Stretches over an area of about 490 square kilometers, the Dudhwa National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the Terai belt of marshy grasslands of northern Uttar Pradesh.
Located on the Indo-Nepal border in the Lakhimpur Kheri District, it is part of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in the Kheri & Lakhimpur districts.
One of the few remaining areas of the different & fertile Terai ecosystem, the national park, preserving several threatened species, obligate species of tall wet grasslands, and species of restricted distribution. Established in 1958 as a wildlife sanctuary for swamp deer, Dudhwa became a tiger reserve in 1879.
The tigers (population 58 in 2014) and swamp deer (population over 1,600) are the major attractions of Dudhwa National Park. Swamp deer, sambar deer, barking deer, spotted deer, hog deer, sloth bear, ratel, jackal, jungle cat, fishing cat, and leopard cat, are the other animals to be seen here.
A stronghold of the barasingha, Dudhwa National Park, has around half of the world’s barasinghas. Along with over 350 species, the park has magnificent birdlife, including the swamp francolin, great slaty woodpecker, and Bengal florican.
07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
INR 50 for Indian
INR 300 for Foreigners