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Immersive Field Visit

Visitors on these treks will have the opportunity to visit, first-hand the beautiful landscapes in which pastoralism in Kachchh thrives. They will visit pastoral settlements along migratory routes and have the opportunity to experience life on the move.

Date : 23rd to 29th Jan 2023

Field Immersion 1 - Chhari Dhandh

A visit to the Chhari Dhandh wetlands and the Banni grasslands to understand local biodiversity and ecosystems.

An opportunity to spend time with camel herders from the Fakirani Jat community and learn about their traditional camel herding practices.

An opportunity to taste fresh camel milk.

Fees - 4000/- Per Person
Duration: 01 Day
Contact Number - 8238019933

Note : Minimum number of participants - 04
Maximum number of participants - 12

Field Immersion 2 - Lakhpat

A visit to mangroves near Lakhpat to understand this unique ecosystem and learn about the swimming kharai camel found here;

An opportunity to stay in the Dhragavandh hamlet and spend time with the Fakirani Jat pastoral community and learn about their life and traditional camel herding practices;

An opportunity to witness and understand the symbiotic relationship between two pastoral communities- the Rabari sheep herders and the Fakirani Jat camel herders.

Fees- 10000/- Per Person
Duration: 02 days(01 Overnight Stay)
Contact Number - 8238019933

Note : Minimum number of participants - 04
Maximum number of participants - 12

Field Immersion 3 - Banni Grasslands

A visit to the Banni grasslands to learn about the food plate of the indigenous Banni buffaloes;

A visit to Veerdas- a natural groundwater management system used by pastoral communities even today;

An opportunity to spend time with the Maldharis (pastoralists) of Kutch and understand their way of life.

Fees- 4000/- Per Person
Duration: 01 Day
Contact Number - 8238019933

Note : Minimum number of participants - 04
Maximum number of participants - 12

 

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