If you’ve never experienced wildlife in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, now is the time. Located right at the edge of the Indo-Nepal border, Dudhwa National Park is home to several endangered species, among other gorgeous flora and fauna. Not only that, you will see many tiny villages nestled in the jungle where the local folks of the Tharu tribe live. You could travel here before the year end as that is the best time to spot wildlife in the national park as most animals come out to bask in the sun and drink river water.Also Read - ‘Talaq, Talaq, Talaq’: UP Man Seeks Divorce After Wife Fails To Take Bathe Daily
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An early morning jungle safari is a great idea to start you tryst with the wild here. You would have to traverse through dense forests and mosaic grasslands to muddy marshes, the topography as varied as the wildlife population it has. Being a tiger reserve since the year 1879, the region of Dudhwa became a popular National Park during 1977 and acquired the project Tiger during 1988. Therefore, it’s a given then that you will find the big cat here. There’s also the Indian rhinoceros here that you may spot. Other animals to be seen here include swamp deer, sambar deer, barking deer, spotted deer, hog deer, sloth bear, ratel, jackal, civets, jungle cat, fishing cat, leopard cat. Also Read - SP Workers Purify Places Visited by UP CM Yogi Adityanath With Gangajal; Booked
Covering a huge land area of 811 square kilometre, the land of the park is scattered with enormous lakes, pools and rivulets. The fertile plains of this Indo-Gangetic region therefore also supports a marvellous assortment of flora. Dudhwa Tiger Reserve has some of the best Saal trees in the globe and a haven for bird watchers.
The best time to visit Dudhwa National Park is between November to May and its highly recommended that you spend a night in the forest lodge for a complete experience. To reach Dudhwa, you can take a flight to Lucknow and then hire a vehicle from there to the national park.