Wildlife in Hyderabad

The royal city Hyderabad has seen steady growth, especially in the past ten years. The city went on to become cyber city with its progressive step up for global recognition. Amidst all the corporate hulla bulla and modernization, lies yet another jungle, which belongs to Mother Nature. While there are the busy IT parks in the cyber city, there is this complete antithesis of the megacity, a park that calms your senses and soothes your mind. The Kasu Bramhananda Reddy National Park is teeming with life that is not very sophisticated, more primitive and uncivilized and yet, so enlightening and exotically beautiful. This place is also called the KBR National Park, and yes, this is a must visit place.

Established in the year 1994 with an aim to protect the richness and biodiversity of the area it is built on, the enchanting Kasu Bramhananda Reddy National Park is sprawled over an area of about 156 hectares in the lush lanes of Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills. The KBR Park is named after former Chief Minister Kasu Bramhananda Reddy. Apart from being breathtakingly picturesque, the park is also home to a variety of flora and fauna like most of the national parks. The park also has the magnificent Chittan Palace of the former Nizam of Hyderabad and a many other historic structures. There are some 600 species of trees and plants within the park’s vicinity, ranging from herbs, shrubs, to climbers and creepers. When it comes to the fauna, the park homes approximately 20 species of reptiles, 13 species of birds, 15 species of butterflies, 20 species of mammals, and a wide variety of invertebrates.

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

KBR Park is located near Banjara Hills- Jubilee Hills stretch in Hyderabad, around 8 km from the heart of the city and can be accessed easily by road.

There are many eateries, fast food joints, budget hotels and high-end restaurants that offer food for tourists.

Telangana Tourism operates Plaza Hotel in Begumpet,Located at distance of 5.4 kms from KBR national park is a comfortable stay. The Plaza hotel here is ideal for tourists visiting destinations in and around Hyderabad. There are standard and deluxe A/C rooms and the interiors are world-class, designed aesthetically to attract tourists. The rooms of the hotel are well-maintained, the environs look pleasing and this hotel is built in signature style in the midst of the city. There is also an attached restaurant here offering quality food for the visitors at specified timings. A prominent hotel of Telangana tourism, Plaza Hotel has well-laid tiles while the woodwork of suites indicate world-class construction, thereby creating a landmark hotel of the tourism department.

Haritha Taramathi baradari resort is located at a distance of 17.8 kms from KBR national park,is an attractive destination in Hyderabad. The resort has an Open Air Auditorium, which is ideal for corporate gatherings and private events. It also has an Air Cooled Theatre and Banquet Hall that are a perfect fit for special events, conferences and exhibitions. It comes with an attached pantry, a multi – cuisine A/C restaurant and a 50 PAX A/c Bar(saqi) for spending some quality time.The resort also has a souvenir shop and swimming pool that comes with a modern health club with best facilities for fitness and leisure. There are A/C suites and A/C rooms that can be an ideal way to enjoy luxury in the vicinity of a prominent monument. Spending time close to a heritage destination with best accommodation and quality food, with all trappings of a resort has never been this wonderful!