Asthamba is the religious place of Nandurbar region and is located in Akrani Tehsil. Asthamba fair held here is considered to be one of the most prominent fairs of tribals from south Gujarat and North West Maharashtra. During Diwali festival, the fair is held for 10 to 15 days.
Asthamba is considered as one of the mythological characters from Hindu epic Mahabharata. According to tribals, he is known by the name of Ashvasthama, a male character and was the son of Guru Dronacharya
How to Reach :
Aurangabad and Surat are the nearest airports and from Aurangabad, state transport and private tourist buses and taxis are easily available to reach Astamba. Aurangabad well connected to most of the major cities in the country.
Near most Railway station to this religious place is Nandurbar city with distance around 71 KM
Asthamba in located in Akrani Tehsil of Nandurbar District. The distance of Nandurnar city to this place is around 71 KM whereas Akrani is around 35 KM by Road.
Government Rest House is available in Nandurbar and Nasik city.