Shirdi is a small town, which is located about 300 km from Mumbai. Situated in the heart of the sugarcane belt of the state of Maharashtra, Shirdi is one of the most frequented places of pilgrimage in India.
At the heart of Shirdi’s economy is the Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, shrine of the saint, Sai Baba. Hundreds and thousands of devotees of all faiths flock at the temple throughout the year, several of them opt to walk hundreds of miles over motorized transport to reach here in the winter months.
BEST PLACES TO STAY IN SHIRDI
The Shirdi Trust complex Dwarawati Bhaktiniwas is at a walking distance from the bus stand. It offers accommodation for small groups or families in dormitories and AC as well as non-AC rooms at fairly reasonable prices.
There are several hotels outside the temple complex. Some bus operators have tie-ups with the hotels and it may work out cheaper and save time during the peak season.
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN SHIRDI
There are many local restaurants in Shirdi most of which are located near the temple. Rajdhani restaurant offers vegetarian food while other restaurants serve non vegetarian food as well.
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Shirdi is as given below. The best time to visit Shirdi is also specified.