Holiday Trip To Shirdi Nashik
Driver’s allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
Sightseeing by private car
Parking and Toll tax
All tours and transfers by Personal Car is included.
Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
All personal expenses
Tips, laundry & phone call
Any Airfare / Train fare
Entrance fees to monuments and museum.
Day 1 – Shirdi Sai Darshan – Shani Shingnapur
Reach at Railway Station/Airport and later, exchange to the lodging. Spruce up and continue to visit Shani Shingnapur and Sai Darshan. On your back, visit Khandoba Temple, Chavadi and Sai Museum. Make the most of your night remain in Shirdi.
Day 2 – Nashik – Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga
Relish a scrumptious breakfast and look at from the inn in Shirdi. Afterward, continue to Nashik and check in at the lodging. Continue to visit Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. After Darshan, come back to Nashik – Ramkund (vehicle will be stopped here, as further continuing ought to be by walk or rickshaw, as the paths are exceptionally tight, for vehicles to pass). Visit Panchavati, Kapaleshwar Temple and Sita Gufaa. Take a dunk in Ramkund (River Godavari). Offices for night stay will be organized in Nashik.
Day 3 – Pandavleni Caves – Muktidham Temple
Appreciate a delicious breakfast and continue to Pandavleni Caves. Relish a scrumptious lunch and later, visit Muktidham Temple. Exchange to Nashik Road Railway Station and continue for your forward excursion.
Sula Vineyard, Nasik
The Sula Vineyards is a famous winery that is located in Nashik, 180 kilometres to the northeast of Mumbai and is renowned for its varieties of grape wines, such as Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Zinfandel. The company started from a mere 30-acre estate in Nashik and has now extended to approximately 1800 acres spread across Nashik and Karnataka. This large estate is open to the general public for a round of wine tasting and a tour of the vineyard on all days throughout the year and has gained immense popularity over the years.
Saptashrungi is a hill range situated 60 km from Nashik and forms a part of the Sahyadri range. It is a blend of the Sanskrit words ‘sapta’ which means seven and ‘shrung’ which means peak. These majestic hills have amongst them 108 bodies of water which are called kundas, which greatly add to the beauty of the hills. Not only are the hills incredible to look at, but the forests on the hills are loaded with medicinal herbs. In fact, as per the Hindu tradition, when Laxman was lying unconscious and could only be awakened by the ‘sanjeevani’ herb, Lord Hanuman flew to these hills in search of the herb.The Saptashrungi temple is also situated in the hill range. This temple is held in high accords by the Hindu traditions. The traditions indicate that the great goddess Saptashrungi Nivasini dwells right between the seven hills. In fact, Lord Ram along with Seeta and Laxman had come to these hills themselves to seek the great goddess’ blessings.
In the two levelled shrine, the devi is surrounded by the seven peaks and is said to be ‘swayambhu’, that is, self-manifested on the top of the shrine. The image is covered in sindoor and hence is a burning orange in colour. The mighty goddess is eighteen armed and holds in each hand, weapons of insurmountable strength. These weapons were gifted to her to combat and bring down the evil demon Mahishasura.
As the imposing image of devi stands 8 feet tall in all its glory, it also instills in her devotee, a sense of peace and tranquility. The mother god nurtures her devotees and makes them feel safe and sound in her home. Entering shrine makes one feel like the holy goddess is looking at them and enlightening them of all sorrows, grievances, stresses and discomfort.