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Best Time To Visit Gir

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Gir can surprise you in all seasons but the best time to visit Gir is during the winter season. The months between December to March are the best months to visit Gir. During this period the climate is pleasant and cool. The protected area of Gir National Park is shut every year from 16th June to 15th October. Gir National Parks is a place for all animal lovers getting to observe the Asiatic lions. During the winter season you will be able to efficiently explore the dense place and also find plenty of other animals and birds. In winters, safari in the national park will be a delightful experience. 

March to May – Summer in Gir

Summer season is extremely hot and humid in Gir. It starts from March till May and the temperature fluctuates between 28 degrees to 42 degrees Celsius. The summer winds can be really hot. Animals here face a brunt of heat too. With such hot weather animals prefer staying in sheltered areas under the trees, near water bodies or somewhere in the shade.

Even though it is hot, there are travelers who prefer exploring Gir in summer. For such tourists, it is suggested to set their adventure early in the morning and get done with all activities by 11AM. In the afternoon it gets blistering hot. Around 5 PM again the weather becomes more tolerable and so one can explore for good 2 hours till 7 PM when the sun is about set. At night you can camp outdoors in cool breeze. However, summers are extreme due to scorching heat, photography enthusiast cannot let go of the chance to capture great pictures. Summer is the best time to visit Gir for wildlife photography. Though you need to make sure you carry a hat, sunblock, and keep yourself hydrated.

June to October – Monsoon in Gir

This is when animals get a much needed break from scorching heat during the monsoon season, but they also do prefer to stay sheltered from the rain. In this season safari are not really possible. This is when Gir is closed from June to October therefore it is not the best time to visit Gir. Although with the amount of rainfall that Gir receives by the end of the season, the park is lush and fresh infused with life.

November to February – Winter in Gir

Winter is the best time to visit Gir for a perfect break from the hustling city life or for a family holiday. From November to February the climate in Gir is pleasant and welcoming. It neither too hot and nor too cold. During this period the temperature ranges from 10 degrees to 22 degrees Celsius. Great weather with lush greenery makes winter season the best time to visit Gir. Animals also choose be in mild weather and this is when it is easy to spot them. Winter season is the perfect time to experience a jeep safari. The 3 hour ride given tourist a chance to explore the park along with a professional guide. If you are lucky you can come across the majestic Asiatic lion which is once in a lifetime experience. The safari rides are organized at different timings during the day time.

 

 

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