Day-1 Arrive at Velavadar Arrive at Ahmedabad and proceed to Velavadar (145 kms - 3 hrs). Time permitting visit Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary enroute before reaching Velavadar. Velavadar lies on the Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar highway and renowned for its population of Blackbucks. Prominent birds around the area comprise Sandgrouse, harrier roost, lesser florican and larks.
Day-2 Morning Safari At Velavadar. Velavadar - Sasan Gir. Early morning safari exploring Velavadar. Proceed to Sasan Gir (220 kms - 4 hours), abode of Asiatic Lions and considered excellent for bird watching. The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species (including the endangered lesser florican and the saras crane) are recorded in the grasslands along the periphery of the sanctuary. Evening Safari in Gir.
Day-3 Morning and Evening Safari at Sasan Gir Sasan Gir has number of areas / wetlands that offer excellent Bird watching opportuniteis. Undertake safaris (morning and evening) for exploring different areas of the park.
Day-4 Morning Safari at Sasan Gir. Travel to Little Rann of Kutch and reach by evening. Morning Safari at Sasan Gir. Travel to Dasada (330 kms - 5.5 hrs). Dasada, part of Little Rann of Kutch is a bird watching destination at 90 kms from Ahmedabad. The Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife sanctuary spreads over 4950 sq km in area comprising a range habitats from saline desert plains, arid grasslands, rocky and thorn scrub to lakes and marshes.
Day-5 Bird Watching around Dasada "Explore Bird Watching around Dasada. Nawa Talao lake, the wetland near Patdi fort and many reservoirs of Surendranagar district offer good winter birding opportunities. Birds like rose-coloured starling and green pigeon are often seen at Dasada village.
Day-6 Departure Travel to Ahmedabad (90 kms) and depart for onward journey.
Velavadar - 130 kms from Ahmedabad, Velavadar is home to the largest concentration of Black Bucks in the world.
Sasan Gir - Sasan Gir is the only place where Asitic Lions are found in the wild. Sasan Gir is also a popular option for spotting migratory birds (in Winter) and Crocodiles.
Dasada - Dasada today has emerged as a major bird watching centre (Oct- March is the best season) and a popular getaway that is visited all round the year.