Pandavleni CavesCurrently Closed
- 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
Pandavleni Caves - Review
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 Information
- 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.
Pandavleni Caves Ticket Prices
- 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 by Public Transport
- Buses are available.
- Proximate to Nasik and Igatpuri train stations.
Restaurants Near Pandavleni Caves
- Machan Restaurant
- Little Italy
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pandavleni Caves
95% of people who visit Nasik include Pandavleni Caves in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
64.04% of people start their Pandavleni Caves visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Pandavleni Caves
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pandavleni Caves
Pandavleni Caves Trips
Pandavleni Caves, Nasik Reviews
One more ancient place in the city! The place is on small mountain. Nominal entry fee and one can visit the beautifully carved caves. Gautam Buddha's caves!!! The place is also famous for the fitness lovers. Every Morning many fitness lovers come and go for trekking above the caves. Overall this is a great place to visit, for fitness lovers!!!
Small trekking with ancient art. Hardly takes 2-3 hours to cover it all. Tickets are mandatory to take and they are maintaining it well. You will see there info banners at various points describing the place/art. Very less food options at this site.
It's a long walk up the caves. If you are not a history fan, I will not recommend you to take the trouble. But if you like historic or architectural marvels, please do visit the place. You will need at least 6 to 8 hours to see it all at peace. It also offers a beautiful arial view of the Nasik city. It is predominantly based on Buddhist culture.
Good place for history and archeology lovers.. this place will suit kids and family as will.. if are good in playing any musical instruments try in out here it will sound very pleasant.. you should climb at least 200 steps to reach the cave.. it has 24 caves with Buddha and Siva idol.. this place could have maintained even better....
Amazing Place! For Family , Friends Historical Place! So All Can Enjoy! Can Enjoy View Of Nasik From Top