Shirala also called Battis  Shirala is a small town in India, 60 kilometers west of the district headquarters, Sangli and about 350 kilometers from Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra state. It is particularly known for its Hindu festival of the snake god.
Shirala is a small town located in western Maharashtra, India’s most prosperous state. During the Rashtrakuta period, the region was ruled by Shilaharas.
Transportation. … State transport and private buses daily run between Mumbai and Shirala. It is advisable to stay at Kolhapur, the nearest city, which is 25 miles away and well-connected to Shirala. Kolhapur is connected to Mumbai through daily trains.