A saucer shaped hill resort, Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh is often called as the queen of Satpura Ranges. Situated at an altitude of 1,067 feet, Pachmarhi offers a variety of attractions ranging from ancient caves to beautiful monuments. A famous hill station in the Satpura Range, Pachmarhi is greatly indebted to the highly innovative officer of the British reign, Captain Forsyth for it’s all round development. It was on the recommendation of this great officer Pachmarhi has been converted to a famous Sanatorium and later to a hill station.
The single hill station in Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is a large flat terrain, circled by the snooty knolls of the Satpura range. Its countryside is characterized by rocky hills, woody forests and deep canyons. The lustrous greenery combined with the majestic hills and the cascading waterfalls presents eye-catching scenery to the observer. One among the main attractions of this hilly resort is the spectacular sight it provides when the sun sets in the horizon.
In Pachmarhi, the magnificence of nature is well complimented by the hands of man. Large-scale excavations in this hilly terrain reveal so many ancient caves that are of great value on an archaeological point of view.
Nature is at its best in Pachmarhi. Renowned as the most luxuriant gem of Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is a place where nature has found delicate appearance in numerous charming ways. Green shades cuddle the mountains and everywhere one can hear the placid mutter of flowing water. Bristle paths lead into peaceful forest basins, orchards of jamun, dense sal forests and delicate bamboo thickets.
With all its marvelous spectacles and natural beauty, Pachmarhi is a viewer’s delight.
by Anjan on Jul 26, 2011
During the month of March of 2011 we (myself, my wife and my kids of age 9 years and 18months) visited few places of Madhya Pradesh. This was wonderful trip and most importantly the entire tour happened as per plan.
by Shwetha on Aug 04, 2010
In our quest for the best this monsoon, we drive up the hills and into the wilderness to discover the beauty of the misty hills and rich green canopy in the forests come alive! So, come join us and enjoy nature at its best...
Travel within city
Pachmarhi is a city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The city of Pachmarhi is quite well known in the tourist circles, as it is the only rare hill station present in the region of Central India.
You can travel around the city of Pachmarhi through a variety of options, and the most popular option that tourists normally go for is hiring or renting out a car or four wheeler. Renting out a four wheeler is the most expensive option, as you will need to shell out around Rs 1000 to 1500 in order to rent out a Gypsy for a day.
Pachmarhi is a very small hill station, so most of the must see places can be easily covered by foot. You can opt to walk around the hill station in case you do not have any qualms.
Buses are available in the hill station of Pachmarhi, and these local buses, run by the government, are very few in number and do not provide good service. So being dependent on buses for travelling around Pachmarhi is not a very ideal option. Bus fares range within Rs 3 to 5, though.
You can also rent out a bicycle in order to travel around the hill station of Pachmarhi in an effective way. Renting out a Pachmarhi will cost your around Rs 100 to 120 per day.
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