This completes visit of all the eight temples of Lord Ganesha but Ashtavinayak tour does not get completed here. Devotees needs to visit first temple (Morgaon) one more time to complete the tour. From Ranjangaon to Morgaon, the route is Ranjangaon - Amble - Pargaon - Kedgaon - Morgaon.Hotels to stay and restaurants to dine are available nearby the temples at all places. However, all the destinations are villages so the restaurants gets closed early in night.Duration of this tour depends upon the mode of your travel. If you are traveling with any tour company or personal vehicle, this tour can be completed in 2 or 3 days. But if you are traveling with public transport then it will take 4 to 5 days to complete the tour depending on the frequency and availability of public transport.Many of the tour companies arranges Ashtavinayak tour from Pune and Mumbai. However, it is not guaranteed that tour companies will complete the tour in above sequence. If you want to visit these temples in pre-ascertained sequence then traveling using personal vehicle is advisable.Expenses mentioned above is minimum cost require for this tour. This cost can very according to mode of travel, stay and personal expenses.Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival that reveres god Ganesha. A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in Gregorian months of August or September. The festival is marked with installation of Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals (temporary stage). This festival is celebrated all over India for ten days. If you want experience this festival, you must visit Mumbai or Pune during those 10 days.
The first temple we visited to was Mayureshwar temple at Morgoan. It is the most important temple as the devotees have to revisit the temple for successfully completing the darshan. It is at a distance of almost 60 km from Pune. The temple is located in the heart of the village. The trunk of the Ganesh idol is on the left side and the idol has 3 eyes.