Experiencing spirituality and adventures together is a rare phenomenon. T Trikon brings one such unique combination on our next tour to Gianar and Gir National Park Trip.
Famous for religious spots, Girnar Hills is located in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. The ancient temples at the Girnar Hills add religious and cultural importance to this land.
What makes Girnar Hills special?
The Girnar Hills are millions of years old. When you visit the hill, you will see rock-cut stairs, which were carved more than thousands of years ago. When you climb up the stairs, you will reach the peak and you will get a bird's eye view of Junagadh. You will experience India’s rich culture and heritage with every step you take on the Girnar Hills.
Gir National Park
A place straight out of the Jungle Book, the Gir National Park is home to more than 38 species of mammals, 37 species of reptiles, and much more. Gazing at the dense forest, listening to the songs of birds, and witnessing the majestic Asiatic Lions is all about the jungle Safari in the Gir National Park.
Day 1 : 8th Feb, Thursday
Board the train from Kalyan or Vasai for Junagadh. Over night journey in the train
Train details are as follows -:
Pune - Veraval exp
From Pune at 20.10
Kalyan at 22.30
Vasai Road at 23.35
Day 2 : 9th Feb, Friday
Gujarātamāṁ āpanuṁ svāgata chē! (Welcome to Gujarat!)
You will reach Junagadh by 14.00. After reaching Junagadh, you will head toward the hotel and check in.
We know you will be a little tired and you would want to rest but we are sure you would not want to miss the visit to the local market of Junagadh.So gear up and let us dive into the artistic treasure of Junagadh!
The artistic treasure symbolizes the culture and tradition of Junagadh shaped into art in the local market of Junagadh. The Junagadh market has many unique and creative items.
You can buy unique gifts like handmade wall hangings, embroidered clothes, Bandhani Sarees, toys, idols, and many more.
Day 3 : 10th Feb, Saturday
Today, we will explore the Girnar Hills and we start ascending by 4.30 AM.
The journey starts early in the morning as you take each step admiring at nature’s beauty. You will visit many temples on the way. There are approximately 8000 stairs leading to the top of Girnar Hills, each step takes you closer to spirituality and unfolds inner peace.8000 stairs sounds tiring for some participants and hence, there is an option of a ropeway for those who find it difficult to climb the stairs.
You can cover approximately 5500 steps by ropeway. You can quench your thirst with some fresh lemon juice on the way. You also grab a quick bite if you are hungry, as there are stalls on the way.
After reaching the top, you will visit the Guru Dattatreya Temple. This temple is right on the top of the Girnar Hills and is known to be one of the most ancient Datta temples in India. It is said that Lord Datta performed penance on the top of the Girnar Hills. As you enter the temple you will be, captivated by the positive flow of energy in this temple.
After the visit, you return to the hotel and rest for the day.
Day 4 : 11th Feb, Sunday
Wake up early today as the most awaited day is here.
You will reach the boarding point of Gir National Park by 3.30 AM-4.00 AM. The Safari will begin around 6.30 AM and will get over around 9.30 AM.
You might also spot other uncommon birds like Pygmy Woodpeckers, Brown Fish owls, and wild animals like Lions, Gir Foxes, Indian leopards, Jungle Cats, Golden Jackals, Indian Grey Mongoose, Striped Hyenas, Ruddy Mongoose, and many more. With such a captivating view, the Gir National Park Safari helps you explore the wilderness of the deepest parts of the Gir forest.
After the Jungle Safari, you will return to the Junagadh. The boarding time of the Veraval-CSMT Saurashtra Janta Express will be at 13.00.
Day 5 : 12th Feb, Monday
You expected to reach Mumbai by 5.45 AM.
Please Note : AC Tickets is depend on the availability , Incase for any reason we are not able to provide AC tickets , then we will provide you confirmed sleeper coach train tickets and difference in fare will be refunded back to your account in 3-5 working days.
What is included in the tour
- Train Travelling Mumbai to Mumbai in Non A/C Sleeper Coaches
- Triple Sharing Non AC accomodation
- Day 2 - Late Lunch , Dinner / Day 3 Breakfast Lunch Dinner / Day 4 Breakfast
- Local transport for exploring places
- 5% GST
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals during train journey
- Personal expenses like soft drinks & water bottles
- Anything not mentioned in the above inclusions
- Gir Safari Charges
- Gir National Park
- Girnar Trek
- Mahabat Maqbara complex
- Ashol Shilalekh