The Mrugavani National Park located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, is a national park situated at a distance of 25 kms from Hyderabad, in Chilkur in Moinabad Mandal.
Spread over an area of 9.1 sq kms, the Mrugavani National Park is home to more than 600 varieties of flora, as well as fauna including Indian hare, Russell’s viper, cheetal forest cat, civet, Indian rat snake, python, Mongoose Monitor Lizard and cobra among others. The fauna of note include trees such as Sandalwood, Bamboo, teak, Rela and Palas among others.
Apart from the varied flora and fauna the Mrugavani National Park boasts of more than 100 species of birds including warblers, peacocks, lapwings, and flower peckers. You may also go for safari rides for those willing to get closer to the park’s denizens, besides nature walks with guides.
In and Around
The park has a high view point and a watch tower to watch the animals at close quarters. Snake shows are conducted for tourists. The park has a well-stocked library, an Environmental Education Center with an auditorium and a museum with wildlife exhibits.
The visitors can choose several acitivities that will heighten their experience in the park. Safari rides are available for those who want to get up close and personal with several of the park’s denizens. One can also take nature walks with guides, checking out the hidden beauty of the park.
The best time to visit Mrugavani National Park is between the months of October and February.
How to Reach
The nearest Airport is at Hyderabad. Visitors can hire a cab from there or take a bus from to get to the park.
The nearest railway station is also in Hyderabad. Visitors can hire a cab from there or take a bus from Hyderabad.
It is well connected via regular bus services with Hyderabad, which is just 25 kilometres away. Visitors can also hire a cab from Hyderabad.
Stay / Eat
Where to Stay
The Plaza Hotel
Haritha Taramati Baradari Resort
Ibrahimbagh, Hyderabad 500031
Andhra Pradesh, India
Where to Eat
Haritha Hotel Chilkur Balaji offers delicious fare for tourists visiting Mrugavani National park.