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Things To Do in Kutch Rann Utsav 2023-24

The festival(Rann Utsav) of the year begins on the 10th of November 2023 and lasts till the 25th of February 2024 so get ready to witness the magic and filling of Rann Utsav, the Most awaited festival. Here is the complete guide for things to do in Kutch Rann Utsav.

Gujarat is Blessed with the great White Rann, the land surface covered with marsh salt in the Thar Desert.

It is one of the largest salt deserts in the world. You know people from throughout India and worldwide come to witness the magical moments of carnival and white Rann of Kutch.

People who have visited this carnival have appreciated it beyond words. One of the most thrilling experiences I had viewed of the full moon night in the White Desert and only I can imagine how magical it was.

The saltiest white marshland and the shower of the moonlight. You cannot have this best beautiful, magical, peaceful and natural environment anywhere else… It is the night that most of us imagine enjoying.

Things To Do in Kutch Rann Utsav

Full Moon View

Full moon at Rann Utsav is an unexplainable view. A large number of tourists visit especially on Purnima (full moon day). The salt desert turns into a magical place with its soft and silver glow. You can experience it once in your life.

Full Moon in Rann Utsav

Sightseeing

The vast salt desert is one of Kutch’s most iconic and unique attractions, especially during rann utsav. Visit traditional villages and don’t skip Kala Dungar for an amazing view and the beauty of Great White Rann.

Kutch Sightseeing

Photography

Kutch Rann Utsav is the best place for photography where you can take amazing photos of sunset, full moon dessert, traditional performances and beautiful crafts. Frame the endless salt flats for truly unique and capturing shots.

Photography at Rann Utsav

Camel Ride

Don’t miss a chance to go on the camel ride during the Rann Utsav festival. It is a fun experience where you can enjoy the unique scenery while sitting on the back of a camel. Must try activity in Rann Utsav.

Camel Ride in Kutch

Watch Tower

Rann Utsav festival features watchtowers that provide you with a spectacular view of white Raan. From this tower, you will see endless white salt desserts and capture beautiful sunrise and sunset.

Kutch Watch Tower

Shopping

You can explore the market in Rann of Kutch filled with local handicrafts, textiles(Kutchi clothing and vibrant Bandhani Fabrics), jewellery (silver items), traditional items and much more. This is the option to support local artists and make your house traditional items.

Shopping at Rann Utsav

Live Music & Cultural Event

Rann Utsav also offers traditional folk music and dance performances showing their local culture. It is the way to experience the energetic and rich tradition of the region.

Kutch Live Music & Cultural Event

Local Kutch Food

Taste Kutch local food and traditional Gujarati dishes famous for the mouth-watering food served with love. Most of the food is made with desi ghee, others with milk products and don’t skip eating Bajra ki roti.

Kutch Local Food

Adventure Activities At Rann Utsav

Kids Zone

kids have fun activities to do here and a chance to make new friends, thus allowing them to learn new things while having fun.

Kids Zone in Kutch Rann Utsav
Kutch Kids Zone

Skyzilla Adventure Tower

Brings you exciting aerial sports from a height of 60 feet extreme activities like the Zipline tower, sky fall, Pendulum swing, Rock climbing and rappelling make your adrenaline race.

Kutch Rock Climbing
Kutch Zipline Tower
Pendulum Swing at Kutch Rann Utsav

Para Motoring

Also known as powered paragliding this is one of the most popular activities here. One can enjoy sailing over the vast white desert expanse and view the festival. High in the sky, high on adventure and high on thrills!

Kutch Para Motoring
Para Motoring in Kutch

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)

Ride the dunes of the white desert with the wind blowing in your face and excitement peaking.

All-Terrain Vehicle in Kutch
ATV at Raan Utsav

Trekking

Trek to Kalo Dungar Hill on your own or take a guide. One can climb to the Dattatreya temple on the top of the hill.

Kutch Trekking
Trekking at Kutch

Archery and Rifle Shooting

Ever wished yourself a marksman? Here’s the time to find out. Impress your friends by hitting Bull’s eye!

Archery in Kutch Rann Utsav
Rifle Shooting in Kutch

Flamingo Watching

The state bird of Gujarat, flamingos are migratory birds that come to Kutch all the way from Siberia in eastern Russia in winter. Seeing them hunt fish is a bird watcher’s delight.

Flamingo Bird near Rann Utsav
Flamingo in Kutch

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Stargazing

Sitting under the sky and gazing at the stars! This experience is totally different in the desert. A relaxing activity and a perfect way to end your day.

kutch Stargazing
Stargazing Kutch

Bungee Run Basketball

A great treat for children and a must-do activity. In this game a person is tied to rope when he jumps in the air to do the basket, resulting in a thrilling experience.

Bungee Run Basketball in Kutch
Kutch Bungee Run Basketball

Trike

Explore the Tent City on a three-wheeled scooter known as a Trike. Explore the Rann tent festival by taking a ride.

Kutch Trike
Trike at Kutch

Pool & Chess

For the less adventurous, pool and chess with family and friends at the clubhouse.

Pool in Kutch Rann Utsav
Chess in Kutch Rann Utsav

How To Reach Kutch Rann Utsav?

By RoadThere are many GSRTC buses and private buses available from major cities of Gujarat including Ahmedabad and Rajkot. You can also hire personal taxi or drive by yourself (taking National Highway 8A to reach Kutch).
By RailThere are many GSRTC buses and private buses available from major cities of Gujarat including Ahmedabad and Rajkot. You can also hire a personal taxi or drive by yourself (taking National Highway 8A to reach Kutch).
By AirKutch Airport is the nearest airport and is connected to most of the cities, states and countries.

FAQs

1. What is special about Rann of Kutch?

Rann of Kutch is famous for its white salty dessert sand and for the Rann Utsav festival which is held every year from November till February.

2. How much time is required for the Rann Utsav Festival?

As it is a four-month festival you can visit anytime and you can choose the number of days according to your comfort and convenience.

3. Is Kutch Rann Utsav Worth visiting?

Yes, Kutch Rann is one of the best places to visit in Gujarat and don’t skip the Rann Utsav Tent festival will make your trip memorable.

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