This wildlife tour is really interesting for those who are nature lovers. There are a lot of species of animals, birds, and flora, and fauna found in the Gir National Park. You will see wild asses at little Rann of Kutch. Gir National Park is majorly famous for the Asiatic lion and you would have a good chance to spot the Blackbuck at Velavadar National Park across the grassland.
Highlights of the Tour
Places Visited: Ahmedabad – Little Rann of Kutch – Bhuj – Jamnagar – Gondal – Sasangir – Bhavnagar – Velavadar – Ahmedabad
Day 01: Arrive in Ahmedabad
Upon your arrival in Ahmedabad, our airport representative will meet and greet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Overnight you will stay at your hotel.
Day 02: Ahmedabad
Today, you will have a sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad. You will visit SiddiSaiyad’s Mosque, Jama Masjid, Hathee Singh’s Temple, Dada HariBaoli, and Shaking Minarets & Sabarmati Ashram.
Overnight you will stay at your hotel.
Day 03: Ahmedabad – Little Rann of Kutch (90 km/ 2 hrs)
This morning your driver will proceed to Little Rann of Kutch. En-route you will visit Viramgam Lake.
Then you will continue to drive to Little Rann of Kutch. Upon arrival check in to the resort. In the evening you will enjoy desert safaris in the Little Rann of Kutch. Where you will see animals like Wild-Ass, Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal and few species of snakes & many species of birds. Overnight you will stay at the resort.
Day 04: Little Rann of Kutch – Bhuj (270km/5hrs)
Today, in the morning after having a delicious breakfast you will proceed to Bhuj. On the way, you will see the birding at NawaTalao Lake, where Greater and lesser flamingo are seen in large numbers and many other species of birds are visitors to the lake. Your driver will continue to proceed to Bhuj. On the way, you will see agricultural fields, lakes, and a creek that can offer good bird viewing. Upon your arrival at Bhuj, you will check in to the hotel. In the evening, visit the city center lake for birding. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Bhuj – Banni area (250km/5hrs)
Today, you will proceed to banni grasslands, Chhari-Dhand wetland, Bird watching in the remote desert, vast grasslands & wetlands. Birds include; Flamingo, Hundreds of Eagles, Thousands of Common Cranes, Waders, waterfowls, Gray Hypocolius, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Redtailed Wheatears, etc. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Bhuj – Lala Bustard Sanctuary – Bhuj (245 km/5hrs)
This morning, you will get ready for the same-day excursion to Lala Bustard Sanctuary; this sanctuary is good for watching larks, chats, sandgrouse, etc. The coastal creeks to the north of the sanctuary are good for close-views of flamingoes, herons, egrets. Evening you will come back to Bhuj. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Bhuj – Jamnagar (270 km / 5hrs)
Today, you will proceed to Jamnagar. Upon your arrival check in to the hotel. In the evening visit Salt Pans around Jamnagar and the city-centreLakhota Lake for good views of flamingos, pelicans, gulls, terns, ducks, and waders. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Jamnagar – Marin Sanctuary (By Road + Boat = 3hrs)
This morning you will proceed to Narara Island, one of India’s best sites for Crab-plover. Western reef egret and other birds can be watched at the mudflats. Wading in the tidal zone during the low tide hours can also be productive to watch tropical coral reef fauna like octopus, brittle star, sea cucumber, sponges, etc. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Jamnagar
This morning you will visit the Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, a short drive from Jamnagar. A variety of waterfowl and waterside birds can be watched at this wetland sanctuary. In the evening you will visit Charakhla, where there are salt pans and shrimp breeding centers. The saline water rich in shrimps attract thousands of flamingo & other species of birds. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Jamnagar – Gondal (140km/2.5hrs)
Today, your driver will drive the vehicle to Gondal. Upon arrival see the palaces and other attractions. In the evening you will visit Veri and Gondal town lakes for birding. Overnight you will stay at the Orchard Palace Gondal.
Day 11: Gondal – Sasangir (130km/2.5hrs)
Today, morning you will proceed to the Umbalida grasslands around Gondal. It’s a very good site for quails, larks, pipits, and prinias. Later you will proceed to Sasangir upon your arrival at Sasangir check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya. In the evening, you will watch a movie on the lions at Shih Sadan. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Sasangir
Early morning you will enjoy a game drive in Gir National Park. A tapestry of dry deciduous forests, acacia scrub, and grassland, fed by rivers and reservoirs, Gir is the last abode of the Asiatic lion.
During the evening time, you will again enjoy a game drive in Gir National Park.
Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 13:Sasangir – Bhavnagar (240 km / 5hrs)
Today, your driver will proceed you to Bhavnagar. In the evening Walk in the Victoria Park here, you will find many species of birds & The Pill Gardens is an important breeding area for Painted Storks and the port areas for Western Reef Egret. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 14: Bhavnagar – Velavadar National Park (80km / 5 hrs)
This morning you will proceed to Velavadar National Park. Upon arrival, you will visit Velavadar National Park where you can sight animals like Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal, Jungle cat, and fox. For rest of the day, you can enjoy the ambiance of this beautiful National Park.
Overnight you will stay at the forest guest house.
Day 15:Velavadar – Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary – Ahmedabad (200km / 4hrs)
Today, morning you will proceed to Ahmedabad via Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary. Arrive at Nalsarovar bird sanctuary, where you will see both the species of flamingos and many other species of birds. At night arrive at Ahmedabad. Overnight you will stay at the hotel.
Day 16: Ahmedabad
This morning your driver will transfer you from the hotel to the Ahmedabad airport for your ongoing flight back home.
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