About Aurangabad Tourism

Aurangabad is famously known as "Historic City" of the state. The city resides in Maharashtra state which is founded by the emperor Aurangzeb where you can found various types of historical monuments with beautiful and ancient architecture. Winter season is very comfortable time to visit the district but in summer vacation you can also plan to visit the heritage because the evenings are cooler here but you can also experience humidity here. Marathi language is the mother tongue here but the guides are very well trained in English language and other major foreign languages too.bibi ka maqbara aurangabad, India


Aurangabad district airport is the international airport due to tourism, from where Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Air India and all the flights are having their destination here. The airport is named as "Chikkalthana Airport" which provides flights to Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, etc. The train connectivity for Aurangabad is also very good and frequent. Road connectivity is also very frequent because it is connected with National Highway NH-21. All the roads connecting to Aurangabad are four lanes and well maintained which will help you in reaching the city soon.

Distances from some major cities to Aurangabad are given here:

  • Mumbai to Aurangabad 372 km
  • Pune to Aurangabad 1688 km
  • Delhi to Aurangabad 972 km
  • Ahmedabad to Aurangabad 823 km
  • Shirdi to Aurangabad 126 km


Luxury Hotels in Aurangabad

After planning the destination for spending the vacations you must look for the hotels which will provide you all the comforts with food facility also. Here we are listed some hotels according the luxury and budget just check them out and make your reservations fast.

  • Taj Residency, Rauza Bagh
  • Hotel Sparkling Pearl, CIDCO
  • Estranger Resort, Mhaismal
  • Panchavati Hotel, Padmapura
  • Ira Executive Hotel, Samarth Nagar

Tourist Attrations - Places to Visit

Aurangabad Ajanta Caves The city is also known as the tourist capital of the state due to these historical beauties.

  • Bibi ka Maqbara: The beautiful monument was built by Aurangzeb's son in the memory of his beloved mother
  • Sunheri palace: You can find the beautiful carvings on the walls of the palace
  • The Ajanta and the Ellora caves: These caves are the main attraction point for the tourist in Aurangabad. The eye catching and superb carving of these Buddhist caves are very beautiful, so don't skip them while planning for Aurangabad. These historic heritage sites are the main attraction for the tourism. You can find the beautiful carved rock caves of Ellora which are 34 in numbers whereas, there are 29 Ajanta caves
  • Panchakki: The panchakki is the famous water mill, which comprises artificial waterfall and where you can also enjoy the dancing water fountains
  • H2O Water Park: The water park is one of the cleanest and biggest water parks in India, where you can enjoy the fantastic water rides with clean and maintained water and rides
  • Daultabad fort: This beautiful historical fort is proudly situated on the hill which was built by king Bhilamraj
  • Himroo factory: Himroo is the name of a fabric which is the best combination of cotton and silk and the factory is famous for the hand weaving on paithani silk textures. The factory also weaves the brocade materials with beautiful and lovely embroidery on it
  • Gautala wildlife sanctuary: The wildlife sanctuary comprises of various beautiful species of mammals, birds and reptiles. The lovely and adventures place is situated between the Satmala and Ajantha hill ranges
  • Ghrishneshwar Temple: The temple is of lord 'Shiva', which is famously known for 12 Jyotirlinga. According to Hindu Dharma the ghrishneshwar temple is a religious place of self-created lord Shiva. The carving on the walls and pillars of the temple are very beautiful and ancient

Aurangabad is very pleasant and well developed tourism in India where you can experience the ancient culture and ancient sculpture of our beautiful country. From Aurangabad you can also visit some various places near by the city. So get well planned before visiting the city, which will make the trip very well.