Rann Utsav in Gujarat is an important part of tourism in Gujarat today, which is also known as the White Desert Festival. The carnival of music, culture, and dance is celebrated by people not just from Gujarat but tourists and travelers from around the world with great enthusiasm and enthusiasm. It’s a three-month celebration in Kutch Rann, Gujarat, every year from November to Holi. People who visited Kutch during the Rann Utsav can not resist convincing non-travelers, friends, and relatives to see the Great Rann Utsav celebration. During three months of festive celebration, the white desert appeared more stunning on a full moon night.
As the moonlight flashes on the white sands of the desert, the landscape of the white sand becomes sparkling land. The view is heavenly with those white luxurious tents lines by the desert for tourists – the dances performing folk music & dance at a distance and the camel rides under the bright moon. Nothing could be more beautiful, isn’t it? In this article, we’ve given you all the Rann Utsav in Gujarat information. We know that the festival has already begun, but you still have time to reserve the tickets! Read on, read on, read on.
HISTORY OF RANN UTSAV IN GUJARAT
In 2006, as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Rann Utsav was our beloved Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream. In 2006, he opened the first Rann of Kutch Festival to represent the Gujarat culture and to promote the Kutch Tourism, an important hub of Gujarat Tourism. The festival attracted many worldwide visitors to Gujarat and was part of the three-day celebration of State culture and tradition. A 3-day celebration was observed in the first year of the Rann de Kutch Festival. Later on, it was increased in demand and was celebrating it for 100 days.
Where is the Rann Utsav or White Desert Festival celebrated?
In Dhordo, a village in Kutch 85 kilometers away from Bhuj, the Rann Utsav is organized. It has a forest of 3,800 square miles in the Rann of Kutch region. The White Desert is found in the district of Kutch in the north of Tropic of Cancer. The area is known for fostering and preserving Gujarat’s culture and tradition. This is India’s and Pakistan’s official border. Rann Utsav includes lots of leisure and tourist sights, but here are some of the most popular attractions the temple town is situated near the village of Dhordo, with nearly 400 AC and Non-AC tents where visitors from a vast area will be accommodated.
What are the places you can visit on the Rann Utsav in Kutch Tour?
Rann of Kutch can be visited during Rann Utsav, one of which is a full tour of the Rann of Kutch region. There are several attractions that you can visit on your Kutch tour around the white desert region.
Check out these places to visit below:
- Kutch Museum
2. Mandvi Beach
3. Swaminarayan Temple
4. Black Mountain
5. Vijay Vilas Palace
6. Crafts village in Kutch region
What are the recreational and cultural activities offered in Rann Utsav 2019-20?
1 Camel Cart Rides
2. Yoga & Meditation Centre
3. Spa Centre
4. Shopping Handicraft items, Bandhni sarees, and other traditional items
5. Tasting the delicious local cuisine
6. Live Music Concerts
7. Adventurous activities like biking and parasailing
8. Kids Zone Area (If you are with kids)
9. Gaming Zone
10. Special folk dance shows like Garba and Dandiya Raas
11. Camel rides
What special festive activities will be held during the Rann Utsav 2019-20?
31st Dec 2019: New Year Celebration (A Gujarati traditional celebration of New Year’s)
14th Jan 2020: Kite Flying Festival on Makkar Sankranti
26th Jan 2020: Special Republic Day celebration
14th Feb: Special Gala Dinner on Valentine’s Day on the White Desert.
How to get to Rann Utsav from Kutch?
The nearest airport you can fly to is the Airport of Bhuj, 86 km from the village of Dhordo, which is the venue of the White Desert Festive, in order to reach Rann of Kutch 2019. Bhuj is the closest railway station connected with several of India’s main cities if you want to fly by train. It is even possible to book low-cost flights to Bhuj, followed by rail to Ahmedabad for 2 hours.
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The Kutch Express to Gandhi Dham is another route from Mumbai for travelers. Gandhi’s Dham is 135 kilometers away. A 3-4 hour drive to the tent city, as you go along the beautiful landscape, is also a fantastic experience. If you want to take a bus to Dhordo, many of Gujarat’s cities can be reached by public bus.
- Remember to book your accommodation for a minimum of 45 days in advance.
- Pack enough woolens, because both day and night the temperature is chilled.
- You need a government pass to enter Kutch (because of its proximity to the Indian-Pakistan border).
- Through developing your original card (Aadhar Card and Pan cards for Indian tourists and a valid passport for foreign visitors) you can get your passes from the Bhirandiriya check post You can get your tickets. We recommend that you always bring I-cards.
- Go to a sunset view on Mandvi Beach when you have time.
We hope you’re ready for the White Desert Festival for a memorable trip to Rann of Kutch. You can write it in the comment section below if you have any queries. We are glad to assist you.