Overview

Recommended for All Ages.

Popularly known as LRK, this unique ecosystem is extremely important as it supports the very unique wildlife of this region. Spreading across nearly 5000 square kilometres, LRK is the only place on this planet where the Asiatic Wild Ass (Equus hemionus khur) still lives.

LRK, because of its proximity to the Gulf of Kutch and geographical location, lies on the migration route of many bird species. Every winter this desert mudflat ecosystem is flocked with more than 50000 winged migrants, visiting LRK from different parts of the world, viz. - Egypt, Iraq, Tibet, Siberia and Europe. LRK is undoubtedly one of the best places to observe and study migratory birds. Due to its unique flat land, visibility is not a problem.

Apart from the birds, LRK is also home to different species of mammals - Desert and Indian Fox, Jackal, Nilgai and Wolf are to name a few.

Also, one more important reason to visit LRK is ‘Salt’. Salt forms an important and unavoidable component of our day to day life. LRK has been a traditional salt producing area and contributes to about 21% of salt production in India ! The economy of 107 villages that surround LRK is dependant on salt.

About 50,000 salt farmers (Agarias) are engaged in salt farming activity every year from September to March.

3 Nights 4 Days 22 Dec and 17 Jan
Highlights
  • Abundant birdlife.
  • Rare flora and fauna.
  • Fantastic photographic opportunities.
  • Last Home for the rare Asiatic Wild Ass.
  • Company of an in-house Wildlife Expert from Foliage Outdoors.
Itinerary

Day 1:
Assemble at Ahmedabad Airport at 0800 hrs. Post breakfast Drive to LRK (Approx travel time: 2 hrs 30 mins). Reach camp for lunch. Evening safari at LRK. Dinner and overnight at LRK.
(Meals included - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 2:
Morning & evening safaris at LRK. Overnight at LRK.
(Meals included - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 3:
Morning & evening safaris at LRK. Overnight at LRK.
(Meals included - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 4:
Early morning safari at LRK. Post Breakfast leave for Ahmedabad (Approx travel time: 2 hrs 30 mins). Reach Ahmedabad for lunch. Post lunch drop to Ahmedabad airport to catch a homebound flight.
(Meals included - Breakfast and Lunch)

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • AC surface transport Ex- Ahmedabad.
  • Six jeep safaris in LRK.
  • Accommodation on twin-sharing basis.
  • All meals Ex-Ahmedabad.
  • Services of an expert naturalist from Team Foliage.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Goods and services tax
  • Any Rail / Airfares.
  • Tips
  • Any insurance.
  • Camera Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Anything not mentioned under 'Charges Include'.
Camp Category
Wildlife - Open Age
Age Groups
For All Ages