Vinayak is another name for Ganesh, the god loved and worshiped by Hindus all over. Lord Ganesh is the protector of his devotees. Eight (Astha) naturally-formed sculpted stone statues have been housed in old temples at the places where these statues were first found. The Ashta Vinayak temples are within the range of 20 to 110 kms of each other.

Location : Maharashtra

Duration : 2 Night 3 Days - Accommodation is Not Included

 Day 01

Early morning AROUND 05 AM TO START  from PUNE Hotel 

Proceed to Morgaon: The Mayureshwar or Moreshwar temple is along the Karha river in the Morgaon village. A temple that looks like a tiny fort from a distance, is situated in the Baramati Taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra. This region is also known as the Bhuswananda. Shaped as a peacock, this region has in the past seen an abundance of peacocks and is therefore known as Morgaon (Mor - peacock

Proceed to Theur: At Theyoor in the Haveli Taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra is the temple dedicated to Chintamani Vinayak. The village is along the river Mulamutha. Ganesh as Chintamani is god who brings peace of mind and drives away all perplexities of the mind.It is believed that Brahma the creator once felt tharva that is restive. To still his mind he called upon Lord Ganesh. The place where Brahma achieved the quietude he was looking for is known as the Sthavar region or as Theur. 

Then Halt for Lunch.

After lunch leave

Proceed to Siddhtek: This is a remote little village along the river Bhima in the Ahmednagar district and Karjat tehsil in Maharashtra. The Siddhivinayak at Siddhtek is considered an especially powerful deity. It is believed that it was here on the SiddhtekMountain, that Vishnu acquired Siddhi.

The drive back to Pune hotel

Can find hotel in Pune

 

Day 02

Drive to Ranjangaon in the Morning

 

Proceed to Ranjangaon: The Maha Ganpati is the most powerful representation of Lord Ganesh. Maha Ganpati is depicted as having eight, ten or twelve arms. It is after invoking this form of Ganpati that Shiva vanquished the demon Tripurasur and so he is also known as Tripurarivade Mahaganpati.

Proceed to Ozar: On the banks of the Kukdeshwar river, Ozhar is where Lord Vighneshwar resides. Lord Ganesh is known as Vigneshwara or the remover of all obstacles, this he achieved by vanquishing the demon Vighnasura OVERNIGHT AT OZAR

Then Halt for Lunch.

After lunch leave for

Lenyadri is to the North of Pune, along the Kukdi river. The Ganesh Puran calls this place as Jirnapur or Lekhan Parbat. Girijatmaj Vinayak refers to the Ganesh as the son of Parvati. Girija is another name for Parvati and Atamaj means son. This is the only temple of the Ashtavinayak which is on a mountain and is set in a Buddhist cave-

After the chimb of 307 steps drive back to pune

Can find hotel in Pune

 

Day 3

Drive to Pali in the Morning

Proceed to Pali: Among the Ashtavinayakas, Ballaleshvara at Pali is the only Ganesha who is famous by the name of his devotee and who is dressed up as a brahmin.Village Pali is situated in the Sudhagad taluka in the district of Raigad. This place is nestled between the fortSarasgad and River Amba

Proceed to Mahad: Mahad is a pretty village set in the hilly region of Konkan in the Raigarh district and the Khalapur Taluka of Maharastra. Ganesh as Varad Vinayak fulfills all desires and grants all boons. This region was known as Bhadrak or Madhak in ancient times.A nandadeep has been lit in this temple which has been continuously lit since the 1892

Half for Lunch after Lunch drive to  Pune Hotel to your destination  

  • Visit Ashtavinayak Temples
  • 7 days before Start of the tour . 3 Days before start of the tour 50 % of the amount will be refunded. Cancellation 48 hours or lesser no refund. 
  • For Refund thru Credit Card 5% Bank charges Applicable + Cancellation charge applicable as per hotel Policy.
2 Night 3 days : Ashtavinayak Tour Ex. Pune / Maharashtra (PUN02)