Destination Covered: Junagadh – Gir National Park
Located in the Junagadh district of Gujarat, Gir National Park and wildlife sanctuary is one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries of India to spot wild lions in huge population. Established on 18th September 1965 as a Forest Reserve to conserve the Asiatic lion, this park offers habitat to the rare Asian lions and many other wild animals. In addition to witness many great animals and birds, one can enjoy Jeep Safari in the park for better wildlife experience.
At Tour My India, we will enhance your wildlife holiday experience and make it an ideal one. Our Ahmedabad Gir National Park Weekend Tour of 2 nights and 3 days will give you an opportunity to capture some of the best picture perfect shots of the Gir National Park. With our tour, you will also visit Uperkot Fort on the way back to Ahmedabad from Dwarka.
Day 01: Ahmedabad – Sasan gir
We will drive to Sasan Gir in the morning. On arrival, check into at the wildlife resort. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the hotel.
Sasan Gir is one of the popular wildlife national parks that offer home to many Asiatic Lions. It also offer habitat to a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators recorded in the park include the Panther and the Hyena, The Indian Deer, Sambar, Chital (spotted deer), Nilgai (blue bull), Chinkara, the Chowsingha (four horned antelope), the bear and the long tailed Langur.
We will explore the Gir National Park for Wildlife watching in the morning. We will also enter the national park again in the afternoon for its second view. The wildlife safaris are organized in the sanctuary thrice in a day, two scheduled rides in the morning season while the last one will be organized late in the afternoon.
The forest of Gir national park is dry, deciduous and is situated in the semi-arid western part of India. The topography made up of succession of rugged ridges, isolated hills, deep ravines, plateaus, valleys and interspersed with large patches of grasslands.
Apart from the mammals, the park has a large population of marsh crocodile or mugger that is among the 40 species of reptiles and amphibians recorded in the sanctuary. Gir National Park is also a paradise for bird watchers with a check-list of more than 250 birds.
An overnight stay in Sasan Gir.
After breakfast, we will leave for Ahmedabad. En-route, we will stop at Junagadh to visit the Uperkot fort, one of the ancient forts built by Chandra Gupta. The fort has been rebuilt and extended many times. Further, we will continue our drive to Ahmedabad. On arrival at Ahmedabad, we will drop you at your desired location
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