A remarkable manifestation of varied culture, also known as the Carnival of natural beauty of White Rann Dessert, Rann Utsav is a festival of music, dance and various amusements. Celebrated from 13th December 2014 to 15th March 2015, Kutch Rann Utsav enhances the exquisiteness of white Rann when full moon beams spreads on the white landscape in a chilly breezy winter. During the colorful and exotic festival of Rann Utsav, the full moon light flash it on the rannutsav White Dessert creates White Milky Color which are awe- inspiring.Undeniably; one must experience the spectacle of Thar Desert in the full moon night at least once in their lifetime.
Welcome almost 8,000 tourists from all over the Globe, renowned White Dessert Festival, Rann Utsav is annually organized and assists by the Gujarat Tourism in a seasonal salt marsh on Thar Desert in the Kutch District of far northwest Gujarat. The festival offers an opportunity to attend folk dance performs by 32 cultural troupes from various districts of Gujarat, music's, artisans at work, NGO's crafts and village co-operatives, great Historical monuments in the state and many more are shown where generally about 1,50,000 people from Bhuj and Kutch enjoy the carnival.
Activities Offers in Rann Utsav
During the festival, the state Tourism arranges several tours with Transport, accommodations, food and guided sightseeing However; festival begins in the Bhuj city and roams around the district. So, here is the list of the recreational activities, Camel Cart Ride, Shopping activity like Bandhini Sarees , Han draft & many traditional items, Kids Zone Area, Food Court, Gaming Zone, Spa Centre on chargeable basis, Yoga & Meditation Centre, Adventurous Activity, Cultural Dance Performance, Live Music Concerts, Special Cultural Dance Shows-Garba , Dandiya Raas, Optional Tours like Indo Pak Border Visit , Mandavi Beach, Sightseeing Visit in various places like Black Hill , White Rann Dessert , Hodka Village and many more.
Special Activities for Special Days
According to the special days recreational guidelines, the 31st Dec is New Year Celebration, 14th Jan is Kite Flying Festival, 26th Jan is Republic Day special, 14th Feb is Valentines Day's Special Gala Dinner on White Rann and the month of March is Holi Celebration, The region offers various special tour package of Rann Utsav.