Gir National Park Extension

Gir National is the only place in the world where you can see the once-nearly-extinct Asiatic lions. Combine this with its peaceful forests and river, it’s easy to see why it attracts visitors from around the world year on year.

On this tour extension, you’ll enjoy a jeep safari to discover the beauty and tranquility of the hilly forested terrains, quiet rivers, and beautiful wildlife of the Gir National Park. With lions, leopards, crocodiles, antelopes, deer, and more than 300 species of birds, this open-top 4X4 safari drive is sure to delight. You’ll also learn about the region’s stunning flora and marvel at the up-close wildlife encounters.

Duration
3 days
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Gateway of India, Mumbai

Today, you’ll take a transfer to Mumbai airport to board a flight to Rajkot. After landing, you will be met at the airport and then driven to The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest in Sasan Gir. After the four-hour drive, you’ll check in and the rest of the day is free for you to enjoy at your own leisure.

Suggested Accommodation

  • The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest

Today, you will enjoy discovering the Gir National Park in an open-top 4X4. The main attraction to Gir National Park is the possibility of seeing an Asiatic lion in the wild. It’s the only place in the world where you can find this type of lion. Its hilly terrain also makes it the ideal habitat for leopards, jackals, deers, and antelopes. As well as, crocodiles by the river and more than 300 different types of birds. Your 4X4 safari will be a guided tour to discover the wildlife, learn about the stunning flora and fauna, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the forest. The day is planned around the optimal times for spotting the local wildlife.  For example, the best chance of catching a glimpse of the lions here is early morning, when they are more active. Your safari drive will head out early morning and then again, later in the afternoon. 

Suggested Accommodation

  • The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest

Today, a transfer will drive you to Rajkot airport for your return flight back to Mumbai. Landing at Mumbai airport, you’ll be met and driven to the Fariyas Hotel.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Mumbai Fariyas Hotel

Today, a transfer will pick you up from the Fariyas Hotel and take you to Mumbai airport to board your flight home. 

Included

  • Accommodation: single, twin, or double bedded room for a total of 3 nights
  • Breakfast included in Mumbai and all meals (full-board basis) in Gir National Park
  • Assistance & Porterages: meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at airports, hotels by Le Passage To India representative and porterages at airport for 1 standard baggage per person included
  • International airfare
  • 2 guided shared jeep safaris at Gir National Park

Not included

  • Expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, tips to drivers, local guides, and hotel staff