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Aurangabad Tour Packages

Aurangabad is home to a myriad of historical wonders. For this reason, avid travelers love to book Aurangabad tours. Also, due to the proximity to Shirdi and Nashik, the town remains thronged with scores of tourists. Therefore, the city is worth exploring at least once because it offers a richly woven tapestry of sights and sounds.

Meticulously designed Aurangabad tour packages help you to get the most out of your holidays in the historic town. These packages include all the attractions, from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to temples. In addition, well-planned itineraries allow you to experience the quaint village wearing rustic charm from close quarters.

How to reach Aurangabad?

The largest city in Maharashtra's Marathwada region is Aurangabad. The rest of the world and all of India are easily accessible from this metropolis. For your convenience, Aurangabad offers all modes of transportation, including air, train, and road.

Best time to visit Aurangabad

Since the weather is pleasant and you may enjoy the best sights of the surrounding rich vegetation, October to March are the best months to visit Aurangabad. The area experiences a semiarid climate, with 17 to 33 °C being the range of the annual mean temperature.

Places to visit in Aurangabad

The main tourist attractions in Aurangabad are listed here so you may plan an unforgettable trip. Additionally, by visiting some of these sites that have spectacular Mughal architecture and have significant religious significance, you can learn a lot about the history and traditions of Aurangabad.

  • Ajanta & Ellora Caves
  • Daulatabad Fort
  • Grishneshwar Temple
  • Shivaji Maharaj Museum
  • Bibi Ka Maqbara
  • Pitalkhora Caves
  • Siddharth Garden and Zoo
  • Sunheri Maha
  • Goga Baba Hill

Shopping in Aurangabad

Aurangabad is an excellent place to stop if you want to buy Himroo shawls, Paithani sarees, or fabrics like Mashru and Kimkhab.

The Paithani Weaving Center, Gul Mandi, Connaught Shopping Market, Nirula Bazaar, and Himroo Factory are a few well-known shopping destinations in the city's core. Visit Connaught Shopping Market if you wish to take some remarkable silks and shawls home. Aurangabad's most renowned tourist attraction, The Himroo Factory, is an excellent site to purchase well-liked Himroo weaves, paithani sarees, handloom shawls, and much more.

Festivals in Aurangabad

The city hosts several events and festivals as proof of its extensive cultural history. Residents of Aurangabad excel in the arts and music and have a deep love for both. The Aurangabad Festival, the largest in the city and one that is most eagerly anticipated, is observed over four days. The beautiful celebrations in Aurangabad include Buddha Jayanti, Dusherra, Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, and Maha Shivratri, to name just a few.

Cuisines in Aurangabad

Aurangabad cuisine maintains the Mughal tradition of slow-cooking foods (often over several hours). Mughal and Hyderabadi culinary traditions are included in the food, and both rely heavily on garnishing to improve flavor and aesthetic appeal. Given that Aurangabad is a part of Maharashtra, it also incorporates several cooking techniques and recipes from that region, such as using powdered spices to impart a robust taste to meats and vegetables.

Nightlife in Aurangabad

Are you looking for the best Aurangabad nightlife experiences? Make sure you know where to go for the ideal party with your buddies while you're out and about in this picturesque region. There are many possibilities, from ghost hunting tours to late-night cafes and upscale eateries! A fantastic night out in Aurangabad will undoubtedly make you feel refreshed.

Accommodation in Aurangabad

There are many luxurious and affordable places to stay in Aurangabad, including guesthouses, hotels, and resorts, so you don't need to worry about where to stay. Among the well-known lodging options in Aurangabad are:

  • Welcomhotel Rama International
  • Lemon Tree Hotel, Aurangabad
  • Vivanta Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • The Ambassador Ajanta


Aurangabad Sightseeing Packages

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Ajanta Ellora Tour

4 N / 5 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Nasik - Mumbai

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Shirdi Aurangabad Tour

4 N / 5 D

Mumbai - Shirdi - Aurangabad - Mumbai

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Best of Maharashtra

10 N / 11 D

Mumbai - Lonavala - Khandala - Matheran - Nashik - Shirdi - Aurangabad - Mumbai

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Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train Tour

7 N / 8 D

Mumbai - Sindhudurg - Goa - Vasco - Kolhapur - Aurangabad - Ajanta - Nashik - Mumbai

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  • Explore the Sindhudurg Fort
  • Visit Dhamapur village
  • Old Goa sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour to the spice plantation
  • Kolhapur city tour
  • Marvel at the Ellora Caves
  • Sightsee ancient temples in Nashik

Magical Maharashtra Tour

13 N / 14 D

Mumbai – Lonavala - Matheran - Nashik - Shirdi - Aurangabad - Pune - Mahabaleshwar -Mumbai

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7 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

7 N / 8 D

Pune – Bhimashankar - Shirdi - Shani Shingnapur- Grishneshwar -Trimbakeshwar - Nashik- Mumbai -Porbandar- Dwarka- Porbandar- Mumbai - Indore- Ujjain - Indore

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  • Darshan of 7 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Seeks blessings at the Somnath Jyotirlinga in Gujarat
  • Visit the Om shaped town of the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain
  • Experience natural beauty at the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra
  • Experience Bhasma aarti at the Mahakaleshwar

12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

19 N / 20 D

Pune – Bhimashankar – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Nashik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai – Porbandar – Dwarka – Somnath – Mumbai – Indore – Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basuki Nath - Patna

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  • Darshan of 12 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Attend Abhisheka ceremony at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Attend Pooja ceremony at Kedarnath Jyotirlinga
  • Participate in the pooja ceremony at Bhimashankar
  • Visit Somnath temple in Gujarat
  • Visit to popular Ujjain temples-Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga & Bhairav Nath
  • Attend Evening Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Varanasi
  • Visit to Rudraprayag- the Confluence of Mandakini River, Alaknanda River

Ajanta and Ellora Tour

5 N / 6 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Mumbai

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Maharashtra Jyotirlinga With Shirdi form Pune

3 N / 4 D

Bhimashankar (1N), Aurangabad (1N), Nasik (1N)

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Western Sojourn Tour

12 N / 13 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ajmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Mumbai

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India Architecture Tour

16 N / 17 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra - Jaipur - Mumbai

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Incredible India Tour

23 N / 24 D

Delhi - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur - Agra – Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Bhopal - Indore - Dhar - Aurangabad - Mumbai

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Cultural Tour To India

19 N / 20 D

Delhi – Khajuraho – Agra – Jaipur – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Aurangabad – Mumbai – Madurai – Chettinad – Trichy – Chennai

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Monuments of India

20 N / 21 D

Delhi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Aurangabad - Mumbai - Madurai - Chettinad - Tanjore - Trichy - Madras - Delhi

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Wildlife with Maharashtra Tour

12 N / 13 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Jaipur - Ranthambore (Sawai Madhopur)- Agra - Corbett National Park - Delhi

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India Museums & Architecture Tour

19 N / 20 D

Delhi – Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Aurangabad - Ajanta caves - Ellora caves - Mumbai-Madurai -Chettinad - Tanjore - Trichy - Chennai

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22 Days North India Museums and Architecture Tour

21 N / 22 D

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Udaipur - Sardargarh - Ranakpur-jodhpur - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Gwalior - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

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FAQs of Aurangabad

Q: Where is Aurangabad located?

Ans: Aurangabad is a historical city situated in Maharashtra State. There are many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara (replica of Taj Mahal) and Panchakki. You will find a fusion of Mughal and modern architecture.

Q: Why Aurangabad is known as City of Gates ?

Ans: Aurangabad is known as city of Gates as it had 52 Gates and strong presence of these can be felt while you are travelling through the city.

Q: Ques: How can we reach at Aurangabad ?

Ans: You can reach Aurangabad from the following three modes:

By Road - Being a tourist destination, Aurangabad is well connected to major cities. You can drive from Mumbai which is at Approx 360 Kms, Pune at approx. 240 Kms, Shirdi at 130 Kms, Nashik at 200 Kms etc.

By Rail - The Aurangabad Railway station is located in the city with trains running to and from all the major cities. Two trains to Mumbai run twice a day on a regular basis. Manmad Junction, which lies at approx. 120 kms. away from Aurangabad, is another major railway station.

By Air - The Aurangabad airport has an efficient connectivity with major cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Udaipur.

Q: Is Aurangabad a worth visit destination?

Ans: Aurangabad is a city with various tourists attractions. Buddhist Caves, Mughal Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Sites attract a large number of tourists every year in Aurangabad. This is a worth visit tourist place and known as tourism capital of Maharashtra.

Q: What are the sightseeing places, we can see in Aurangabad?

Aurangabad is one of the most famous cities in Maharashtra and we shall recommend you to visit the following important places:

  • Ajanta Caves- Top the list of favorites when one visits Aurangabad. Declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Ajanta Caves have been visited by tourists from all parts of the world.
  • Ellora Caves- These Caves are spaced over 2 kilometers and there are 34 caves representing three religions namely Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
  • Bibi Ka Maqbara- If you still think only Taj Mahal is the ultimate symbol of love, you must visit 'Bibi Ka Maqbara', one of the historic places that must be visited.
  • Grisheneshwar Temple- This temple is one of the shrines mentioned in Shiva Purana and is considered to be the last Jyotirlinga.
  • Daulatabad Fort- It is a rock fortress, proudly standing on a stranded hill clearly dominating the otherwise flat terrain.
  • Devgiri Fort- This is very beautifully located fort on the single mountain and there is a good view from the top of the fort.
Q: How far Ajanta Caves are from Aurangabad ?

Ans: Ajanta Caves are approx. 100 kms from Aurangabad which takes approx. 3 hrs. drive.

Q: Why Ajanta Caves are famous?

Ans: The Ajanta caves are rock cut caves, total 30 in number, which dates back to 2nd century. This is a UNESCO world heritage site & famous for its paintings. The caves boasts painting and sculptures which are proof of rich Indian art and cultural history.

Q: When Ajanta Caves are closed?

Ans: Ajanta Caves are closed on Monday.

Q: How far is Ellora from Aurangabad ?

Ans: Ellora Caves are approx. 30 Kms from Aurangabad which will take less than an hour drive.

Q: Ques: Why Ellora Caves are famous?

Ans: The Ellora Caves consist of 34 caves built between 5th and 10th century CE under the patronage of Rashtrakuta Dynasty. One of the largest rock-cut temple cave complexes in the world and consider as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Q: Are Ellora Caves open every day?

Ans: No, Ellora Caves are closed on every Tuesday.

Q: Can We visit Ajanta and Ellora in a single day ?

Ans: We do not recommend to visit Ajanta and Ellora in one day as it makes hectic tour.

Q: How many days do you recommend to visit Aurangabad?

Ans: We do recommend minimum 02 Nights to visit Aurangabad and near by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It may vary from Guest’s arrival city.

Q: Where can we stay at Aurangabad?

Ans: There are many Hotels to accommodate Guests at Aurangabad and some of the recommended Hotels are Welcomhotel Rama International, Vivanta Aurangabad, The Fern Residency, Lemon Tree Hotel, VITS, The Aures etc what Indian Holiday can offer at discounted price.

Q: Can we visit Shirdi with Aurangabad ?

Ans: Yes, Shirdi can be possible to visit along with Aurangabad which is at approx. 125 kms.

Q: What is the best time to visit Aurangabad?

Ans: The best time to visit Aurangabad is from October to March when city remains pleasant and green.