Climate condition : Panchmarhi experiences temperate climate around the year. Highest temperature during summers touches to 35º C while in winters mercury dips up to 1º C.
Best time to visit : Though Panchmarhi can be visited around the year but September-May is the best time to visit.
Thing to do
Being the only hill resort of Madhya Pradesh and lying in its Satpura forests, Panchmarhi is abode to many of popular caves, falls and hills. Giving tourists an opportunity to view its rich natural assets, Panchmarhi lets tourists also indulge into many of Eco-activities like sunset viewing, forest exploration and nature walk in Satpura range of forests, caves viewing, enjoying picnic at beautiful natural locations like cascades and popular hills.
Places of Interests
Caves of Panchgarhi : Many of the popular caves like Mahadev Caves, Jatashankar Caves, Pandav Caves and Tamiya Caves with its innate mythological importance have become must explored place of Panchmarhi. The best thing for nature lovers is to get bewitched with its stunning natural setting.
Bee Falls : The beautiful fall is the main water source of Panchgarhi. Amazing natural surrounding makes it a popular sightseeing spot.
Chahuragarh-Dhupgarh : Both Chahuragarh, famous for its Shiv Temple, and Dhupgarh are two separate hills famous for giving a very panoramic sight of sunrise and sunset. Watching the sun rising and setting from these two hills presents to viewers a very picturesque.
Priyadarshini Point : Earlier known as Forsyth's Point, Priyadarshini Point is one of the best viewing point of Panchmarhi.
Apsara Vibaii : It is the small pool which due to its natural beauty has turned into favourite sought after spot by picnic goers, especially for children and families.
Rajat Pratap : Reaching to this beautiful fall demands one to ascend through rocks and boulders, which must be a joy for adventure lovers.
Lanjee Giri : For adventure enthusiasts, Lanjee Giri calls them to douse their thirst of adventure. Enjoying rock-climbing in its lovely terrains is great fun for adventurers. But the best joy is here to discover its underground passage.
Sunder Pool : This is a large rocky pool offering visitors to enjoy swimming. Besides its natural setting is another things to fall in love with.
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
The Satpura range forests and hills manifold the natural beauty of Panchmarhi, and make it the single hill resort of Madhya Pradesh. Like other popular hill resort of India, Panchmarhi, too, is laden with abundance of sightseeing spots making tourist enjoy heaps of eco-activities.
For nature viewers exploring the small hill station of Panchmarhi brings a great joy. Many of its falls and pools like Bee Falls, Apsara Vibaii, Rajat Pratap and Sunder Pool are some of its popular sightseeing place. Teemed with natural beauty, these locations have become picnic spots as well as it let tourist avail eco-activities like swimming and nature viewing.
Eco-lovers looking for some adventure, Rajat Pratap and Lanjee Giri, popular trekking and rock-climbing spots, are there to make them content. Rajat Pratap, the lovely waterfall, takes one to reach here via 10-15 minutes of walk through rocks and boulders, which fascinate adventure enthusiasts travellers. Lanjee Giri, on the other hand, let tourist enjoy rock-climbing in its pleasant terrains. Its underground passage with its breathtaking natural setting is the best thing delighting adventure lovers.
Besides exploring the Satpura range of forests is another joy for nature lovers. Many of the world famous caves: Mahadev Caves, Jatashankar Caves, Pandav Caves and Tamiya Caves dating back to 500-800 AD are unique archaeological wonder of Panchmarhi. Discovering these caves, located too deep in the lap of nature, is joy for visitors.
By Air : Bhopal Domestic Airport (195 km) is the nearest aiport from Panchmarhi. The airport has regular flight for destinations like Delhi, Mumbai, Gwalior and Indore. From Bhopal, luxury buses and private cars are available to take one to Panchmarhi.
By Rail : Piparia Railway Station lying on the Howrah-Mumbai main rail line is the nearest major railhead connected to all parts of the country. From Piparia, one can either hire taxi or can catch bus for Panchmarhi.
By Road: Well connected via road, Panchmarhi has regular bus service from Bhopal, Piparia, Hoshangabad, Nagpur and Chhindwara.
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Tourist information centres
- Tourist Information Centers Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd, Regional Office, Amaltas Complex Near Tehsil, Panchmarhi. Tel : 91-7578-252100, 252211.
- Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd, Head Office, 4th Floor Gangotri, T.T Nagar, Bhopal -462003. Tel : 91-755-554340/42/43