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There are more than 20 tribal communities in Gujarat. They have retained their tradition in-spite of the on slaught of modern civilization. Visit to some of the tribal villages and participate in their dance and festival in Gujarat. Discover the original man-nature proximity trekking amid the deep gorges and rivers or during a ritual tribal dance on a full moon night. The soft mist, the local-brew and a campfire make a heady mixture indeed. This is an adventure that offers unique experience, which the visitor fondly remembers foe years to come.
Reach Ahmedabad and get greeted by the tour representative on day 01 of the wildlife and heritage of Gujarat tour. Travel to Sayla on reaching. In the afternoon take a visit to Latura to see the Asiatic Wild Ass.
Located on the banks of Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad was once the capital of Gujarat and is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. Also known as Karnavati, Ahmedabad is also an important commercial center of India and is visited by large number of both leisure and business tourists.
Drive to Gir the next day and enroute visit Junagadh to see the imposing Uparkot Fort, Buddhist cave-sites, 3rd century BC Ashoka rock edicts, the palace museum filled with Nawabi treasures, the flamboyant royal mausoleum complexes etc
Arrive at Gir Birding Lodge in the afternoon. Take lunch and depart for a safari in the Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary.
Part of the Indian state of Gujarat, Sayla was once a princely state ruled by the Jhala Rajputs. Known for its palaces and monuments, Sayla was founded in 1751 by Seshmalj who captured Sayla from the Kathi Darbars and made it the capital of his state.
Dinner and overnight stay.
Morning and evening go on a drive in the Gir forests to look for the two big cats and other wildlife. In between the drives, visit Somnath to see the famous shore temple, which is considered one of the 12 holy abodes of Shiva. Also visit the Sun Temple, Ahilya temple and other monuments. Gir in Gujarat is a deciduous forest and is the last abode of the Asiatic lion. Besides, the forest also has a thriving panther (leopard) population. It also has home to large population of chital or spotted deer, sambar, blue bull antelope, chinkara gazelle, chousingha (the world’s only four-horned antelope), wild boar and other wildlife. Besides, you will also see a large number of avian population on the game-drive trail.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Breakfast at hotel. Free till departure. Afternoon drive to Ahmedabad. Upon arrival assisted in the transfer to airport to board the onward flight.