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There is a saying about Kutch which goes like “Kutch nahi dekha to kuch nahi dekha”. Kutch, in Gujarat, is one of the most preferred tourist destinations along with being a significant historical place and the world famous Rann Utsav.
The Rann Utsav Celebration
Maha Rann Utsav is organized by Gujarat tourism every year in Dhordo village in Kutch. A cornucopia of design, profusion of culture, overabundance of music and dance reverberate through the vast stretches of the white sand desert that is known as the Great Rann of Kutch during Rann Utsav.
During the full moons, the entire Kutchh region in the winter brims with festivities that mirror the diverse self and eclectic spirit of this land.
Rann Utsav is an annually organized festival where you could get a peek into the very soul and spirit of the culture of Gujarat. Be it the Gujarati folk dance, camel safari across the vast stretches of white salt desert, tents stay and live musical performances, everything is set in the romantic and surreal vibes of moonlit landscape.
The mosaic of cultural performances and tent stays truly embodies the true spirit and identity of the region. Rann utsav starts every year in the month of November at the Great Rann of Kutch in Gujarat and the festivities goes on till the arrival of the harvest festival Holi.
Where is the Great Rann of Kutch
The Great Rann of Kutch lies north to the Tropic of Cancer, at the top of the Kutch district. The nearest city to approach this white sand desert is Bhuj. 86 kilometers away from the town is Dhordo which is being developed as the Gateway to the Rann by the Government of Gujarat.
When is Rann Utsav Held?
Runn Utsav Dates 2017:
01 Number 2017 to 20 February 2018
Where is Rann Utsav Held?
The celebratory festival begins in the Bhuj city and goes around the district with a grand finale again being held at the preliminary destination.
Where to Stay for Rann Utsav>?
During the Rann Mahotsav, loads of luxury tents are set up at Dhordo for visitors which are accompanied by numerous food and handicraft stalls that truly showcase the culture and cuisine of the region.
If you are looking for Rann Utsav 2017 packages, you could stay in one of the tents set amidst the vast expanse of arid desert which glisten bright on moonlit nights. Generally, the packages for Rann Utsav include sightseeing trips to surrounding attractions like Dholavira, Narayan Saroval, Bhuj and Mandavi.
Lots of regional flavors are added in this grand Festival including music concert, crafts, folk dance and lots of handicrafts items and hastkala. Visit the state of Gujarat during the Rann Utsav to experience the time of your life!
Rann Utsav offers the visitors a unique manifestation of diverse cultural ethos of Gujarat. The festival is popular for its celebration zeal and ethnic touch. The festival presents a special opportunity to the tourists to view the creativity of the craftsmen, diverse range of folk dance and music, intermingling depiction of communities and culture and an immense range of ecology.