Famous as the home of the much revered Sai Baba, Shirdi is essentially a religious town dedicated to the saint who preached the theory of one god and wished for amicable relations between all religious groups. Shirdi holidays are dedicated to Sai Baba and thus involve a tour of sites dedicated to him, including the Samadhi Mandir, Guru Sthan and Khandoba Temple. Set in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, Shirdi is easily accessible and a Shirdi trip can be planned via Ahmednagar, Nashik, Pune or Mumbai. Shirdi packages offer a range of car options and you can opt for the one that suits you budget and comfort level..
The Ashtavinayaka yatra or pilgrimage covers the eight ancient holy temples of Ganesha which are situated around Pune. Each of these temples has its own individual legend and history, as distinct from each other as the murtis in each temple. The form of each murti of Ganesha and His trunk are distinct from one another. However, there are other temples of eight Ganesha in various other parts of Maharashtra; the ones around Pune are more well known than the former. It is believe to be for completion of Ashtavinayak Yatra visit the first ganpati after visiting all the eight ganpati's again, to complete the yatra.
Trambakeshwar (Trimbakeshwar) is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in the Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, 28 km from the city of Nashik. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingaas. It is located at the source of the Godavari River, the longest river in peninsular India. The Godavari River, which is considered sacred within Hinduism, originates from Bramhagiri mountains and meets the sea near Rajahmudry. Kushavarta, a kund is considered the symbolic origin of the river Godavari, and revered by Hindus as a sacred bathing place.