Jeep Safari in Gir

Gear up for a roaring adventure in Gujarat. With an area of over 1,400 sq. km, Gir is a national park home to the mighty Asiatic lion species. Over 600 lions roam around free in Gir, a testament to the wildlife conservation effort that has been taken up in the area. So pack your bags and dress up in comfortable clothes for a thrilling jeep safari in Gir and witness a variety of terrains within the park, from grasslands and scrublands to forests and seasonal streams - a terrain home to the king of the jungle.

Booking Jeep Safari 


It is crucial to be done with your bookings for the Gir National Park jeep safari early on during the trip. This should be done to avoid any last-minute hassle for your plans since the vehicles going into the forest are strictly regulated by the forest officials.
You can make your bookings online or even contact the hotel you are staying at for a seamless booking experience. You may choose the type of jeep you wish to go in and even the time for your safari.
It is best to start the safari early during the day for pleasant weather conditions and a higher chance of viewing the wildlife in Gir. 

People going for forest safari in a jeep - at Gir
lion and lioness in a forest

Experiencing Jeep Safari in Sasan Gir


With your bookings confirmed you may now head into the wilderness. Take in the scrublands, deciduous forest and several small streams and watch your wildlife fantasy come to life. Jeep Safari in Gir is akin to being sucked into a wildlife documentary you might have seen on Nat Geo or Discovery channel and is indeed like a dream come true.
The lion might be the showstopper during your safari but there are several other species you should keep your eyes peeled open for. Gir is known to be home to striped hyenas, chinkara antelope, nilgai, leopards and many more. Gir is also a haven for birdwatchers with over 300 species of birds dwelling within. The list sure is exhaustive and it boils down to your luck when you are out on this jeep safari. 

Safari Tips 

  • Permits for jeep safari are mandatory.
  • Do not litter
  • Maintain a safe distance from wildlife and respect animals.
  • Maintain silence as it increases your chances of spotting wildlife.
  • Camera etiquettes such as no flash photograph, and shutter on silent mode are necessary. 
  • Dress comfortably, aim for khaki pants and light material to blend into the wilderness. Wear shoes and clothes that will protect you from thorny bushes and insects. 
  • Carry a pair of binoculars, hats and sunglasses for a comfortable experience. 

a lion roaring

Jagira Ananta Elite, Gir is the best luxury resort to stay at during your trip to Gir. The resort is located on the periphery of the Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and it is easy to set out for your safari from this location. Due to its proximity to the National Park, the resort is surrounded by lush greenery which makes it the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. Retreat amidst the wilderness at this resort and experience a remarkable wildlife adventure under the expert guidance of the experienced guides available at the resort.