Pachmarhi is a gorgeous hill station situated in a popular state of India-Madhya Pradesh. It is a state famous for dense forest, heritage sites and rich history and Pachmarhi remains as an additional flavor to this central centrally located Indian state. Pachmarhi is mostly visited by tourists in monsoon and summer seasons. It is appreciated as a UNESCO Land Reserve and remains as a strength to tourism industry of Madhya Pradesh.

Pachmarhi tour package takes you through some gorgeous places where you feel near to nature. It is sure you can enjoy a memorable experience by sightseeing and indulging in various activities with your partner.

If you have planned for a honeymoon trip or family tour, you should consider visiting Pachmarhi. Though it is small in size, Pachmarhi encompasses historic monuments, ancient caves, densely enclosed National Parks, meandering rivers and pristine waterfalls that makes a memorable adventure.  

22 Places to visit in Pachmarhi

1. Bee Falls :

Visualize volumes of water tumbling from a great height in the midst of the scenic jungle. One of the top places to visit in Pachmarhi is Bee Falls. The moment you reach the falls, you would admire in awe. You need to trek for a few minutes to reach Bee Falls. There are a lot of small vendors selling tea and snacks around the falls. The height of Bee Falls is 35 meters. Apart from admiring the beauty and relishing the snacks, you can also take a dip in this natural freshwater pool.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of 3 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: The entrance cost is INR 15 per person.
Address: Bee Fall Road, Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi, India.
Best time to visit: Bee Falls can be visited throughout the year. If you visit during summers, you can enjoy bathing in this natural pool. When you visit during monsoon, you can see a large volume of waters in this fall.

2. Mahadeo Hills :

The Mahadeo Hills has a general trail from East to the Northeast. The northern slope remains gentle whereas the southern remains steep and descents abruptly. The plateau of Mahadeo hills and slopes were developed millions of years back during the Carboniferous period. One among the three uppermost points in Pachmarhi is the Mahadeo Peak. Here, you can witness the holy tomb of Lord Shiva. Gupt Mahadev is the cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Apart from this temple, there is another shrine devoted to Lord Shiva. This place is referred to as Bade Mahadev. When you are on a trip to Pachmarhi, ensure to visit both the temples. They are largely worshipped and most popular temples in this town. It is sure you would feel relaxed to witness the picture perfect greenery and clear views of nature.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of about 10 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Satpura Range, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

3. Satpura National Park :

Situated on the Satpura Hills, Satpura National Park occupies a large portion of Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh. The meaning of the word Satpura means seven hills. It is actually a Sanskrit word. It has received the name because of a series of hills located in the uplands of central India. When you go for a Safari Ride, you will explore wriggling rivulets, untrodden forests and deep gorges that houses a wide range of animals like endemic Rhesus monkeys, Paradise Fly-catcher, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Honey Buzzard, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Barasingha, Elephants, Leopards, and Water Buffaloes.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 210 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: The entrance cost for Gypsy is INR 2100 and for Indians INR 1250.
Address: Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh, Hoshangabad, India.
Time required to cover: If you are going on a jungle safari, it takes about half a day to complete the sightseeing and safari trip.

4. Pandav Caves :

One of the popular places to visit in Pachmarhi is the Pandav Caves. It is a collection of five ancient rock-cut temples with roughly carved pilasters and columns and naturally grown gardens. These attractive caves are masked with numerous stories belonging to different eras. It was believed that it was lastly carved by Buddhist Monks as they utilized the caves for meditation. The eco effect around the caves helped them in a great way for meditation.    

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 2 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about one to two hours to cover this place.

5. Handi Khoh :

It is a 300 feet tall vertical cliff remaining as the best ravine in India. Surrounded by wriggling water streams and dense forest, Handi Koh has several ancient stories connected to it. If you want to enjoy a fun trek or admire the enticing nature, Handi Koh is the best place to visit in Pachmarhi.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 4.5 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about one to two hours to cover this place.

6. Dutchess Fall :

One of the popular and gorgeous falls in Pachmarhi is the Dutchess Fall. It attracts a large number of tourists all around the year. When you trek for about 10 minutes along the downhill, you could hear the calming roar of water tumbling from a height and witness the beautiful sight of Dutchess Fall.  Ensure to enjoy the delicious Maggi dish served near the falls. It takes more lip-smacking at this spot. Dutchess Falls is a lovely spot where you would definitely feel like visiting again.

Distance: It is situated at the distance of approximately 3 km. from Bhrant Neer, Pachmarhi and 40 km from Pachmarhi bus stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about one to two hours to cover this place.
Popular activities to try: Jungle walk, photography, and hiking.

7. Ramya Kund :

Ramya Kund is a crystal clear natural lake situated 1 km from Reech Garh. Though it is not a very famous place, it remains perfect to visit during monsoon or post monsoon. You need to walk on the plain ground for about 10 minutes and indulge in 300 m trek which would land you at the spring’s mouth.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 6.5 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about three to six hours to cover this place.

8. Vanashree Vihar or Pansy Pool :

It is a lovely small lake perfect for boating. It is bordered by eateries and restaurants and that is the main attraction of this place. People visiting Pansy Pool ensure to munch some snacks and enjoy the lovely views of the lake. It is best to visit during breezy evening hours. It remains as the best escape and relaxing spot. There are certain activities such as camel rides, horse, quad riding, swings, etc. close to the lake, which you can enjoy these activities and also spend some quality time with your friends and family. It is recommended to visit between sunrise and sunset hours.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 2 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Hoshangabad District, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about one to two hours to cover this place.

9. Bison Lodge Museum :

It is a well-maintained museum in Pachmarhi. Bison Lodge Museum is the beginning point for local sightseeing excursions. You need to pay a fee for sightseeing excursions such as guides, jeep, and permits. When you visit inside the lodge, you would find maps, graphs, models, and photos of Pachmarhi displaying rich fauna, flora, history and interesting places.

The entrance is decorated with a lovely garden. It is the place where you can explore, sit and appreciate the serenity of the hill station. The museum also displays stuffed animals such as Tigers, Lions, Crocodiles, etc. It was constructed in 1862 by Bison Lodge. It is said to be the oldest constructions in Pachmarhi. Captain Forsyth has used the museum as his residence long ago.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 2.5 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: The entrance cost is INR 660 per person.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

10. Begum Palace Ruins :

Plan for a road trip to explore this mysterious and lovely palace. As it is constructed several decades back, it is finding hard to maintain the same elegance. However, it is fascinating to witness the ruins of Begum Palace. The place is surrounded by nomadic sense due to its location. It is located near Ambaji Temple that is on Pipariya Road. It is a private two-floor building. If you wish to discover some isolated and less visited places in Nainital, it is must to visit Begum Palace ruins.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 3 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: 19-A, Pipariya Road, Madhya Pradesh State Highway, next to Ambaji Temple.
Time required to cover: It takes about fifteen to twenty minutes to cover this place.

11. Chieftain’s Cave :

If you are a person who loves to witness prehistoric rock paintings, you need to visit Chieftain’s Cave. It is located in Satpura Forest Reserve. Being one of the popular places to visit in Nainital, Chieftain’s Cave has tourists all through the year. The visitors get attracted watching several rock caves in this region. It is located deep within the forest and you need to visit with a tour guide. Inside the cave, you can find sketches of hunting sceneries, animals of the Stone Age and soldiers defending on horses with swords and shields. History buffs and anthropology enthusiasts visit these caves to gain a lot of knowledge.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 12 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

12. Reechgarh :

Reechgarh offers you an adventurous experience where you need to pass through the rift and adjust the body direction as you step into the woods. It is formed in the middle of two rocks that is bigger at the bottom. The rift is almost 400 meters long. The path is uneven, treacherous and slightly bottleneck in middle. Reechgarh is the most suggested place to visit in Pachmarhi. You need to wear good shoes to climb some uneven boulders and rocks. Another important attraction is the calm breeze that keeps blowing as you reach the passage. You would feel great when you completely cover the ridge as it opens to the other entrance of the mountain.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 12 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

13. Pachmarhi Catholic Church :

It is a peaceful and lovely place that can be visited for Sunday mass and prayer. As there are very few Catholic families living in and around Pachmarhi, Pachmarhi Catholic Church is opened only on Sundays. The distant ceiling, neo-gothic altar, tinted windows, and old world aesthetics explain the beauty of the church. This church was constructed during the 19th century that is 150 years ago. The entrance and outer part of the building may look slightly dilapidated. However, the interiors and the inner portion of the building looks aesthetically sound.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 1 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

14. Gupt Mahadev Cave Temple :

The cave temple is almost 40 feet long with a beautiful tomb of Lord Shiva. As the cave is narrow, it can accommodate only eight devotees. The cave also consists of idols of Shiva Lingam and Lord Ganesha carved in the best natural form. It is hard to follow the path which would lead to Bada Mahadev and Gupt Mahadev caves. It is an adventurous experience to visit and remains memorable for years.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 12.5 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

15. Apsara Vihar Waterfall :

Being a tiny waterfall, Apsara Vihar Waterfalls has a lovely pool and remains as a popular picnic spot in Pachmarhi. It is the best place to visit with family and friends. You would spend a couple of hours in this place because of its peaceful ambience and soothing atmosphere. It is one of the famous places to visit in Pachmarhi. There are also some stalls selling tea and snacks which serves best to satisfy your hunger. You need to walk about 10 minutes on the downhill trail to reach this waterfall.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 2.6 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: To enter the forest, you need to pay INR 150 per head.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.
Popular for activities: Jungle walking and hiking.

16. Jata Shankar Cave :

Jata Shankar Caves has stone structures which look like Sheshnag. According to Hindu mythology, Sheshnag means hundred headed snake. It is also assumed that Lord Shiva hid within this cave to save himself from Mahisasur. When you visit this cave, you can see a beautiful natural Shiva Lingam placed under the huge rock’s shadow. It is worshipped and visited by hundreds of devotees from various places. It is one of the important places to visit in Pachmarhi as it gives a different experience.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 1.5 km. from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Jata Shankar Road, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

17. Chauragarh Temple :

Situated in the midst of undulating forests and verdant valley, Chauragarh Temple positions exact at the top of Chauragarh. Chota Mahadeo is the other name of this temple. It is a respected shine devoted to Lord Shiva. It is not an easy task to reach this temple. You need to cover around 1250 steps to land the temple. It is truly worth as you can witness the lovely scenes of the surroundings. It is one of the important sacred places to visit in Pachmarhi. Ensure to take your camera so that you can capture a lot of lovely landscapes around.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 15 km from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

18. Rajat Prapat or Silver Fall :

Taking a drop from about 350 feet high cliff, Silver Fall similar to the silver strip falling straight to the forest. It is actually the mountain’s opposite side. If you wish to witness the falls from one end, then you need to climb upon the hills for a few minutes. After climbing the top, you can see the beautiful Satpura hill range and green enveloped fall. It is definitely one of the most worthwhile places to visit in Pachmarhi.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 6 km from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand  (3 km travel and 3 km Trek).
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about thirty minutes to one hour to cover this place.

19. Priyadarshini Point or Forsyth Point :

Captain Forsyth discovered Forsyth Point in 1857 and that explains the name. It is a place where you could witness layers of hills continuing one after the other and surrounded with mist and clouds. Priyadarshini Point is one among the few important places to visit in Pachmarhi boasting an incredible scenery.

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 7 km from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about one to two hours to cover this place.

20. Dhupgarh : 

The highest peak in the Satpura Hill Range is the Dhupgarh. It offers mesmerizing views from the top portion. The meandering streams and spiritual surroundings around the peak provides views of lesser Vindhya range and Satpura ranges. The plateau presents a heavenly look with its rough scarps with clefts and ravines. Many people are not aware of this place. The Dhupgarh Fall and serene ecosystem are the major attractions of this place.  

Distance: It is situated at a distance of approximately 10 km from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand.
Entry cost: There is no entry fee for this place.
Address: Pachmarhi, Satpura Mountain Range, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Time required to cover: It takes about two to three hours to cover this place.

21. Piccadilly Circus :

Tridhara or Piccadilly Circus is another popular place to visit in Pachmarhi. At this spot, you can witness the confluence of two waterfalls. The views are pretty impressive. It is best to plan a picnic around this spot as you can spend some good time in the lap of nature.

22. Fuller’s Khud or Waters Meet:

It is a spot on Denwa brook where lakes of water decorate the small area. It is one of the popular picnic spots in Pachmarhi. It’s quite ambience and scenic location lets you enjoy some good moments with your loved ones.

Exploring this beautiful hill station in Madhya Pradesh is quite adventurous and wonderful. Pachmarhi has all kinds of attractions like wildlife, historical places, temples, hilltops, and caves. It is sure you would never feel disappointed when you cover all the places in Pachmarhi. What’s next? Plan a trip to Pachmarhi and enjoy the best vacation. Happy touring!

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