Dudhwa National Park - India Vacation Packages
Enjoy Indian Wildlife tour to India with a visit to Dudhwa National Park. Encounter Tiger and several other exotic species of fauna at Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.
Dudhwa National Park
Dudhwa National Park is situated on the India-Nepal border in the foothills of great Himalaya and plains of terai. Sprawling in an area of 811 sq km, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. The park was established as national park in 1977 and declared as a tiger reserve in 1988.
Fauna of Dudhwa National Park
Dudhwa National Park is haven to varied fauna species including 37 species of mammals and 16 species of reptiles. The park provides shelter to Tigers, Hispid, Leopard, Swamp Deer, Hares and many more. Good number of tigers thrive amidst the vegetation of Dudhwa National Park but sightings are rare due to the dense forest.
Flora of Dudhwa National Park
The diverse terrain of Dudhwa National Park consists of Sal forests, mosaic grasslands and swampy marshes. The major vegetation in the region includes tropical moist deciduous, tropical semi-evergreen, dry deciduous forest, riparian and swamp forest. Shorea Robusta, Adina Cordifolia, Eugenia Jambolana, Terminalis Tomentosa, Bombax Malabaricum, Terminalia Belerica and Dalbergia Sissio are the major trees found in Dudhwa National Park.
Avifauna of Dudhwa National Park
Numerous species of birds breeding in Dudhwa National Park, are great delight for avid bird watcher. The marshlands in the park is habitat to more than 400 avifauna species including some species of migratory birds. Birdwatchers can spot birds like Great Slaty Woodpecker, Swamp Partridge, sarus cranes, painted Storks, Bengal Florican, Barbets, Owls, Minivets and many more.
Jeep and Elephant Safaris in Dudhwa National Park
The forest department of Dudhwa National Park does not provide jeep safari. Visitors have to hire jeep or mini buses to move around inside the park. Elephant Safari is another best way to explore the highlights of Dudhwa National Park.
Best time to visit Dudhwa National Park
Best time to visit Dudhwa National is from November to May.
How to reach Dudhwa National Park
By Air: The nearest airport from Dudhwa National Park is at Lucknow.
By Rail: The nearest railheads from Dudhwa National Park are Palia, Manali and Bareilley.
By Road: Uttar Pradesh State roadways buses link the Dudhwa National Park to Lakhimpur Kheri, Shahjahanpur, Bareilly and Delhi.