It started in 1975, and has an area of 1412 sq. kms. This is the home of the Asiatic lion. This is a protected area. Although the lions in the sanctuary had dwindled, today they have increased and believed to be about 400 in number.
There are water bodies here in Gir, and the major perennial rivers of the Gir region are Hiran, Shetrunji, Datardi, Shingoda, Machhundri, Godavari and Raval.
A ride through Gir Forest Sanctuary.
Going in an open jeep during the safari.
A culvert across a canal.
A scenic spot in the Girl wild life sanctuary - a sunset on the river.
A view of the Gir Forest.
You might also like to see images of other sight seeing spots in Gujarat like Naida caves in Diu Gujarat or
Somnath Temple photographs or Chagda in Gujarat