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Adilabad , Andhra Pradesh

If you are craving for beautiful tropical lush green surroundings which will make your heart sing, Adilabad is the perfect place for you. A small town in Andhra Pradesh, just a few hundred miles from Hyderabad it is a place you run to when you want to escape your boss’ voice inside your head. With its serene greenery and peaceful environ, it washes away all the stress of your work life. With such flora and fauna, this place is famous for its birdwatching and trekking. Nature lovers from all over flock here to enjoy these two treats which Adilabad provide in surplus. And you are not going to be disappointed at all. It is also famous for the two waterfalls, namely Pochera waterfall and the Kuntala waterfall. The Kuntala waterfall is the highest waterfall in the whole state and thus a major tourist attraction. You are not going to be alone here as visitors to this place absolutely flock it. On the other hand Pochera is smaller yet as picturesque as Kuntala and thus provide you with the same experience, albeit in privacy. This is a wonderful place to spend some quality time with your loved ones in the midst of one of Mother Nature’s gifts. After which you can have some time bonding over a picnic in the forest cover surrounding the waterfalls. The Kadam Dam is also a marvellous sight in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh. Adiabad is a place to visit in winters when the climate is mellow and the beauty makes you bow. Summers here are harsh and monsoons turbulent. So if you want to take some precious time off during the winters this is the place to visit.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 32.0°C /90.0°F 93 mm 866feet 108233.0 /km2 Jan-Apr,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

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  • Kadam Dam


    "Kadam Dam or Kadam Project is being constructed in Adilabad District over Kaddam River. The dam is built at the place where Godavari River merges with River Kaddam. This dam was built between 1949 and 1965, with a motive to irrigate around 25,000 hectares of area in Adilabad."

    Kadam Dam

  • Kuntala Waterfalls


    "Kuntala Waterfall is waterfall located in Kuntala, Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh. It is located on Kadem river in Neredigonda mandal.[1] It is the highest waterfall in the state of Andhra Pradesh[2] with a height of 147 feet (45 meters).[3]\nAccording to the popular and prevalent local belief Kuntala Waterfall got its name after Shakuntala, the beloved wife of King Dushyanth; the pair fell in love with each other and were mesmerized by the scenic beauty of the surroundings. The locals also believe that Shakuntala used to bathe by the waterfall.\nFormed by Kadam River, Kuntala falls cascades down through two steps and can be seen as two separate adjacent falls after the peak rains. It is one of the famous one day outings from Hyderabad. There is a motorable road till the entry point of falls from where steps are available to reach bottom of falls. The falls is about 10 minutes (one way) walk from the entry point.\nMonsoons and post-monsoons are the best seasons to visit Kuntala Falls. It is dangerous to get into water at the bottom when the water flow is high due to sharp rocks and twists.\nPublic transport is available till Neredikonda from where private vehicles can be hired. Nirmal & Adilabad are base stations.\nNearest Airport: Hyderabad : Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (280 km) Nearest Railway Station: Adilabad Railway Station (57 km)"

    Kuntala Waterfalls

  • Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary


    "Kawal wildlife sanctuary is located at Jannaram mandal of Adilabad district in Andhra Pradesh state of India.[1][2].It is spread over an area of 893 km2. It is increasingly getting threatened by growing human encroachments, rampant poaching, illegal wood felling and habitat loss.[3]\nOne of the richest Teak forests in the State with dense pristine areas free of human disturbance. The River Kadam flows through this area. Dry Deciduous Teak Forests mixed with Bamboo, Terminalia, Pterocarpus, Anogeisus and Cassias.\nMammal species that have been sighted include tiger, leopard, gaur, cheetal, sambar, nilgai, barking deer, chowsingha, sloth bear. Several species of birds & reptiles are also found in the sanctuary.\nAccessible from Mancherial 50 km. and from Hyderabad 270 km. by road. Nearest Airport in Nagpur."

    Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary


    "Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife preserve in India located 10 km from Manthani, 80 km from Karimnagar and 50 km from Mancherial. This 37 km2 riverine forest mixed with teak and terminalia is home to marsh crocodiles of the river Godavari. It also harbours leopards, sloth bears, nilgari, black buck, cheetahs, pythons, and langurs. The undulating natural terrain adds to the beauty of the sanctuary.[1]"

    Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Basar Saraswati Temple


    "Basar or Basara is a census town in Adilabad district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Basara is popular in India because of Saraswathi temple, which is only such temple in entire India.The Saraswathy Temple in Basar is a unique temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (in Telugu, this means \"alphabet exercise\").\nIt is situated about 200 km from Hyderabad and 34.8 km from Nizamabad. Basar is 600 km from Mumbai, by a train on the new Secunderabad - Mumbai Devagiri Express.[2]"

    Basar Saraswati Temple

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