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Pakhal Lake, Warangal

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Pakhal Lake is a man-made lake in the Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary in Warangal district, Telangana, a state in Southern India.ImportancePakhal 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, Ganapathidev and 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.If, one is lucky, one can spot a tiger or a leopard or a bear and one can find a herd of deer roaming about freely in the wild. The sanctuary is also harbouring Mammals like panthers, hyenas, wolves, wild dogs, jackals, sloth bear, nilgal, porcupine, langoor, Reptiles like python, cobra, common krait, monitor lizard and Crocodiles.LocationPakhal is situaled about 50 km east of Warangal and it is well connected by road passing through the east while taluk headquarters of Narsampet which about 12 km away.
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  • Very nice lake. You get good views and calm environment. We went on a Sunday, so there was a lot of noise in the canal area by drunk and dancing young people. But you can always find a good peaceful s...  read more »
  • this is the very old artificial lake built by kaktiya kings during their rule to supply drinking water and irrigation water to almost 4 mandals. it is located 40km far from district head quarter (wara...  read more »
  • Pakhal lake in Warangal district is a very natural wetland attracting migratory birds during the months of January and February. It is an hour's journey when the weather is good. A place one should no...  read more »