A remote village along the river Bhima, in Karjat Taluka of Ahmednagar District in Maharashtra, Siddhatek is 85 km from Ahmednagar and 107 km from Pune. Siddhatek belongs to the Nasik Division. Siddhatek is famous for its Sri Siddhi Vinayaka temple. Legend suggests that this temple was built in honour of Lord Vishnu who defeated Asuras Madhu and Kaitabh, on receiving boon from Lord Ganesha. Cities near Siddhatek are Daund, Baramati, Shrigonda and Shirur.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Siddhatek does not have hotels nearby. However, dharamshalas are available for stay.
Marathi is the local language of Siddhatek. The other spoken language is Hindi.
A big fair is held in Siddhatek on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami in October and on Ganesh Jayanti in January/ February every year.
Places of Interest
Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple is famous in Siddhatek.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Siddhatek city is Lohegaon Airport, located 96 km away from the village.
Daund (18 km from Siddhatek) is the convenient railway station on Pune-Solapur railway line. However, Pune Railway JN (100 km from Siddhatek) is the major railway station.
For Siddhatek, the State transport bus is available from Shivajinagar bus stand of Pune at 3.00 PM and reaches Siddhatek at 7.00 PM. From Mumbai, one can reach Siddhatek via Patas, Bhigwan and Rashin. Ahmednagar Tourism, Neeta Travel, Raj Tours & Travels and MSRTC are some of the best state and private bus operators that ply on this route. Avail of online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com when plan your holiday.