Rann Utsav is celebrated every year by Gujarat Tourism starating end of November till New Year’s February. This festival is also called as the White Desert Festival. Spread over a vast 7,505 sqkm, the Great Rann of Kutch lies in the heart of the Thar Desert, touching Pakistan's Sind Province on one side, and making it the largest salt marsh in the world. Rann Utsav extends over three months, br....
Rann Utsav is celebrated every year by Gujarat Tourism starating end of November till New Year’s February. This festival is also called as the White Desert Festival. Spread over a vast 7,505 sqkm, the Great Rann of Kutch lies in the heart of the Thar Desert, touching Pakistan's Sind Province on one side, and making it the largest salt marsh in the world. Rann Utsav extends over three months, bringing together local artisans, performers, musicians and folk artists in an attempt to recreate the state's rich culture.
Rann Utsav promotes natural beauty and other famous traveling places of the stunning zone of Kutch. During the full moon nights in the winter season, the white sand desert looks more mesmerizing. White sand desert is world’s eye-catching destination, where tourists from many countries visit during November till the end of February and it’s rightly said that “Kutch Nai Dekha To Kuch Nahi Dekha”.
A plethora of varied hues, profusion of design, superfluity of culture, cornucopia of music and dance, all together in the arid lands of Kutch creates a mosaic of exquisiteness which reflects the identity and spirit of the region. Kutch, one of the most ecologically and ethnically diverse district of the state is a celebratory land of art, crafts, music, dance, people and nature. Rann Utsav is a vibrant carnival that brims with song, dance, culture, adventure and art, it is said that during it, the beauty of the pristine land of Bhuj is accentuated on full moon nights. Traditional Craft stalls, food stalls, Golf carts, ATV rides, paintball, camel safaris, game cart excursions, paramotoring, and horse and camel rides are also a part of the celebration. Those looking for peace and relaxation can participate in various meditation and yoga sessions conducted during the festival.
Main attractions of the festival include
- White Desert
- Tented accommodation with all facility & entertainments
- Temporary Infrastructure Facility including Traditional Handicrafts and Food Stalls
- Daily Culture Programme,
- Adventure Activity like land and Aero-sports activities
- Thematic Village & Watch Tower at White Rann
Tourism corporation of Gujarat Ltd.
Tourism Corporation of Gujarat LTD, Udyog Bhavan,
How to reach
The nearest airport is Bhuj Airport,
which is 85 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Bhuj Railway station,
which is 85 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Bhuj Bus stop,
which is 85KMs away.