Wildlife in Karimnagar

Located along the holy River Godavari which is the lifeline to the Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Karimnagar district of Telangana, the total area of this beautiful wildlife Sanctuary is approx. 36.29 sq kms. This wildlife sanctuary is well known for Marsh Crocodiles that are seen throughout the Indo Gangetic plain.

The marsh crocodiles are the fresh water crocodile which are also known as Mugger Crocodiles. These mugger crocodiles outnumber the salt water crocodiles, and can crawl for a considerable distances on land. These crocodiles that are equally mobile on land as well as in water, and this quality stands as the hot tourist attraction at Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Telangana.

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. The most appropriate time for a visit to this wildlife Sanctuary is winter.

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

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.

Visitors are advised to carry food with them. There are few restaurants available in Manthani and Mancherial towns.

There are forest rest houses at Mancherial and Eklaspur (Manthani). There are few hotels offering accommodation in Mancherial town.