Do's and Don'ts Inside the Park

Do's
  • Obtain the required permit to move inside the Park and follow all rules.
  • Entry permits for Day Visits must be obtained at the Dudhwa reception. For permits, for night halts, kindly contact the Office of the Field Director/Deputy Director.
  • Visitors are advised to collect their permits latest by 4 p.m. on the first day of the visit. In the event of the visitor not turning up by 4 p.m., the reservation will be treated as cancelled.
  • Visitors are required to observe the prescribed timings for visits to Tiger Reserve. These are for their safety and convenience. Driving inside the Tiger Reserve after sunset is dangerous and therefore prohibited.
  • Please throw biodegradable litter into garbage bins only. You are required to carry your own bag for non-biodegradable litter (cans, plastic, glass metal foil, etc). They should be disposed of in garbage bins outside the park. Littering may cause damage to wildlife and as such, offenders will invite severe penalties.
  • Drive slowly inside, as this helps in better view of the wildlife and also does not disturb or endanger wildlife.
  • Keep to the trails as not doing so, not only endangers wildlife but also puts you in danger.
  • Visitors are required to switch off all electrical appliances and turn off water taps when not in use. All vehicles should be parked in the designated area only.
  • Visitors are required to obtain a clearance certificate before leaving. This is compulsory.
Don'ts
  • Firearms of any kind are not permitted within the Tiger Reserve.
  • Pets are not permitted inside the Tiger Reserve.
  • Walking and trekking is strictly prohibited within the Tiger Reserve.
  • Smoking inside the tourism complex/rest-house and jungle, lighting of any kind of fire is strictly prohibited.
  • Playing of Transistors and tape recorders is not permitted in the National Park.
  • Visitors are not permitted to venture into non-designated routes. This may have a damaging effect on the wildlife and their habitat.
  • The blowing of horns and driving above the speed limit is prohibited.
  • Visitors are prohibited to venture outside the eco-tourism zone.
  • Shouting, teasing, chasing animals or attempting to feed them is a punishable offence.
  • Consumption of alcohol and non-vegetarian food inside Dudhwa tiger Reserve is prohibited