If you want to experience something amazing under the shimmering starlit sky and the glowing moon then RannUtsav is the kind of event which you must look forward to.
Yes, a great section of travellers eagerly awaits the onset of this fest which is particularly known for showcasing the rich and cultural heritage of Kutch.
It won’t be wrong to say that this festival is indeed an awesome concoction of music, dance and fun! Here you get to explore and experience the time passing by like sand in your hands.
You would be glad that you made a decision to come here and experience something so majestic. Atleast, this was a thought which I had in my mind when I first experienced this festival last year. Believe me, this is the kind of fest which you can explore with your pals and family alike.
You can indulge your senses in plenty of things here such as cultural music events, Paramotoring, meditation and above all enjoying Gujarati culture.
Kutch is perhaps one of the most ecologically abundant landforms in India. The sheer delight of experiencing this kaleidoscopic place is simply magnificent. It feels as if the place pops out as coming together on a symphony of music, dance and joy.
And it is not just famous among the locals and tourists alike but many of the high profile dignitaries such as the Chief Minister and people commanding similar aura also come to visit, discover and live this fest amid the magical white salts of the vast desert.
And more or less 1,50,000 people are expected to enjoy this festival from and the nearby regions of Kutch alone this year itself. And the previous year as well I think there would have been the same number of people.
The tagline “Banao Apni Rann Ki Nayi Aur Umaang Se Bhari Kahaniyan” suits quite well with this intriguing fest. During this festival, a whole grand tent city of approximate 400 tents is set up. This consists of both the air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned tents. All of these arrangements are done on the very outskirts of the bordering village known as Dhorado. A great number of tours like Diu tour, Saurashtra tour, Somnath tour etc are organized for the people.
Furthermore, there is just so much to do and so much to indulge your senses when it comes to Rann Utsav. The couples generally go on a date under the shimmering moon along with spending real quality time in the nearby villages such as Khadva, Bhirandiyra.
Apart from celebrating the music, you can also go shopping for exclusive handicrafts, leather articles and intriguing silverware and Kutch embroidery. The combination of all this makes Rann Utsav a truly enchanting festival.
It has been rightly said that the Rann Utsav is an intriguing amalgam of cultural ethos. Some of the activities and performances are inclusive of folk dances, a showcase of handicrafts, star gazing along with many other adventures.
By Air - The nearest airport is located in Bhuj and is named as the Bhuj airport. From there, you would need to get a cab or some other means of transportation to reach your destination.
By Train - Kutch doesn’t have any railway station. The nearest railway station is located in Bhuj. And then from there, a person would need to avail some means of transportation to reach his or her destination like a cab.
By Road - The overall connectivity via road network is quite good. So, if you are planning to visit Kutch for participating in Rann Utsav then this it would be a convenient experience for you.
28 October 2019 - 23 February 2020
Rann of Kutch
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