HOW TO GET THERE
Shirdi Railway Station is about 1.5 km from the Sai Baba Temple and is well connected by the major cities of Pune, Mumbai, Ahmednagar, Nashik and Bangalore.
Nearest Airport is Aurangabad, which is 108 KM away from Shirdi followed by Pune Airport which is 200 Kms away. Mumbai Airport is 245 Kms away from Shirdi.
An array of options await you if you want to reach Shirdi by road. Shirdi is separated by a 4 hour journey from Mumbai – the most common route for visiting the destination. Pune also sits at around 188 kilometers while the other major cities of Hyderabad (593 km) and Ahmedabad (552 km) are also connected by a spectacular network of roads.
WHAT TO CARRY
- Walking shoes.
- Temple slippers.
- A torch and a cap.
- Ethnic clothes.
Summer: 21°C to 40°C
Winter: 10°C to 30°C
Monsoon: June to August
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The mysticism of the holy shrine of Sai Baba attracts visitors and followers throughout the year making Shirdi an epicenter of positive energy. Even during the monsoon, worshippers tour Shirdi for a peace and calm it transmits. Guru Purnima is observed in summer, in July and is celebrated with lively merriments a great festive spirit. Events such as ‘bhajan’, reading of scriptures and ‘Rath’ processions are organized by the Sai Baba Sansthan Trust.
‘Vijaya Dashami’ celebrations of October is commemorated to celebrate Ram’s victory in Lanka while Ram Navami in March/April brings a lot of vigour and vibrancy in the lives of the visitors. The Sai Baba Trust organizes gleeful celebrations all around the year with much zest and gusto making your visit to Shirdi worthwhile.