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Srisailam Tiger Sanctuary


Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is the largest tiger reserve in India. The reserve is spread over five districts, Kurnool District, Prakasam District, Guntur District, Nalgonda District and Mahbubnagar district. Srisailam Dam and the Nagarjunasagar Dam are also located in the reserve area. The sanctuary area mostly consists of Nallamala Hills, and varies from plains to precipitous cliffs. More than 80 per cent of the area is gently rolling to hilly.

Wildlife at Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve
The reserve is one of the prime seats of project tiger, and boasts of having above 150 species of Avians. With its rich bio-diversity, the reserve makes for an extremely adventurous trip.

The vegetation found at the forest includes, southern tropical dry mixed deciduous forest, Hardwickia forest and Deccan thorn scrub forests with much Euphorbia scrub. Important plant species here are: Anogeissus latifolia (axlewood), Cleisthanthus collinus (odcha), Terminalia spp., Pterocarpus marsupium, Hardwickia binata (anjan tree), Boswellia serrata (Indian frankincense or salai), Tectona grandis (teak), Mundulea sericea and Albizia spp. (silkplants).

The main mammals found here are: Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, sloth bear, Ussuri dhole, Indian pangolin, chital, sambar deer, chevrotain, blackbuck, chinkara and chowsingha. Lesser fauna include mugger crocodile, Indian python, Naja naja, Ptyas mucosa, Bengal monitor, Indian Star tortoise and Indian peafowl.

Best time to visit
The months between October to June serves as the best time to visit the Tiger Sanctuary.

How to reach
By Air: Hyderabad airport is 316 km away.
By Rail: Hyderabad as well as Markapur (85 km away) are connected to Srisailam.
By Road: Srisailam is 190 km from Kurnool, 220 km from Guntur, 470 km from Chennai, and 85 km from Mannanur.

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