This Sanctuary is established in the year 1977. Its area is 417 sq. km. Here Tiger, Panther, Sambhar, Chital Bhedki, Barking Deer, Blue Bull, Four-horned antelope, Chinkara, Bision, Wild Boar, Wild Dog, Bear, Black buck etc. are the Principal Fauna and Saja, Bija, Tinsa, Dhaora, Sal, Haldu, Palash, Kasai, Bel, Bamboo etc. are the Principal Flora. Self owned four wheeler vehicles are the means of travelling inside the area. For accommodation The Forest rest House, Pachmarhi Hotel of M.P.State Tourism Development Corporation at Pachmarhi and Other Private Hotels at Pachmarhi are available. Best season to visit is November to June. Other nearby Tourist Spots are Bision Lodge, Jata Shankar, Amba Mai, Mahadev, Pandav Gufa, Dhoopgarh, Rajendra Giri, Handikhoh, Rajat Pratap, Chouragarh, Rock Painting etc. Some Religious Spots, Fair Places and Ancient Temples are Mahadev, Nagdwari, and Rock Painting etc. Diesel four wheelers, which are older than five years, are not allowed inside the protected areas.
Air: Nearest Aerodromes are Bhopal, Nagpur, Jabalpur.
Rail: Nearest Railway Station is Itarsi and Pipariya.
Road: Nearest Bus stands is Pachmarhi.