Jatashankar Vrindavan Trek with Camping, Pachmarhi
Jata Shankar Cave is a prominent religious destination, visited by tourists year-round. As per a mythological belief, Lord Shiva hid inside the cave, due to the fear of demon Bhasmasur. Inside the cave there are naturally formed 108 Shiva lingam. Water in the cave flows from an unknown point as no one has ever seen or reached the starting point. This stream of water is also popularly known as 'Gupt Ganga'.About the Activity:The cave lies in the hills of Pachmarhi and the trek that takes you to the cave passes through the jungles of Satpura National Park. Apart from the dense jungle around the cave, another element that adds a certain flavor of adventure to the trek is the hilly and rocky nature of the trail, which makes walking here very exciting, with the end result feeling the most rewarding of all things that you will see during this trek. Along with the same, camping, photography, zip-line, rock climbing etc can also be undertaken at the campsite.About the Stay:Comfortable Camping Tents on double sharing basis, that comes along with constructed washrooms. The camp has a camping capacity of more than 40 people.How to Reach:Jatashankar Cave lies in the hills of Satpura National Park, in Pachmarhi. You can reach this hill station by road from the nearest town of Pipariya, which is well connected to the rest of the state through roads. Pipariya also happens to be the nearest railway head, giving it extra connectivity from the rest of the cities of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest airport that you can find is in Bhopal, from where you can take road transport or a train to reach Pipariya.