Kutch - White Rann Festival
Kutch, Gujarat, India
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Amitabh Bachchan, in a famous Gujarat Tourism adv says “Kutch nahin dekha toh kuch nahi dekha.” The legendary Bollywood icon couldn’t have made a truer statement. A remarkable region in the northwestern part of this vibrant state, Kutch packs in a culture, topography and a way of life that is one of a kind.
Join our team for this Amazing festival White Rann and it's impeccable beauty Beaches - cleanest and ravishing Gujarati Culture - overwhelming and fascinating Stay in local homes - Ecstatic and jubilant Kala Donger Magnetic Road
Who should attend?
Exploring such a magnificent site must not have any limits. So whether you are a solo traveler, couple, group of friends or family with children, anybody and everybody is invited.
AC 3 Tier
Stay Not Applicable
Meals Not Applicable
Today we will arrive at our Pune/Mumbai stations and will board our trains. Meeting your new travel buddies that might become your lifetime buddies today. A lot of gupshup, games and photos are waiting.
Travellers meeting at the station
> Reach Bhuj by afternoon, freshen up and leave for Mandvi beach. Keep an eye out for heritage structures from ancient kingdoms as we drive there. > We will stop for lunch on the way, for our first taste of Gujarati cuisine. > Just as you enter Mandvi, watch the centuries-old shipyards bustling with craftsmen. > Be stunned at the white sand beauty of the Mandvi beach. Take a walk along the shore or just dip your feet in the waters. Do try the famous 'Dabeli' here. > After spending some time in the beautiful waters, we will move towards Vijay Vilas Palace - the red sandstone palace used as a set for many movies including the famous 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' and 'Lagaan'. > After sunset, we will proceed towards Rann of Kutch. And guess what, we will be staying here for the night in tents.
Vijay Vilas palace
> Today will be an early day. We will wake up early in the morning to witness the magnificent sunrise. The sunrise and then the wonderful reflection in the White sand desert is a sight to witness. > Post sunrise we will return to the homestay and have breakfast. We will enjoy the rest of the day witnessing and experiencing the Gujrati culture first - hand. > Post this you are free to go around and explore the local kutch market. Engage in some shopping for souvenirs. > Return to homestay around tea - time for some Chai and Snacks. > You are again free to wander off and explore the place even more. > We will have dinner and post that visit the desert if we do receive the permission.
Sunrise at Rann
> Today we have an early day again. We will wake up and head towards Kalo Dungar. It is the highest point in Kutch. > From here you get a birds-eye view of the Great Rann of Kutch. The view looks like the desert and the sky have merged into one. > Post Kalo Dungar, we will head back to the Homestay have breakfast and start our return journey towards Bhuj. > Once we reach Bhuj, we will also explore the beautiful ancient town of Bhuj. Also, visit the Bhujia hill to see the skyline of Bhuj and the panoramic views. > Post this we will have lunch and proceed towards our return journey towards Mumbai.
Stay Not Applicable
Meals Not Applicable
5.00 am - Reach Mumbai - Bandra Station 6.00 am - catch train to Pune 10.00 am - Reach Pune
1. Mumbai to Mumbai Travel by Non AC trains 2. Saturday– 1 Breakfast & Tea, 1 Veg Lunch, Evening Snacks & Tea, Veg Dinner 3. Stay 4. Sunday– 1 Breakfast & Tea, 1 Veg Lunch, Evening Tea & Snacks,Veg Dinner 5. Stay 6. Monday- 1 Breakfast & Tea, 1 Veg Lunch, Evening Tea & Snacks, 5. All Expertise & Guide Charges 6. All Entry Charges
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Pune Railway station - 5.30 pm
Mumbai - Bandra railway station - 11.15 pm
HOW TO REACH
Reach the railway station an hour before the train timing. Train timings : 5.30 pm Start from Pune 11.15 pm Start from Mumbai.