Little Rann of Kutch
Gujarat’s Little Rann of Kutch National Park is a quaint salt marsh known to attract and protect a wide range of endangered wildlife. Situated in close proximity to the Great Rann of Kutch, the sanctuary is rich in biodiversity. Soon to be declared a biosphere under UNESCO's Man and Biosphere (MAB) program; it is a charming destination where travelers can get up close to nature and fauna.
Home to the Indian wild ass locally known as Khur; it is the only sanctuary in the world that houses the species. The Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary is visited by a number of bird-watching enthusiasts as well, who are intrigued by migratory water-birds found within the sanctuary. Pelicans, rare flamingos and cranes are among those sighted by keen observers.
Tourism at Little Rann of Kutch
The park is ecologically, a center for wildlife conservation home to many distinctive mammals like the desert fox and Indian wolf. Travelers can hope to see land-birds such as the rare Indian Bustards, Sandgrouse and Francolins at the reserve. The place is ideal for tourists interested in eco-tourism who can take short trips to nearby places such as the Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary and the Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary.