092 666 55 444
Rann Utsav - 2014-15

3 Days / 2 Nights
Bhuj - Rann
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Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights Language: Hindi  English  Gujarati 
Price: Call us: - 092 666 55 444 to speak to our tour planners
Email:info@mokshatourism.com, info@worldwildwonders.com
Best Time to Visit: Not set
Primary Activities: Camel Safari Camping Culture Tour Nature Walk Walking Tour Other Activities: Food Safari Photography
Nearest City: Bhuj Kutch Nearest Airport: Bhuj Airport ( Gujarat- BHJ )
Nearest Railway Station: Bhuj (Gujarat) ( Bhuj ) Activity Level: Basic
Traveler: Domestic International Transportation: Taxi Service is also available Book a Taxi: 095 83 83 83 83
Trip Code: Guj/Kut/adm/095 Wild Tour: Culture Tours Educational Festival
Wild Lives
Mammals Reptiles Birds

It’s a Carnival of Music, Dance, Enhance the nature beauty of White Rann / Dessert when the flash light of Full Moon spread it on the white land starts every year of December onwards at Kutch, Gujarat & marks this celebration till Holi. Lots of Tourist visit from different parts of the world just to feel the view of shimmering landscape that gives the enchanting moments of this Fest, which feels like as Heaven On Earth during Rann Utsav Festive Time specially on Full Moon night when moon light flash it on the White Dessert / Rann and it creates White Milky Color.

The name"Rann" comes from the Hindi word ran (रण) meaning "desert". The Hindi word is derived from Sanskrit/Vedic word iriṇa (इरिण) attested in the Rigveda and Mahabharata.

The Great Rann of Kutch, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world. Every year it organizes with the support of Gujarat Tourism with many activities like the Traditional Cultural Dance, Cultural Act shows, Camel Safari, Musical Moments, Live in Tents & many more activities. This Grand Tent city which is approx 350 Luxury Tents are well structured to the outskirts of City, Village which is named as "Dhordo" i.e 85 km from Bhuj City.

    Trip Highlights Activities (Optional): Bhuj - Rann.
    Guests opting for optional tour will miss complimentary tour to Gandhi Nu Gaam&Kala Dungar as scheduled below.

    10:00 AM                       Enjoy in-house activities.
    12:30PM                        Lunch at respective Dining Area
    02:30 PM                       Complimentary Tour to Kala Dungar [Black Hill]

    Kala Dungar is the highest point in Kutch. On the route visit to Handicraft Village “Gandhi Nu Gaam” Tea/Coffee shall be provided at Kala Dungar Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
    7:30 PM to 10:00 PM      Dinner at Respective Dining Area
    8:30 PM to 10:30 PM      Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.

    Complimentary sight-seeing places of interest in Bhuj  
    • Sri Swami Narayan Temple (Approx. Time 20 Minutes) Made in marble, intricate carvings adorn the pillars and ceiling of the most expensive temple built in the state of Gujarat recently.                  
    • Aina Maha(Approx. Time 30 Minutes) Aina Mahal is an 18th century palace in Bhuj, Gujarat, India. It is located next to the Prag Mahal. The walls of the Palace are of White Marble covered with mirrors separated by gilded ornaments with shades of Venetian glass. (Visit to Sri Swami Narayan Temple & Aina Mahal is subject to its schedule timing)  
    • Bhujodi [Handicraft Village & Craft Park](Approx. Time 40 Minutes) Hiralaxmi Craft Park... A vision to preserve, restore and promote the arts of Kutch and making them accessible to masses. Handicraft village where live artisans can be seenworking.

Day 1: Arrival At Bhuj- Tent City Dhordo (85 Kms - 1.45km)

10:00 AM  On wards
12:30 Onwards                    Welcome & Check – In
12:30PM                             Lunch at respective Dining Area
02:30 PM                            Enjoy in-house activities
04:00 PM                            Evening Tea/Coffee
05:00 PM                            Transfer to White Rann to witness the Grandeur of Sunset.
Mode of transfer can be through Camel Cart / Bus on first come first                                              basis. Guest will have to return by the same mode of transfer.
7:00 PM                               Return Transfer to Tent City Dhordo.
7:30 PM                               Dinner at respective Dining Area
8:30 PM                               Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.  

Day 2: Rann

06:00 AM to07:00 AM       MORNING TEA
07:30 AM                         Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:00AM to 08:00 PM       Optional Chargeable Tour (This may be booked along with package.

  • MandviBeach Tour: Kutch Mandvi is an important beach famous among travelers for peace and solitude. Mandvi has beautiful white sand, serene locales and enchanting sunset views. Dist. from Tent City is approx. 140 kms one way, which takes approx. 2.5 hr.                                              
  • Indo-Pak Border: Get the feel of how our BSF Jawans guard the border. Dist. From tent city is approx 160 kms. With a travel rime around 3 hrs. 

Day 3: Departure

06:00 AM to 07:00 AM      MORNING TEA
07:30 AM to 10:00 AM      Breakfast at Respective Dining Area
09:30 AM                         Check out from Tent City
09:30 AM to 10:30 AM      Departure to Bhuj with a complimentary sight-seeing places of interest in Bhuj.

    Trip Includes
    • Pickup from Bhuj [Railway Station / Airport] to Dhordo. [All transfers shall be in A.C. Coaches on S.I.C. basis]
    • Drop from Dhordo to Bhuj [Railway Station/Airport]
    • Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
    • 2 Night 3 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day, Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 2ndday and Morning Tea & Breakfast on 3rd day.
    • The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 3rd day.
    • 1 Night 2 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day and Morning Tea & Breakfast on 2nd day.
    • The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 2nd day.
    • Visit to White Rann on day 1 and Visit to Kala Dungar on day 2.
    • These tour cannot be interchanged.
    • Those guest who missed the visit as per scheduled package may be included on request on chargeable basis.
    • Accommodation in Tent is on twin sharing basis.
    • Two bottles of drinking water per day per tent.
    Trip Excludes
    • Shoes, Camera & Mobile Phone Locker Charges.
    • Video & Still Camera Charges.
    • To & Fro Train, Bus, Flight Ticket Fares.
    • Outside foods and drinking waters.
    • Child above 05 - 12 years 50% of the Cost sharing the same room with parents.
    Terms & Conditions
    • All rates are exclusive of applicable taxes and shall be charged as per prevailing rates.
    • Pick-up and drop-off are only from Bhuj Airport or Bhuj Railway Station by AC Coach.
    • The voucher issued in respect of the package for Rann utsav is to be furnished compulsory along with ID proof and 2 passport size photograph of each guest at reception counter at the time of checking.
    • In case of delayed in the arrival of Train or Flight, the guest will be transferred to Dhordo Tent City in next available transfer.
    • In case of late arrival at Tent City, guest will not be entitled for missed meals or other activities.
    • In case of early arrival at tent city, guest may be required to wait at waiting lounge till the availability of tent.
    • In particular, some of the Activities are potentially hazardous. White Rann Camping and Hospitality and its suppliers will use all their experience and, where necessary, the experience and assistance of local guides and other experts, in order to minimize the risk to you. Nevertheless, if you are participating in Activities that are potentially hazardous or against the Leader's recommendation you may be required to read, understand and sign an indemnity and waiver form in English before participating in those Activities.
    • Where we offer Activities provided by third parties, or issue you with a voucher entitling you to a ticket for an event, we act only as agent for the operator of the Activity concerned or the organisers of that event. The terms and conditions of the operator of the Activity or organiser of the event will apply to you and any refund will be subject to those terms and conditions. We will therefore have no responsibility for the acts or omissions (including negligence) of those operators or organisers or their servants or agents, or for any injury, damage or loss arising in connection with the provision of Activities by such operators or in connection with the event or its organisation.
    • To the maximum extent permitted by law, White Rann Camping and Hospitality accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, accident, sickness, injury or death that you or anyone else may suffer or incur arising out of the Activities and/or in connection with your contract with us and/or the operator of any Activities. You are advised to have comprehensive travel and health insurance. All personal effects are at your sole risk at all times during the Activity.
    • Amendment / Alteration Fee. An amendment / alteration fee @ 15% of the package per person per amendment will be applicable   for amendment made to any confirmed booking of Package prior to 60 days of scheduled arrival.  
      Transfer &sightseeing by AC vehicle on sharing basis as per the itinerary. Please note that the cooling of AC will be maintained as per the temperature comfortable to one and all.
    • Any incidental, personal and other expenses and cost of items which are not specified / mentioned in the inclusions are to be borne by the guest.
    • Management is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings of the guest. Guest are requested to take care of their belongings.
    • The vehicles used for transfers shall not be at sole disposal of guest.
    • This is an indicative itinerary & subject to change depending upon circumstances at the sole discretion of management.
    • In case of late/early transfers for check-out, guest will have to inform while check in at reception counter for arrangement of vehicle and it will be on chargeable basis.
    • The timing of transfers to and fro WhiteRann and/or Kaladungar may vary according to the sunset timing & climatic conditions Distance from Tent City to White Rann is approx. 6 Kms.
    • It takes approx. 40 mins by Camel Cart. Guest are requested to come early to catch Camel Cart so as to reach before sunset.
    • All tents are Strictly Non – Smoking as per Government Rules.
    • Guest have to follow the House Rules and applicable law of the land.

    Discount to be offered will be: 15% for senior citizens (60 years and above)
    Cancellation & Refund Policy:
    • 25% charges, if cancelled before 45 days scheduled arrival.
    • 50% charges, if cancelled before 30 days (but less than 45 days) scheduled arrival.
    • 100% charges, if cancelled less than 20 days prior to scheduled arrival.
    • Changes in dates, or guest names would be treated as Cancellation.
    Note: Organizer reserves all rights to make any changes without prior notice.  
    Kindly give us your suitable dates to travel as soon as possible as limited tents are available because of heavy booking flow. Tent Booking will be Subject to Availability. If you have any query please feel free to contact us.
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