Aurangabad is one of the well known tourist places for its caves and world heritage sites. The city is named after the Viceroy and later the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. This city was a base of Aurangzeb's trade activities. As this city was a part of the great trade route in the past, it also named as the 'Silk route'. Aurangabad stands as a city to represent our architectural marvels and our heritage.Tourist opportunity / Tourist places in Aurangabad
The various tourist places that you have to visit are vast in Aurangabad. We provide various packages which cover all the important tourist spots and all the heritage sites. The Ajanta and Ellora caves are the most important tourist spots that one must see in the city. There are various other Mughal monuments which one has to visit in the city. The Bibi-ka-Maqbara is one of the most famous monuments in Aurangabad built by Aurangzeb's son for his mother Rabia. This monument was built in the year 1679 and is designed by Ata-Ullah. This burial chamber is the replica of the TajMahal by Shah Jahan. The Aurangzeb's tomb in Khultabad is another tourist attraction which people do not miss. While you opt for any of our packages at Erco travels to Aurangabad, you will not miss the important monuments and interesting things to do for the tourists.
The Bani Begum garden is a place for the nature lovers. You can visit this garden to find some peace and tranquility to the mind and body. On the other hand, if shopping is your priority visiting the Gul Mandi (Jaggery market) is also interesting.
On the list of things to be done in the city, visiting a Himroo shawl weaving factory is a must. The Himroo shawls are famous part of the city and also define the cultural heritage of the region. You cannot come back without buying a Himroo shawl.
The next on the list is visiting the Aurangabad caves. Though the caves have a Muslim name, they are basically carved on the basis of Tantric Hinduism. There are 10 such local caves and each cave has its own importance and significance. Each cave being unique, they will give you a new dimension to look at in every cave.
The other activity on the things to do list is to go shopping for the local stone jewellery and Paithani sarees. Our local guides will help you in finding the best shops to buy these items. Bidri is a local trinket found only in this state. This trinket is made of various metals and is the best souvenir to take home as a memory.
There are various modes of transportation to reach the city. The Aurangabad airport and the Aurangabad railway station provide for their respective modes of transport by connecting the city to various other cities in the country. You can check out the state transportation corporation for more details on timings and bookings. One can also reach the city by road but there is risk involved in driving such a long distance is high.