Sasangir is the city consisting of a national park known as Sasan Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. Sasan Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is the dwelling place of Asiatic lions. Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species. This wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 258 square kilometres.
Sasangir was constructed in the year 1965. The total area of Sasangir is about 1412 square kilometres. This place has got a national park wildlife sanctuary that covers an area of 258 square kilometres. Early in the year 1900 the Nawab of Princely State of Junagadh declared Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary as a protected area.
Sasangir is considered as the adventurous city of Gujarat state. The tourists visiting Sasangir will come across pleasant climate along with little amount of rainfalls. The climate of Sasangir is surrounded by three seasons such as winter season, summer season and monsoon seasons.
The diverse flora and fauna and even the ecosystem of Sasangir city and its national park draws the attention of many arrivals. Sasan Gir National Park and Wildlife sanctuary consists of many rare and endangered species. Not only lions, this place is also well known for crocodile. In Sasangir, there is a Crocodile Breeding Zone. This Crocodile Breeding Zone is also visited by the national and international tourists. This centre is located near Sinh Sadan and is regarded as a good place to see crocodiles from baby to big breed.
Sasangir is the place of forest and historical beauty. This place can easily be visited as it lies near to Junagadh city and Amreli district of Gujarat. Every year many tourists as well as the nature admirers come to this spot to refresh the minds. One can easily visit this region either travelling through airways and railways. The nearest airport to Sasangir is Junagadh city airport. The Western railways serve many trains to Sasangir from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat and Gandhinagar. While on the contrary, travellers can even hire taxis or cabs or private taxis to reach this city safely. The roadways are connected from all parts of Gujarat to Sasangir.
Tourists visiting in Sasangir of Gujarat will come across variety of culture, climate, topography, art, cuisines and architecture. Sasangir offers many sightseeing places that are located in and around the city. Even some shopping centres are developed in such a way that the arrivals can spend a great time and travel easily. Not only from nearby cities and regions of Gujarat but people from all over India comes to visit this place of historical heritage.