The Best Things To Do in Amarkantak

The town is small enough to be covered within a day. However, to feel the essence of Amarkantak, one must consider a stay of 2-3 days. If you have been wondering what to see in Amarkantak, you are for a delight! Apart from many temples and other pilgrimage spots, the town is abundant with several waterfalls and hikes. Essentially being a pilgrim town, there could be no better way than to begin your advent here with the Narmada Udgam Temple. This large temple complex houses the Kund – the origin of the Narmada river. This is indeed, the must-see attraction of Amarkantak. Do not miss out on the Ancient Temples of Kalachuri, Kapil Dhara, Dudh Dhara Falls, Shri Yantra Mandir, Son Udgam Temple, Shri Sarvodaya Digamber Jain Temple, Amareshwar Mahadev Temple, Bhrigu Kamandal and the Kabir Chabutra either. You can also experience wilderness in its best form in the forests here. The popular destinations of the Kanha and Bandhavgarh tiger reserve is close by too.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Amarkantak, India

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  1. Narmada Udgam Temple

    #1 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Narmada Udgam Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Narmada Udgam Temple Complex consists of a number of small temples and attractions of immense religious importance to Hindus. The most important temples in the complex are the Maa Narmada Temple, Shiv...Read more

  2. Ancient Temples Of Kalachuri

    #2 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Ancient Temples Of Kalachuri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Just like the name gives away, the Ancient Temples of Kalachuri were built hundreds of years ago by the Kalachuri Maharaja – Karnadeva. The exact dates of construction are said to be around 1042...Read more

  3. Kapil Dhara Waterfall

    #3 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Kapil Dhara Waterfall

    Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Just 6 kilometers from its inception point, the Narmada River falls down a height of almost 100 feet to get its first waterfall – the Kapil Dhara. The location of this scenic waterfall is absolu...Read more

  4. Dudh Dhara

    #4 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Dudh Dhara

    Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The term Dudh Dhara basically means a milk stream when translated into English and there is an interesting story behind this name. Mother Narmada (river) came in the vision of the Prince of Rewa, to w...Read more

  5. Shri Yantra Mandir

    #5 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Shri Yantra Mandir

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 484886

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Shri Yantra Mandir is a temple dedicated to the Goddesses Kali, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Bhuvaneshwari. The architecture of the temple will surely catch your eye and leave you completely in a loss f...Read more

  6. Son Nadi Ka Udgam

    #6 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Son Nadi Ka Udgam

    Tags: Temple, View Point, River

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Apart from being the starting point of the great river Narmada, Amarkantak is also home to two other rivers, namely, Son and Johila. The River Son is one of the biggest rivers of India and is as impor...Read more

  7. Shri Sarvodaya Digambar Jain Temple

    #7 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Shri Sarvodaya Digambar Jain Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Unlike the other temples and attractions of Amarkantak, the Shri Sarvodaya Digambar Jain Temple is not ancient or in ruins. Instead it is a recently constructed architectural marvel that houses one of...Read more

  8. Amareshwar Mahadev Temple

    #8 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Amareshwar Mahadev Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Bilaspur, Chattisgarh

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Amareshwar Mahadev Temple is a beautiful, grand temple that is mainly dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. This temple is a representation of all the 12 Jyotirlings that are spread all over In...Read more

  9. Bhrigu Kamandal

    #9 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Bhrigu Kamandal

    Tags: Cave

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bhrigu Kamandal is actually a small cave, located quite close to Amarkantak, which is said to have been the sadhna (spiritual practice) place for Maharishi Bhrigu, a highly learned sage and one of the...Read more

  10. Kabir Chabutra

    #10 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Kabir Chabutra Image
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    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: State Highway 22, Madhya Pradesh 495116

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located a short distance away from the pilgrim town of Amarkantak lies the famous shrine for Saint Kabir, a very popular mystic poet and saint, called the Kabir Chabutra. Saint Kabir spent a lot of ti...Read more

  11. Narmada Kund

    #11 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak
    Narmada Kund

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 484886

    Narmada Kund is a pilgrimage site where River Narmada, the fifth largest River in India emerges. Pilgrims visiting the site are known to carry water from one end to the other end of the River to offer...Read more

  12. Kapildhara Waterfall

    #12 of 12 Things To Do in Amarkantak

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