Located at the confluence point of the river of Narmada and Kaveri, Omkareshwar is one of the most well-known pilgrimage centers in the state of Madhya Pradesh. One of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to the Lord Shiva, Omkareshwar is placed on the islands of Mandhata in river Narmada. The shape of this island looks like the holiest Hindu symbol of ‘Om’. This popular temple town every year attracts an amazing number an amazing number of devotees, who are followers of Lord Shiva. You can also visit Omkareshwar from Mumbai and from Pune during weekend in search of inner peace. This town is dotted with a number of temples. The atmosphere is absolutely serene and tranquil. A visit to Omkareshwar along with the loved ones would be a memorable one.
How to Reach Omkareshwar from Pune
Located at a distance of 12 km away from the city center, the Omkareshwar railway station is well-connected to Mumbai through regular trains. Once at the Omkareshwar station, you can hire a taxi to the city center.
The nearest airport to Omkareshwar is the Indore airport that is situated at a distance of 80 km. This airport is connected to all the major airports of the country including Mumba. From the Indore airport, taxi service is available to Omkareshwar.
Hiring a taxi or renting a cab from Mumbai to Omkareshwar would also be a suitable one. The other option is to go for state- owned bus or private luxury buses.
Located at a distance of 91km away from Omkareshwar, Chhanera railway station receives train from Pune. Once at this railway station, you can hire a taxi to the city center.
Indore airport is the nearest airport to Omkareshwar that is 80 km away. This airport is connected to the Pune airport. Once you get down at the Indore airport, you can rent a taxi to Omkareshwar.
If you wish to travel by road to Omkareshwar from Pune, you can rent a cab. Another way is to board state- owned buses or a private tourist bus.