The Rann of Kutch is a salt marshy land in the Thar Desert in the Kutch district of western Gujarat. It lies between Gujarat in India and the Sindh province in Pakistan. It comprises of around 30,000 sq. km of land which includes The Great Rann of Kutch, The Little Rann of Kutch and Banni grassland.
The Rann of Kutch is famous for its white salty desert sand and is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world.‘Rann’ means desert in Hindi which in turn is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Irina’ which also means desert. The inhabitants of Kutch are called Kutchhi and have a language of their own with the same name. Most of the population in Rann of Kutch comprises of Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Sikhs.
Bhuj – Kutch – Mandvi – Ahmedabad
- Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal and Swaminarayan temple
- White Desert
- Kalo Dungar
- Vijay Vilas palace
- Mandvi – Scenic beach for water sports & Sunset
- Kankariya Lake
- Law Garden for Shopping
- Akshardham temple
- ISKON temple
- Sabarmati Ashram
Day 01: Ahmedabad – Bhuj (300km / 6hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Bhuj. On arrival visit places like Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal, Kutch Museum, Swami Narayan temple and Ramkund stepwell. Thereafter, head to Bhujiya for sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Bhuj – White Rann – Kalo Dungar – Hodka (120km / 4hrs)
Today after breakfast transfer to white Rann – The most beautiful land on the earth. Visit Indian Bridge, Dhordo village, Bhirandiyara village, Ludiya village and Khavda village. Later visit Kalo Dungar (Black Hill) and Dattatray Temple, which provides the view of the Great Rann & sunset. Evening return back to the resort. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 03: Hodka – Mandvi excursion – Bhuj Night
Early morning transfer to white Rann to witness the raw beauty of the Rann of Kutch. Thereafter, Breakfast at Resort and proceed to the coastal town Mandvi. Visit Vijay Villas Palace – summer retreat of the royal family. Balance day is free for Beach water sports activities and sunset. Later continue drive to Bhuj. Stay overnight at Bhuj.
Day 04: Bhuj – Ahmedabad drop
After delicious breakfast check out and drive to Ahmedabad. In the evening visiting Kankariya lake and then after enjoy shopping at Law Garden. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Ahmedabad Local Sightseeing
The day is to explore the Ahmedabad sightseeing visit places like ISKON temple, Sabarmati Ashram, Adalaj Stepwell and Akshardham temple. Later in the transfer to Airport or Railway station to head towards your home.
Rates (INR) Per Person Cost:
|No of Traveler||Deluxe||Premium|
|Extra Person (With Mattress)||3750||5000|
Hotel to be Used or Similar: –
|Bhuj||I Lark||Regenta Resort|
|Ahmedabad||Le Grande||Crown Plaza|
- Above rates are not valid during festive period (Diwali / Christmas / New year)
- 05% GST extra
- Gir Jungle Safari book directly on website: – girlion.gujarat.gov.in
- In case of change in tax structure new policy will be applicable.