Dudhwa National Park
is notable for its marshy flats of grass.
Dudhwa National Park is located in the Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.
While the northern edge of the Park lies along the Indo-Nepal border, the
River Suheli marks the southern boundary. The forest is covered with sal
trees interspersed with marsh lands and grass lands. A Tiger Reserve since
1879, Dudhwa became a National Park in 1977 and adopted the Project Tiger in
1988. The diverse terrain of Dudhwa National Park is home to diverse flora &
Uttar Pradesh, in the northern part of India.
Dudhwa also has an extreme type of climate. Summers are
hot with the temperature rising up to 40 C. During winters, the temperature
hovers between 20 C and 30 C. The average annual rainfall is 1,600 mm.
490 sq km.
Best time to Visit :
Mid November-mid June, the best period being
Travel Tips :
Consult the Doctor before you leave for the trip. Get
enough information about the place you are going to visit.
Nearest town :
International Airport :
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New
Lucknow (250 km)
Dudhwa (4 km).
You can each the park from any part of Uttar Pradesh.
Forest Rest Houses, Log Huts etc. At Dudhwa and Sathiana. Forest Rest House
at Dudhwa and huts are also available. Forest Rest House at Sathiana, Forest
Rest House at Bankatti.
Venture Into The Dudhwa
You can hire jeeps and mini buses to explore the park. But, if you really
want to be one with the natural surroundings then go for Elephant rides,
which will make your trip extraordinary. The park area is abundant with
diverse and rich stock of flora & fauna.
As you pass through the tropical semi-evergreen forest, tropical moist
deciduous forest, riparian and swamp forest and dry deciduous forest, you
will come across at least 37 species of mammals, 16 species of reptiles and
400 species of avifauna. Dudhwa Wildlife Sanctuary is said to have 101
tigers and four leopards. The dominant tree species are Shorea robusta,
Terminalis tomentosa, Adina cordifolia, Terminalia belerica, Eugenia
jambolana, Dalbergia sissoo, and Bombax malabaricum. The various types of
forests throughout the park are interrupted by wide stretches of
mesophyllous grasslands locally called the phantas.
The fauna consist of sambar, swamp deer, cheetah, hog deer, barking deer,
crocodile, python, peafowl, partridges, etc. It is home for endangered swamp
deer or barasingha.
Dudhwas birds, in particular, are a delight for any avid bird
watcher- plenty of painted storks, sarus cranes, owls, barbets, woodpeckers,
minivets and many more, including some rare species like the Bengal
florican. Much of the parks avian fauna is aquatic in nature, and is
found around Dudhwas lakes- especially Banke Tal.
Go to the other parts of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has numerous places
to visit. You can go to Agra - the city of Taj, Lucknow, Varanasi. Close by
is the Corbett National Park, so you can also combine both the trip.
Go to Delhi, the national capital with numerous historical monuments. Delhi
is also the best choice for the person who is desirous of shopping in India.
You can also move towards Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal situated to the
northwest direction of Uttar Pradesh. Both Uttranchal and Himachal Pradesh
are exhilarating. If you are the person with adventurous instinct then this
is the place for you.
This part is situated at the central part of India, So, you may not face
too many difficulty. But, you may not be able to speak to the local people,
as only the educated one can speak English.
Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not disturb the local
culture and local atmosphere. Try to be well informed about the routes and
the place you are going to visit. Contact us when and where needed, while on
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