Khichan is a village near to Jodhpur and is connect through Phalodi tehsil of state Rajasthan. Khichan is well known for the demoiselle cranes, who visit the village every year in winter in huge numbers. This yearly bird migration began in the 1970s with around a hundred cranes, when a village couple began feeding pigeons. Soon other villagers also joined the effort of the couple and as of 2014, Khichan currently hosts more than 20,000 demoiselle cranes from early August to late March of every year.
The village is greatly dominated by Rajpurohit. This desert village is situated 150km west of Jodhpur city. Phalodi is 3.4 km away and is the nearest town to the village.