KUTCH A mystical land. A microcosm of the vibrant culture diversity. A place where time appeared to have stopped. It's blend of rich tradition, culture & history. For tourist Kutch offer inscrutable white desert, unexplored mangrove island, virgin sea beach, world heritage site, breathing landscape, thriving wild life, bird sanctuaries, temples, caves, historic monuments, fossil park, forts, hills, palaces nature cure centers, unique life style and above all worlds best handicrafts. Kutch literally means something which intermittently becomes wet and dry. A large part of this district is a Desert. However, the Desert is in Kutch but Kutch is not a Desert. The wold Kutch is also used for a tortoise in Sanskrit. The total area is 45000 sq. kilometer making it India's biggest district. It is also famous for the ecologically important. Banni grassland with their seasonal marshy wetlands which from the outer belt of the Rann. Northern edge of the Rann lies the Border with Pakistan. The coastal and the marshland attract many migratory and domestic birds including giant flocks of flamingos. The south (Mundra-Mandvi) have fertile and well cultivated land. Cotton, Wheat, Millet, Castor, Sunflower, Mustard and ground nut are main agriculture product. Now, lot of fruits & vegetables also grows here. Kutch district has a two major port Kandala & Mundra. Kutch also have direct railway connectivity with all big cities. Kutch have many railway station includes Samkhiyali, Bhachau, Gandhidham, Anjar & Bhuj. Kutchi lives in communal peace & harmony. The adventurous people of this land built ships and cross ocean. The Ahirs, Kunabi, Patidar & Gadhavi are the farming communities. Jains & Lohana are in business. In Banni area the Jat, Mutwa, Node, Korar, Halepotra, Raishpotra community are engaged in cattle breeding. Jadeja, Rajput are good Drivers of heavy vehicles.Khatri are famous for Batik, Tie-dye and various handicrafts. People of Kutch face a hard life as the area is very prone to earthquake, cyclones and scarcity of rain fall. About half of Kutchi migrated from Kutch and settled at Mumbai and abroad. But they love their culture & traditional and often visited their native villages. No tour at Kutch will be complete without staying in Bhunga( Mud Hut) and farm "uttara " (home).