Reasons To Visit Aurangabad
Aurangabad is one of the more popular travel destinations in India, perhaps best known for its two UNESCO world heritage sites, the caves of Ellora and Ajanta. These two cave complexes depict a wide range of sculptures, rock architecture and art works which are celebrated as amongst the finest in Indian culture. There are also many other fascinating landmarks to visit in and around the city such as the Daulatabad Fort and the Soneri Mahal. One of the most popular places for families with kids is the H20 Waterpark, or a more relaxing day out with the family can be had at Siddarth Garden which is home to a zoo and many children’s play areas.
Arriving In Aurangabad
Aurangabad Airport is located only 5 km from the city center of Aurangabad and currently handles a small selection of domestic flights around India. Those looking to travel from the UAE to Aurangabad will not find any direct flights available, but it is conveniently possible to get there with just one transfer due to its connections across India.
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At the airport you will find a small range of facilities and amenities to meet your needs, although don’t expect many options. There is a restaurant and snack bar on site where you can enjoy a meal, while you will also find a few different gift and travel shops if you need any last-minute basics. When you have arrived at the airport you can find taxis just outside of the terminal, so you can reach your destination directly.
Aurangabad Travel Information
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UAE nationals traveling to India will be able to get an e-visa online which is valid for up to 60 days. In Aurangabad the weather gets hot during the summer months with average highs in the mid-to high 30s from March until June, while there is also a rainy season which begins in June and carries on until early October. You will need to put your clocks forward by an hour and 30 minutes to get on local time in Aurangabad, while the currency in India is the Indian rupee.
* This information is correct as of April 2018
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