If you are planning for a photo tour in India, then you must not forget the Gir National Park in Gujarat. This is a national park as well as a wildlife sanctuary in India. It is renowned as the Sasan Gir as well. The park was established in 1965 in Gujarat.  It spreads out more than 1400 square kilometers. A huge number of photographers come to the national park every year to see its most pleasurable attractions.

Mainly the park is popular for the Asiatic Lions which are also known as the Panthera leo persica. While it comes to list out the most protected areas in India, the Gir National Park takes the first place. In fact, it is the foremost protected area in Asia. So, there is no doubt that the precise park can be an excellent photo tour destination in India. Consistent with official census report, the park has approximately 300 lions as well as 300 leopards.


Lions and leopards are the foremost attractions of the Gir National Park. Apart from that Chinkara or Indian gazelle, Four-Horned Antelope, Chital or Spotted Deer, Nilgai or Blue Bull, Wolf, Wild Boar, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Jackal, Hare are found in the forest as well.  Hence you can realize that it will be a perfect choice for your photo tour in India.

A number of beautiful birds are also there. Grey Drongo, Paradise Flycatcher, Grey and Painted Francolin, Bush Quail, Painted Sandgrouse, Crested Serpent Eagle, Crested Hawk Eagle, Bonnelli's Eagle, Sirkeer Cuckoo, White-necked Storkand Shikra Hawk are some of those nice birds in Gir National Park. So, a beautiful scenery you can expect from here.


The national park located in the southern west part of the Saurashtra peninsula which is mainly grassland and the forest has various trees like jamun, ber, babul etc.

Important Info:

  • State of the national park : Gujarat

  • Area of the national park : Just about 1412 square kilometers

  • Vegetation of the national park : Tropical dry floras

  • Water resources of the national park : Lakes, Marshes and Kamleshwar

  • Altitude of the national park : 152 to 528 m

  • Monsoon in the national park : June to September

  • Summer in the national park : April to June

  • Winter in the national park : October to February

  • Temperature of the national park : 6°C to 40 0°C

  • Rainfall in the national park : 1016 mm

Contact Details

Corporate Office

Dawar Creativity

F-76, Basement, Sushant Lok-2, Near Hong Kong Bazaar,

Sector 57, Gurgaon 122011, Haryana, India

Branch Office

50 Todar Mal Road, Bengali Market
New Delhi 110001, India

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