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+91 99306 91186 | +91 99202 51847

Backpack trek to Aurangabad 25 - 27 Jan'19

Event Details

Aurangabad is a historic city and tourist hub in Maharashtra and has played a vital role in shaping the history and culture of the region in the field of art, architecture, sculpture, paintings, dress and ornaments, food dishes and language.

Places of interest-

Ajanta Caves: The Ajanta Caves is one the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. 30 spellbinding Buddhist cave temples with prayer halls and monasteries which were carved into a horse shaped rock face in the 2nd century B.C. The caves represent both Theravada and Mahayana Buddhist traditions. The caves have paintings and sculptures which represent the magnificent work of Indian art, architecture and contemplation.

Anwa temple: Lord Shiva temple dates back to 12th century located near Ajanta caves. It has a sanctum and a mandap (open hall) with decorated pillars and beautifully carved sculptures. The temple has also images of Vishnu, Ganesha and other divinities.

Ellora Caves- Locally known as ‘Verul Leni’. Ellora caves are among the largest rock-hewn monastic-temple complex in the entire world and are known to represent the key essence of Indian rock-cut architecture. Ellora has a total of 34 caves including Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples which were built long back in the 6th and 9th centuries. The caves take back to the renaissance of Hinduism under the dynasties of Chalukya and Rashtrakuta.

Kailash temple: The Kailash temple (cave 16) is a world’s oldest single rock carved temple complex and one of the largest, ancient and remarkable cave temples of India.

Grishneshwar temple: The temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. It is an illustration of south Indian temple architectural style and structure. The temple, built of red rocks, is composed of a five tier shikara. The temple was re-constructed by Maloji Bhosale of Verul, (grandfather of Shivaji) in the 16th century and later again by Ahilyabai Holkar in the 18th century.

Bhadra Maruti temple: It is located 4 kms from Ellora. An interesting fact about the temple is that the statue of Lord Hanuman is in a reclining position. It is among the three temples where Lord Hanuman can be seen in a resting position.

Daulatabad fort- The Daulatabad Fort (Devgiri Fort) located about 15 km north-west of Aurangabad was one of the most powerful forts during the medieval period. Built in the 12th century CE by the Yadava Dynasty, it's a citadel that was never conquered by any military force. The British called it the "best fort of India", due to its extraordinary military strength. Built on a 200-meter-high conical hill, the fort was defended by moats and trenches running around the hill at its foot besides the most complex and intricate defense system. The fort has two fixed massive canons which can be pivoted. The fortifications comprise three encircling walls with bastions.

Bibi ka Maqbara- It was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb's son Azam Shah in the memory of his mother and has a striking resemblance to the famous Taj Mahal.

Itinerary

Day 0- Thursday 24 Jan’19

  • Board 17057 Devagiri Express at 9.10 PM from Mumbai- CSTM

 
Day 1- Friday 25 Jan’19

  • Reach Aurangabad in morning by 4.05 am
  • Check in Hotel and Freshen up
  • After breakfast leave for local sightseeing (Ellora Caves, Kailash Temple, Grishneshwar temple)
  • Dinner by 8.00 pm
  • Overnight stay at hotel
 
Day 2- Saturday 26 Jan’19
  • Good morning by 5.00 am
  • After breakfast leave for local sightseeing (Ajanta Caves, Anwa Temple)
  • Dinner by 8.00 pm
  • Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3- Sunday 27 Jan’19

  • Good morning by 5.30 am
  • Hotel checkout by 7.00 am
  • After breakfast leave for local sightseeing (Devgiri Fort, Bibi Ka Maqbara, Panchakki, Bhadra Maruti Temple, Gates)
  • Dinner by 8.00 pm
  • Board 11402 Nandigram Express at 9.30 pm for Mumbai
 
Day 4- Monday 28 Jan’19
  • Reach Mumbai by 5.35 am

Note:
The above plan is based on an “Ideal” scenario where everything goes per plan & considering that there is no breakdown. It is subject to change in Real Time based on ground realities.

Event Cost

Rs. 8,990/- (Eight Thousand Nine Hundred Ninety Only) – Aurangabad to Aurangabad

Cost Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (Twine sharing)
  • Local sightseeing by Private transport
  • Entry tkt. to monuments
  • Day 1 - 3: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening tea/coffee, Dinner (all meal will by Veg.)
  • Basic medical kit
  • NB Expertise Charges


Cost Excludes:

  • Travel to Aurangabad and back
  • Food during train journey
  • Personal / Accident insurance
  • Bottled water, Cold drinks etc.
  • Camera charges if any
  • Any additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
  • Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem
  • Any other items which is specifically not mentioned in the above INCLUSIONS.

 Insurance:
All participants are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue. Related to international travel. “Nisarga Bhraman and Organizer” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the participants due to unavoidable reason or mishap.
Registration

For Registration, Contact – 99306 91186/ 91679 66042/ 83695 80471/ 98695 09488

To register your seat please transfer event cost in the account below:

Account Name: Nisarga Bhraman Eco Tours
Account No.: 50200024447001 (Current)
RTGS/NEFT/IFSC Code: 0000414
Bank: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali (East)

After making the payment through net banking or mobile, please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it to nisargabhraman@gmail.com or send it over Whatsup.

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Rules & Regulations
  • Consumption of alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics is strictly banned on the event & should lead to expulsion from the trek
  • The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No arguments will be entertained
  • Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold chains/rings
  • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.”

 
Disclaimer:

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer:

It is Important to be physically fit while on treks. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should take permission from their physicians before treks.


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