Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary sanctuary serves as a popular and exciting excursion for the tourists from Bilaspur. It was established in 1975 and is sprawled in an area of 555 sq km. It houses a wide array of exotic wild animal species such as tiger, leopard, chital, sambhar and many others. Blessed with dense forests, tranquil atmosphere and serene surroundings, the sanctuary is a perfect home for the rare species of birds and animals to roam in a natural habitat. There are various watch towers in the sanctuary from where the animal lovers can explore the wild life at a glance.