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Pachmarhi – Bhopal Break (5 Nights)

Bhopal, Pachmarhi, Bhopal

for Senior Citizens, Honeymooner, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Sanchi Stupa
Sanchi Stupa
View from the Ropeway
Inside Tajul Masjid
Tajul Masjid
Inside Tajul Masjid
Jama Masjid
Sunset at the Park
Upper Lake (Photo Courtesy: Chintu rohit)
Sunset at Lake
Activity at Lake
Boating at Lake
Reenchgarh
Apsara Vihar
View from Sunrise Point
Giant Malabar Squirrel spotted in Pachmarhi
Handi Khoh
Sunset View
Picnic Garden at Pandav Caves
Pandav Caves
Enroute to Jatashankar
Priyadarshini Point

Pachmarhi – Bhopal Break is a short break that combines a Hill station (Pachmarhi) and heritage getaway (Bhopal) in central India.

Route

Pachmarhi(3) - Bhopal(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Bhopal and proceed to Pachmarhi.
  • Day-2 Sightseeing in and around Pachmarhi
  • Day-3 Trek to Dutchess falls OR Boating in Lake OR Parasailing. Afternoon visit to Gupt Manadev, Bada Mahadev and Chauradevi (Time Permitting)
  • Day-4 Proceed to Bhopal. Enroute visit Bhojpur Shiva Temple and Bhimbhetka prehistoric caves. Do boating in evening.
  • Day-5 Half day Excursion to Sanchi. Local sightseeing.
  • Day-6 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Bhopal - Mosques in Bhopal (2.50 kms), Laxmi Narayan Temple / Birla Temple (5.00 kms), Upper and Lower Lakes (10.00 kms), Bhojpur Shiva Temple (28.00 kms), Bhimbhetka Caves (46.00 kms), Sanchi Stupa (46.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Bhopal Departure - Bhopal
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Satpura (between Pachmarhi and Bhopal), a wildlife getaway is an excellent addition to this break.

Distances
  • Bhopal to Pachmarhi -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Pachmarhi to Bhopal -200 kms (5 hrs)
Route

Bhopal - Pachmarhi(3) - Bhopal(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Bhopal and proceed to Pachmarhi. Arrive at Bhopal and proceed to Pachmarhi (200 kms - 5 hours). Pachmarhi (3500+ ft asl) is the only hill station in state of Madhya Pradesh and renowned for its colonial style heritage hotels and pleasant climate all round the year.

Day-2 Sightseeing in and around Pachmarhi Full day sightseeing to Pandav Caves, Jata Shankar Temple, Christ Church, Bee Fall - Waterfall, Apsara Vihar, Reenchgarh (Caves). Evening visit to Sunset point.

Day-3 Trek to Dutchess falls OR Boating in Lake OR Parasailing. Afternoon visit to Gupt Manadev, Bada Mahadev and Chauradevi (Time Permitting) Morning trek to Dutchess Falls (1 km steep trek down and up). Guests not up for trekking may visit the lake and do a bit of boating. Adventure oriented guests may opt for paragliding (Seasonal). Afternoon visit to Handi Khoh (Deep Valley), Gupt Mahadev, Bada Mahadev and time permitting climb up few hundred steps to Chauragarh Temple.

Day-4 Proceed to Bhopal. Enroute visit Bhojpur Shiva Temple and Bhimbhetka prehistoric caves. Do boating in evening. Proceed to Bhopal (200 kms - 5 hours) enroute visit Bhimbetka caves (Prehistoric Caves and World Heritage site) and Bhojpur Shiva Temple (renowned for its very tall Linga). Evening visit the lake and do some boating.

Day-5 Half day Excursion to Sanchi. Local sightseeing. Half day excursion to Sanchi (46 kms - 1.5 hour). Sanchi and its Stupas are a major destination on the Buddhist circuit and visited by all travellers all round the year. In the afternoon return to Bhopal and explore heritage character of Bhopal and visit Mosques (Taj-ul-Masjid (Mosque), Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid), Laxmi Narayan Temple and Museums (Archeology Museum, Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya).

Day-6 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bhopal :

  • Mosques in Bhopal - Bhopal has many 19th century mosques in old city area including Taj-ul-Masajid (one of the largest mosques in Asia), Dhai Seedi ki Masjid (one of the smallest mosques in Asia, Jama Masjid and Moti Masjid.

  • Laxmi Narayan Temple / Birla Temple - Laxmi Narayan Temple (also known as the Birla Mandir), is situated to the south of the Lower Lake on the Hills, offers view of the Bhopal city and the lake around it. Adjacent to the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, there is a sculpture museum that is worth a visit.

  • Upper and Lower Lakes - Lake is a central promenade in Bhopal and a very prominent location covering an area of about 6 sq. km, the Upper lake is separated from the Lower Lake by an over bridge. You can hire motorboats for a ride

  • Bhojpur Shiva Temple - Bhojpur is renowned for its 11th century Shiva temple, which is home to Indias biggest Shivling (5.5 meter), built by royal family of Bhopal.

  • Bhimbhetka Caves - Bhimbetka Caves situated 46 km south of Bhopal and is home to caves with prehistoric paintings.

  • Sanchi Stupa - Sanchi is just 46 km Bhopal and home to Buddhist heritage site and a UNESCO world heritage site. Its a major attraction for the Inbound and domestic tourists and a must visit for any heritage traveller.

Destination Overview

Pachmarhi - Pachmarhi is the only hill station in Madhya Pradesh. Set on a Plateau at about 3500 ft above sea level, Pachmarhi is full of charming colonial era architecture buildings and retains an old world charm.

Bhopal - Bhopal is the capital of the of Madhya Pradesh also known as the Lake city as its landscape is dotted with a number of natural lakes. It is visited for its monuments that highlight Islamic architecture and lies in close proximity to Saanchi (46 km), a Buddhist heritage site.

Access
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Distances
  • Bhopal to Pachmarhi -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Pachmarhi to Bhopal -200 kms (5 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Pachmarhi Getaway

Pachmarhi (3000+ ft asl) is one of the two hill stations of Madhya Pradesh and the most visited. more

Bhopal Getaway

Bhopal is a lake city and capital of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal has a rich heritage be it architecture more

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Distances
  • Bhopal to Pachmarhi -200 kms (5 hrs)
  • Pachmarhi to Bhopal -200 kms (5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Pachmarhi has been a favourite destination for travellers looking for a quiet hill station experience. Bhopal would leave definite impression on a heritage traveller. This break combines best of the two.

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