Discover some of India's lesser-known Buddhist, Hindu and Jain heritage on this four-day journey through the secluded cave temples of Aurangabad, their construction dating back thousands of years.
Luxury Small Group Journeys 2013
Arrive in Mumbai, where on arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel.The Taj Mahal Palace
Fly to Aurangabad. Enjoy a full-day visit to the Ajanta Caves, where 24 monasteries and five temples, embedded in rock in a horseshoe-shaped gorge, contain some of the finest Buddhist mural art and sculpture in the world. These caves are olderthan those at Ellora, dating as far back as 200 BC. The walls tell the lifestory of Buddha and mirror the culture of that period.Taj Residency | Meals: B
Explore the Ellora Caves, which consist of temples and monasterieshewn from rock by Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monks and craftsmen who depicted the evolution of these three religions. More than 2,000 years old, these structures have been compared to the Pyramids of Giza for their amazing construction, sculptures and frescoes.Taj Residency | Meals: B
Fly to Mumbai and join your fellow guests on Taj Mahal & the Treasures of India.Meals: B
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
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