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Indian Wildlife Tour
I.W.T.E. (Indian Wildlife-Travel Experts) is an alliance of Indias finest, boutique and
responsible jungle lodges that along with PUREQUEST ADVENTURES- INDIA work together
to build and promote Indian Wildlife Tour to India. The group works collectively to market
India worldwide through its combined presence in select travel fairs & road shows. Our
objective is to present our customers best wildlife product in India through a collection of
excellent itineraries featuring our members. Besides safaris, the members of IWTE offer
uniue expeienes which make a jungle odyssey complete and in line with what the
travellers expect.
Wildlife Tourism
Wildlife Western India
Today we catch a flight to Ahmedabad from where we will start our journey to the
wonderful world of the Western Indian wildlife.
Dasada is a Part of the Little Rann of Kutch and is the home to endemic population of
Indian Wild Ass or commonly known as khur. The wild ass is a handsome chestnut brown
member of the Equus genus (horse family). Capable of reaching high speeds when
galloping across the Rann, the wild ass is usually seen in small herds. The elegant
blackbuck, blue bull (India's largest antelope) and the graceful Chinkara (Indian gazelle) are
other mammals seen at the bets. The main carnivores of the Little Rann of Kutch are the
endangered Indian wolf, desert fox, Indian fox, jackals, desert and jungle cats, and a few
hyenas. Smaller mammals like hares, gerbils and hedgehogs, and reptiles like spiny tailed
lizard, Monitor Lizard, red and common sand boa, saw-scaled viper, cobra, dhaman (Indian
rat snake), etc, could also be seen during the safaris in the Rann.
The Little Rann of Kutch is also a birding paradise. Birds here include Steppe, Imperial, and
Short-toed Eagle, Houbara Bustard, flamingos, pelicans, storks and cranes. The best birding
is during the winter months from October to March when waterfowl gather in vast
numbers. These are the months when Demoiselle and Common Crane, and Lesser
Flamingo are seen in incredibly large numbers Evening safari into the Rann