Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary

Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in warangal district of Telangana. It is spread over an area of 860 kilometers square. A man-made lake, named Pakhal lake, built during kakatiya rule is located by the side of Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary. It has a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The months of November to June are considered the best to visit this place.

Dominant Flora

The flora of the sanctuary consists of various kinds of herbs, shrubs and climbers. Deciduous vegetation such as Emblica Officinalis, Cordifolia, Bombax Ceiba, Cleistanthus Collinus, Flacourtia Indica, Bridelia Retusa, Dalbergia Latifolia, Cochlospermum Religiosum can also be seen here.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Leopard, Wild Boar, Panthers, Hyenas, Sloth Bear, Chital, Mountain Gazelle, Blackbuck, Four-horned Antelope or Chousingha and many others.

Birds: Several species of birds are found here.

Reptiles: Python, Cobra, Crocodiles, Monitor Lizard, etc.

Best Time to visit

The sanctuary can be visited throughout the year as the weather remains pleasant, but the months of November to June are considered the perfect time to pay a visit to this place.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: Warangal is the nearest railway station to the sanctuary.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is in Hyderabad. From there, private taxi can be hired.

Road Accessibility : The sanctuary is well-connected by road to the cities like Warangal and Narsampet.

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