The Rajiv Gandhi Wild life Sanctuary, formerly known as the Nagarjuna sagar-srisailam Tiger Reserve, spreads over five Andhra Pradesh districts: Nalgonda, Mahabubnagar, Kurnool, Prakasam and Guntur and is located about 130km from Hyderabad. This is one of the largest tiger reserves in India.
Animals found here:
Tigers, leopards, wild dog, wolf, fox,Indian giant squirrel, jackal, wolf, sambar, chital, chowsingha, nilgal, tree shrew, sloth bear and wild boar.
APTDC has built facilities for tourist at Nagarjuna sagar. Haritha Vijay Vihar Tourist Complex provides Accommodation. A launch unit offers cruise trips to Nagarjunakonda and back.
Best time to Visit RAJIV GANDHI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY:
The best period to visit is immediately after the monsoon.