2 days in Aurangabad District & Pune Itinerary

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Aurangabad — 1 day

City of Gates

A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
On the 20th (Mon), stop by Paithani Silk Weaving Center, explore the ancient world of Ellora Caves, and then admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad trip planner.

New Delhi to Aurangabad is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in February, with highs in Aurangabad at 38°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Pune.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Pune — 1 night

Oxford of the East

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pune online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Pune takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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Aurangabad District travel guide

Caves · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Aurangabad District, also called one of the 36 districts of Maharashtra state in western India. It is bordered by the districts of Nashik to the west, Jalgaon to the north, Jalna to the east, and Ahmednagar to the south. Aurangabad is the headquarters and principal city. The district covers an area of 10,100 km², out of which 141.1 km² is urban area and 9,958.9 km² is rural. Aurangabad district is a major tourism region in Marathwada.GeographyAurangabad District is located mainly in the Godavari River Basin and partly in the Tapi River Basin. The district is located between 19 and 20 degrees north longitude, and 74 and 76 degrees east latitude.GeologyGeologically the whole area is covered by the Deccan Trap lava flows of upper Cretaceous to lower Eocene age. The basaltic lava flows belonging to the Deccan Trap are the only major geological formation. The traps are overlain by thin alluvial deposits along the major rivers. The lava flows are horizontal and each flow has two distinct units. The upper layers consist of vesicular and amygdule zeolitic basalt, while the bottom layer consists of massive basalt.