Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Sasan Gir Tourism

Sasan Gir Tourism

Sasan Gir Forest, Gujarat TourismSasan Gir Forest is today the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat. The forest also harbours a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators are the Panther and the Hyena. The Indian Deer, Sambar, Chital (spotted deer), Nilgai (blue bull), Chinkara and the Chowsingha (four horned antelope) are found here, alongwith the bear and the long tailed langur.

The Sanctuary is open to visitors from Mid October to Mid June, While during monsoon months the Sanctuary remains closed.Permission to visit the sanctuary is given by Forest Department, Sasangir on arrival.

How to Reach:

By Air:
Nearest airport Keshod is connected with Bombay.

By Rail:
Sasan is the railway station, on the meter-guage line. However, the most convenient railhead is Junagadh (65 kms).

By Road:
Sasangir to Ahmedabad 895 km,Rajkot 160 km,Junagadh 65 km,Veraval 43 km

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