Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary
Are you curious to watch crocodiles moving in the water, of course, from a safe distance, which will surely be an experience of life time? Then, pack your bags and plan to visit Sivaram wildlife sanctuary in Adilabad district of Telangana, the newly emerged South Indian state.
Adilabad is home to various wonderful destinations attracting tourists from India and abroad round the year. The monuments, palaces, partially ruined heritage architectures, historic locations and religious centres have made Adilabad one of the popularly emerging tourist centres of Telangana. Sivaram Wildlife sanctuary is one such location where the wilderness of the forest and beauty of nature together add a magical touch to your trip to this location.
Located at a distance of 50km from Mancherial town, Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is so popular for its deciduous vegetation which includes Timan, Terminalias, Gumpena, Kodsha and many other varieties.
Besides the rich green vegetations, Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is best known for the Marsh crocodiles, the fresh water crocodiles found in this region is acclaimed as the flagship species and is the reason for the emerging popularity of this sanctuary. The number actually outweighs salt water crocodiles, an interesting information about these animals, which can walk on land as well.
The riverine forest where river Mighty Godavari cuts through the dense woods makes it more fertile and the entire sanctuary is sprawling across an area or more than 14 sq.miles. The uniqueness of this sanctuary is that it is the perennial basin of River Mighty Godavari with tiger, sloth bear, rhesus monkey, cheetal and sambar as the other associates in the adjoining regions of the forest.
Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is protected and preserved under the Karimnagar East Division of the Forest Range of Telangana state. Forest Rest Houses are available in Mancherial and Eklaspur(Manthani), which are at a distance of 50km and 10km respectively. You can plan to stay overnight in these rest houses if you are keen to have deep insight into the beauty of the wilderness.
Be sure of visiting Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, an enchanting experience is assured, during your tour to Telangana this time.