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The last domain of the mighty Asiatic lion, Gir Forest was once the hunting preserve of the Nawabs of Junagadh. This semi-arid forest has seven rivers meandering across it, and is also home to the rare pangolin, leopard, civet and many more endangered species of animals and birds.

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Stock Up On Memories
Open :9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Pick up gifts, souvenirs and books based on wildlife from the gift shop at the Devaliya Interpretation Centre within Gir Forest.
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Devaliya Interpretation Centre
Open :9:30 AM-3:30 PM
The large number of nature enthusiasts that flock to the forests of Gir hoping to spot a lion puts great pressure on the delicate ecosystem. This centre was set up to help ease that pressure by providing a space in which to learn more about the incredible biodiversity that struggles to survive here
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Have A Feast
Open :7.00 AM-10:30 PM
Savour the flavours of Gujarat through a typical Kathiawadi thali at Gateway All Day, the restaurant at The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest. This set meal will allow you to sample the best foods of the region, including sev-tamatar nu shaak and dahi kadhi.
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Scan The Skies
Open :6:00 AM-12:00 PM
The forests of Gir have a rich variety of avifauna that call it home, including the endangered Bonelli’s eagle, six species of vulture and the Indian pitta. Go on an early-morning bird-watching tour with a naturalist to make the most of the experience.
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Gir Forest
Open :6:00 AM-12:00 PM
The Asiatic lion was almost driven to extinction before the Nawab of Junagadh declared the area to be protected. Thanks to extensive conservation efforts, the lion population is now growing again. A safari through Gir allows you to see this regal creature and many others in their natural habitat.
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Meet A Crocodile
Open :6:00 AM-12:00 PM
Pay a visit to the resident reptiles at The Sinh Sadan Crocodile Breeding Centre. Located within the Gir Forest, the crocodiles bred at this centre are later released into the wild.
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