The aerial distance from Akkalkot to Pune is 270 km while the road distance between Akkalkot to Pune is 291 km.By Train it is 299 Km.
Swami Samarth of Akkalkot, was an Indian Guru of the Dattatreya tradition (sampradaya), widely respected in indian states of Maharashtra. Sri Swami Samarth traveled all over the country and eventually set his abode at Akkalkot village in Maharashtra, India. Maharaj first appeared at Akkalkot on a Wednesday around the September - October period in the year 1856 AD near Khandoba Mandir. He stayed in Akkalkot for close to twenty-two years.