Shirdi

Shirdi is best known as the late 19th century home of the popular guru Shirdi Sai Baba.It is one of the richest temple organizations and visited by millions of devotees from all over the world every year. We at Brookside offer conducted tour to Shirdi as per your convenience. You may contact us at+91 9860100730 for the same.
Hotel Brookside to Shirdi 200 Km

Entry Fee : Free Entry
Timings : All days of the week 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Shirdi Tour Package

  • INR 6999 includes 1 night stay at Hotel Brookside and same day to and fro transportation to Shirdi.
  • Additional person INR 500 extra ( with maximum of two persons).

For more than two person or for more information on tour package.Please contact on 9860100730 or 020-40112000.


Shani Shingnapur

Shani Shingnapur is a village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The village is known for its popular temple of Shani, the Hindu god of the planet (graha) Saturn. Shingnapur is also famous for the fact that no house in the Village has doors, but only door frames. Despite this, no theft is reported in the village. Villagers never keep their valuables under lock and key. Trip to Shani Shingnapur can be either independently planed or can be clubbed with trip to Shirdi.
Hotel Brookside to Shani Shingnapur 162 Km

Entry Fee : No entry fee
Timings : All days of the week 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati

Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple in Pune is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by millions of pilgrims every year. Devotees of the temple include a large number of celebrities from various walks of life. The main Ganesh idol is insured for a sum of 1 crore.
Hotel Brookside to Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati 11 Km

Entry Fee : No entry fee
Timings : All days of the week 6:00 AM - 10:30 PM





The Ashtavinayaka darshan Pune.

The elephant-headed Lord Ganesha holds special significance for Hindus especially in Maharashtra. The Ashtavinayak Yatra is a pilgrimage to eight Ganesha temples around Pune.. The yatra begins and ends at Morgaon near Pune. The entire journey clocks a distance of 654 km.


The following temples are covered en-route this pilgrimage--


Mayureshwar Mandir: Also known as Moreshwar temple, it is situated 65 km from Pune on the banks of Karha River in the village Morgaon. The deity is three-eyed, seated with his trunk turned towards the left (direction of success). The deity is flanked by idols of Siddhi and Buddhi, consorts of the Lord.


Siddhivinayak Temple: Shree Siddhivinayak's Temple is situated in the village of Siddhatek, 100 km from Pune. The sanctum was built by Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore. The Ganesh idol of Shree Siddhivinayak is placed in brass frame In the sanctum.


Ballaleshwar Temple: Situated in Pali village in Raigad district about 120 km from Pune, the temple is also famous by the name Ballal. It is believed that Ganesh appeared in front of his devotee named Ballal in the form of a Brahman. Shri Ballaleshwar this is the only incarnation of Lord Ganesha which is known by a devotee's name.


Varadvinayak Temple: It is situated in Mahad village in Raigad, 146 km from Pune. The idol faces east and has his trunk turned to the left. The idol was found in the lake adjoining the temple and hence displays a weathered look. It is believed that wishes come true if prayers are offered at the village. An oil lamp, called Nandadeep, is believed to have been burning since 1892.


Chintamani Temple: Known to be one of the larger and more famous of the eight revered shrines, the temple is situated in the village of Theur, 25 km from Pune. The hall has a black stone water fountain in it. Beside the central shrine dedicated to Ganesha, there are three smaller shrines in the temple complex dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu-Lakshmi and Hanuman. Lord Ganesha is worshipped by the name 'Chintamani' in this temple as it is believed that he provides deliverance from worries.


Girijatmaj Temple: The temple is situated within the Buddhist caves on a mountain, which are also called – Ganesh Caves. Situated 97 km from Pune, you have to climb 307 steps to reach the temple. The entire temple is carved out of single stone and faces south. The idol here is not a separate idol but has been carved on a stone wall of the cave, from which only one eye of the idol can be seen. 'Girijatmaj' literally means Ganesha the son of Girija (Goddess Parvati).


Vighnahar Temple: It is situated on the banks of Kukadi River, 95 km away from Pune just off the Pune-Nashik Highway, in the town of Ozhar. The temple is enclosed on all sides by high stone walls, and its pinnacle is made of gold. The idol faces the east and has its trunk towards the left. Riddhi and Siddhi flank the idol of Ganesha.


Mahaganpati Temple: Situated in the village of Ranjhan, a short distance from Pune, the Maha Ganpati at Ranjhan is the most powerful representation of Lord Ganesha. It is believed that after invoking this form of Ganpati, Shiva vanquished the demon Tripurasur. The idol has ten trunks and twenty hands.


For more information on Ashtvinyak darshan package contact on 9860100730 or 020-40112000


Lavasa

View Points, Waterfalls (Seasonal) - Entire road passes through the hilly region so there are lots of view points and small waterfalls including Temghar Dam water fall (seasonal) en route Lavasa.
Lakeshore Water sports - There are water sports operational in Dasve dam from 10 -.00 AM To 5:30 PM (weather permitting). It consists of Jet Ski scooters, paddle boats, Kayak, Bumper boats (dashing boats in limited area), cruise etc.
Waterfront & Promenade - Made out of stone blocks with no vehicle movement gives you a feel of visiting any European city. The illumination of the place at night is a sight worth watching. The American dinner restaurant, Souvenir Shop and a retail shop are all located on the waterfront.
Hotel Brookside to Lavasa 65 Km


Entry Fee : No entry fee
Timings : 24 Hour


Aga Khan Palace

A place of great historical importance, the Aga Khan Palace is related to the Indian independence movement. This was the very place where Mahatma Gandhi & his wife were imprisoned along with Magadeobhai Desai during the Quit India Movement in 1942. A must visit to pay tribute to India's greatest hero.

Hotel Brookside to Aga khan palace 2 Km


Entry Fee : INR 5 per person for Indian Citizens
INR 100 per person for foreign tourists
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM


Bund garden

Located on the banks of the Mula & Mutha Rivers, the ardent beauty of Bund Garden charms visitors. Constructed by Sir Janshedji, the garden is also known as Mahatma Gandhi Udyan. With its abundant flora, scenic beauty & calm atmosphere - this garden is a preferred getaway from the busy city life.


Hotel Brookside to Bund garden 7 Km


Entry fee : Free Entry
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM




Parvati Hill Temples

A picturesque hill in the city of Pune, the Parvati Hill is famous for the sacred Parvati Hill Temple built in the 17th century. Enshrined with idols of Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, Lord Vishnu, Devateshwar and Lord Karthikeya, this temple was used for prayers by the Peshwa Rulers.


Hotel Brookside to Parvati temples 17.07 Km


Entry fee : Free Entry
Timings : All days of the week 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM



Shaniwar Wada

Once the palace of the great rulers of the Peshwa Dynasty in Pune, Shaniwar Wada, was a structure built by King Baji Rao in 1730. A true specimen of the Maratha Culture, the Shaniwar Wada displays architectural influences of the Mughals & artistic features of the Maratha styles.


Hotel Brookside to Shaniwar wada 11 Km


Entry fee : INR 20
Timings : All days of the week 8.00 AM to 6.30 PM



Katraj Snake Park

An opportunity to spot some rare snakes is an offering at the Katraj Snake Park - which was established in 1986. The park also houses birds & turtles. The Brown Palm Civet & King Cobra are the major attraction for people visiting this park.


Hotel Brookside to Katraj Snake Park 20 Km


Entry fee : INR 3
Timings : 10.30 am to 6.00 pm (Closed on Wednesdays)



Sinhagad Fort

Sinhagad Fort, located at a distance of 20 km south-west of Pune was earlier Known as as Kondana or Kondhana fort. It stands at a height of 1380 m above the sea level on an isolated cliff of the Bhuleshwar range of the Sahyadri Mountains. The fort has been a site for many battles especially the battle of Sinhagad held in 1670.


With two gates in the south-east and north-east, respectively known as Kalyan Darwaza and Pun Darwaza, the fort is protected by its very steep slopes, strong walls and bastions constructed at the key places. The fort even played a significant role of defending Pune during The Maratha period.


Hotel Brookside to Sinhagad Fort 44 Km


Entry fee : INR 20 for two wheelers
INR 50 for four wheelers
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM


National War Museum

The National War Museum - a place to pay homage to India's great War Hero's - was opened to public in October 1988. This museum was set up with the backing & financial support of the Express Citizen's Forum & the people of Pune.


Hotel Brookside to National War museum 9 Km


Entry fee : Free entry
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM



Paragliding

Renowned for its paragliding training institutions, Pune offers some of the best facilities to develop your skills. The courses offered range from beginner to hill flying skill development. They also offer joy paragliding facilities for enthusiastic travelers. Flying Safari is quite popular here.


Hotel Brookside to Paragliding 8.5 Km


Entry fee : On request
Timings :



Pataleshwar Caves

A rock cut temple dating back to the 8th century, the Pataleshwar Cave Temple holds historic importance & is dedicated to Lord Pataleshwar. Carved out of a single stone, the temple has massive pillars & adorns a Nandi Mantapam at the entrance. The temple is worth a visit for both religious & historic reasons.


Hotel Brookside to Pataleshwar Caves 9 Km


Entry fee : Free Entry
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM



Saras Garden

Constructed by Nanasaheb Peshwa, the Saras Baug is located against the scenic Parvati Hills. The garden is home to a temple constructed in 1774 by Madhav Rao Peshwa, dedicated to Lord Ganesha & Ganesh Murti Museum too. A perfect spot to spend a relaxing evening, go for a walk or just hangout with friends!


Hotel Brookside to Saras garden 13 Km


Entry fee : INR 10
Timings : All days of the week 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM



St. Mary's Church

An ancient church dating back to 1825, the St.Mary's Church - was built by the British to facilitate worship for the British people who settled in Pune. One of the unique features of the church is that it still uses pipe organs of about 130 years old & the mortal remains of Sir Robert Grant placed under the floors of the church.


Hotel Brookside to St.Mary's Church 5 Km


Entry fee : Free entry
Timings :


Chaturshringi Mata Temple

One of the three ancient temples in the city of Pune, the Chaturshringi Mata temple is a popular sacred temple. Enshrined with Devi Mata, the deity is believed to have eternal powers to bless people. The temple is known for its grand Navratri celebrations each year which attracts huge no of Devotees.


Hotel Brookside to Chaturshringi mata Temple 12 Km


Entry fee : Free entry
Timings : All days of the week 9:00 AM – 07.00 PM



Tribal Museum

A museum showcasing the life & culture of the tribal's - the Tribal Museum - has a whole array of displays from artifacts, weapons, paintings & musical instruments used & made by the tribal's. Some of the tribes represented here are Marai tribes, Bahiram tribes, Wagdheo tribes and Danteswari tribes.


Hotel Brookside to Tribal Museum 3 Km


Entry fee : Free Entry
Timings : 10 am to 5 pm (Closed on Sundays and Government holidays)



Pu La Deshpande Garden Pune

Pu La Deshpande Garden the Japanese garden Okayama Garden is truly the pride of Pune. The idea of recreating the original Japanese garden in Pune was, of course, inspired from the 300-year old Okayama Korakuen Garden developed by Ikeda royal family in the 12 spacious hectares in Okayama. "Pu La Deshpande Garden (built on 10 acres) style is devised in such a way that if you take a walk through a garden enjoying the landscape, which changes along the garden paths, you will experience a picture scroll", the garden has been designed in a manner that you can enjoy the changing landscape as you walk around it! This Japanese garden has been named after Pu La Deshpande.


Entry fee : INR 5 per person
Timings : All days of the week 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM & 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


If you have the desire to visit any of the above places ,we shall be too glad to assist you in conducting your tour.You may contact us for the same at +91 9860100730/31

  • Shaniwar Wada
  • Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati
  • Chaturshringi Temple
  • Sinhagad Fort
  • Panshet Dam
  • Balaji Temple
  • Pu La Deshpande Garden
  • Parvati Temple
  • Sarasbaug Ganpati Temple
  • Katraj Snake Park & Zoo
  • Shirdi
  • Shani Shingnapur