Noted for its awe-inspiring silvery landscapes, Rann of Kutch - India’s largest salt marsh sprawled over an area of 7,500 sq km - annually plays host to the glorious Rann Utsav.A vibrant display of culture, cuisine, art, craft, music and dance, the festival puts forward the best face of Gujarat. Through October to February, the striking white desert of Kutch brims with colour and culture, transporting visitors to a world of merriment.
Upon arrival in Bhuj, you will be welcomed by GeTS Holidays representative who will help you with your transfer to Dhordo, the tent city for the Rann Utsav. Check into your pre-booked tent and relax. Spend rest of the time at leisure. Kutch is far-famed for its beautiful handicrafts including include terracotta, patchwork and embroidered items. You can enjoy shopping for some amazingly crafted handicrafts. In the evening, have tea and snacks. After dinner, get ready for some cultural programs held within the camping site.
Start your morning with a great breakfast. Then, set-out and explore the beauty of Kutch during the Rann Utsav. The Rann Utsav is the time when the white desert recedes and turns into nature’s masterpiece. The three-month-long festival celebrates the uniqueness of the world’s largest salt desert that transforms into a surreal landscape under moonlight. From folk dance performances to scrumptious Gujarati cuisine, camel safaris to folk dramas, the Rann Utsav is a one-of-its-kind extravaganza. Also kept on display is the magnificent Kutch art and craft like rogan art, rabari embroidery, and the mirror work fabrics. Moreover, for adventure lovers there are activities like Para Motoring, hot air balloon ride, ATV ride, and Rifle Shooting. You can even enjoy a short trip to the Indo-Pak Border. Later, in the evening enjoy some local folk dance performances.
Have breakfast in the morning and then check-out for Mandvi. Upon arrival in Mandvi, check into your pre-booked hotel and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Today after breakfast depart for local sightseeing of Mandvi. Visit the famous points of interest like the Vijay Vilas Palace – a famous palace built in Rajputana architectural style. Also visit the Navjivan Nature Cure Centre, Mazar-e-Noorani, and the oldest ship building yard. Later, get back to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
After breakfast depart for Bhuj; in time transfer to Airport / Railway Station to board flight / train for your journey to your next destination.
|Duration||:||4 Nights / 5 Days|
|Starting price||:||625 Per Person|
|Route||:||Bhuj - Dhordo - Mandvi - Bhuj|