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Rann of Kutch is no less than a magical place to visit mainly because of the surreal landscapes which one can witness here. Being a perfect blend between the Arabian Sea and the Thar Desert makes it even more attractive not just to the eyes but the soul itself. 

And if you really want to see the magic unfurling before yourself then you must visit here during the night time, as nothing touches the beauty of this enormous desert under the ravishing full moon sky, where the great Rann of Kutch can be experienced in its impeccable beauty. What essentially comes across as the cherry on the top of the cake are the programs held here during night time. 

Why You Should Visit Rann of Kutch 

Being a popular tourist destination of Gujarat, the great Rann of Kutch is a great place to know the existential magnificence of nature. Here, you can cherish your being in a variety of activities such as bird watching, enjoying the scrumptious delicacies and last but not the least, actively taking part in festivals like Rann Utsav. 

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Top attractions near Rann of Kutch

Kalo Dungar. Also known as the black hills, Kalo Dungar is the highest point of Kutch from where one can enjoy the spectacular views of nature. Due to its height, you feel that you are at some other part of the world which is completely opposite to the urban scenery. 

Mandvi Beach. It is quite a pristine seashore where you can hope to find some alone time for yourself. This beach, unlike many beaches in India, is very clean and the smooth fine sand of the beach somewhat feels inviting. Playing volleyball and indulging in other similar fun activities will simply cheer you up.  

Kutch Museum. Founded in the year 1877 by Maharao Khengarji, this place has the largest collection of the Kashtarapa inscriptions placed here for the tourists and locals. Along with this, you can also find some really cool artefacts, folk arts and crafts collection with loads of historical data. For any history buff, this is a good opportunity to learn about the culture of the past. 

Things to do in and Around Rann of Kutch

Visit Dholavira. One of the most remarkable places in Gujarat is the ancient ruins of Dholavira which were the part of the great Indus Valley Civilization. Indus Valley Civilization has been widely considered as one of the highly developed civilizations tracing its roots back to around 4,500 years. 

Visit Kutch Bustard Sanctuary.  Known as the Lala Prajan Sanctuary, the primary motive of this place is the conservation of the Great Indian Bustard bird. It is truly a delight to witness and experience the fauna and flora of this place.  

Best time to visit Rann of Kutch

The best time to visit Gujarat or Rann of Kutch is during winters for two reasons. One that winters are extremely pleasing, and weather is beautiful as compared to that of summers. Secondly, the most popular festival Rann Utsav starts in November and continues till February which is the best time for sure.

Food and Clothing of Gujarat

Home to numerous architectural marvels and adorable traditions, Gujarat is a culturally very rich place to explore. It has a very enchanting vibe when it comes to its food. Apparently, this region offers a wide scope of options to the people for devouring and relishing in the great taste of food like Dhokra, Khakra, Thepla, Mathiya and Khandvi and so many others. Talking about the clothing, the men here like to wear Chorn, Kediyu, Dhoti and Kurta. On the other hand, the women here like to wear Chaniyo, Choli, Chunni and Saree. 

How to reach Rann of Kutch

By Air. The nearest airport is in Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad airport has good connectivity with other Indian cities like Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, etc. After you deboard the flight, you will need to cover a distance of around 350 km and for this, you can take a cab. 

By Road. You can easily travel to Bhuj Gujarat via road. From major cities like Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Chandigarh you will have to cover a distance of around 1,118 km, 987 km, 859 km, 1,352 km to reach this place. 

By Train.  Bhuj has its own railway station. You can easily get a train to Bhuj from major Indian cities like Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Lucknow and many others. Goa Sampark Kranti Express, Mumbai Central Rajdhani Express, New Delhi Rajdhani Express are some good options to consider. 

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