Overview : -
Day 01: -Visit to World Famous Siddhivinayak Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh. The same is visited frequently by many renowned Politicians and Bollywood Stars, Mahalaxmi Temple – temple is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, the divine consort of Lord Vishnu and the Goddess of Wealth
Day 02: -Visit of Elephanta Caves: contains Shaivistic high relief’s in stone of Hindu deities important to worshipers of Shiva
Day 03: -Visit to the World Renowned Temple of Sai Baba – attracts millions of devotees of all religions, castes and creed and later attend Sej Aarti
Day 04: -Early morning attend Kakad Aarti
Day 04: - Visit Triambakeshar Temple - ancient pilgrimage shrine and revered as the abode of 12 Jyotirlinga manifestation of Lord Shiva.
Day 01 : Arrive Mumbai -
Mumbai formerly Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city proper is the second most populous city in the world with approximately 14 million inhabitants. Along with the neighboring suburbs of Navi Mumbai and Thane, Mumbai forms the world's 4th largest urban agglomeration with around 19 million people. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbor. Mumbai's port handles over half of India's maritime cargo.
Upon arrival, meet and greet by Glorious India Tours Representative.
Later transfer and check in Hotel
Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 02 : In Mumbai -
After breakfast depart for visit of : -
Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharasthra. It was originally built by Mr. Laxman Vithu and Mrs. Deubai Patil in November 19th, 1801.The temple has a small mandap (hall) with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak ("Ganesh that grants your wish"). The wooden doors to the sanctum are carved with images of the Ashtavinayak (the eight manifestations of Ganesh in Maharashtra). The inner roof of the sanctum is plated with gold, and the central statute is of Ganesh.
Mahalaxmi Temple: Located at the seashore on the northern side of Malabar hills, Mahalakshmi temple is one of the most sacred temples in Mumbai. The temple enshrines three dieties namely Lakshmi, Kali and Saraswati. However, the principal deity is goddess lakshmi and hence the name Mahalakshmi temple.
Post visit depart for Elephanta Caves en route visit Gateway of India
Gateway of India: -The Gateway of India is a monument in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India. Located on the waterfront in Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai, the Gateway is a basalt arch 26 meters (85 ft) high. In earlier times, the Gateway was the monument that visitors arriving by boat would have first seen in the city of Bombay. The Gateway is built from yellow basalt and reinforced concrete.
Elephanta Caves have been found to date back to as far back as the 5th century CE. These caves have been beautifully adorned with Lord Shiva sculptures, to whom they are dedicated. They were chiseled out of a rock, leading to the creation of the columns, the internal spaces and the images. The rock surfaces of the caves comprise of both highly polished ones as well as raw and bare rock ones.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03 : Mumbai – Shirdi ( By surface 266 Kms/ 06 hrs drive) -
After early morning breakfast depart for Shirdi
Shirdi is that mystical magical town near the holy city of Nasik, close to Mumbai. This hallowed town exudes such intense devotion, that even the casual visitor is bound to be charged with fervour. Shirdi was the abode of the saint Sai Baba, who lived here for eighty years - and died here over eighty years ago. It is said that Sai Baba himself calls his devotees to Shirdi and that his blessings can heal even the deepest wound.
Arrive and Check in Hotel. Later visit Shirdi Sai Baba Temple for attending Sej Aarti 08:45 P.M to 09:15 P.M. (IMP: - Temple timing: morning : 05:15 A.M to 12:30 P.M and Evening :05:00 P.M to 09:15 P.M) .Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : Shirdi – Nashik ( By surface 97 Kms/ 02 hrs drive) -
Early morning attend Kakad Aarti (05:15 A.M to 05:45 A.M).Later breakfast at Hotel and depart for Nashik.
Nashik: Nashik, which has been referred to as the "Wine Capital of India", is located in the Western Ghats, on the western edge of the Deccan peninsula on the banks of the Godavari called Ganga locally.Arrive and transfer to the hotel.Post check in depart for visit Triambakeshwar Temple.
Triambakeshar: located near at a distance of about 30 km from Nasik in Maharashtra is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. Triambakeshwar is the source of the river Godavari. This is an ancient shrine; however the current structure is a result of the reconstruction efforts undertaken by the Peshwa Balaji Bajirao in mid 18th century.
Later depart for tour of Sula Vineyard.
Day 05 : Nashik – Mumbai - Depart( By surface 180 Kms/ 3.5 hrs drive) -
After breakfast check out and depart for Mumbai
Arrive and in time transfer to Airport to board flight for onward destination.
Note : Tour Cost on request.
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Route: Mumbai - Gateway of India - Elephanta Caves - Shirdi - Nashik - Triambakeshar - Mumbai