ASIATIC LIONS BLACKBUCKS WILD ASS AND MORE

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Gujarat - This beautiful state lies in the western most part of India bordering Pakistan and has rich historical past. It is the only state in India to proudly house the Asiatic Lion. Gujarat has some phenomenal natural heritage including Little and Greater Rann Of Kutch, Gir forest National Park, Velavadar Black Buck sanctuary, Marine National Park at Jamnagar, Khijadiya Bird sanctuary and many more. Infect it has 21 wildlife sanctuaries and 04 national parks.

On this tour we will concentrate on Striped Hyenas, Jungle Cats, Wild Ass, Asiatic Lions, Caracal, Common Leopard, Golden Jackal, Indian Grey Wolf , Black Buck, Nilgai and much more...

This tour takes you to the three famous sites of Velavadar Black buck national park which has an area of 38.02 Sq.Km , Little Rann Of Kutch which has an area of 4952 sq.km (largest wildlife sanctuary in India) and Gir Forest National park which has an area of 1412 sq.km.

The ideal time to visit on this tour is November till March.


Important

Gir forest national park has pre booking system and it is advisable to book this tour well in advance (minimum three months) to get the desired reservation and safari bookings.

Dates and Prices

Departures are available from November till April. Individual departures also available.

PRICE ON REQUEST

Miscellaneous

Some more places of interest can be added to this tour like Khijadiya, Nakhatarana and Nalsarovar......depending upon your interest.

Also if you wish we can add a few sites of historical/cultural importance as well as Gujarat has rich cultural and historical sites.
JUNGLE CAT AT VELAVADAR BLACK BUCK NATIONAL PARK

Day 01 Arrive Ahmedabad and stay the night in Ahmedabad

Upon arrival at Ahmedabad airport we will receive you and take your pre booked hotel in Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad is a big city in Gujarat on the banks of Sabarmati River. It has a population of about 5.6 Million People. Ahmedabad houses several premier institutions like Calico museum of Art, Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Design etc. 

This day can be altered depending upon your flight arrival timings.

Day 02 - Ahmedabad to Little Rann Of Kutch

After a sumptuous breakfast drive towards Little Rann Of Kutch (LRK) and stay at Dasada village in one of the finest wildlife resort in the region.....The Rann Riders. 

Later in the afternoon (post lunch) visit the Rann and experience the thrill of sighting the famous Indian wild Ass, Golden Jackal, Wolf, Desert Fox, Desert Cat, Indian Pangolin, Nilgai, Indian Flying Fox and many many other species

Day 03 - St Dasada - Little Rann Of Kutch

Morning and afternoon safaris in the park with our expert safari drivers. You can come back to the resort for hot lunch and then leave again for the afternoon safari. Visiting various sites in the Rann.....its is a vast area and our safari drivers know the places where you can experience the exotic bird and mammal species.


Day 04 - Dasada to Velavadar

An early morning safari in the LRK and later return for breakfast. later check out and depart for Velavadar or the Blackbuck National Park. Upon arrival check in to the hotel and if time permits then visit the famous blackbuck national park.

Day 05 - At Velavadar

Early morning and afternoon safaris in open jeeps at Velavadar Blackbuck National park. It is a beautiful national park with its unique grass ecosystem housing some of the most beautiful species like the Blackbuck, Nilgai, Indian Striped Hyena, Indian Wolf, Jungle Cat.

It is a delight for photographers as the lighting at dusk and dawn is just next to none in this park.

This park is a must for all birdwatchers as this is where the harriers roost.....The Marsh, Montague, Pale, Hen harriers roost here in large numbers and this is also where you can see loads of other species including the beautiful Indian Sarus Crane and also the Demoiselle Crane.....other birds include the Lesser Florican, sand grouse, Red Necked Falcon, Painted Frncolin, Little Bustard Quail, Rain Quail and many many more species. 

The park is a small one with just 35 Sq.Km but it offers some jaw dropping experiences with its beauty of grassland habitat.

Please ask us and we will be happy to mail you the complete list of birds and mammals in the park. 

Day 06 - Velavadar to Sasan Gir

After breakfast depart for Sasan Gir and upon arrival transfer to the resort.

Sasan Gir National Park and wildlife sanctuary is famous for it elusive Asiatic Lion population. There are about 527 lions in the park. Apart from Lions Gir is famous for its Striped Hyena, Leopards, Muggar Crocodile and rich bird life. 

Day 07 and Day 08 AT Sasan Gir - Safaris in the park

On Day 07 and Day 08 visit the various zones of the famous park and experience its rich flora and fauna with our Gypsy drivers and jungle guides.

Day 09 - Sasan Gir to Ahmedabad

After breakfast leave for Ahmedabad. Upon arrival in Ahmedabad transfer to the airport for flight to onward destination.

We would recommend you to visit the famous tourist destination of Diu after Sasan. Diu Island is famous amongst local tourists and has a domestic airport and beautiful beaches and nice hotels to relax for a couple of days after your tour. 

Please ask us for details on this.

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TOUR PLACES

Below are the places that are visited on this specific tour

EXTENSION TOUR

An Extension tour to Nakhatarana, Bhuj 

Common wild animals found in the region are Chinkara, Pale Hedgehog, Indian Fox, Jackal, Nilgai and Wild Boar. We arrange safaris in the region in Jeeps and also on camel and horse safaris for  excursions to the various wilderness areas to explore its wildlife, birding and photographing the unique desert habitats. On this extension tour you will see Indian Bustards, White-naped Tit, Lesser Florican and Common Crane at Tera grassland, Chhari Phulai, and Lala Bustard Sanctuary.

Also an extension to Bera to see the leopards is also recommended. Please ask us for details.


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HOW CAN WE HELP ?

Please get in touch with us for your requirement and we will be happy to assist you and design a program as per your need and provide all tour related services from your arrival to Departure. Arrival/Departure assistance, hotel and jungle resort booking, inland transport and transfers, Jungle safaris, guides, drivers, entry fees, specialist naturalists, particular specie target, highly professional services will be provided. Our team has an experience of over hundred years collectively in client service and we enjoy very high reputation.
 

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