This west India safari tour is ideally made for all those who are deeply in love with wildlife. In the course of this tour you would get to visit two important wildlife reserves of Gujarat; i.e. Gir National Park and Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary. Gir is world famous for its population of the majestic big cats; the most endangered Asiatic lions while the Kutch sanctuary is famous for its breed of the endangered Wild Ass. Also, the tour may let you explore Gondal which had been a princely state in the yesteryears. So, what are you waiting for? Just set out right away!
|Tour Name||West India Lion Safari Tour|
|Tour Duration||8 Nights / 9 Days|
|Destinations covered||Mumbai-Rajkot-Gir National Park-Gir-Gondal-Dasada-Rann of Kutch-Ahmadabad|
|Tour Price||On Request|
Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Arrival Mumbai airport/railway station only to be greeted by our tour representative who then escorts you to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 02: Mumbai-Rajkot-Gir National Park
You are transferred to airport next morning and you board the flight to Gujarat’s city Rajkot. Post reaching we head for the famed Gir National Park; the last and only one habitat for the rarest species of lions; the Asiatic lions. On reaching, we check into the forest lodge. The evening is reserved for an adventurous jeep safari under the supervision of a well-informed guide. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 03 and Day 04 At Gir
Day03 and Day04 are given to exploring the Gir National Park. You would get to experience many thrilling morning as well as evening safaris during this time. During the safaris you may be able to spot many other rare animals apart from the ‘big cat’. For instance, you may spot animals like Chausingha, Nilgai, Sambar, Wild boar, Chinkara and many more. At the end of the evening safari tours on each day, we return to lodge for dinner and night time rest.
Day 05: Gir-Gondal
Next morning we hit the road for Gondal. Gondal has a rich, royal history and had been one of the magnificent erstwhile princely provinces of the country. Gondal is dotted with many palatial buildings and museums. Our Gondal sightseeing agenda includes places like Swaminarayan temple, Navalakha palace, Ayurvedic pharmacy. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 06: Gondal-Dasada
Next morning, we depart for Dasada. Dasada or Dhrangadhra sanctuary is often referred to as ‘gateway to little Rann’. On reaching, we check into resort. After rest and relaxation, we set out for a small jeep safari tour of the sanctuary. Post safari, we return to resort for dinner and night stay.
Day 07: Rann of Kutch; Dasada
The entire morning of Day 7 is given to jeep safari within the park. This area has received UNESCO accreditation as a World Heritage Site because of its unique biosphere reserve. Blue bull, wild cats, desert for, hyenas etc are some of the animals you could spot during the safari. Back to resrt for dinner and night stay post safari tour.
Day 08: Dasada-Ahmadabad
After breakfast we depart for Ahmedabad, famed enough as ‘Manchester of East’. On reaching, check into the hotel. For the rest of the day, you are free to spend at your complete leisure. You may go around the city sampling local food or shopping traditional souvenirs. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Ahmadabad-Mumbai-Departure
We will move to the airport to take a flight to Mumbai. On reaching Mumbai airport, our representative sees you off and you proceed for your onward journey back home. That ends this thrilling wildlife safari tour.