Finest Experiance of Wilderness
Pachmarhi wildlife Sanctuary
Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary is part of the Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve located in the Satpura Range consisting of Hoshangabad, Betul and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh. This conservation area was created in 1999 by the Government of India. It was designated a biosphere reserve in 2009 by UNESCO. The animals found here are both from the Himalayan Peaks as well as from the lower Western Ghats. The Pachmarhi biosphere reserve’s total area is 4,926.28 sq. km. consisting of three wildlife conservation units namely: Bori Sanctuary, Pachmarhi Sanctuary and Satpura National Park. Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary is nourished by several water bodies thus aiding the flora and fauna here. It serves as an important transition zone between the forest species of eastern and western India. Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary is blessed with a varied flora and fauna. At one time, there were populations of Lions, Elephants and Wild Buffalos found in the region. Now there are fewer species but they are thriving well due to the continuous efforts of forest officials. There exists more than 150 species of flora used for medicinal purposes. Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is home to over 50 mammal species, 254 bird species, 30 reptile species and 50 butterfly species.
Enjoy the vast Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve alongwith some historical facts to amaze you. Enjoy the Pachmarhi tour with the best hotels and resorts around Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary.
Best time to visit: October – March
Size: 461.37 sq. km.
Forest Type: Tropical moist deciduous forests, tropical dry deciduous and central Indian sub-tropical hill forest habitat with prominent Teak plantation alongwith Sal, Wild Mango, Silver Fern, Jamun and Arjun plantations scattered across Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
Birds on focus: Crested Serpent Eagle, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Paradise Fly-Catcher, Honey Buzzard, Black Eagle, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Vultures