Honeymoon in Omkareshwar
The holy city of Omkareshwar is the source of belief and veneration for millions of people in India. Situated on the scenic island of Mandhata on holy river Narmada, Omkareshwar guards the union of River Narmada and Kaveri. City of Omkareshwar is an epitomic honeymoon getaway for those who look forward to start their new life in a scenic and soulful place, with the blessing of the Almighty. For those, for whom the most romantic honeymoon idea is to go to a pilgrimage in India, Omkareshwar is the best place for honeymoon offering solace, natural beauty, quietness, harmony and spiritual bliss.
Honeymoon in Omkareshwar
Main attraction of the city is expressively embedded in its name only. City of Omkareshwar is known and thronged by thousands and thousands of pilgrim travelers to take a visit to the Omkareshwar Temple of Lord Shiva. The temple is a highly venerated and one of the most auspicious temples for Hindus. Omkareshwar Mahadeva Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, and is also known as Mamaleshwar Mahadeva Temple or Omkar Mandhata Temple.
Having known the city, now know about its honeymoon charm and attractions. The main honeymoon attractions are:
- Location: Situated on an island, circled by river and divided into two parts (Southern city and northern city) by a deep ravine; the city gives a very exciting fell to the travelers and tourists.
- Temple: Omkareshwar and Amareshwar Temples are very significant Hindu temples, influencing and inspiring thousands of pilgrims to head towards the city.
Island Topography: Shape of the island of Mandhata, represents the shape of ‘OM’.
Other attractions or honeymoon spots of the city include:
Omkareshwar Mandir Parikrama
- Shri Govind Bhagavatpaada Cave
- Meeting Point of Narmada and Kaveri
- Kedareshwar Temple
- Siddhanath Temple
- Kajal Rani Cave
- 24 Avatars
- Ranmukteshwar Temple
- Gauri Somnath Temple
- Satmatrika Temple
- Ahilya Ghat
Nearby cities or honeymoon spots that you can include in your honeymoon trip to Omkareshwar are:
Ajanta & Ellora
Honeymoon Hotels in Omkareshwar
While on your honeymoon trip to Omkareshwar you can easily make a pick of the hotel according to your affordability and preference. Best hotels and resort of Omkareshwar are:
- Shree Radhekrishna Resort, Omkareshwar
- Narmada Resort, Omkareshwar
- Ganesh Guest House, Omkareshwar
- Geeta Shree Hotel, Omkareshwar
Best Time to Visit Omkareshwar
Island of Omkareshwar is in Madhya Pradesh, near Indore, and receives extreme weather conditions, both in summer and winter. The heat and exhaustion of summer makes travelling to around the city very inconvenient and so uneasy is the humid and wet season of rain. Most ideal time to plan a trip to Omkareshwar, to enjoy the best of sightseeing is post monsoon, between the months of September to March.
How to Reach to Omkareshwar
Travelers going by air will have to get down at Indore’s Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport and further take a cab/bus/train to Omkareshwar.
Omkareshwar Railway Station is well linked by central railway gauge and can be reached easily by boarding a train from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ratlam, Indore, Bhopal, etc. Other nearby stations to get down at, are at Talvadya and Indore.
Regular line of buses, both interstate and luxury tourist buses, ply between Omkareshwar and other major cities of Madhya Pradesh and nearby states like Delhi, Ujjain, Khandwa, Indore, etc.
What Things to Carry to Omkareshwar
Remember Omkareshwar is a pilgrim destination and the nearby attractions also are of historic origin, so pick your clothes accordingly. Do not forget to keep travel essentials like towels, toiletries, fragrances/perfumes, make-up kit, sunglasses, skin protections, accessories, etc. Also take a backpack and all your needful medicines with you. And also take a torch, extra batteries and a cover bag for camera with all needful accessories and equipments of your mobile and camera. Please keep your luggage light and your shoes must be comfortable for long hours’ walk.
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Along with other marriage preparations, get your honeymoon booking also done in advance. Call your tour coordinator to book your honeymoon trip on your behalf, or you can yourself also call the hotels and get your desired honeymoon package booked for you.