Wild Tales from Srisailam Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh tours

Posted in Asia | May 23, 2012 | Comment Now

Come to India, the lovely land of cultural values and wildlife sights. Come here and bask in the pleasures of a region filled with ultimate travel delights. Visit Andhra Pradesh in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent and experience the pleasures of a beautiful region filled with the greatest travel delights. With the best delights of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, this is a one land filled with great tour experiences.

Srisailam Sanctuary

Amongst the many places to visit in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the Srisailam sanctuary is a place that is a must visit in this part of the world. With a unique and special biotic community this is a great place to be in, in the sanctuary. Located around 29 km from the Macherla region, the Srisailam sanctuary is a lovely land filled with the best delights.

Also called the Nagarjunsagar Srisailam sanctuary this is a land with the best sights of tigers and is one of the largest reserves for tigers in the country. Named after the Nagarjunsagar reservoir this is a beautiful green paradise with the ultimate travel ecstasies of a wild destination. The central and the western parts of the Srisailam sanctuary is a region that is made up of a plateau that shows the oldest geological formations and dates back to some 2000 million years. Called the Archaen these formations form a mainstay of tours to this part of the world.

The forest in this region is visited by all tourists and it was in the year 1973 that it was recognized as a sanctuary. Then it became a part of the Project Tiger. Spanning an area of around 3568 square kilometres, this is a wildlife zone that is located around 150 km from Hyderabad and covers regions of Nalgonda, Kurnool, Guntur and Mahaboobnagar. The pristine nature of the wildlife sanctuary is what makes the trips to Srisailam Sanctuary so special. With the majestic Nallamala hills surrounding the eastern and the southern parts of this paradise, the River Krishna surrounds it on the other side.

Very popular for the rich flora and fauna there is something very unique about the vegetation here which is mainly made up of the mixed deciduous forests filled with bamboo thickets and scrubs. It provides shelter to the most special wild animals that are found here. With the beautiful gorges and the rugged landscape providing the added thrill to the settings here, the beauty of the majestic Nallamala hills provides a perfect background for tours here. Then there is the exotic fauna here made of the Indian Giant Squirrels, Sambhar, Black Bucks, Chousingha, wild boars, Nilgai, Rayels, Tree shrews, Jackals, Foxes, Wolves and the sloth Bear besides of course the panthers, mouse deer, spotted deer, tigers and the mugger crocodiles. There are many tourists who visit the sanctuary just to see the nocturnal species here which is the tiger.

Black Bucks at Srisailam Sanctuary

Chousingha at Srisailam Sanctuary Jackals at Srisailam Sanctuary

The population of tigers here in the sanctuary has been decreasing and there have been many measures that have taken for the preservation of the species. These species are under threat of getting extinct.

The best time to visit this sanctuary is in the months of June to October. March to June are the hottest months here and the region gets some rain due to the south west monsoons.

Accommodation facilities here are convenient here and there are 3 guest houses in the forest region. With Hyderabad as the nearest airport, and the Markarpur railway station as the nearest railhead, the sanctuary is accessed from the nearby cities by road too.

Visit some of the attractive regions here lying along the wildlife sanctuary and also see the Chenna Kesava Swamy Temple and the Macherla monuments here. The Srisailam sanctuary is well worth the visit and you would surely be enchanted by the pristine settings of the ambience here and the Rollapadu grasslands are another sight here which are filled with the ultimate travel delights. Embark on this journey and enjoy the tours to this part of India.

Chenna Kesava Swamy Temple

Srisailam sanctuary is well worth the visit and you must make it a point to come to this part of the world.

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