(3500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Madhya Pradesh | India
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Pachmarhi is categorised as Hill Station

Apsara Vihar
Priyadarshini Point
Padmini Lake
Reechgarh (Nivalink Trip Dated - 8 July 2010)
Enroute to Jatashankar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 8 July 2010)
Jatashankar CAve (Nivalink Trip Dated - 8 July 2010)
Enroute to Jatashankar
Pandav Caves
Sunset View
Museum at Dhoopgarh
Handi Khoh
Giant Malabar Squirrel spotted in Pachmarhi
Hill overlooking sunrise point
Gupt Mahadeo
Paragliding in Pachmarhi
View from Sunrise Point
Sankat Mochan Hanuman
Jata Shankar
MP Tourism Bus
Entry to Bada Mahadev
Bee Falls
Boating at Lake
Activity at Lake
Sunset at Lake
Dutchess falls

Reasons to Visit
  • Pachmarhi is the only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, set on a Plateau at about 2500 ft above sea level
  • Pachmarhi is full of charming colonial era architecture buildings and retains an old world charm. Pachmarhi enjoys a pleasant weather almost all through the year (Gets only very cold in Dec and Jan months).
  • Pachmarhi comes alive in Monsoon when waterfalls abound the area.
  • Pachmarhi is good for walks, trekking and for the touristy there are a number of temples to visit as well.
  • As construction in Pachmarhi has been stopped since 1990s, most hotels here are restored colonial buildings.
  • MP Tourism has a set of such hotels with heritage feel having 5 to 15 rooms.
  • Pachmarhi is a destination for those who just want a peaceful stay and for those who want to indulge in sightseeing.
Know It
  • Pachmarhi is all season hill station getaway and visited all round the year For sightseeing around Pachmarhi, guests are required to take a day visit permit and require to travel by Local Jeeps (Car hired from elsewhere cannot be used).
  • Colonial Heritage Hill Stations of India"Pachmarhi (2500+ ft asl) in Madhya Pradesh was setup by British as Summer retreat for the Central Provinces in mid-19th Century. Pachmarhi today retains much of that heritage character and charm on account of complete ban on construction in the area. The colonial era structures are now charming heritage hotels for the heritage and off beat travellers."
  • Hill Stations in West and Central India"Pachmarhi (2500 ft asl) is the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh. Pachmarhi has large open spaces, gardens, a lake (with Boating) and is renowned for its waterfalls, treks, temples and many view points. Pachmarhi is renowned standalone getaway and holiday destination and can be combined with nearby Satpura (80 kms) and Bhopal (200 kms). "
  • Destinations to visit for Holiday Travellers to Madhya Pradesh"Pachmarhi (2500 ft asl - 200 kms from Bhopal) is a renowned hill station having a heritage character. Pachmarhi offers waterfalls, view points, temples and adventure activities such as trekking / paragliding for the holiday travellers. Pachmarhi is very popular with honeymooners and holiday travellers. Typical Stay - 2 - 3 nights."
Access Information

Pachmarhi has 10 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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10 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Pachmarhi

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)6
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Pachmarhi


  • Pachmarhi Extended Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Omkarshwar Mahakaleshwar with Pachmarhi and Bhedaghat (6 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi - Bandhavgarh with Jabalpur (6 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi – Bhopal Break (5 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi - Kanha Break (6 Nights)
  • Pachmarhi - Satpura Break (5 Nights)
  • Pench Pachmarhi Break (5 Nights)


  • Pachmarhi with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (8 Nights)
  • Wildlife, Hill station and Heritage Itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Wildlife, Hill station and Heritage Itinerary - 2 (7 Nights)

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Pachmarhi has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit in PachmarhiRs. 1767
Day visit of forest area in PachmarhiRs. 2604

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pachmarhi to Bhopal via Bhimbhetka Rock SheltersRs. 5466
Pickup from Pachmarhi and Drop to Satpura National ParkRs. 3534
Pickup from Pench and Drop to PachmarhiRs. 6184
Pickup/Drop between Bhopal and PachmarhiRs. 4876
Transfer between Jabalpur and Pachmarhi via BhedaghatRs. 6479

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Destination Ideas

  • Madhya Pradesh in Monsoon
  • Pachmarhi Getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Golf View Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A Set of Caves where it is believed that Pandavas (Mahabharata) stayed over.
    Heritage Site
    Pachmarhi Catholic Church is a colonial era Church in Pachmarhi near town centre.
    Roman Catholic Church
    Bison Lodge Museum contains geographical map of pachmarhi in a model form and information on animals found around the area. The museum has life sized stuffed Lion, Tiger, Bison, Crocodile etc. One requires to take permit to visit the Museum.
    Heritage Museum
    Boating is a popular evening activity for tourists where horse riding and other touristy options are available while tourists wait for their turn for the boatride.
    Boating, Horse Riding
    Jatashankar is a Lord Shiva Cave temple near Pachmarhi town centre. One is required to walk a few steps (about 500 meters walk) to access the temple. Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple is also visited alongwith.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Apsara Vihar is one a popular but a bit touristy waterfall near Pachmarhi. The waterfall is approachable via a short walk.
    Natural Wonders
    A set of caves enroute to Sunrise / Sunset point where Bears used to take shelter earlier.
    Heritage Site
    Handi Khoh is a view point where one can see valleys and gorges around alongwith the thick reserve forest.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Priyadarshini (Forsyth Point). This vantage viewing point marks the place from where Pachmarhi was discovered by Captain Forsyth in 1857.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Dhoopgarh is a view point situated up a hill from where Sunrise and Sunset can be seen. From here reserve forests and entire pachmarhi town can be seen
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Gupt Mahadeo is a cave temple that lies at the foothills of Churagarh trek at about 100 meters walk from parking area. One is required to pass through a narrow cave for the Darshan.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Bada Mahadeo is situated near Gupt Mahadeo is a Lord Shiva Temple set in a large cave with water dripping on the Shivling as well all over inside the cave.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bee Fall is one of the popular waterfalls in and around Pachmarhi. Bee Falls are approachable via a short downhill walk. There are tea stalls setp up at the Bee falls serving soft drinks, noodles and some snacks.
    Activity, Natural Wonders
    Walking, Waterfall
    Dutchess Fall is one of the waterfalls in and around Pachmarhi where one require to trek a bit. Dutchess Falls are approachable via a short but steep 1 km downhill walk. There are tea stalls setp up at the falls serving soft drinks, noodles and some snacks.
    Adventure, Natural Wonders
    Trekking, Waterfall
    Chauragarh is home to Chauradevi Temple and is accessible via a 3 km walk involving about 500 steps. The top offers view of the surrounding hills, valleys and reserve forests.
    Activity, Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Walking

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around Town CentreArea around town centre within 2 km radius of market area. The area is dotted with open grounds, greenery and colonial era heritage buildings.Holiday/Getaway9
Lake AreaLakeside area near BoathouseHoliday/Getaway1
Nearest Airport in Pachmarhi
  • Raja Bhoj International Airport ( BHO ) , Bhopal-200 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Pachmarhi
  • Pipariya ( PPI ), Pipariya-50 Kms
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