Mumbai Shirdi Tour

Mumbai Shirdi Tour - (05 Days / 04 Nights)
Destination Covered: Mumbai – Shirdi –Shani Shignapur – Shirdi – Nashik – Mumbai

Day 01: Mumbai – Shirdi ( 285 Kms, 5.5 Hrs drive )

Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport / Mumbai Central Railway station, meet our representative who will assist you to introduce the driver and later depart for Shirdi is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in India. On arrival check into hotel. After fresh up visit Mahasamadhi temple of Sri Sai Baba. Abode of one of Maharashtra's most revered saint -- Sai Baba of Shirdi. Popularly known as the 'Child of God', Sai Baba preached tolerance towards all religions and the message of universal brotherhood. Every activity at Shirdi revolves around the vast temple complex dedicated to Sai Baba. Devotees start queuing up in the early hours of dawn to catch a glimpse and seek the blessings of the life-size statue of Sai Baba. Take your Dinner in the hotelOvernight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Shirdi - Shani Signapur ( 70 Kms one way ) – Shirdi

Take your breakfast in the hotel and visit Dwarka mani Mosque where the Baba meditated and slept on alternate nights. Near the mosque, in a corridor is the dhuni or eternal flame that burns day and night. Other places of importance are the Gurusthan, the Kandoba Temple, Shani Mandir, Narsimha Mandir, Changdev Maharaj Samadhi and the Sakori.

In the afternoon excursion of Shani Signapur located 70 kms far from Shirdi. The presiding deity of Shinganapur, Sri Shaneshwara or Lord Shanidev - the personification of the planet Saturn is worshipped with utmost reverence and devotion by multitudes of people from all over the world. The spectacle of the deity in black stone is overwhelming. A unique aspect of this place is, that no temple structure houses the Shanidev. There is only a simple platform on which stands the swayambhu idol, in black stone. Unlike other pilgrimage centres, devotees here can perform puja or abhishek or other religious rituals themselves.One of the unique aspects of the village Shiganapur is that houses here have no door- frames or locks on them for safety. They are in fact not needed. The people here believe that it is the benediction of the god that no crime ever occurs in this village. Later back to hotel. Rest of the day free for your own activities.Dinner in the hotel and stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 03: Shirdi – Nashik ( 100 Kms, 2.5 Hrs drive )

After breakfast at hotel drive to Nashik which is located in the northwest of financial capital city of Mumbai. It is one of the holiest Hindu cities. Kumbhmela is held here once in 12 years along with four other cities in India. On arrival check into hotel. After fresh up city tour of Temples including Kalaram Temple, the Naroshankar Temple and the Sundernarayan Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04: Nashik - Mumbai ( 175 Kms, 4.5 / 5 Hrs drive ) - Half day City Tour

Post breakfast at hotel depart for Mumbai. In the afternoon arrive and check into hotel. After fresh up explore the mesmerizing and the most populous city of India. It is also called the financial capital of India where the multinational companies flourishing in a big way. The city is established on what was once an archipelago of Seven Islands. Over the years, it saw many changes and became the very popular business hub all around the world.

Start your city tour and visit Gateway of India – one of the most famous landmarks built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India. Prince of Wales Museum – close of the Gateway of India has a priceless collection of Art, sculpture, painting & traditional utensils followed by Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Dhobi Ghat, Haji Ali Mosque and Choupatty Beach. Evening free for Shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05: Mumbai International Airport

Take your breakfast at hotel and day free for leisure or own activities until scheduled transfer to Mumbai International Airport to board the flight for your home Town. Tour ends with happy memories.