Witness Unique Tigers from Terai

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# Come and stay # Chuka Beach
"Beach in the Forest"

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15th November to 31st March 7:00 am to 10:00 am

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
01st April to 15th June 6:00 am to 9:00 am

4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Major Attractions

Chuka Beach

Chukha beach is the part of the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve. Famous among nature lovers & wildlife enthusiasts, this beach is located in the terai region of Uttar Pradesh. Chuka beach is situated on the bank of Sharda river in Pilibhit district. The Sharda Sagar dam on Sharda river forms Sharda Sagar reservoir which along with the forest areas presents a beautiful landscape.
The Sal forests which are known for their rich biodiversity are home to various species of birds and animals. The beach offers an opportunity to renew your ties with nature. Tourists can come and enjoy the stay at Chuka Beach huts in the forest. It is a beautiful tourist destination. Chuka Beach is having facility of accomodation at bamboo hut, tree hut and Tharu huts.

Jungle Safari

At Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, Jungle safaris are available for the tourists. Tourists can get an opportunity to spot the tiger and explore the wildlife. They can enjoy the rich flora and fauna of PTR during the Jungle Safari.

Bifurcation Point

Bifurcation point is a beautiful site to visit when in PTR. The huge volume of water makes it a thrilling & breathtaking site for nature lovers. The canal system provides a picturesque landscape for the tourists to take Selfies. With a beautiful background view, it is a beautiful selfie point for the tourists.
It was constructed in 1926. The three branches of bifurcation point are:
1. Hardoi Branch
2. Khiri Branch
3. Sharda Sagar feeder Channel

Siphon Canal Point

This is a system of two canals flowing one above the other. Lowermost is the kharja canal which originates from Sharda sagar dam and uppermost is Khiri branch originating from Bifurcation point.

Jhand Taal

It is a home to various local species of birds & many migrant birds from the month of October to March. The birds like Crested Serpent Eagle, Common Teal, Common Moorhen, Grey Headed Fish Eagle, Asian Openbill, Northern Pintail and many others can be spotted here.

Sunset and Sunrise Point

It is the most picturesque site for the wildlife photographers. The site is perfect place for the tourists who love to gaze at the starlit sky and also the soothing morning sky. The tourists will get a chance to experience the fascinating Sunset and Sunrise.


The Laal-Pul was built during the British time. It is called Laal-Pul as it was prominently constructed using Red Clay.

Python Point

Indian Rock Python (Python molurus molurus) commonly recognized as Indian Python, is considered important among the list of large size snakes.
It has been included in the threatened list of IUCN Red List of species (IUCN, 1996) recently
The giant snake python, which has been successfully conserved in every habitat of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve can be seen mostly by the tourists taking sun bath in the autumn season.

Barasingha Tal

Barasingha tal is marshy grass area where tourists can get an opportunity to spot barasingha. Many Indian & Winter Migratory birds can also be spotted here like Common Kingfisher, Grey Heron, Red Junglefowl, Gadwali, Common Sanpiper etc.

Otter Point

India is home to three of the thirteen species of otters found worldwide and one of these species is found in Pilibhit tiger Reserve i.e Smooth-Coated Otter (Lutrogale persplcillata).
The otters spend much of its time in and around water bodies of the PTR. The tourists can get an opportunity to see the otters doing water sport sometimes.
For the first time, Uttar Pradesh is taking a census of Otters in its protected areas. The census has begun in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).

Crocodile Point

Indian Marsh Crocodiles Or Mugger is a skilled and powerful swimmer, which is found in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.
It is usually easily visible from small water lakes to river estuaries.
Its main habits include sunbathing on sandy land along the water in winter.

Birding point

Nearly 1300 birds are found in the Indian subcontinent and over 326 species can be seen in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve these include red jungle fowl, hornbill, pea fowl. Fish eagle, serpent eagle emerald dove, black neck stork, wooly neck stork, drongo, night jar, green pigeon, spotted owl, jungle babbler, black francolin, fish owl, cormorant, snack bird etc.
Various Migratory Birds like Grenville, Lalkar, Neelkar, Agred, Kautilya grade come to enjoy the winter every year by flying miles and miles and can be spotted in PTR from the months of October to March.

Kharja Canal Point

This beautiful Canal leaves Sharda Sagar Dam and reaches Kheri Branch located on Puranpur road.

Sapt Sarovar

Sapt Sarovar (Seven Step) is a beautiful site for tourists in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.
The Sapt Sarovar located in the Barahi Range depicts the remains of an old canal.
In the year 1926, when the canals were constructed under the bifurcation project, an outlet canal was built to release excess water into the Sharda. When Sharda Sagar Dam was built in 1951, this canal was closed and a direct canal was made to fill the dam.
The remains of the old canal are known as the Seven Lakes. It was built by the prisoners who were jailed during the British Rule.

Bhim Tal

Bhimtal is a beautiful lake surrounded by Sal trees and vast Grassland. It is a scenic spot & attracts tourists round the year.
Bhimtal has a splendid view and tourists can experience the magnificent natural beauty at this place.