Ashtavinayak means eight Ganeshas in Sanskrit, hence the Ashtavinayak Yatra is completing the journey of all the eight temples that are dedicated to Lord Ganesha. These temples are in Maharashtra and Ashtavinayak Yatra is famous as all the murtis in each temple differ from each other and they also have different stories behind the same. Lord Ganesha is the Hindu deity of unity and prosperity. These temples are also known to have witnessed remarkable episodes of Puranas that is the ancient stories of Indian Literature. The Ashtavinayak Yatra will fill your hearts with joy and you will experience a sense of peace on completing this journey. What adds on to this is also the scenic charm that you will witness on your journey.
There are customizable Ashtavinayak darshan from Nashik packages according to your needs available at affordable rates that will make this journey a worthwhile experience for you.
Ashtavinayak tour from Nashik can be covered in 1 night 2 days, by car. The journey will include Moreshwar Temple in Moregaon, near Pune to Siddhivinayak Temple in Ahmadnagar district, Balllaleshwar temple near Kajrat Railway Station, Varadvinayak Temple near Mumbai-Pune highway, Chintamani Temple, Giratamaj Temple, Vigneshwar Temple, and lastly Mahaganapati Temple. These are mostly located around Pune and Raigarh and can be completed over a short period depending on your needs. Different car options are available according to your requirement and the trip usually starts early in the morning from Nashik covering the temples one by one on day 1 and back to Nashik by day 2 after covering the rest of the temples.