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Rann Utsav 2023-24

Want to have perfect vacation destinations this year?

Then why limit your travels to mountains and beaches this year when you can see the white marshland turn vibrant?

The time has finally come to experience nature's wonders. The festival is here where you can experience a sky full of stars above your head and white Rann beneath your feet, a chilly night, and quality time with your loved ones.

When is Rann Utsav 2023-2024 going to be held?

Mark your calendars to not miss the dates to experience the White Rann Carnival of Music, Dance, and Natural Beauty all in one location. From the 1st November 2023 through the 25th February 2024, the vast white Rann desert will come to life in all its thousand colours.

What is Rann Utsav?

The Rann Utsav is one of India's most awaited festivals, celebrating the wonders of nature in the White Desert with its rich cultural and artistic traditions of Kutch, Gujarat. A photographer's paradise with breathtaking scenery, the Rann Utsav has recently grown in popularity as an offbeat tourist destination.

How to reach Rann Utsav?

By Road: Fortunately, the Rann of Kutch is easily accessible by road so that you can enjoy a road trip away from the hustle-bustle of the city to wide motorways, scorching terrain, palaces, and forts. You can access road transportation mainly by:

  • Bus
  • Or by private vehicle

Distance between some of the cities to Rann of Kutch is:

  • Mumbai to Rann of Kutch distance: 930kms
  • Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch distance: 413kms
  • Bhuj to Rann of Kutch distance – 73 km

Daily, several buses run between major towns and the Rann of Kutch. Alternatively, if you want to experience a road vacation, you may always take your vehicle and travel directly to Rann of Kutch.

  • By Train: The nearest railway station to Rann of Kutch is Bhuj Junction, roughly 104 kilometres away and takes around 2 hours to reach. Bhuj railway station is well connected and interconnected with many other major cities in the country, and the road to get there is well maintained.
  • By Air: There is no direct plane route to the Great Rann of Kutch. The nearest airport to Kutch is Bhuj, around 80 kilometres from the Rann desert. Bhuj airport is well-connected to places all across India. These flights link to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.

What is the best time to visit Rann Utsav?

Each year Rann Utsav is held during the winter season between November to February. We advise preserving these lovely moments on film for a lifetime since the Rann festival will be the happiest event of your life every year. Kutch Rann Utsav is a Fest that feels like a bonus because of the sparkling surroundings that provide enjoyable moments. On a Full Moon night, Rann's white sand appears to be from another planet because it glows like a field of white, exquisite diamonds.

Things to do during Rann Utsav?

In addition to the White Desert, numerous other nearby attractions are worth visiting.

  • Kalo Dungar: Kalo Dungar is also known as a magnetic hill for optical illusion where the vehicle seems to defy gravity and roll up the slope. It is a well-known tourist attraction and the highest point in this picturesque zone. From the top of this Dungar, you can also view the Rann desert and the historic Indo-Pak border.
  • Topansar Lake and Mandvi Beach: Topansar Lake and Mandvi Beach are the perfect vacation spots for beach lovers in this arid state. To all the bird lovers, Topansar lake is a magnificent lake known to be 'home' to the beautiful migratory birds and hence considered to be a 'Bird watcher's Paradise. Mandvi Beach is clean and peaceful and is famous for activities like camel and horse riding.
  • Siyot Caves and Lakhpat Fort: Siyot Caves and Lakhpat Fort should be on your list of places to see in Kutch if you are interested in ancient history and enjoy visiting architectural landmarks.
  • Kutch Museum: Built in the oldest state of Gujarat by Maharao Khengarji in 1877 is one of the most visited tourist places in Kutch. A historical collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, tribal artefacts, Kutchi scripts, and various works of art and craft, including embroidery, paintings, weapons, musical instruments, sculptures, precious metalwork, and old coins, can be found in this museum.
  • Shopping: Kutch is renowned for handicrafts and Bandhani sarees. You may also shop exquisite and vintage village items such as Rogan Art (an oil-based painting), copper bells, lacquer, gold and silver jewellery, Arjakh Block printing shawls, and embroidered decorative mirror work without burning a hole into your pockets.
  • Cultural Immersion: The culture and tradition of Kutch will amaze you. Additionally, you can enjoy cultural activities here like:
    • Puppet show
    • Folk dance and music
    • ATV rides
    • Paintball
    • Camel ride
    • Trampoline
    • Stargazing
    • & much more

Events at Rann Utsav

With the people, culture, and events in Rann, a visit to Rann Utsav might be your most treasured travel experience. You don't want to miss any of the following events at Rann Utsav in 2023–2024:

Full moon days:
26th, 27th and 28th November 2023
26th, 27th and 28th December 2023
24th, 25th and 26th January 2024
23th, 24th and 25th February 2024

Other days:
10th to 18th November 2023 - Diwali Week
14th and 15th January 2024 - Uttarayan
26th January 2024 - Republic Day
14th February 2024 - Valentine's Day

Accommodation facilities in Rann Utsav

We pledge to continue providing you with the most extravagant and reasonably price possible while visiting the Rann of Kutch without pinching a hole in your pocket. There are many different lodging options available, including:

  • Non-AC tenets
  • Deluxe tenets
  • Premium tenets
  • Darbari tenets
  • Rajwadi tenets

To live the cultural lifestyles of Kutch, get in touch with us today and make the most out of the holidays.

Tourists packages

Varieties of tourism packages in Kutch are available for tourists according to their needs. We offer Kutch tour packages custom-tailored to your needs and range in length based on the number of days and nights spent and the facilities provided. There is a 2-night and 3-day option and another 3-nights and 4-days. Narayan Sarovar, Mandvi Beach, and the Banni Grasslands are a few additional tourist destinations included within Kutch tour packages with Kutch Travel Guides, who will assist you with your travels.

Get connected with us today to customize your holiday tour package to the great Rann of Kutch. We invite you to explore and lose yourself in the incredible experience of visiting Rann of Kutch.

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