Holiday Trip in Aurangabad

Explore Historical Heritage with Aurangabad Holiday Packages

Situated on the western coast of India, Aurangabad is a historical city that attracts a number of tourists with its heritage charm. Aurangabad is named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The city is surrounded by lush hills and positioned on the bank of Kham River. On booking Aurangabad holiday packages, you have the opportunity of exploring its attractions that comprise of various historical sites and religious places. Aurangabad is mainly famous for its Buddhist caves that stand a proof of Buddhism flourished here.
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Tourist Attractions in Aurangabad

Aurangabad Caves:
Aurangabad Caves are situated in a valley, between Sihyachal and Satara hill ranges. These caves date back to 2nd and 3rd century and stand as the proof of the growth of Buddhism in Maharashtra during that era. These caves are situated in the outskirts of Aurangabad and comprised of 12 caves. These caves are mainly divided into three groups.
Bibi Ka Maqbara:
It is a superb mausoleum, situated at a distance of about 5 km from the Aurangabad. It entombs Rabia-ul-Daurani (Dilraj Bano Begum), wife of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The mausoleum is beautifully constructed.
Panchakki:
It is a mill that receives water from an underground channel. Close to this mill, an artificial waterfall has been created, through which this water is released over the wheel.
Mosques:
Aurangabad features several attractively built mosques that were constructed by different emperors and royalties. The most popular mosques are Jama Masjid, Chauk Masjid and Lal Masjid.
Museums:
The city of Aurangabad features three museums, which give the glimpse of the legacy of its art. These museums are Sunheri Mahal Museum, University Museum and Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum.

Things to Buy in Aurangabad

Shopping in Aurangabad is fun and you get to buy several stuffs at this destination. The popular things to buy from here are Bidriware, Himroo shawls, Kimkhab weaves and Mashru. You can also buy here jewelry and semi-precious stones made in a variety of forms and sizes.

Best Time to Visit Aurangabad

Aurangabad experiences three weathers. During the summer season (from March to May,), the climate is hot and hovers between 21°C to 37°C. At times, the mercury can rise up to 43°C. Monsoon witnesses regular rainfall in month of July to September. From October to March, it is winter and the weather is really pleasant. You can enjoy the sightseeing and explore the outdoors.

How to Reach Aurangabad

Aurangabad is a popular tourist destination that is visited by a number of tourists. However, before visiting the city and booking Aurangabad holiday packages, you should collect information on how to reach there. It will save your time and you from any unnecessary hassles during reaching there.
By Air
Aurangabad has its own airport, which is located about 10 km away from the city center. The airport is well-connected with major cities of India like Delhi and Mumbai by regular flights.
By Train
The railway station of Aurangabad is well-connected to other cities & towns of India. You can easily get trains from Aurangabad for various parts of the country.
By Road
Aurangabad is connected through great road networks with most of the cities & towns of Maharashtra and nearby states. Private and State Transport buses ply from the city for destinations like Mumbai, Ajanta and Ellora Caves. You can also get taxis for local sightseeing and intercity tour.
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