Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is one of the finest few remaining examples of the exceedingly diverse and productive Tarai eco-system. The Dudhwa National Park in Lakhimpur Kheri district is located in the Terai-Bhabhar region bordering Nepal, about 230 km from Lucknow. The northern edge of the reserve lies along the Indo-Nepal border and the southern boundary is marked by the river Suheli.
Amid thick green forest and grasslands, Dudhwa is well known for swamp deer species and is home to tigers, leopards, varieties of deer, antelopes, elephants, jackal, hyena etc. It is also a bird watchers’ heaven. The park has some of the best forests of ‘Sal’ tree in the world, amongst other flora and is virtual unexplored paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.
The best time to visit Dudhwa National Park is between November and May. The park remains open to public from 15th November to 15th June, though the months of May and June are a little too hot. While visiting the Park during winters, you must remember to take woollen clothes as it can get pretty chilly. Game drive in open safari vehicles is the best way to explore the wilds. Come and have fun in Dudhwa!