The Great Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is one of India’s prime tourist attractions. Every year, this majestic natural wonder plays host to a jubilant festival which gives you a taste of the beauty, ambiance and culture of the region. Rann Utsav is not your run-of-the-mill tourist event. It is an experience of a lifetime. Known to be one of the largest seasonal saline wetland areas in the world, the Great Rann of Kutch is an alluring destination, especially for offbeat travelers. Year after year, people flock to the Rann of Kutch between November and February to be part of the amazing Rann Utsav. In case you haven’t explored this region yet, there cannot be a better time for you to do so. (ALSO SEE How to reach Kutch) Rann Utsav 2017 dates are from November 1, 2017 to February 20, 2018. Here are 5 reasons to attend Rann Utsav 2017 in the Great Rann of Kutch this year:
Rann Utsav, like every year, has a whole lot of activities planned for those attending the event and staying in the region. These activities include participation in Golf Cart, ATV Ride, Camel Cart Excursion, Paramotoring, yoga and meditation. No matter what kind of traveler you are, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do at Rann Utsav 2017.
Ran Utsav is the best place to witness Gujarati Culture at its glorious best. It is here that you can catch some amazing folk dance and music performances from the region. Various artists of the region perform during the Rann Utsav and even the locals put up a great show. It is a delight to witness people dressed in their traditional attire, serve you traditional food and treat you to some intriguing traditional performances.
Intricate arts, crafts and handicraft are a prominent part of culture in the Kutch region. The place is also known for its textiles, exquisite embroidery, Bandhani sarees, traditional ornaments and mirror work all of which are on display during the Rann Utsav. You are sure to take back a piece of Kutch with you.
Rann Utsav activities
Rann of Kutch is one of the finest places to visit for tourists not just in Gujarat but the whole of India. The breathtaking natural beauty of its vast expanse will stay with your forever. You can also combine your Rann trip with other attractions in the Kutch region including Dholavira, Mandvi beach, Aaina Mahal and Kutch museum. DO SEE Attending the Rann Utsav? Here are the top 5 things to do in Kutch!
Wildlife lovers can also visit the Kutch desert wildlife sanctuary, the wild ass sanctuary and the Gir forest in Gujarat in conjunction with their Rann of Kutch trip. The wildlife in this part of India is quite distinct from what you will see in other regions of the country.
So, book your tickets for Rann Utsav 2017 NOW! It is your window to the rich and mesmerizing culture of Gujarat’s Kutch region.