The Kinnerasani River is one of the important tributaries of Godavari. The scenic beauty of the course along Kinnerasani River is eye catching and panoramic. Moreover the Kinnerasani Dam is very beautiful with surrounded by greenery and natural landscape. Glasses Rest House constructed by Singareni Collieries at Kinnerasani has improved the spot as a tourism place. The Kinnerasani project is located at Yanambile among charming surroundings. The dam provides water to KTPS at Palvoncha for power generation and also for irrigation facilities to the nearby farmers through lift irrigation.
Kinnerasani is inagurated by Indira Gandhi which is constructed on the Kinnerasani River. Its very famous for its breath taking view from the dam. You can enjoy the Deer park which is near the Dam. Andhra Pradesh Residential School is located here which was started during 1975.
The river Kinnerasani cuts this sanctuary in two parts and finally merges into the Godavari River. Being in this wildlife sanctuary you can truly bask in exotic species of fauna and flora. In the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary you will find animals like Cheetal, Black Bucks, Chinkaras, Chousinghas, Sambhars, Wild Boars, Gaurs, Wild Dog, Hyena, Jackals, Sloth Bear, Panthers and Tigers.
Andhra Pradesh’s Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary – At this elegant sanctuary not only animals but the beautiful species of birds will also catch your attention. Some of popular birds’ species that you will witness here include; Peafowl, Jungle Fowl, Quails, Partridges, Doves, Ducks, Teals, Spoonbills, Nuktas and Open bill stork. Apart from these, if you want to catch the sight of dangerous reptiles like Python, Cobra, Kraite and Vipers then Kinnerasani Lake is an ideal place. Along with being an ideal home to animals and birds, the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary also features dry deciduous mixed type forests with teak, bamboo and terminals.
Animals like Cheetal, Black Bucks, Chinkaras, Chousinghas, Sambhars, Wild Boars, Gaurs, Wild Dog, Hyena, Jackals, Sloth Bear, Panthers, Tigers, and a variety of bird species like Peafowl, Jungle Fowl, Qualis, Partridges, Doves, Ducks, Teals, Spoonbills, Nuktas, Open bill stork, come to nest and graze in Kinnersani lake. Reptiles like Python, Cobra, Kraite and Vipers can also be seen. A holiday home glass guesthouse, Eco park near dam, Environmental Education Centre and Luxuriant forests along the fore shore of the Reservoir are other tourist attractions of this place.
Rail: Closest Railway station is Bhadrachalam about 25km away from Kinnerasani.