Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary


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Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

Ranked 3 of 40 sightseeing in Khammam

The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located around 2 km away from the city centre of Khammam. This sanctuary is popularly known as Deer Park and is home to various wild animals, birds and reptiles.

It forms part of the Dandakaranya Forests and mainly has southern dry mixed deciduous forests, grasslands, dry teak forests and dry bamboo brakes. The sanctuary is located on the right bank of the Kinnerasani River and sprawls over an area of around 635.40 sq km.

This sanctuary is home to animals like cheetal, chinkara, sambar and wild boars. Gaur, jackal, hyena, panther, tiger, sloth bear and black buck are some of the other animals that can be spotted in the sanctuary. Some of the common species of birds found in the sanctuary are pea fowl, quails, jungle fowl, partridge, teal, spoonbill and dove.

Reptiles like viper, python, cobra and krait can be spotted in the marshlands of the sanctuary. The plant species found here are maddi, yegissa, yepi, sommi, bandaru, thandra, amla and mango, among others. A huge reservoir constructed by a famous poet, Viswanatha Satyanarayana, on the Kinnerasani River, is the prime attraction of this sanctuary.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
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Himaja Konkipadu

Himaja Konkipadu4.3/5

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The sunset is beautiful

Kinnerasani dam is approximately 14 km from paloncha and the road passes by kothagudem Thermal power station. There are lot of trees in this place. The sunset is beautiful. We can see the water gates, Small park at the base. We can reach to the end of the project by walking some distance. There will be a deer park where we can enjoy by offering them some grass. So I recommend all the people to visit this place with your family as picnic.

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