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Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi

Weather

Pachmarhi due to its strategic location in the heart of central India experiences typical tropical climate which gets too hot and dusty in the summer season. The summer months from April to June are hot and dry with temperatures reaching 47 degrees Celsius. The winter season ranges from October to February bringing damp cold conditions accompanied by mist and smog. The monsoon rains descend in Pachmarhi from July to September brining is much relief from the hot summer. The best time to visit Pachmarhi is between October and March.

How To Reach

By Road:

Pachmarhi is well connected from all major cities from North to South. All cities in the state also connect to Pachmarhi with overnight deluxe buses from Delhi, Gwalior and Jabalpur. Regular bus and cab services run freely connecting Pachmarhi to Nagpur (271 km), Indore (360 km) and Ujjain (374 km).


By Air:

Pachmarhi does not have a dedicated airport facility. The closest airport is the one located in Bhopal at a distance of 195 Kms from the city center. Bhopal airport is well connected to all major Indian cities with regular flights from New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. Regular cab and bus services are available outside the Bhopal airport for the tourists to visit Pachmarhi.



By Rail:

Pachmarhi does not have a dedicated railway station. The closest rail connectivity is the one located in Pipariya at a distance of 54 Kms from the city center. Pipariya is well connected to all major Indian cities with regular trains from New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. Regular cab and bus services are available outside the Pipariya railway station for the tourists to visit Pachmarhi.


Overview

Pachmarhi also known as Pachmarhi Cantonment or queen of Satpura is a pristine hill resort in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. Located at an elevation of 1067 feet above sea level, Pachmarhi is the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh. Famous for its beautiful natural surroundings including ancient caves, monuments and waterfalls, Pachmarhi attracts a large number of tourists and nature lovers to soak in the serene ambience of nature at its very best.

 

The saucer shaped hill station of Pachmarhi was discovered by Captain James Forsyth of the British Army in 1857.Pachmarhi was first a popular Sanatorium which was later converted to a hill station by the British. With its rocky hills, lush green valleys and deep canyons, Pachmarhi offer the magic of the Satpura ranges attracting nature lovers and travel enthusiasts from all over the globe.

 

Pachmarhi is a wide range of flora and fauna with exotic plants and orchids to the home of the Satpura National Park housing tigers, nilgai and four horned antelopes. Due to its rich flora and fauns, Pachmarhi has been to the list of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. The city has a number of budget as well as luxury accommodation options for the tourists and is well accessible by road, land and air. No trip to Pachmarhi is complete without experiencing the mouth watering central Indian delicacies like biryani, kababs and chaats. Shopping enthusiasts can gorge on the wonderful beaded ornaments and upholstery which is a trademark of traditional central Indian culture.

 

With its marvelous natural ambience and lovely geographical landmarks, Pachmarhi offers a holiday closer to the lap of Mother Nature. From the famous Pandava caves, Jata Shankar cave and Chauragarh temple, Pachmarhi offers a perfect balance between natural paradise and spiritual bliss. Pachmarhi is definitely one of the hidden jewels of Madhya Pradesh.