Asiatic Lion Tour
Destination: Gir National Park Gujarat Duration : 03 Nights / 04 days Best Time: Mid October- Mid May
Gir National Park The Home Of The Asiatic Lion:
Gir National Park in Gujarat is the only place in the world where you can see the lion easily in the wild. The Park is situated approximately 65 Kms South East of Junagarh District. For the complete conservation of Asiatic Lion, the Government of India declared Sasan Gir as wildlife sanctuary on 18th September, 1965. It covers total area of 1412 square kilometers of which 258 Km forms the core area of the National Park. The whole terrain is a 1412 square km widely spread area with a hilly range of dry deciduous forests, evergreen and semi-evergreen flora, acacia scrub and grasslands. From a population of approximately 20 lions in 1913, they have risen to a comfortable 523 according to 2015 census. The total population of lions consists of 106 male, 201 female and 213 sub-adult lions spread out in this wide forest area.
Major Attractions At Sasan Gir:
The entire forest area of the Gir National Park is dry and deciduous which provides best habitat for Asiatic Lions. As per the new statics of 2015, the entire Saurashtra Region is inhabited by 523 Lions and more than 300 Leopards. Apart from these two animals there are some other mammals like Jungle cat, spotted deer, sambar deer, blue bell. wildboar jackaland so many mammal Can be seen there.
Along with the reputation of owning lions, Gir National Park has more than 200 species of birds and has been declared as a prominent area for them by the Indian Bird Conservation Network. Gir is also habitat of raptors like critically endangered white-backed and long-billed vultures
Gir forest safari will let you meet some 40 species of reptiles and amphibians. Kamleshwar – a large reservoir in the sanctuary is the best spot where Marsh mugger Crocodile can be seen in large numbers. Park has even many species of snake including King Kobra, Rat snake, Bengal monitor, Indian star tortoise.etc
How To Reach There:
Ahmedabad to Gir National Park: 7 0r 08 hour drive. It about 400 Kms.
Rajkot to Gir National Park: 3 0r 04 hour drive. It about 160 Kms. Diu to Gir National Park: 03 hour drive. It about 100 Kms
Gir National Park Safari Booking:
6:00 AM – 9:00 AM | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
Gir National Park Safari Booking Procedure:
All the procedures of Jeep Safari booking for Gir Forest Tour are managed by the forest officials as per the rules of India's forest department. All 100% of total safari permits of Gir jungle Trail are available online. For advance safari booking request please note the following points: Full Name, Age and Gender of the each traveler as printed same on their identity cards along with the confirmatory amount. There is a requirement of original identity card like Passport or Voter Card or Driving License or Aadhar Card for booking your trip. Do not forget to carry the same original ID provided at the time of booking Six persons can visit the Gir Forest Tour with one E-permit.
Accommodation At Gir Forest
Hotel is the main important part to promote the tourism industry. In the last couple of years many hotels have been opened for this specific purpose. There are many beautiful hotels at Gir National Park. The estate endures all the modern luxuries expected during a vacation. We provide the budgeted and Luxurious accommodation in Gir.
Day 01: Ahmedabad/Rajkot/Diu/Junagadh-Gir National Park
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Arrive at railway station or airport drive to Gir National park .Arrive at Gir National Park at Lunch time. Half day visit around the lodge. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02& 03 Gir National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Morning and afternoon jeep safari into the park for lion trekking and other wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Gir National Park-Next Destination
Enjoy morning safari into the park for lion tracking, Explore the rest of the wildlife attractions of Gir. After breakfast checkout from
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