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Pakhal Lake


 Pakhal Lake

Located at a distance of around 50 km from Warangal city, Pakhal Lake is a popular place to visit. Spread across an area of 30 sq. km amid the flourishing greenery of forests and hills, this lake offers breathtaking picturesque site.

It is a man-made lake which was built during kakatiya rule. This lake was built in 1213 AD by the Kakatiya King Ganapati Deva. It was built to serve as a source of water for irrigational purpose. It was built on a tributary of River Krishna. Pakhal Lake Warangal has become a popular place for tourists to visit and relax. It's the mesmerizing natural beauty and peaceful surroundings make it an ideal place to spend a few tranquil moments.
This lake is located by the side of Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary covers an area of 839 sq. km and is bestowed with rare flora and fauna. Some of the wild animals that can be spotted here at the Pakhal Wildlife sanctuary are Leopard, wild boar, panthers, hyenas, sloth bear, chital, mountain gazelle, blackbuck, four-horned antelope or chousingha and many others. Reptiles such as python, cobra, crocodiles, monitor lizard, etc., can also be seen in the sanctuary. One can also see a wide variety of migratory birds during the month of November to March.

The wildlife sanctuary consists of various kinds of herbs, shrubs, and climbers. It consists mainly of deciduous vegetation such as Emblica Officinalis, Cordifolia, Bombax ceiba, Cleistanthus collinus, Flacourtia indica, Bridelia retusa, Dalbergia latifolia, Cochlospermum religiosum, Garuga pinnata. A few of the evergreen species are also seen such as Mallotus philippensis and Aegle marmelos.
The best time to visit Pakhal Lake is from the month of November to June.