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Nehru Zoological Park

Nehru Zoological Park or Hyderabad Zoo is located in Bahadurpura, Hyderabad, Telangana, India was established October 26, 1959. It was declared open to the public on October 6, 1963. The Park extends over 380 acres, abutting the Miralam Tank on the southern side and National Highway No.:7 on the eastern boundary. It is the premier recreation spot in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Nehru Zoological Park has successfully bred several endangered wild animals both indigenous and exotic, like Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger(both normal and White), Gaur, Blackbuck, Thamin Deer, Swamp Deer, Sloth Bear, Malayan Sun Bear, Hippopotamus, Jaguar, Painted Stork, White Ibis, Grey Pelcian, Rosy Pelican, Several Pheasants, Crocodiles, Green Iguana, etc,. Whild Animals like Blackbuck, Spotted Deer, Peafowl, Crocodiles, etc which have been bred in the Zoo have been rehabilitated in the sanctuaries and National Parks of the State. Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad is one of the first z

Mrugavani National Park

The Mrugavani National Park, located at Chilkuru in Moinabad, Rangareddy district is at a distance of about 25 kms from Hyderabad. The National Park is spread over 3.5 sq kms of pure, untamed land. The Indian government announced it a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1994 and since then, the park has been home to some 600 species of plants and animals. The present day world has created its orbit around technology and modernism. The modern way of living has extensive demands and more and more of our Earth’s space and resources is what is at stake for. One can observe that national parks have eventually become the last sights of refuge for most indigenous species of animals as well as plants around the globe. Even governments of several countries have now become conscious of the importance of preserving these last species in wildlife sanctuaries. The Mrugavani National Park in the state capital is an example of a beautiful national park turned major tourist attraction. What is most ex

Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary

Mangeera or Manjira wildlife sanctuary is located on the Manjeera river at Kalabgur,  Sangareddy District, Telangana State, India. The charming part about this sanctuary is that one can take an adventurous boat ride for Bird watching in the Manjira Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary.   Originally a crocodile sanctuary, today more than 70 species of birds are spotted here and is home for the vulnerable species mugger crocodile.  This man-made reservoir provides drinking water to Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Nallamala Hills

Nallamala Hills located in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is one of the most soothing hill stations,wrapped in an amazing beauty, shimmering gushing water, deep valleys and thick forests enchants the visitor’s mind and soul. Pennar and Krishna are two big rivers in this region and Nallamala hills are located between these two rivers. The two big peaks of this hill range are Bhairani at 1100 meters distance from the sea level and Gundla Brahmeswara at 1048 meters level. For most tourists taking the road to Srisailam, the view of the imposing dam with river Krishna’s waters gushing out of its gates and a darshan of Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy is not enough without a glimpse of dense Nallamala forest in Farahabad.

Shamirpet Lake and Deer Park

Shamirpet Lake or  Pedda Cheruvu  is an artificial lake built during the Nizam reign in 19th century. Shamirpet Lake is very fine looking lake and its serene & calm environs makes it a great place to enjoy a lovely time. Near in the vicinity of Shamirpet Lake we have Deer Park too & the combination of both makes it a natural habitat for deer. Many Telugu movies were also shot here, as well as in the neighbouring Jawahar Deer park, which has many deer, peacocks and birds. The lake is known to be dangerous, as many drowning incidents have been reported here. One can always find a herd of deer quenching their thirst on the banks of the lake, which is a very fascinating sight. The area around the lake is covered in a large expanse of greenery and one will be able to spot several types of plants and trees here. Special attention has been paid to renovate the area and for this reason, forest cottages have been mounted near the lake for the convenience of tourists. 

Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary

SIVARAM Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1987, exclusively for the protection of marsh crocodiles. Located along the holy River Godavari which is the lifeline to the  Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Mancherial and Peddapalli districts of Telangana, the total area of this beautiful wildlife Sanctuary is approx. 36.29 sq kms.   Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife preserve located nearly 10 km from Manthani and 50 km from Mancherial town in Telangana and is well accessible by road. Mancherial is the nearest railway station. The deciduous vegetation of this sanctuary consisting of Timan, Terminalias, Teak, Gumpena, Kodsha. It also has some Thorny Shrubs. The wildlife sanctuary attracts a lot of tourists with its wide collection of fauna which includes Sloth bear, Nilgai, Panther, Langaur, Rhesus Monkey, Cheetal, etc.  Situated on the banks of River Godavari, this place is their natural habitat. This wild life sanctuary is a haven for nature lovers and nature photographers. The eco syst

Jannaram Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary in the Jannaram forests of Mancherial district in Telangana has been declared as the 42nd tiger reserve in the country in 2012. According to the department sources, the Kawal wildlife sanctuary has about 20 tigers as per an unofficial count. "By notifying it as a tiger reserve, we expect an increase in the number of tigers," a forest department official said. Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the important wildlife sanctuaries in Telangana. The Kawal sanctuary houses various animals and several varieties of flora and fauna are seen here. If you want to get a glimpse of wild animals in their natural habitat, then, the Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary is a must see place. This Wildlife Sanctuary gives you a picturesque view of retreat. Every corner of this sanctuary is filled with adventure and thrill. Thousands of tourists visit this secluded animal kingdom to experience the thrills amidst wild beasts of the region. This sanctuary is located in the Mancherial

Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary

Pranahita (Blackbuck) Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1980, is one of the oldest protected areas of Telangana and is an ideal 'blackbuck habitat' with scrub jungle and mixed deciduous vegetation and scattered grasslands. The Envirnoment Ministry has declared an area ranging from 0.1 kilometer to 5 kilometer from the boundary of Pranahita (blackbuck) Wildlife Sanctuary in Telangana as ESZs. Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Chinnur-Mancherial forest division and covered area of 136 sqkm by Pranihita River. It is in Chinnur, Mancherial  distrcit, Telangana. It is about 300 km from city of Hyderabad and 35 km away from Mancherial town This sanctuary lies exactly between the latitudes 18 °41’ N - 19° 9’ N and longitudes 79°9’E - 79°57’E. The Pranahita wildlife sanctuary covers an area of about 136sq.kms and is full of lush and dark teak forests. The river Pranahita carves its way in to this amazing sanctuary making it even more beautiful. Pranahitha River flows adjoini

Pocharam Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary

Main Wildlife Attractions: Bar-Headed Goose, Brahminy Bucks,Open Billed Stork,Leopard,Sloth Bear, Sambar Coverage Area: 130 sq.kms. Established: 1952 Best Time to Visit:October to July The low hills and the water pools serve the best place for the wild animals to live in. The wildlife sanctuary is named after Pocharam Lake. The Pocharam Wildlife sanctuary was established to protect the wild animals from being extinct. Pocharam Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary covers 130 sq kms in the district of Medak and Nizamabad. The wildlife sanctuary was established in the year 1952 by the Nizam of Hyderabad. The sanctuary is the homeland of various species of animals and birds. Panther, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Chowsingha, Chinkara, Hyena and Jackal are the main attractions of the sanctuary. The river Manjira is the main river that adds life to the jungle. The water body is nestling for the fish like Catla, Rahu, Murrel, Ech Paten, Karugu and Chidwa. Crocodile, fresh water t

Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary

The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located in  Bhadradri Kothagudem ,  district of Telangana, India. This exotic wildlife sanctuary is the natural habitat of some exotic wild life and tourists visiting the sanctuary can easily spot the wide range of animals taking shelter in their natural homes. With such a a sanctuary, the government gives these animals a scope to enjoy their life and regenerate.  The wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 635.4 square kilometers and this plentiful land serves as the native land for several endangered species. This sanctuary got its name after the river Kinnerasani.  This river divides the sanctuary and meets Godavari. The fauna found in this sanctuary are Panthers, Chinkara, Chousinghas, Sambar, Cheetal, Gaurs, Hyena, Jackals, Wild Boars, Tigers, Sloth Bear, and Black Bucks. Tourists can also spot a number of birds like Jungle Fowl, Quails, Partridges, Peafowl, Nuktas, Spoonbills, Teals, and Doves. The wildlife sanctuary is located at a d

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at Eturnagaram village in the district of Mulugu, Telangana, India. About: It is known to be one of the oldest sanctuaries in Telangana. In the year of 1952, on 30th January, the erstwhile Hyderabad Government declared it as sanctuary for its rich bio-diversity. Most of the statuary place is plain and one fourth is hilly. Godavari River passes through the sanctuary. Distance: The distance of this Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary from Hyderabad is about 200 km and from Warangal about 55 km. Park specifications : It is coverage areas about 812 km,Here Tigers, Panthers, Gaur, Sambar,Cheetal, Nilgiri and Blackbuck are the main attraction of the park. Flora and Fauna  Flora: The Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary has teak and other related plants such as thiruman, maddi, bamboo, mdhuca, terminlia and pterocarpus. Fauna: A perennial water source is known as ‘DayyamVagu’ which separates into two halves. It is a place of Tigers, Leopards, Wol

Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary

Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Warangal by the boundary of Pakhal Lake so it was named on the name of lake. In the year of 1952, Kaktiyas constructed this lake. One who visits this sanctuary is like a visiting a Kingdom of wild animal. Here various trees are found like Teak, bamboo, Flacourtia, Bombax Ceiba, Garuga Pinnata, Bridelia Retusa, Adina Cordifolia and others. It is covered area of 860 sqkm. It is said to be one of beautiful places on the earth as has greener pastures. Especially during winter, plenty of migrated birds come over here. Animals like Tiger, Wild Dogs, Panthers, Storks, Foxes Hyena, Gaurs, Teals, Spotted Deer’s, Pythons, Jackals, Ducks, Sloth Bears, Nilgai, and Sambars. Best time to visit :   November – June Accommodation :  Forest Rest House provided by the Telangana Tourism Board which is comfortable for visitors. How to reach Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary:  By Road: Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 50-km from Warangal, Number of buses are availabl