Neemuch is a charming little district beautifully placed in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. Sharing its borders with the hot state of Rajasthan, Neemuch is famed for housing many industries. Neemuch offers enliven surroundings where you can witness the delightful vistas of nature at its full bloom. The place with good number of stop over locations is emerging as a fast growing travellers hotspot.
Sukhanandji Ashram located in a rich scenic locale is popular for its ancient cave, natural spring and a sanctum dedicated to Lord Shiva. The ancient 11th century Nava Toran temple situated at a tiny village called Khor proudly exhibits its artistic greatness. The gushing waters of River Chambal flow across the Gandhi Sagar wildlife Sanctuary which is known to have good collection of fauna and a bewitching spread of rich coloured flowers. Morwan Dam and Gandhi Sagar Dam are also the other spots which merit a visit.
Neemuch is also a house for major industries. Cement industries, handloom industries and many chemical factories are the main means of lively-hood for the localities. This place is also famed for many ophthalmic centres which provide free medicines and low cost surgeries for the weaker sections. The city is also known for having the highest eye donating percentage in India.
Mesmerizing natural beauty and pristine environment make this place a much sought tourist attraction in Madhya Pradesh. Neemuch is a recommended place for those tourists who love to spend their leisure time in the lap of Mother Nature.
October-March is the best time to visit Neemuch.
PLACES TO VISIT
Sukhanandji Ashram : Sukhanandji Ashram located in a rich scenic locale is popular for its cave and a sanctum dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a natural spring which springs up to the surface with continual supply of water. It is believed that the spring is created by the sage named Suka. The place comes alive with two vibrant fairs on Baisakh Purnima and Haryali Amavashya.
Nava Torana Temple : This ancient 11th century temple situated in a tiny village called Khor proudly exhibits its artistic greatness. The alleyway is made up of embellishing arches and huge pillars. The temple is dedicated to the esteemed Varaha Swamy.
Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary : Is known to have good collection of fauna and a bewitching spread of rich coloured flowers.
Gandhi Sagar Dam : Gandhi Sagar Dam is one of the oldest dams built in the year 1960 on the waters of Chambal River. The dam water is used for irrigation purpose and there is also a hydro-electric power station.
HOW TO REACH
By Train : Having a railway station in its vicinity Neemuch connects the cities of Indore, Meerut, Bhandra and Udaipur by trains.
By Air : Indore has the nearest airport.
By Road : Neemuch has many buses to major cities.