Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is located around 35kilometers from Mancherial in the district of Adilabad. It is about 300km to the north-east side of Hyderabad.
Best time to visit-
The period between Octobers to March is the best time for visiting the sanctuary.
Know Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary
Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the district of Adilabad, in the scenic landscape of Deccan plateau. The sanctuary covers an area of around 136sq.kms and is covered with deciduous teak forests. The river Pranahita (a tributary of river Godavari) carves its way in to the sanctuary and makes the sanctuary more beautiful. The sanctuary is also a home to various fossils that are found here. In addition to this there are various other attractions that are listed below.
The sanctuary is very rich in natural vegetation and various types of plants & trees are found here that include pterocarpus marsupium, dalbergia paniculata, dalbergia latifolia, ficus spp, dalbergia sissoo etc.
Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to various types of species especially mammals that include tigers, leopards, rhesus, langur, hyenas, wild dogs, sloth bear, forest cat and many more.
The sanctuary also shelters a wide array of birds. The common that one can see around are strokes, teals, ducks, herons etc.
One can easily travel by road up to Mancherial, which is only 35kms from the sanctuary.
One can travel by air till Hyderabad, which is around 300kms from the sanctuary.