Kishanpur Sanctuary was founded in 1972 over 227 sq. kms of terai forests and open meadows. It is home to the tiger, leopard and swamp deer.
The Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary is part of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve that is located near Mailani. It has an amazing range of flora and fauna. Most commonly found faunal species include Tiger, Leopard, Hog Deer, Bengal Florican, Barking Deer, Swamp Deer, Lesser Florican, Gharial, Wild Boar, etc.
How to Reach
Lucknow is the nearest airport.
Mailani, 3 km on the North-Eastern Railway's metre gauge section is the nearest railhead
Mailani and Kishanpur are well connected by road to all the major cities in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow, the state capital is only 200 km away from Mailani. Mailani is well connected with Bareilly, Lakhimpur-Kheri and other areas also.
Dudhwa national park is the nearby attraction. It is located in Terai of Uttar Pradesh. Hog deer and elephants are the main attractions of the national park. Frog Temple and surat bhawan palace are also interesting spots. You can go for elephant rides that are very common in the nearby areas.