Usually, rocks are not much interesting to see unless they have some images or symbols that tell us about our ancestral behavior. Bhimbetka is one such site where you can unravel some of the pre-historic culture and lifestyle of our forefathers. It is believed and estimated that some of the rocks are 30,000 years old. This has been registered as an archeological site which is located inside the Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary, in Madhya Pradesh. They have secured their position among the World Heritage sites. Now moving on to the issue of 'how to reach the site', here are some of the ways to reach the cave: by driving, it may take 8 hours. By train, it will take 10 hours: Aurangabad to Itarsi Junction by train and from there get a cab till Bhimbetka. Combination of bus and taxi may take 14 hours to reach the site, first get into a bus from Aurangabad to Indore. Then get a bus from Indore to Bhopal and from there till Bhimbetka. Select the best option and find your way to the cave. Maybe this time its your turn to discover something interesting.
Distance between Aurangabad and Bhimbetka is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Aurangabad named after Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor, is a city in Maharashtra. Aurangabad means Built by the Throne'. Being a tourist hub, the city has many historical monuments of great importance.
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Bhimbetka caves are of utmost historic value as they are found dated from the very beginning of human civilization. They are usually categorized as Upper Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Chalcolithic and Medieval periods. The rock painting found in the caves are descriptive about the communal dancing, burials, child birth and religious rituals at the time. They also describe hunting, women in the society and various animals over the time. The recommended mode of transport in the region is a cab or a rental vehicle which are easily available.