with Mumbai, Pune.