Junagadh is a historical city in Gujarat, in the west of India, on the Arabian Sea. The region of Junagadh became a district of Gujarat state in 1960. Junagadh was formerly the state capital and is now a district administrative center. It is also a market for gold and silver embroidery, perfume, and copper and brass vessels. It is the only place where wild Asiatic lions are still found.
This city is surrounded by hills, hence an ideal place Fort was built.
 Get in
 By plane
Rajkot is the nearest airport.One can get regular flights to bombay from rajkot.Junagarh is two and half hr from rajkot by road.
 By train
The Junagadh Railway Station is well-connected to all the major cities in India.
 By car
Route from Ahmedabad to Junagadh Approximate distance 336 km | Drive time about: 6.72 hrs
Route from Rajkot to Junagadh Approximate distance 110 km | Drive time about: 2.2 hrs
Route from Vadodara to Junagadh Approximate distance 400 km | Drive time about: 7 hrs
 By bus
State bus service from Porbandar (around 80 min journey), Rajkot and Veraval (around 90 minute journey).
 By boat
 Get around
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If you cannot reach the top of the hill, at least have a look through binocular ( Rs.5 for one view) which available after 50th or 100th step. you can imagine or plan whether you can reach the top.
Pl. ask for the local people to guide to reach the Jeep tour at Sasan Gir which is apart from the Gir Sanctury regular bus service tour. The jeep tour cost in March 2013 was Rs. 2000/- including driver and guide with around 6 person capacity, it is allowed to move around the forest for 2 hours, there are morning 6 AM, 9 AM and 3 PM tours allowed by the jeep and for the petrol vehicles of ur own a permit needs to be taken then you can take ur vehicle with the help of guide in the forest.
+: Darbaar Hall and the zoo remain closed for public on Wednesdays.
++: If you're staying in Junagadh, make it to Saasan early to go on the morning safari. There is no mid-day batch. So, if you are a late riser, chances are you will have to wait long hours for the evening batch. Check the latest timings with residents a day in advance.
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one sealed tin of 900 grams Kesar Keri (Mango Pulp) costs around Rs.100/-
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Many small hotels near ST stand are very economical but be ware of hygine issue
 Mid-range (Eat)
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Kashmiri Lime Soda Mango Pulp
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Hotel Gautham Guest House: Kaiwa Chowk, Junagadh. Price: Rs.300 to 500. Phone: 0285-2626432
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