Situated at 112 km from Aurangabad, the journey to Ajanta cave through ancient hills and windy road is also an extraordinary experience which will make a preface for you before unveiling the immense treasure hidden in the layers of time. As you enter in the cave, along with the intricate rock work, the calmness catches your senses; that has been prevailing here for centuries and millennia. There are 30 caves at Ajanta chiseled out of hard rock by Buddhist monks between 200 BC and 650 AD as chasityas (chapels) and viharas (monasteries), that exhibit intricate stone-work and frescoes. As you take a view of the Ajanta caves from ticket office, the beautiful ensemble of green and gray make visual treat for your eyes. A tour to the caves of Ajanta is nothing but an unparalleled experience to savour.