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Omkareshwar Tourism

The Om shaped city of Omkareshwar lies on the banks of river Narmada and is home to one of the twelve Jyothirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered to be one of the most revered and pious sites in the country. Apart from The Omkareshwar Temple, this religious city is home to many other temples and places of worship that makes it a major pilgrim centre in Madhya Pradesh. It attracts huge number of visitors and devotees from all over the country. Its strategic location, easy accessibility, plethora of tourist and religious sites make this place one of the most sought after tourist sites in the country.

Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation LtdMadhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd
Address: Paryatan Bhawan, Bhadbhada Road, Bhopal - 462 003.
Fax: +91-755-2779476/2774289
Hotel Booking Phone No: +91-755-2778383
Transport Booking Phone No: +91-755-2775572
Omkareshwar Tourist Helpline - 18002337777 (8 am to 8 pm)

Best Time to Visit Omkareshwar

The city of Omkareshwar faces extreme climate with very hot summers and cool winters. The rainfall received here is moderate, yet highly unpredictable in nature. An appropriate time to visit this city would therefore be during the period from October to March, when the climate is cool and pleasant and you can enjoy sightseeing with your family and friends. Festivals like Maha Shivratri and other grand celebrations take place during the months of February and March in a grand manner. You also get to be a part of these celebrations, during this period and witness the fanfare and grandeur.

Places of Interest in and around Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar Tourism

Omkareshwar Temple: Home to one of the twelve Jyothirlingas of Lord Shiva, it is one of the most popular temples here that makes this city a popular pilgrim centre.

Gauri Somanth Temple: A three stories temple, home to six feet tall Shiva Lingam and a beautiful statue of Nandi.

Kajal Rani Cave: A beautiful, picturesque cave with mesmerising scenery and a prominent tourist spot in this city.

Shri Omkar Mandhata Temple: Located at the confluence of Narmada and Kaveri rivers, this temple is famous for its swayambhoo Shiva Linga and brilliant architecture.

Siddhanath Temple: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is known for its marvellous Brahminic architecture style, with beautiful elephants in different postures.

24 Avatars: A group of Hindu as well as Jain temples, known for their architectural brilliance.

Fanase Ghat: A beautiful bathing ghat, where you get to witness pilgrims and holy men taking a dip in the waters and meditating on the shores.

Sri Govinda Bhagavatpaada Cave: A beautiful cave, associated with the great seer, Sankaracharya, comprising of a Shiva Linga and a main hall.

Ranmukteshwar temple: Located at the confluence of the holy rivers, Narmada and Kaveri, the pilgrims here offer gram pulses to the deity to please him and get rid of all their sins.

Apart from these, there are many more places of interest like Peshawar Ghat, Satmatrika Temples, Kedareshwar Temple and others, in and around the city of Omkareshwar that you can visit with your family and friends and enjoy.

How to Reach Omkareshwar ?

Being an important pilgrim centre in Madhya Pradesh, Omkareshwar city is well connected by road, rail as well as airways to other major cities, thus making it easily accessible from all over the country. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport at Indore is the airport nearest to Omkareshwar, with regular flights, connecting this city to other major cities. The railway station at Omkareshwar Road is the nearest railway station with meter gauge trains to other nearby cities. The Khandwa Railway Junction and Indore Junction Railway Station are other important railway stations near Omkareshwar city. While taxis and autorickshaws form the major modes of local communication here, various travel agencies provide rental cars, luxury coaches and bus services for the visitors, who wish to travel to nearby locations.

Travel Agencies in Omkareshwar

Being a popular pilgrim centre, this city attracts huge crowds of visitors on a daily basis, especially during festive occasions. There are travel agents and tour operators here, who help planning your trip and take care of all the aspects, including transport, food, accommodation, itirenary and others, letting you sit back, relax and enjoy. They provide tour packages and special discounted offers, to cater to your demands and suit your pocket and at the same time, make your trip a pleasant and a memorable one. Here is a list of travel agencies in Omkareshwar.

Travel Agencies in Omkareshwar

Omkar Spiritual Tours
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Godad Akhada, J P Chowk, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9926902690, 8889510003

Purohit Travel Agency
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Main Market, Shivpuri, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-7280-271260

Vijay Laxmi Travels
Address: 11, Station road, Omkareshwar H O, Near railway station, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9826855100

Safar travels
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Near railway station, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9301227440

Anil Tamrakar Travels
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Near Mamleshwar Temple, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9424007071

Kaushik Travels
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Chandrayangad, Khandwa, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9424007153, 8982198921

Where to Stay in Omkareshwar ?

Hotels in OmkareshwarBeing a religious place, this city is home to numerous dharamshalas, maintained and managed by trusts belonging to different castes and communities. They provide decent lodging services and basic amenities to the visitors. Otherwise, you could also opt to stay in the hotels, resorts and lodges that have been set up here over the recent years, that provide various services and facilities to the visitor, based on their budget, needs and preferences.

Geeta Shree Hotel
Address: Main Road, Omkareshwar H O, Near Omkareshwar Temple, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9926069444, 9754795555

Narmada Resort
Address: Omkareshwar H O, Near NVDA Rest House, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9424796799, +(91)-7280-271455

Adivasi Dharmashala
Address: Near to Bus Stand, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No:91-9754784497

Where to Eat in Omkareshwar ?

For those who wish to enjoy the authentic and traditional cuisines in Omkarehswar, there are numerous restaurants and dhabas that offer a variety of delicious delicacies for the visitors to enjoy. The hygienic ambience, superior quality of food and customer friendly services have made these restaurants popular among the visitors here.

Brahmin Bhaojanalay
Address: Mamaleshwar Rd, Omkareshwar H O, Omkareshwar - 450554

Narmada Restaurant
Address: C/O Narmada Resort, Omkareshwar H O, Near Bus Stand, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-7280-271455

Prasadam Restaurant
Address: Main Road, Omkareshwar H O, Near Omkareshwar Temple, J P Chowk, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9826014443

Batwal Restaurant
Address: Main Market, Omkareshwar H O, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9425333637

Agrawal Restaurant
Address: Main Market, Omkareshwar H O, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9977311484

Geeta Shree Restaurant
Address: C/O Geeta Shree Hotel, Main Road, Omkareshwar H O, Near Omkareshwar Temple, Omkareshwar - 450554
Phone No: +(91)-9926069444

Shopping in Omkareshwar

Being a small and holy city, Omkareshwar does not have large shopping malls or branded retail outlets, where you can enjoy shopping. However, if you are looking forward to buying some exotic handicrafts and unique gifts for your family and friends, you can head off to the local markets and street side shops that sell a variety of these items. There are numerous shops selling religious articles including pooja items, pendants, statues, religious books and other pious items. Those looking forward for an entertaining and engaging shopping experience can head to Indore city near Omkareshwar.