If you are in India then it’s oblivious to hear about Shirdi or Sai Baba. Yatra to Sai Baba Temple make you devotional. In India this is a loyal place but internationally there may be a little awareness about it. Gradually devotees of Sai Baba are increasing. At Shirdi temple minimum 4-5 hours required for Dharshan. In RamNavame, Janmashtami like festivals crowd is much more.
To visit over there, nearest airport is at Nasik which is 75 Km away from Shardi. Aurangabad is the nearest major city which is contacted to other city of India. Internationally Mumbai is the main city which has both domestic and international airport. Shirdi is 296 Km from Mumbai. Pune airport is 230 Km from Shirdi Nagar. If you want to travel by Road then the distance is nearly 75 Km from Pune and 230 Km from Mumbai. Maximum major bus stops have service for Sai nagar. Sai nagar is located at Aurangabad Manmad highway.
If you want to travel by train, then Kopergoan is the second nearest railway station after Sai Station. It is nearly 15 Km from Shirdi. Kopergoan is on Daund-Manmad route. If you are travelling from New Delhi then it comes on the Bengaluru route. Manmad is the other railway station to halt. It is 60 Km from Shirdi. You can also get direct train to Sai station from Mumbai, but service for that is fewer.
From Manmad station you can hire a Taxi for Sai Nagar. Taxi charged are nearly Rs. 625/-. At Sai Nagar you can stay in hotel or Darmshala. There are a large number of small hotels in Sai Nagar but less number of good hotels. Darmshala have a high rush. So it is not preferable. You can book these hotels at the time of visit. But it’s better if you book in advance, for that you need there phone number or reference.
In Sai temple there is a huge line for Darshan. Temple close in night but open at early morning for morning Pooja and Aarti of Sai Baba. It starts at 4 a.m. By reaching at Sai Nagar nearly at 2 am you can try to get Sai Baba Aarti. You can all veneration items from shops in front of temple. There are some taxi drivers at Manmad and Sai station who have both garland shops and travelling business. They bond to purchase through them for Aarti Thali and travelling through their vehicles.
Entry is by gate No. 2 for the queue of Darshan. The temple have beautiful shrine made over Shri Sai Baba Samadhi. in front of Sai Baba Samadhe feelings are tranquil and comfortable. there are places where Sai Baba lived. There are some stuff used by Sai Baba. There is two more Darghah of saint Nanawati and Dwarkamai. These are superlative followers of Sai Baba and they live with him over there.
This Sai Baba temple is located in Shirdi in Maharashtra. This temple magnetizes a millions of supporter in Shirdi. These devotees relates to all religions and cast who come to homage to Baba. Next destination for you may be Shani Maharaj Mandir, which is nealy 60 Km ahead at point. For returning to back there are a lot of travelling agents in Shridi and also a computerized government Railway reservation post for other destinations.