Wild Ass Sanctuary
: Little Rann Of Kachchh, Gujarat.
: 4953 Sq Kms.
: Wild Asses.
: October To March.
A visit to Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India, provides the daredevil and outdoor looking for traveler and enthusiast to discover the traits of the enigmatic and mysterious Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India. A trip to Tourism of Gujarat, takes the interested tourist on an enthralling and exciting odyssey into the wilderness and the rustic terrain of Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Gujarat, India.
Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India, happens to be the largest Wildlife Sanctuary in India with the entire little Rann of Kutch, being called by the name of, "Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary" and the landscape of the Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Gujarat, India, is a continuous flat expanse of land dotted with a distinct seabed and islands known as "baits" with the horse tribe representing the true Indian Wild Ass. These asses predate upon the high outgrowths of grasses in the lonesome and seemingly limitless expanses of land. Wildlife Tours to Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary can be a very satiating and exciting experience with the lonesome expanses being an experience of its own unique kind.
Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Gujarat, India, offers a look-in into other animals of the order of Chinkara, Hedgehog
and carnivorous animals such as Wolf, Jackal, Fox, and Desert cats too abound in large numbers, here.
THE AGILE WILD ASS
Few animals in the animal kingdom can match the wild ass in terms of speed and stamina. They are capable of marathon runs at a pace of about 24 km/h for as long as two hours, reaching a top speed of 70 km per hour over short distances.
Besides the wild ass, the Sanctuary has a large population of blue bulls, blackbucks, chinkaras, wolves and jackals.
FLORA AND FAUNA
The Rann of Kutch is full of dry thorny scrub and there are no large trees. The main vegetation in the region includes many species of grasses that are widely available as the source of food for the wild Asses. The most famous wildlife of the region includes the Indian Wild Ass, as well as the chinkara, desert fox, jackal, desert cat, caracal, nilgai, wolf, blackbuck, and striped hyena.
THE AVIAN POPULATION
The area is also well known for its birds the most notable being the flamingoes from Siberia. During winter, thousands of these magnificent pink birds can be found, particularly at Dholavira. An excursion of the Rann of Kachchh can enable you to see many species of birds.
At the Little Rann, you can see numerous birds ranging from the incredibly beautifully colored Indian Roller to the majestic stature of the demoiselle cranes, numerous falcons, bustards and 'saras' cranes. Of equal joy is a chance to ride a camel decked in its finest riding apparel.
Air : The nearest airport is located 150 kms. away at Bhuj, connected by regular flights from Mumbai .
Rail : New Bhuj Railway Station is 1 kms. north of Bhuj.
: State transport, luxury coaches, auto-rickshaws and taxis are available from Bhuj.