Patalkot remains on its high allure and gorgeousness during the rains. Monsoon is a wonderful time to visit this place. You will be sheltered with clouds all around. This deep valley is situated on the way to Bhopal from Chhindwara.
Patalkot is 78 km away from Chhindwara. Depending upon your budget, there are good hotels in Chhindwara to accommodate yourself. You need to hire a taxi from Chhindwara. It takes 1 and 1/2 hours to reach Patalkot.
My sincerest request: No panic, No poly bags, No nuisance and please don’t harvest medicinal plants when you visit the valley.
Best time to visit inside the valley: October to February
Best time to view the valley from top: July to September
Things to carry: Enough drinking water, food stuff, trekking shoes, digital photographic camera, Video camera.
Nearest Airport: Nagpur – 125 Km; Bhopal- 286 Km (from Chhindwara)
How to reach Chhindwara:
Chhindwara can be accessed by road or by rail. The nearest airport is at Nagpur and a number of flights are available between Nagpur and the other major airports of India. Chhindwara can also be accessed via Bhopal/ Jabalpur, which is also connected by air with other major cities of India. After arriving in Nagpur / Bhopal/ Jabalpur, one can reach Chhindwara by road or by rail only.
From Bhopal/ Jabalpur broad gauge trains are available right up to Chhindwara Station. After arriving Nagpur by broad gauge rail route, (only meter gauge trains are available between Nagpur and Chhindwara), one will have to make the necessary change of trains to reach Chhindwara.
Chhindwara can be approached by road from Nagpur (distance 125 kms.), Jabalpur (distance 215 kms.) or Bhopal (distance 286 kms.). Taxis and buses are also readily available from these cities connecting Chhindwara town.