Rann of kutch.. a Dream land explored in 2 days including kala dunger and mandavi beach.

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25th Nov 2018
Photo of Rann of kutch.. a Dream land explored in 2 days including kala dunger and mandavi beach. by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar
Day 1

Arrived bhuj in the morning 9 am through kutch express from mumbai. No plans , not booked hotel in bhuj which is 90km away from white desert. We thought to stay in bhuj n have bike ride to rann utsav.. but confused,, stepping out from the station we are sourrended by the auto drives.. after avoiding many.. luckily got a generous auto bhaiya who was requesting politely.. saying that he will take to homestay  stay village resort near white desert n will sightseen the main spots like kaldunger, mandavi beach..  we said we need breakfast first where we get time to think about his offer.. after lots of discussion we trust him with a budget of 4k for 2 days n 1 night stay in resort which is excluded from his fee.
Headed towords the rann of kutch.. a typical village stlye home stay near dordo village which is just 7km away from white desert.

After riding 2 hrs finally reached the Star village Resort look like mud houses at 11am.
We had great lunch there typical village style kutch recipe..
1. Journey starts towards kaldunger 40 km ride about 1 n half hour.. seeing the amazing open lands on the way
2. 3pm reached kala dunger which is highest point of rann of kutch where we can see the panoromic white desert view n can have closer view of pakistan boarder through binaculers. Then headed towards white desert for sunset
3. Reached rann of kutch main gate where we need to get permission of white desert.. compulsory to have ur id proof n fill the application with fee of rs. 100.
4. Mesmorised with colorfull sunset in the white desert. There will option to have camel ride for main spot ot can walk half km to feel the white salt in ur feet
5. After watching sunset.. while coming back to resort we did shopping in rann utsav which is located in dordo village.. there will be lot of handloom stalls n chats shop.. n some cultural programs with selfeee point booth too.😍

Star village resort entrance

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

The beautiful clean mud huts.. my stay

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

We had great meals in resort.. 3 meals included in price.

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Open land one the way to kala dunger

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

A view from kala ďunger.. white desert for top of the hill

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Kala dunger surrounded by other small hills

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Binaculer view to see the pakistan border????

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Steps towards kala dunger hill

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Met a folk artist in kala dunger

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Walking towords white desert in the sand

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Finally feel the white salt

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Rann utsav stalls in night

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Cultural programme in rann utsav

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Selfeee booth???? for photohollics

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Kutch nahi dekha to kuch nahi dekha????

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Beautiful sunset moments

Photo of Bhuj, Gujarat, India by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Its a great white salt desert in India.. formes during winter..rann utsav arranged by gujrath tourism from october to feb every year.

Day 2

Most awaiting for the sunrise.. so headed early morning towords white desert from the resort..
1.6 am reached white dessert to view the beautiful sunrise.. for a moment i feel i m in the moon with chilling breeze sunrays shine😍
2. After a amazing sunrise headed to resort where the family members offered cultural kutch dress for photoshoot freely. I love the outfit n its heavy work😍👌
3. Check out resort at 10.30 am n started towords mandavi.. on the we seen the earthquake lines in bhuj.. for a moment i got scared to here a real story from autobhaiya
4. Reached 3.30pm vijay villas palace where hum dil de chuke n  many film shooting was done..
5. At 4.30 reached mandvi beach n had great sunset in the beach.. we can see the wind fan n beach at same spot.. n have many water sports, camel ride horse rise for reasonable price.
6. Finally ended our beautifull journey in bhuj station at 8pm..
i must thank auto bhayi rehaman bhaiya for who starts from 1st day railway station n  care taking us for 2 days with such generously n sight seen all the spots on time n departs us to bus sation in next day night. I m glad that i got honest bhayi, secured home stay n its family members with delicious food which will be mesmerized for a lifetime.

Sunrise in the rann of kutch

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

A colorfull painting in the sky before sunrise

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Refreshed with peace of mind while watching sunrise in white land

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Yess it feels i m in moon????

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

White salt desert shines

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Mesmerizing with my crime patner????

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Love the heavy worked kutch dress

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Love the attire❤

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Star village resort near dordo village in rann of kutch

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Scary one.. earth quake spot in bhuj

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Vijay villas palace very calm n cool

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Mandvi beach in sunset

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Love the camel ride in sea shore

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

Mandvi beach glance

Photo of Rann of Kutch, Gujarat by Bhagyasrre Manoj Kumar

The beautiful palace where many bollywood film shooting was done.

Mandvi beach is located 60km from bhuj n 110 km from rann of kutch.

Finally ended 2 day amazing winter journey in kutch.

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