Lake / Backwaters
#4 of 6 Places to Visit in Khammam
Distance (From Khammam): 102 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): Half Day to Full Day
Place Location: 11 Km From Palvoncha
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is adjacent to the Dam and can be visitied together.
At a distance of 11 km from Palvoncha, 40 km from Bhadrachalam, 102 km from Khammam and 297 km from Hyderabad, Kinnerasani Dam is located at Yanambile in Khammam district of Telangana. The dam is situated inside Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Kinnerasani Dam was constructed in 1966 on the Kinnerasani River, one of the important tributaries of Godavari River. The dam provides water to Kothagudem Thermal Power Station at Palvoncha for power generation. It also provides irrigation facilities to the nearby farmers through lift Irrigation.
Kinnerasani Dam is situated in a beautiful location surrounded by greenery and natural landscape. A Glass House constructed by Singareni Collieries at Kinnerasani has improved the spot as a tourism place. A deer park housing little over 80 spotted deer nearby the scenic Kinnerasani dam site is the major attraction for tourists. The vast Kinnerasani reservoir harbors number of crocodiles and other aquatic species. There are several islands in the middle of the reservoir that are home for variety of wildlife.
Boating facility is also available in the reservoir and boating here is a wonderful experience. The dam can be reached from Palvoncha via Karakvagu and Kodipunjulavagu. There is also a forest guest house in case you want to stay here for a day.
Timings: 9 AM - 6 PM
Boating: 9. 30 AM - 1.30 PM & 2.30 PM - 5.30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs. 20 for Adults, Rs. 10 for Children, Rs. 50 for Car, Rs. 100 for Foreigners & Rs. 50 for Camera
Boating Cost: Rs. 50 for Deluxe Boat, Rs. 300 for Speed Boat (1-4 members), Rs. 400 for Speed Boat (5-6 members)