bengal tiger spotted on a safari trail at dudhwa national park

Dudhwa, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dudhwa National Park

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Lush Greenery

Dudhwa National Park, situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is a remarkable wildlife sanctuary known for its diverse flora and fauna.

It is renowned for its rich biodiversity. It is home to several endangered species, including the Indian one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, swamp deer (barasingha), Indian elephant, and numerous species of birds and reptiles.

bengal tiger spotted in dudhwa national park

The park's unique combination of grasslands, wetlands, and dense forests creates an ideal habitat for these species.

The park's landscape is characterized by vast expanses of tall elephant grass, dense forests, and tranquil marshes. The Dudhwa River meanders through the park, enhancing its scenic beauty. The Terai region, where the park is located, is part of the Indo-Gangetic plain and is known for its lush greenery.

Wildlife Up Close

Visitors to Dudhwa can enjoy jeep safaris and elephant safaris, which provide an opportunity to observe the park's wildlife up close. Apart from the charismatic megafauna, birdwatching is a popular activity, with over 400 species of birds found in the region. The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, encompassing the national park, offers a chance to spot the tigers.

bengal tiger spotted on a safari trail at dudhwa national park

The best time to visit Dudhwa National Park is from November to May. During this period, the weather is pleasant, and wildlife sightings are more frequent as animals gather around water sources. The park remains closed during the monsoon season (June to October) due to heavy rainfall.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

flightLucknow Airport - 245 Kilometers

directions_carLucknow - 215 Kilometers via NH 30 and SH 90

trainDudhwa Railway Station - Within Park Limits

a herd of deer spotted on a misty morning in dudhwa national park

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