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Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary

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7506.22 sq.kms
October to December
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch district, Gujarat, India, it was declared a sanctuary in February 1986.

It is one of the largest seasonal saline wetlands having an average water depth between 0.5 to 1.5 metres. By October–November each year, rain water dries up and the entire area turns into saline desert. The sanctuary supports wide variety of water birds and mammalian wildlife.

The northern boundary of this sanctuary forms the international border between India and Pakistan and is heavily patrolled by the Border Security Force in India with much of this sanctuary being closed to civilians after the India Bridge at Kala dungar (Black hill), Khavda. Tourists and researchers can only enter here with special permission from the BSF.

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Recent Sightings

07-Nov-2018

Zone A, Zone B

Guide
  • Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.

How to reach?

By Road: This sanctuary is well connected by road from all places in Gujarat. Bus Station in Rapar town is approximately 20 km (12.427 miles) away from the sanctuary
By Rail: Nearest Railway Station is in Bhuj city, which is approximately 110 km (68.35 miles) away.
By Air: Nearest airport is in Bhuj city, which is approximately 110 km (68.35 miles) away.

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