Gir Forest National Park

Why?
  • A forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat
  • It comprises 1412 square km of deciduous forest interspersed with semi-evergreen and evergreen flora, acacia, scrub jungle, grasslands and rocky hills.
  • It is the sole home of the Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persica) and is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species
  • The ecosystem of Gir, with its diverse flora and fauna, is protected as a result of the efforts of the government forest department, wildlife activists and NGOs.
  • The count of 2,375 distinct fauna species of Gir includes about 38 species of mammals, around 300 species of birds, 37 species of reptiles and more than 2,000 species of insects.
  • The carnivores group mainly comprises Asiatic lions, Indian leopards, sloth bears, Indian cobras, jungle cats, striped hyenas, golden jackals, Indian mongoose, Indian palm civets, and ratels. desert cats and rusty-spotted cats occur but are rarely seen.
  • Fed by perennial and seasonal rivers and streams, the sanctuary has large water bodies like the Kamleshwar Dam that are good for crocodiles and birds.
Location
  • 82.5 km from Junagadh Railway Station
Timing

Gir Jungle Trail :

  • 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.(noon)
  • 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    NOTE : Forest is closed from 16th June to 15th October every year.

Devalia Safari Park :

  • 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    NOTE : Devalia Safari Park remains closed on Wdnesdays
Important Notes for Gir National Park
  • E-permits are NON REFUNDABLE.
  • Gir Jungle Trail remains closed from 16th June to 15th Oct every year.
  • Devalia Safari Park remains closed on every WEDNESDAY.
  • Reporting time should be 30 minutes prior to departure.
  • E-permit doesn't include charges of Guide Service, Vehicle Service and Camera Fee. All this information will be available locally at Reception Center,Sasan-Gir.
  • Only 50% of Permits are available for online Booking.
Entrance Fee

Tarrif for Gir Jungle Trail :

Weekdays :

  • Upto 6 persons :
  1. Rs.400 (Indian)
  2. Rs.2400 (Foreigners)
  • Extra Person :
  1. Rs. 50 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 600 (Foreigner)

Weekends:

  • Upto 6 persons :
  1. Rs.500 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 3000 (Foreigner)
  • Extra Person :
  1. Rs. 65 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 750 (Foreigner)

Festival Days :

  • Upto 6 persons :
  1. Rs.600 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 3600 (Foreigner)
  • Extra Person :
  1. Rs. 75 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 900 (Foreigner)

Tarrif for Devalia Safari Park :

  • Weekdays :
  1. Rs. 75 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 1200 (Foreigner)
  • Weekends :
  1. Rs. 95 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 1500 (Foreigner)
  • Festival Days :
  1. Rs. 115 (Indian)
  2. Rs. 1800 (Foreigner)
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