Pachmarhi – A Hidden Gem in Central India

Places to visit in Pachmarhi

Places to visit in Pachmarhi

   

Pachmarhi is a wonderful destination for a variety of reasons, but sight-seeing is one of the best of them. The summer is the best time to explore Pachmarhi and perform significant activities or sight-seeing.

Pachmarhi hills, rich in flora and fauna, are situated at 1,067 meters high in the valleys of Satpura Range. Located in Pachmarhi foothills, Satpura National Park is also a popular destination for camping by the river, hiking, and trekking.

Dhupgarh, Satpura Tiger Reserve, Handi Khoh, Jata Shankar caves, Pandava caves, Apsara Vihar, Bee Falls, and Duchess falls are some popular attractions in Pachmarhi.

Handi Khoh is a small village in the Pachmarhi tehsil of Hoshangabad district. Located at the foothills of the Satpura range, the village is surrounded by forests.

It was a hunting ground for the Maharaja of Gwalior and has some pretty ancient temples which are worth visiting.

Jata Shankar caves – The Jata Shankar caves are a collection of caves located in the village of Jata Shankar, close to Pachmarhi, at the base of a hill.

The cave has a single entrance that has been dug out of the side of the hill. The interior of the cave is approximately 9m high and 10m wide, with a 27m2 floor surface. Four pillars that were chiselled out of the rock and placed inside the cave.

Pandava Caves – The Pandava caves is a large Buddhist rock-cut cave complex in Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh. It was built by the Satavahana dynasty (c. 2nd century BCE to 2nd century CE) and later extended by the Rashtrakuta dynasty (c. 6th to 10th centuries CE).

Duchess falls and Bee Falls is a waterfall located in the Pachmarhi town of Madhya Pradesh, India.Apsara Vihar is the spot to go when you are in awe of the amazing views of nature, whether you are travelling alone, with friends, or with family.

Chauragarh Temple:

It’s a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Pachmarhi, a hill station in Madhya Pradesh, India. It’s popular for its religious significance and beautiful views.

From the top of the hill, you’ll have stunning views of the surrounding landscape, including the Satpura Range and the surrounding forests. You have to climb a bunch of steps to get there. It’s a pretty big temple with a bunch of shrines and religious sites inside it.

Satpura Tiger Reserve – Satpura Tiger Reserve is a protected area in India and it is home to some of the most endangered species in the world.

In 1972, the reserve was established with a total area of 1,837 square kilometers. It is located in the states of Madhya Pradesh. There are over 1,300 plant species and over 500 species of birds in the region, which consists of plains, hills, plateaus, and forests.

A two-day journey is sufficient to experience the city’s wildlife, the national park, and the numerous caves, waterfalls, temples, pools, and sunset locations.

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