Pachmarhi Travel Guide

 

 

places to visit

Pachmarhi is a tourist retreat. During the Diwali and winters season many tourists visit this place, and there are reasonable facilities to accommodate them. Some of the places of tourist interest here are:

* Rajat Prapat (Big Fall)
* Bee Fall
* Pandav Caves
* Bada Mahadev
* Gupt Mahadev
* Chauragarh (Shiv Devotees come here in huge numbers during Mahashivratri)
* Dhupgarh (The highest peak of the Satpuras and Madhya Pradesh)
* Handi Khoh (Deep Valley)
* Apsara Falls (Fairy Pool)
* Jatashanker
* Duchess Fall
* Pachmarhi hill
* Pansy Pool
* Waters meet
* Picadilly circus
* Patharchatta
* Crumps crag
* Lady Robertson's view
* Colletin Crag
* Mount Rosa

The town has many tourist hotels including the hotel run by Department of tourism (Govt. of Madhya Pradesh).private resorts and cottage/hotel are also available There is also a Bharath Scouts and Guides camping site about 4 km from the main town.


 

 

 

Pachmarhi is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh state of central India, also known for the Pachmarhi Cantonment. It is widely known as "Satpura ki Rani" (Queen of Satpura), situated at a height of 1000 m in a valley of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district. The highest point in the central India region and the Vindhya and Satpura range; Dhupgarh at 1100 m is located here.




History

The area was introduced to western world by Captain James Forsyth of the British Army in 1857. Pachmarhi became a hill station and sanatorium for British troops in the Central Provinces of India. The population in 1901 was 3020, rising to double that number in the hot summer months. Pachmarhi also served as the summer capital for the Central Provinces. The forest around the town is home to many rare varieties of plants. UNESCO added Pachmarhi park to its list of Biosphere Reserves in May 2009