Dudhwa National Park is situated around the foothills of Himalaya, in Uttar Pradesh sate of India. It covers an area of 680 sq km, established in 1958 and entitled as national park in 1977. It shares its border with Nepal and declared as protected area for tigers. It's headquarter is situated at Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh. It emerges as major centre for wildlife travelers and the persons who seek tranquility and peace.
The area of the park falls in semi tropical region, thus, mostly vegetation of the park is deciduous. The high dense forest is mingled with extensive stretches of grasslands and wetlands. The dominant trees of the park include sal, asna, shisham, jamun, gular, bahera and sehore. It is home to one of the finest sal tree in India which is grown up to 70 feet and 150 year old.
Dudhwa national park is major destination for tiger safari, watching them hunting or sleeping in the shed is really an unforgettable experience. It is home to more than 100 royal Bengal tigers, the jewel of Indian wildlife. Apart from these tigers, the fauna of the park also includes 37 species of mammals and 16 species of reptiles such as Leopards, Hispid Hares, Swamp Deer (Barasingha) and Rhinos, Swamp Deer, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Hog Deer, Tiger, Rhinoceros, Sloth Bear, Ratel, Jackal, Civet, Jungle Cat, Fishing Cat, Leopard Cat.
Apart from them, it emerges as a perfect place for bird watching which includes 400 species of rare and endangered domestic as well as migratory birds for instance Swamp Partridge, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Bengal Florican, plenty of painted storks, sarus cranes, owls, barbets, woodpeckers, minivets and many more.
The park falls in sub tropical zone, thus receives unbearable heat during summer, so the best time to visit the park is October to April.