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Car Booking From Porbandar

Porbandar, facing directly the roaring shore of Arabian Sea, located between the worlds famous "DWARKA" and "SOMANATH" one of the twelve popular mythological ancient Indian histories, the town planning of the city is so perfectly planned that today it is an attraction to the modern town planner worldwide. Amongst many other importance, Porbandar is an ascetic land of saint UDAMA, the bosom friend of lord "KRISHNA” and birth place of Mahatma Gandhi , the father of nation who taught a lesson of non-violence to the present day world. Porbandar is having its importance not only from mythological point of view but it is an attraction to thousands of local and foreign tourists who pay visit to this holy city daily.

Shravan Sud Poonam or Nariyeli Purnima is believed to be the foundation day of this holy city. As pr the mythological reference in Sudama Charitra of Skand Puran of Shrimad Bhagvad, the present Porbandar city was names after Goddess Porav, and was located along the river banks of Asmavati. The Jethwa dynasty of Rajput clian ruled over this land, who was lover of art and under their royal patronage this city was beautified by constructing wide roads foot paths, symmetrical buildings along the roadsides, having right angular squares, fountains, gardens, public places, temple and so on. The uniqueness of Porbandar city is that it is constructed of special type of white soft stone carves artistically and that is why this is popularly known as "WHITE CITY" also.

Porbandar is closely linked with Junagadh in the south-west and with Jamnagar in the north. Porbandar has an all weather port, has direct business relation with indigenous and foreign port. Porbadnar is well linked on broad-gauge to many important cities like nation capital Delhi and financial capital Bombay. Porbandar since old days is facilitated by an air port having daily flight to Bombay.

Porbandar has various local sites seeing spots of varieties like tourism, pilgrimage, Barda Sanctuary world famous Blue beach of Madhavpur, Educational centers like Aryakanya Gurukul and Sandipani Ashram to recall our memory to Takshashila and Nalanda school of Vedic Culture. Over all it is pertinent to call Porbandar a place of great import Mythological, Culturally, Historically, Religiously, Socially and on many other contests like Industrial, tourism and education point of view.

It will not be out of place to draw attention towards an old popular saying that Porbandar is bitterly known for RANA,PANA and BHANA, RANA, the rulers RANA NATWAR SINH, PANA , limestone reserves BHANA, Bhanji Lavji the famous firm for GHEE export to many countries. Furthermore to known that Porbandar has a special life style and folk culture more particularly due to Mehar (MER) community who has put the name of Porbandar on the global map due to its unique dance Maniyara RAS and sward/ Dandiya Ras which reflects the warrior / brave nature of the MER caste.

The another community who is never less than the MER in giving unique identity to Porbandar, is KHARVA, famous for fishing (Harvesting Sea and taking Sea crops) and also for fisheries and Sea Voyage.

Car Booking To Sasan Gir

Gir National Park is 64 kilometers from the city of Junagadh and 32 kilometers from Verawal. It is located in the city of Gurajat. The park has a total land area of 1,412.14 sq. kilometers. Its lion sanctuary measures 141,213 hectares while the main area of the national park is 35,948 hectares. Aside from being a national park, Gir is also a wildlife sanctuary. It was established in September 18, 1965 as a forest reserve in order to protect the world famous Asiatic lion.

The land coverage area has a status of being a national park even at only 2,450 hectares. In addition, it lies within the district of Junagadh in Gurajat. It is about 65 kilometers from the southeastern portion of the Junagadh city and about 90 kilometers from the eastern portion of the Keshod Airport in Saurashtra or Kathiawar Peninsula.

The forest rest house of Sasa is the main headquarters of the sanctuary. It is filled with varieties of deciduous type such as teak, flame of the forest, ber and jamun as well as types of acacias like babul. The road that leads to the attraction is hilly with a lot of rivers. Moreover, this national park offers its visitors pleasant and long drives throughout the forest cover.

The park's main wildlife attraction is the Asiatic lion. This site is the only lasting habitat of this species that has been residing in the park's forest since the year 1884. An estimated 239 of this breed had been reported to live in this area since 1885. They are slightly smaller in appearance than their African counterparts though the largest male lions of this park are still a wonderful sight to see.

An ideal way to spot these lions is either at dusk or at dawn for it is their time to hunt for food. In addition, the Department of Forest arranges lion shows on Sundays wherein the audience can watch how lions hunt for their food. The audience can also see these animals in close range.

Tourist Spots in Gir National Park

This park has a vast history and folklore. It takes pride of its antique temples such as the Tulsishyam and Kankai Mata as well as its place of pilgrimage along with hot springs. Moreover, the park's forest is popular for the Madharis or the cattle herders wherein the buffalos form a significant part in the diet of the lions. They are extremely hospitable and their lifestyle hardly changed throughout the years. In addition, the tradition and folklore of the Madharis contains a unique proof of coexistence between lions and humans.

Viewing or sighting wildlife in this national park is ideally done when driving around the grounds of the forest. The best routes from Sasan are to Kankai and Baval Chowk as well as to Tulsishyam and Chodavdi as well as to the dm of Kamaleshwar. A jeep is definitely more appropriate than a sturdy car so that it can protect you from any harm.

There are 3 unusual reserves in the area. One of these is the Nalsarovar Lake and Sanctuary, home to numerous water birds. The Little Ran of Kutch is the second one, the home of the wild ass Indian. The third one is the Flamingo Island, also the last remarkable reserve in the area often referred to as the virtual haven of wildlife buffs on Gurajat State.