Rann Utsav, a festival that celebrates the colors of life amidst the white desert of Gujarat which shimmers blue, yellow under the light of the million stars. Every year with the advent of the winter season in India, mostly from 1st Nov onward, the festival celebrations is unfurled and open its gate for thousands of tourists from different parts of the world. From various adventures activities to cultural programs to streets full of handloom products to eateries offering delicious Gujarati food, you will have an experience of a lifetime here and be surrounded by mostly the people of the new generation.
- Mesmerising ride on the white salt flats of Kutch
- Learning more about the culture of local villagers
- Stay in luxurious tents in Kutch
- Complete sightseeing in and around Kutch
- Activities like paramotoring and parasailing on the white desert.
Day 1 :Arrival in Bhuj – Transfer to the Great Rann of Kutch
Upon your arrival at the Bhuj Railway station, our representative will welcome you with some refreshing drinks and thereafter, guide you towards your transfer to the Great Rann of Kutch. The journey alone is a mesmerizing one as it takes you through the locals of Gujarat where you perceive a totally different culture and a tradition. You will be transferred to the Rann of Kutch on the vehicles that you opted for during the booking of this package.
After arriving at the Rann of Kutch, you will be asked to go through some check-in formalities for your tents at the White Rann Resort. The time period between 12:30 to 2:00 pm, you will be served Gujarati-styled lunch so savor every taste of it. After lunch, you can walk some adventurous activities like ATV rides, Segway Tour for 10 minutes each. In the evening, enjoy some snacks and a hot cup of tea while watching the mesmerizing scene of the sunset where the sun falls down graciously onto the white sand of the Great Rann of Kutch.
When you relive every moment of that sunset, head back to your tents for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 :Sightseeing tour of the Great Rann of Kutch
Around 6 in the morning, the tour operator will ask you about the sunrise tour of the Great Rann of Kutch. So, if you wish to enjoy another mesmerizing scene of this place then, you can join the group otherwise enjoy your sleep. Between 7:30 to 9:00 am, you will be served a delectable breakfast so enjoy every taste of it.
During your free time, you can enjoy some adventurous activities like Parasailing, Paramotoring, etc. Around 12:30 to 2:00 pm, you will be served the Gujarati-style lunch where different types of cuisines will be able to savor its taste. After 1 hour of relaxing, the tour operator will take you to your complimentary excursion to Kalo Dungar, the highest point of this place from where you can have a surreal view of the Great Rann of Kutch. After this short excursion, you can enjoy some shopping time by buying some handicraft products.
After this, head back to your stay for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 :Transfer back to Bhuj
When you finish your breakfast, you will be asked to perform some check-out formalities. And finally, you will be transferred back to Bhuj Railway station in the vehicle of your choice that you certainly clicked during the bookings.
The tour operator will say his goodbye to you for your onward journey.
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges
- Taxes as discussed
- Fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry etc
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges etc
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.What happens in Rann Utsav?
A. Rann Utsav is all about celebrating the rich cultural and traditional heritage of the locals here. It is all about dancing, singing, theatre performances etc.
Q.Can I visit rann utsav without booking?
A. Yes. no prior bookings are required or necessary to pay a visit to Rann Utsav. You can stay in nearby homestays and hotels as well.
Q.Is food included in the rann utsav package?
A. Yes. Some Rann Utsav packages include food as well; however, it depends from one company package to another.
Q.Can I take my car to rann of kutch?
A. Yes. Many people choose to take their private vehicles to Kutch.
Q.Which month is Rann utsav celebrated?
A. Rann utsav is a 3 month long carnival that starts in November and goes on till February.