Gir Birding Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sasan Gir National Park
Sooooooo, no lions out on our routes this morning on Safari 3 but never mind, we are all happy with having seen two yesterday (even if they were helped along a bit). It's the luck of the draw and I hope people understand lions won’t come out to order. We still think they were sitting just out of our sight watching………’ …
Safari 1 – wheels rolling at 6.30 from our lodge gate, all set for our lion hunt only to be held up by officialdom at the second park gate wanting Jen's ID which she didn’t have – they told us to go back to the lodge to get it. Our guide Pradeep was very unhappy and gave them a talking-to and they let us through, he said it had …
This was a long day – Ashley, the travel agent said the guide wanted to leave at 7.30; we said we’d forego the Black Buck reserve, and just do lunch as per itinerary at a palace and could we leave at 9.30? Okay, fine. Pradeep the guide and driver Pavarni duly turned up and once on our way we got talking about what was on the programme …
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Straight after having bath we started for Temple Visit which was crowded as it was Shravan Somvar and since I had my son and wife along with I asked my Wife to have basic Darshan once and come back as were having Mobiles and Belts along with us. It took around 30 mins for her to have Darshan and similar time for me. And since it was rainy season ...
Somnath temple is famous as it is one of the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of god Shiva. During our trip, we coincidentally visited the temple during Pournami( the full Moon day). The entire temple was specially decorated with various flowers, for pournami. The temple has a huge campus adjacent to the sea shore, with beautiful gardens. The replicas of other eleven jyotirlingas are displayed at one stretch of the campus.
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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- Pets allowed