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Chhattisgarh | India
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Achanakmar is categorised as Wildlife

Achanakmar Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)
Tigers at Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary (Photo Courtesy: Ramanjogi)

Reasons to Visit
  • Achanakmar Wildlife Sactuary was established in 1975 and covers are of 552 sq. km. The sanctuary lies close to Amarkantak, pilgrimage destination and origin of Narmnada originates. Achanakmar Wildlife Sactuary is home to variety of wild animals like Leopard, Gaur, Chital, Wild Bear, Tiger, leopard, striped Hyaena, jackals, sloth bear, Indian wild dog, chital, sambar, nilgai, four-horned antelope, chinkara (mountain gazelle), blackbuck, wild boar Achanakmar Wildlife Sactuary is also home to wide range of Migratory and resident birds. Sal Valley Resort is located here, which is 2 hours drive from Bilaspur and 4.5 hours from Raipur at 20 km from Pendra Road on the outskirts of Amarkantak

Know It
  • Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is part of the tiger Corridor formed with Kanha Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh

Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Raipur (173 kms), Jabalpur (280 kms), Nagpur (438 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Bilaspur (90 kms), Raipur (173 kms), Durg (190 kms)
  • Achanakmar is an Ex-Raipur / Ex-Jabalpur / Ex-Nagpur Getaway

Achanakmar has 1 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Getaway (1-3 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Achanakmar


  • Amarkantak - Achanakmar Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Bandhavgarh - Achanakmar Getaway (3 Nights)

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Railway Station Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Nashik Road Railway and TrimbakeshwarRs. 1761

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Destination Ideas

  • Chhattisgarh Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Amarkantak Situated at an altitude of 1065 mt. at the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura mountain ranges, Amarkantak is a pilgrim centre for the Hindus, and is the source of the rivers Narmada and Sone. Narmada Udgam is a temple built at the source of the Narmada - the holiest spot in Amarkantak.
    Temple or Holy Place
    River Confluence
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Achanakmar lies on the Amarkantak - Achanakmar Biosphere Reserve Wildlife here comprise Tiger, Bison, Sambar, Barking Deer, Musk Deer etc. The are also has excellent birds in Winter (Oct - March). Jeep Safaris can be organised inside the area.
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris

Destinations within reach from Achanakmar

  • Bilaspur ( 90 Km )

    Bilaspur is one of the largest towns in Chhattisgarh is access point to visit Achanakmar Wildlife more

  • Kawardha ( 120 Km )

    Kawardha, alongwith Bhoramdeo is the first point of access while entering Chhattisgarh from Kanha more

  • Kanha ( 175 Km )

    Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). more

  • Durg ( 190 Km )

    Durg at the distance of 39 kms from Raipur is gained importance as an industrial center after the more

  • Jabalpur ( 280 Km )

    Jabalpur is a transit point for accessing wildlife destinations of Kanha (165 km) and Bandhavgarh more

  • Rewa ( 296 Km )

    Rewa is also known as land of white tigers and to this day white tigers are still kept at the more

  • Bargi ( 308 Km )

    Bargi Dam is a local getaway situated on Jabalpur - Nagpur NH-7 highway for tourists to enjoy more

  • Kanker ( 311 Km )

    Kanker is part of trival heartland of Chhattisgarh and home to Kanker Palace, an experiential more

  • Maihar ( 348 Km )

    Maihar lies on the Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho route at about 104 kms from Bandhavgarh and 140 kms more

  • Satna ( 369 Km )

    Satna is a convenient railhead to access Khajuraho and Panna. Chitrakoot is also accessible from more

  • Nagod ( 406 Km )

    Nagod lies on the Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh Route equidistant (125 kms) from both Khajuraho and more

  • Pench ( 410 Km )

    Pench (90 kms from Nagpur) is a wildlife destination known for its Tiger population and over 280 more

  • Ramtek ( 424 Km )

    Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, more

  • Panna ( 430 Km )

    Panna National Park on the outskirts of the ancient town of Panna at 40 kms from the world more

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Nearest Airport in Achanakmar
  • Raipur Airport ( RPR ) , Raipur-173 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Achanakmar
  • Bilaspur Junction ( BSP ), Bilaspur-90 Kms
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