A remarkable region in the northwestern part of this vibrant state, Kutch packs in a culture, topography and a way of life that is one of a kind. Bhuj, the Kutchi capital of yore, gets the maximum attention from the world.
The White Rann changes moods as per the time of the day. Go there in the morning and it is gently waking up, the afternoon makes it merciless, the sunset calms it down and the moon makes its beauty glow.
Easily the most well knows secret, the massive salt marsh of the Thar Desert is the Big B of Kutch. An hour and a half's drive from Bhuj, it can be accessed through a hamlet called Dhordo.
But before that, you have to stop at the Police Station in Bhirandiyari with a photocopy of your ID proof to get a permit to visit the largest salt desert in the world.
Of course, it comes at a price of Rs. 250 for two. The Aina Mahal palace, or "Hall of Mirrors" was built during the flamboyant rule of Lakhpatji in the middle of the 18th century.