Weekend getaway | Take a trip from Lucknow to Panna, the land where Pandavas once sought haven
Well-known as the ‘The City of Diamonds’, Panna in Madhya Pradesh hails to be a reservoir of all things unique and glorious. Seated between the picturesque mountain ranges of Vindhyanchal, Panna in MP is located 284 km from Lucknow and is endowed with beauty that is ancient and raw to say the least.
If you've got the curious heart of a traveller, take a trip from Lucknow to Panna, the City of Diamonds, and enjoy your weekend to the fullest.
City of Temples
Panna has umpteen number of ancient and alluring temples. Religious spots such as Jugal Kishorji, Mahamati Prannathji, Badi Devi and Baldeoji here are quite a rage among frequent pilgrims. It is also believed that the popular four Dham Yatra is incomplete without a visit to the Jugal Kishor Temple.
Besides, the Baldeoji Temple here has been inspired by Roman architecture and has a gothic feel to it. It is said that the pillars of temple are so huge that a traveller can optain darshan from the main gate.
Pandava Falls and Caves
Mythology enthusiasts, rejoice! Located within the territory of the Panna National Park, as the name suggests this place is where the Pandavas sought haven during their exile. This location is definitely going to leave you in awe with numerous waterfalls, a deep lake and the lush green environs making it a perfect setting for your rendezvous with serenity.
Try taking a guide along, they charge somewhere around 60 bucks only.
Majhgawan Diamond Mine
Madhya Pradesh is also home to one of Asia’s biggest and only active diamond mine and it is for this reason that the city is know as a treasure island. A trip to this 50 km long Majhagaon diamond belt, starting from the Paharikhera (North-East) to Majhgawan (South-West), will answer all your mysteries relating to diamond farming.
The winter vacation still has a few days left and if you were unable to plan a trip yet, here’s something for you! For the busy-bee in you, this weekend getaway plan is sure a winner! So make the most out of this guide and get your friends and fam packing their suitcases for fun times ahead!
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