For all wildlife lovers who want to explore the wilderness in a lesser known destination, Travelderness brings you a 2 Night/3 Day Expedition to Pilibhit Tiger Reserve in Northern India to explore the varied fauna and avifauna of this amazing forest.Highllights:1) 4 safaris at Pilibhit Tiger Reserve2) Stay in Tharu huts at Chuka Beach inside Pilibhit Tiger Reserve3) An almost exclusive experience in the forests since these places are not very touristy so there may not be too many vehicles inside the forest at any given time4) Chance to spot exotic species like swamp deer, otters, tigers, sloth bear, python, raptors, hispid hare, Bengal floricans.About the destination:Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is located in Pilibhit district, Lakhimpur Kheri District and Bahraich District of Uttar Pradesh state in India. It lies along the India-Nepal border in the foothills of the Himalayas and the plains of the ‘terai’ in Uttar Pradesh.Pilibhit is one of the few well forested districts in Uttar Pradesh. According to an estimate of year 2004, Pilibhit district has over 800 km2 (310 sq mi) forests, constituting roughly 23% of the district’s total area. Forests in Pilibhit have at least 40-50 tigers as per the last census and a good prey base for their survival.This reserve is one of the finest examples of the highly diversified and productive Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands eco-system. The Terai forests and grasslands constitute habitat for over 127 animals, 556 bird species and 2,100 flowering plants.Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is home to a large number of rare and threatened species, which include Bengal tiger, Leopard, Swamp Deer , Hispid Hare and Bengal Floricans.