Hiking The Gir National Park

The 30th most popular hiking trail in India.

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Near Verawal, the Gir National Park is known for hiking and trekking in the India state of Gujarat. It is a 258 square kilometer national park known for the Asiatic Lion.

The Gir National Park is located about 32km from Verawal.

To reach the Gir National Park by air, use the airport in Diu Airport (112km).

To reach the Gir National Park by train, use the railway station at Junagadh (40km).

Note: In any national park known to have lions or tigers, hikers need to exercise extreme caution. It is highly recommended to us a park-approved guide prior to hiking or trekking in these regions.

Overall, Gir National Park is the 30th most popular hiking trail of all 42 hikes in India.

Gir National Park Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  India Ministry of Environment & Forests +91(0)11-24361669; India Ministry of Tourism +91(0)11-23711995.

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To India" from Rough Guide

Recommended Map:  "Waterproof India Map" from ITMB

Best Season:  Nov. - Jun.

Base Camp:  Gir Lodge; Lion Safari Camp.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.moef.nic.in/

GPS:  21.13564, 70.79659

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/9/2016

ID:  21583

Gir National Park Hiking Map


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