Aurangabad is well- connected by road to all the important cities in the state. You can to rent a taxi to Aurangabad from Pune. However, you can also ride state- owned bus or a private tourist bus, as well. I travelled by my own car. Fueled up for 2K and i was on a roll.
ATTRACTIONS AT AURANGABAD!!
The Ellora Caves
Built between the 5th and 10th century, the Ellora Caves are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Located at a distance of 30 km from Aurangabad, these caves are dedicated to Hinduism, Jainism as well as Buddhism. A total of 43 caves, out of these 12 are Buddhist caves, 17 are Hindu caves and 5 are Jain caves. These caves are known for their beautiful carvings.
They have 24 caves distributed between Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Almost 2 hrs to spend here.
Then you can catch a bus to Ram mandir and dive in the ghats.
Entry: Indians: INR 30/person
Foreigners: INR 500/person
Baradari Iwaz Khan Aqueduct
Baradari Iwaz Khan Aqueduct, in ruins today, is a major tourist attraction and a place of interest of romantic couples. The ruined walls of the structure are a proof of the attack by the Maratha rulers. Baradari Iwaz Khan Aqueduct is a beautiful piece of architecture, attracting tourists from everywhere.
Entry: Indians: INR 15/person
Bibi ka Maqbara
Bibi ka Maqbara was constructed in 1679 AD by the son of Aurangzeb, in the memory of Rabia, his mother. The design of this construction, designed by Ata Ullah was inspired from the Taj Mahal. This sandstone memorial has a marble dome and has plastered walls. The enclosure of the memorial is octagonal in shape.
Entry: INR 15/person