The Fern Gir Forest Resort is in Sasan Gir, Gujarat’s Southern district of Junagadh (Saurashtra) and one of India’s Western-most tourist destinations. An ancient destination close to the cradle of Asian civilization, South Gujarat has been receiving visitors for times before the Silk Route.
The pride of India, the Gir National Park is the last home to the Asiatic lion. The park is immensely popular for its lion population and conducts tours twice a day. The park closes from June 15 – October 15 every year.
To Know more about the safari booking, timings Guidelines imposed by the forest department Safari seats are very limited and are on a first-come-first-serve basis.
While Gujarat is an arid land in many regions, it is also immensely fertile in the Gir region with seven rivers and numerous lakes. The Gir National Park itself has four lakes; Kamleshwar, the largest one closer to the resort and Shingoda, Machchundri and Raval all close to the park’s Southern border.
Approximately 1,400 sq. km., the park is home to a many reptiles species, numerous bird species along with leopards, foxes, wild boar, hyenas, peacocks, crocodiles, deer and of course monkeys.
The centre’s main role is to breed crocodiles for reintroduction to the wild. Interpretation Park, Devalia.
An excellent microcosm of the vast Gir National Park, this scaled down version covers four sq. km. in nearby Devalia. Visit it for a cross section of wildlife Gir’s animals in their natural habitat.
Located within Sasan’s guesthouse campus, the centre is a good place to understand more of the park’s inhabitants with interesting dioramas, images and clay models. Kamleshwar
The manmade reservoir is home to a large population of crocodiles. Take a look but do not enter the water.