The Queen of Satpura, Pachmarhi Hill station
Posted on July 29, 2017 by Ghoomophiro
MP has been recognized widely as one of the most beautiful Indian states to live in. Pachmarhi hill station in MP is the one and only hill station in MP and a popular tourist retreat, known for the Pachmarhi Cantonment. The Pachmarhi hill station is affectionately known as Satpura ki Rani and the title is well justified once you set foot there.
The amazing sceneries and visuals that surround you from all directions are mesmerizing. Pachmarhi’s elevation and the forests of the Satpuras, accompanied with streams and waterfalls, are striking and rich in wildlife. The extravagant charm this place holds in unmatchable and add to that some amazing lakes, ponds and the trees. It’s easy to fall in love with the place.
Other than the visuals, there are some beautiful waterfalls and it also serves as quite a treat for the history enthusiasts and the archaeologists as the place also have some caves with ancient paintings. It has been said about them that these paintings were painted on these caves by the very first humans that appeared on the face of the earth about 10,000 years ago from now.
The nearest airport is the Bhopal airport, the state capital. While Pipariya, 50 kilometers away is the nearest railway station, reaching the place is not very hard. The road lines are well connected with the airport and the railway station along with the bus routes.
So what is it about the place that makes it one of the most sought after attractions in the entire state and in the country, in general? Let’s find out.
Priyadarshini point- British people are credited with discovering the point and it is quite visible in all the churches and the trademark architecture schemes. They turned it into a beautiful resort.
Jamuna Prapat- A magnificent fall that provides some pure drinking water to the locals. The bathing services in the pools here are very popular among the tourists and they could be seen taking dips every time in a year.
Apsara Vihar- A very beautiful picnic spot for the children and the lovers, there is a beautiful pool at the place. One has to take a barefoot walk 2 kilometers into the forest in order to reach the point.
Pandav Caves- The caves, if the legends are to be believed, provided shelter to the Pandavas when they were in the exile. These are beautiful and are historically significant as well for the Indian Archaeological Survey excavations.
Other than these places for sightseeing, there are many places where you can move to satisfy your hunger pangs. The cuisine served here is mostly Gujarati, Maharashtrian, and Jain. There are many dhabas and restaurants in the place but the one you will probably like the most is Kolkata Food Joint in the main Panchgani market.
There are many more pools and falls in the area that is worth a mention such as Bee fall, Duchess Fall, and the little fall. The place brings you pure peace of mind and bliss, away from the hassles of the city life.