Hitch-hike from Lucknow to Dudhwa National Park for an exquisite yoga & tribal retreat
Nestled in the Terrai Belt of Northern Uttar Pradesh, the Dhudhwa National Park is set to open its gates for tourists from November 1. About 221 km away from Lucknow, this tranquil biodiversity eco-spot and tiger reserve is immensely popular for its serene charms and now, a yoga centre has also been stationed here to notch up the tranquil quotient here. As per reports, the Uttar Pradesh government has updated the National Park area to hoist its banner of ecotourism and tribal retreat, so hatch those plans now and get in your travel pants, ASAP!
A safe & secure yoga retreat with delectable Tharu meals for visitors
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The state of Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up various provisions to evamp the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in its preserved areas. Under this scheme, officials have targetted the Dhudhwa National Park and various amenities for a yoga centre and tribal retreat have already been commissioned here.
As per reports, to secure the compound for a safe yoga experience, the area will be encircled with nets and barbed wires which will keep all animals away. Moreover, to enrich the culinary experience of the tourists travelling to the reserve, Dhudwa's local Tharu tribes will be roped in to provide uniquely rustic hospitality services.
The move is set to bolster people's connect with the tribal culture, food, handicrafts and occupation to set them on an authentic village trail. The forest officials have also made provisions to popularise a 'Tharu thaali' at the tiger reserve to stitch a one-of-a-kind experience for the visitors.
Going by reports, the tourists will soon be offered Tharu huts to live in, during their stay at the reserve, after proper facilities are arranged. The locals will act as caretakers of the guests and the forest department will reward them through cash, for the same.
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Notably, the whole system will formulate an exquisite affair for the travellers, while opening new employment opportunities for the locals by inducting them into the tourist ecosystem. To progress this, over 60 eco-development local-friendly committees have been formed near Dudhwa, and around 20 of these will be activated to manage the infrastructural projects suggested by the forest department in the region.
Dudhwa National Reserve: An oasis for nature & photography lovers
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Situated on the boundary of Nepal and India, Dudhwa National Reserve is one the most renowned eco-tourism spots of UP, where tourists can enjoy a serene and adventurous atmosphere. With a diversity of animals like tigers, swamp deers, elephants, rhinos and a million species of birds in its varied flora spread, Dudhwa has become one of the most popular destinations for travellers across the globe. So if you want to sedate yourself with a placid experience, gather your squad and plan a trip to the reserve soon.
-With inputs from TOI.