GIR INTERPRETATION ZONE - DEVALIA

Devalia Safari Park also known as Gir Interpretation Zone - Devalia, is the establishment of particular eco-tourism zone to reduce overload of tourists from Gir Forest Visit and to provide whole wildlife of Gir at single place in safe habitats. This Interpretation Zone comprises of 412 ha chain link fenced area which is regarded as ‘Gir in a nutshell’ covering all habitat types and wildlife of Gir. The basic aim of creating this facility is to provide an opportunity of viewing lions and other animals in their natural habitat within a short period of time at cheaper rates. There are animals like Asiatic lions, Leopards, Blue Bull, Sambhar, Chital, Jackal, Black buck, Wild Boar etc. The presence of Savana habitat and other flora is also another attraction of the area. Many rare birds including Peafowl and vultures are common in the Devalia.


Getting there

By road:Devalia Safari Park is around 56 km from Junagadh and around 13 kms from Sasan Gir village, the most common base for making a visit, 374 km from Ahmedabad and 158 Kms from Rajkot. The Reception centre is at Devalia Park & Sasan Gir, and has a Forest Guest house maintained by the forest department, nearby the railway station.


By rail:One can travel by Rail to Junagadh from Ahmedabad or Rajkot and then take a 55 km road trip on bus or taxi to Devalia Safari Park or can come via local trains from Junagadh city up to Sasan Gir village.


By Air:Person can come via flight up to Rajkot or Ahemedabad.


Time Table

Days Morning Timings Evening Timings
Monday To Sunday 8 AM To 11 AM 3 PM To 5 PM

Note: Devalia Safari Park remains closed on every wednesday.


Charges

Particulars Indian (Per Individual) Foreigner (Per Individual)
Monday-Friday 150 INR 2400 INR
Saturday-Sunday 190 INR 3000 INR
Festival Days 190 INR 3000 INR

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Important notes:
  • New-Gir Jungle Trail, visitors can book permit 30 minitues prior to booking timing slots.
  • New-For Gir Jungle Trail, visitors can remain in waitlist quota of 5 permits per slot.
  • New-Waitlist permit will be confirmed against cancellation on first-come-first-serve basis. Waitlisted Visitor will receive notification by email and/or sms in case of permit confirmation.
  • New-In Gir Jungle Trail, Waitlist permits will be fully refunded if not confirmed.
  • New-Permit cancellation time is reduced from 48 hours to 2 hours.
  • New-Cancellation charges will be applicable as per current rules once waitlist permit is confirmed.
  • E-permits are REFUNDABLE for only Gir Jungle Trail.
  • Gir Jungle Trail remains closed from 16th June to 15th Oct every year.
  • Devalia Safari Park remains closed on every WEDNESDAY.
  • Reporting time should be 30 mins prior to departure.
  • E-permit doesn't include charges of Guide Service, Vehicle Service and Camera Fee. All this information will be available locally at Reception Center,Sasan-Gir.
  • 100% of Permits are available for online Booking for only Gir Jungle Trail.