Eturnagaram National Park

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary: National Park

Location: Warangal District

Area:803 Sq. Kms

Uniqueness:It’s a low hilly forest situated on the banks of the river Godavari. It is the home to the largest Gaur populations in the state.

Flora:Dry deciduous Teak Forest & Riverine Forest with Bamboo, Pterocarpus, Anogeissus, Buchanania

Fauna:Tiger, Panther, Gaur, Sambar, Cheetal, Nilgai, Black Buck, Chowsingha, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Wolf, Jackal, Fox, Jungle Cat and a variety of Birds.

Accessibility:90 Kms. from Warangal / Kazipet (Railway station) 250 Kms. from Hyderabad by road. Nearest Airport ? Hyderabad

Accommodation:Cottages and rest house at Tadvai, forest rest house at Warangal & ITDA Guest house at Eturnagaram.
Season:October to May

Contact:Divisional Forest Officer, Wildlife Management, Warangal

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary: National Park

Location:

Area:235.70 sq. Kms

Uniqueness:The largest surviving patch of mangrove forests in the state with more than 65 mangrove tree species. Home for the rare, endangered smooth indian otter, fishing cat, and estuarine crocodile.

Flora:the sanctuary has rich mangrove vegetation with species like rhizophora, avicennia, sonneratia, and aegiceros

Fauna:Otter, Fishing cat, jackal, marine turtle and estuarine crocodile. Most common birds are sea gulls, storks, herons, snipes, ducks and flamingos

Accessibility:20 kms. From kakinada railway station and 70 kms from rajamundry railway station. Nearest airport ? rajahmundry

Accommodation:Forest rest house at coringa, kakinada & rajahmundry

Season:October to may

Contact:Divisional Forest Officer, (Wildlife Management), Rajahmundry, East Godavari District.

Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary

Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary : National Park

Location: Kurnool & Prakasam Districts

Area:Area 1194 Sq. Kms.

Uniqueness:It is the last surviving pristine forests of Nallamalai tract; which is rich in plants of Ethno-Botanical values. This forest has some of the most scenic areas.

Flora:Mixed deciduous forest of Teak, Pterocarpuss, Terminalia, Albizzia, Anogeissius, Dalbergia, Boswellia, Shisham, Andug & Bamboo. Gundlakamma a perennial river criss-crosses through the sanctuary on its eastern parts.

Fauna:Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Wild Dog, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Langur, Bonnet Monkey, Pangolin, Sambar, Nilgai, Chowsingha, Chinkara, Mouse Deer, Monitor Lizard, Python and Marsh Crocodile

Accessibility:100 Kms. from Kurnool railway station or 30 Kms. from Nandyal railway station

Accommodation:Inspection bungalow at Nandyal & Forest rest house at Diguvametta

Season:October to May

Contact:Field Director, Project Tiger, Srisailam, Kurnool District

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary : National Park Location: Visakhapatnam Area:70.70 Sq. Kms Uniqueness:N/A Flora:Dry evergreen forest mixed with scrub and meadows. Terrain hilly with steep slopes Fauna:Leopard, Spotted Deer?s, Sambar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Dog etc. Accessibility:Outskirts of Vizag City 20 Kms away. Nearest Airport ? Visakhapatnam. Accommodation:N/ASeason:Round the year Contact:Divisional Forest Officer, Visakhapatnam Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary: National Park Location: Adilabad District Area:893 Sq. Kms Uniqueness:One of the Richest Teak Forests in the State, With Dense Pristine Areas Free Of Human Disturbance. The River Kadiam Flows through This Area.
Flora:Dry Deciduous Teak Forests Mixed With Bamboo, Terminalia, Pterocarpus, Anogeisus, Cassias Fauna:Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Barking Deer, Chowsingha, Mouse Deer, Sloth Bear & a variety Of Birds & Reptiles.Accessibility:50 Kms from Mancherial. 260 Kms from Hyderabad by Road. Nearest Airport ? Hyderabad Accommodation:Forest Rest House at Jannaram & Mancherial Season:November to May Contact:Divisional Forest Officer (Wildlife Management), Jannaram, Adilabad District.

Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary: National Park

Location: Adilabad District

Area:893 Sq. Kms

Uniqueness:One of the Richest Teak Forests in the State, With Dense Pristine Areas Free Of Human Disturbance. The River Kadiam Flows through This Area.

Flora:Dry Deciduous Teak Forests Mixed With Bamboo, Terminalia, Pterocarpus, Anogeisus, Cassias

Fauna:Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Barking Deer, Chowsingha, Mouse Deer, Sloth Bear & a variety Of Birds & Reptiles.Accessibility:50 Kms from Mancherial. 260 Kms from Hyderabad by Road. Nearest Airport ? Hyderabad

Accommodation:Forest Rest House at Jannaram & Mancherial

Season:November to May

Contact:Divisional Forest Officer (Wildlife Management), Jannaram, Adilabad District.

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park : National Park

Location: Hyderabad

Area:1.425 Sq. Kms

Uniqueness:A jungle amidst the concrete jungle in Hyderabad City supporting verdant forest with diverse flora & fauna.

Flora:Southern tropical dry deciduous forest and the last vestigial representative of the endemic flora of Hyderabad region. Includes species like Teak, Sandalwood, Neem, Babul, Palas, Ficus etc.

Fauna:Porcupine, Jungle Cat, Small Indian Civet, Pangolin, Mongoose, Wild Boar, over 130 species of birds, 30 species of Reptiles and 30 species of Butterflies. The park supports over 300 Peacocks

Accessibility:Located in Jubilee Hills, the heart of Hyderabad City

Accommodation:N/A

Season:All the year round

Contact:Divisional Forest Officer, (Wildlife Management), Hyderabad.

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