Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Total Coverage Area

893 sq. km/ 89,300 ha

Established in

1964 as a sanctuary


In Adilabad district and is a t a distance of 50 km. from Mancherila and 250 km. form Hyderabad.

Description of Kawal

Kawal Wildlife sanctuary is ideal to see ungulates and a diverse range of birds. The area is hilly and undulating. Altitude ranges from 150-600m.

Visiting Season in Kawal

November - March

Access of Kawal

By Air

Closest airport is Hyderabad (260 kms)

By Rail

The closest railway station is 50km. from Kawal - Mancherial Railway Station

By Road

At about 260 km. by road from Hyderabad, it is easily reachable by State owned bus services.

Temperature in Kawal

Climate is generally hot and dry except during the South-West monsoons in the months of June-September.

Accommodation and facilities in Kawal

Accommodation is available at Forest Guesthouse at Jannaram, Adilabad district.

Wildlife of Kawal


It is mainly covered with tropical dry deciduous forests. There are terminalia and bombax species also.

Mammals Leopard , sambar, blackbuck, chital, chowsingha, gaur, nilgai, muntjac .

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