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India sanjay Offline
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(02-04-2017, 03:52 AM)Brehm Wrote: The question is, are there any reasons not to visit Dudhwa? I knew it had a bad reputation a few years ago, but whats the situation today?

The condition of Dudhwa is very bad. Same for Pilibhit Tiger reserves. Actually U.P. Administration has nothing done good. A lot of tree cutting has been reported in recent year.
Still you can plan safari there, but you will not get the goodness and facilities of other park. I live in Lucknow which is very close to Dudhwa and closely follow some people on FB who knows all ins and out of Dudhwa and according to them The forest administration of UP is neglecting it completely
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more" --Lord Byron
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Brehm,
instead of Dudhwa why you don't visit Nepalese Bardya national park, its close to Dudhwa, not too far from Corbett and probably in better condition than Dudhwa. Bardya is assessed by many as one of the best places in the world to see tigers. A couple of years ago it was visited even by Leonardo DiCaprio himself. You need probably only to get Nepalese visa from New Delhi. Than you can drive in direction Pundjab - Corbett - Bardya.
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If Dudhwa is in such a bad spot, visiting it could be dissapointing...

Apart from Dudhwa's condition, did the people on fb mentioned anything about wildlife sightings too? @sanjay 

Bardya sounds promising, will definetly think about it.
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(02-04-2017, 11:46 AM)sanjay Wrote:
(02-04-2017, 03:52 AM)Brehm Wrote: The question is, are there any reasons not to visit Dudhwa? I knew it had a bad reputation a few years ago, but whats the situation today?

The condition of Dudhwa is very bad. Same for Pilibhit Tiger reserves. Actually U.P. Administration has nothing done good. A lot of tree cutting has been reported in recent year.
Still you can plan safari there, but you will not get the goodness and facilities of other park. I live in Lucknow which is very close to Dudhwa and closely follow some people on FB who knows all ins and out of Dudhwa and according to them The forest administration of UP is neglecting it completely
 Well, from exit-polls on TV it seems like BJP is gonna win this election on 11th...Let's pray they will hope take necessary measures, they've significantly promoted conservation in all other states. Heart

You could try pointing out the problems by writing a letter to the new CM. Most indians don't know how approachable & interactive the govt. is now-a-days...
My father once wrote a letter to Sashi Tharur (The-then Education Min.) about some complications, reply came in 48hrs & steps were taken!!!
In the wild, expect the unexpected, as we humans haven't really much clue of what to expect.
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It's creeping up.. Little more than a month away, I can't believe how fast it came up.
Believe it or not, my guide who's in Tadoba right now said its been raining and it looks like it going to rain today. But sightings are still good, he's seen Mat. male who has now become aggressive and is charging jeeps. The male made a gaur kill last week and wasn't seen as much but he's seen a lot this week. Maya was spotted yesterday and some dhole as well. I'm most looking forward to my pench visit I think, the tigers there have quickly become my favorites and I can't wait.
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."
-Oscar Wilde
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United States Pckts Online
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The time has finally come....
I'll be leaving for india this Saturday, I can't wait.
I'll make sure to take as many pictures I can and update while I'm there depending on the Wifi situation.
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."
-Oscar Wilde
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My wildlife destination was some other reserve before but now it is nilgiri biosphere. Easily guessable for why i changed the location. Happy
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