Posted by : sandeep April 8, 2019
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India is the only country where all kinds of climatic and biogeographic conditions can be found. From the cold mountain snow regions of Ladakh trek to the plains of Gangetic and Brahmaputra and Rajasthan's Thar Desert, each place has its own meaning in terms of flora and fauna.
Natural Biosphere simply put, these are places where special ecosystems are preserved ; ecosystems and specialized environments where for various reasons, including the threat of extinction, flora and fauna need to be nurtured and preserved.
Nilgiri Biosphere in Tamil Nadu , Gulf of Mannar Biosphere in Tamil Nadu, Sundarban Biosphere (West Bengal ), Nanda Devi Biosphere are some of the world famous Biosphere in India where natural beauty is in abundance.
Because of Natural and man made threat to the biodiversity Indian government had developed strict guidelines to preserve several biosphere reserves in India.
One among these biosphere is Pachmarhi which is eleventh biosphere, in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. Truely adventurous and blessed with abundant beauty, Panchmarhi is the queen of Satpura. Do plan a trip to Panchamarhi and visit with a chauffeur driven cab from your convenient location.
A hidden plateau with incredible wealth, full of mystical experiences, has been partially explored so far, but will surely be one of the most preferred places for all those who wish to break with Urban Monotonous life
Narrow Bridged paths leading to peaceful natural beauty of wild bamboo groves, religious shrines and a multitude of wildlife species and dense sal forests make Pachmarhi a true treasure for tourists. A touch of pure and virginal atmosphere, these days not a very common phenomenon.
Sharing its natural boundaries with Hoshangabad ,Betul and Chhindwara the must visiting highest peak in Pachmarhi is Dhoopgarh,also famous for its sunset.
The Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve has three wildlife conservation units – the Bori Sanctuary, the Satpura National Park, and the Pachmarhi Sanctuary.
Blessed with the prominent source of Tawa Reservoir Pachmarhi Biosphere has several water bodies.
The type of forest here is deciduous with the forest dominated by teak trees and salt trees. In and around the Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, more than 511 villages can be found.Apart from human habitant it is home to some of India’s major wildlife species like Skinks, Geckos, Cobra, Pythons ,Malabar Pied hornbill , Malabar Whistling Thrush and even the Crested Serpent Eagle Large mammal species include Tiger, Leopard, wild Boar, Gaur (Bos gaurus), Chital Deer (Axis axis), Muntjac Deer, Sambar Deer (Cervus unicolor), and Rhesus macaques can be spotted unlike anywhere else in the country.
Cave paintings in Pandava Caves and a presence of Buddhisum in its architect with a dense reserve of teak forest, Pachmarhi is virgin beauty in itself.
Other Places to Visit-
Chauragarh- hundreds of Steps to reach temple and experience panoramic view.Perfect for trek lovers.
Pandav Caves, Dhupgarh (Famous for most beautiful sunset), Guptmahadev, Apsara Vihar.
Well connected with road. Train and air route Pachmarhi may be reached by
Air Route – Nearest Airport Bhopal (210) , Jabalpur (240 ) & Nagpur (250 )
RailRoute - Nearest Station Pipariya but may be reached through Bhopal, Itarasi, Jabalpur located on central line.
RoadRoute - – Number of Cab Service providers are available serving tourist on daily basis. Cab hire Bhopal , Book Cab Jabalpur ,Car on rent Nagpur are some of the services which provide hassel free services.