as Forsyth Point, named after Captain Forsyth who discovered the
beauty of Pachmarhi. The point offers a commanding view of the
town and the region.
Dhoopgarh, the highest point
in the Satpura range, with a magnificent view of the surrounding
ranges is a very popular spot for viewing sunsets. There is a
1000 ft ascend from the road level if traveling on foot or riding
a bicycle. The peak 4429 ft. high from the sea level, also called
the Elephant can be reached by road from the north side. The view
is spectacular with the mammoth rock formations reflecting the
light in a variety of delicate shades of purple and violet.
The other landmark in Pachmarhi associated with
Captain Forsyth is the Bison Lodge. The forest
lodge of 1862 has now been converted into a museum. You may visit
the museum for an insight into the flora and fauna of the Satpura
There is more for all you nature lovers in Pachmarhi.
The waterfall of Jamuna Prapat or the Bee Fall
supplies clean water to the hill resort. In addition, there are
bathing pools over the fall that attracts several tourists.
Then there is the "Big Fall"
of Rajat Prapat. The hundred and ten meters high fall is a must
visit for the adventurers here.
The hill resort of Pachmarhi also has natural
bathing pool in Apsara Vihar. This tourist attraction
is especially popular with the kids.
The hill resort of Pachmarhi is a paradise for
the adventure seekers. Trek for four kilometers and you will reach
the base of the first cascade of Jalwataran or the Duchess