National park of India / National park of South India
Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary
136.02 sq kms/13,602 ha
District - Adilabad, Chinnur- Mancherial forest division about 300 km. north East of Hyderabad.
Description of Pranahita
Pranahita is a prime forest of dry deciduous type. The river Pranahita flows through the sanctuary feeding the forest with water. It is a hilly and undulating forest with patches of grassland and plateau.
Access of Pranahita
The nearest airport is Hyderabad; 300 kms from Pranahita.
It is about 70 Km. from Mancherial which is well connected to most of the cities of India.
Temperature in Pranahita
The region is generally hot and dry and the min/max temperature varies from 15 to 40oC
Accommodation and facilities in Pranahita
Accommodation is available at Forest Rest house at Mancherial and Chinnur.
Wildlife of Pranahita
The main trees found here are Pterocarpus marsupium, Dalbergia latifolia, Dalbergia sissoo, Dalbergia paniculata, Ficus spp etc.
The place is good for sightings of ungulates, deer and a diverse birdlife.
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