In and Around Gir (°C - °C)
Gir, where the King resides.Being the only refuge of the majestic Asiatic Lions, the nature lover in you who harbors a desire to see a “lion in the flesh” has to visit Sasan-Gir. Enter this protected area in search of the King of Beasts. With your eyes keenly searching for any movement or sounds that would indicate the presence of this mighty beast, various scenes you had seen on Discovery will keep popping up in your head as your eyes scan the dry landscape.
Gir - Places to Visit
Heart pumping and full of adventure, the famous gir jungle trail offers a pretty clear glance about the unmatched wilderness amid the home of so many rare wild animals that will ensure a distinctive combination of unparalleled joy, actions and fun for you and your family. You can easily watch stunning flora and fauna and unique wild animals together over the spectacular alleys of Gir National Park.
Want to further quench your thirst to travel? Then visit Diu; Located near the port of Veraval, Diu is a small island which was earlier a Portuguese colony which is now guarded by beaches all around. After basking in the sun, head to Mohabbat Maqabra in Junagarh. Also known as Mausoleum of Bahaduddnbhai Hasainbhai, this place is a mausoleum with unique architecture which makes it one of the most important attractions of Junagarh. Built in the late 19th century, this monument is an exemplary example of Indo-Islamic and Gothic architecture. With finely designed arches, elaborate stone carvings on the walls and windows, you are bound to get lost in the magnificence of the winding staircases encircling its four tall minarets. As the sun sets, visit the religious site Girnar sitting right in nature's lap and flocked by Hindu and Jain pilgrims alike. A collection of mountains, Girnar's origins can be traced back to the Vedas. It has been considered to be a religious place even as long before in the Mohan-Jo-Daro period. Flocked by Hindu and Jain pilgrims alike, this place is also nature's paradise located in midst of the Gir Forest. Girnar will also offer you some good trekking avenues, religious spots and pre-historic sites and mountains which will leave you feeling content as you lay back and slumber in one of our OYO stays.
Accommodation by OYO in Gir
OYO being your favorite stay partner, we got the best hotels in Gir forest with rooms located in Sasan and near Somnath Road which is equivalent to those fancy yet expensive 5 star hotels in gir forest. OYO provides numerous stay options at budget hotels in Gir forest located near the railway station all for your convenience. With rooms much better than 2-3 star hotels, you can sit back and relax in style as you set the explorer in you free and behold the 2375 species of fauna, 38 species of mammals, over 300 species of birds and much more that Gir has to offer. Explore all the famous tourist and Nomad attractions by staying at best in Gir budget hotels with easy connectivity to roads and bus stops. With our varied range of hotels in Gir, you are bound to find a stay that you will fall in love with. Added to this, we at OYO bring to you the all new ‘OYO Escapes’ right here in Junagarh! Escape from the hub-bub of society like never before by booking your own resort in sasan gir with OYO and stand a chance to avail the best deals and offers made just for you. Escape into the wild, in the best way possible with OYO by relaxing in a home that provides top-notch facilities and amenities for you and your family friends to take back memories that will last a lifetime.
Events in Gir
The Mango Festival of Gujarat is a hotspot for all mango lovers. Held in the town of Gir, the two-day festival is a major tourist attraction. You really can’t miss attending this festival and treating your taste buds with those juicy and fresh mangoes. A variety of mangoes such as Dhava, Gir Kesar, Moruka, and Mandorna are displayed by farmers from all the states in this mango exhibition. Apart from savoring the fresh mangoes, you can also enjoy the cultural performances organized during the festival. So book an OYO at Gir to treat your taste buds to a fine taste of the ripe fruit and enjoy the festival.