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Rann Utsav is an awesome festival of Kutch, Gujarat, India. It is a Carnival of Music and, Dance. You can enjoy the nature beauty of White Rann and much more then that when visit it under the full Moon. Kutch Rann Utsav is the shimmering landscape that gives the enchanting moments of this Fest, which feels like as ‘Heaven on Earth’ during the Festival Time. In fact, it’s a Family holiday destination to explore fun moments and store in cameras for life time.  Rann utsav official dates announced, it will be from  12th Nov 2020 to 28th Feb 2021 

There are plenty of things to do during ‘ran festival’ stay including participation in Golf Cart, ATV Ride, Camel Cart Excursion, Para motoring, Meditation, Yoga and Enjoying Gujarati Culture. To know more about rann utsav packages, rann utsav tent booking, how to reach kutch rann utsav, Ran utsav full moon tour packages.

At a glance
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. During the full moon night of the winters amid the awe-inspiring and contrasting landscape each year a three day festive extravaganza brimming with hospitality, vigor and traditional flavor of the area is hosted and known as the Kutch or Rannutsav. This three to four day carnival organized at the various locales within Kutch takes one around the natural grandiose while introducing the visitor to the indigenous cultural and ethnical flavor of the people. Semi parched Grasslands of the Banni hosts the most magnificent display of vernacular architecture as the exhibition platform for the varied range of arts and crafts of the region. While an array of folk music and dance performances organized in the shimmering moonlit landscape provides the most enchanting experience. The colorful fairs held near the beach or the banks of a lake swings one with the spirit of festivity, fervor and flamboyancy while the organized tour around Kutch is an ideal occasion to be part of the region and experience the zeal and uniqueness of the people through a celebration of life!  

When
Best time to visit is during Full moon nights.

Where
The celebratory festival begins in the Bhuj city and goes around the district with a grand finale again being held at the preliminary destination.
 
Interesting facts
Kutch or Rannutsav, a unique manifestation of varied cultural ethos of the region is known for the ethnic flavor and celebrative zest. This festival provides an exclusive opportunity to witness the creative ingenuity of the artisans and craftspeople, assorted array of folk music and performances, mixed representation of culture and communities, along with a vast diversity in ecology. All this and much more describe and define Kutch and the people.

History
The tourism authorities of Gujarat organize events in Kutch to showcase the rich culture of this district, one of the largest in India. This Utsav under the tutelage of Vibrant Gujarat has been a unique opportunity for people around the world to visit Kutch and experience the true flavor of the region.
 
Nearby destinations
Bhuj, Mandvi, Dholavira, Narayan Sarovar, Lakhpat

SPECIAL DATES FOR 2020 - 2021

NOVEMBER 2020
14 – Children's Day
15 – Dark Moon, Hindu New Year
14 - 15 – First Weekend
21 - 22 – Second Weekend
28 - 29 – Third Weekend
29 - 30 - 1 Dec – Full Moon

DECEMBER 2020
5 - 6 – First Weekend
12 - 13 – Second Weekend
14 – Dark Moon
19 - 20 – Third Weekend
25 - 31 – Christmas Celebration
26 - 27 – Fourth Weekend
29 - 30 - 31 – Full Moon

JANUARY 2021
1 – New Year Celebration
2 - 3 – First Weekend
9 - 10 – Second Weekend
13 – Dark Moon
14 - 15 – Uttarayan
16 - 17 – Third Weekend
23 - 24 - Fourth Weekend
25 - 26 - Republic Day
28 - 29 - 30 – Full Moon
30 - 31 - Fifth Weekend

FEBRUARY 2021
6 - 7 – First Weekend
12 – Dark Moon
13 - 14 – Second Weekend
14 – Valentine's Day
16 – Vasant Panchmi
20 - 21 – Third Weekend
26 - 27 - 28 – Full Moon
27 - 28 – Fourth Weekend

Check Covid-19 measures at Rann Utsav @ TENT CITY

Key Facts

Fact

  • The Great Rann of Kutch
  • Kutch’s beautiful Vistas
  • Unique history
  • Kutch’s Foodie Delights
  • Sign-Up for a Home stay
  • Adventurous Activities
  • Best time to visit December to February

Key Attractions

  • White Rann ( witness white desert - the Grandeur of Sunset i.e Best time mid Dec to Feb)
  • Mandvi Beach ( finest beaches  )
  • Kala Dungar [Black Hill] 
  • Ludiya Village Visit
  • Bhujodi [Handicraft Village & Craft Park]
  • “Gandhi Nu Gaam” Handicraft Village  
  • Bhuj - City TourShopping Delight at Craft Villages with Kutchi;s colorful handloom and handicafts.
  • Soul-Stirring folk music and cultural activities of Kutch/Gujarat

Where is RANN UTSAV

  • 85 km to the north of Bhuj and very near the Indo – Pak border, Dhordo village is only 6 km from the White Rann. 
  • The Accommodation for the cultural extravaganza is set up at a short distance from Dhordo.

How to ReacH RANN UTSAV

  • Bhuj is the main city of Kutch and enjoys good connectivity by air, rail and road. 
  • Pick-up and drop-off are available from Bhuj Airport or Bhuj Railway Station by AC Coach as per the schedule timings( please refer the package details).
  • Distances
  • Bhuj to Rann Usav 85 kms / 2 Hours
  • Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav 480 kms / 8-9 Hours
  • Rajkot to Rann Utsav 310 kms/ 7-8 Hours
  • Bajana ( Little Rann of Kutch) to Rann Utsav 290 Kms /7 Hours
  • Jamnagar to Rann Utsav 390 / 8-9 Hours
  • Vadodara to Rann Utsav 580 kms / 10 Hours
  • Surat to Rann Utsav 690 kms / 14 Hours
  • Mumbai to Rann Utsav 980 kms / 20+ Hours

RANN UTSAV Accommodation

  • PHASE - 1 = White Rann Camping and Hospitality ( RANN UTSAV - The Tent City - by Lallooji & Sons)
  • PHASE - 2 = White Rann Resort ( by Praveg Communications Limited )
  • Bhuj Accomodations ( Available all budget to 5 Star ) .
  • Nearby Craft Village Stay/Rural Project (Home stays)