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Things to do in Rann of Kutch

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“In the middle of the Rann of Kachchh lies Kalo Dungar the highest peak in Kachchh. On a clear sunny day one can see a seamless white horizon of the White Rann. It’s a drivable place.”
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Natural Feature
“The Great Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is known not only for its contrasting and awe-inspiring landscape, but also for its 4-month long desert festivity – Rann Utsav – that glorifies the colorful culture and traditions, aesthetic art and crafts and generous Kutchi hospitality of the region. The desert plains of Rann of Kutch transforms into an oasis of domestic and foreign tourists during Rann Utsav, which is organized by Gujarat Tourism every year during winter. Rann Utsav, the carnival of music, dance and folklore, offers an excellent opportunity to the tourists to indulge in leisure, pleasure and merriment. This year, the festival of Rann Utsav is organized with the enlarged scale and scope f”
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Point of Interest
“White Desert is a unique phenomenon to the Tent City. It is formed once the water dries up naturally.”
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Natural Feature
“Chhari Dhand is one of the most beautiful places to visit, one can see a transition of landscapes and landforms here. It’s a heaven for ornithologists who are chasing migratory birds. ”
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Natural Feature
“This Chhari Dhandh is situated near Fulay Village in Nakhtranan Taluka, which is around 80 kms North-West of Bhuj and 30 kms from Nakhatran. Chhari means salt affected and Dhandh means Shallow wet-lands. This places is a paradise for bird watchers and omithologists, having around 370 bird species and is particularly rich in raports, water fly, waders and larks.”
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Natural Feature
“Its the Highest point in Kutch and one can see the convergnce of Hills, Water and White Desert”
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Natural Feature
“One of the most dynamic places in Kachchh. Arid flat lands of the Rann with heavy sandstorms in summers, to serene grasslands and home to migratory birds. The transformation of the space is surreal. Being away from the light pollution of the city one can get lost in the starry nights of Banni.”
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Administrative Area Level 2
“The rich and diverse creative traditions of Kachchh (often written as "Kutch") live at the intersection of cultures and communities. Once a destination by land and sea for people from Africa, the Middle East, and the Swat Valley, Kachchh has a rich tradition of sea trade from Mandvi and a global connection. A river system was shared between Kachchh, Sindh and Rajasthan. As a border state, Kachchh is constantly absorbing cultures from the north, west, and east. Kachchhi motifs can be traced to the ancient Harappan civilization, yet craft is developing and growing with the innovative and entrepreneurial drive of spirited artists. The arid climate has pushed communities here to evolve an ingen”
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Establishment
“Great Rann of Kutch, massive salt plane, flat, dry and inhospitable during Summer, turns into wetland/lakes after good monsoon (july-sept), during winter (Dec-Feb) salt formation is at its best, special permit required.”
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Theme Park
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Point of Interest
“At the far northwest corner of Kutch, facing north across the Great Rann towards Pakistan, stands Lakhpat, once an important port city but now virtually abandoned for almost 200 years.”
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Natural Feature
“For those who like to hike, Kiro will be a unique experience. Experience the vast horizon looking out at the Rann to the north and hill ranges to the other side. Note: appropriate footwear recommended and also some part are tricky to climb.”
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Locality
“its surrounded by nature and Desert with kind hearted pure village people , one can have completely homely experience ”
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Locality
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