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Bee Falls

Imagine volumes of water plummeting from a height in the lap of a scenic jungle. Bee Falls is one of the popular places to visit in Pachmarhi and the moment you trek down the hundreds of steps and arrive at the fall, you can't help but admire it in awe. You will find small vendors sending snacks and tea around the fall.

Not only that you can eat and admire the beauty but you can also take a leap into the natural freshwater pool for a dip.


Height: 35 meters.

Location: Bee Fall Road, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881, India

Entry fee: INR 15 per Indian adult.

Best Season to Visit: Throughout the year, go in the monsoon for enjoying a large volume and in summers for bathing in the pool.

Distance from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 3 KM.

When temperatures soar, jump in a pool and beat the heat, Water Parks in Bhopal offer you an escape from the heat in the most fun way.

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Satpura National Park

Spread over the Satpura Hills, this national park covers a large part of the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. Satpura is a Sanskrit word for saying “seven-hills,” which was named after the series of hills in the highlands of central India.  As a part of the Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, it covers an area of 524 sq. km.

On your safari ride in Satpura National Park, you will come across deep gorges, untrodden forests, wriggling rivulets accommodating a wide array of animals such as Water Buffaloes, Leopards, Elephants, Barasingha, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Honey Buzzard, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Paradise Fly-catcher, and the endemic  Rhesus monkeys.


Timing: 7 AM to 6:30 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: Permit can be availed by paying INR 1250 and Gypsy can be availed at INR 2100.

Location: Satpura National Park, Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, 461001, India.

Suggested time required: around 6 hours or half a day, if going on a safari.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Approximately 210 KM.

if you wish to take a closer look at the vivid wildlife, and adventure sites of the city, there can be no better way than staying at jungle resorts near Bhopal.

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Mahadeo Hills

The basin of Narmada is separated from Wardha and Wainganga rivers on the North by Mahadeo Hills. The hills follow a general trail of East to Northeast where the north slope is gentle but the southern is steep and drops abruptly.

The plateaus of the hills and the slopes were formed during the Carboniferous period, millions of years ago. Mahadeo peak is one of the three highest points in Pachmarhi where you can visit the holy shrine of Lord Shiva in the cave temple Gupt Mahadev. Apart from Gupt Mahadev, this temple houses another sanctum dedicated to Lord Shiva which is Bade Mahadev. Both of these temples are revered and largely worshipped. The pristine clear view of nature and the greenery will calm your senses.


Timing: 24 hours.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Location: Satpura Range, Pachmarhi, India

Suggested time required: 2 to 3 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 10 KM.

An adventurer or a nature lover or just someone who is looking for an escape, treks near Bhopal serve everyone great.

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Handi Khoh

The 300 feet tall steep cliff makes the finest ravine in the country. Enveloped in dense forest and wriggling water streams, Handi Koh has mythological stories associated to it. It is believed that once it was a huge lake but the devilish snake who was guarding the lake was destroyed by the fury of Lord Shiva and the event dried up the lake into a small pot (Handi).

It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Pachmarhi for the enticing nature and a fun trek.


Timing: From 7 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Location: Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh 461881

Suggested time required: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 4.5 KM.

Road trips are regarded as the best way to travel, Explore road trips routes to take near Bhopal.

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Pandav Caves

A group of five-rock cut temples adorned with naturally grown gardens and roughly carved columns and pilasters is among the most sought-after Pachmarhi places to visit. These attractive caves are shrouded with a number of stories belonging to various eras and were lastly hewn by Buddhist monks who used these caves for meditation as the eco effect helped them a lot.

The believed adventure of Pandavas where they lived in these caves during their exile is the most common of all stories and hence, they got famous as Pandav Caves.


Timing: 8 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Location: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881, India

Suggested time required: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 2 KM.

If you feel like spending your days and nights in a laid-back style, Resorts in Bhopal have all the provisions to turn a boring day into an eventful one.

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Dhupgarh

It is the highest peak of the Satpura hill range and the view from the top can leave you awestruck. From the spiritual surroundings to the top view of the meandering streams, the peak offers views of the lesser Satpura ranges and Vindhya range.

The rough scarps along with ravines and clefts give this plateau a heavenly look and this peak is still lesser-known among the many Pachmarhi tourist places. The serene ecosystem and the Dhupgarh Fall are few of the main attraction here.


Timing: 24 hours.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Location: Satpura Mountain Range, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Suggested time required: 2 to 3 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 10 KM.

Whether you are a couple who believe in the sweetness of romance or a couple on a quest for adventure and thrill, Bhopal can arrange a perfect date for you two in the most impressive manner. 

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Priyadarshini Point (Forsyth Point)

Forsyth Point was discovered by Captain Forsyth in the year 1857 which explains the name. Layers of hills rolling on each other and laden with clouds and mist is a sight to behold. Priyadarshini Point is one of the few Pachmarhi places to visit which boast of such an incredible scenery. 

A short trek of 400 meters from the parking area leads to the point. The straight views of the Handi Koh ravine are incredible and can keep you engrossed for a while.

Timing: 24 hours.

Entry Fee: free of cost.

Location: MPTDC, Near Pachmarhi Barriol, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh, India

Suggested time required: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Approximately 7 KM.

To make your trip more interesting check out the serene places near Bhopal.

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Rajat Prapat (Silver Fall/Big Fall)

Taking a plunge from around 350 ft high cliff, Rajat Prapat looks like a silver strip that falls straight into the forests. The fall is on the other side of the mountain and to see it from one end, you have to climb uphill for a few minutes.

Once you climb, you will witness the magnificent Satpura hill range in the backdrop and the fall is enveloped in Green. Rajat Prapat is one of the most rewarding places to visit in Pachmarhi.  

Height:107 meters.

Location: Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Entry fee: Free of cost.

Best Season to Visit: Any time of the day, post or during monsoon and winter season. October to May.  

Distance from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 3 KM to Apsara Vihar and then a 3 KM trek of going to the falls and coming back to Apsara Vihar.

Apart from so many places that are on the bucket list of many tourists, adventure activities near Bhopal add another aspect, well-capable of enhancing your visit to Madhya Pradesh.

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