Introduction to Rann of Kutch:
Rann is basically comes from the hindi word ran which is know to be desert, the Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh located in the Thar desert in the Kutch district of Gujarat, It is about 7505 sq km in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt deserts in the world.
Best Time to Visit Rann of Kutch:
– November to February
-Full moon will give you a great view of Rann
-No moon will give you a great view of Stars( Milky way)
we Started your Journey from Mumbai took train to Bhuj got down at Bhachau. Which is 3 stations before Bhuj.
we hired bike from there and reach for Bhuj took Break and again rode towards Dhordo where the Rann Utsav is Carried out. you need to take entry fee of 100 Per head and bike fee 50 Rs.
In Even we reach Chobari which also has different kind of Rann. if you are enthusiastic bird watcher that its the Best place to Explore. in morning and Evening you can See lots of Birds pelicans,peacock,etc
We stay at Vibe Camps, which is located in Chobari village in Normal tents, Luxury tents and also Traditional homes.
Traditional Food is also served by them, which is cooked traditionally.
Normal tent : Rs 1000 per person (includes 1 breakfast, 1 Dinner, Campfire at night, Guide Charges)
Canvas tent : Rs 2000 per person (includes 1 breakfast, 1 Dinner, Campfire at night, Guide Charges)
Next day morning We left Early Morning to Bhachau to Return the Bike,we took Bus to Bhuj and reached around 10.30 Am.
as we had planned to explore Bhuj City Headed to Mandovi Beach,and Vijaya Vilas Palace Later in Afternoon we Explored the Bhuj City.
place we Explored
Shree Swaminarayan Temple
The whole Travel was covered on Saturday and Sunday (leaving from Mumbai on Friday evening)
If you have extra Day you can explore following in
Things to do in and around Bhachau :
Rann of Kutch
Sunrise from the lake