Jyotirlingas Tour Of Maharashtra

Jyotirlingas Tour Of Maharashtra - (06 Days / 05 Nights)
Destination Covered: Mumbai – Bhimashankar – Grishneshwar – Shirdi – Trimbakeshwar – Nashik - Mumbai

Day 01: Arrive Mumbai Airport / Railway Station

Scheduled arrive Mumbai Airport / Railway Station; meet our representative who will assist you to transfer to 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 02: Mumbai - Bhimashankar ( 225 Kms, 5 Hrs drive )

Take breakfast in the hotel and later depart for Bhimashankar is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas Shrine in India located just 50Kms north east of Khed near Pune. Bhimashankara temple is built in Nagara Style of architecture which exhibits the excellency of skills achieved by ancient Vishwakarma Sculptors. Upon arrival check into hotel. After fresh up visit the temple to get the blessing of the Lord Shiva. Rest of time free at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Bhimashankar – Grishneshwar ( 200 Kms, 4.5 Hrs drive )

Post early breakfast in the hotel and depart for Grishneshwar is one of the 12th Jyotirlinga shrine in the world located near Aurangabad just 30Kms away from the town. Regarding this temple, it is believed that it is the last or 12th Jyortilangs on the earth. The temple shows the magnificent an illustration of the pre-historic temple traditions as well as of the pre-historic architectural style and structure. The inscriptions on the temples are a source of much attraction to ardent travellers. The temple, built of red rocks, is composed of a five tier Shikara. Restored in the 18th century by Ahilyabai Holkar, the temple is 240 x 185 feet tall. It houses beautiful carvings and sculptures of many Indian Gods and Goddesses. Upon arrival check into hotel. After fresh visit the temple to pay your obeisance. Rest of time spends time at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 04: Grishneshwar – Shani Shignapur ( 102 Kms, 2.5 Hrs drive ) – Shirdi ( 70 Kms, 1.5 Hrs drive )

Post early breakfast in the hotel departs for Shirdi. En route visit Sani Shignapur located 70kms before 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.
Continue your drive 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. In the evening visit Dwarkamani 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. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 05: Shirdi - Trimbakeshwar ( 120 Kms, 3.5 Hrs drive ) - Nashik ( 30 Kms, 45 Minutes drive )

Post breakfast in the hotel depart for Trimbakeshwar is Hindu temple and one of twelve Jyotirlinga in India is located just 28 Kms away from the city of Nashik. Kusavarta , secred pond near the temple premises is the source of the Godavari River is the longest river in the Peninsular India. This temple was built by Peshwa Bala Baji Rao . Upon arrival check into hotel and after fresh up visit the temple for worship and prayers. Beside this main temple , you can visit some of the other temples dedicated to many Gods and Goddess. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 06: Nashik – Mumbai Airport / Railway station ( 175 Kms, 4 Hrs drive )

After morning breakfast at hotel explore the city of Nashik 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.

In the afternoon leave for Mumbai. On reaching here you would be transferred to railway station/ airport for your home town. Tour Ends with Happy memories.

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