An oasis of serenity amidst beautiful orchard, forests, and its glorious wild beings. A perfect base to explore the lion haven of India.
Gir Birding Lodge is spread over 17 acres of orchard and generously canopied trees. It is a perfect base to explore the magnificent forest and its wildlife, the Maldhari areas, and the villages around it. While nature walks and safaris fill your senses, our Yoga, wellness programs & spa will nourish your mind, body, and soul.
Surrounded by forest, Gir Birding Lodge is close to the national park. Gir is the only reserve to view the magnificent Asiatic Lion.
• Rajkot to Gir National Park: 3½ hour drive
• Bhavnagar to Gir National Park: 5-hour drive
• Diu to Gir National Park: 3-hour drive
• Ahmedabad to Gir National Park: 7-hour drive
FLIGHTS: Flights are available to Rajkot, Bhavnagar & Diu from Mumbai. Ahmedabad is a major hub connected with important cities of India. It is also an International Airport.
FROM OVERSEAS: Ahmedabad International Airport is about 390 km from Gir and the drive takes about seven to eight hours depending on the number of stops en route. At the time of writing, Ahmedabad receives flights from the USA, the UK, Dubai, and Singapore.
By Air: The nearest airport with connectivity to Delhi is Ahmedabad about 390 km from the lodge and the drive takes about seven to eight hours depending on the number of stops en route.
By Train: There are trains to Rajkot and then the drive of about 164 km takes three to four hours.
FROM MUMBAI: Mumbai has direct flights to Diu Airport, about 112 km from the lodge, and both flights and trains to Rajkot, 164 km from the lodge.
FROM AHMEDABAD: There are trains to Junagadh, 60 km from Gir, or Veraval, 40 km from Gir, and the drive takes about 1½ hour from either. There are also trains and buses to Sasan, near the lodge, from Junagadh / Veraval. Transport can be arranged at an additional cost.
NOTE : You can check fare and book class 2A (air-conditioned) or SL on www.irctc.co.in . If you would like us to book your tickets, we would do it for you for a nominal service charge in addition to the cost of the ticket.