You can pedal through the dense and serene forests of the tiger reserve with the Forest department all set to introduce cycling facilities and tracks. Authorities of the forest department test cycling at a percolation tank in Kawal Tiger Reserve Mancherial: If you feel cycling on polluted roads in bustling urban areas is boring, here is how to make it thrilling and memorable. Soon, you can pedal through the dense and serene forests of the Kawal Tiger Reserve with the Forest department all set to introduce cycling facilities and tracks.
“A main and cycling sub tracks have already been created between Singarayakunta to Ootla village of Dandepalli mandal situated in the buffer area of the reserve. A proposal to buy 20 bicycles was submitted to higher authorities requesting approval. Packages and dates of the outdoor activity will be announced shortly. It’s part of promoting ecotourism in the district,” District Forest Officer Shiv Aasheesh Singh told ‘Telangana Today.’
Nature lovers can cover a distance between 5 to 30 kilometres, visiting scenic spots, percolation tanks and watchtowers that offer panoramic views of the reserve. They can rest in huts and cots during the trip, all under the eyes of forest watchers who will accompany the cyclists to provide security and guidance in the forest.
In the first phase, an eight km main track from Thallapet to Rajuguda basecamp was developed. The track winds through the thick forests of Thallapet, Rajuguda and Makulpet ranges. It is linked by sub tracks enabling visitors to explore the […]
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