Travel date: December 20-24, 2104
Cost of Trip: Rs. 16,500 per person inclusive of travel, accommodation in cottages/hotels, sightseeing, tour guide, and Food and Beverage.
Contacts and Registrations: Privilege Hospitality Events Pvt. Ltd.
The Journey: The Kutch region has over the years gained immense popularity among travelers for its unique culture, rare and endangered species, migratory birds, famous crafts and the world’s largest salt desert. The Wild Ass Sanctuary at Little Rann of Kutch is one of the most remarkable landscapes which harbour the only gene pool of Indian Wild Ass (Khur) in the entire world. Apart from Wild Ass the sanctuary has large population of various rare species such as Blue Bulls (Neelgai), Chinkara, Indian Wolf, Jackal and Desert Foxes. The sanctuary attracts many migratory birds like Flamingos, Cranes, Pelicans, Falcons and Bustards.
The Great Rann of Kutch is reputed to be the world’s largest salt desert located in the Thar Desert in the north part of Kutch. The greater Rann also called White Rann is home to wide array of flora and fauna. Kala Dungar or Black Hills which is few kilometers from the Great Rann is highest point in Kutch offering breathtaking view of the Rann. Dholavira, located on Khadir Beyt, an island in the Great Rann of Kutch has emerged as unique example of Harappan civilization. With its remains of ancient Indus Valley civilization and Fossil Museum, it one of the largest and most prominent archaeological sites with well preserved stone architecture. Apart from nature lovers, Kutch draws huge travelers interested in handicrafts, textiles, artifacts and colorful fabric works.
Indulgences: Stay in traditional Kooba huts and Bhungas (Mud Huts), savor traditional Kutchi delicacies, enjoy the scenic beauty of White Rann, engage in desert safari, spot migratory birds, catch a glimpse of Indian Wild Ass, visit ancient Harappan site, cherish village tour in camel cart, indulge in photography at Black Hills, visit unique monuments, take relaxed walk in textile villages and shop for ethnic handicrafts/ embroidered works.