Named after the renowned Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is also referred as the base to Indian heritage with world Heritage Sites Ajanta and Ellora – one of the greatest artistic treasures possessed by India.
Flights to Aurangabad
Direct Aurangabad flights connect the city to other metropolitans like Delhi and Mumbai. The airport is situated 10km east of the city. You can easily get a taxi or auto rickshaw outside the airport to reach your destination in the city.
Aurangabad offers a wide range of luxury and budget hotels to stay in. The choice for Aurangabad hotels ranges from deluxe hotels that offer all amenities and luxuries to equitably priced standard hotels. However, all hotels around the city ensure a comfortable stay by providing a home away from home.
Activities and Sightseeing
The list of to do things in Aurangabad is quite interesting. You can go for local sight-seeing to visit renowned historical monuments. Some important ones include:
- Jami Masjid
- Bibi ka Maqbara
- Buddhist Caves
- Dargah of Baba Shah Musafir
- Panchakki – a water-powered flour mill
For shopaholics, the local market offers exclusive Paithani saris and stoles and shawls in Himroo or Kimkhab. The markets are a home for antiques, cotton and silk textiles.
In addition to shopping, you can also make your trip more enjoyable with fun activities organised by adventure sports clubs. These activities include:
- Night camping
For food lovers, the city offers wide range of dining options. While in-house restaurants offer extensive selection of cuisines, there are numerous vegetarian Gujarati, rich Muslim and hearty North-Indian cuisine in numerous cafes and restaurants in and around the city.