Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary

Area

136.02 sq kms/13,602 ha

Location

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

By Air

The nearest airport is Hyderabad; 300 kms from Pranahita.

By Road

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

Flora

The main trees found here are Pterocarpus marsupium, Dalbergia latifolia, Dalbergia sissoo, Dalbergia paniculata, Ficus spp etc.

Mammals

The place is good for sightings of ungulates, deer and a diverse birdlife.

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