Tribal tourism inside a lush green jungle! Doesn’t that sound exhilarating? In an effort to give eco-tourism a massive boost, Uttar Pradesh will be launching tribal tours in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. Thus, we can remain witness to the pastoral side of the state while admiring its natural beauty.
The tribal tourism will take place in Bardiya village, inhabited by the Tharu tribe.
Tribal Tourism To Start In Bardiya Village
Spreading across Bahraich and Lakhimpur Kheri districts, the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is home to leopards, tigers, one-horned rhinos, swamp deer, sloth beers, elephants, crocodiles, hispid hares, barking deer and wild boars, among other animals. The tiger reserve includes Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary. The Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary lies on the banks of the gurgling Sharda River. The Geruwa River cuts through the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary. And in proximity to the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, lies the Bardiya village.
When Is Tribal Tourism Starting In Dudhwa Tiger Reserve?
One of the five indigenous tribes in Uttar Pradesh, the Tharu tribe, resides in the Bardiya village. These tribal people have made the tiger reserve their home. By embarking on tribal tourism, tourists will get a glimpse into their lifestyle, culture, handicrafts and much more. The tribal tourism will start with the opening of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve for the season on November 15, 2022.
Are you ready to take the village tour and get closer to nature?
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