Akkalkot is situated in Solapur district in Maharashtra. This is a Taluka place and located on the borders of Maharashtra and state of Karnataka. You can reach Akkalkot by State Transport bus and by railway. You can take route of Solapur, Naldurg, Gulbarga, Ganagapur, Afzalpur.
Shri Swami Samarth Annachhatra Mandal Trust, Akkalkot is a charitable organization which organizes palakhi parikrama of Shri Swami Samarth paduka during January to July every year. This is the 12th year of the said parikrama and last 11 years it has visited many places in entire Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa and also upto the borders of Madhya Pradesh and Gujrat. The purpose is to inculcate the faith in Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj amongst devotees and make darshan easily available at the doorstep to the old, disabled, ill devotees who cannot come to Akkalkot. They can get darshan of paduka and one can see the happiness and content on their faces. They can offer seva when palakhi visits their towns.