Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary, Warangal

Area: 860-sq-km/86,000 ha
Established In: 1952 as a sanctuary.
Location: 50-km From Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

Pakhal Wildlife SanctuaryDescription:

Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary is a manmade lake, completed in 1213 AD by the Kakatiyas. The sanctuary is spread over 860-sq-km consisting of a large plateau surrounded by low hills. The environment and the Pakhal Lake form the core area of the sanctuary. The vegetation consists of tropical dry deciduous mixed forests, bamboo and mixed teak forests.

Its natural scenic beauty and landscape is extremely beautiful and captivating, which makes this place worth visiting. This sanctuary consists of a large plateau surrounded with low hills. The Pakhal Lake and its environs form the core area. Altitude ranges from 280-300 ft.

Visiting Season: 
November To June

By Rail Nearest railway station is at Warangal
By Road: It is located on Narsampet-Warangal division, which is at a distance of 50-km from Warangal. Pakhal is 130-km by road from Hyderabad. It is well connected by road.

Pakhal Wildlife SanctuaryTemperature: 
The temperature in this area ranges from 15 -45oC. Average annual rainfall 1,225mm

PWD Rest House, Sulurpet

Flora: Tropical deciduous forests with a few evergreen species such as Aegle marmelos and Mallotus philippensis. The deciduous trees, forming the chief components of the forest are Adina cordifolia, Bombax ceiba, Bridelia retusa, Cleistanthus collinus, Cochlospermum religiosum, Emblica officinalis, Dalbergia latifolia, Flacourtia indica, Garuga pinnata, There are also many climbers, woody herbs and shrubs and monsoon plants. Extensive grasslands occur near the lake.

Fauna Leopard, sambar, nilgai, sloth bear, chital, chowsingha (four-horned antelope) , chinkara (mountain gazelle), blackbuck, wild boar. Large concentration of migratory waterfowls and waders arrive at the lake between November and March.

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