About Gir

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Worlds last & only home of Asiatic Lion located in South West Saurashtra the Gir forest extends across an area of 1412 Sq. Km. Seven Significant rivers pass through Gir namely Hiran, Saraswati, Datardi, Shingoda, Macchundari, Ghodawadi & Raval – The water of the rivers is the key to survival of the Lions. The Lions is much bolder, more fearless of man and less canning than the Tiger. Once in the north India, The lion roamed as for as Saharanpur Maradabad & Ludhiana to the east in Bihar and south to Narmada Valley. But habitat destruction and vigorous hunting almost uliped the species off the face of the earth.
The Lion was always hunted, even in the days of the Moghuls. The last lion to be killed in Gujarat was is 1870, but in central India, where they were unprotected, they were hunted till 1884, Forced into this tiny, forested western of the country, above 400 lions now share their fragile home with Villages, Cattle and India’s robust industrial ambitions.
You can reach Gir Wildlife Sanctuary comfortably by air, rail, and road. The nearest international airport is the Ahmedabad International Airport (390 km), connected by flights to USA, UK and Singapore. The nearest domestic airport is the Keshod Airport near Junagarh. The closest railheads are at Veraval (40 km), Junagadh (60 km), and Rajkot (164 km). The park is well-connected by an extensive network of roads to Veraval, Junagadh, and Rajkot.
You can reach Gir Wildlife Sanctuary comfortably by air, rail, and road. The nearest international airport is the Ahmedabad International Airport (390 km), connected by flights to USA, UK and Singapore. The nearest domestic airport is the Keshod Airport near Junagarh. The closest railheads are at Veraval (40 km), Junagadh (60 km), and Rajkot (164 km).