Witness the colors of Gujarat at Kutch Rann Utsav 2023-2024

After celebrations of Diwali in 2023, you can continue to enjoy the festive spirit during this year’s Kutch Rann Utsav in Gujarat which will be held from November 2023 until 25 February 2024. The festival’s unique nature will allow its visitors to experience Gujarat’s best religious and cultural elements. Folk dance, handicrafts exploring, and stargazing along with the camel trek across the salty white expanse will be the highlights of Rann Utsav 2023 – 2024.

Quick Glimpse of Rann of Kutch and Rann Utsav

In Gujarat, the Great Rann of Kutch – the most beautiful salt desert stretching thousands of miles is a natural beauty in and of itself. The area is said to be greater than the area of more than 30 nations It changes its appearance as the seasons change and is a muddy mess during monsoons and sparkling white in the winter and summer months.

But, this huge salt desert also known as the venue for Kutch Rann Utsav is organized each year at Dhordo village. This festival provides an insight into the traditional traditions of Gujarat. The festival has something in the pipeline for all ages, whether it’s fantastic folk dances, camping in a desert during a beautiful moonlit night, or catching live music shows.

History of the Rann Utsav

It is the Rann Utsav Festival, which was first held in 2006, was the idea of the Honourable the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi. The concept behind it was to give Gujarat a state of Gujarat with its own identity on the global tourism map, which would draw visitors and provide them with something interesting to discuss. In addition to increasing foreign tourist visits to Gujarat, the aim of the event was to show the rich culture and traditions that are unique to Gujarat all over the globe. Rann Utsav is celebrated with numerous events that showcase the rich tradition of the region.

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Rann Utsav Festival Date And Venue

Kutch district located in Gujarat is famous for Rann Utsav each year, and in 2023 and 2024 too! Check out the dates, locations, and the length of time this vibrant festival energizes visitors:

Rann Utsav Festival Date 2023 – 2024.

Every year, in conjunction with the Tourism Department of Gujarat, Ran Mahotsav celebrates winter bliss. The climate is cool and moonlight is highest when the excitement in Rann Utsav is announced. It is expected that the Rann Utsav Festival date for this year will be 26th October 2023 until 20th February 2024.

Venue of Rann Utsav 2023 – 2024

It is believed that the Rann Utsav Tent City is the principal venue to enjoy celebrations of the Rann Utsav celebration, but the vastness of the celebration of this festival can be observed in Bhuj first before the entire Kutch district gets glitz. In the tented town, the authorities set up permanent ac and non-ac camping tents for tourists in the small village known as ‘Dhordo.’

Duration for Rann Mohatsav 2023 – 2024

It is 111 days between the beginning and the end of Rann Mahotsav 2023-2024.

Things to Do in Kutch Utsav 2023 – 2024 | Activities at Rann of Kutch Festival

The Kutch Rann Utsav provides visitors with a broad variety of activities to pick from, ensuring they don’t just have fun however, they will enjoy every second of their time. From sampling local cuisines to shopping, to stargazing and engaging in adventurous sports You can be certain that every minute of your time there will be memorable and exciting.

Talk to the moon
In the light of the moon, the white desert appears strange. It’s the perfect time to leave your tent to have an encounter with moonlight.

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Watch the spectacle of culture displayed
The Rann Utsav Gujarat is a magnet for exceptional folk musicians from across the nation. They delight the guests at the Festival with a stunning performance. It’s indeed a pleasure to be able to watch them perform.

Explore the city followed by some adventure
In addition, there are great sightseeing options. In addition to stargazing, you can enjoy an excursion on a camel through the desert, take an individual ride through the desert with the back of a DPV (desert patrol car) or enjoy the thrilling views of the event from the sky via para-motoring. You can also take the thrill of a balloon ride and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Take a look at the gorgeous Mandvi Beach
Go for a walk on the tranquil Mandvi Beach, or enjoy the ride of a camel on it! Whatever you choose it’s a great experience.

Take home lovely souvenirs
Shop in the Rann Utsav Fest is a wonderful experience and provides many options. From exotic handmade items such as exquisite silverware, stunning Kutch embroidery, and exquisitely crafted ornaments, there are lots to look for.

Ride the Camel Safari on White Salts
A safari with a camel on the salty white expanse at sunset is among the most enjoyable activities to take part in during the Rann of Kutch Festival. This will give you the opportunity to observe those orange-colored flakes from the sun shining on the clear white salts, making the salts golden to enjoy.

Go for Neighbouring Village Hopping Tours
The Kutchis are known for overwhelming travelers with their warm welcome. What more enjoyable way of experiencing their top high-end hospitality than by taking the village tours? Go to villages like Dhordo, Hodko, Bhirandiara, and Dhrobana.

Nosh on Kutch Cuisine
There are a lot of stalls lined up for the Kutch Mahotsav each year, so this year’s will be no different! Food that tastes delicious is made of desi ghee, tastes Bajra Roti, items made from milk, since they are the main food items of Kutch Mahotsav.

Allow Your Dopamine to Release Naturally
How do you say that? Feel the good hormones at their peak when you participate in the many adventure activities offered during The Rann of the Kutch Mahotsav from 2023 to 2024 like archery, ATV ride table tennis paintball, pool, rappelling, and even hot air ballooning as well as a huge pendulum are just the latest addition to attract guests. In addition, indoor games such as the camel and chess will bowl you!

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What facilities are available for this festival?

At the event, guests will be provided with a variety of facilities. While some of them are intended for entertainment while others provide the highest level of relaxation and comfort for those who attend. The facilities during the event include…

  • Club House
  • Spa
  • Conference & Meditation Hall
  • Cafeteria
  • Golf Cart
  • Kids Zone
  • Facilities for accommodation during the festival

The Rann Utsav in Gujarat, the accommodations facilities will ensure guests that their stay guests is a pleasant and memorable experience. The diverse accommodation options vary between Premium Tents, Deluxe AC tents, and Non-AC Tents. Each of these options has common amenities like front porches, bathrooms with attached facilities, and wood flooring. The Deluxe and Premium Tents however are equipped with amenities such as AC and have a larger living area.

How do I reach Kutch Rann Utsav?

  • by Road, The journey to Bhuj to Dhordo is about 1hr27mts. Bhuj is easily connected to the main cities in India.
  • Through Rail, The closest rail station for Dhordo can be found at Bhuj Railway Station, which is situated at 1hr16mts.
  • by air, the most convenient airport closest to Dhordo is Bhuj Airport, which is within 1hr14mts of the city.

Staying Options At Kutch Mahotsav 2023 – 2024: Best Places to Stay

The accommodation options available for Kutch Mahotsav 2023-2024 are the same as in the previous years. The visitors won’t find any resorts or hotels at Rann in Kutch. However, the most ideal accommodations in Rann Utsav are the tents that are modern, stylish, and fitted with the latest amenities.

The tents will be put within Dhordo Village. Dhordo Village is located at the end of the white salt desert where visitors can park their vehicles and stroll around to get to the celebration ground which is approximately 7 km (approx.). The city that is tented, Dhordo, is supposed to be able to hold up to 350 tents, to accommodate tourists. It is possible to reside in Hodka Village also.

Tips For Visiting The Rann Of Kutch

  • 3 nights and four days is the ideal opportunity to see the entire Kutch
  • Because Rann of Kutch shares its borders with Pakistan permission is needed for every
  • You can get a permit at Bhirandiyara village checkpoint located about 55km from Bhuj at Rs 100 (approx.) per person
  • Permit cost is non-existent for children younger than
  • Four-wheeler and two-wheeler permits are also required.
  • The applicant can apply for an online permit online.
  • It is recommended to withdraw money from the Bhuj before you leave for Kutch
  • Mobile connectivity may be a concern for you because its location is strategically located near the Pakistan border.
  • Pick a tented lodging that complies with COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Be mindful of your safety and hygiene by maintaining a social distance
    Make your reservations ahead of time to avoid unpleasant surprises
  • Always wear protective gear and a mask for the face
  • The need to stock woolen clothing during Rann Utsav is an absolute must because it falls during winter (November-February)
  • Include a First Aid Kit with power banks to power your mobile devices