#1 of 5 Places to Visit in Gir National Park

At a distance of 500 m from Sasan Gir Bus Stand, Jungle Safari is the major attraction and one of the most popular options to spot animal movement and admire beautiful landscape in Gir National Park. Sasan Gir is the most celebrated wildlife sanctuary in India as it is the royal kingdom of Asiatic lions and essentially the only place on earth where these majestic beasts roam freely after Africa.

Only Jeep safari is available at Gir National Park. There is no canter safari or elephant safari unlike to the other national parks of India. There are eight safari routes, although most overlap with each other, with different entry and exit points. These routes have been made within the tourism zone of the Sanctuary with an average length of 35 km each. They are randomly assigned by the computer along with a driver and guide when you present your permit at the Reception Center, Sinh Sadan, Sasan Gir. One can also visit Kamleswar Dam while on a Gir National Park Safari where one can climb .....

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#2 of 5 Places to Visit in Gir National Park

At a distance of 11 km from Gir National Park, Devalia Safari Park is a safari zone situated at Devalia. Also known as Gir Interpretation Zone, it was established to reduce the excess of tourists at the Gir National Park and to facilitate tourists to understand the importance of Gir and its wildlife. It is one of the best places to visit in Gir National Park.

Devalia Safari Park is an enclosed area of around 4 sq. km comprises all habitat types and all major representatives of the wildlife of Gir National Park. The basic aim of creating this facility is to provide an opportunity to view lions and other animals in their natural habitat within a short period and reduce tourist pressure on the sanctuary. The area has a good quantity of prey base in the form of Spotted Deer, Blue Bulls, Wild Boars, Blackbucks, Sambars, and Chinkaras. Spotting a Lion in its savanna habitat is a treat to the eyes of wildlife .....

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#3 of 5 Places to Visit in Gir National Park

At a distance of 29 km from Una, 66 km from Sasan Gir, and 76 km from Amreli, Tulsi Shyam Temple is a Hindu temple situated at Tulsishyam in Gujarat. It is one of the revered temples in this region of Gujarat and among the must-visit places as part of Gir packages.

Dedicated to Lord Krishna, Tulsi Shyam Temple is a well-known temple located inside the Gir National Park. Legend says that Lord Krishna eliminated the demon called Tul and so the place is associated with his name along with that of Krishna as Shyam as Tulsishyam. The idol of Lord Tulsishyam is said to be 3000 years old made out of black stone. Visitors need to climb 100 steep steps to reach the temple from the parking. There is also a temple dedicated to Goddess Rukmini Devi on a small hillock near the main temple.

There are three hot sulphur springs that are believed to have healing powers. Of these, the 1st one is filled with hot water, the second .....

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#4 of 5 Places to Visit in Gir National Park

At a distance of 6 km from Veraval, 83 km from Diu, 94 km from Junagadh, 131 km from Porbandar, 197 km from Rajkot, 221 km from Jamnagar, 233 km from Dwarka, 408 km from Ahmedabad, 428 km from Bhuj, 447 km from Vadodara, 601 km from Mount Abu, 636 km from Surat, 669 km from Udaipur, 787 km from Indore and 912 km from Mumbai, Somnath is a temple town situated in the Gir Somnath district of Gujarat. Also known as Prabhas Patan, it is one of the most important places of pilgrimage in India, and among the must include places in Gujarat tour packages.

The town of Somnath is famous for the Somnath Temple, considered to be one of the most revered and holy shrines in India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is one among the twelve prominent Jyotirlinga shrines and also one of the oldest places of pilgrimage in Gujarat. The meaning of the .....

Distance (From Gir National Park): 42 Kms
Trip Duration (From Gir National Park - Including Travel): Full Day

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#5 of 5 Places to Visit in Gir National Park

At a distance of 90 km from Jamnagar, 101 km from Junagadh, 105 km from Amreli, 172 km from Porbandar, 173 km from Bhavnagar, 184 km from Somnath, 214 km from Dwarka, 218 km from Ahmedabad, 231 km from Bhuj, 275 km from Vadodara, 401 km from Surat and 718 km from Mumbai, Rajkot is a bustling city in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Situated on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers, it is the fourth largest city in Gujarat and among the top Gujarat holiday packages.

Rajkot, literally the City of Princes, is the former princely capital of the Saurashtra region and now an emerging tourism destination and business hub of Gujarat. Built by Thakur Saheb Vibhaji Ajoji Jadeja in 1620 AD, the city has been a seat for the Jadeja rulers. It was named after its co-founder Raju Sandhi. In 1720 AD, Rajkot was seized by Masum Khan, an official ruler of the Junagadh region. After 12 years, Rajkot was conquered by the Jadeja clan. In the year 1807, .....

Distance (From Gir National Park): 156 Kms
Trip Duration (From Gir National Park - Including Travel): Full Day

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Most Asked Questions on Gir National Park

  • What is the best season to visit Gir National Park?

    Winter and Summer from October to June are the best time to visit Gir National Park and it is closed during the monsoon season from July to September. While, Devalia Safari Park is open throughout the year.

  • How many days are required to visit Gir National Park?

    Gir National Park usually requires complete full day to visit the most important attractions. There are several wonderful places to visit around Gir National Park like Dwarka, Somnath, Junagadh and Diu which usually take additional few days.

  • What is the budget required to visit Gir National Park?

    Budget of Gir National Park trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Gir National Park tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 7750 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8500 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Gir National Park?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Gir National Park like Gir Jungle Trail, Devalia Safari Park, Tulsi Shyam Temple, etc. Somnath which is around 68 km from Gir National Park and can be visited along with Gir National Park.

  • What are the safari timings in Gir National Park?

    The park remains open every year from mid-October to mid-June. The safari timings in Gir National Park are: 6 AM - 9 AM, 8.30 AM - 11 AM & 3 PM - 6 PM. Devalia Timings: 7.30 AM - 11 AM & 3 PM - 5 PM, Closed on Wednesday.

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