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Amarkantak

Lying at the origin of river Narmada and river Sone, Amarkantak is known as the pilgrimage centre or the king of pilgrimages. This place would immediately win your heart with its unique and natural heritage. It has also been home to popular Indian Mystic and Poet Kabir’s meditation practices.

About the locals: The locals are really calm and peaceful people having great traditional values and seriousness towards practice of rituals. Given the environment they live in, it is not at all surprising when you would feel positive vibes all around them.

Sightseeing: Being surrounded by the air, of the king of pilgrimages, you would be paying a lot of visits to temples with powerful uplifting aura and would truly feel blessed. From Narmada Udgam Temple, Ancient Temples of Kalachuri, and Son Udgam Temple, to  Amareshwar Mahadev Temple, Kabir Chabutra,and Jwaleshwar Temple you can visit them all. When you finally think it’s time for a change in the routine you could relax at Durga Dhara Fall, Dudh Dhara Falls or Kapil Dhara Waterfall as well. Finally, if you want to add an exciting activity to your trip, go trekking at Bhrigu Kamandal and get amazed by its sight.

Places to stay

Observing the simplicity of Amarkantak, you would have figured out that the place does not really provide luxurious accommodations. Nevertheless, hotels like Hotel Shree Mata Sadan and Holiday homes provide a descent stay to the tourists.

Places to Eat

It is suggested that you eat at your respective hotel rather than going for roadside eateries.

Travel tips

You should visit Amarkantak in October and November as the place showcases outstanding festivities associated with Deepawali or in February-March when it is full of life with Holi festivities.

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