Things to do in Omkareshwar
Adventures and Sports
There is no as such adventure and sports available in Omkaershwar. But one can go Hanumantiya Island which is 95 km away. This place has many activities like Jet Ski, Water Zoombing, Motor Boat and Paragliding which are fun filled activities. Even a ferry ride is available to see the temple and take a dip in the holy water.
Trekking and Hiking
Another enjoyable activity in Omkareshwar is trekking. One can travel through the forest and experience the adventure of it. There are trained coaches and assistants who can guide the way and help you to enjoy trekking.
Omkareshwar is basically an island. One can enjoy camping there on the banks of Narmada river.
Omkareshwar is a religious place.It is famous for the temples which are present there. The main temple is Omkareshwar temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is an ancient holy city of Hindu’s.
Omkareshwar is a peaceful religious destination. It is a place where one can bring positivity to one’s life. Yoga and exercises done at this place early in the morning with the prayers from the temple is the best thing.
Places to visit in Omkareshwar
Omkareshwar Temple There are 12 most Jyotirlinga in total and Omkareshwar temple is the fourth one out of them. Jyotirlingas are at that places where it is believed that Lord Shiva appeared in the form of light. A total of 64 Jyotirlingas is there. This place is one of the most sacred places for Hindus and in fact the main reason that why people visit Omkareshwar.
Kajal Rani caves This ancient land has beautiful caves which tell about the history of the place. This place is 9 km away from Omkareshwar. This place does not only tell the history but also gives the view of long beautiful stretches of land. It is a favorite tourist place.
Siddhant Temple This temple has a beautiful architecture. The craftsmanship involved in making this temple is worth giving a lot of appreciation. This temple is according to the Brahminic architecture style. There are beautiful carvings on the ceilings. There is a carved elephant at the outer boundary which is just worth looking at.
Food and Shopping in Omkareshwar
Omkareshwar has many few eating options. Being a religious place Vegetarian food is served in the restaurants. The famous dishes of this place are Jalebi, Rabdi and Gulab- Jamuns
Shopping in Omkareshwar There are a lot of shopping options in Omkareshwar. While visiting the temples, there are small shops and stalls from where you can buy handicraft material, small shivlingas in marble stone and wood, artifacts and other religious items. Even one can shop authentic local sweets which have a very good taste and can be taken back home.
How to reach Omkareshwar
There is no bus route as such which will take you exactly at the destination. If one is traveling through bus then the nearest bus stand is Mhow which is 48 km away from the destination.
How to reach Omkareshwar by Car
You may hire a cab from Delhi which will take one to Omkareshwar. The taxi ride will take almost 18 hours as the distance is 982 km.
How to reach Omkareshwar by Train
The nearest railway station is 12 km away but this one is not connected to some of the cities. So one needs to preferably reach Indore railway station and from there travel to Omkareshwar by using a cab.
How to reach Omkareshwar by Air
The nearest airport is Indore which is 77 km away from the destination.
Omkareshwar Distance From Nearby Places
Delhi 982 km
Ghaziabad 1000.3 km
Indore 78 km