Pench National Park or Tiger Reserve is one of the premier tiger reserves of India and the first one to straddle across two states - Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Ordinarily, the reference to Pench is mostly always to the tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh. The portion of the reserve that is in Madhya Pradesh is nestled in the southern slopes of the Satpura range of Central India. Pench Tiger Reserve comprises the Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park, the Pench Mowgli Sanctuary and a buffer. It derives its name from its life line-the River Pench. Inside the park, the river flows from North to South before going on to join the Kanhan River, while splitting the Park into two, and forming the boundary of Seoni District and Chhindwara District districts of Madhya Pradesh.
The Patalkot valley is spread over an area of 79 kms. at an average height of 2750–3250 feet above Mean Sea Level from 22.24 to 22.29 ° North and 78.43 to 78.50 ° East. The valley is located at a distance of 78 km from Chhindwara in the North-West direction and 20 km from Tamia in the North-East Direction. 'Doodhi' river flows in the valley. This horse–shoe shaped valley is surrounded by hills and there are several pathways to reach the villages located inside the valley. The rocks are mostly by the Archaean era which are nearly 2500 million years and comprised with Granite gneiss, green schists, basic rocks, quartz with Gondwana sediments including conglomerate sandstone, shales and carbonaceous shales. The composite carbon on the rocks called Shilajit is also found on few patches in upper zones.
A characteristic spots introduces here is chota mahadev give in presents here. These hollows are the people of old caverns identified with pre memorable time. An expansive trees and surbs make it conceivable to shield from the sweltering beams of sun in summer season additionally here. Tamia town is arranged at a separation of 32 miles from Chhindwara areas on Chhindwara-Pachmari Road.
The lofty slopes, thick backwoods, and enormous winding ghats are largely together which make Tamia a stunner spot and a traveler put. A P.W.D. rest house is arranged on a lofty slope close to the hollows making a broad perspective of the profound jagir woodlands and hilly scopes of Satpura.
Pachdhar pottery village situated about 16 km away from Tathastu is the small potter’s village of Pachdhar. People here have been following the age-old methods of clay pottery. Fathers have taught this art to their sons since time immemorial. One can take a jeep ride from Tathastu to Pachdhar and see the potters sit at their wheels and make glorious art pieces from lumps of clay. You can also buy souvenirs to take back home..
Totladoh dam, is a gravity dam on the Pench river near Ramtek in Nagpur district in the state of Maharashtra and adjoining Madhya Pradesh in India.