Know About splendid and eventful tour of Shirdi,  Maharashtra – Shirdi Tour and Travel Guide 

Shirdi, city of majestic and mysterious saint Sai Baba, famous as Saint of Maharashtra, is among the popular and most visited pilgrimage destinations of the country. Religious city Shirdi is unique in the sense that this pilgrimage doesn’t belongs to a particular religion. Shridi is the most popular pilgrimage in Maharashtra, though Pandharpur attracts a few Lakh devotees on every Ashad Ekadashi and considered as the top pilgrimage in Maharashtra.

Temple constructed at the native place and Samadhi sthal [place] of Sai Baba is the second richest in aspects of receiving offerings from the devotees. This is common faith and experience of millions of devotees that spiritual powers of Shri Sai Baba are still alive at this place and helping devotees to get rid of all the problems though it has passed more than a century since the Sai has left the physical world.

Some truly picturesque gardens and water park are added tourist attractions of Shirdi pilgrimage. With the introduction of  train route to Shirdi this become more comfortable to reach Shirdi.

While being here you need not worry about the accommodation as the temple management has made arrangements for that, besides that a number of Shirdi hotels are ready to offer warm welcome and feel you being at home.

Vital Tourist Information : Shirdi

Location :
Shirdi is situated in the Western region of country in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra state.

Near By City : Manmad

State : Maharashtra [India]

Famous as / For :
Samadhi temple of Shri Sai Baba

Weather & Climate :
Shirdi have a dry climate.

Temperature :
Summer : Max. 40°C Min. 22°C
Winter : Max. 33°C Min. 12°C

Best Time to Visit :
Majority of Shirdi visitors are devotees thus climate is not a hurdle for them. Climate wise, during the monsoons unlike the other places, Shirdi climate become most pleasant with few showers of rain so this is the best time to visit Shirdi.

Spoken Languages :
Marathi - Hindi - few people also speak and understand English, these are increasing with more flow of overseas tourists.

Dining / Food Facility :
Shirdi is a scared place hence here visitors are served Vegetarian and Only Vegetarian Indian, Continental, Chinese, South Indian & Tandoori cuisines.

Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Shirdi is perfect place for shopping goods helpful in meditation and literature related with Shri Sai Baba. One can purchase books in various languages.

Travel Tips :
Get the rates fixed for the room accommodation before entering room, if staying with private home stay to avoid any dispute.

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
There is a Water Park and few gardens as tourist spots of Shirdi.

Interesting Information :
Daily Rituals At Shirdi Sai Baba Temple : 4 : 30 am Kakad Aarati 5 : 30 am Ganga Snan 6 : 30 am Chhoti Aarati 7 : 00 am Sai Darshan 9 : 00 am Abhishek 12 : 00 noon Dhoop Aarati 10 : 30 pm Sej Aarati
Palaki procession took place every Thursday from 9 pm.

How To Reach Shirdi Maharashtra [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
In the past on Train journey routs Shirdi was accessible from Kopergaon or Manmad but now with expansion of rail line direct trains are available from Mumbai and other cities for train journey to Mumbai.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Shridi is best accessible on road travel, almost every city of state have direct bus for the Shirdi. Auto Rickshaw and buses are available very frequently from Kopergaon and Manmad.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Maharashtra government is working in direction of having flights for Shirdi but at present Shirdi is not on air travel route of nearest airport is at Nasik [about 110 km].