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Aurangabad City Local Sightseeing Tour

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Trip Overview

Take a tour of the city of Aurangabad, established in 1610 AD. Its history goes back to the era when the Mughals ruled the country. Explore the historical monuments of the city. Avail 8 hours and 80 kilometres of usage of a private car.

Highlights

  • Visit the key attractions in Aurangabad.
  • Take a tour of the historical monuments that are dotted throughout the city.
  • Tour hassle-free in a private cab driven by a professional driver.


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Aurangabad City Local Sightseeing Tour: Detailed overview

Aurangabad is a city that was established in the year 1610 AD by Malik Ambar. This city has been a tourist hub as it has historical monuments surrounding it. Aurangabad is one of the largest cities in India, and it has many colleges and educational institutions, as a result of which it is an emerging IT hub. Aurangabad is a city known for Bibi ka Maqbara, which is the burial mausoleum of Emperor Aurangzeb's wife.

 

Aurangabad City Local Sightseeing Tour Suggested Itinerary

  • Your tour will begin with a pick-up from your hotel/residence in Aurangabad at your specified time slot.
  • You may choose from the following places to see in this city or add a few of your own:
  1. Bibi Ka Maqbara: Often referred to as the "Taj of the Deccan," Bibi Ka Maqbara is a mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in memory of his wife. Its striking resemblance to the Taj Mahal in Agra makes it a significant historical and architectural landmark in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  2. Aurangabad Caves: These rock-cut caves date back to the 6th and 7th centuries and showcase exquisite Buddhist architecture and sculptures. Located on the outskirts of Aurangabad, they provide insights into ancient Buddhist art and culture, attracting history enthusiasts and pilgrims.
  3. Salim Ali Lake: Named after the renowned Indian ornithologist, Salim Ali Lake is a serene water body surrounded by lush greenery in Aurangabad. It serves as a popular spot for birdwatching, boating, and picnics, offering a peaceful retreat amidst nature.
  4. Aurangabad Fort: Built in the 17th century by Aurangzeb's father, Emperor Shah Jahan, Aurangabad Fort is a formidable structure enclosing several palaces, mosques, and gateways. It stands as a testament to the region's Mughal heritage and strategic significance.
  5. Soneri Mahal: Soneri Mahal, or the "Golden Palace," is a historical edifice in Aurangabad known for its elegant architecture and intricate artwork. Once a residence for royal guests, it now houses a museum displaying artifacts and relics from the bygone era.
  6. Sunheri Masjid: Also known as the "Golden Mosque," Sunheri Masjid is a stunning example of Mughal architecture in Aurangabad. Its golden-hued domes and minarets, adorned with intricate designs and calligraphy, make it a must-visit for architecture enthusiasts and worshippers alike.
  7. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum: This museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of the legendary Maratha warrior king, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Through artifacts, weapons, paintings, and exhibits, it offers a comprehensive insight into Shivaji's valor and leadership.
  8. Makai Gate: One of the historical gates in Aurangabad, Makai Gate is a remnant of the city's medieval fortifications. It stands as a testament to Aurangabad's rich history and strategic importance during various dynasties.
  9. Navkhanda Palace: Navkhanda Palace, also known as Navkhanda Bagh Palace, is a grand structure built during the Nizam era in Aurangabad. Although in ruins now, it still retains traces of its former splendor, reflecting the architectural opulence of its time.
  10. Roshan Gate: Roshan Gate is one of the surviving gateways of the old city of Aurangabad, constructed during the Mughal period. It serves as a reminder of the city's historical significance as a major center of trade and culture in the Deccan region.
  11. Thatte Water Tank: Thatte Water Tank is an ancient reservoir built during the Mughal era to provide water for the city of Aurangabad. Its architectural ingenuity and historical importance make it a notable landmark in the region.
  12. Delhi Gate: Another significant gateway in Aurangabad, Delhi Gate, served as an entrance to the city during medieval times. It bears architectural motifs characteristic of Mughal architecture, reflecting the city's historical connections with Delhi.
  13. Kala Darwaza: Kala Darwaza, or the "Black Gate," is a historic entrance gate to Aurangabad city. Its imposing structure and strategic location highlight its role in the city's defense and urban planning during medieval times.
  14. Barapulla Gate: Barapulla Gate is one of the ancient gates of Aurangabad, constructed during the Mughal era. Its name derives from its size, as "Barapulla" translates to "big gate," signifying its importance as a major entry point to the city.
  15. Naubat Darwaza: Naubat Darwaza, also known as the "Drum Gate," is a prominent gateway located near the entrance of Aurangabad Fort. It once served as a place for announcing royal decrees and welcoming dignitaries, resonating with the echoes of the city's rich history.
  • In between the tours, you may stop for lunch or refreshments.
  • After the completion of your tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Please note

  1. This is not a guided tour; the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
  2. Itinerary mentioned here is just a suggestion, you may use the cab as per your tour plan.
  3. This is a local city tour; hence, the vehicle cannot be used for any outstation tour.

Basic Details

Start Point
Aurangabad hotel/residence
Finish Point
Aurangabad hotel/residence
Start time
6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O2520A2251

Inclusions

  • Pickup and drop-off to the Aurangabad hotel/residence.
  • Charges for the private cab for 8-hour and 80 km limit.
  • The driver and fuel charges.
 

Exclusions

  • Monument entrance fees or tickets.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Parking charges & toll charges.
  • Any meal.
  • Anything not specified in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • This is not a guided tour.
  • Pick-up & drop off should be the same location.
  • The pick-up & drop off location can be different but extra charges will apply as per distance from pick-up location and can be paid to the driver directly.
  • There is a time limit of 8-Hour and 80 km on this tour, so please plan your stops accordingly.
  • The guest can exceed the tour limit on giving additional charges as per your car option selected.
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 200 per hour and Rs. 20 per km (to be paid to the driver directly).
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs.250 per hour and Rs. 25 per km (to be paid to the driver directly).
  • Night charges of Rs. 300 per day (per vehicle) is applicable in case the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am (to be paid to the driver directly).

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel/Residence in Aurangabad city limits
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