Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Adilabad District, is 250 kms away from Hyderabad. It is one of the main Wildlife Sanctuaries of Andhra Pradesh.

This sanctuary is the home for various animals like Indian Bison, Cheetal, Sambar, Barking Deer, Sloth Bear, Panther and Tiger, and for reptiles like Python, Crocodile, Star Tortoise, Monitor Lizard, Cobra etc.

The sanctuary is a dry deciduous forest with teak, bamboo and other varieties of trees, shrubs and herbs, and experiences dry climate in summer. During the monsoon from June to September , the plants and trees come alive again.

The sanctuary was established in 1964 with the purpose of safeguarding the endangered species in their natural habitat, and later it was declared as a wildlife sanctuary.

Apart from animals, birds like Partridge, Quails, Peacocks, Eagles, Kites, Owls, Mynahs, Kingfishers etc are also seen in this Wildlife Sanctuary.

If you opt for a jeep safari, you can have a closer, yet safer, view of the kawal wildlife, to make your trip more interesting.

Reaching There

By Air: Hyderabad is the nearest Airport.

By Rail: Kawal-Mancherial Railway station is the nearest railway station.

By Road: By State Transport Buses, cars, and jeeps.


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