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Horse Safari

Soar Excursions is the only DMC in Gujarat offering exclusive horse safaris in scenic and culturally rich countryside of the westernmost state in India. Our associated properties Rann Riders and Araavali Trails have their own stud farms and top of the line horses from indigenous Marwari and Kathiyawari breeds. We welcome you to explore Gujarat in most unique way.

Experiental Learning Programmes

Soar Excursions has been designing immersive, field-based study programs for high school to undergraduates from past 5 years which gives students an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and values from life experiences outside traditional academic setting. The program focuses on field observation as well as interaction with communities and local experts combining hands-on learning with reflection.

The Culture of Gujarat

Gujarat – The Citadel of 6000 years old Harappan Civilization, Land of Colorful Nomadic and Wandering communities, located at confluence of ancient Spice and Silk Route, melting pot of cultures, religions, traditions and world views, land of Lord Krishna and Mahatma Gandhi. Explore Gujarat through its enthralling diversity of culture, a vibrant history & traditional practices.

Textile and Handicraft

Ahmedabad, known as the Manchester of the east, was a textile hub since 19th century. The Ahmedabad Textile Mill Association, a formidable building designed by Le Corbusier, is one of the best sites to visit for the textile enthusiasts. Built on the bank of river Sabarmati, it stands tall with its testimony to the thriving textile business of Ahmedabad. The calico textile museum is one of the most celebrated textile museums in the world. It houses a huge collection pichhwais, jain art objects, Indian miniature paintings, etc. Ahmedabad had a thriving block printing and tie-dye cottage industries; however, the dye workers prefer screen printing over that nowadays. The wood block carvers of Ahmedabad are a must visit site for block printing enthusiasts. Wooden blocks are evened with a smooth, silken texture and patterns are drawn with geometric precision. Using knife, chisel, drills, etc, beautiful patterns are etched on its surface indicating traditional motifs as well as contemporary, mainstream designs. City-walk through the old city and its intricacies is the best way to experience the thriving cloth markets of Ahmedabad. The complex architecture, beautiful monuments and pol structures of the world heritage city leaves a lasting impression on an onlooker.

Heritage and Monuments

Gujarat is the land of cultural and architectural confluence. From being the cradle of Harappan civilization to the beautiful indo saracenic architecture, from 10th century Maru Gurjar monuments to indo islamic beacons, Gujarat has it all.

Birding and Wildlife Tours in Himalayan Foothills and Great Western Himalayas

The Corbett National Park is located in the Terai region of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the foothils of the Himalayas, the park spans over an area of 1200 sq. km, at an elevation of 400-1200 meters. The Ramganga River flows through the park along with numerous little forest streams. The forest is predominately covered by sal trees on the higher ridges. Mixed deciduous forests are found throughout the park.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Western Ghats

Western Ghats span from Southern tip of Gujarat till Kerala all along the western border of India, are some one of the biodiversity hotspots of world. Highly rich in endemic flora and fauna, the Western Ghats are always enchanting for nature lovers, birders and wildlife photographers.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Gujarat

Gujarat is the western most state of India. Having the longest coast line of 1600 kms, vast semi-arid deserts in more than 35000sq km in the Rann of Kutch , grasslands, numerous wetlands, mountain ranges of Aravalis and western ghats and scrub forests of Saurastha region ; Gujarat is rich in flora and fauna. For birders and Wildlife photographers it is a paradise. Having more than 500 species of birds Gujarat is a home to nearly 50% of India’s total avifaunal diversity. One can see some critically endangered species like Great Indian Bustard, Forest Owlet, Indian Vulture, White Rumped Vulture, Red headed vulture, Sociable lapwing and many more endangered, near threatened and vulnerable species of birds. The open landscapes provide amazing opportunities for photographers. Gujarat is also home to some unique mammals like Asiatic Wild Ass and Asiatic Lion which can not be seen anywhere else in the world in their natural habitat.  Apart from these mammals some of the mammals on must watch list are Blackbucks, Indian gazelle, Striped hyena, Desert and Indian Fox, Indian Grey Wolf, Honey Badger, Sloth bear and many more small mammals.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of North East India

Northeast India is the easternmost region of comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal, with a width of 21 to 40 kilometers connects the North Eastern Region with East India.

Birding and Wildlife Tours of Ladakh

Covering the great Himalayas and the trans Himalayan ranges, Ladakh is a totally different world on this planet. The barren mountain ranges with sparse vegetation, beautiful valleys and magnificent rivers like Indus and Zanskar create a very unique habitat, which supports some unique wildlife. The drives through these wildernesses are so rejuvenating that any nature lover will fall in love with this place.