The Refuge to The Asiatic lions - Gir National Park

lion Safari

Gir National Park is the only place where one can see the Asiatic lions apart from the African continent in its natural habitat. Sasangir falls in the state of Gujarat.

You will be visiting Mumbai, the financial capital of India and Ahmedabad, the largest city in the state of Gujarat. Calico Museum is the premier textiles museum in the country at Ahmedabad. Accommodation will be provided in lodges and cottages which are normally made of material locally available.

Itinerary


Arrival / Mumbai

Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Mumbai / Ahmedabad

Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Ahmedabbad. On arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing of Ahmedabad. It is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. Overnight at hotel.

Ahmedabad / Dasada (little Rann of Kutch)

After breakfast drive 3 hrs to Dasada. On arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon safari into the Little Rann of Kutch wildlife sanctuary to see the wild ass. The Little Rann of Kutch offers exciting cross desert safaris, superb wildlife and colourful villages along the desert. The wild Ass is a strong animal and represents the horse tribe in India. The wildlife sanctuary also boasts of Ghudkhur that is not found anywhere in the world. Other animals include wolf, jackal, wild cats, blue bull and chinkara. Overnight at the Lodge.

Dasada / Sasangir

After breakfast drive 5 hrs to Gir National Park. On arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon excursion to Gir National Park by jeep with naturalist. Although the Sasangir Sanctuary was created in 1913, but it only got the status of the Gir National Park in 1965 only. Gir National Park houses about 300 Asiatic lions. At one point of time, the population had dipped and the lions were on the brink of extinction. But after 1980 the population is on the rise. This is the only place where the Asiatic lions can been seen in its natural habitat apart from African continent. Gir National Park also have other species of animals like Chital, Chinkara (Gazelle), Four-Horned Antelope, Leopard, Nilgai, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar and Wild Ass. Monkeys, Parrots and peacock can also be seen around the forest apart from large species of birds and flora and fauna. Gir National Park attracts a large number of tourists who can visit the park in jeeps and minibuses. Overnight at the lodge.

Sasangir

Morning and evening excursion by jeep with naturalist into the Gir National Park. Overnight at the lodge.

Sasangir / Rajkot / Mumbai / Departure

After breakfast drive 3 hrs to Rajkot to board flight to Mumbai. On arrival proceed to international airport for flight to onward destination.

  • 5 nights 6days accommodation
  • Welcome Drink
  • All meals during the Stay(Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Pick up and drop from Airport/Railway station by AC vehicle
  • Jeep Safaris
  • All current applicable taxes
  • Airfare and Rail Tickets.
  • Service tax @ 3.09% extra on the above rates.
  • Any expenses for optional activities like Elephant Safari etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any kind of personal expenses, extra meals, starters & Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated etc).
  • Any kind of optional tours.
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fee.
  • Medical & Travel insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned under the category "PACKAGE INCLUSIONS".
  • There are limited safari vehicles allowed to enter in the national parks and are most difficult to book at a short notice. Please book your tour much in advance.
  • Hotel confirmations are subject to availability. In case of unavailability, an alternate hotel in similar category will be booked and customer will be notified of the same.
  • Check-in and check-out time at all hotels is 12 noon unless otherwise specified.

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