Suhelva Wildlife Sanctuary

Suhelva Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in Balrampur, Gonda and Sravasti districts of Uttar Pradesh. The sanctuary covers an area of 452 square kilometers. It is one of the oldest forests in Uttar Pradesh and was given the status of a wildlife sanctuary in 1998. The sanctuary has a rich diversity of flora and fauna and is also one of the most beautiful forest of Uttar Pradesh.

Dominant Flora

The sanctuary is covered with Sal, Sheesham, Khair, Sagaun (Teak), Asna, Jamun, Haldu, Phaldu, Dhamina, Jhingan and Bahera trees.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Leopard, Bear, Wolf, Hyena, Jackal, Wild Boar, Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Neelgaya, Barking Deer, etc.

Birds: Indian Cormorant, Little Cormorant, Darter, Indian Pond Heron, Cattle-egret, Great-egret, Little-egret, Common Teal, Spot-Billed Duck, Black-Shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Greater Spotted Eagle, Long-Billed Vulture, etc.

Climatic Conditions

The climate of the sanctuary remains cool and dry during the months of winter season, whereas the maximum temperature reaches upto 40 degree Celcius during Summer season. The Best time to visit the sanctuary is from the months of November toz June.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railway station is Tulsipur, located at a distance of about 38 km.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Lucknow Airport, located at a distance of 230 km from Suhelva.

Road Accessibility : Suhelva is well connected by roads to every part of Uttar Pradesh.

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