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Gir India Travel Guide

Spread over an area of 1,412 km. Near Junagarh district of Gujrat, Gir Wildlife Sanctuary is a haven for wildlife experts. Known the world was the last wild population of lions in Asia, is the wildlife sanctuary is the most visited in India. Gir Wildlife Service offers an experience that ranks the best in India. Truly the flagship of national parks of India, Gir India is home to 300 species of birds, 30 mammals and 24 species of reptiles.

Gir is the only place in India where lions can be seen in their natural habitat. Take the Lion Safari in Gir National Park is the most exciting experience you can have. The park offers safaris in open vehicles León accompanied by experienced guides and trackers. The Asiatic Lion (Panthera Leo paersica) is a magnificent beast. For peace to mourn. Haunter say the first time to hear the roar of the Asiatic lion in the night, feels his moral and fear. The sound of lions at night coughing can cause the bravest to tremble. Lion Safari in Gir National Park India certainly gives the impression of age, was real. The best time to find this beast are only at dawn or dusk when they are energetic and prey together.

View king of the jungle safari vehicle safety is very sociable, but thats nothing compared to standing on the bottom of the forest, miles of vehicle and take a closer look at the Lion of Asia. While taking the reins to turn the lioness and the small road near the lion was calm under the big tree. Travelers can also take a walk through deep forests, participate in the examination of stains or marks Pug near the river and lions can be seen from the remote location. Even within the forest as an opportunity to visit ancient temples, waterfalls and enjoy the serene beauty of the jungle.

You can spend the night in areas where noise from the haunt of lions, owls, and talking and gnashing of hungry scavengers looking to kill. Visitors also have the opportunity to meet and interact with the villagers and learn about themselves and their traditions. You can enjoy the dance Siddi tribal (indigenous tribes in Africa). Lion Safari India in Gir National Park is truly memorable.


Select a Jeep Safari to explore and get to the park because of the uneven landscape of the park. If you have your own car, park authorities can not do it at home, but make sure you do it, and the park guide. You can hire a jeep to Sasan agent or tour operators. It is a minivan you walk in the park, a place must be reserved before the park office. This safari is available 6:30 am to 9:30 am and from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm.

Best Time to Visit Gir National Park

In late November and early March, as dry and cool season, and ease of viewing nature, outdoors, or at the park and the sanctuary is closed from June to mid October.

Reaching the Gir National Park

* By Air: 
The nearest airport is Keshod, but the Rajkot airport is convenient one from where you can catch a bus or taxi.

* By Rail (Train): 

The nearest stations are Sasan Gir and Veraval, but still the comfortable one is Rajkot. The Rajkot station is well connected to Delhi and Mumbai. Ahmedabad station is also preferable.

* By Road: 

Catch a State Transport bus from Junagadh and Veraval available between November and June. To reach from Ahmedabad, NH8A to Chotila via Bagodra, Limbdi and Sayla is proper. From here, drive on the district road to Sasan Gir through Khadia and Mendarda. Volvo buses are available between Ahmedabad and Junagadh at Rs. 200 and then catch a mini bus.

Points To Be Keep

* The entry tickets are available from the reception of the Sinh Sadan Guest House.
* Fees:
Entry Fee: Rs. 30 (Indians) & US$ 5 (foreigners)
Vehicle Entry: Rs. 35 (Indians) & US$ 4 (foreigners)
Guide Fee: Rs. 50 (first 4 hrs) & Rs. 20 (every additional hour)
Jeep Hire: Rs. 600/safari
Still Camera: Rs. 50 (Indians) & US$ 5 (foreigners)
Video Camera: Rs. 2500 (Indians) & US$ 200 (foreigners)
Lion Safari Camp: Rs. 1000 plus entry (6 pax)
Lion Show: Rs. 50 (Indians) & US$ 5 (foreigners)
* Avoid any kind of noise, as that might scare animals.
* Avoid smoking, throwing polythene bags, or throwing any non-biodegradable material.
* Carry a flash light and the necessary medication.