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Gir National Park is the only remaining home for the Asiatic Lions that are almost a definition to this park in Gujarat, which has a lot more to offer.
Gir provides you with the unique experience of visiting a place which almost singularly plays a crucial and defining role in the preservation and sustaining of a certain species. The preservation of these lions was initiated by the Nawab of Junagadh when these were just about to enter the phase of extinction due to hunting. Official count said that there were 411 lions in 2010. Also, there are roughly different 2375 species of fauna here with 38 species of mammals, over 300 species of birds, 37 species of reptiles and over 2000 species of insects.
Other important wildlife forms found here are leopard, chausingha, spotted deer, hyena, sambar deer and chinkara.
Gir is one of the biggest habitats for the lions and leopards. A great place for the wildlife safari.
Does not have its own airport, railway station, and bus station so difficult to reach.
Perfect place for wildlife lovers and photographers.
Junagadh is the most popular base camp for visiting Gir - 60 km away. Junagadh is the closest and most well-connected railway station. You can take a cab from there. (Read More)