Sasangir is famous for Gir Wildlife Sanctuary which is the sole home for Asiatic lions. Among the other commonly spotted animals are included the Indian deer, sambar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, bear, long tailed langur and chowsingha. Kankai Mata and Tulsishyam are other quant temples which one can explore during tour to Sasangir. IHPL offers various tour packages to choose from for Sasangir for wildlife enthusiasts and bird lovers.
Sasangir Tour Packages
Best Sasangir Holiday Packages
Mumbai - Bhavnagar - Palitana - Ahmedpur Mandvi - Sasan Gir - Junagadh - Rajkot - Wankaner - Ahmedabad - Mumbai
Delhi - Khajuraho - Jhansi - Gwalior - Bhopal - Indore - Ahmedabad - Zainabad - Rajkot - Sasangir - Mandvi - Bhavnagar - Ahmedabad - MumbaiTrip Highlights
- Old Delhi sightseeing
- Explore Khajuraho temples
- Visit Orchha
- City tour of Gwalior
- Excursion to Sanchi
- Unveil mysteries of Bhimteka caves
- Day trip to Mandu
- Enjoy at the Rann of Kutch
- Delight in Wildlife Safari
Offer prayers at Somnath
FAQs of Sasangir Tour Packages
Ques: What is Sasan Gir famous for?
Ans: Sasan Gir is known for Gir National Park and Wildlife sanctuary. It was established on 18th September 1965 and is located in the South of Gujarat. Sasan Gir National Park is famous for wild Asiatic Lion. Gir is the only place that offers natural habitat to Asiatic Lions. It is the best place to spot the lions in their natural habitat. Apart from Lions, you can also spot Leopards, Deers – Sambar & Chousingha (Four-horned antelope), Jackal, Striped Hyena, Foxes etc.
Ques: What is the area of Sasan Gir Wildlife sanctuary?
Ans: The Sasan Gir sanctuary covers a total area of 1412 square kilometres in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat.
Ques: Which is the best time to visit Sasan Gir?
Ans: The Lion Sanctuary at Sasan Gir is closed from 16th June to 15th October every year, so you can visit the National Park from 16th October till 15th June, the best to visit is from November to March as these are pleasant and colder months.
The month of April and May are the hottest but the best time to spot wildlife and for wildlife Photography.
Ques: Which is the nearest airport to Sasan Gir?
Ans: Rajkot is the nearest operating airport to Sasan Gir. It is located at a distance of 160 km from here and one can fly from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara etc. Keshod Airport is another nearest airport but it is temporarily closed as of now.
Ques: What is the best way to explore Sasan Gir?
Ans: Sasan Gir Sanctuary is a paradise for those who enjoy forests, wildlife and has an interest in exotic flora and fauna.
The best way to explore the national park is to embark on the Jeep Safaris. There are early morning and late afternoon safaris to the parks in which people get accompanied by a Naturalist guide who speaks English and Hindi plus a driver who helps in spotting the wildlife inside the Sasan Gir Sanctuary. For more details, Indian Holidays tour specialists can guide you through to make the best of your stay in Sasan Gir.
Ques: What is the population count of Lions in Sasan Gir?
Ans: The entire forest area of the Gir National Park is dry and deciduous which provides the best habitat for Asiatic Lions. As per the statistics of 2015, the entire Saurashtra Region is inhabited by 523 Lions.
Ques: Which is the nearest tourist destination from Gir?
Ans: Junagadh and Somnath are the nearest destinations to visit at a distance of approx. 50 km. You can embark on a day excursion to these cities and return.
Junagadh: Junagadh is a city in the western Indian state of Gujarat, approx. 52 km from Sasan Gir. Here one can visit Mahabat Maqbara which is the huge 19th-century mausoleum of a local ruler and it showcases intricate Indo-Islamic architectural details. Uparkot Fort, founded around 300 BC, has city views from its ramparts. Within the fort are the stone-cut step-wells Adi Kadi Vav and Navghan Kuwo, plus Buddhist caves. To the west, Darbar Hall Museum is housed in a former palace.
Somnath: Somnath is famous for The Somnath Temple, lies at 44 km from Sasan Gir. It is located in Prabhas Patan near Junagadh in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat and is believed to be the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot.
Ques: Can you drive from Ahmedabad to Sasan Gir?
Ans: Yes, people can drive from Ahmedabad to Sasan Gir but it is a very long drive of 08 hrs. You can also drive from Sasan Gir to Rajkot Airport which is 160 km from Sasan Gir, visiting Junagadh en-route, stay a night in Rajkot and next day drive to Ahmedabad to add more places to visit while covering the distance.
Ques: How to reach Sasan Gir?
Ans: Sasan Gir National Park By Air -The nearest airports to the Gir National Park are Keshod Airport and Rajkot Airport. The Keshod airport (Currently Not operational) is located around 70 km from the park, whereas the Rajkot Airport is at a distance of around 160 km.
The nearest international airport to Sasan Gir National Park is Mumbai International Airport and now Ahmedabad international airport also operational with few international flights from other countries.
Sasan Gir National Park By Rail - Junagadh and Veraval railway stations are the nearest railway station from the Gir national park, located at a distance of around 50 km.
Sasan Gir National Park By Road -The Gir National Park is well-connected to most of the prominent cities of Gujarat via a good road network. There are state bus transport services and private bus service, which offer frequent bus service to Sasan Gir from various parts of the state. You can also rent a car to drive to Sasan Gir from Ahmedabad or Rajkot or you can combine with a few other important touristic cities of Gujarat.
Ques: What kind of hotels are there in Sasan Gir?
Ans: At Sasan Gir, you can find 3 to 5-star accommodation ranging from Tented accommodation to deluxe rooms. You can also book Taj Gateway Hotel Gir Forest now. Indian Holiday specialists shall help you find the best deal package inclusive of park safaris and all meals.