Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary is located in
Jannaram 50-km from Mancherial, Adilabad
district and is 260-kms from
Hyderabad It was
established in 1965 and was originally managed as a 'Game Reserve'. It
spreads over 893-sq-km with dry deciduous teak forest, bamboo and
miscellaneous species of flora. Because of its rich biodiversity it was
declared as a sanctuary.
Animals like Cheetal, Sambar, Nilgai, Muntjac (barking deer), Indian Bison (Gaur), Sloth Bear, Panther, Tiger and variety of birds like Peacocks, Patridges, Quails, Vultures, Eagles, Kites, Owls, Mynas, Pigeons, Tree - pies, Kingfishers are seen in the sanctuary. One can find reptiles like Python, Crocodile, Star Tortoise, Cobra, Kraite, and Monitor Lizard.
Rail: Nearest railway station is at
Mancherial, which is 50-km away.
Road: Tourists can take buses from Adilabad.
Forest rest house at Jannaram.