The state of Uttar Pradesh has one of the richest biosphere reserves in the Tarai. These lush green regions is a home to a host of wildlife and fauna. Making it a perfect destination for adventure and wildlife. One can find various animals like Tigers, elephants, deer, crocodiles, and dolphins along with exquisite bird species and a dense vegetation. Making it a dream come true for a nature lover. Uttar Pradesh is also taking various steps to conserve and promote its wildlife and eco regions
The Dudhwa National Park is a home to tigers, leopards and a variety of deer, antelopes, elephants, and birds. This place is located on the quiet, tranquil and green nest in the Tarai foothills which are about 230 km from Lucknow. The rich lush green forests and rivers flowing through it will give you the complete experience of wilderness. This place is the perfect weekend gateway for the nature lovers.
The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is located in the districts of Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri and Bahraich on the India- Nepal Border in the foothills of the Himalayas and the plains of the Tarai region.This place is one of India’s Project Tiger reserves which is heavily forested, giving a good prey base for the tigers to survive.A habitat to over 127 animals, 556 types of bird species and 2100 flowering plants this is a perfect place for nature and wildlife lovers. One can find tigers, Indian Leopard, swamp deer, hispid hare and Bengal floricans here.
The Katarnia Ghat Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. This place is managed along with the Dudhwa National Park and Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary. This place has lush green forest and is about 200km from Lucknow in the Bahraich district. The Katarnia Ghat has tigers, leopards, deer, and antelopes. Inside the Katarniaa Ghat flows the Girwa River which is a home to the fresh water dolphins. This is a beautiful place which quiet and away from the civilization.