If you are looking for honeymoon destinations in India, then you would not be able to ignore the extremely beautiful hillstation in Madhya Pradesh, popular as Pachmarhi. A honeymoon in Pachmarhi is a complete package, full of fun, adventure, romance and tour.
The place got its name from the five caves that, according to local beliefs, once sheltered the Pandavas during their exile.The special time spent on this calm and pleasant hill station, where you will have lots of eye-soothing sights to enjoy will become some of the most memorable moments for the honeymooners.
Honeymoon Attractions in Pachmarhi
The Beautiful Waterfalls
There are various sights, especially water bodies, that are amazing places for the newly wed couples to spend time in. Amidst the natural bounties, in the company of each other, they can have a really outstanding time. Some of the most popular waterfalls and streams in Pachmarhi are, Jamuna Prapat, known as Bee Fall, Rajat Prapat, or Silver Fall, Handi Khoh, a popular ravine, Jalawataran or Duchess Falls, Sunder Kund or Saunder's Pool. Besides these, various small pools are also a huge hit for picnic, offering a lively atmosphere to the honeymoon couples.
The Intimidating Caves
Pachmarhi also provides the thrill and adventure of cave exploration to the couples. Various places of the hill station are scattered with caves and exotic structures. You can go take a visit to the famous Jata Shankar, a sacred cave whose rocky formations appear as the Lord Shankar's matted hair. The very popular Pandav Caves, the five rocky dwellings which are now protected monuments, are also must watch attractions. You can also see the carved Harper's Cave, whose painting of a man playing a harp, gave it it's name.
The Splendid Hills and Peaks
Priyadarshani or Forsyth Point is the main and central hill peak in Pachmarhi from where the entire place can be viewed. With its many resorts, it now is a popular tourist place, drawing a lot of honeymooners as well. Other hilly sights are Mahadeo Hills, which is a sacred place with its Shiva shrine, and it also has painted caves for tourists delight. Dhoopgarh, is another hill top that offers beautiful views, especially of sunsets.
Piccadily Circus or Tridhara
This is one of the best picnic spots in Pachmarhi, with its exquisite forest area, and natural abundance. The speciality of this place is a spot where two streams meet, and thereby providing tourists a delightful place to explore, and honeymooners a romantic ambiance to enjoy.
The Architectural Delights
Pachmarhi was under Britisher's domination in the past centuries and therefore the surroundings are very much influenced by the colonial style buildings and churches. You can have a great time with your partner here, exploring the mesmerizing churches like, 1892 Catholic Church which is a combination of French and Irish architecture. The 1875 Christ Church is equally popular , because of the splendid sanctum sanctorum and pillarless structure. The cemetery in the nearby areas is a quiet and intimidating place.
Satpura National Park
One of the most popular National Parks of the country, both for tourism and in literature, this park has beautiful trees of evergreen sal, bamboo and teak. Various mountains, waterfalls, rivulets and streams form the internal landmarks of this park. Besides various predators and small animals, the park is also home to many birds. This park provides you a delight of a perfect organic world.
Things to do in Pachmarhi
1. Do not miss out on the opportunity to have a wonderful water splashing time, with your partner, in the beautiful waterfalls.
2.The various waterbodies and river sites also offer provisions for boating, do catch up on that.
3.Gorge on the amazing Maharashtrian, Gujarati and Jain delicacies, available in various eateries of the hill station. One of the famous places to enjoy these delicacies is Chunmun Cottage near Bee Fall.
4.Visit the Ayurvedic centres of the hill station, as they are very popular.
5.Trekking on one of the beautiful hill ranges would be a delightful experience for the honeymooners.