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Car Booking From 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.

Car Booking To Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is one of the commercial hubs of Gujarat state and the sixth largest city in India. Thousands of people visit this place every day mainly for business purposes rather than for tourist activities. But still there are many places worth visiting here that have historical importance.

The climate of Ahmedabad is very hot especially in summer season. So it is not advisable to visit in summer when the temperature touches 44 degree Celsius. Winter months are the best times to visit Ahmedabad. To get into the city there is an airport located just 15 kilometers from the main city center. There are direct flights to New York, New Jersey, Singapore and gulf countries and also there are daily flights to all major cities of India. So getting into the city by air is an easier option to get into here.

There are direct trains from Ahmedabad railway station to all the major Indian destinations. The NH 8 passes through this city and connects Ahmedabad with Mumbai. On reaching Ahmedabad you can travel by auto, bus, taxi and rickshaw to get around the city. There are many floridly carved historic monuments here together with many fine museums and art galleries.

Some of the places of interest in Ahmedabad are Gandhi Ashram, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Bhadra Fort, Kamala Nehru Zoo, Vastrapur Lake, Kankaria Lake, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum, Veechar Utensil Museum and Auto World Vintage Car Museum. The car museum has the private collection of vintage cars of Shri Pranlal Bhogilal and has more than 100 cars including all the best cars of the world.

Sabarmati Ashram located here once served as the abode of Mahatma Gandhi and was founded in 1915. This is situated near the Sabarmati River and it is from here that Gandhi started his Dandi March in 1930. The three wise monkeys and the teachings of Gandhi are displayed here. Within its premises is situated a handmade paper factory and a spinning wheel factory. The Calico Textile Museum is one of the finest museums of the world and was established in 1949.

Ahmedabad is noted for its textile industry and the tourists to this place would love to purchase some garments. There are many cloth markets here and some of them are situated at Thron Darwaja, Ratan Pole, Manek Chowk and Dhalgarwad. The traditional products are sold at fixed prices in some shops.

Ahmedabad could be said as the paradise of food lovers. There are many restaurants located in every nook and corner of the city and sweet stalls also abound in number. Usually vegetarian thali is served in these hotels because Gujaratis are mostly vegetarians. Gujaratis also love dairy products and sweets and so there are number of ice cream shops located here.

If you are searching for hotels to stay then you can find cheaper hotels in the eastern side of the Sabarmati and cozy hotels in Navrangpura area. There are plenty of budget hotels available in the Relief Road and they offer all basic facilities. To spot the right Ahmedabad hotels and Ahmedabad restaurants, you have to refer to the Ahmedabad travel guide.