Kankai Temple, Gir Forest

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressKankai Temple, Gir Forest, Gir Somnath, Gujarat.

pincode362135

DistrictGir Somnath

About Kankai Temple, Gir Forest

Transportation

There is a bus from Junagadh every morning that leaves at 8am, stays one hour at the temple, and departs on the return journey at 9:45am. But to really experience the place, go with private transport and stay the night.

History

In the heart of the jungle, 50 km from Sasan Gir, there is a shrine to Kankai Mata, the benefactor of the shepherds of Gir forest. A supremely wild place, here you can hear lions roar at night and animals gathering at the nearby lake. The high temple walls ensure your safety, and once night falls, you can watch the stars through the jungle treetops, hear lions roaming outside and experience a night in the true wilderness.

Famous for

: Kankai mata temple is very famous in Sasan Gir. Temple is located in a very Huge jungle area. The temple having very clean and very cool place.
Besides being of religious importance, it also is situated within the heart of the GIR FOREST – Hence one who wants to have the feel of driving in the forest area, can enjoy a day excursion to this place. You ought to be out of this place before 6pm as no one is allowed post 6pm over here. Secondly, this is a religious place, no place for picnic hence no good food stall, is in vicinity, so carry required stock, with regards to your duration of stay.

Best time to Visit

Every year thousands of devotes and tourist visit this temple.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Somnath
    to
    Ahmedabad
    406km
  • Somnath
    to
    Ambaji
    585km
  • Somnath
    to
    Amreli
    164km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bharuch
    546km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhavnagar
    277km
  • Somnath
    to
    Bhuj
    399km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dahod
    580km
  • Somnath
    to
    Dwarka
    230km
  • Somnath
    to
    Gandhinagar
    434km
  • Somnath
    to
    Himmatnagar
    485km
  • Somnath
    to
    Jamnagar
    269km
  • Somnath
    to
    Junagadh
    79km
  • Somnath
    to
    Mehsana
    480km
  • Somnath
    to
    Morbi
    489km
  • Somnath
    to
    Palanpur
    552km
  • Somnath
    to
    Porbandar
    129km
  • Somnath
    to
    Saputara
    784km
  • Somnath
    to
    Surat
    642km
  • Somnath
    to
    Valsad
    709km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Talala and thier inquiry no. is, 02877222352

Nearest Railway Station is Talala and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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