Adilabad is a famous tourist destination of Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected with other major cities of the state by road and rail transport. It has a mixed culture of Islam and Hinduism having a large number of Mosques and Temples. These Mosques and temples attract lots of tourists and pilgrims. The culture here is an amalgamation formed by Rajasthani, Gujrati, Malyali and Bengali people living together in harmony.
The main tourist attractions in Adilabad are its waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, dams and reservoirs. Kuntala waterfalls and Pochera waterfalls are very beautiful and offer exquisite experience .The Sahyadri Mountains are also very popular and they attract a large number of tourists from around the places. The Siri Emu Farm in Adilabad rears the Australian birds, Emu. It is first of its kind in India.
Devotees from all over the country visit the Shrine of Goddess Saraswati in the temple town of Basara. Kawal , Pranahitha and Sivaram wildlife is home to a large variety of animals like tiger, leopard, barking deer etc. several varieties of reptiles and birds are also found in these sanctuaries . Some dams and reservoir which are famous in Adilabad are Kadem dam, Sathnala dam and Penganga reservoir.
Apart from pilgrims, natural tourist spots and wildlife, Adilabad is also famous for its arts and handicrafts. Nirmal toys and Nirmal paintings are very popular among tourists and they buy them with great enthusiasm as memoir of Adilabad .