When to go
The winter months from October to March are the best months to visit Rann of Kutch. It is during these months that the marshy lands dry up and reveal the beautiful salt desert. Therefore, to experience the beauty of the desert and truly enjoy the desert and its surroundings, the best time is these four months.
The city nearest to the Rann of Kutch is Bhuj.
By air: From New Delhi, you can take a direct flight to Ahmedabad and then one from there to Bhuj. Return airfares from Delhi to Ahmedabad start from ₹3,000 and from Ahmedabad to Bhuj start from ₹14,000.
By train: Alternatively you can take a train from Ahmedabad to Bhuj. There are three trains that run between the cities, however the DDR Bhuj express is the best option. It is an overnight train and prices starts at ₹605 for third AC.
By bus: There are many buses that operate between Ahmedabad and Bhuj. It usually takes around seven to eight hours by bus and the tickets start at as low as ₹200 for normal buses and ₹500 for sleeper buses.
By road: Highways in Gujarat are amazing and you can easily drive down as well. It is 330km to Bhuj and another 90km from there to the Rann. It will take you around eight to nine hours to make the journey.
While in Kutch, there are two ways to get around. One is you hire a cab from Bhuj and explore areas nearby. The second is you book a package with rannutsav.com, the official partner of Gujarat Tourism for the Rann Festival and they take you around all the sights and attractions.