Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary

#5 of 17 things to do in Kutch

The Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary is a place you don't want to miss if you visit Kutch. A haven for nature lovers and exploding with vibrant birds especially the flamingoes. The famous "flamingo city" is located in this sanctuary. Apart from the live wonders a lot of prehistoric ruins of forests and giant ancestors like dinosaurs whales and crocodiles were excavated from this unique spot. The 5000 year-old ruins of the Indus valley civilization can be sighted in the Dolavira prehistoric excavation sites Around 7500 sqkm of the area is marked as the sanctuary and consists of saline marshes that flood seasonally making a home for a variety of migratory birds and other flora and fauna. during the flood water goes up to 1.5m around the months of July to November and dries out completely leaving miles of white salt marshes.

Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary Photos

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