AdilabadIndian state of Telangana is a fine base to explore the sights of the surrounding area.
The district has been the home for some of the tribe sects like Gond and Lambada, whose mother tongues do not have a script. There is a fort in the town of Utnoor which is 55 km from Adilabad which was built by Gond kings who ruled this area. Utnoor is the operational headquarters for the Integrated Tribal Development Authority (ITDA) set up by government of AP for the benefit of tribals.
There are plenty of options to get in by bus, as the city bus station is well served with lines to and from Hyderabad, Nagpur, Nizamabad and many others.
Kuntala WaterfallsThese waterfalls are he highest in Telangana, and located some 30 km out of town. It's a popular day trip, not only from Adilabad but even from Hyderabad. Legend has it that the waterfall derived its name after Shakuntala, beloved wife of King Dushyanth. They are said to have fallen in love with each other in these beautiful surroundings. The story also tells that Shakuntala used to bathe near the waterfall. To get here, take a bus to Neredikonda and a taxi or rickshaw from there.
Jainath Temple21 km out of town, this temple complex has all the architectural treats of the Jain temple style. In it, you'll find stone inscriptions in prakrit, including 10 ślokas, or verses.
This surrounding area is full of natural beauty. It is famous for green forests, rivers, waterfalls, wild animals, etc. There are beautiful waterfalls, namely Kuntala, Pochera and Sadarmaat. There are lot of wild animal sanctuaries. The beautiful ghat roads and cotton fields near Kerameri
- Goddess Saraswati temple on the banks of river Godavari in the temple town of Basar. This is the only Saraswati temple in the entire South India.
- Pilgrimage Centers Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.
Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.
- Wheat Roti
- Jawar Roti
- Mahua (Gulmohar)drink (Ippa Kallu)
- Taddy (Kawal one is the best)