5 days in Pune & Aurangabad District Itinerary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Darshan Museum, then examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and then examine the collection at Blades of Glory Cricket Museum. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON NVCC Temple, hunt for treasures at Phule Market, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pune online holiday maker.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pune. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aurangabad.
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Aurangabad — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, then Head underground at Ellora Caves, and then get great views at Mhaismal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Aurangabad road trip website.

You can drive from Pune to Aurangabad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in Aurangabad sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ajanta.
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Ajanta — 1 night

World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

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You can drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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Aurangabad District travel guide

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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.