3 days
Duration
Gujarat
Destination
5
Min. Groupsize
Jeep Safari
Tour Type

Little desert of Kutch is a salt marsh located near the Great Rann of Kutch in Kutch district, Gujarat, India.

The Little Rann is also home to various unique mammals apart from wild ass such as the Indian wolf , desert fox  and nilgai .

Though a bleak landscape it is rich in biodiversity. It is an ecologically important area for wildlife. Many local and migratory waterbirds like cranes, ducks, pelicans, flamingos and land birds like sandgrouse, francolins and the Indian bustards.

HIGHLIGHTS OF Little Rann of Kutch trip.

– Learn about the customs, culture and traditions of the community.

– Desert Safari in Forest escorted by the experts.  Get a chance to explore Wild Ass (the only habitat in Asia), Desert fox, Interesting Birds, etc. It is equally exciting to see the sun set in Rann.

– Night Walk, Star gazing and Campfire . Unite with friends and family.

– Eco Friendly Forest Safari escorted by the locals. This will be a walking safari assisted by locals. They will share their knowledge about the forest. 

– Visit to the Salt Pans.Meet Salt Pan Workers – Agariyas. Interact with them and learn why they are in this profession. Listen to challenges they face, their daily chores, etc .Involve into the sweat braking activity of ploughing salt.

– Volunteer at Village School to educate children of Agariyas.

– Learn local embroidery creatively made by hand stitching glass and beeds on the cloth from local woman.
– Have local Kutchi cuisine- Kathiyawadi.
– watch the sunset at the Rann.

It is nominated by the forest department to be a biosphere reserve which are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems internationally recognized within the framework of UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) programme. it will focus on conserving biological diversity, research, monitoring and providing sustainable development models, the proposal has been sent to and listed at UNESCO

Picture gallery of 2015 trip.

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Day 1 - Arrival and Check In to the Camp Site - Desert Safari

Lunch at Camp Relax Village welcome by Community Learn about the customs, culture and traditions of the community Depart for the Desert Safari in Forest escorted by the experts. Get a chance to explore Wild Ass (the only habitat in Asia), Desert fox, Interesting Birds, etc. It is equally exciting to see the sun set in Rann. Dinner at Campsite Night Walk, Star gazing and Campfire. Unite with friends and family.
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Day 2 - Eco Friendly Forest Safari - Vist Salt Pans

Breakfast Depart for the Morning Eco Friendly Forest Safari escorted by the locals. This will be a walking safari assisted by locals who will share their knowledge about the forest. Visit to the Salt Pans Meet Salt Pan Workers � Agariyas. Interact with them and learn why they are in this profession, challenges they face, their daily chores, etc Involve into the sweat braking activity of ploughing salt. (All participants must carry a pair of sleeper) This is going to be daylong exercise. The objective of this activity is to learn the hardships of the Agariyas and the science of making Salt. In the process you will give Service to the Agariya Family since this action (man hour work) will enhance their livelihood. This activity will also help you in identifying challenges faced by salt pan workers and hence suggest action to resolve these challenges. Lunch Volunteer at Village School to educate children of Agariyas. Teach some basic English words and sentences. Donate used books or aid for education. Back to Campsite Dinner at campsite Campfire: Brain Storming Session among group members for working out Action to help Agariyas.
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Day 3 - Visit Local handicraft making locals- Departure

Breakfast at Camp Learn local embroidery creatively made by hand stitching glass and beeds on the cloth from local woman. In the process preserve the local handicraft. Recommend them on the Actions that could be taken to promote their handicraft. Here, students will have to be very committed in promoting and generating demand for handicraft of these woman craftsmen at least in their own City. Lunch at Campsite Say Good Bye to the Village Community. Depart.

Fixed Departure Dates

  1. 24th Feb 2017
  2. 4,11,18,25th Nov 2017
  3. 1,23rd Dec 2017
INCLUDED Accommodation in non-ac rooms (Twin sharing) Transportation in non-ac vehicles
Jeep Safari Activity point transfers
All veg meals  LAFL Service Charges
NOT INCLUDED All beverages (including bottled mineral water) Travel upto Viramgam station and back.
Camera fees All meals
All insurance Personal medical requirements
Phone and internet usage Personal expenses
All not mentioned in the ‘Included’ section

Please note that cancellation charges are calculated of the total amount payable and not of advance amount. If 100% of the amount is not paid while registering, the cancellation policy stands void.

Little Rann of Kutch
Little Rann of Kutch
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