Explore the amazing landscape that makes Gujarat the hotspot for travelers worldwide. This is the Rann of Kutch. Not only does it have rich cultures, but endless celebration of traditions fantastic and array of places. Rann Utsav – Moreover, it consists of the world’s largest salt desert, covering around 10,000 square kilometers.This vast arid expanse is located on the north of the Tropic of Cancer.
Bhuj is central Capital City of the Kutch and its hooks up treavelers to a range of civilizations and significant events in South Asian history. Kutch has a wide range of attractions for the tourists to see in the district that will surely add incredible experience of visiting Gujarat. The wonderful Maha Rannutsav is organised at Dhordo every year to promote tourism.
Exploring across the Kutch district is pleasurable as well as informative. Through it, you can gain great knowledge about the people existing in this corner of India.
Below are some tourist places in Kutch…
Wild Life Sanctuary: Located at the in the Little Rann Of Katch, this wild life sanctuary is home to the last remaining inhabits of Ghudkhar (Asiatic wild ass). There is also a large population, of the Indian Wolf, Desert Fox, Chinkara, Nilgai, Blackbuck, Golden Jackal and migratory bird’s particularly flamingoes.
Indo-Pak Border: There is also opportunity to get the feel of how the Indian BSF jawans guard the border.
Narayan Sarovar: This is the one of the five holy lakes mentioned in the holy book of Shrimad Bhagavat. Narayan words describe the name of Lord Vishnu. There are many pilgrim sites with temples like Laxminarayan, Shri Trikamraiji, Dwarkanath, Govardhannathji, Ranchodraiji, Adinarayan and Laxmiji.
Kalo Dungar (Black Hill): About 25 KMs North of Khavda, the Black Hills is the highest point in Kutch. When you arrive here, you can see the entire northern horizon vanishes into the Great Rann, the desert and sky becoming identical. This non-coastal destination makes feel you like being at the edge of the earth, on the edge of beyond your mind vastness.
Hodka Village: Meghwals who had migrated from Sindh in the 18th Century had developed this Hodka village. They reside in Bhungas that designed to hold out the extreme weather of KUTCH.
Dholavira: This ancient town is one of the most remarkable treasures of the Indus Valley Civilization or the Harappan Culture, about 5000 years old. It is located on the North West corner of the Khadir Island and covered by water in the monsoons.
Mandvi Beach: As one of the most stunning beaches of Gujarat. The Mandvi beach is situated at Mandvi, 75 km from Bhuj. It is the historic port town of Maharao of Kutch, and was an important seaport. This is famous for its pristine beach with crystal clear waters of the Arabian Sea.
Dhordo: Hosting site of Rannustav, Dhordo is the ideal tourist destination for the tourists who come to Kutch with the lure for white salt desert. Between December and February, the Runnutsav is organised at Dhordo; that time it becomes really crowded and slack its splendor to some level. Tourist can lodge in Tents at Dhordo during the festival time as an overnight stay closer to white desert.
Other Places: Anjar, Mundra Port, Gandhidham, Aaina Mahal, Bhujiyo Hill Fort,vijay Vilas Palace, Lakhpat, Kera, Khavda, etc.
As tourist, you can even experience the lifestyle, cultures and traditions of native when visiting the great landscape of Kutch. There are also numerous museums and temples surrounding area that are worth visiting and interesting fossil site.
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The official dates for Rann Utsav have been announced; please check out this link for more information – https://www.rannutsav.com/blog/official-date-announced-of-rann-utsav-2022-2023/