Day 1 – Arrive in Ahmedabad | Drive from Ahmedabad to Sasan Gir (360 km/approx. 8 hours)
After pick-up from Ahmedabad airport/railway station, drive straight to Sasan Gir. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and rest. Spend the evening doing leisure activities. Following a delicious dinner, head to your room and get a sound sleep.
Day 2 – Safari in Sasan Gir National Park
The Gir National Park, sprawling over 1412 sq km of land, comprises deciduous forests interspersed with rocky terrains of evergreen trees, grasses, shrubs, and herbs. It is one of the few places in the world, where wild lions can be seen in their natural habitat. Besides, it has a major concentration of leopards, sambar deer, spotted deers, nilgais, wild boars, and Indian gazelles. Other mammals that thrive in Gir are striped hyena, jackal, rusty-spotted cat, langur, porcupine, and black-naped hare. Chousingha, the world’s only four-horned antelope, is also spotted here. The park has a large population of marsh crocodiles as well.
This day starts with an early morning jungle safari into the Gir forest. After spending quality time in the forest, return to the hotel and have breakfast. Post some leisure time, have your lunch. Thereafter, go for another round of safari in the national park. Drive around the park and explore its rich biodiversity. Upon completion of this enthralling safari, retreat to the hotel and stay overnight in the hotel room.
Day 3 – Drive from Sasan Gir to Bhuj (325 km/approx. 10 hours)
Following a scrumptious breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Bhuj. It is a small city in the Kutch district of Gujarat and is mainly popular for exquisite handicrafts and historic edifices. Once you reach, check-in at the hotel and rest. Stay overnight at the hotel in Bhuj.
Day 4 – Excursion to Banni Villages
This day is reserved for a full-day excursion to the Banni villages tribal villages. Extol the various traditional art and culture of the state as well as meet and interact with tribal people living in various villages like Hodka, Ludiya, and Dhordo. Their traditional ornaments, utensils, clothes and daily use articles will certainly leave you spellbound.
After this interesting jaunt, return to the hotel in the evening. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Bhuj.
Day 5 – Drive from Bhuj to Ahmedabad (325 km/approx. 8 hours) | Depart from Ahmedabad
After a delectable breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive from Bhuj to Ahmedabad. On reaching, Ahmedabad, board your train/flight from the railway station/airport for your onward journey.