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About Gir Somnath

Gir Holiday Packages

The Gir forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, situated near the Talala Gir in Gujarat, provides shelter to not just a wide variety of animals and birds but also to various plant species providing a wholesome ecosystem to all. People plan a Gir Tour, not just to reconnect with their natural habitat but to escape the haste and heavily pacing city lives which has muffled them up with nothing but a lot of stress.
But the customizable Gir tour package can take that all away with its fully protected National Park that stretches for about 100 sq, meters and the Wildlife Sanctuary that covers 445 sq, meters of its lands. The Gir Wildlife Sanctuary hold host to the very rare but constantly increasing population of Asiatic Lions, one of its most crowned jewels.


5 Best Places to Explore in Gir Tour Packages

1. Gir National Park

What’s Special - Wildlife

Nearby Attractions - Jamjir Waterfall, Kankai Mata Temple, Kankai Forest check post

Timings - 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

Distance From City - 74 km

Transportation Options - Buses, cab or taxi

If finding adventure while discovering the wildlife is one of your passionate things to do, you must not miss a chance to explore Gir National Park at least once in your lifetime. The national park is known worldwide for the habitats of the Asiatic Lion and some of the wonderful species would take you to another world. Gir National Park is probably the only destination on the planet after Africa where you can spot these species. The national park has a spectacular landscape of misty hills, sharp ridges, plateaus and some parts of the major rivers that include Hiran, Datardi and Raval. Tourists once there in Gir National will explore almost 2300 species of fauna and 400 species of flora. Apart from these species, one can spot mugger crocodiles, nilgai, hyena, chinkara, pythons and many more. The park also houses some rare tree species like Sirius, Kalam, Charal and others.

2. Kamleshwar Dam

What’s Special - A variety of birds, glittering view of Hiran River

Nearby Attractions - Gir National Park, Gir Jeep Safari, Devaliya Safari Park

Timings - 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Distance From City - 60 km

Transportation Options - Cabs or taxi

Situated inside the Sasan-Gir National Park, this Dam is considered one of the most wonderful water bodies in Gir. Along with being one of the best places to visit, the Kamleshwar Dam is also an integral source of water in Gujarat. There are different kinds of species, spotted in this Dam and attracts tourist attention throughout the year. The place is perfect for spotting crocodiles and it is also a delightful place to visit for nature lovers. A variety of species of birds flock here and make this spot an enthralling bird watching place for tourists. Kamleshwar Dam also offers glittering views of the Hiran River. Altogether if you want to discover this place with your friends and family for a few days far away from the hustles of city life, that would be the perfect idea for your next trip.

3. Durbar Hall Museum

What’s Special - The antique pieces, some glimpses of royal Nawabi life

Nearby Attractions - Mahabat Maqbara Palace, Uparkot Fort, Navghan Kuvo

Timings - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Distance From City - 1.4 km

Transportation Options - Cabs, walk

Durbar Hall Museum is one of the most important historical spots to visit in Gujarat which offers an extensive collection of paintings and silver articles, thrones, costumes and tapestries. Apart from these exclusive collections, the museum is also a great attraction for a carpet that was woven in the jail of Junagadh. This spot is one of the must-visit places because you can browse through all the wonderful paintings from the royal gallery. The objects in this museum will take you back to a different era and will amuse you with their spectacular illustrations. Glimpses of royal Nawabi life through the antique pieces will catch your eyes on your visit to this museum.

4. Kankai Mata Temple

What’s Special - Mahabharata’s famous character Arjuna came alive in this temple

Nearby Attractions - Lion View Point, Gir Forest Check post

Timings - 6:00 am to 12:00 pm

Distance From City - 25 km

Transportation Options - Taxi, cabs

The temple is dedicated to Mata Kankai and in this famous religious spot, you will be able to cherish a pristine vacation with your family and friends. The temple got permission for welcoming tourists from the forest department and it is situated at a distance of 25 km from the Sasan Gir. If you want a break from your daily monotonous life and spend a few days at a serene place with your loved ones, the place near Gujarat, Kankai Mata Temple is the perfect option to plan a vacation. In this temple, at one time only 50 worshippers are allowed to enter the temple and no one is allowed to spend a night in this area.

The temple is a great place for families and is an amazing getaway for all nature lovers. If you are planning to visit this temple, it is recommended to explore this serene temple in the early hours of the day. The temple is one of the most visited places in Gir for all soul seekers and religious travellers.

5. Girnar Hills

What’s Special - The temples

Nearby Attractions - Uparkot Fort, Mahabat Maqbara Palace, Sakkarbaug Zoological Park

Timings - All around the day

Distance From City - 82 km

Transportation Options - Taxis, private cabs

When the history of India is being tracked back to the era of Vedas, Girnar Hill is considered as one of the sacred places to explore in Gir. This sacred place is believed to existed even longer than the Mohen-jo Daro period. Also, this temple attracts many Jain and Hindu pilgrims who visit here to behold the mesmerizing views and seek blessings.

Moreover, this temple is the most exciting getaway for those who are adventure explorers because there are a few trekking options that are popular in this area. Trekkers will be experiencing at least 10000 steps of trek which is easily covered in a duration of at least 7.5 hours. There are many wonderful glimpses of the temples that can be seen on the trekking trails and these temples include Kamandulu Kund, Dattatreya temple and Sri Ambaji temple.

Offering you a unique opportunity to spot wild lions in huge population, our holiday packages for Gir take you to one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries of India, nestled in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. The Gir forest tour packages provide a closer and deeper insight so as to what goes in such National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. The weather of Gujarat itself makes one feel right at the place where they belong and with a ride around the Parks there is nothing else that would fill up the adventurer and wanderer in a person like the forests of Gir.


What is the best time to visit Gir?

The Winter season is considered to be ideal for visiting Gir which lasts from November to March. One fundamental piece of information for the tourists is that the protected area in Gir remains closed during the months from June to October. However, if you are a wildlife photographer or a photographer junkie then April and May both summer months are ideal for a spectacular sight of wild animals.

Winter Season

The winter season in Gir lasts from November to February which is great for visiting Gir and considered to be best for a vacation. The temperature ranges from 10 degrees Celsius to 22 degrees Celsius which is neither too hot nor too cold.

Summer Season

The summer season in Gir lasts from March to May and the weather is extremely hot and humid. The temperature varies from 28 degrees Celsius to 42 degrees Celsius. The scorching heat can cause difficulties for travellers.

Monsoon Season

Monsoon season is not at all preferred to visit Gir as the animals prefer to shelter and stay away. Travellers cannot go for safari rides which is one of the main adventure activities in Gir. If you want to see greenery then this is the best time.


How to Reach in Gir?

By Road

Gujarat welcomes tourists from different states through its finest road connectivity with major cities in India. The city of Junagadh is close to the Gir reserve and the city is well connected to major cities of Gujarat like Surat, Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar and Rajkot. People who are planning to visit Gujarat can find buses that are frequently operated from the small towns and villages surrounding the forests. If you are fascinated by long road trips, then plan a trip to Gujarat by road that will be an unforgettable experience for a lifetime.

By Railways

The national park of Gir does not have any connecting railway station and the nearest railway station is in Veraval municipality. The port city of Veraval is actually a part of the Junagadh district. The distance of the National Park from Veraval is about 45 kilometres and this distance can be covered by taking cabs or taxis. There are some cities like Junagadh, which are well connected to the expressways and national highways to all metropolises like Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and many more. If tourists are planning for a trip to Gir in Gujarat, and love to plan road trips, then travelling to Gir will be an amazing experience for them.

By Air

The excellent infrastructure of the towns of Gujarat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Junagadh and Diu have their functioning airports connecting to other major cities of India. At a distance of around 95 kilometres, the airport of Diu is located close to Gir and there are multiple airlines that operate from these airports to different cities every day.

With the Tour packages that we provide one can find all their travelling queries resolved at one place. Be it a detailed itinerary, a dependable tour guide or the fact that these Git Tour packages are unfact customizable, we make it our number one priority that wherever you go there is not so much as even a tiny fuss regarding anything that will make your trip one of the most memorable time of your life, your partner or even your whole family. So, without pondering much, opt for our tour package for Gir for your next excursion, and go close to nature like never before!


2 Gir Somnath Tour Packages

Best Gir Somnath Tour Packages
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HIGHLIGHTS OF GUJARAT For 4 N / 5 D 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹25000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Gujarat Tour Package 7 Nights / 8 Days ₹51000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
2 tour packages in Gir Somnath
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HIGHLIGHTS OF GUJARAT For 4 N / 5 D 4 Night Gujarat

5 Days & 4 Nights

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Gujarat Tour Package 2 Night Ahmedabad | 2 Night Dwarika | 1 Night Somnath | 1 Night Gir | 1 Night Diu

8 Days & 7 Nights

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