Places to Visit in Zainabad


Located at the dry salty plains in the Little Rann of Kutch, the pretty little town of Zainabad is tucked into the western edge of India. It is a marshy area with saltpans and dwarf thorny bushes punctuated by pastoral settlements.

Places to See in Zainabad



Wild Lives in the Little Rann of Kutch

The handsome chestnut brown and white Wild Asses are one of the major tourist attractions in Zainabad. It is found nowhere else in the world but only in Little Run of Kutch, which is one of the largest sanctuaries in India.

Apart from that you can spot here many other wild lives like: Nilgai (Blue Bull), Chinkara, Black Buck, Jungle and Desert Cats to name a few. Varieties of migratory birds are definitely bird watchers delight.

Modhera

Some 50kms away, Modhera is a short excursion from here. The 11th century Sun temple comprises of 108 smaller shrines. Elaborate stone carvings are there on temple exterior.

Patan

The historic city lies 70kms away from Zainabad. The archaeological site houses Rani Ki Vav (Step well with seven galleries) and Sahastralinga Talav, and artificial tank that were constructed between 8-14 century.

Bhuj

Once ruled by the Jadeja dynasty, the city houses many historic monuments.

Mandvi

The beautiful beaches of Mandvi are located along the coast of the Gulf of Kutch. Earlier it was an important port and naval base of the Kutch royal family. This is also one of the tourist attractions in Zainabad.



Last Updated on : 25/09/2013