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Events / Festivals in Aurangabad

Among the various festivals in , mentioned below are the famous ones:

Ganesh Chaturthi:The festival of Vinayaka Chaturthi which is more popularly known as Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Maharashtra. People are very enthusiastic about this festival. Idols of Lord Ganesh are worshipped for 10 days before they are immersed in the river with the belief that next year Lord Ganesh will again come to their homes. This festival brings together a large crowd and people of every religion and belief participate in this event.

Ellora Festival: This festival is organized near the site of the famous Ellora caves where people come to see the beautiful caves and temples all around. A number of cultural performances are also put up at the end of the day. Talented artists from all over the country are specially invited to come and participate in this event in Aurangabad. The wonderful caves and temple of Ellora provide a stunning and auspicious background to the festival and people enjoy this with much enthusiasm.

Accommodation in Aurangabad

Aurangabad has a large number of hotels, guest houses and luxurious suites which provide a great stay in the city. The tourists can avail packages provided by many Aurangabad hotels, making their visit worthwhile. People who are planning a trip on a shoestring budget can avail the services of budget hotels and guest houses which provide decent and clean rooms with all the modern facilities at reasonable prices.

Winter Season in Aurangabad

Winters start in November and last till February. Aurangabad remains chilly as the temperature often drops down to 10°C. Most tourists visit Aurangabad in winters.

Best Season in Aurangabad

The best time to visit Aurangabad is between October to March as during this time the city remains pleasant and green.

Monsoon Season in Aurangabad

Monsoon is also a nice time to visit the city of Aurangabad as the temperature remains nearly 35°C during this time. The monsoon rains generally start in July and last till the end of September. If visiting during the monsoon, rain gear is an absolute necessity.

Summer Season in Aurangabad

The summer season sets in during the month of March and lasts till the month of May. During this period, the temperature of the city generally varies from a minimum of 27 °C to a maximum of 31°C. So, the travelers usually avoid visiting the place during summers.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Historical Monuments and Caves
  • Altitude

    513 meters above the average sea level
  • STD Code

    None
  • Best Season

    October - March
  • State/Code

    Aurangabad/431xxx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi, English