Parikrama Of Omkar Hill


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Distance (From Omkareshwar Bus Station): 1 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3 Hours

Place Location: On Mandhata Island

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1 km from Omkareshwar Bus Stand, Parikrama Path is a circumambulatory marg around Omkar Hil in the holy town of Omkareshwar. It is one of the top things to do in Omkarshwar.

The Omkar Parikrama Path starts from the Ghat on Mandhata Island. According to Hindu mythology, a walk around a positive source of energy provides one with positive energy too. It is considered to be a sacred thing and what better way to do it than a parikrama across the entire island. The route stretches about 8 km and takes around 3 hours to complete and is not very difficult. The whole area is also very picturesque as this stretch is along the island.

Visitors to Omkareshwar can do the parikrama of Omkareshwar by going around the hill. However, there are ups and downs in the form of stairs and one can see several ashrams and temples en route. The route includes the confluence of the two rivers.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free