State: Madhya Pradesh
Famous for/as: Heritage
Coordinates: 22.470400 78.433701
Popularly known as the Queen of Satpura region, it is a saucer shaped hill resort in Madhya Pradesh. At a height of 1,067 feet, Pachmarhi offers a variety of attractions for the tourists, from ancient caves to beautiful monuments. A renowned hill station, it is greatly beholden to a pioneering officer of the British supremacy, Captain Forsyth, for its overall development. It was only on his commendation that this hill station was converted into sanatorium for the British troops.
One and the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is a largely flat territory, which is encircled with high and mighty mound of Stapura range. The rocky hills, woody forests and the deep ravines are the characteristics of its countryside. The verdant green surroundings, with majestic hills and surging waterfalls will mesmerize you with their beauty. One of the main attractions of this place is the enthralling view of the sunset from the hill view resort.
Pachmarhi is the finest example of the perfect combination of magnificence of nature and work of human imagination. Large scale quarries and ancient caves in this area are of great value from archaeological point of view.
You can see the nature at its best in this place. As prominent as a gem, it is a place of Madhya Pradesh where nature displays elusive manifestation in numerous amiable ways. Shades of green can be seen embracing the mountains in a perfect way and everywhere you can hear the serene grumble of flowing waters. A walk to the serene forest basins, orchards of gammons, impenetrable Sal forest and delicate bamboo coppice is the best and most peaceful way to spend your evenings. The marvelous views and natural beauty definitely makes Pachmarhi a place to visit.