Wildlife in Warangal

If you want to explore one of the oldest wildlife sanctuaries of Telangana, then you just can’t miss the Eturunagaram Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is located at a distance of 110 kilometers from Warangal. The Eturunagaram Sanctuary was declared a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1953 by the former Hyderabad Government, thanks to its rich bio-diversity. One just can’t stop observing and praising the sanctuary’s unique feature in the face of climbers, which are found in great quantity across the length and breadth of this marvelous natural park. The area in this wildlife park is full of steeps and gentle slopes. On the top of it, the wildlife sanctuary area has some historical significance owing to the existence of tree fossils in this Sarvai area and caves.

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is also counted as those rare eco-regions around the globe that has various embryonic species of ephemeral elements. The natural park is spread over an area of 806 sq.kms in Warangal district. This very scenic place is a narrow band of forest formation and lose to three-fourths of this entire land is identified by rising and falling plain land surface while the remaining part of it is hilly with a superfluity of streams and springs. The perennial river Dayyam Vagu flows through this beautiful sanctuary. This Vagu separates the wildlife sanctuary into two parts. The region is covered completely with thick natural vegetation. The plethora of water in the sanctuary attributes to the presence of reptiles like the famous Mugger crocodiles and snakes like the Cobra, Python and Krait. Best season to visit the sanctuary is from October to April.

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

The sanctuary is located at a distance of 110 kilometers from Warangal and nearly 250 km from Hyderabad.

There are many hotels offering quality food in the city of Warangal. Haritha Kakatiya Hotel in Warangal City offers delicious fare for tourists. There are some hotels close to the highway near Eturunagaram.

There are cottages and rest house at Tadvai, forest rest house at Warangal and ITDA Guest house at Eturnagaram. Haritha Kakatiya Hotel in Warangal City handles the tourist flow to the heritage city of Warangal and other close by tourist attractions.