GIR WILDLIFE TRIP
11th January 2019

Brief Info

Date: 11th to 13th Jan 2018


Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Safaris: 4 Jungle Safaris

About the place -

Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1965 comprises 1412 sq km of deciduous forest interspersed with semi - evergreen and evergreen flora, acacia, scrub jungle, grasslands and rocky hills. Fed by perennial and seasonal rivers and streams, the sanctuary has large water bodies like the Kamleshwar Dam that are good for crocodiles and waders. Gir forest is the sole home and last abode of the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) in the wilderness. The Gir forest area was once a hunting ground of Nawabs of Junagadh.

Gir Forest is a home for about 38 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, 37 species of reptiles and over 2000 species of insects. The lion population in and around Gir forest which was 411 in 2010 has increased to 523 in 2015. 


Tour Itinerary

Thursday, 10th January 2019- 


  • Travel by 22945 / Saurashtra Mail from Mumbai Central at 21:35 hrs

Friday, 11th January 2019 – 

  • Reach Rajkot by 10:05 hrs
  • Surface transfer by AC vehicle
  • Reach Sasan-Gir by 12:30 hrs
  • Check in at the resort, freshen up and lunch
  • Evening jungle safari at 15:00 hrs
  • Snacks and tea
  • Informative session on Gir wildlife
  • Dinner and retire for the day

Saturday, 12th January 2019 – 

  • Wake up early by 5:00 hrs
  • Freshen up and morning tea
  • Morning jungle safari at 6:00 hrs
  • Breakfast, Rest, Lunch at the resort
  • Evening jungle safari at 15:00 hrs
  • Snacks and tea, Rest
  • Dinner and retire for the day

Sunday, 13th January 2019 – 

  • Wake up early by 5:00 hrs
  • Freshen up and morning tea
  • Morning jungle safari at 6:00 hrs
  • Breakfast, pack up
  • Somnath Temple Darshan if time permits
  • Check out of the resort
  • Transfer to Rajkot and Lunch
  • Travel by 22946 / Saurashtra Mail at 18:20 hrs

Monday, 14th January 2019 – 

  • Reach Mumbai Central by 7:10 hrs

Tour Cost
Cost of the event is Rs. 14,000/- only

The cost includes – 

• Surface transfer from Rajkot in AC vehicle
• Accommodation at the resort in AC rooms on twin sharing
• All meals at the resort
• 4 jungle safaris at GIR National Park
• Forest Entry and Permit charges
• Guide, Tip and Expertise charges


The cost excludes –

• Train / Air fare
• Camera Charges
• Any personal expenses at the resort
• Mineral water and cold drinks
• Any kind of travel insurance
• Anything other which is not mentioned in cost includes

Registration Process

To register for the event, contact – 9987577684 / 8600762186 / 9819986540

Email us at owletoutdoors@gmail.com

One has to pay Rs. 9,000/- (non refundable) while registration.

Note: Train and Safari Bookings open 4 months in advance.
Things to be carried
 
Here is a list of things to be carried - 

  • Identity Proof
  • Extra Set of Clothes
  • Water Bottle
  • Some snacks to munch on
  • Torch with extra set of batteries
  • Binocular, Field Guide
  • Camera with extra batteries and charger
  • Personal Medicines required if any
  • Extra cash for shopping and for emergency
Rules to be followed

Here are some rules to be followed by everyone - 

  • Respect Forest Guides and gypsy drivers and follow their instructions.
  • Do not get down from your gypsy inside the reserved forest.
  • Making loud noise and playing music in the forest is not allowed.
  • Do not try to touch or feed wild animals.
  • Keep safe distance from the wild animals and keep them their space.
  • Do not use camera flash while clicking photographs of wild animals and birds.
  • Do not litter. Keep the area clean. Carry chocolate wrappers, plastic covers, paper and other waste with you and dump it in the dustbin.
Other Info


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For Registraion Email Us at: owletoutdoors@gmail.com

or Call: 9987577684 / 9819986540