Day 01: Pune to Shirdi ( Approx. 4hrs. drive)
This day you will be picked up from Pune station/airport and proceed to the holi destination of Shirdi. On arrival check-in to the hotel and get refreshed; overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Shirdi - Shani Shinganapur - Pune Departure
Early morning proceed for the darshan of Shri Shirdi Baba temple. Later return back and after breakfast at hotel, proceed to Shani Singhnapur and depart back to Pune to board your train / flight back home.
Pilgrims visit Shirdi to make a mark in their spiritual journey. This holy land becomes a turning point in the lives of many devotees. Coming to this holy land is also an invitation to visit many religious sites that will interest you. About 75kms from Shirdi lies Nashik, another of major holy cities of India. You could also venture out to Ajanta and Ellora caves in Aurangabad about 144kms from Shirdi. There are many more significant religious and tourist destinations that will make your pilgrimage to Shirdi even more worth cherishing.
Shanishinganapur is a village that is the holy seat Lord Shani. Another important pilgrim spot near to Shirdi, Shanisinghnapur is about 70 km from here Shirdi. Here the devotees themselves can perform pooja and abhishek on any day at Shari Shaneshvar tirtha. Amavasya or the no moon day, which falls on a Saturday, is considered to be most auspicious. On such a day lakhs of devotees from all corners of the country come to receive blessings of Shri Shanidev. On every Shani Amavasya a yatra is held with great fanfare. One unique quality about this village is that there are no doorframes or locks in any of the houses. It is said that it's because of Lord Shani's blessings that there is no fear of crime in the village.
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