Rann Utsav 2018-2019 – What You Should Know Before You Go Kutch(Rann Utsav)

Rann Utsav 2018 - What you know before to go

When Does The Rann Utsav 2019 Start?

The Famous Rann Utsav is starting from 1 of November 2019. Kutch is Inviting you for the celebration of colors, cultures, and expressions.

There is a popular phrase which goes like this: “Kutch nahi dekha to kuch nahi dekha!”. That means: “If you haven’t seen Kutch, then you haven’t seen anything.”

When runn utsav start
When rann utsav start

Though the phrase sounds much catchier in Hindi, but the point is, Once you experience the breathtaking beauty with miles of white salt flats as far as your eye can see, You’ll know what I’m talking about.

Kutch is basically known as the most diverse district of Gujarat. It is blessed with the grasslands, the seashore, and the desert! The trio is, without any doubt, very beautiful and peaceful. Although, the desert, which is also known as Rann of Kutch, is something very unique. And every year, India’s most unique cultural festival – Rann Utsav – is celebrated in Rann of Kutch.

Rann Utsav is a celebration of Gujarat’s most rich cultural heritage where local handicraft arts such as terracotta, wood carving, embroidery, etc. are displayed. The kutchi folk songs and dance are performed. There are also a variety of activities hosted such as horse rides, camel safaris, hot air balloon rides, and bird watching.

The good news is, the official dates of Rann Utsav 2018-19 is finally announced. The India’s most unique festival will begin from 1st November 2018 to 20th February 2019. Organized by the Department of Tourism of Gujarat, Rann Utsav is the best vacation spot that everyone must visit once in their lifetimes.

What You Need to Know Before Going to Rann Utsav 2019

The Rann of Kutch is a popular and one of the largest salt deserts in the world. And if you’re thinking what could you possibly do in the middle of a white desert, you will be amazed to know what Rann Utsav has got you covered.

Every winter, this festival of Kutch (a.k.a Rann Utsav) celebrates the magnificence of life which is most unique, spectacular and one of its kind. In fact, the festival so much more grand than you think. Basically, the entire festival is put up at the tent city, starting from Bhuj, where there are more than 4000 AC & Non-AC tents. And this tent city is located near a small village named Dhordo, which is near to Bhuj airport.

Runn utsav 2019

Overall, the Tourism Department of Gujarat offers a unique experience and spectacular memories to cherish in lifetime.

Enjoying The Famous Festival Rann Utsav 2019

Gujarat’s Rann of Kutch, deep in western part of India, is a magnificent white desert spread over thousands of miles. The Rann of Kutch is basically a true marvel & natural splendor in itself.

Every year, Rann Utsav, a unique cultural festival is celebrated for three straight months organized at the edge of white Rann. Rann Utsav is one of the most precious festivals of India, where many cultural activities are hosted. It begins from November and lasts till February, every year.

Enjoying famous runn utsav 2019
Enjoying famous rann utsav 2019

The entire festival is held in the Dhordo village, only 85 KMs away from Bhuj. And the main attractions of the Rann Utsav festival are cultural performances of local artists, music carnivals, camel safari, and Adventure sports such as DPV rides, paragliding, and so on.

Rann Utsav 2019 Tour packages

Premium Tents 8100 11700
Deluxe AC Swiss Tents 7100 11000
Non AC Swiss Tents 5500 8400

What Does Rann Utsav Offers? – Let’s Dig Deep in Details!

The mesmerizing Rann of Kutch is simply the biggest desert of endless white sand. This entire land stays covered in water till 2 months before the end of year. And when the winter officially arrives, the Rann of Kutch gets infused with life. But that’s enough brief about Rann of Kutch. now let’s dig deep in knowing what exactly the Rann Utsav festival offers.

Things to do in runn utsav
Things to do in rann utsav

#1 – Let’s Start With Shopping!

The market during the Rann Utsav festival will make your head go dizzy, for sure! It is mainly because there is plenty of Kutchi handicraft arts all around such stunning block-printed fabrics, spectacular silverware, and very uniquely crafted ornaments. So, buy all you can!

#2 – Oh, And Don’t Forget The Febulous Kutchi Food!

Rann Utsav is best place for foodies. But surprisingly, the non-foodie people also gets proned to doing the same thing as foodies does, which is jumping on the food as soon as you get there.

That’s right! There are two enormous dining halls that serves authentic Kutchi food varieties. And the best thing is, you can enjoy the delicious Kutchi food at all hours.

#3 – Adventure? Count Me In!

There is an adventure zone as well in the Rann Utsav festival where you can arrange a solo or couple ride on a DPV (a.k.a – Desert Petrol Vehicle). It’s almost like riding a snazzy bike, only the experience is much better and exhilarating.

#4 – Spend Your Evening Enjoying Splendid Cultural Performances

The evening time at Rann Utsav, get yourself soaked into their culture. I promise you will carry the memories of brilliant performances from the local artists. The dances especially defines the word – dazzling – perfectly. So, if you haven’t seen those cultural performances, you really don’t know what dazzling means exactly!

#5 – Lastly, End Your Day with Beautiful Sightseeing

Things to do in runn utsav 2019
Things to do in rann utsav 2019

While the adventure, the cultural performance, and the handicrafts do symbolize the spirit of Kutch. But there is much more to Rann Utsav festival besides them. So, after enjoying the cultural performances by local artists, you must experience camel safari. And if you want to witness the real beauty of Kutch (besides Rann of Kutch), do not miss to visit Kala Dungar. It is a place that must not be missed out.

How to Book tickets of Rann Utsav 2019

You can book your runn Utsav 2019 online tickets on official website on Rann Utsav

Final Thoughts…

If you’ve already made plans to visit Rann Utsav this year, make sure you spend at least one night outside your tent. The full moon…(especially at night), there are no words to describe it. But the best possible description would be that no artist, camera, or nothing can reproduce a moon-washed Rann of Kutch at night.

On this winter come to Rann Utsav, Come to Gujarat.

The Famous Rann Utsav is starting from 1 of November 2019. Runn Utsav is one of the festival in Gujarat who invites you to celebrate of colors, cultures, and expressions. The  White desert is a famous tourist attraction in kutch. Kutch is famous for his festival Rann Utsav and if you attend this festival then there are lots of things to do in Rann Utsav.

What to do in Rann Utsav 2018 -2019

Para Motoring

Para Motoring is one of the popular things to do in Rann Utsav. When you can doing Para motoring you can be seeing the glorious festival from the top. This activity is giving you to best experience in Kutch. So Travelcity recommended you to when you visit Kutch must do Pera Motoring.

Para Motoring- things to do in Runn utsav
Para Motoring- things to do in Rann utsav

Golf cart

Kutch festival is one of the important festivals in Gujarat tourism. When you stay at the tent and you can go from one tent to another tent then you can use a golf cart. This is easy to available at Rann Utsav and doing major roll in Rann Utsav for going from one place to another place.

Golf cart- things to do in rann utsav
Golf cart- things to do in rann utsav

Rifle shooting at Rann Utsav

Rifle Shooting at Rann Utsav is best things to do in Rann Utsav. If you like Shooting then you can do this thing. You can buy a ticket and be enjoying rifle shooting at Rann Utsav.

Rifle shooting at Rann Utsav
Rifle shooting at Rann Utsav

Cafeteria

The Cafeteria is one of the best places where you can be spent your quality time and enjoy with your friends with lots of talks. You can be enjoying coffee and spent your time with your friend. This place is one of my favorite places when I visit kutch.

Cafeteria kutch
Cafeteria kutch

An ATV Riding

ATV Riding is the best things to do in Kutch because of the desert area is the best place to do ATV Riding. You can ride an ATV riding on the white desert and this experience is one of the best things in Rann Utsav.

ATV Riding
ATV Riding

Listen to Local Kutch Music

Listen to local kutch music is one of the best things to do in Rann Utsav. You can sit with a local musician and listen to music. This music helps to reduce your work stress and get back to ready for new things. Kutch music is one of the best things to do in Rann Utsav.

listen to kutch music
listen to kutch music

Playing pool

Playing pool is one of the best things who get a relaxation in Kutch. If you like to play Pool game then you can play pool in rann Utsav 2018- 2019. This game is a help to spend your time and enjoy with your friends.

pool- things to do in runn utsav

Watching Flamingo

If you want to see Flamingo Bird then you can go to Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary.  This wildlife sanctuary is located in Rann of Kutch. In Kutch, there are thousands of flamingo come and nest in the world famous ‘Flamingo City’. You can see this flamingo. This is one of the pretty things to do in Kutch.

Watching Flamingo
Watching Flamingo

Spend Some time with local people of Kutch

You can spend some time with the local people of Kutch. Sit with him and talk with him about kutch culture, kutch festivals, kutch cloths, and kutch Food. Also If you sit with local people of kutch then they offer you food the Famous “Kutch Rotla” dish. And the famous slogan of Kutch is “खावोगे नहीं तो जाने नहीं देंगे?” It means if you don’t eat then they don’t leave you before you Eat.

Spend some time with Local People of Kutch
Spend some time with Local People of Kutch

Visit the nearest Club House

You can visit the nearest clubhouse for better entertainment. In this clubhouse you can do lots of activity’s like swimming, playing pool and eat tasty food and much more things. And there are lots of clubhouse for a better experience in Kutch.club house

Spa

The spa is one of the things to help you to improve your cardiovascular health. Also spa help in lots of things like its improve your sleep, help lower blood pressure, also help diabetes and weight loss. So do spa at Rann Utsav, it will help you reduce your work stress and its your one of the best experience in Rann Utsav.

spa
spa

Rann Utsav 2019 Tour packages

Rann Utsav tour 2019 is a big festival in Gujarat. You can book an online tour package for Rann Utsav and here is the list of the price list.

Premium Tents 8100 11700
Deluxe AC Swiss Tents 7100 11000
Non AC Swiss Tents 5500 8400

Runn Utsav is one of the Famous Festival in Gujarat. So what are you waiting, come to Rann Utsav, Come to Gujarat?

Kutch is located in Gujarat state and its 400 Km away from Ahmedabad.  Kutch is famous for his white Rann and The famous festival of Rann Utsav. Also, Kite festival is a famous festival in Kutch. The Rann Utsav 2019 starts on 1 November. On this festival, you can be enjoying lots of things like stay in tents, watch white Rann, adventure sports, Handicrafts shopping, and much more things to do in rann Utsav 2019. But here we talking about why you should visit Rann Utsav 2018-2019. and in kutch, many reasons exist like some of history and some events are going in winter, so that’s why you should attend famous event of Rann Utsav.

Kutch Religion and Culture

Kutch is symbolic of Gujarat culture. Kutch is famous for his traditional clothes and mostly traditional values. Music is an important part of Dutch culture and Dhol is most used musical instrument by Kutch People. Also,  every woman is like to drow tattoos in his hands, between their eyebrows, neck, chest, and legs. Also, if you are looking kutch old cultural home, it’s very different and unique.  The home wall painted by Kutch people and drown some kutch designs on their home wall.

kutch region and culture
kutch region and culture

Stay in Tents or Mansions

You can stay in Tents or Mansions. Its amazing experience in Kutch when you staying at Tents. And on thin tents, you will provide all the facilities like hotel rooms. And the tents price for per person is 8100 INR. Also, you can book a Deluxe AC Swiss Tents and its price is 7100 INR this tariff plan is during November 2018 and February 2019

stay in Tents
stay in Tents

The Famous Kite Festival

The Kite festival is a most second popular festival in Gujarat.  The kite festival comes on the winter session on 14 January.  IN kite festival most of the sky filled with kites from before sunset. People like to enjoy kite festival in Kutch because of every year kutch celebrating International Kite Festival. So if you wish to watch Kutch kite festival then must visit on upcoming Kite festival in Kutch.

kite festival gujarat
kite festival gujarat

The intricate handicrafts

Handicrafts are the most popular attraction in kutch. kutch local people provide you to handicrafts items and some of these items are handmade. So if you are travel in Kutch then must visit in Handicrafts Market and get some handicrafts items.

Handicraft market, Port Vila, Vanuatu 2009. Photo: Cindy Wiryakusuma, AusAID

The Kutch Food

Kutch Food is famous in Gujarat state. You can test Kutchi Thali and Kutch Dabeli. Many Kutch restaurant provides kutch food. If you like Spicy food then must eat this thali. Also, Buttermilk so most popular drink with lunch in Kutch food.

kutch food
kutch food

Shop for home decor

When you travel to kutch you should shop for your home decoration and in Kutch market, you should get lots of things for your home decoration. Also, you can create your decorative nameplates in Kutch. This name plate is very famous in kutch and I personally recomended when you visit Kutch you must buy your name plates.

shop for home decore
shop for home decor

People of Kutch

Kutch has belonged to many communities of people. Gujarati Ahir is a comparatively large group in Kutch. Basically, all these people of Kutch are every lovey and If you meet these people and talk with him then its amazing experience in Kutch. And they provide you home made food and this food is really testy and spicy. So if you travel in kutch then must meet the People of Kutch.

Spend some time with Local People of Kutch
Spend some time with Local People of Kutch

Kutch dance and music!

Kutch has a rich culture of Dance and Folk Music. Also, Kutch Dance and music are important things of Kutch Culture. The Kuch folk Music is important in kutch culture. This music helps you to better spiritual things. Also, you can watch Kutch dance with traditional clothes.

kutch music
kutch music

Adventure Sports

Rann Utsav providing many Adventure sports activities like ATV riding, Rifle shooting, playing pool, also you can do trekking, cycling, Archery and visit a wildlife sanctuary. also, you can visit the famous white Desert. The white desert is a most popular tourist destination in Kutch.

ATV Riding
ATV Riding

Ride into  Para Motoring

When are you in Rann Utsav must do Paramotoring. This sports activity is giving you an amazing experience in Kutch. You can see whole white desert on air and it’s looking pretty amazing when you travel in Para Motoring. This thing is paid and provided by Rann Utsav. So get the tickets of Para Motoring and enjoying in Kutch.

Para Motoring- things to do in Runn utsav

Some Clicks for you

You can click some photo of you for your memories and its amazing experience to a photo shoot in Rann Utsav. So Click some photos of White desert and enjoying in Rann Utsav.

some click for you
some click for you

All these things giving you refreshment of your busy scheduling life so plan a trip to Kutch. And Come to Kutch, Come to Gujarat.

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