The destination where you are one with your thoughts with no one else as far as the eye can see.
Wedged between the arabian sea and the boundless thar desert, rann of kutch is mesmerizing symphony of salt and sand. Rann Utsav – This white symphony reaches its crescendo on a full moon night. What makes kutch even more surreal is that during the monsoon, it gets submerged in the water.
For the remaining eight months of the year, it’s a gigantic stretch of white salt lending it the look of white desert. The breathtaking landscape of crystalline salt that glitters like celestial dust in the moonlight. This phenomenal nature wonder is the most appealing part of the kutch festival.
Consider going here early to catch the sunrise for an uninterrupted and surreal experience you can take the time to run of the vast Runn and click countless photos. The white desert gave me the most beautiful sunrise i have ever experienced. It is known to look best at full moon nights.a full moon night visit to this unique place and a visit to witness the sunrise. The rann looks different on all three visits. Viewing Salt crystals shining on a full moon night is a memorable experience.
During full moon nights cultural programs celebrating gujarat’s rich culture and traditions are usually held at dhordo. A moon light camel safari is the rann of a kutch is one of the must to do things.
When winter arrives, the great flamingos arrive at the great rann of kutch all the way from Siberia for breeding lending the white desert a pinkish hue. Many other migratory bird species such as the bustards, blue tailed bee eater, cernuous vulture and demoiselle cranes also arrive here in large number.
“Kala Dungar – “Black Hill” is the highest point in the rann of kutch, approached up a narrow, tortuous and quite roughly-surfaced road. On top of the hill is a temple dedicated to the 3-headed god, dattratreya, an amalgam of shiva, vishnu and rama.
It is a place of pilgrimage.A path and steps, with tatues of indian birds and animals and descriptive notices, leads down to a couple of viewpoints, at 458 metres above the rann. The views across the salt flats towards the gulf of kutch are beautiful, though partly obscured by heat haze.Rann of kutch is located close to the indo – pak border therefore all tourists require prior written permission from the dsp’s office in bhuj before traveling there.
Winter is the time when the month-long rann utsav is held. To experience the kutch at its most colourful and vibrant, rannuutsav is the time to visit this destination in gujarat.It is a cornucopia of music, dance and myriad colours & culture of the state. A three day annual razzmatazz, the white desert comes alive with music, dance, live tents, camel safari, arts & crafts on display and cultural performances during the rannuUtsav.The festival is a great way to end the year with a bang.
The official dates for Rann Utsav have been announced check out this link – https://www.rannutsav.com/blog/official-date-announced-of-rann-utsav-2023-2024/