Pandavleni Caves

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  • Address: Nasik, Maharashtra, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 2 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, Hiking Trail, Ancient Ruin

The Pandavleni caves are a group of 24 caves which were carved between the 3rd and 2nd Century AD. This is definitely a beautiful place to visit. There are quite a few mountaineers and trekkers who frequent the place, especially during the early morning hours. There are steps which lead to the caves. However, some caves are interconnected by stone-cut ladders. While some caves are quite large and possess a few chambers within, there are some which are smaller and intimate. The main cave or the ‘Chaitya’ (prayer hall) is the best of all the caves as it has a beautiful Stupa located within.

Interesting sculptures can be found within. In fact, these viharas served as the meeting ground for a group of Buddhist disciples who would share sermons and meet one another. There are water tanks which have been carved out of the solid rock – a reason why the site has an excellent water management system.

Pandavleni Caves Travel Tips

  • Food is available inside.
  • Cameras are allowed.
  • Footwear can be worn during the tour.
  • Visit the caves early morning for a better view of the carvings.

Entrance Ticket Details For Pandavleni Caves

  • Free entry for children below the age of 15 years.
  • Entry is free on Fridays.

Pandavleni Caves Hours

  • Recommended time to visit between October – March.

How to Reach Pandavleni Caves

  • Buses are available.
  • Proximate to Nasik and Igatpuri train stations.

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  • Pandavleni Caves Address: Nasik, Maharashtra, India
  • Pandavleni Caves Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Pandavleni Caves Price: 2 INR
  • Time required to visit Pandavleni Caves: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 80.42% of people who visit Nasik include Pandavleni Caves in their plan

  • 64.04% of people start their Pandavleni Caves visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Pandavleni Caves

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pandavleni Caves

People normally club together Sula Vineyards and Budha Halwai while planning their visit to Pandavleni Caves.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • When one can visit Pandavleni caves as a tourist in this covid situation?

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  • V r senior citizens want to know how many steps from alighting car at road level to reach caves

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  • Contact no send plz

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    • The contact number of Pandavleni Caves is not available. You can consider speaking to the locals if you are looking for some specific information or visit the caves at Pandav Lene Rd, Buddha Vihar, Pathardi Phata, Nashik, Maharashtra 422010. 

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