Discover the historical marvel of Aurangabad on a captivating one-day journey from the vibrant city of Pune! From the comfort of a luxury vehicle, with your personal driver-cum-guide, you’ll traverse scenic landscapes, delving into a world where ancient tales and modern wonders intertwine.
This custom itinerary, carefully crafted to maximize your day, ensures that every moment is filled with discovery and delight. Get ready for a day trip that transcends the ordinary, blending the allure of Aurangabad’s historical grandeur with the ease and comfort of a private tour.
Aurangabad, located on the banks of the Kham river, is named after the Mughal ruler, Aurangzeb. It is a historical city that various dynasties have ruled over the centuries. This city is known for its beautiful monuments, ancient caves, and fascinating historical sites. On a one day Pune to Aurangabad tour by car, you can leisurely explore the city’s rich culture and history.
Bibi Ka Maqbara, Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Aurangabad Caves, Quila-E-Ark, and Sunehri Mahal are a few of the major tourist attractions of Aurangabad. The distance between Pune and Aurangabad is 275 kilometers, and it takes about 6 hours by road via NH 753F. The best and most convenient way to explore Aurangabad in a day is by booking a one day Pune to Aurangabad tour by private cab.
Highlights of Pune to Aurangabad Tour by Cab
- Full-day Aurangabad tour from Pune
- Duration: 10 to 14 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Pune Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: Shri Ghrishneshwar Temple, Verul Caves, Bhadra Maruti Temple, Daulatabad Fort, and Bibi Ka Maqbara.
Package Price for 1 Day Pune to Aurangabad Sightseeing by Cab
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Good to know
- Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Pune
- Cab for Aurangabad sightseeing from Pune as per the above Itinerary
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Allowance
What’s not included
- Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Aurangabad
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation at Aurangabad
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
What to Expect on your Aurangabad Trip from Pune
As you set off from Pune in your comfortable car, expect a journey filled with intriguing insights and picturesque views. Your experienced driver-cum-guide will pick you from your hotel or home in Pune and ensure a smooth ride, offering insider knowledge that brings each destination to life.
This day trip is not just about reaching Aurangabad but also about enjoying the journey, with leisure stops and photographic opportunities to capture the beauty of the route. The tour is designed with flexibility, allowing for special requests and tailored experiences to suit your interests.
Your one day Pune to Aurangabad trip offers an excellent opportunity for you to explore some of the famous historical landmarks in Maharashtra while enjoying a break away from city life.
The tour begins with an early morning pick-up from your doorstep in Pune. Reaching Aurangabad, we will first visit the Ghrishneshwar Temple, one of the twelve sacred Jyotirlingas. It is located near Ellora Caves and was built in the 18th century.
After visiting the temple, we will proceed towards Verul Caves, believed to have been constructed during the 1st century BC. Located at the base of a hillock surrounded by lush green surroundings, these caves are carved with intricate sculptures depicting scenes from ancient Hindu legends.
The next destination on our same day tour is Bhadra Maruti Temple, a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is well-known for its intricate carvings and holy atmosphere.
After visiting the temple, we will head to the Daulatabad Fort, which stands as a majestic reminder of the impressive history of the region. The fort was constructed by King Bhillamraj Yadav in 1187 and boasted some great historical monuments within its premises.
The last destination on our one day Aurangabad tour from Pune is the Bibi Ka Maqbara, also known as the “Taj of Deccan.” At the end of the trip, we will take you back to your place of stay in Pune.
Embark on this full day journey to Aurangabad from Pune and discover the richness of history and culture. Book now for an experience tailored just for you!
Itinerary of One Day Pune to Aurangabad Trip
Pickup from your Hotel in Pune at 6:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Shri Ghrishneshwar Temple||90 minutes|
|2||Verul Caves||60 minutes|
|3||Bhadra Maruti Temple||40 minutes|
|4||Daulatabad Fort||80 minutes|
|5||Bibi Ka Maqbara||50 minutes|
Drop back at your Hotel in Pune by 9:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Aurangabad listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Pune to Aurangabad city tour by private car.
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Places to visit in one day in Aurangabad when visiting from Pune by private car
A one-day journey from Pune to Aurangabad unveils a tapestry of history and culture that captivates the heart. In Aurangabad, each landmark tells a story, weaving a rich narrative that connects you deeply with India’s splendid past.
Every moment in Aurangabad is a step back in time, promising a memorable experience that captures the essence of this historical city in the span of a single day. Here are some of the popular places to visit in one day in Pune when you are starting your journey from Pune:
1. Shri Ghrishneshwar Temple
One of India’s 12 Jyotirlingas, the Grishneshwar Temple at Ellora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Jyotirlinga is situated in Aurangabad, also known as Ghrneshwar or Dhushmeshwar Temple. It is devoted to Lord Shiva and is regarded as a significant and important pilgrimage destination in India. It is the 12th Jyotirlinga of India and is considered the last. Grishneshwar is the smallest among all the Jyotirlingas. The temple has a magnificent architecture that will capture your attention.
- Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the stunning architecture and pay respect to Lord Shiva
- Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 5:30 AM to 9:00 PM
- Entry Fee: No entry fee
2. Verul Caves
The caves include 34 monasteries and temples dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff. Ellora brings the culture of ancient India to life with its continuous series of monuments ranging from A.D. 600 to 1000. With its shrines dedicated to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism, the Ellora complex is not only a singular creative and technological accomplishment but also exemplifies the ethos of tolerance characteristic of ancient India.
- Must See / Things to Do: Look around at the majestic carvings.
- Timings: Wednesday to Monday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- Entry Fee: INR 30 per person for Indians and INR 500 for foreigners
3. Bhadra Maruti Temple
The Bhadra Maruti Temple is devoted to the Hindu god Lord Hanuman and is situated in Khuldabad. It is one of only three temples in India where the statue of the presiding deity, Lord Hanuman, is depicted in the Bhav Samadhi, or sleeping position. Bhadra Maruti is about 4 kilometers from the famous Ellora Caves. The temple is crowded with worshippers, especially on Saturdays during the Marathi calendar’s “Shravan” months.
- Must See / Things to Do: Seek blessings of Lord Hanuman
- Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- Entry Fee: No entry fee
4. Daulatabad Fort
Amidst lush greenery, the old fortress of Daulatabad Fort rises magnificently. It is an architectural wonder, frequently hailed as one of the most beautiful monuments and among the “Seven Wonders of Maharashtra.” It is said to have been constructed around the 12th century. You can capture a mesmerizing view of the entire city from the Fort. Although it takes about 750 steps to reach the top, the view of the ground below is really breathtaking.
- Must See / Things to Do: Look around at the splendid beauty of Aurangabad from atop the Fort.
- Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- Entry Fee: INR 10 per person
5. Bibi Ka Maqbara
The Bibi ka Maqbara is a beautiful mausoleum of Rabia-Ul-Daurani, also known as Dilras Banu Begum, the wife of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. It is renowned for its architectural excellence as it bears a remarkable similarity to the Taj Mahal. In 1661, Aurangzeb built Bibi ka Maqbara as a monument to honor his late wife. The monument is frequently referred to as the Taj of the Deccan. A one day Pune to Aurangabad tour is a great way to explore the splendid history and heritage of Bibi ka Maqbara.
- Must See / Things to Do: Admire the marvelous architecture of the mausoleum.
- Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
- Entry Fee: INR 25 per person for Indians and INR 300 per person for foreigners
Reserve your seat on this time-traveling adventure to Aurangabad’s most famous landmarks from Pune. A day full of history and beauty awaits!
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Things to Do on your Pune to Aurangabad Tour by Car
Aurangabad is a vibrant city with plenty of activities and things to do on your full day tour by private cab. Engage with the local culture through vibrant bazaars and sample the unique flavors of the region’s cuisine. This journey offers a blend of historical exploration, cultural immersion, and sensory delights, ensuring a day packed with unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply in search of new adventures, Aurangabad has something special for every traveler.
What to Shop during your One Day Pune to Aurangabad Sightseeing Trip by Car?
Aurangabad is a heaven for shopping for exquisite fabrics, and you can buy Paithani sarees or beautiful fabrics like Mashru and Kimkhab and even shawls and silks.
Some of the well-known shopping locations located in the city’s center are the Paithani Weaving Center, Gul Mandi, Connaught Shopping Market, Nirula Bazaar, and Himroo Factory. If you want to bring some luxurious shawls and silks home, you must stop by Connaught Shopping Market on your sightseeing tour.
Himroo Factory, one of the top tourist destinations in Aurangabad, is a great place to buy popular Himroo weaves, Paithani sarees, and handloom shawls. It is located adjacent to Zaffar Gate in Old Aurangabad.
What to Eat during your Full Day Aurangabad Sightseeing Tour from Pune by Taxi?
Aurangabad offers a diverse variety of cuisines, but Hyderabadi and Mughlai cuisines have historically had a big impact on the city’s cuisine. As a result, you can find these delicacies throughout the city in their rich and authentic forms.
You must try the delicious Pulao, Biryani, Tahri, and Naan Qalia. Aurangabad is also particularly famous for Deccani food. It is made with various masalas and has a subdued influence of South Indian cuisine, particularly in terms of the ingredients used. Some other popular delicacies you must try include Bajrichi Bhakari, Thalipeeth, Poli, and Gavran Chicken.
Join us on this exciting tour and uncover the hidden gems of Aurangabad. Book your spot now for a day filled with exploration and discovery!
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Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Pune to Aurangabad city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Aurangabad same day trip from Pune, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Aurangabad as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.
Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Pune cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.
Aurangabad is a popular tourist city known as the “City of Gates” due to its magnificent gates built by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. The city is home to numerous ancient monuments, temples, forts, and other attractions, which are sure to leave you spellbound.
It’s a journey through time, culture, and breathtaking landscapes. With the convenience of exclusive transport, a flexible schedule, and the expertise of a personal driver-cum-guide, this one day Pune to Aurangabad private tour is designed to provide a seamless and enriching experience. You’ll return with not just photographs, but stories and memories that last a lifetime.
Booking a private car, you will save time and won’t have to deal with the hassle of arranging public transport. Additionally, you will travel comfortably and be able to enjoy the beautiful city of Aurangabad.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to explore Aurangabad’s historical wonders. Secure your booking today and prepare for a day of awe and inspiration!