You can take a Train, Bus or Car to Shirdi
While a private car is most convenient, you can opt for different modes of transport as per convenience
Travel from Mumbai to Shirdi By Road – 175 kms and takes approximately 5 hours to reach Shirdi
Start your trip as early as 7am to reach Shirdi by 12pm as you can spend some more time in Shirdi.
Stay options in Shirdi (TIP – Try to pre-book your stay!)
If you wish to stay at the Sai Ashrams ensure to pre-book your accommodations as they are fully booked in peak seasons. Bookings are available on Sai Sansthan’s website (www.sai.org.in)
There are also many Budget and Luxury hotels to stay in Shirdi, whether you are travelling by Rail, Air or Road from Mumbai.
If you reach early morning 4am or 5am, Visit the Sai baba Samadhi Mandir – Get ready to witness the divine Kakad arti and bhajans for a spiritual experience at the main temple
If you reach Shirdi by 12pm, then freshen up to visit Sai Baba Samadhi Temple followed by Dwarkamai, Khandoba mandir, Laxmi and Hanuman temple
By 3pm you can go to ‘Prasadalaya’ also known as ‘The Mega Kitchen’ of Shirdi near the temple. The food served here is very basic but delicious and hygienic
Return to your hotel and in the evening head to the local Shirdi market area to explore and soak in the vibe of the place
Enjoy the next morning by relaxing at your hotel in Shirdi
Your family trip cannot be complete unless you visit some of the best attractions of Shirdi
Have a splashing experience in the biggest wave pool and multiple waterslides followed by a beautiful 3 hour virtual experience of visiting the temples of India and getting closer to Sai Baba via unique experiences of Sai Teerth
At 7pm, End your day with an amazing early dinner at famous restaurants in Shirdi like ‘Madhuban’ and ‘Ahimsa – Pure veg’
Board your pre-booked Train from Kopergaon or car journey back to Mumbai. If you have more time, you can explore Nashik on the next day to end your beautiful vacation
Check-out early morning by 7am and finish your breakfast
Take a local jeep as private or seat-sharing basis to reach Shani Shingnapur Temple which is 65 kms from Shirdi and seek blessings of the lord Shani
Check-in at a preferred pre-booked hotel in Nashik
There are a variety of stay options in and around Nashik ranging from Budget, Economical and Luxury hotels. It’s always better to pre-book your stay for the night at Nashik as it helps you focus on other aspects of the trip.