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Potter’s Village Visit

Embark on a journey to a nearby potter’s village. With only 110 families, this small village hosts craftsmen of unique and fascinating talents.

Around 09 kilometers away from Pench Jungle Camp is the little hamlet of Pachdhar in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. This village is famously christened after the rivulet Pachdhar passing through the village extending to some forest areas of the Pench National Park.

A cluster of potters practicing earthenware and clay works. Inhabited by approximately 100 households, the village is native to the traditional potter community, vernacularly known as Kumhaars.

Farmers and potters of Pachdhar, practice this timeless handcraftsmanship as their primary occupation next to only subsistence agriculture. Painted with white and blue, almost every house is made of mud (kaccha houses), has huge verandahs for moulding earth into earthen utilities and beautiful crafts.

Guests can take Jeep ride from Pench Jungle Camp to Pachdhar.
You can also buy souvenirs to take back home.