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Best Sightseeing Places in Pachmarhi
Before planning your Pachmarhi travel, know more about the places that you must visit
while being there.
A prominent tourist landmark in Pachmarhi is Pandav Caves. As per local legends and
beliefs, the five Pandav brothers of epic Mahabharata, along with their wife 'Draupadi',
spent a part of their exile time here. Don't even think of missing a trip to this place on
your Pachmarhi tour.
Constructed by the British in the year 1892, this ancient monument displays an
attractive blend of French and Irish architecture. The church also has an old cemetery
attached to it. The tombstones here dates back to 1859, World War I and World War II.
It is a British church built in the year 1875. Referred to as the most stunning small
church in Madhya Pradesh, the edifice displays an artistic architectural style.
Erstwhile known as Forsyth Point, it was named after Captain James Forsyth who
discovered Pachmarhi from this point. From this point, you can witness spectacular
Apsara Vihar (Fairy Pool):
Located close to the Pandava caves and is accessible only on foot; a waterfall
plummets from a height of 30 ft to form this beautiful pool. Tourists flock to this tourist
attraction to take dips in the refreshing mountain water.
Erstwhile known as 'Andhi Kho' amongst the natives, it is the deepest of all the gorges
at Pachmarhi and is about 300 feet deep. According to legends, Lord Shiva imprisoned
a large snake, which actually was a demon, and buried it in a solid rock in this canyon.
Jatasankar, Rajat Prapat (Big Fall), Mahadeo, Jalawataran (Duchess Fall), Bee Fall,
Chauragarh, Dhoopgarh, Lanjee Giri etc.
Best Time for Holidaying in Pachmarhi
The season of summer lasts in Pachmarhi from the month of May to July and the
mercury could rise up to 35 degree C. Unlike the hill stations of the northern region,
Pachmarhi continues to be an ideal vacationing destination even during winters (from
November till February). On the other hand, the monsoon time in Pachmarhi (from
July to September) experience moderate rain with mist hand in the air and weather
generally remains cloudy. In succinct, the best time to visit Pachmarhi is from the month
of September to May. So, plan your Pachmarhi trip as per your priority season.
Must Buy Things from Pachmarhi
Shopping is a delightful experience for travelers in Pachmarhi. Here, you might not get
stylish items, but there are some interesting things created by the tribal people of the
region are worth giving a shot. You can buy some items in the local markets especially
the tribal crafts made by the Gond and Bastar tribes. The exquisite bamboo work and
canopy work of the tribal people are just commendable. Local paintings from Pachmarhi
are world renowned and should be a must buy thing on your shopping list. You can also
buy local honey, herbal Ayurvedic medicines, marble and jute decorative items (which
would make for some great souvenirs and gifts for your friends and family). So, don't
forget to buy some exclusive items during your Pachmarhi vacation.
Explore Options to Reach Pachmarhi
Prior to booking your Pachmarhi holiday packages, you must checkout the ways
to reach this beautiful city. Read on to know more about different modes of reaching
The closest airport to Pachmarhi is Raja Bhoj Airport located around 195 KM from
Bhopal. This domestic airport connects Pachmarhi to various metropolitan cities like
Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Chennai, Indore, Hyderabad and Raipur to
The closest railway station to Pachmarhi is Pipariya (47 KM). Pipariya station is
connected to many cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Surat, Bengaluru, Howrah, Pune,
Ranchi, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Guwhati, etc. with regular trains. You can hire taxis or
cars to reach Pachmarhi from the railway station.
Government run and private buses commute daily to Pachmarhi from Chhindwara,
Pipariya and Bhopal. MSRTC buses also ply the distance of 167 km between Nagpur