The Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in Andhra Pradesh offer jeep safari tours that bring tourists in close proximity to the natural dwellings of wild animals. Lots of Tiger Safari Tours are being operated in the Tiger Reserves of Andhra Pradesh that offer once in a lifetime opportunity of viewing and taking pictures of the wild animals. Wildlife buffs and nature freaks also get to explore the greenery, dense woodlands and beauty along the safari tour.
Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, located at a distance of 260 km from Hyderabad and 50 km from Mancherila railway station in the district of Adilabad is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Andhra Pradesh. It was established in the year 1964 with a sole purpose of providing protection and natural habitat to rare and endangered species of wild animals, birds and plants. The rich bio-diversity found in this region resulted in it being declared as a wildlife sanctuary later.
Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh at a distance of 60 kilometers from Chittoor and about 30 kilometers from the city of Kolar Gold Fields in Karnataka.The main attraction at of the wild animals is the elephants which have returned after 200 years. Previously, there were no elephants in Andhra Pradesh. In the last decade or so, elephants have been migrating more than ever before, looking for habitable forests. As-of-now there is more than 50 elephants in the sanctuary.