Wildlife Tour To Little Rann Of Kutch

:Kutch, Gujarat
:Dec - Jan
:3 Days3 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Start From
:Ahmedabad airport / Railway Station
:Ahmedabad airport / Railway Station

Wildlife Tour To Little Rann Of Kutch

Kutch, Gujarat
3 Days3 Nights

Event Overview

About the Tour :
LRK has been a renowned destination for avid birders, naturalists and photographers alike. This tour is led by VipulRamanuj, a biodiversity expert with special interest in herpeto-fauna and wildlife photography. Having spent several years studying the habitat and the wildlife of LRK, Vipul will share his knowledge of this region (both field & scientific)with the participants.Our primary focus during this workshop is to observe & photograph different species of birds – residents, migrants as well as passage migrants. With Wild Asses kicking and running around loose, this wetland is a paradise for photographers. LRK is visited by a number of Raptors this season which include Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Steppe Eagle, Imperial Eagle and various species of Harriers. It’s a place full of surprises as you never know you may just spot a raptor on a kill or a bird that is extremely rare. It’ll also offer a chance to picture Hoopoe Lark, Short-eared Owl, Desert Warbler, Greater and Lesser Flamingoes, Common Crane, Long-legged Buzzard, Sandgrouse, Pelicans and Greater Short-toed Lark. During this workshop, the participants will get a chance to sight, photograph, observe and learn about various species of birds and get hands-on tips on bird photography from experts.

Mr.VIPUL RAMANUJ a well known wildlife photographer, primarily interested in reptiles. Vipul is also known for his unique wide angle clicks using snakes as his major subject, which is a unique concept very rare photographer prefers to do. Vipul runs his own company “Bike n Hike” following his passion for travelling and Photography.

This workshop is designed to give participants a huge takeaway in terms of learning and experiencing birding with experts in the field. Whether you’re a beginner in photography or an expert, have keen interest in wildlife or just passionate about birding, then this workshop is just for you. This is also a wonderful opportunity to work closely with fellow photographers and wildlife enthusiasts as well. Our activities will involve making the most of the photographic opportunities PLUS gaining scientific field knowledge. This workshop will encompass: Three days intense birding and photography at various locations within the Little Rann of Kutch.
Observing different species of birds, mainly Raptors and other wetland birds as well as mammals including endemic Asiatic Wild Ass We will be discussing different bird identification methods and some quick tips for sharpening birding skills.
Vital skills for bird photography like approach, techniques and what NOT to do when making images of birds will be discussed in the field itself.
LRK is famous as the world’s last refuge of the Indian Wild Ass. We will be making the most of the opportunities to make great images of this gorgeous mammal. Get in-depth scientific knowledge on different species from the wildlife expert and learn from their experiences in the field. Learning nuances of photography in general with hands-on tips & techniques shared by experts. The mesmerizing landscape of LRK, offers innumerable opportunities to experiment with your creativity and indulge in HDRs, Time-lapses and Scape shots. Majority of our time will be spent in the field to make the most of this opportunity, even if it involves adding a few extra miles to our safari.
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Event Details


Day 1 - Departure
  • Overnight Journey towards Ahmedabad
Day 2 - Assemble at Ahmadabad
  • Assemble at Ahmedabad Junction by 7.30 am. We will travel by road to Little Rann of Kutch (LRK) and shall take breakfast en route. We should reach our resort at around 12 noon that has a beautiful touch of authentic Gujarati village life. After room allocation and freshening up we will have a small orientation session about the terrain, species and how next days will be like. The first safari of the tour will take you to the mesmerizing landscapes of LRK to observe and photograph bird frenzy. As the golden evening light starts to set in we will try to make images of Wild Asses against the light capturing vibrant silhouettes and this is also the time for some raptors activity especially Harriers to roost which gives an ideal opportunity to make ground level images or to just enjoy the red sun setting at the horizon.
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Adventure Activities






Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 07.30 AM Drop Time: 03.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • Dull Colored Clothes (Please don’t wear Bright colored Clothes, TRY TO GET AS CAMOUFLAGED AS POSSIBLE)
  • Sanitary Kit
  • Dry Food (snacks)
  • Torch (Must)
  • Personal First Aid kit.
  • Cap, Sunglasses, sunscreen, moisturizer etc..
  • Sport shoes or Kitos/ sandal
  • Electral powder / Glucon D
  • Binocular/Camera with lenses (Optional)
  • Water Bottle (3 liter must)
  • Odomos (Mosquito Repellent)
  • Bean Bag can be helpful to avoid shake
  • Umbrella or Poncho/Cap



  • Transfers from Ahmedabad to resort and back in private vehicle
  • Accommodation on Twin sharing basis at Little Rann of Kutch with hot-cold running water – Bhavna Farms or Similar
  • All meals at Little Rann of Kutch (Day 1 Breakfast to Day 3 Lunch)
  • Total 04 Wildlife Safaris in open gypsy or Thar with maximum 4 participants per vehicle for better photography opportunities
  • Permits and Forest Department Entry charges wherever applicable are inclusive
  • Services of an expert naturalist from Mumbai Travellers team
  • GST


  • Air/Train Tickets to Ahmedabad
  • Camera fees at Kutch Sanctuary
  • Beverages, personal orders, laundry etc
  • Personal Expenses, camera fees, tips and gratuities
  • Anything other than mentioned above

Terms & Conditions

Do not litter in forest and surrounding areas.
Do not throw anything out of the gypsy.
Do not yell, scream or wave at the animals.
Do not wear brightly colored clothes or apply any kind of perfumes or deodorants.
Never feed any animals.
Do not play any loud music in vicinity of the forest area.
No one is allowed to get down from the gypsy inside the forest.
Do not argue with any person like forest guards, guides, locals or even travellers from another gypsy during the safari.

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