WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREAT PLACE OF INDIA… GREAT RANN OF KUTCH
THE KUTCH is the largest district of the state of GUJRAT. The land is virtually AN ISLAND surrounded by salt water and it’s shape is just like a tortoise. KUTCH is divided into two sub region.. GREAT RANN OF KUTCH and LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH. KUTCH is an interesting place to visit due to its unique handicrafts, white desert, hills, forts and beautiful sea beaches. This place is a treat to eye and is a must visit for everyone. So let’s start your journey with some of these famous places like….
INDIAN WILD ASS SANCTUARY:-This wild sanctuary is located in the LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH in the GUJRAT state of INDIA. It is spread over cross near 4,954square k.m.of the LITTLE KUTCH. This is the only place on earth where the endangered species of INDIAN wild ass like KHUR as well as ASIATIC wild ass species like onager are found. Around 3000 of them live in the sanctuary. You can also see the other animals like chinkara, jackals,caracals,nilgais, indian wolves etc. at this place. There is also huge bird population from October to march. So a visit to this world famous sanctuary is must.
PRAG MAHAL:-PRAG MAHAL is one of the best attracion of city,BHUJ. This fort was built in 19th century and was commissioned by RAO PRAGMALJI. It is a GOTHIC style architectur and amazing place with collection of antique and history items. So this is a best place for those who are interested in HISTORY of BHUJ.
NARAYAN SAROVAR:-This lake is one of the Five holy lakes of HINDUISM along with MANSAROVAR, PAMPA SAROVAR, BINDU SAROVAR, NARAYAN SAROVAR and PUSHKAR SAROVAR. According to the HINDU mythology LORD VISHNU appeared in the site of this lake in avtaar of NARAYAN to answer the prayers of devotees and bless them with the water in this lake. There are many temple around the SAROVAR. An annual fair held in the place during November and December every year. So must visit this holy SAROVAR.
KUTCH MUSEUM:-This museum is situated in the city of BHUJ. It was founded in 1877 by MAHARAO KHENGARJI. The museum has the largest collection of kshatrapa inscriptions that date back to 1st century AD. The museum exhibits embroidery, painting, musical instruments, sculpture and precious metalwork. A small section of the museum is also devoted to tribal cultures. So if you wanted to know the history and culture of KUTCH, then must visit this place.
WHITE DESERT:-This is one of the best place during winter season to enjoy silver beauty. Actually it is a heaven on earth. This salty desert spread across a huge area and offers a breathtaking view of the rising and setting sun. This beautiful desert is also the venue of KUTCH MAHOTSAV, which is held in the months of DECEMBER and JANUARY. Many tourists come to visit this fair from all over the world.. So it is the best place to visit with your loved specially in moon light.
MANDVI BEACH:-MANDVI BEACH, on the GUJRAT coastline is one of the finest beaches in INDIA. This beach is the closest to the town center. It was once a major part of the region and summer retreat for king of the KUTCH state. You can also enjoy camel ride, horse ride, rock climbing and other water sports etc.So no visit to KUTCH is complete without a MANDVI BEACH travel.
Other visiting places are….
THE GREAT RANN OF KUTCH…
KUTCH DESERT WILDLIFE SAFARI…
VIJAY VILAS PALACE etc..
In short, The flavours of KUTCH are one of those that leave an indelible mark in one’s memory. So if you want to enjoy the vast of the region then plan to visit in winters because at this time the weather is cool and pleasant.
Hope you like this place…. THANK YOU.