|Highest water fall. Rajat Prabhat waterfalls |
Rajat Prabhat waterfalls. www.mptourism.com
India has a lot of hill stations. Ooty, Kodikanal, Darjeling, Simla , Naldehra, etc are well-known hill stations that people visit when the heat is unbearable on the plains in the summer. The one near Indore Pachmarhi is a hill station of a different kind. It is quite known for its flora. fauna and myriad wild life.
Situated at 1100 m, popularly known as 'Satpura ki Rani' (Queen of Satpura), Pachmarhi is a nice vacation spot and is the highest point of Satpura ranges. Discovered by Captain James Forsyth of the East India company in 1857, his place has numerous nature spots, waterfalls, mountain streams, rich and rare wildlife. The amazing lush green that covers this area like a blanket, enhances the natural beauty of this hill. The legend has it the Pandava brothers of the great epic Mahabharata once visited this place during their long exile. Considered as the most popular hill resort in Madhya Pradesh near Indore, it has caves of the Buddhist era adjacent to cool water walls. A place to wind up your worries and go into a trance be at peace with yourself.
|pandava caves. www.mptourism.com|
.. Pachmarhi hill station is in n Hoshangabad district. It is listed as UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for its flora and fauna.
.. It is part of the vast Satpura National Park, adding its charm with several varieties of trees, flora and fauna.
.. This place is a heaven for fruit bearing trees. In the summer you can lay on so many fruits and gobble them up such as mangoes, jamun, custard fruit and lesser known but very delicious local fruits such khatua, tendu, chunna, khinni and chaar.
|Wild dogs, Satpura range. indianwildlife.wordpress.com|
.. Rajat Prapat, believed to be the highest water falls (drop of 351 ft) in India, is on the hill here.
|Hondi Khoh http://www.mptourism.com|
|Sloth bears, Satpura range.www.audleytravel.com|
Indian Bison. www.pinterest.com
|Tiger, Satpura range. indianwildlife.wordpress.com|
.. The endemic fauna includes chinkara, nilgai, wild dogs, the Indian wolf, bison, Indian giant squirrels, and flying squirrels.
|Mahadev templa Pachmarhi. www.panoramio.com|
|Dhupgarh, Pachmarhi www.mountain-forecast.com|
|beyond Chauragarh,Pachmahi hill, Madhya Pradesh. beyondlust.in|
.. Mount Dhupgarh or Dhoopgarh (the highest point in the Satpura Range ; located in Pachmarhi, it has an elevation of 1,350 metres (4,429 ft), Chauragarh (the second highest peak in the Satpura range, with Mahadev temple and a fort; the sunrise scene seen here is breathtaking; to go the top you have climb 1300 steps.), Panarpani with natural fresh water lake surrounded by forest, B-Hill and B-Falls, Apsara Vihar, and Silver Falls are some the nearby attractions.
A trip away from madding crowd and din of city life will give you a brief respite from stressed life and frantically chasing dead line on your project in your company.