Rann Utsav
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Rann Utsav Kutch



When: 01st Nov 2016 - 20th Feb 2017
Where: Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Organized by the Gujarat Tourism Department, Rann Utsav is a cultural extravaganza that takes place at various locations within Kutch in Gujarat, India. This Utsav or fair showcases traditional art forms of India. The fair celebrates the diversity and uniqueness of the Kutch district and highlights the cultural splendor of Gujarat.

Held annually during the full moon time in winters, the Rann Kutch Utsav features Kutch that is widely different with finely diffused spectrum of Indian traditional art forms. The Utsav includes cultural and folk dances, music, craftsmanship, carnival processions, pageantry and an encapsulation of the true spirit and zeal of Kutch inhabitants.

Enjoying the shades of full moon with folk music and dance forms in chilling winters is an enchanting experience.


Rann Utsav Acitivities

The Rann Utsav is a unique opportunity for people around the world to visit Kutch and experience the true flavor of this beautiful arid region. Enjoy living in tents, evening bonfires and watch artisans at work. Dance with the local folk dancers and enjoy going for camel safaris. The beautiful traditional and ethnic stuff displayed by local artists and NGOs is worth buying.


Travel Information

You can travel to Kutch by taking a flight to Bhuj, the administrative city of Kutch. From there you can hire a taxi to Kutch. To explore Kutch at its best, it is best to travel by road. The wild and raw beauty of the region is simply amazing. There are a number of buses available from Ahmedabad to this place. You can also board the Kutch Express from Mumbai, via Ahmedabad and up to Gandhinagar. From there, you can reach your destination by road.

Accommodation during the festival - The organisers of Rann Utsav provide tented cottages for festival attendees.

For more information on Rann Utsav packages, bookings & transportation please visit www.gujarattourism.com or call toll free 1800 233 9008.


Tourist Attractions Near Kutch

After attending the Rann Utsav try and visit museum and royal cenotaphs of Bhuj, the beaches and palaces of Mandvi, the holy lake of Narayan Sarovar and the craft villages of Banni. You can also visit the city of Ahmedabad, the city of architectural delights.




 
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