Sasan Gir Forest Safari is the experience to must have once in life. If you list out oldest and most reputed centuries in India, then Sasan Gir will be the consideration in the top of the list. It’s the only home of the majestic Asiatic lion (Panthera Leo Persica). Sasan Gir is the only place to experience this animal in India.
Gir took steps to save this big cats which were at the edge of extinction in the beginning of 21st century. With efforts of Sasan Gir authority today, there are more than 600 lions in the century. Gir forest is spread in large 1882 sq km area where 1421 sq km area is protected by the government and Sasan Gir forest authority.
Forest Safari in Sasan Gir
Nowadays adventurous people looking for new destinations for new thrilling experiences, Sasan Gir is the one of the best suitable for that. it’s an open jeep safari in the forest of Gir, you can find tracks of Asiatic lions and experience those big cats and cubs in the jungle. also, you can see panthers, deer and various types of local and travellers birds there.
December to March is the best time and climate to visit Gir. you can prebook your safari at girlion.in to avoid disappointment. actually, they allow only online booking for jungle trail. The nearest airport from here is Rajkot with daily flight connectivity and The nearest Railway station is Junagadh. Also, Sasan Gir is well connected with Gujarat’s smooth road network.
Sasan Gir Conservation
Nawab of Junagadh took hard steps conservation measures to make lion safe. A lot of time passed and now in the result of such steps, the population of lions growing significantly even today. Local population equally supporting the government in the conservation of lions.
Sasan Gir Echology
Gir national park is the biggest dry broadleaf forest in India. The park has 1412 sq. km. protected area in west Gujarat. Gir forest has great biodiversity to support and sustain itself. there are 606 species of plants, 39 mammals species, more than 300 bird species and more than 2000 type of insects.