The largest district of India having more than 2 million population is the Kutch district in the state of Gujarat. The district is largely inhabited by Kutchi people and the language which is spoken there is also Kutchi. The word Kutch means, a place which gets wet and dry unknowingly. Most part of this district is known as Rann of Kutch because the place is a wetland and is quite shallow. It submerges in water in the rainy season and stays dry for the rest of the seasons. The beauty of the place in in the white sands that comes up after the place gets dry and it look like snow covered land. The district is surrounded by Gulf od Kutch and also the Arabian sea on two sides.
The strange fact is that there are 97 rivers in the district which flows into the Arabian Sea and there are numerous dams which makes it a beautiful district. The district is a tourist and thousands of people visit here to see Rann of Kutch and other amazing things.
Great Rann of Kutch: Want to see a wonder of sand and salt? Yes, a result of a perfect blend between Arabian Sea and Thar Desert which makes it attractive for the eyes. It is a splendid beauty which looks thousand times more ravishing at full moon nights when the desert shines like a diamond and salt increases the glow. Read more…
Kutch Museum: The oldest museum in the state of Gujarat has a lot to be proud of. It has an ancient collection of coins and Kutchi script which is hardly found anywhere in India. People will find amazing tribal artifacts along with many other tradition paintings, arms, instruments and more.
Dholavira: When we talk about excavations, Dholavira is the largest significant one in the Kutch which is a reminder of the most developed civilization every known as Indus Valley Civilization and it dates back to almost 4500 years ago. It is a must-see place in and around Kutch district.
Enjoy the amazing once in a year and Kutch’s favorite festival, the Rann Utsav under the moon in the white sand. How amazing would be that?
Go to the highest point of Kutch and explore the beauty of entire district from the top.
Rann Utsav: If you have heard of White Desert, you must also know about the great grand event that takes place amidst that White desert of India in full Gujarati Style. Rann of Kutch is one of the most beautiful places in India. Read more...
Tarnetar Mela: The amazing fair is mainly to find your partner but that does not mean it has less entertainment for you in anyway. The fair showcases the folk arts of the state and there is a lot of entertainment through performances, dance and music that one shouldn’t miss out for sure. Read more...
Well, without a doubt winters are the best time to visit Kutch for various reasons. First of all, the winter nights with full moon and the white sand beneath makes it heavenly. Also, the grant and extremely popular Rann Utsav starts at the same time. So, prefer going in the months of November to February to see the best of the place.
Bhuj is the nearest big city to Kutch and thus people can easily reach here by road, rail or air and then commute to Kutch desert via any local transport or taxis. Bhuj is around 80 kms from there and is the nearest airport and railway station which is well-connected to all major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore etc.
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