Ann and Brad's Great Adventure travel blog

Indian Rupees


Aurangabad, India

A typical day's expenses:
All you can eat Breakfast for two (eggs, toast, cereal, dosas, chai)...........Rs 90 
Tuk-tuk to bus stand (~2km)............................................................................Rs 20
2 x Aurangabad to Ajanta Bus(~100km).......................................................Rs 140
2 x Eco-friendly bus to the cave site (non AC)..............................................Rs 12
A picture of Ann in Chair (yes -it was staged!).............................................Rs 15
2 x Entry Tickets to Ajanta Caves (definitely a large ticket item)................Rs 500
2 x Eco-friendly bus return (AC -we were hot and tired)...............................Rs 20
Lunch for Two (standard fare -chapatis, rice, aloo, biegan, sodas)...........Rs 110
2 x Return Bus Tickets.....................................................................................Rs 140
Roasted Corn through the Bus Window (ahhh....street food).......................Rs 2
Four Bananas through the Bus Window.........................................................Rs 5
Tuk-tuk back to hotel (slightly overcharged -but too tired to care)................Rs 25
Bottle of Water (2 Liter)....................................................................................Rs 20
Bottle of Coke (300ml).....................................................................................Rs 10
Internet, 1 Hour..................................................................................................Rs 25
Room in the Hotel Shree Maya (non AC).......................................................Rs 345
(Leave of Absence from work.....................................................................priceless!)

Grand Total for the Day!...................................................................................Rs 1484


The Rupee was trading at 45 to the dollar when we exchanged in Agra (though today its posted at 44.11), so the day's total came to about $32.98. Not bad for the spectacular caves of Ajanta!



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