Pakhal Lake

Category Natural / Scenic beauty
  • Kirti torana of Kakatiya Dynasty
  • Fort
  • Warangal Fort View
  • Kush Mahal Warangal
  • Pakhal Lake
  • fort total
  • Warangal_Fort_General_View
  • Kush Mahal
  • Lake

Pakhal Lake, situated amidst undulating forest land hills and dales is a popular retreat for the tourists. The lake constructed around 1213 A.D. by Kakatiyan Ruler, Ganapatideva is spread over an area of 30 km2., provides a beautiful site. Set around the shores of this lake is the Pakhal Wild Life Sanctuary with an area of 839 km2. It is a dense forest shelter for a variety of fauna.

The sanctuary harbors mammals which include the nilgai, chital, leopard, jackal, sloth bear, porcupine, langoor, bonnet macaque, and reptiles like the python, cobra, russell’s viper, common krait, monitor lizard, indian chameleon, and occasionally, marsh crocodiles. Fishes of the lake include Botcha, Rohu, Jella, Chandamama, Naayanikuntha, Peraka, Poomeenu, Korramatta, Kodipe, Kailam, &c. belonging to at least 6 orders of freshwater fishes.

How to Reach :

By Air

The nearest airport is at Hyderabad, 160 kms away from Warangal

By Train

The nearest railway Station is located at Warangal at a distance of 50 km.

By Road

Pakhal is situated about 50 km east of Warangal and it is well connected by road passing through the east while taluk headquarters of Narsampet which is about 12 km away.