Gir Jungle trail is an open gypsy safari which takes the visitors deep into the woods of Gir forest. It is a 2.5 hours adventure filled ride where visitors get a true jungle experience. During the ride, tourists can spot many different animals of Gir Forest in their natural habitat. Chances of seeing the majestic Asiatic Lion, the king of the jungle, once you enter in to the core zone is an exciting and thrilling experience.
Guests need to book their safari in advance through the government website: www.girlion.in.
The permit obtained by this booking allows up to 6 people to enter the jungle. Additionally, gypsy and forest guides also need to be hired. Both, can be easily hired from Sasan Gir Forest office or by informing at the hotel reception. Hotel Anil Farmhouse — Gir Junge Resort is only 4 kms from the Sasan Gir Forest office. Arrangements can be done to pick up the guests by gypsy, directly from the hotel for their Gir Forest Safari (on prior request).
*Please note: Gir Jungle Trail can be booked as early as 3 months prior to arrival date.
|Up to 6 persons||800 INR||4800 INR|
|Extra Child||100 INR||1200 INR|
|Saturday-Sunday & Festival days|
|Up to 6 persons||1000 INR||6000 INR|
|Extra Child||125 INR||1500 INR|
Note: In one E-permit maximum 6 (+1*) persons are be allowed.
*Only 1 child between 3 to 12 years is allowed.
Gypsy: 2100 INR
Guide: 400 INR
Camera charges information is available at the Gir Forest office.
|Days||Morning Timings||Evening Timings|
|Monday To Sunday||6 AM to 9 AM & 9 AM to 12PM||3 PM to 6 PM|
Note: Gir Jungle Trail is closed from 16th June to 15th Oct every year.
Devalia Safari Park
Devalia Safari Park which is also known as Gir Interpretation Zone – Devalia, is a 412 hectare fenced area. Devalia is established as a particular eco-tourism zone to reduce the overload of tourists from Gir Forest Visit. It is a good opportunity for tourists to experience the rustic beauty and wilderness of Gir Forest at a single place in safe habitats, it can be regarded as â€˜Gir in a nutshell’. Visitors can see animals like Asiatic lions, Leopards, Sambhar, Black buck, Chital, Blue Bull, Jackal, Wild Boar etc.
|Particulars||Indian (Per Individual)||Foreigner (Per Individual)|
|Monday-Friday||150 INR||2400 INR|
|Saturday-Sunday||190 INR||3000 INR|
|Festival Days||190 INR||3000 INR|
*The Devaliya Safari is a 45 minutes bus ride.
|Days||Morning Timings||Evening Timings|
|Monday To Sunday||8 AM To 11 AM||3 PM To 5 PM|
Note: Devalia Safari Park is opened throughout the year, but remains closed on every Wednesday.
Planning your Trip to Gir National Park
Sasan Gir is well connected to all the major cities of Gujarat through frequent, private buses as well as government transport. Most convenient is to reach Junagadh or Rajkot and hire a cab which will directly drop you at the hotel. Both of these cities welcome trains from most of the major cities of India. Alternately flights are also available up to Ahmedabad, Rajkot and Diu.
Pickup and Drop facilities are provided by the Hotel on prior request.
Distance from Major Cities
|Origin/ Destination||Travel Distance||Duration|
|Ahmedabad International Airport||390 kms||07 hrs|
|Rajkot Airport||160 kms||3.5 hrs|
|Diu Airport||110 kms||02 hrs|
|Junagadh Railway station||55 kms||1.5 hrs|
|Veraval/ Somnath Railway station||45 kms||1.5 hrs|
Guests on an average choose stay for 2 Nights.
One day is dedicated to adventurous Lion Safari or as called by the locals â€˜Sinh Darshan’.
The other day is dedicated to enjoying the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of the resort. Have a refreshing bath at the swimming pool, go for riverside walking at Sunrise/ Sunset. Or simply just sit, relax and rejuvenate your mind in the lap of Mother Nature and connect with yourself and your dear ones. You can also take a farm visit which is an enriching experience for the younger generation who get to know about organic farming; and a nostalgic experience for the adults, who are reminded of their childhood holidays when they had visited their native village.
Many guests also choose to extend their stay in Gir forest to visit the Somnath Temple or Diu beach which are just one day trips from Sasan!
If any assistance is required regarding planning your trip to Sasan Gir, we would love to plan an itinerary for you!