Karla Caves & Bhaje Caves day-trip from Pune

Tour Number

Activity Level

365217


Categories

Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (fluent)

Visit the impressive Caves near Pune while learning about Buddhist culture


Karla Cave is about 55 km from Pune. The Buddhist caves at Karla are one of the finest examples of ancient rock-cut caves to be found in India. The Karla Caves were built around 100 AD by the Buddhist nuns. The Karla caves encloses Buddha viharas, where by the monks were stayed during their meditation period in the caves.

Bhaja Cave is about 59 km from Pune. Bhaja caves, date almost to the 1st century AD and are believed to be one of the oldest buddhist religious centres in this area. The caves are right next to the Lohagad fort.

Itinerary

We drive down 59 km to Bhaje caves. Climb 100 steps and see Buddhist caves.
then we drive 7-8 km and go to Karla cave.
At Karla you climb the hill for 30-40 min. and see well preserved Buddhist cave and a hindu EKviradevi temple.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at Hotel.

End location: Back to hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Depends on speed of climbing the steps.

Transportation

Comfortable air-conditioned car for max. 4 tourists

What’s Included

Other: The basic fees for Guides services.
Transport from and to Hotel within city limits. Comfortable AC car with chauffeur .

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1200 Indian rupees - For beverages and food

What’s Extra

Other: Entry tickets ,Beverages and food

Private tour guide Pratibha

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