Ashta literally means eight and Vinayak is the other name for Lord Ganesha. Hence, Ashtavinayaka refers to the eight temples of Lord Ganesha around the Pune district in Maharashtra. Ashtavinayak Yatra is the pilgrimage that will cover all the eight temples of Ganesha. All 8 temples have different stories behind them as well as different effigies that make them so distinct and a major attraction as well. These temples are also known to have witnessed many remarkable episodes of the Puranas that make them stand out. Taking the yatra is an awakening and spiritual journey that must be experienced once in life.
There’s a suitable sequence that has to be followed while visiting these temples as mentioned in the Shastras.
There is an Ashtavinayak tour package from Pune packages available that take you through these temples in the required manner starting from Mayureshwar, Siddhivinayak, Ballaleshwar, Varadabinayak, Chintamani, Giritamaj, Vignesgwar, and Mahaganapati.
Ashtavinayak Yatra from Pune can be done by bus as well as car facility with an itinerary of 2 days and 1 night. Depending on your budget and trip planning, you can select a suitable Ashtavinayak package tour starting from the Pune package.
The journey will be comfortable and affordable. This Ashtavinayak yatra from Pune will help you experience a smooth journey and you can focus on discovering peace during this spiritual journey. It will also help you make the most of the scenic beauty available and your safety will be a priority as well. The pickup and drop will be from Pune and back there on return as well, for both bus and car facility.