Situated at: Madhya Pradesh - State
Nearest Airport: Bhopal(220km)
Nearest Railway Station: Pipariya(54km), Itarsi(150km)
Elevation: 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population: 18,642 in (2011)
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code: 917578
Vehicle registration: MP-05
PIN Code: 461881
Highest Peak: Dhupgarh(1,350 m).
Pachmarhi got its name from Hindi word "Panch Marhi", where "Panch" means five and "Marhi" means caves. These caves were built by five Pandwa brothers of Mahabharatha epic during their fourteen years of exile. Pachmarhi is also known as "Satpura ki Rani" Major location in hilly area of satpura. UNESCO added Pachmarhi park to its list of Biosphere Reserves in May 2009. Later on Pachmarhi was introduced to the western world by Captain James Forsyth of the British Army in 1857. Pachmarhi became a hill station and sanatorium for British troops in the Central Provinces of India. The town is not very large, and most of the area is under Indian Army's control and lies in Pachmarhi Cantonment, overall population of about 18,642 population in (2011), with the majority of it being the Army. Pachmarhi have some hotel and movie hall. Green shades embrace the mountains and everywhere is heard the gentle murmur of flowing water. Pachmarhi is also an archaeological treasure-house. In cave shelters in the Mahadeo Hills is an astonishing richness in rock paintings. Most of these have been placed in the period 500-800 AD, but the earliest paintings are an estimated 10,000 years old.
Pachmarhi Sight seen
Waterfalls: Pachmarhi is blessed with very rich flora and fauna, There are many waterfalls in Pachmarhi: (Bee Fall, Apsara vihar, Panchali Kund, Duchess Fall, A.C. Fall.)
Historical: Pachmarhi is a combination of belief, past history and nature, Some of its monuments are from older period 500-800 AD. (Museum, Pandav Caves, Rock Painting, Ramya Kund, Nagin Kund, Madadev Gufa)
Satpura National Park: Majour part of pachmarhi is comming under the range of satpura so pachmarhi is also known for Wild life Adventure.
Adventure Activities/Adventure Places: You can enjoy adventure activity/places like: Golf Club pachmarhi, Bharat Scout Pachmarhi, Lake-Boating, Rajendra Giri(Sunset), Rajat Prapat, Purvadarshan, Priyadarshini, Dhoopghar(Sunset), Handi Khoh, Childrenpark, Asannadrishya, Eco Point, Reech Garh, Vatsalya, Sangam door, Manjushree, Fansikund, Begam Palace.
Temples: Pachmarhi also have natural and ancient temple (Mahadev temple, Jatashankar, Church, Chouragarh, Gupt Mahadev, Ambamai Temple.)
Sight Seen Places:
Jatashankar, Handi Khoh, Priyadarshini, Mahadeo, Gupt Mahadeo, Green Valley
Pandav Gufa, Rajendra Giri, Silk Center.
Museum, Apsara Vihar, Rajat Prapat, Panchali Kund
Bee Fall, Dhoopgarh.
Echo Point, AC Fall, Duchess Fall
Ramya Kund, Asanya Drishya, Reech Garh, Sangam Door, Vatsalya.
Madadeo Gufa, Rock Painting, Bhavya Drishya, Triple Echo Point
Amba Mai Mandir, Begam Palace, Garden, Children Park.
Other important point
Chouragarh, Moti Ret, Denva Darshan, Satdhara, Anhoni Hot Spring, Vanshree Vihar, Patthar Chattar, Nagin Fall, Panar Pani, Phansi Khad, Tilak Dhar, Down Fall, Hyman Valley, Vijay Prapat, Jambu Dweep, Tynam Pool, Agam Triveni, Sangam, Tirdhara, Sunder Kund, Mount Roza, Bhrant Neer, Darothi Dweep, Neemghan, Parasailing.