Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Location: Nizamabad, Telangana 502113, India.

    Visiting Time: 2-3 hours.

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    Located 15 km from Medak and 115 km from Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest and wildlife sanctuary. For the visitors, it has an ecotourism center. With too many species of birds and mammals, it’s like shelter. From Nizamabad city, the sanctuary is situated at a distance of 100 km.


    For the tourists who get to enjoy the ambiance of the forest alone, it makes up for a thrilling experience. Making the jungle appear very thick, the thin branches of the trees intertwine with each other.  In the water flowing from the nearby dam, tourists can wash their feet. One needs also to be careful while enjoying the trek, as exciting as it sounds. An experience full of fun, excitement, and adventure is offered by the place. From the hectic life in the midst of tranquility and peace, it is likely to provide the best getaway.


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    In the districts of Nizamabad and Medak, spanning over 130 square kilometers, it was a former hunting ground of the Nizam. In the early 20th century, it was declared a wildlife sanctuary. Formed from the bunding of the Allair from 1916-1922, it is named after the Pocharam lake.

    Inside/Outside Views

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    With all the surrounding hills, this place is a scenic beauty. Tourists and travelers are extremely mesmerized by the dreamlike beauty of the Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary. Stretching over for 4.5 km and passing through the thick forest growth, the Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary provides a trekking trail.

    Opening Hours

    Wednesday        8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Thursday           8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Friday                8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Saturday           8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Sunday             8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Monday           8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Tuesday           8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    Including entry fee and guide INR 300 is needed to pay.

    How to Reach

     By Air: To other major cities of the country, Nizamabad is not well connected via regular flights. At a distance of 140 km, the nearest airport is Begumpet airport in Hyderabad. From the airport, you can hire a cab or taxi to the palace.

    BY TRAIN: Like Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Bengaluru, and Kolkata, Nizamabad is well connected with all major cities of India through the railway. From other major cities of the country, you can easily get regular trains to Nizamabad. The nearest railway station is the Nizamabad railway station.

    BY ROAD: From the bus stand, regular services of state roadways and privately owned buses of the city are available. With important cities and states, roads are also well connected. To reach your desired destination, you can also hire rented cars or taxis

    Tips for Travellers

    Don’t make any kind of noise that may disturb other visitors.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: yes, the place is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans:  photography is allowed.

    Que-03: What is the best time to visit the place?

    Ans: You can visit the place anytime throughout the year.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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