Wildlife in Adilabad

Pranahita is an important dry deciduous type of forest. The Pranahita River, a tributary of river Godavari flows through this beautiful sanctuary adding a mystic touch to its exotic beauty. It is a hilly and rising and falling forest with patches of plateau and grassland. Situated on the banks of Pranahita, the prehistoric rock formation of this place makes it more interesting to visit. This Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Adilabad district of Telangana, in the extremely scenic landscape of the Deccan plateau. 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.

Flora :

This sanctuary is rich in natural vegetation and different types of plants and trees can be found here including dalbergia paniculata, pterocarpus marsupium, ficus spp, dalbergia latifolia, dalbergia sissoo etc.

Fauna :

The Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural habitat for various types of wild species especially mammals including leopards, rhesus, tigers, langurs, hyenas, sloth bear, wild dogs, forest cat and many more. Best time to visit the Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is between October to March.

  • How to Reach
  • Where to eat
  • Where to stay

This sanctuary is located on the banks of Pranahita River, nearly 35 km away from Mancherial town and is accessible by road.

There are many hotels available for quality food in Mancherial town.

For accommodation, tourists can book the forest rest house at Mancherial and Chinnur. There are many hotels and lodges available in Mancherial town.