RANN UTSAV 2019-20- WHITE DESERT FESTIVAL

Rann Utsav in Gujarat is an important part of tourism in Gujarat today, which is also known as the White Desert Festival. The carnival of music, culture, and dance is celebrated by people not just from Gujarat but tourists and travelers from around the world with great enthusiasm and enthusiasm. It’s a three-month celebration in Kutch Rann, Gujarat, every year from November to Holi. People who visited Kutch during the Rann Utsav can not resist convincing non-travelers, friends, and relatives to see the great Rann Utsav celebration. During three months of festive celebration, the white desert appeared more stunning on a full moon night. As the moonlight flashes on the white sands of the desert, the landscape of the white sand becomes sparkling land. The view is heavenly with those white luxurious tents lines by the desert for tourists – the dances performing folk music & dance at a distance and the camel rides under the bright moon. Nothing could be more beautiful, isn’t it? In this article, we’ve given you all the Rann Utsav in Gujarat information. We know that the festival has already begun, but you still have time to reserve the tickets! Read on, read on, read on.

HISTORY OF RANN UTSAV IN GUJARAT

In 2006, as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Rann Utsav was our beloved prime minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream. In 2006, he opened the first Rann of Kutch Festival to represent the Gujarat culture and to promote the Kutch Tourism, an important hub of Gujarat Tourism. The festival attracted many worldwide visitors to Gujarat and was part of the three-day celebration of State culture and tradition. A 3-day celebration was observed in the first year of the Rann de Kutch Festival. Later on, it was increased in demand and was celebrating it for 100 days.

 

Where is the Rann Utsav or  White Desert Festival celebrated?

In Dhordo, a village in Kutch 85 kilometers away from Bhuj, the Rann Utsav is organized. It has a forest of 3,800 square miles in the Rann of Kutch region. The White Desert is found in the district of Kutch in the north of Tropic of Cancer. The area is known for fostering and preserving Gujarat’s culture and tradition. This is India’s and Pakistan’s official border. Rann Utsav includes lots of leisure and tourist sights, but here are some of the most popular attractions the temple town is situated near the village of Dhordo, with nearly 400 AC and Non-AC tents where visitors from a vast area will be accommodated.

 

What are the places you can visit on the Rann Utsav in Kutch Tour?

Rann of Kutch can be visited during Rann Utsav, one of which is a full tour of the Rann of Kutch region. There are several attractions that you can visit on your Kutch tour around the white desert region.

Check out these places to visit below:

 

Kutch Museum

Mandvi Beach

Swaminarayan Temple

Black Mountain

Vijay Vilas Palace

Crafts village in Kutch region

 

What are the recreational and cultural activities offered in Rann Utsav 19-20?

You may take part in several exciting recreational activities such as when you visit Rann of Kutch during Rann Utsav 19-20:

Camel Cart Rides

Yoga & Meditation Centre

Spa Centre

Shopping Handicraft items, Bandhni sarees, and other traditional items

Tasting the delicious local cuisine

Live Music Concerts

Adventurous activities like biking and parasailing

Kids Zone Area (If you are with kids)

Gaming Zone

Special folk dance shows like Garba and Dandiya Raas

Camel rides

 

What special festive activities will be held during the Rann Utsav 2019-20?

 

31st Dec 2019: New Year Celebration (A Gujarati traditional celebration of New Year’s)

14th Jan 2020: Kite Flying Festival on Makkar Sankranti

26th Jan 2020: Special Republic Day celebration

14th Feb: Special Gala Dinner on Valentine’s Day on the White Desert.

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