The area was established in 1958 as a wildlife sanctuary for Swamp deer. In 1987, the park was declared a Tiger Reserve and brought under the purview of the ‘Project Tiger’ together with the Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuaryand the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Dudhwa National Park lies in the Terai of Uttar Pradesh on the Indo-Nepal border and covers an area of 490.3 km2 with a buffer zone of 190 km2. It represents one of the few remaining examples of a highly diverse and productive Terai ecosystem, supporting a large number of endangered species, obligate species of tall wet grasslands and species of restricted distribution.
The Tree of Life Jagir Lodge recently opened and the first quality accommodation close to the Dudhwa National Park. Nestled amidst farmlands this former hunting lodge was built in 1940s for bureaucrats and governors during the British Raj.
Newly refurbishedJagir Lodge has 6 suites in the main building and 6 thatched roofed luxury villas to offer.
A multi cuisine restaurantserves authentic Indian and International delicacies.
The also features a Spa and swimming pool.