GUJARAT

"Vibrant Gujarat"

Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India's westernmost state, has varied terrain and numerous sacred sites. In its urban center of Ahmedabad is the Calico Museum of Textiles, displaying antique and modern Indian fabrics. Spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi's base from 1917–1930 was Sabarmati Ashram, where his living quarters remain on view. The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), built in the 15th century, has a huge courtyard and a columned design and also have Statue of Unity.

Capital:

Gandhinagar

Location:

West India

BEST TIME TO VISIT GUJARAT:

November to February is an ideal time to pay a visit .

WHY VISIT GUJARAT?

Gujarat is mainly famous for its Asiatic Lions, the white desert of Rann of Kutch, colorful handicrafts, festivals, food, unique culture, and its many religious sites.

TEMPERATURE

  • 27°C to 35°C

    Summer
    (March to September)

  • 35 °C (95 °F) to 27 °C (81 °F)

    Monsoon
    (March to May)

  • 12°C to 29°C

    Winter
    (October to February)

List of Popular Wildlife for Gujarat

Gir National Park

Gir National Park

Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Sasan-Gir, is a wildlife sanctuary and protected forest area in Gujarat, India. It is considered one of the most important protected natural areas in Asia due to the rare animals living here, particularly the pure Asiatic Lions.

GUJARAT WILDLIFE INFORMATION

"Quick Facts about Wildlife Tourism in Gujarat"

No of National Parks4
No of Wildlife Sanctuaries23
Forest Area18,927 km
  • The jungles of Gujarat are home to a sizeable population of extinct species namely Sloth Bear, Asiatic Lions, Greater Flamingo, Blackbuck, Indian Wild Ass, Indian Bustard, to name a few. Gujarat is significantly famous for its wildlife icon of Lions that are found in the Gir reserve
  • Asiatic lions live only in Gir Forest, in India's Gujarat state. Gir Forest National Park encompasses 550 square miles of deciduous forests of teak, acacia, and banyan trees, some scrub jungle, and large patches of grassland

Tiger Reserve and sanctuaries in Gujarat

NamePlace
Gir National ParkGujarat
Vansda National ParkVansda, Dangs, Gujarat
Marine National Park, Gulf of KutchAsha Marudi, Gujarat
Blackbuck National Park, VelavadarVelavadar, Gujarat
jessore sloth bear sanctuaryBanaskantha District, Iqbalgadh, Gujarat
Purna Wildlife SanctuaryJamlapada, Gujarat