The Land of Asiatic Lions (Gir National Park)

Gir National Park is one of the popular forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, which is renowned as a home of Asiatic lions. Gir is the only natural habitat of world popular Asiatic Lions. This sanctuary was established in 1965. It was considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species. In 1974, it was declared a National Park and National Reserve.

The population of this sanctuary is 523. The Sanctuary is located in Junagadh, about 43 kilometres from Somnath. The Gir forest, spread over 1,412 square kilometres, which is one of the largest track of dry deciduous forest in the world. There are about 7 rivers flows in this area Shetrunji, Datardi, Shingoda, Raval, Godavari and Machhundri.
Apart from Asiatic Loins, it is also the home of various species such as jungle cats, golden jackals, Indian mongoose, Indian palm civets, ratels, desert cats, striped hyenas, rusty-spotted cats etc. you may also find Blackbucks as well.
Here you have lots of option to do, enjoy the Loin Jeep Safari, there are seven designated tourist trails in the sanctuary which is open to the jeep safari. If you are exploring the Jungle with your own vehicle then you must take a guide or forest guard. Also explore Crocodile Breeding farm, which is located about 10 kilometres away from Hiran River. You can also enjoy the Loin camp safari, which is located about 3 kilometres away from the sanctuary, arranged by Forest Department.

We Crocus Travel Pvt Ltd offers a wide range of packages for Gujrat along with Gir National Park and other destinations across the India.  Our packages are based on various themes such as Cultural, Adventure, Wildlife, Honeymoon, Religious and Spiritual etc.  We also provide customized packages as per your choice and preferences for the places which you want to cover and accommodation as we want. We are an inbound travel company who has a team of dedicated professionals committed to make your holidays an unforgettable experience. The company is registered under the Indian Companies Act 1956, Crocus travel is entitled to work as a travel agent and tour Operator with its head quarter in New Delhi and branches in all major travel destinations in India. Since its inception in the year 2009 the company has seen major growth due to continuous suggestions and referrals from the satisfied clients which makes us stand in the row of leading travel companies of India.

 

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