13 Things to do in “Pachmarhi” Queen of Satpura

Pachmarhi is a serene destination located at an altitude of 1067 m in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Pachmarhi is also known as the Queen of Satpura Ranges and home of India's one of the highest waterfalls, rajat prapat, having a height of 351 ft. Pachmarhi is also listed in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for its flora and fauna and believes that paanch pandava's visited here during their exile.


How to Reach Pachmarhi

By Air- The nearest airport is in Bhopal approx. 200 kms from Pachmarhi
By Road- Pachmarhi is well connected with roads and state transport buseasily available to pachmarhi.
By Train- The nearest railway station is Piparia which is 52 kms away from the Pachmarhi. Their is no direct trains from Delhi to Piparia but you can reach direct from Howrah, Mumbai & Chennai.

Best Time to Visit Pachmarhi

Throughout the Year and Less Crowded during Monsoon Season

Best Things to Do, Places to Visit, Budget Stays and Best Restaurants in Pachmarhi

  1. Handi Khoh- For Adventure and Splendid Beauty

Handi Khoh is the most attractive tourist destination of Pachmarhi, offers vibrant views of valley’s, alluring views of cliffs and the best adventure destination. Handi Khoh is the V shaped cliff and approx. 300 feet deep. This place is the perfect blend of nature and adventure.

Major Attractions

ATV Bike rIDE, Horse Riding, Trekking, Hiking & Photography

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Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. Christ Church Pachmarhi- Standing Tall Since British Era
Christ church pachmarhi
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Christ Church is the beautiful church since the British Era and the marvel of architecture built from stones and glasses. The church is aesthetically pleasant and opens for mass only on sunday’s. The church is built amidst the trees and beautiful greenery.


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Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. Land Parasailing and Ziplining
parasailing and zip lining
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Enjoy the Parasailing and Ziplining in the Pachmarhi at the satpura adventure park. Enjoy the out of the world experience and fly like the birds in Parasailing and pass the cliffs and mountains on the rope in ziplining’s. Beside these activities enjoy other games at the satpura adventure park.

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Mahadeo Rd, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. Go for a Splendid Waterfalls Tour
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Pachmarhi is the home of several splendid waterfalls that will steal your heart and you will forget everything here except the roaring and beauty of waterfalls. Waterfall trekking is the best activity to do. Raja pratap is the single strip of waterfall fall from a height of 351 feet.

Some Attractive Waterfalls

Bee Falls, duchess falls, Silver Falls & apsara Falls (Fairy Pools)
  1. Hiking to Dhoopgarh- Highest Point of Pachmarhi
dhoopgarh trekking
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Dhoopgarh is the highest point in the Pachmarhi of the Mahadeo Hills. It has an elevation of 1352m. Dhoopgarh is the ideal destination for the hiking and for viewing the majestic sunsets. You will get a spectacular views from the Dhoopgarh hill which will mesmerize your soul.

Hiking Time

The hiking to Dhoopgarh requires approx. 7 hrs to the top hill

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Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. Panch Pandav Caves- Thousands Year Old Caves
panch pandav caves pachmarhi
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Panch Pandav Caves are believed to be as old as the time of Mahabharat and believed that Panch Pandav are reside here during their time of exile. According to Archaeological experts this cave is made by Buddhist Monks and may be 25000 years old.

Entry Fee


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Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. Bade Mahadev- Ancient Temple with Holy Bath
Bade Mahadev Pachmarhi
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Bade Mahadev Temple is the ancient temple of Pachmarhi, houses Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva & Lord Ganesh. The Temple is believed to be the place where Lord Vishnu killed Demon Bhasmasura. The temple is also having a holy pool for bathing, it is believed that if one’s baths in this pool then one’s sin’s will washed off.

Entry Fee


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Bada Mahadev, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Gupt Mahadev- Temple in a Narrow Cave
gupt mahadev
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Gupt Mahadev is a beautiful temple of Pachmarhi having a small narrow cave which accommodates only few people’s at a time. The temple houses Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh. The surrounding beauty of the temple is to behold and the perfect blend of Nature and Spirituality.


Entry Fee


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Gupt Mahadev Temple, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve- Perfect Blend of Flora & Fauna
pachmarhi biosphere reserve
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Pachmarhi Bioshere Reserve is a non use conservation area in the Pachmarhi. UNESCO designated it as Biosphere Reserve in 2009. The reserve is the perfect blend of Flora and Fauna having different species of plants and various animals such as leopard, sambar deer, wild bear, etc.

Entry Fee


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Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Rajendra Giri- Pleasant Place
rajendra giri sunset point pachmarhi
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This place is on the name of the first president of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. This place is perfect of the picnic with friends and family. The Rajendra Giri having vistas offers sunset views and natural splendors.

Entry Fee


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Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh 461881
  1. What to Buy in Pachmarhi
herbal, honey and ayurvedic shopping in pachmarhi
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Pachmarhi is believed to be the second house of Lord Shiva after Kailash Parvat and blessed to be rich in herbal & ayurvedic products and natural honey. Shopping in the Pachmarhi is a unique experience as it is having small shops instead of big shopping malls.

Where and What to Buy in Pachmarhi

Bastar Honey & Ayurvedic products from anywhere, silk at prakrit silk emporium & bamboo Items
  1. Restaurants in Pachmarhi
restaurants and best food places in pachmarhi
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Apart from classical views and vibrant shops, pachmarhi is also serving tasty food for their tourists. From the authentic north indian to classy chinese food try all the variants in pachmarhi.

Recommended Restaurants in Pachmarhi

Iyora, jain hotel & restuarant & China bowl
  1. Recommended Stays in Pachmarhi
resorts and budget stays in pachmarhi
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Pachmarhi is having varieties of options for staying depending on the type, such as resorts, camps and hotels. Our recommended best in budget stays are Satpura Adventure Resort & Camping, ARK Residency, Bhagrath Homestay & Woodland Adventure Resorts.

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