Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary
Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary is located 50 Km from Warangal, along the shoreline
of Pakhal Lake and is named after it. It is a manmade lake, excavated in 1213 AD
by the Kakatiyas. The sanctuary is spread over 880 sq.km consisting of a large
plateau surrounded by low hills. The environment and the Pakhal Lake form the
core area of the sanctuary. The vegetation consists of tropical dry deciduous
mixed forests, bamboo and mixed teak forests. Its natural scenic beauty and
landscape is extremely beautiful and captivating, which makes this place worth
visiting. This sanctuary is home to Spotted Dear, Sambhar, Nilghai, Wild Boar,
Guar, Python, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Panther, Tiger,
Ducks, Teals, Cormorant, Spoon Bills, and Storks etc. It has wide variety of
jungle birds and several water birds that spend the winter here.
Best time to visit Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary
November to June.
Accommodation at Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary
Accommodation is available at Forest Rest House at Pakhal and PWD rest house
How to Reach Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary
- Road: It is located on Narsampet-Warangal division, which is at a
distance of 50-km from Warangal.
- Rail:50-km from Warangal
- Air: Hyderabad Airport.