Paithan Pilgrimage Tour
The ancient city and pilgrimage center of Paithan is situated on the banks of the Godavari, 56 kms south of Aurangabad. The Marathi poet sant Eknath lived here and several centuries ago. Paithan was famous as a seat of learning. It is also well known for the beautiful 'Paithani' silk sarees with intricate zari borders. Of special interest to nature lovers are the gardens around the Jayakwadi Dam nearby where observation points enable you to watch resident and migratory birds.
Travel information :
By Air : Nearest airport is Aurangabad 60 kms.
By Rail : Nearest railhead is Aurangabad, 50 kms. on South Central Railway. Mumbai-Manmad-Aurangabad, 375 kms.
By Road : Mumbai-Paithan via Manmad, 438 kms. Mumbai-Paithan via Pune, 363 kms. Aurangabad-Paithan, 50 kms Ahmednagar-Paithan, 75 kms.