Gujarat is a perfect treat for those who seek to embark on wildlife safaris and spot wildlife. Beyond its bustling cities, larger Char Dham Circuit’s Dwarkadeesh Temple, and other spiritual and historic sites, Gujarat is also a popular abode for wildlife enthusiasts. From majestic Asiatic lions to rare bird species and from unique marine life to mesmerising greater flamingoes, the state offers a plethora of opportunities to witness nature at its best. 

Gujarat's top wildlife destinations offer a diverse tapestry of habitats and species, each contributing to the state's natural heritage. Whether you're tracking lions in Gir, marvelling at migratory birds in Nalsarovar, or exploring the underwater world of the Marine National Park, Gujarat promises an unforgettable wildlife experience. These sanctuaries not only preserve endangered species but also provide opportunities for education, research, and sustainable tourism. 

Gir National Park - Gir National Park is synonymous with the Asiatic lion, the pride of Gujarat. It is the only place in the world where these magnificent big cats roam freely in the wild. This sole abode of Asiatic Lions is spread over nearly 258.71 sq. km. of rugged terrain, Gir is not just a sanctuary but a symbol of successful conservation efforts. Apart from lions, Gir is also home to a variety of other wildlife including leopards, sambar deer, chital, and more than 300 species of birds. Book a Jeep Safari in Sasan Gir to explore the best of natural and wildlife wonders inhabiting the national park. 

Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary - The Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique ecosystem that attracts wildlife enthusiasts as well as photographers. This vast expanse of salt marshes and thorny scrub is the last refuge of the endangered Asiatic wild ass, locally known as the 'Ghudkhar'. Therefore, the place is also popular by the name of Wild Ass Sanctuary. The sanctuary is also home to many migratory birds that flock here during the winter months, during October and March, making it a birdwatcher's paradise.

Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch - For those fascinated by marine life, the Marine National Park in the Gulf of Kutch offers a glimpse into the underwater world of Gujarat. Spread over an area of 458 square kilometers, this park is known for its rich biodiversity including coral reefs, sea turtles, dolphins, and countless species of colorful fish. This location also provides a visionary treat of multiple avifauna species gracing the sky of the pristine location.

Velavadar Blackbuck National Park - Velavadar National Park is a sanctuary dedicated to the conservation of the endangered blackbuck antelope, located in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. This grassland ecosystem is also home to the Indian wolf, striped hyena, and a variety of bird species. The park's open plains provide excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, especially during early mornings and late evenings when the blackbucks are most active. You can take your vehicle inside for a thrilling safari.

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary - Located near Ahmedabad, Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird lovers. This vast lake and wetland ecosystem is home to over 250 species of migratory birds, including flamingos, pelicans, and cranes. The best time to visit is during the winter months when the sanctuary comes alive with the sights and sounds of thousands of birds.