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Nandurbar Tourism Guide

Nandurbar is named after King Nandraja whose kingdom was called Nandgiri. Nandurbar is important district in Khandesh Region of Maharashtra, India. Nandurbar district is bound by Dhule District to the South and Southeast, Gujarat state to the West and North and Madhya Pradesh state to the North and Northeast. The tourist places of Nandurbar are Prakasha, Sarangkheda, Toranmal, Asthamba, Fort of Akka Rani, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Imam Saheb's Dargah, Dandpaneshwar Ganesh Temple and Padalpur Krishna Temple.

Tourist Places in Nandurbar

Fort of Akka Rani

The fort of Akka Rani is located at Akrani (Dhadgaon) in Nandurbar District of Maharashtra. The fort is named after Akka Rani, a queen who ruled here.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nandurbar

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nandurbar was established in the year 2002 and has earned many praises from its beneficiary farmers and from its resource institutes in the field. The KVK has innovated unique extension methodologies suited best for agricultural extension. It conducts training programs and course for general public. For schedule of programs, check http://kvknandurbar.net.

Trekking and Monsoon Spot in Nandurbar

Horaphali Waterfall

Horaphali Waterfall is beautiful monsoon spot in Akkalkua Taluka of Nandurbar district.

Hidimba's Forest

Hidimba's forest near Taloda in Satpuda is ideal place for nature trails.

Hill Station in Nandurbar

Toranmal, Nandurbar

Located on Barwani hills of Satpura range, Toranmal is peaceful and unexplored hill station in the Khandesh Region. It is located at 1150 meters above the sea level on the borders of three Indian states – Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Landscape lakes with flowering lotus, seasonal waterfalls and lush green nature would make perfect holiday destination with peace and solitude. Tourist attractions of Toranmal are Yashvant Lake, Gorakhnath Temple, Lotus Lake, Sita Khai, Aawashabari View Point, Aawashabari View Point, Machhindranath Caves, Khadki Point, Sat Payari (Seven Steps) Point, Torna Devi Temple, Sunset Point, Forest Park and Medicinal Plant Garden. Toranmal is famous for the fair on Mahashivratri at Gorakhnath Temple where many devotees come on Mahashivratri.

Pilgrimages / Religious Places in Nandurbar

Ashwasthama Rushi Maharaj, Asthamba

Asthamba is one of the important religious places of Nandurbar district in Akrani Tehsil. Asthamba is believed to be son of Dronacharya as per Mahabharat epic. The fair at this place during Diwali festivals attracts many visitors from Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Datta Mandir, Sarangkheda

Datta Mandir at Sarangakheda is more than 100 old and the idol of Lord Datta is brought from Mahur of Nanded District.

Prakasha, Nandurbar

Also known as Dakshin Kashi, Prakasha is important pilgrimage in Nandurbar district. The Prakasha village has many temples but Kedareshwar temple is mostly visited.

Dandpaneshwar Ganesh Temple

Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, Dandpaneshwar Ganesh Temple is important religious place of Nandurbar. The pleasing surrounding the temple attracts many tourists to spend in greenery.

The Dargah of Hazrat Syed Allaudin urf Imam Badsah

The Dargah of Syed Allaudin (Imam Saheb's Dargah) is perhaps the most noticeable site of Nandurbar Town. It is located on a hilltop at extreme end of the township. From this place, the entire township can be seen. The structure of Dargah is very big and has number of larges entry gates on the way.

Padalpur Krishna Temple

Padalpur comes under Shahada Taluka and popular for Lord Krishna temple. Gopalkala is important festival of the temple in the month of August/September.

Nearby Places

Unapdev Hot Water Spring, Jalgaon

Other Important Tourist Information about Nandurbar

How to Reach Nandurbar

Nearest airport is at Ahmedabad with 235 km and international airport at Mumbai with 290 km. Nearest railway station is Nandurbar on Central Railway. Nandurbar is well connected by road transport to other cities.

Best Season to Visit Nandurbar: October to February

Nandurbar District Website: http://nandurbar.nic.in

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