Wildlife in Khammam

The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Khammam district of Telangana, India. This exotic wildlife sanctuary is the natural habitat of some exotic wild life and tourists visiting the sanctuary can easily spot the wide range of animals taking shelter in their natural homes. With such a a sanctuary, the government gives these animals a scope to enjoy their life and regenerate.

The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 21kilometers away from the Paloncha town which is in the district of Khammam. The wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 635.4 square kilometers and this plentiful land serves as the native land for several endangered species. This sanctuary got its name after the river Kinnerasani. This river divides the sanctuary and meets Godavari. The fauna found in this sanctuary are Panthers, Chinkara, Chousinghas, Sambar, Cheetal, Gaurs, Hyena, Jackals, Wild Boars, Tigers, Sloth Bear, and Black Bucks. Tourists can also spot a number of birds like Jungle Fowl, Quails, Partridges, Peafowl, Nuktas, Spoonbills, Teals, and Doves.

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

The wildlife sanctuary is located at a distance of 24 kms from Kothagudem and 12 Kms from Palvancha town and is accessible by road.

There are good restaurants available at both Kothagudem and Palvancha towns.

There are forest rest houses available at Paloncha, Kothagudem & Bhadrachalam. Haritha Hotel Bhadrachalam, located 40 km away, operated by Telangana Tourism is an ideal accommodation option for travellers looking for a comfortable resort.