Gir National Park was established on 18th September 1965 and is spread on 1413 square Kilometers of land in Saurastra region of Gujarat situated on extreme west of India. Gir National Park Area: 1413 Square Kilometres is situated 65 Km south east of Junagarh District of Gujarat. Acknowledged worldwide as: Home of the Asiatic Lions,As per last census held for Lions in 2010: The total population of lions was 411 out of which 162 were females, 152 cubs and 97 are males were estimated.Best time to visit: November to January as winters is pleasantly cool.Closed Period: 15th June till mid of October as monsoon hits Gir during four months. How to Reach Gir National Park? The Gir National Park is located at a distance of 65 Kms from Junagarh and 40 Kms from Veraval railway station. Sasan Gir and Ahmedabad are well connected by Road and Rail network. Tourists can easily through 7 hours journey on either private or public means of transportation can cover on road. For tourist seeking for airline services can take the flights to Rajkot and Keshod airport from Mumbai Airport. Tourists from Delhi can opt for flight to Ahmedabad and can proceed on road to reach Gir. Best Place to Visit in Gir National Park 1.Sasan Gir National Park: If there is any wildlife destination in the world that is eminent then that has to be Sasan National Park of Gir. It is located in the Junagarh district of Gujarat and is considered the biggest sanctuary and wildlife reserve of India. The Park's main attraction is the Asiatic lions that are called Leo PantheraPersica also. Over the years it has gained immense level of popularity as one prestigious sanctuary for lions spanning across 3386 square kilometres. 2.Devalia Safari Park: It is called the interpretation zone of Gir and in other terms, Devalia is part of National Park of Gir that is segregated by Chain liked 412 Ha fences. For reducing the pressure of Gir because every year it attracts the heaviest footfall, Devalia caters to those tourists that are unable in getting permits for safari in Gir. 3.Crocodile Breeding farm: It is called the interpretation zone of Gir and in other terms, Devalia is part of National Park of Gir that is segregated by Chain liked 412 Ha fences. For reducing the pressure of Gir because every year it attracts the heaviest footfall, Devalia caters to those tourists that are unable in getting permits for safari in Gir. 4.KamleshwarDham: this is considered the most requisite area of a dam that has been built over the river of Hiran. It is located inside Nation Park of Gir's vicinity and the dam serves as lifeline for the area of reserve whereby tourists are able to find broad types of the marsh crocodiles. 5.Tulsishyam temple/kankaimatateple: This is considered to be one of the most famous temples within the area and is dedicated to Krishna , The Lord. People whenever paying visit to the sanctuary make it a point that surely visit this temple whereby crucial hot springs are found near temple and it is considered as one attractive location. 6.zamzir waterfall: this waterfall is a lovely one being present on Hiran river and is quite a beautiful place having an active waterfall all round the year. Every year people flock around this waterfall mainly because few steps towards waterfall's upstream, you can take a bath. It is all about enjoying the nature and beauty this place has to offer. FLORA OF GIR NATIONAL PARK The National Park of Gir's topography comprises of diverse flora range and there can be a varied range of deciduous trees, semi-evergreen and evergreen trees that can be found. In addition to that there are grasslands that are savannah type, jungles with thorny scrub, open zones of mixed forest and a lot more that can be found. However deciduous and mixed forested belt occupies major portion related to the park that consists of teak trees mainly. The broad leaved evergreen trees that are found at the Park include Flame of forest, Zizyphas, dhak, jamun, tendu, babool, banyan and acacia. Plants like Dhavdo, timru, umro, simai, Simal, khakro, Kalam, Vad, Amla, Bamboo, Ber and Saliacan also be found inside the forest. The trees that are deciduous are actually dry type while evergreen trees appear shady, moisture retaining and broad-leaved. Trees like casuarinas and Prosopsis are planted on forest department's coastal side. There are flowering trees as well. FAUNA OF GIR NATIONAL PARK Gir is known to be blessed with a wealth of more than two thousand three hundred species of fauns and it is diverse. According to the statistics, It conserves almost three hundred species of leopard and lion. However, the one thing that makes Gir really renowned is the fact that Asiatic lions are reserved in it. Only place after Africa that is second to Gir is Africa in terms of Asiatic lions. Apart from leopards and lions, the National park boasts of two thousand species of insects, thirty eight species of mammals, thirty seven species of reptile, three hundred species of bird, leopards and lions. Birds comprise of greenish warbler, green pigeon that is yellow footed, Griffon Eurasian vulture, Hawk eagle that is changeable, Bonelli’s eagle, Indian Pitta, bush rock quail, Bonelli's Eagle, Oriole, crested, treeswift and pygmy woodpecker. Mammals like Porcupine and hare can be spotted with carnivores like jungle cats, striped hyenas, Indian leopards, Indian mongoose and Golden jackals. We are providing excellent package like Transfer, Accommodation and Jeep safari at Gir National Park. We are take care of whole journey. We are providing best service from start to end journey. 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