A quaint hill station on the Satpura Hills of the Vindhya Range, Pachmarhi is a picturesque holiday destination famous for its cave paintings and numerous waterfalls. The beauty of the place coupled with a significant number of monuments and museums in Pachmarhi make it an interesting tourist destination. The Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi is one of the landmark tourist attractions of the places.
History of Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi
The Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi in India is associated with Captain Forsyth. Capt. Forsyth is the person who is credited with the discovery of Pachmarhi as a hill station. He came across the place while leading the Bengal Lancers in 1857. The Bison Lodge was built in 1862 as his residence and is now a museum.
Description of Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi
The Bison Lodge and Museum in Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh has on display an interesting range of pictures, models, maps, graphs and samples of the flora and fauna of this ecologically rich region- the Satpura Hills. You may visit the museum for an insight into the flora and fauna of the Satpura region. The Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi, also has an open-air theatre that shows films documentaries and presentations on wildlife. The other tourist attractions of Pachmarhi includes a large number of waterfalls that include the Big Falls, Bee Falls, Rajat Prapat, Jamuna Prapat, Duchess Falls, etc. Jata Shankar Cave, Catholic Church, Christ Church, Saputara National Park, and other palces of interest must be visited on a tour to Pachmarhi.
How to reach Bison Lodge and Museum Pachmarhi
Pachmarhi can be reached from Piparia by road. Piparia has a railway station that is linked to other major cities. Pachmarhi is 47 kms from Piparia.