Adilabad is in the northern part of Telangana and is close to Maharashtra border.It is 300 km away from Hyderabad and 152 kms away from Nizamabad.
Adilabad district is called as ‘land of waterfalls’ and is a picturesque region in Telangana. Adilabad is full of beautiful valleys, rivers and dense forest. The district is named as Adilabad after Yusuf Adil Shah, a popular Bijapur ruler.Many dynasties like Mauryas, Chalukyas, Kakatiyas, Satavahanas, Qutub Shahis & Asaf Jahis had ruled Adilabad.
Best Places to visit :
A very famous tourist spot in Adilabad is Kuntala Waterfalls, Kanakai Falls, Gayatri Falls, Pochera Falls, Kadam Dam, Nirmal, Basara Saraswathi, etc. Great rivers like Penganga, Godavari and Pranahitha flow in this region.
Kuntala waterfalls are located in the mid of Sahyadri mountains close to a village Neredikonda in Adilabad district. It is 12 km away from Neredikonda, 43 km away from Nirmal, 58km away from Adilabad and 260 km away from Hyderabad.
Basara is a famous pilgrimage place situated in Nirmal district of Telangana State. It is 212 km away from Hyderabad, 35 km away from Nizamabad and 158 km away from Adilabad.
Adilabad has a good connection with Hyderabad and other major cities of Telangana like Warangal, Karimnagar and Nizamabad.Adilabad has excellent highways leading through.Adilabad is also having a prime train station connected with Hyderabad, Nagpur, Mumbai and Nanded.
There are traces of prehistoric settlements between the ages Mesolithic and Neolithic. Remains of the age were found in Manchirial, Luxettipet, Asifabad, Boath, Bhainsa and Khanapur. The remnants of Buddhist monastery are found in a village named Badankurti of Khanapura mandal.
Adilabad is also famous for prehistoric craft named Dhokra and in some villages this exquisite craft making is still practiced. Nirmal villagers make toys which are noteworthy.
Best time to visit: October to March
Transport: Train/ Bus/ Car