Gir National Park
Gir National Park
Other than Africa, Gir National Park in Gujarat is the main place on the planet where you can spot lions meandering aimlessly in nature. The genuine revelation channel of India has arranged roughly 65 km southeast of Junagarh District. The Government advised the huge land degree of Sasan Gir as a natural life asylum on eighteenth September 1965 so as to moderate the Asiatic Lion. It covers an absolute zone of 1412 square kilometers of which 258 Km frames the center zone of the National Park. Unpredictable chasing by the individuals of Junagarh prompted their diminishing in populace definitely, while they were totally cleared out from different parts of Asia. It was the caring exertion of Nawabs of Junagarh who secured the sovereign eminence in his own private chasing grounds. Later at the appropriate time of time Department of Forest Officials approached to secure the world’s most undermined species. From a populace of around 20 lions in 1913, they have ascended to an agreeable 523 as per the 2015 statistics. There are 106 male, 201 female and 213 sub-grown-up lions in the wild of these four locales.
Attractions: Kamleshwar dam, Tulsi Shyam temple,
Nearby places: Somnath Temple, Darbar Hall Museum, Girnar Mountain, Kamleshwar Dam, Junagadh Zoo, Uperkot Fort, Nalsarovar Lake, …etc
Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Gir comes between the months of December to March.
Peak Season: March to May
How to Reach
- By Air: The closest air terminals to the Gir National Park are Keshod air terminal and Rajkot air terminal. The Keshod air terminal is situated around 70 km from the recreation center, though the Rajkot air terminal is a good ways off of around 160 km. Take a taxi or transport administration to arrive at the Gir national park from any of these two air terminals.
- By Rail: Junagadh and Veraval railroad stations are the closest railroad station from the Gir National park, situated at around a similar good ways from the recreation center. Both the railroad stations are on the principal rail route line of the state and associated with all the significant areas of the nation by the immediate trains.
- By Road: The Gir National Park is appropriately associated with the vast majority of the noticeable urban communities of Gujarat by means of a decent street. There are state transport administration and private transport administration, which offer continuous transport administration to Gir from different pieces of the state. The taxi and taxi are likewise accessible effectively at significant urban areas in Gujarat to drive to the Gir National Park.
Popular Restaurants: The Banyan Tree.