Pakhal Lake, situated amidst undulating forest land hills and dales is a popular retreat for the tourists. The lake was constructed around 1213 A.D. by Kakatiya Ruler, Ganapatideva is spread over an area of 30 km2., provides a beautiful site. Set around the shores of this lake is the Pakhal WildLife Sanctuary with an area of 839 km2. It is a dense forest shelter for a variety of fauna.
The sanctuary harbors mammals which include the nilgai, chital, leopard, jackal, sloth bear, porcupine, langoor, bonnet macaque, and reptiles like the python, cobra, russell’s viper, common krait, monitor lizard, indian chameleon, and occasionally, marsh crocodiles. Fishes of the lake include Botcha, Rohu, Jella, Chandamama, Nayanakantha, Peraka, Poomeen, Korramatta, Kodipe, Kailam, &c. belonging to at least 6 orders of freshwater fishes.
The nearest airport is at Hyderabad, 160 kms away from Warangal
The nearest railway Station is located at Warangal at a distance of 50 km.
Pakhal is situated about 50 km east of Warangal and it is well connected by road passing through the east while taluk headquarters of Narsampet which is about 12 km away