Divine Amarkantak

AMARKANTAK

The king
of pilgrimages
Divine Amarkantak
22.6822° N, 81.7532° E

Divine Amarkantak

  • Teerthraj - The King of Pilgrimages

    AMARKANTAK IS KNOWN AS THE TEERTHRAJ - THE KING OF PILGRIMAGES

  • The Meeting Point of Vindhya

    THE MEETING POINT OF VINDHYA, MAIKAL AND SATPURA RANGES

  • The Narmada River - Holiest River

    THE NARMADA, ONE OF THE HOLIEST RIVERS OF INDIA, ORIGINATES HERE

  • Sant Kabir - Mystic Poet

    MYSTIC POET, SANT KABIR, IS SAID TO HAVE MEDITATED AT KABIRCHABUTRA, AMARKANTAK

  • Amarkantak - Variety of Medicinal Plants

    THE FORESTS SURROUNDING AMARKANTAK CONTAIN A RICH VARIETY OF MEDICINAL PLANTS

Why Narmada
turned westwards

Holy Narmada River

The legend of
Narmada Udgam

The legend of Narmada Udgam

Situated at an altitude of 1000 m, Amarkantak is a well frequented Hindu pilgrimage center that is popularly known as ‘Teerthraj’ - ‘the king of pilgrimages’.

The Amarkantak region has a rich natural heritage. It is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. Three rivers - the holy Narmada, the Sone and the Johila - emerge here.

The forests surrounding Amarkantak have a rich variety of plants with medicinal properties, which make it extremely significant from an ecological point of view.

Points of interest

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Nearby Destinations

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Royal Bandhavgarh
Royal Bandhavgarh
171 km 3 hrs 36 mins

Bandhavgarh is a place of mythological and legendary significance. The ancient Bandhavgarh Fort is of great importance as it is believed to have been gifted by Lord Rama to his younger brother Lakshma.

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Kanha National Park
Kanha National Park
157 km 3 hrs 32 mins

Spread across 940 sq.km, Kanha National Park is one of the largest parks in Madhya Pradesh where the majestic royal Bengal tigers are found in good numbers. The Park is respected globally for savin.

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Reaching by Air

Reaching Mandu by Air

Jabalpur Airport is the nearest airport to Amarkantak located at about 300 km from Amarkantak.

Reaching by Rail

Reaching Mandu by Rail

Pendra Railway station is the nearest rail head located at about 40 km from Amarkantak.

Reaching by Road

Reaching Mandu by Road

Amarkantak is well connected by regular bus/cab service with Shahdol, Umaria, Jabalpur, Rewa, Bilaspur, Anuppur and Pendra Road.

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