Amarkantak makes and excellent
Pilgrimage in Madhya Pradesh. Take a temple tour to Amarkantak, a
famous temple city and pilgrimage site of Hindus as it is the source
of the river Narmada and also houses many ancient temple complex.
Amarkantak is where the Vindhaya and the Satpura ranges meet. It is a
pilgrimage for Hindus as it is the source of the rivers Narmada and
Sone. This place is famous for the Amrkantak Shivratri Mela which is
held here annually during the festival of Shivratri. The Mela is
reputed to be about 80 years old.
There is a temple here called Narmada Udgam at the source of the
river Narmada, situated just south of the main road. There are also
several temple ruins and the Kapildhara and Dugdhdhara waterfalls
about 12km away are worth a visit.