Bhimashankar (Near Pune)
A famous pilgrimage site on top of the ghats. It is one of the Jyotirlings of Shiva and has a beautiful temple with a huge bell, a relic of the Portuguese Situated in the main Sahayadri Range, over 2500 feet above sea level. The dense forests surrounding the high ranges also play an abode to the rare species of flora and fauna. Situated at the extreme end of the Sahayadri Ranges.
Trimbakeshwar (Near Nasik)
It is a religious center having one of the twelve JYOTIRLINGA of the world. The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here is that it has three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu & Lord Mahesh (Shiva)
All other JYOTIRLINGA have Shiva as the main deity. The temple is known for its appealing architecture and sculpture and is at the foothills of a mountain called Brahmagiri. Godavari River originates on Bramhagiri mountain.
Grishneshwar (Near Aurangabad)
Grishneshwar temple, built by Rani Ahillyabai Holkar is an important Hindu pilgrim place located in the village of Verul, near Ellora caves. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of India, where Lord Shiva is worshipped. Half a kilometre from Ellora lies this beautiful temple, built by Rani Ahillyabai Holkar, a Maratha princess. It is the most superb example of medieval temple architecture. This Jyotirlinga is said to be self - oriented. It is the last Jyotirlinga without which the journey to the Jyotirlingas is considered incomplete. The temple walls are richly sculptured. Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, who ruled Indore from 1765 to 1795, built both the temple and its masonry tank.
Mahakaleshwar (Near Ujjain / Indore)
Mahakala of Ujjain is known among the twelve celebrated Jyotirlingas in India. The glory of Mahakaleshwar temple has been vividly described in varoius puranas. Starting with Kalidasa,many sanskrit poets have eulogised this temple in emotive terms.
The tradition of Mahakala in minds of the people is eternal Ujjain used to be centre point of the calculation of the Indian time and Mahaklala was considered as the distinctive presiding deity of Ujjain
Omkareshwar (Near Indore)
Omkareshwar or better known as Mandhata Omkareshwar is one of the foremost of the 12 Joytirlingas or it is luminous physical self-presentation of Lord Shiva of the Hindus. It is situated on the bank of holy river Narmada in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh, 13 Km from Omkareshwar road railway station and 77 km each from Indore and Khandwa on the opposite end. The important part of the town containing the famous Jyotirlinga Omkareshwar temple is situated on the island formed in the Narmada and rest of the town formed in the southern bank if the river.
Itinerary : Mumbai – Bhimashanker – Pune – Trimbakeshwar – Nasik – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Indore – Mahakaleshwar – Omkareshwar – Indore
Day 01: Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai airport. On arrival our representative at the airport will assist you. Transfer to hotel. Evening briefing about the tour & introduction. Dinner. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02: Mumbai
Morning after breakfast sightseeing of Mumbai City. Visit Gateway of India, Mani Bhawan, Mahalaxmi Temple, Siddhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church etc. Dinner. Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Mumbai to Bhimashanker to Pune
Early morning after breakfast depart for Bhimashanker (265 kms / 5 hours). After Lunch go for Darshan at the temples. Later transfer to Pune (128 kms / 3 hours). Arrive Pune & check in hotel. Dinner. Stay Overnight.
Day 04: Pune to Trimbakeshwar to Nasik
Early morning after breakfast depart for Trimbakeshwar (230 kms / 6 hours). After Lunch go for Darshan at the temples. Later transfer to Nasik (30 kms / 1 hour). Arrive Nasik & check in hotel. Dinner. Stay Overnight.
Day 05: Nasik to Grishneshwar to Aurangabad
Morning after breakfast depart for Aurangabad (218 kms / 5.5 hours). Arrive Aurangabad & transfer to hotel. Later go to Grishneshwar (30 kms / 0.5 hours). After Lunch go for Darshan at the temples. Dinner. Stay Overnight.
Day 06: Aurangabad to Indore
Morning after breakfast depart Indore (402 kms / 10 hours). Arrive Indore & check in hotel. Evening at leisure. Dinner. Stay Overnight
Day 07: Indore to Omkareshwar to Mahakaleshwar to Indore
After breakfast excursion to Omkareshwar (77 kms / 2 hours) & Mahakaleshwar (91 kms / 2.5 hours) temples. Evening back to Indore. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 08: Indore to Mumbai
Morning after breakfast depart for Mumbai / Delhi