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Planning a trip to Kailasa Temple, Ellora, Maharashtra, India

2nd May to 5th May, 2024Moderate Budget Bus
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Things to do in Ellora in May

Day 1 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Arrival in Aurangabad via bus from Ahmedabad

afternoon -

Check-in at the hotel and have lunch at

evening -

Visit Bibi Ka Maqbara, a beautiful mausoleum also known as the Mini Taj Mahal

Day 2 - Friday 3rd, May
morning -

Head to Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, early in the morning for a spiritual experience

afternoon -

Lunch at local restaurant near Ellora Caves

evening -

Explore the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva

Day 3 - Saturday 4th, May
morning -

Visit Kailasa Temple, the breathtaking ancient Hindu temple carved out of a single rock

afternoon -

Lunch at local restaurant near Kailasa Temple

evening -

Explore Daulatabad Fort, a historic fortification with intricate architecture

Day 4 - Sunday 5th, May
morning -

Visit the Siddharth Garden and Zoo for a leisurely morning among nature

afternoon -

Lunch at Naivedya Restaurant for authentic Maharashtrian cuisine

evening -

Explore local markets like Nirala Bazar for traditional handicrafts and souvenirs

Day 5 - Monday 6th, May
morning -

Optional visit to the Mahatma Gandhi Gardens for a peaceful morning

afternoon -

Lunch at Ellora Restaurant before departing for Ahmedabad

evening -

Departure from Aurangabad to Ahmedabad

Weather in Ellora in Invalid date
Avg Temp26°C to 40°C

May in Ellora is hot and dry, with average temperatures ranging from 26 to 40 degrees Celsius. There is little chance of rain or snow. The UV index is high, so it's important to protect yourself from the sun. The weather is generally dry, with humidity levels around 40%. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Ellora

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight, breathable clothing -

Cotton or linen fabrics are ideal for the warm weather.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking at the temple complex.

Hat and sunglasses -

To protect you from the sun.

Scarf or shawl -

To cover your head and shoulders inside the temple.

Modest clothing -

Covering your knees and shoulders is respectful when visiting a religious site.


Sunscreen -

Protect yourself from the strong sun.

Insect repellent -

Keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries or ailments.

Hand sanitizer -

To keep your hands clean.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout the day.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport or ID card -

For identification purposes.

Travel documents -

Tickets, visa, etc.

Money (Indian Rupee) -

Cash is widely accepted.

Credit/debit card -

For cashless transactions.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself against unexpected events.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture memories of your trip.

Guidebook or audio guide -

To learn more about the temple complex.

Snacks and drinks -

To keep you energized during your visit.

Power bank -

To keep your electronic devices charged.

Small flashlight -

For exploring dimly lit areas.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photos.

Headphones or earphones -

For listening to music or audio guides.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash (Indian Rupee) and credit/debit cards are commonly accepted.


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