- Duration: 14 Nights/ 15 Days
- Major Attractions: Rann of Kutch, Banni Grasslands, Lala Bustard Sanctuary, Jamnagar, Gir, Velavadar
- Destination Covered:Ahmedabad, Dasada, Bhuj, Bhuj-Moti, Jamnagar Gondal, Gir National Park
- Price from:US$ 1304
Gujarat is a very prominent state as far as wildlife tours in India are concerned. Gujarat Wildlife Tour has a mixture of birding and rare animals. In Little of Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary, you can see Wild Ass along with various domestic birds and antelopes. Gir National Park is the only place to see the Asiatic Lions in wild and accommodates variety of Indian birds as well as migratory species.
Moti Virani is famous for Grey Hypoculius and one of very few sites in India where this bird is spotted. The grasslands of Kutch are the ideal home for highly endangered Indian bustard.
The coastal sites near Jamnagar such as Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary boast with Indian skimmer, great-crested grebe, Caspian tern and black-necked stork. Velavadar National Park has healthy population of Jackal, the blackbucks, Jungle Cat and Indian Fox.
Wildlife Tour of Gujarat is one of the best safaris of India to view birds with wild animals. A bird watcher’s checklist would be satisfied with a visit to the jungles of Gujarat, as it is a paradise for a bird watcher in true sense.
Day 1 – Mumbai-Arrival
On arrival at Mumbai international airport, the guests will be received by our representative and transferred to the hotel with assistance. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag.
Day 02 – Mumbai-Ahmedabad- Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary
Today, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Ahmedabad. Arrive at Ahmedabad, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary – an important destination for any Wildlife Tour of India. Arrive and check in to wildlife resort. After having lunch, take a jeep safari into the Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a home of highly endangered Asiatic Wild Ass. Other Mammals found at Wild Ass Sanctuary are Nilgai, Chinkara, Jungle Cat, the foxes and the wolf. Stay overnight in theresort.
Day 03 – Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary
After breakfast, start again the Indian wildlife safari through the jeeps. In winter months, at Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary a bird watcher can view the bustard of McQueen, white buzzard, booted eagle and common eye eagle. Afterlunch, visit Nawa Talao (Lake) to spot demoiselle and cranes mainly in the winter. Gujarat Wildlife Tour can also be called as Gujarat Birding tour inIndia Wildlife Travel circuit.
Day 04 – Little Rann-Bhuj (267 KMS)
After having breakfast, leave Wild Ass Sanctuary for Bhuj crossing the nice wet & dry lands, which is an ideal thing for various birds. On arrival at Bhuj, check in to your hotel. Greater Rann of Kutch is an important region for Wildlife Tour of Gujarat due to its unique topography.
Day 05 – Bhuj-Moti Virani (52 KMS)
Today, drive to Moti Virani another interesting stop for Gujarat Wildlife Tour. Arrive at Moti Virani and check in to the birding camp. In the afternoon, visit Grey Hypoculius Branch in Fulay. There are very few sites in India where Grey Hypoculius can be seen. This place is a paradise for Birding tour in India,hence it has become a most sought after destination for Wildlife Tour of India.
Day 06 – Moti Virani-Banni Grasslands-Moti Virani
Today take a day return excursion to Banni Grasslands one of the largest grasslands in India. Banni Grassland is one of the prominent bird watching areas with a rich Aquila & other eagle’s concentration. Stay overnight at the camp at Moti Virani.
Day 07 – Moti Virani-Lala Bustard Sanctuary-Moti Virani
Today take an excursion to very famous Bustard Sanctuary of India closely located to Naliya. The grasslands here are the best for Indian bustards, which is highly endangered. You may also see Indian wolf and Chinkaras. This place is part of most of the Gujarat Birding tours.
Day 08 – Moti Virani-Mandvi
Today, drive to Mandvi and check in to the beach camp. After lunch, visit the coastal areas to spot the various birds. Rest of the day is free to relax on the scheduled beaches of Mandvi. Gujarat Birding Tours are getting popularity these days and a wildlife enthusiast taking a birding tour in India would be interesting to come here.
Day 09 – Mandvi-Jamnagar (350 KMS)
Our next stop in Gujarat Birding Tour is Jamnagar. On arrival at Jamnagar, transfer to the hotel. After having lunch, visit Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary where you might see Indian skimmer. In addition to Indian Skimmer you may also get to see the great-crested grebe, Caspian tern and black-necked stork etc. Stay overnight at Jamnagar.
Day 10 – Jamnagar
Today visit various species of birds in the Gulf of Kutch – one of the very good places for bird watching. The prominent birds found in this region are crab-plover, Kentish plover, broad-billed sandpiper, ruddy turnstone and oystercatcher.
Day 11 – Jamnagar-Gondal
In the morning, check out from the hotel and drive to the historical destination Gondal. Arrive at Gondal and check in to the palace hotel. Today visit the grassland of Gondal to spot some bird species.
Day 12 – Gondal-Gir National Park
After breakfast, transfer to Gir National Park – the only home of endangered Asiatic Lions. On arrival at Gir National Park, check in to the wildlife resort. In the afternoon, visit the interpretation zone to spot some birds and other wildlife. Gir is a must visit Indian Wildlife sanctuary for any Wildlife Safari in India.
Day 13 – Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
The day will be used in taking morning and afternoon safaris in Indian national Park. Stay overnight in the wildlife resort.
Day 14 – Gir-Velavadar National Park
In the morning leave Gir for another Wildlife Safari in India Velavadar National Park on the way to spot Jackal, the blackbucks, Jungle Cat and Indian Fox.
Day 15 – Velavadar-Bhavnagar-Mumbai-
After breakfast take a guided birding tour in port area, near the lake and Victoria Park to see few bird species. In time drive to Bhavnagar airport to board the evening flight to Mumbai. From Mumbai, take the flight back home. Gujarat Textile Tour ends here.