Gujarat Short Wildlife tour will take you to some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries of Gujarat like the Gir National Park. Gir National Park is the last home of the Asiatic lion. In this park one can view these lions roaming freely in the park. Besides the Gir National Park you will also visit Bhavnagar, Palitana, Gondal, Junagadh and Rajkot. Once the capital of a princely state, Bhavnagar is home to several lakes and temples. Palitana is also the gateway to the Shatrunjaya hill and one of the Jainism’s holiest pilgrimage sites.
In the morning arrive at the Bhavnagar airport. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel in Bhavnagar. In the afternoon you will visit the Takhteshwar Temple and Gandhi Smriti Museum. In the evening you will visit the bazaar in Bhavnagar.
Bhavnagar – Palitana (50 km) – Gondal (about 280 kms)
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to Palitana. To visit the temples on the Shatrunjaya hill one has to climb 600 m up the hill. After reaching the top of the hill you will visit the Jain temples. Later you will drive to Gondal. Overnight stay at the hotel in Gondal.
Gondal – Junagadh (about 80 kms)
In the morning after having breakfast you will visit Naulakha Palace, Orchard Palace and the royal garages in Gondal. After visiting these places you will drive to Junagadh.
Junagadh – Gir National Park (about 40 kms)
In the morning you will visit the Mount Girnar Hill. Mount Girnar is one of the hills which is most sacred to the Jain community. Various Jain temples and Hindu temples are located on the Girnar hill which is more than 60 m in height. After visiting these temples you will visit the Mahabat Maqbara. Later you will drive to Gir National Park. Gir is the last abode of the Asiatic lion and has a thriving population of various wildlife animals and birds. In the evening arrive in Gir National Park and drive to the hotel.
Gir National Park
In the early morning you will have jungle safari in the Gir National Park and watch the various wildlife animals and birds.
Gir National Park – Rajkot (about 150 kms)
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to the Rajkot airport for the flight to the onwards journey.