RannUtsav is one of the best attractive festivals in Kutch, Gujarat, India where a huge number of tourists go every year. It involves great displays of music, dance and natural beauty of White Rann. You should definitely visit the festival at least once.
If you are from Ahmedabad, there are many options available for you for travelling to the RannUtsav. These include transport like taxis, bus, flights and self-drive. While the options are plenty, you should choose the one that fits in your budget. Besides that, your preferences can also be a factor in the selection of the mode of transport.
How To Reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad
Here are the ways in which you can reach RannUtsav from Ahmedabad:
This is the fastest way you can reach RannUtsav from Ahmedabad. The journey will take over 7 hours. However, since you will have to drive via NH947, you might be delayed due to tolls. The distance of the journey is upwards of 400 kilometres. Consequently, the fuel costs are expected to be between ₹3,000 to ₹4,500. Regardless, if you are comfortable driving for this long, this is the most suitable way to reach RannUtsav.
If you wish to travel in your private vehicle but do not want to drive yourself, hiring a taxi is the option for you. It will, however, cost more as compared to the same journey by road if you drive yourself. The time taken for the journey will be the same as the previous option. But, the costs are expected to be over ₹7,000 for a one-way journey. In this case, you will have to contact taxi services near you yourself and negotiate prices if you wish to.
buses do not drop you directly to RannUtsav. Therefore, you will have to take a taxi after the bus reaches its destination, which is Bhuj, from Ahmedabad. Buses depart from Ahmedabad to Bhujevery hour and take about 8 hours to reach their destination. So, you will not have a problem finding one for yourself. The price is expected to be between a range of ₹550 to ₹800 for the bus. After de-boarding at Bhuj, you will have to take a taxi to RannUtsav, which will cost you around ₹1,000. Taxis generally take over an hour to reach RannUtsav from Bhuj. So, the total cost in this option is expected to be from ₹1,550 to ₹1,800 and the time taken would be over 9 hours. This is the cheapest option to travel to RannUtsav from Ahmedabad.
In this option, you will have to take a flight from Ahmedabad to Kandla which would cost between ₹5,500 to ₹27,000, depending on the type of flight seats you purchase. The flight duration is a little over 4 hours. After landing in Kandla, RannUtsav will be about 2 hours away for which taxis are available abundantly. Taxis running from Kandla airport to RannUtsav cost ₹1,600-₹2,000 and take about 2 hours to reach the destination. This is, obviously, the most expensive option of all to reach RannUtsav from Ahmedabad.