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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.

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About Somnath Temple And Somnath City

Somnath Temple Jyotirlinga :

Somnath is First Jyotirling among twelve. Somnath Temple is Situated in Indian State Gujarat. Mahmud Gaznavi invasion has made his Temple more famous. No doubt that divinity of this great shrine also has an important role in making this temple more famous.

It is believed by many historians that invading 17 times any temple with 100 percent success is not possible for anyone. It is only a myth. Reality is that Mahmud Gaznavi has invaded Somnath Temple only 2 times. Muslim Invaders are especially attracted to this temple because of its Gold, Diamonds, and Silver.

Ruined Somnath Temple Photo Graph Taken By Allen Robson in 1869

Ruined Somnath Temple     Ruined Somnath Temple

Somnath of Gujarat is known for its Somnath Temple. Built in ancient Chalukya style of temple architecture, Somnath Temple draws a huge influx of pilgrims to Somnath throughout the year.

 

The tourist from all over India visits Somnath Temple throughout the year. As Somnath Temple covered in 12 Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva many foreign tourist also visit Somnath temple. Somnath temple is also known for beautiful sightseeing located nearby. Geeta Mandir, Laxmi-Narayan Mandir, the Cave of Shri Balramji, ParshuramTapobhoomi, PanchPandavGufa, Triveni ghat, BhalkaTirth, Suraj Mandir, Museum, Junagarh Gate, Mai Puri, Ahilyabai Temple, Jama Masjid are popular sightseeings of Somnath. The tourists and pilgrims do advance booking, as festival season majority of hotels, Dharamshala and resorts booked 100%by tourist. At that time accommodation options in Somnath are very limited.

Tourist also enjoys on the beach located near Somnath temple. There are many fun & enjoyable activities are carried out by tourist like camel riding, horse riding & sweet water of coconut.

 

The government has modernized the beach, still retains its natural beauty. Tourists come to this seaside destination to enjoy the sunset and temple view from the beach of this beautiful place. You can really enjoy your holiday by visiting Somnath temple and nearby market of the city. When you choose to take a break in Somnath there are many things to see and do. You can go for sightseeing by road. Somnath is accessible by road from nearby towns& direct train is also available to reach at Somnath from major cities of Gujarat. The nearest airport is located in Diu. Diu is around 100 kilometers from Somnath. Somnath is well connected by roads and highways. Tourist also prefers cabs to make his journey comfortable and enjoyable. Nowadays online cab and car booking are one of the easiest options to reach Somnath. Tourist always looking for a higher taxi and prefers the best car available at reasonable rates. The luxury traveler class also prefers high-end cards.

 

Many tours and travel agency offers various travel packages for tourist as tourist always prefer to visit Sasan Gir and Diu. Sasan Gir is popular for Asiatic Lions and Diu is popular is for beautiful beaches. The hotels of Somnath provides modern comforts and multifarious amenities to its guests. Many tour operators and travel tourism agent provide and arrange travel, accommodation, food, conveyance along with entertainment facilities in attractive packages and economic means.

 

Man’s eternal quest to know the supreme and the unknown takes him far and wide to pilgrimages across the globe. The presence of that mysterious supreme which cannot be comprehended by commoners can be experienced in Somnath; the eternal shrine, devoted to Lord Shiva. Standing tall on the west coast of India on the bank of Arabian Sea the dominatingShikhasr of the temple tells the timeless tale of its fall and rebuilding seventeen times in the historical past. The AbadhitSamudra Marg, Tirsthambh (Arrow) indicates the unobstructed sea route towards the South Pole. This is an amazing marker of the ancient Indian wisdom of geography and strategic location of the Jyotirling. The splendor of this beautiful temple is so marvelous that once visited it can never be forgotten by anyone.

 

Humanity has always honored the divine and the mysterious. The sacred pilgrimages are often associated with the supernatural and the extraordinary where the physical and material world merges together to form one. Somnath temple in Gujarat is the abode of Lord Shiva and boasts as one of the Jyotirlingas in India is exactly that pilgrimage shrine which remains sacred and spiritually meaningful even today.

But if you are a non-believer and do not recognize the holy place, religious architecture and sacred art than one can take pride in visiting one of the world’s oldest cities located on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent. The charm and the splendor of this unique and ancient city are worth considering as you plan your holidays.

 

An undeniable spiritual feel swirls around this holy shrine making it one of the most intimate places of the world. The majestic sea at whose coast the Somnath temple stands provides a magnificent view to the onlookers and inspires a feeling of awe and wonder in the hearts and minds of the tourists. To make the pilgrimage easy for both national and foreign tourists The Ministry of Tourism; India has taken a keen interest in developing all the facilities required by the tourist in order to make the stay both comfortable and safe here. One may find luxury hotels or cheap hotel in and around the Somnath depending on his own requirement and ease.

 

Somnath Attractions - Places To See In Somnath: Car And Auto Charges

Somnath Temple New | Old Somnath Temple | Bhalka Tirth | Triveni Sangam | Sharda Math | Panch Pandav Gufa | Geeta Mandir | Ban Gangeshwar |

If you Hire Car For Local Sight Seeing in Somnath They will charge you 1500 Rs

If you Hire Auto Rickshaw They Will Charge You 600 to 800 Rs

Time: Approx 3 Hours