If you are a wildlife enthusiast, then this tour is meant for you. Visit Gir National Park, home to the Asiatic Lion. The best way to reach Gir Forest is to drive from the town of Rajkot in the West Indian state of Gujarat. The drive to Gir Forest takes you past villages and countryside that is home to a colorful lifestyle that is unique to the state of Gujarat.Highlights:• Drive from Rajkot to Gir National Park• See the Asiatic Lion in their natural habitat • Overnight stay in Gir Forest
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Rajkot and drive to Gir National ParkPass By: Gir Birding LodgeYou will be picked up from your hotel in Rajkot and driven to Gir National Park situated about 100 miles from Rajkot. The drive to Gir National Park takes around 3 hours. Upon arrival in Gir, check in at your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.Meals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel Gir Birding Lodge, Sasan GirDay 2: Gir Jungle SafariStop At: Sasan Gir National Park, Sasan Gir, Gir National Park, Gir Somnath District, GujaratEnjoy a jungle safari in the morning and in the afternoon. Gir National Park is the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in its natural habitat. The forest is also home to a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators are Panthers and the Hyena. The Indian Deer, Sambar Deer, Spotted Deer, Blue Bull, Chinkara and the Chousingha (four horned antelope) are found here, along with Bears and the long tailed Langur.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel Gir Birding Lodge, Sasan GirDay 3: Gir to Rajkot Pass By: Rajkot AirportEnjoy a morning safari at Gir National Park followed by breakfast. After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive back to Rajkot. Upon arrival in Rajkot you will be driven to the airport for your onward flight.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.