Fast Facts :
Situated : 55kms away from Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, (India)
Area : 812 sq km
Apt time to visit this place : November-March
Type : Wild life Sanctuary
Category : Outdoor
Andhra Pradesh has magnificent wildlife reserves and Eturnagara Wild life is one such exotic and enthralling location. This Wildlife sanctuary is situated close to Andhra, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra borders and is 55kms away from Warangal. Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the former sanctuaries of Andhra Pradesh. This place was declared as the wildlife sanctuary in the year 1952 in the month of January because of the rich marine and bio diversity, which it offers.
The ecstatic land is rolling from east to west also from steep to gentle slopes. A chunk of three quarters of land is plain and the rest of the area is hilly with lots of springs and streams. This is a tropical dry deciduous forest and you will find many trees like bamboo, teak and many other trees like terminalia and madhuca, which are of 60ft and above.
There is a recurrent source of water known as Dayyam Vigo that separates this sanctuary in to two parts. This sanctuary is the home to animals like Sloth Bear, Sambar, Black Buck, Wolf, Tiger, Wild Dogs, Chousingha, Chinkara, Giant Squirrel, Four Horned Antilope, Jackals, Panther and many different species of birds. You will also see reptiles like python, Kraits, Monitor Lizard, Crocodiles (Mugger), Cobra and Star Tortoise. Try to visit this place in the month of October to January, as during that time, the climate is enduring and the nature is at her glory after the ravishing monsoon. This is a must visit for all the nature lovers as you will have the best time of your lifetime. Do not forget to carry your camera as it is fully needed to capture the glory of this place.
Accommodation facilities are easily available at Warangal and you can avail a happy stay at the forest rest house provided by the forest officials.