(3300 Ft Above Sea Level)

Madhya Pradesh | India
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Amarkantak is categorised as Pilgrimage

Narmada Udgam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)

Reasons to Visit
  • Amarkantak is located 124 km from Bilaspur (Chattisgarh) and lies in an area on the Madhya Pradesh border.
  • Amarkantak lies at the origin of river Narmada and river Sone.
  • Amarkantak is a pilgrim centre and there are some temples like the Narmada Udgam, Jwaleshwar temple that pilgrims visit.
  • Guests to Amarkantak also visit Kapildhara Waterfall here
  • Amarkantak lies in close proximity to Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary and accessible from Bilaspur, Bandhavgarh area or Shahdol
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Madhya Pradesh"Amarkantak (3000 ft asl) lies at meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura mountain ranges, Amarkantak is a pilgrim centre for the Hindus, and is the source of the rivers Narmada and Sone. Amarkantak is a standalone pilgrimage ex-Bilaspur"
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Raipur (206 kms), Jabalpur (225 kms), Allahabad (400 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Bilaspur (118 kms), Umaria (170 kms), Raipur (206 kms)
  • Amarkantak is an Ex-Raipur / Ex-Jabalpur / Ex-Allahabad / Ex-Nagpur Getaway

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List of Holidays for Amarkantak


  • Amarkantak - Achanakmar Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Kanha - Bandhavagarh with Amarkantak and Jabalpur (5 Nights)

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  • Amarkantak Pilgrimage
  • Chhattisgarh Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Amarkantak Situated at an altitude of 1065 mt. at the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura mountain ranges, Amarkantak is a pilgrim centre for the Hindus, and is the source of the rivers Narmada and Sone. Narmada Udgam is a temple built at the source of the Narmada - the holiest spot in Amarkantak.
    Temple or Holy Place
    River Confluence
    Dhdh Dhara and Kapil dhara waterfalls are two small waterfalls but attractive waterfalls near Amarkantak. Dudh dhara requires 1 km walk.
    Activity, Natural Wonders
    Walking, Waterfall
    A garden at 5 kms from Narmada Udgam. Here some medicinal plants are cultivated and are on display alongwith a fruit orchard.

Destinations within reach from Amarkantak

  • Bilaspur ( 118 Km )

    Bilaspur is one of the largest towns in Chhattisgarh is access point to visit Achanakmar Wildlife more

  • Kawardha ( 145 Km )

    Kawardha, alongwith Bhoramdeo is the first point of access while entering Chhattisgarh from Kanha more

  • Kanha ( 165 Km )

    Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). more

  • Umaria ( 170 Km )

    Umaria is a raihead and access point to visit neighboring Tiger sanctuary of Bandhavgarh (32 more

  • Raipur ( 206 Km )

    Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh. In Chhattisgarh, Raipur is the only airport and best placed to more

  • Jabalpur ( 225 Km )

    Jabalpur is a transit point for accessing wildlife destinations of Kanha (165 km) and Bandhavgarh more

  • Durg ( 227 Km )

    Durg at the distance of 39 kms from Raipur is gained importance as an industrial center after the more

  • Bargi ( 260 Km )

    Bargi Dam is a local getaway situated on Jabalpur - Nagpur NH-7 highway for tourists to enjoy more

  • Rewa ( 271 Km )

    Rewa is also known as land of white tigers and to this day white tigers are still kept at the more

  • Maihar ( 300 Km )

    Maihar lies on the Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho route at about 104 kms from Bandhavgarh and 140 kms more

  • Satna ( 309 Km )

    Satna is a convenient railhead to access Khajuraho and Panna. Chitrakoot is also accessible from more

  • Nagod ( 342 Km )

    Nagod lies on the Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh Route equidistant (125 kms) from both Khajuraho and more

  • Pench ( 359 Km )

    Pench (90 kms from Nagpur) is a wildlife destination known for its Tiger population and over 280 more

  • Panna ( 359 Km )

    Panna National Park on the outskirts of the ancient town of Panna at 40 kms from the world more

  • Kanker ( 372 Km )

    Kanker is part of trival heartland of Chhattisgarh and home to Kanker Palace, an experiential more

  • Ramtek ( 394 Km )

    Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, more

  • Nagpur ( 432 Km )

    Nagpur is a major city in eastern part of Maharashtra and an access point to visit Tiger more

  • Alipura ( 457 Km )

    Alipura is a luncheon mid-way stopover on the Jhansi - Khajuraho route (92 kms from Khajuraho) and more

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Nearest Airport in Amarkantak
  • Raipur Airport ( RPR ) , Raipur-206 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Amarkantak
  • Bilaspur Junction ( BSP ), Bilaspur-118 Kms
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