Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park
· Summer: 20 to 45° C (Hot)
· Winter: 14 to 32° C (Pleasant)
· Monsoon: June to September
Best time to visit:
October to March
Opening Time: 05:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (summer); 06:00 a.m. and 04:00 p.m. (winter)
Closing Time: 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. (summer); 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (winter)
Weekly Holiday: N/A
Entry Fees for Indians
Adults: INR 10
Video Camera: N/A
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals
Dubbed as a ‘jungle amidst the concrete jungle,’ Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park is situated in Jubilee Hill in Hyderabad. Habitat to about 600 plant species, 140 bird species and 30 varieties of butterflies, the park is a haven for nature and bird lovers.
Home to the popular Chiran Palace, the national park is named after the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Kasu Brahmananda Reddy. The palace resembles a big villa that includes all modern amenities. Unfolded in nearly 150 hectares, the national park also houses a small yet interesting bungalow – Mor bungalow.
One can spot the fascinating sight of Small Indian Civet and Jungle Cat. Some of the other species found here are monitor lizards, wild boars, pangolin and porcupines etc. Bird Safari and Jungle Safari are the major attractions of this place.
The national park is well-connected by the nearby cities like Chennai, Bangalore and Vijayawada through an excellent road network. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are available to reach the place conveniently.
Secunderabad Railway Station (about 10 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach the national park. The station is connected to all major cities in India.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (located about 33 km.) is the nearest airport to reach the park. You can book a cab to reach the place conveniently.