Ashtavinayak is a collection of 8 auspicious temples - mainly in Western Maharashtra.
Pune is approximate centre of all 8 Ashtavinayak Temples and is most convenient city to base in though it is also possible to cover these pilgrimage temples from Mumbai, Nasik and other cities in Maharashtra.
The only possible way to get around all these places is by road. Many private tour operator provide bus services for Astavinayak tour from Pune city. All eight temples can be visited in 2 days from pune city via booking cab. Aunning is around 700-750km from Pune. Cab fare starts @ 8/km onwards and for buses it can be 1000/head-2000/head.
Pali: Reach before 2 PM and you can have a home cooked cheap and hygienic meal near temple. If you cant read boards in Marathi, ask for meal facility in houses near temple. Sweet Modak are included in the meals.