Dudhwa National Park


Dudhwa National Park


 Lakhimpur & Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh

Best time

15th November to 15th June.


 811 sq km

Major Animals/Birds

​Tiger, Rhinoceros, Swamp deer, Elephant, Sambar, Hog deer, Cheetal, Kakar, Wild pig, Rhesus monkey, Langur, Sloth bear, Blue bull, Porcupine, Otter, Turtles, Python, Monitor lizard, Mugger, Gharial etc.


Dudhwa National Park is located in Lakhimpur & Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. Area of Dudhwa National Park is 811 sq km, best time to visit Dudhwa National Park is between 15th November to 15th June.

The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a protected region in Uttar Pradesh that includes the Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary. It is mostly located in the districts of Lakhimpur Kheri and Bahraich. It has a total size of 1,284.3 km (495.9 sq mi) and comprises three significant woodland pieces among an agriculturally dominated matrix.

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Safari Timings

Dudhwa National Park Safari Timings:

Morning 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Evening 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm



Safari Gate/Zones

This park is organised into five zones:

  • Dudhwa Safari Zone
  • Sonaripur Safari Zone
  • Kishanpur Safari Zone
  • Katarniaghat Safari Zone
  • Chuka Tiger Reserve

Major Attractions in & Around the Park
There is so much to see inside the national park that you may not have time to see much else; nonetheless, the area around the Dudhwa National Park is rich in sights, particularly temples, that are worth seeing. So, here’s a list of tourist attractions in Dudhwa National Park.

  • Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Shiv Temple at Gola Gokarannath
  • Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Frog Temple

Fauna in Dudhwa National Park


Mammals found in Dudhwa National Park

Swamp deer (Barasingha), tiger, leopard, spotted deer, Hog deer, elephant, Black buck, Four-horned antelope, Marmots, Squirrels, wolf, Hyaena, Macaque, Langur, bat, sloth bear, jackal, civets, jungle cat, fishing cat, Indian rhinoceros, Hispid Hare.

Birds found in Dudhwa National Park

Swamp Francolin, Bengal Florican, Painted Stork, White-necked Stork, Barbet, Kingfisher, Minivet, Bee-eater, Bulbul, Cormorant, Duck, Geese, Hornbill, Asian woodpecker, Sarus crane, Egrets, Orioles and Drongos.

Reptiles found in Dudhwa National Park

Marsh crocodile, Indian Gharial, fresh water turtle, Indian Rat snake, Cobra, Russel’s Viper, Common Krait, Branded Krait, Blind snake, Red Sand Boa, Russel’s Kukri snake, Checkered Keelback, Himalayan Pit Viper, Common Indian Monitor and Yellow Monitor.