The following are the Hill Stations of Madhya Pradesh:
Pachmarhi, in Hoshangabad districtis a famous hill station not only in Madhya Pradesh, but also it is popular in Central Indian States. Pachmarhi came into existence with the establishment of ‘Pachmarhi Cantonment’ from the rule of British Empire in India. It is widely known as “Satpura ki Rani” or the “Queen of Satpura”. Dhupgarh is the highest point in Madhya Pradesh. Satpura Mountain Range is also located here. Bee Falls, Chauragarh, Dhupgarh, Jatashankar and Pandava caves are the popular destinations in Pachmarhi.
Amarkantak, located in Anuppur Districtis a pilgrimage town and the small hilly land in Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak is located under the division of Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh. This destination is considered as “Teerthraj” or the “King of Pilgrimages”. This region is an exclusive natural heritage area. It is the meeting point of the Vindhyasand the Satpuras, along with the Maikal Hill. Narmada River, Son River and Johila River appear from the meeting points of these two mountain ranges.
Shivpuri, in Shivpuri District is popular for the lush green forests, waterfalls, hills and the lakes. Located in the Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, this hill station offers one to find peace in the midst of the dense jungles. Chattri, Madhav National Park, George Castle and Madhav Vilas Palace are the popular places in Shivpuri.
Kundeshwar, in Tikamgarh District is a small hilly village situated in Tikamgarh District. This place is popular for the presence of an ancient temple dedicated to Mahadeva. The temple is located in the midst of the dense jungle. There is a waterfall named Usha waterfall, located in this region.
Tamiya, located in Satpura National Park is situated in the core area of Satpura National Park. This hill station is covered with the dense jungles. The picturesque splendour of nature and rich flora of the adjacent regions of Tamiya offer the tourist to reside in the midst of silence. Summer season is the best season to visit.
Mandu Hill is best known for architectural beauty of ancient monuments. It is located at the Malwa- region of western Madhya Pradesh. Here stone pillars are surrounded with different entrances. UNESCO established Mandu Hill as a “World Heritage Site”
Omkareshwar Hill is one of the sacred hill stations, also called “Mini Varanasi”. It is present between the River Narmada and Kaveri. This place is in the form of ‘om’ because of the emergence of two valleys and a Narmada river at the centre. According to a myth, Lord shiva visited the Omkareshwar temple to sleep every night and so the people practice Shayan aarti here. It is one type of 12 revered Jyotirlingas in India.
The Hill Stations of Madhya Pradesh provide a perfect weekend getaway for laid-back vacationers looking to escape the noise of the city with an unforgettable travel experience.