Enjoy Leisure Time In The Beauty of Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

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Our country entails so many hill stations, which are meant to see a natural beauty. The hill station situated in Madhya Pradesh, on Satpura Hills, is one of the spectacular places you must visit. It is located on a plateau which is 2,500 ft (762 meters) above sea level. Pachmarhi has buildings of exotic architecture, the weather is pleasant throughout the year, and it attracts tourists during monsoon, when its greenery is at its peak, and you can also enjoy marvelous waterfalls in this area. It is home to different types of temples, making for great tourist attractions where activities like walking and trekking are carried out. This hill station beholds natural and scenic beauty, providing mental peace to the people. There are so many overwhelming places to visit in Pachmarhi and here we are giving you 12 of them.

1. Bee Falls

-- Bee Fall -- pachmarhi

Posted by Tebin Photography on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

The popular waterfall in Pachmarhi, a large number of the tourists flock to this place. This waterfall provides a stunning view of the surrounding area which is spellbinding. Bee Falls is well known as “Jamuna Prapat” and it endows drinking water to the people of Pachmarhi. Tourists not only enjoy the natural beauty of this waterfall but also take pleasure in fun loving activities like having a bath in the pool.

Bee Falls

Address: Satpura National Park, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881

Website: Bee Falls

2. Pandava Caves

View From Pandav Cave, Pachmarhi
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One of the finest collections of India’s historic memories is Pandava Caves. People from far-flung places visit this place to know more about ancient India. During the exile of Pandavas (heroes of Mahabharata), these caves endowed shelter to them. As Pandavas were five in number along with their wife, Draupadi, there were six caves (one for each). You will also find one gorgeous garden near the caves. Pandava Caves consists of Draupadi Kuti (an area which is clean and airy) and Bheem Kothari (the dark one). Additionally, it is also the religious place for Buddhists.

Pandava Caves

Address: Satpura National Park, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881

3. Dhoopgarh

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Posted by Uttam Gurjar on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

In the Satpura Mountain ranges at Pachmarhi, there lies an entrancing picnic spot, Dhoopgarh, which is also famous by the name of Harvatsa Kot. The lovely scenery of sunrise and sunset in Dhoopgarh attracts so many tourists who come from different corners of the world. You can trek to this place, and while trekking you will pass through several valleys and waterfalls.


Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

4. Rajat Prapat Viewpoint

Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, this beautiful hill station is famous for cave paintings in the forest, viewpoints, waterfalls and a lake

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This place is known as silver falls, because when the water comes into contact with the sunlight, it shimmers like silver. To enjoy this place completely, it is advisable to trek here and capture the beauty of shining water with your eyes.

Rajat Prapat Viewpoint

Address: Raja Prapat, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

5. Jata Shankar Caves

Jatashankar temple cave

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The most sacred and religious place of Hindus is Jata Shankar Caves. In this place, Lord Shiva took rest when a demon, Bhasmasur, was looking for him. The caves possess natural shiv lingam under the silhouette of the huge rock. The formation of the stones in these caves resembles the mythological hundred-headed snake, Sheshnag. The rocks in these caves bear a resemblance to the matted hair of Lord Shiva, and that gave the name ‘Jata Shankar’ to these caves.

Jata Shankar Caves

Address: Satpura National Park, Jatashankar Rd, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881

Website: Jata Shankar Caves

6. Apsara Vihar

Apsara vihar of Pachmarhi hill station queen of satpura in m.p

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The next must-see location of Pachmarhi is Apsara Vihar. This is the happening place for tourists and comprises of a waterfall and pool. The location of this pool is near the Pandavas Caves. As you move towards the fall, the water of the pool gets deeper. Take a dip and enjoy swimming and diving at the shallow end.

Apsara Vihar

Address: Near Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh 461881

7. Mahadeo Hill

Mahadeo Hill - Panchmarhi

Posted by Sudipto Chakraborty on Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Another religious place for Hindus in Pachmarhi is Mahadeo Hills. These hills are popular because of the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, and countless tourists visit this holy place to pay homage to Lord Shiva. A divine idol of Lord Shiva and the most stunning Shiv lingam adds to the beauty of the place. The eastern part of these hills comprises a cave, along with a holy pond which is meant for the devotees to take dips in and have blessings of the Lord.

Mahadeo Hill

Address: Mahadeo Hill, Kursidhana, Madhya Pradesh 480559

8. Chauragarh

Chauragarh Temple.

Posted by Madhya Pradesh Tourism on Sunday, 22 September 2013

You need to climb 1,300 steps to reach the holy Chauragarh shrine. During Shivratri, devotees and aficionados carry the giant trident to the shrine with a strong feeling of faith, that enables them to complete the difficult journey with the heavy trident. Offering the tridents by the devotees is a sign of paying homage and honoring Lord Shiva.


Address: Near Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh 461881

9. Handi Khoh

... Handi Khoh
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The most stunning narrow valley of central India is Handi Khoh. It is a fascinating place to visit. This place also has a close connection with Lord Shiva and is situated the height of 300 feet (91 m) in the midst of a dense forest where several tourist activities are carried out, like marble shooting and horse riding. Thus, visiting Handi Khoh would be a great experience.

Handi Khoh

Address: Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh 461881

10. Duchess Falls

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The mesmerizing and astonishing place of Pachmarhi is Duchess Falls. You can only reach there by foot and trekking to Duchess Falls is quite arduous. The falls plunge down into three different cascades and tourists enjoy the pool of this fall. Indubitably, the spellbinding sight and serene sound of this place attracts tourists from all over the world.

Duchess Falls

Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881

Website: Duchess Falls

11. Forsyth Point

Forsyth Point in Pachmarhi . Read the full blogpost here -- http://www.wheelsonourfeet.com/2016/02/06/caves-and-waterfalls-hopping-in-panchmarhi-madhya-pradesh/

Posted by Wheels On Our Feet on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Pachmarhi was discovered by Captain James Forsyth (Forsyth Point) from Forsyth Point (Priyadarshini Point). The eagle eye view of the whole hill station can be seen from this point. The view of the landscape from this point is marvelous, so don’t forget your camera!

Forsyth Point

Address: Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh 461881

12. Satpura National Park

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The best place for the lovers of wildlife and nature is Satpura National Park. Tourists hire vehicles to enter into this place and enjoy beautiful hilly terrains, rivulets, deep gorges and virgin forest locations.

Satpura National Park

Address: Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh

Website: Satpura National Park

Enjoy the fresh air of Pachmarhi!

Pachmarhi is a fabulous hill station and you can readily reach here by all three modes of transport: air, bus, and train. Make a plan to visit Pachmarhi along with your family and friends and experience the beauty of nature.

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