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Shirdi

Maharashtra | India
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Shirdi is categorised as Pilgrimage


Temple Entrance
St Theresa Church (Photo Courtesy: Dsouzamarshall)
Shirdi Shopping Centre
Shani Shinganapur

Reasons to Visit
  • Shirdi lies on the Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway, 250 km from Mumbai and 90 km from Nashik.
  • Shirdi was the house of the saint Sai Baba, who lived here
  • Shirdi Sai Baba temple is now one of the most visited temples in India after Tirupati Balaji temple in Andhra Pradesh and Vaishnodevi temple in Jammu area.
  • Guru Poornima, Dussehra and Ramnavami are the major festivals celebrated in Shirdi.
  • The Samadhi Mandir of Shirdi opens for the whole night only on these occasions
Know It
  • Temple Timings 4:00 AM - Temple open 4.15 AM - Bhupali 4:30 AM - Kakad Aarti (morning) 5:00 AM - Bhajan in Saibaba Mandir 5.05 AM - Holy Bath of Shri Sai Baba (Mangal Snaan) in Samadhi Mandir 5:35 AM - Aarti "Shirdi Majhe Pandharpur" 5:40 AM - Darshan begins in Samadhi Mandir 9:00 AM - Abhishek Pooja 10:30 AM - Satyanarayana Pooja 11:30 AM - Dhuni Pooja with rice and ghee in Dwarkamai 12:00 PM - Mid day Aarti 4:00 PM - Pothi (Devotional reading/Study) in Samadhi Mandir 10:30 PM- Shej (night) Aarti 11:15 PM - Samadhi Mandir closes after night Aarti
Recommendations
Access Information

Shirdi has 16 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard3
Mid-segment7
Premium5
Luxury1
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel14
Resort2

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11 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Shirdi

CategoryCount
Getaway (1-3 nights)5
Short Break (4-6 nights)3
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Shirdi

Getaway

  • Ashtavinayak with Shirdi and Bhimashankar (3 Nights)
  • Five Jyotirlinga with Shirdi (Ex-Mumbai / Pune) (3 Nights)
  • Shirdi - Nashik Pilgrim Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Shirdi Pilgrim Escape (1 Nights)
  • Three Jyotirlinga with Shirdi (Ex-Mumbai / Pune) (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • 7 Jyotirlinga Temples with Shirdi (6 Nights)
  • Aurangabad Getaway with Shirdi (4 Nights)
  • Maharashtra Jyotirlingas with Ashtavinayak and Shirdi (6 Nights)

Holiday

  • 9 Jyotirlinga Temples with Dwarka and Shirdi (8 Nights)
  • Maharashtra Pilgrimage Itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Maharashtra Pilgrimage Itinerary with Ashtavinayak (9 Nights)

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Shirdi has 27 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Ahmednagar to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 3334
Aurangabad to Shirdi and Shani Shinganapur Temple Day visit and backRs. 4328
Aurangabad to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 3933
Central Mumbai to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 10326
Day Sightseeing Nashik to Shirdi with Shani Shinganapur Temple and backRs. 3696
Day visit Nashik to Shirdi and backRs. 3168
Day Visit Shirdi to Shani Shinganapur and backRs. 1644
Mumbai Western Suburbs to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 7511
Navi Mumbai to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 7778
South Mumbai to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 9974
Thane to Shirdi Day Visit and backRs. 8448

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup Drop between Thane and ShirdiRs. 8448
Pickup from Ahmednagar and Drop to ShirdiRs. 3334
Pickup from Aurangabad and Drop to ShirdiRs. 4550
Pickup from Nashik and Drop to ShirdiRs. 2934
Pickup from Pune and Drop to ShirdiRs. 5927
Pickup from Shirdi and Drop to AurangabadRs. 4550
Pickup from Shirdi and Drop to MumbaiRs. 5163
Pickup from Shirdi and Drop to NashikRs. 2348
Pickup from Shirdi and Drop to PuneRs. 3521
Pickup/Drop between Central Mumbai and ShirdiRs. 9974
Pickup/Drop between Mumbai Western Suburbs and ShirdiRs. 7158
Pickup/Drop between Navi Mumbai and ShirdiRs. 3889
Pickup/Drop between South Mumbai and ShirdiRs. 9974

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Manmad Railway Station and ShirdiRs. 1644
Pickup/Drop between Nashik Road Railway and ShirdiRs. 2934
Pickup/Drop between Shirdi Railway Station and ShirdiRs. 588

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Shirdi has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Destination Ideas

  • Bhimashankar – A Jyotirlinga Pilgrimage
  • Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Pilgrimage - Ellora
  • Shani Shingnapur Pilgrimage
  • Shirdi Pilgrimage
  • Trimbakeshwar–Shiva Jyoirlinga Temple

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Located adjacent to the temple complex, Dwarakamayi is the name of the place where Baba resided for an unbroken span of 60 years till his Samadhi in 1918.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    0
    Chavdi is located next to Dwarakamayi. Every alternate day, Saibaba used to sleep in the Chavadi, a few meters away from the Dwarakamayi. Even today, on Thursday nights, Babas footprints are taken in a ceremonial procession from Dwarakamayi to Chavadi.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    0
    Shirdi Saibaba temple is located at the heart of the Shirdi town and houses the samadhi (burial site) of Sai Baba. Shirdi is one of the most visited temples in India and now an international renowned pilgrim centre for devotees of Saibaba.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    0
    Khadoba Raya temple is located 7 minutes walk away from the Shirdi Saibaba temple. This is where Mahalsapati first welcomed Sai Baba and recognized that He is no ordinary saint.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    2
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    St. Theresa Church, Haregaon is the sacred place of Mauli Shrine and the annual yatra held in her honour every September.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    30
    Gargoti is situated on Nashik - Shirdi road and is the only museum in the country which houses such a large collection of crystalline minerals. It is owned privately and represents a private collection of over 30 years of Mr Pandey.
    Museum
    Minerals Museum
    60
    Shingnapur is renowned for its Shani Temple popularly known as Shani Shinganapur Temple. It is renowned for the fact that no house in the village has locked doors. Despite this, no theft is reported in the village
    Temple or Holy Place
    Navagraha Temple
    73
    Lenyadri Ashtavinayak Temple is one of the eight Ashtavinayak temples. The temple is set in a cave and and only one of the eight temples that requires climbing some steps to reach.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    100
    Shrivighnahar, Ozhar is home to one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples. It is visited alongwith Girijatmaj, Lenyadri Ashtavinayak Temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    100
    Ellora is set at about 30 kms from Aurangabad and is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the best of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves are structures excavated out of Charanandri hills. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut temples and viharas and mathas were built between the 5th century and 10th century. There are 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves. It is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India..
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Heritage, Caves
    100
    Grishneshwar Temple is set near Ellora and is recognised as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    103
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Trimbakeshwar is a Lord Shiva temple and a major pilgrimage centre. It is also one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Shiva.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    100
    Bhimashankar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Shiva at 110 kms from Pune. Bhimashankar is also the source of the river Bhima, which eventually merges with the Krishna river.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    182

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Shirdi,Maharashtra,India

January
31°C / 18°C
February
33°C / 21°C
March
37°C / 24°C
April
39°C / 26°C
May
40°C / 27°C
June
32°C / 25°C
July
31°C / 24°C
August
29°C / 23°C
September
30°C / 23°C
October
32°C / 22°C
November
31°C / 19°C
December
31°C / 19°C

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Shirdi
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around TempleAn area within close proximity of Sai Baba Temple Pilgrimage16
Airport in Shirdi
  • Shirdi Airport ( SAG ) , Shirdi
Railway Stations in Shirdi
  • Sainagar Shirdi ( SNSI ), Shirdi
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