Best Tourist Destination in Central India
Pachmarhi is considered to be the most verdant jewel of the State of Madhya Pradesh. At Pachmarhi, nature has found superb expression in countless enchanting ways. Green hues that embrace the mountains, gentle murmur of water that's flowing-all make this place a natural beauty. Complementing this natural splendor are some of the works of man; Pachmarhi is a famous archaeological treasure-house too. It is at this place blessed by nature in abundance that Pachmarhi Utsava. Pachmarhi offers a wide range of Indian Folk Arts' presentations to enthrall the audience.
Celebration Pachmarhi Utsava
Pachmarhi Utsava of Pachmarhi is a six-day festival held annually every year. This event begins from December 25 and ends after ushering the New Year. The New Year bonanza features a bouquet of cultural programs and art performances.
Pachmarhi Utsava at Pachmarhi hosts exhibitions and craft fair besides some fascinating art performances. Cultural evenings are arranged every day of this Pachmarhi Utsava that features artists of national as well as international repute. A majority of these programs showcase the folk arts of the country, thereby playing an important part in preserving the country's rich cultural heritage. Several stalls are also put up in order to display and sell products of the able artisans who are sponsored by the Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation.
You will find many food stalls too at Pachmarhi Utsava in Pachmarhi that offer an assortment of delicacies to the visitors. The display as well as sale of saris, dress material, carpets, bamboo crafts, durries and woolens produced by various self help groups besides papad, pickles, bari, sauces etc would serve as an added attraction to people coming here.
Attracts tourists to the range of 5000 people from outside plus the locals to the tune of 10,000.
Aims to promote the tourism potential and livelihood activities of the locals.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is RajaBhoj Airport in the city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (70 km) from Hoshangabad and (200 km) from Pachmarhi which has daily flight service to Delhi and Mumbai. One can easily get taxi from Bhopal to Pachmarhi.
The nearest railway stations is Pipariya to reach to Pachmarhi. Pachmarhi is 40 km from Pipariya railway station. One can easily get taxi from Pipariya and Hoshangabad.
Pachmarhi is connected via road through Hoshangabad and Pipariya. Pachmarhi is 110 Km from Hoshnagabad via road.
Where to Stay
MPT Champak Bungalow, Pachmarhi
MP Tourism Champak Bungalow located near the Pachmarhi lakeside ,offers cottage style rooms . It is located at a distance of 3kms from the market. It is recommended for family or business getaways.
MPT Glen View, Pachmarhi
If a getaway to the hills is what one's looking for then they should definitely enjoy their stay at Glen View. It is a heritage styled hotel with around 25 well-furnished, spacious, air-conditioned rooms. The restaurant serves authentic Indian food and also has a well-stocked bar.
MPT Highlands, Pachmarhi
If you are looking for value for money then consider Hotel Higlands in Pachmarhi. It has over 40 rooms , an on-call doctor, well-equipped conference hall, multi-cuisine restaurant and bar and ample car-parking space.
Many More Hotel & Resort option are available by MP Tourism & Lots of other.