Places to visit in Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi in a glance :

Coordinates : 22.46 N, 78.43

State : Madhya Pradesh

Pachmarhi is a hill station in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh state. It has been the location of a cantonment since British Raj. It is widely known as Satpura ki Rani. Here are a few places to visit in Pachmarhi. 

How to reach Pachmarhi

By air :

Bhopal and Jabalpur airport serves as the nearest airports to Pachmarhi.

By train :

Pipariya railway station is the closest railway station from Pachmarh. It is well connected to the major cities in Madhya Pradesh.

By road :

Plenty of state government and private buses are available for Pachmarhi from nearby cities like Bhopal, Jabalpur, Nagpur amd Indore.

Places to visit in Pachmarhi

Bee falls :

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A beautiful waterfall which provides drinking water to the entire Pachmarhi. Bee falls also provides a picturisque view.

Book your trip to Mussorie from Delhi.

Dhoopgarh :

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The highest point in the Satpura range, Dhoopgarh hilltop is a beautiful spot to see marvellous sunsets and sunrises. However, this point can only be reached by trekking. The trekking route is relatively tough as it passes through some waterfalls and valleys.

Duchess falls :

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One of the most beautiful cascades in Pachmarhi, the Duchess Falls crash over a hundred meters creating a majestic roar. The beautiful waterfalls bifurcate into three different cascades and a tourist has to travel for 4kms to reach the base.

Book your Kasol trip here.

Handi Khoh :

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One of the most beautiful ravines in Central India, Handi Khoh has a 300 feet high precipice in the middle of a dense forest. The place has a mythological history and is believed to be closely associated with Lord Shiva.

Jata Shankar caves :

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The Jata Shankar Caves in Pachmarhi are considered sacred as they are popularly believed to be the place where Lord Shiva concealed himself from the warth of Bhaismasur.

Book your Korbetta trekking trip here.

Pandava Caves :

These caves are believed to provide shelter to the Pandavas during their exile period. It is now a protected monument and tourists flock from all over India to see this place.

Priyadarshini Point (Forsyth point) :

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This is the point from where Captain Jaomes Forsyth discovered Pachmarhi in the year 1857. It was only after this that pachmarhi was recognized as a hill station and a resort. Priyadarshini point gives an eagle’s eye view of the entire hill station and its serene landscape.

Book your Kutti Betta trekking trip here.

What to Eat in Pachmarhi :

Panchmarhi provides several options for food and one must not miss the Gujarati, Maharashtrian and Jain food here. You can relish these local delicacies here in one of their most authentic and rich form. Other than these, the town houses a number of popular cuisines and one won’t run out of choices. The local delicacies of Madhya Pradesh include Dal Bafla, Biryani, Kebabs, Bhutte ki Kees, Korma, Poha, Rogan Josh, Jalebi, Ladoos as well as beverages like Lassi and Sugarcane Juice.


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