Listed in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for its flora and fauna
Located at an altitude of 1100m which keeps this hill station cool and pleasant
Listed among India’s highest waterfalls, Rajat Prapat, found here, has a single drop of 351 ft
It is believed that the 5 Pandavas visited this place and stayed in caves during their exile
Part of the vast Satpura National Park, adding its charm with several varieties of trees
The British officer who found this treasure
The tale behind Pachmarhi's name
Situated at 1100 m, Pachmarhi, popularly known as 'Satpura ki Rani' (Queen of Satpura), sits beautifully, embellished by nature and history, amidst the Satpura range. Legend says the Pandava brothers visited Pachmarhi during their exile.
This beautiful region in the hills, was discovered by Captain James Forsyth in 1857. This most popular hill station of Madhya Pradesh is a treasure with ancient caves of the Buddhist era residing in harmony with serene waterfalls.
Pachmarhi is sure to make you feel calm, the way you felt when you put your bare feet on the garden grass for the first time, as a child.
Where incredible facts, legends and stories come to life
The British officer
who found this treasure
Pachmarhi is quite a treasure in itself with its natural beauty and ancient caves. But this Indian treasure was discovered by a British officer named James Forsyth.read
The tale behind
Legend says that the 5 Pandava brothers had visited Pachmarhi during their exile. They excavated '5', means 'Pach', 'caves', which means 'marhi', for their shelter.read
A Madhya Pradesh Tourism hotel, it is located in the beautiful Pachmarhi. Offering spacious, airy and well-maintained rooms, it is located at a mere 1 km from the main market area in Pachmarhi and is easily accessible from a lot of tourist spots. It’s a small hotel in an old British-built house.
|Rooms||INR 1990 onwards|
Bhopal International Airport: 195 kms
Pipariya Railway station: 48 kms
Hotel Park View
One of the most exclusive hotels in Pachmarhi, it offers a range of services and facilities. Its 22 well-furnished rooms are equipped with all modern amenities like hot and cold water, direct dialling STD/ISD telephones, TV sets and exclusive room service. The hotel offers a splendid view of the Pachmarhi region with a convenient access.
|Rooms & suites||INR 2000 onwards|
Bhopal International Airport: 195 kms
Pipariya railway station: 51.3 kms
Located near the bus stand, this is one of the premium hotels in the region. Its spacious airy rooms come with splendid balconies. The hotel provides quality service at reasonable prices. Its 8 deluxe rooms and 2 deluxe cottages are fitted with air conditioning and modern bath facilities. The hotel offers easy access to major visiting points of Pachmarhi.
|Rooms & cottages||INR 2000 onwards|
Bhopal International Airport: 232.7 kms
|(07578) 252034, 252587|
Pipariya Railway station: 53.8 kms
The hotel is embellished with a stylish decor and is well-maintained with 25 rooms. The hotel offers an array of facilities like a swimming pool, conference room, fitness equipment and a parking space. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar as well as savour delicious cuisines at the restaurant. The hotel is at a convenient distance from most visiting spots in Pachmarhi.
|Rooms||INR 2000 onwards|
Bhopal International Airport: 200 kms
|(07578) 252533, 252445|
Pipariya Railway station: 50 kms
How to get here?
Reaching by Air
Bhopal airport (195 kms) is the nearest airport. Major airlines connect Bhopal to various cities in India that include Gwalior, Mumbai and Delhi.
Reaching by Rail
The nearest rail station is Pipariya (50 kms). It is on the Mumbai-Howrah line and is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and Bangalore.
Reaching by Road
Bus services to Pachmarhi are available from Bhopal, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Chhindwara, Pipariya and other places. There are 7 buses daily to Bhopal which take just 6-7 hours. Buses are operated by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation as well as other private companies.