Planning a Wildlife Safari to Gir National Park in India? Things to Know

Planning a Wildlife Safari to Gir National Park in India? Things to Know

Think Adventurous, Think Daring, Think Wild, Think the Sasan Gir National Park &Wildlife Sanctuary. Dive deep into the wild at the heart of Asia’s most exciting wildlife sanctuary, amidst the dwelling areas of  royal Asiatic lions, swift gazing leopards, cautious ‘Chital’ (spotted deer), daring wild boar, sniffing striped hyenas, rare ‘Nilgais’ (blue bulls), swinging ‘Langurs’, and many more adorable beasts typical to the wild. A prime spot to be added to your wildlife tour packages is the Sasan Gir National Park tour package. Located in the western Indian state of Gujarat, the majestic wildlife sanctuary is the only place left in Asia that houses the royal Asiatic lions. The sanctuary spread over 1400 sq Kms is today the home of about 400 Asiatic lions, and about 250 sq. Kms of its total area is fully protected by the forest authorities.

So, if you are planning a wildlife safari in India, we bring you the best things to experience in the Sasan Gir National Park and Wildlife sanctuary. The list reads as follows –

1) The Safari into the Wild

There are a fleet of forest vehicles including Jeeps, A.C. Mini Buses, and Non-A.C.  Mini buses that you can choose from to enjoy the Gir Safari Package into the national park. The first batch of the safari is let out at 6:00 A.M in the morning when you can easily spot the majestic Asiatic lions roaming free in the park. Choosing the first batch of the Safari can be the best choice as this is the time when the king of the jungle usually wanders in the little denser parts of the forest and can be easily spotted and captured under frames. While, as the day rises the lions retire into the dense forest areas to find themselves a shady place to rest. The best thing about the Gir National Park tour packages is that you can witness the royalty with which the lions walk and hunt here just meters away from you.

Safari into the Wild

2) Take a ride to the Gir Interpretation Center at Devalia

Located 12 km from the Gir Sanctuary, the Gir Interpretation Center at Devalia can earn you a mesmerizing experience with its 1 hour long Gir Safari package.  The protected park houses about a dozen Asiatic lions and can be used as a backup if you are not lucky to spot one of the royal beasts into the National Park.

Gir Interpretation Center at Devalia

3) A Great Photography Experience Awaits You At The Sasan Gir National Park

Other than the majestic Asiatic lions themselves the Sasan Gir National Park presents you a wide species of adorable beasts to be captured under your frames. You can surely choose the first batch of Safari to click various animal species like – leopards, spotted deer (Chital), wild boar, forest cat, spotted forest cat, four-horned antelope (chousingha), Indian striped hyena, Indian gazelle, porcupine, blue bull (Nilgai), and the langur. Famed as the best wildlife safari in India, the Sasan Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary also allow you to take a look and click varied bird species.

The Sasan Gir National Park

Note: The Sasan Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is closed from 16th June to the 15th Oct every year during the season of South-West Monsoon.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to plan your wildlife tour package to the Sasan Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is from December to March.

The Sasan Gir National Park surely presents you an opportunity to experience the raw flavor of wildlife and is a must-visit place if you are planning a wildlife safari in India. With this, if you are looking for the best Gir National Park Tour package at affordable prices, we are the Best Travel Agency in India.

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