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GUJARAT - Wildlife and Bird's Safari Package

Package Duration
11 Days / 10 Nights
Destination Covered
Ahmedabad - Bhuj - Jamnagar - Bhavnagar

  • Day 1 : Ahmedabad - Dasada

    Description :

    Arrive Ahmedabad and drive to Dasada. Late-afternoon safari in the Little Rann of Kutch, a sanctuary for the endangered Asiatic Wild Ass. the mammals of the Rann other than the wild ass, there are chances of seeing nilgai, chinkara gazelle, white-footed desert and Indian foxes, the wolf, jungle cat (occasionally also desert cat), pale and long-eared hedgehogs and hare.

    Crested and Sykes larks, Oriental skylark, bimaculated lark, greater short-toed lark, singing and Indian bushlarks, ashy-crowned and black-crowned sparrow-larks, are likely sightings and greater hoopoe lark is possible. Desert and variable wheatears, southern grey, long-tailed, rufous-tailed and bay-back shrike, common woodshrike are also likely sightings and the desert warbler is among the many winter visiting warblers. We will also look for chestnut-bellied and spotted sandgrouse, Indian courser (cream-coloured visits occasionally), quails, yellow-legged and barred buttonquails, grey francolin, wryneck, brown-rock chat, pied bushchat, rufous-tailed scrub robin, blue-headed rock thrush, black redstart and buntings in the scrubby areas. At sunset, it is possible to watch marsh, Montagu and pallid harriers, aquila eagles, falcons and buzzards heading for their roosting sites.

    Day 2 : Rann Of Kutch

    Description :

    Morning drive to the bets, elevated patches in the Rann covered with scrub and grass. In winter, this is a likely area for Macqueen’s bustard. Long-legged, common and white-eyed buzzard, booted eagle, Bonneli’s eagle. short-toed snake eagle, are often seen during the drive.

    Evening visit to Nawa Talao, a lake where demmossile and common cranes gather in large flocks during the winter months. Greater and lesser flamingo are seen in large numbers as are great white pelican with spotbilled and dalmatian recorded. Painted, openbill, wooly-necked, white, black and black-necked stork could be seen as also black, glossy and black-headed ibis. Northern pintail, common teal, spot-billed duck, mallard, gadwall, wigeon, garganey, shoveler, cotton pygmy goose, pochards, tufted duck, lesser whistling duck, brahminy and comb duck are among the many visitors to the lake. Waders include pratincoles, lapwings, sandpipers, ruff and other birds in good numbers.

    Day 3 : Dasada - Bhuj (267Km)

    Description :

    Drive from Dasada to Bhuj passing good wetlands and dryland bird habitats. Stay at Hotel Prince/equivalent.

    Day 4 : Bhuj - Moti Virani (52Km)

    Description :

    Drive from Bhuj to Moti Virani. Stay at CEDO Camp, a basic facility run by a conservation organization. Visit the roost of the Grey Hypoculius at Fulay, one of the few sites where this bird is seen in India.

    Day 5 : Banni Grasslands

    Description :

    Tour the Banni region, India’s largest grassland area. This is one of the important bird areas with a great concentration of aquila and other eagles. The water bodies here are known for their large flocks of waterfowl. Stay as on day-4.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Gujarat is the land of the Asiatic lion and the Indian wild ass not seen elsewhere. It also has thriving populations of leopard, sloth bear, wolf, blackbuck and other mammals. Smaller mammals can be seen in the Rann of Kutch and Banni.

    India’s first Marine National Park runs along the coastline of the Gulf of Kutch offering opportunities to see marine invertebrate and a variety of fish.

    One of India’s most prolific areas for birdwatching, Gujarat’s wetlands attract huge congregations of birds in numbers beyond comprehension. For birders, globally-threatened species of vulture, great Indian bustard, grey hypocolius, white-naped tit, stolicza’s bushchat, are among the many interesting species to be seen. Raptors abound in the Banni grasslands and the harrier roost at Velavadar National Park is one of the world’s largest.

    For herpetologists, spiny-tailed lizard can be a major attraction in the Kutch region.
    Package Excludes :
    • Any Expenses of Personal Nature.

  • Package Terms & Conditions :
  • Will be communicated at the time of booking.

Contact Detail

Impression Gujarat Tours & Travels

Contact Person :-

Mr Mr. Chirag Kayastha

Address :- B 2/14 Paragi, Opp. Chintanpark, Prajapati Garden Road, Vasna, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 380007

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