Kutch is a district in the state of Gujarat in western India. It is India’s largest district spread over 7505 sq. km. The name Kutch means “turtle” or “tortoise”, so called because of its shape. This district has got everything in terms of tourist places. From ancient palaces to modern resorts and from deserts to sanctuaries.
Today we will talk about top 5 places in Kutch that are must visit.
The Great Rann of Kutch, which is also famous as White Rann, is a seasonally marshy saline clay desert. It is spread over 30,000 sq. km. and one of the most beautiful places in India. Here every year Rann Utsav is celebrated where thousands of visitors come and enjoy.
At 462m, it is the highest point of Kutch from where you can see entire northern horizon vanishing into the Great Rann of Kutch and sky becoming indistinguishable.Since this place is very close to the Pakistan border, you will get a chance to look at the border. Here you will also find a 400 year old Duttatreya temple.
Better known as Wild Ass Sanctuary, it is the home of sturdy creature. Here you will find world’s very last population of Indian Wild Ass along with other species like Blackbuck, Nilgai, Chinkara, Golden Jackal, Desert Fox, and Indian Wolf.
This place is the home to a wide array of species which includes birds, reptiles and mammals. It is also famous as a place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Narayansar Lake is one of the five sacred lakes in Hindu theology.
This palace was built in 1929 by Rao Vijayrajji. This palace was also seen in a Bollywood movie. It was built of red sandstone and has different architectures like colored glass windows, bastions at the corner, Bengal domes at the sides, and a main central dome. The surrounding area is covered by green gardens where you will always see lots of beautiful peacocks.
For more inquiry or to book a Kutch Tour Package you can visit our website at www.kutchtourguide.com.