Maharashtra Pilgrim break is where you visit prime pilgrimages of Nashik and Shirdi in Maharashtra. Here you visit three Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva, visit Shirdi Saibaba Temple, visit most revered Lord Shani Temple and explore temples with Ramayana era significance.
Jyotirlinga Temples - 3 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva in Maharashtra, i.e., Trimbakeshwar, Grishneshwar and Bhimashankar
Nashik Temples - Lord Rama Temples in Panchavati and Sita Gunfa, both having Ramayana significance
Shirdi Saibaba Temple - A large pilgrim centre and one of the most visited temples in India
Shani Shinganapur Temple - A most renowned and visited Lord Shani Temple in India
Day 1 - Arrive at Pune and travel to Trimbakeshwar via Bhimashankar Today you arrive at Pune in morning and travel to Bhimashankar (110 kms - 3 hours), one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva. After Darshan you proceed to Trimbakeshwar (230 kms - 5 hours) and reach by late evening. Trimbakeshwar is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva and therefore an important pilgrim centre in Western India.
Day 2 - Morning Trimbakeshwar Darshan and then proceed to Shirdi via Nashik Today morning you visit Trimbakeshwar Temple for darshan and thereafter, you depart for exploring Nashik for Lord Rama temples (such as Panchavati) and areas with Ramayana significance (such as Sita Gunfa). In the afternoon, you travel to Shirdi (90 kms - 2 hours from Nashik). Enroute, you stopover at Muktidham, a marble temple complex having various Hindu temple replicas. You reach Shirdi by the evening.
Day 3 - Morning Shirdi Saibaba Darshan and then proceed to Ahmednagar via Ellora (Grishneshwar) Today morning you visit Shirdi Saibaba Temple for darshan before departing for Ellora (95 kms - 2 hours) for Grishneshwar Temple. You reach by lunch time and after darshan and visiting Ellora Caves (UNESCO heritage site), you proceed to Shani Shinganapur Temple (100 kms - 2.5 hours), a renowned Lord Shani Temple. You reach your Ahmednagar (40 kms -1 hour) hotel by the evening.
Day 4 - Today you depart for Pune Via Ranjangaon Today, you depart for Pune (120 kms - 2.5 hours) for onward destination. If time permits, enroute you visit Ranjangaon Mahaganapati Temple (40 kms before Pune), one of the Ashtavinayak Temples.