Explore the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat Batch-2

Feb 11-16, 2024

Trip fees: ₹21000

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The Rann of Kutch, located in the western state of Gujarat, India, is a mesmerizing salt desert that stretches over 30,000 square kilometers. This unique landscape, often submerged during the monsoon season and crystalline during the dry months, offers a surreal and otherworldly experience for travelers. Bhuj, the largest city in the region, serves as the gateway to the Rann of Kutch and is a hub for tourism. Visitors to Bhuj can explore its rich cultural heritage, with attractions like the Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal, and the vibrant Bhujodi village known for its handcrafted textiles. The region also boasts a wealth of history, including the ancient city of Dholavira, one of the five largest Harappan sites in the Indian subcontinent. Dholavira's well-preserved ruins provide a fascinating glimpse into the advanced urban planning and engineering of the Indus Valley Civilization, making it a must-visit archaeological site for history enthusiasts. Bhuj and the Rann of Kutch are also renowned for their vibrant festivals, with the Rann Utsav being the most famous. This three-month-long cultural extravaganza celebrates the region's artistic heritage, with folk music, dance performances, and a showcase of traditional crafts. Moreover, the stark beauty of the white desert under the moonlight during the Rann Utsav is an unforgettable sight. Travelers to this unique destination can experience a blend of natural wonder, cultural immersion, and historical exploration, making it a truly captivating destination for those seeking a memorable and offbeat travel experience in India.

Short Itinerary

Day Date Itinerary
1 Arrival and Transfer to Rann of Kutch. Rann Utsav market visit Kutch
2 Rann of Kutch Full Day sightseeing Kutch
3 Rann of Kutch to Dholavira, Road to Heaven Dholavira
4 Dholavira to Bhuj and Full-day Bhuj Local sightseeing Bhuj
5 Mandvi Beach exploration and Bhuj sightseeing Bhuj
6 Drop at Ahmedabad Airport, Departure N/A
Detailed Itinerary
Day Date Itinerary Stay
1 Feb 11, 2024 Kutch
10.00 AM Arrival at Ahmedabad Airport (AMD)
Pickup and Transfer to Rann of Kutch (07/08hrs approx)
Rann of Kutch :- Visit Rann Utsav Market
Check in to Hotel
Cultural Program at Hotel
Overnight stay at Kutch
2 Feb 12, 2024 Kutch
Rann of Kutch Full Day Sightseeing
Sunrise at White Rann OR Bird Safari at Chhari Dhandh (subject to nature with extra charge)
Visit Kalo Dungar :- North of the village of Khavda, Kalo Dungar (Black Hill) marks Kutch’s highest point (462 m), with remarkable views of the Great Rann salt flat.The hill is also famous for a 400-year old temple dedicated to Lord Dattatreya. The area comes under the jurisdiction of the army and photography is not allowed. The Indo-Pak border lies about 40 km north from here.
Visit India Bridge :- one of the last bridge to cross before Pakistan border. India Bride is surrounded by Great Rann of Kutch on the right and White Dessert in the left.
Sunset at White Rann
Night View at White Rann (Subject to Permission)
Cultural Program at Hotel, free time to explore by your self
Overnight stay at Rann of Kutch
3 Feb 13, 2024 Dholavira
After Breakfast Transfer to Dholavira
Road to Heaven :- The road connects from khavda to dholaveera in between you can have the view of road with both side water and its just a 2 foot salt water but the view will remind you of dhanushkodi the preferable visiting time should be in early morning sunrise
Visiting Kutch Museum :- The oldest museum in Gujarat, founded in 1877 by Maharao Khengarji, it has the largest existing collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, dating to the 1st century AD, as well as examples of the extinct Kachchhi script and an interesting collection of coins. A section of the museum is devoted to tribal cultures, with many examples of ancient artifacts, folk arts and crafts and information about tribal peoples. The museum also has exhibits of embroidery, paintings, arms, musical instruments, sculpture and precious metalwork.
Visiting Harappan Culture Site :- The Harappan Cultural Centre in Dholavira is a significant archaeological site and museum located in the region of Dholavira in Gujarat, India.
Evening Sunset view from White Rann
Night View (Subject to Permission)
Overnight stay at Dholavira
4 Feb 14, 2024 Bhuj
After Breakfast Transfer to Bhuj
Full day Bhuj local sightseeing
Visit Vande Mataram Museum :- Vande Mataram Memorial is spread over 12 acres of land in the Bhuj region of Gujarat, comprising of a Parliament Building, India Gate, Yellow Fort and open grounds for all to enjoy. A part of the grounds also houses Hiralaxmi Craft Park, another non-profit initiative by Ashapura Foundation, which houses local artisans from across villages in Kutch-Bhuj and provides them a platform to hone and showcase their crafts to buyers.
Visit Smruti Van (Earthquake Museum) :- Museum is a memorial park dedicated to the victims of 2001 Gujarat earthquake
Visit Aina Mahal :- The Aina Mahal is an 18th-century palace that is located next to the Prag Mahal in Darbargadh, Bhuj, Gujarat, India. The palace was built by Rao Lakhpatji of Kutch State around 1750.
Visit Prag Mahal :- Named after Rao Pragmalji II, who commissioned the construction of Prag Mahal, the palace’s first bricks were laid in 1865. It was designed by Colonel Henry Saint Wilkins in the Italian Gothic style. His team constituted of a number of Italian artisans and their wages were paid in gold coins. It ultimately took 3.1 million rupees to get the work done and the palace stood in its fully glory in 1879
Visit Shree Swaminarayan Mandir :- This mandir comes under the Narnarayan Dev Gadi. Senior devotees Gangarambhai jethi Sundarjibhai, Jigneshwarbhai and others from the Bhuj region of Kutch went to Gadhada where God Swaminarayan was attending a Fuldol festival. In that festival, the devotees of Bhuj met Swaminarayan and requested him to construct a temple in Bhuj.
Overnight stay at Bhuj
5 Feb 15, 2024 Bhuj
After Breakfast Transfer for sightseeing
Mandvi Beach visit :- The Mandvi beach is a stretch of golden-brown sand located at the southernmost point of Gujarat's Kutch district. It is located south of the main intersection, Bhuj. The beach is located in the same town as its name, which historically had a busy port serving India. The historic part of the town still has the fort wall from the former trading centre
Vijay Vilas Palace visit :- Vijaya Vilas Palace is a summer palace of ADITYA GELOT Maharao of Kutch located on the beach of Mandvi in Kutch, Gujarat, India.The construction of the palace started in 1920 and was completed in 1929. The palace was built with red sandstone. Its distinctive Rajput architecture largely refers to the plan of palaces of Orchha and Datia
Kranti Guru Smarak visit :- This memorial was made in 2009 . There's a exhibit of photos of various freedom fighters. It was a nice experience. U get to know about his life in detail. Its right on the banks of Mandvi, so it has a beautiful view too
Overnight stay at Bhuj
6 Feb 16, 2024 N/A
After breakfast checkout
Transfer to Ahmedabad (06/07hrs approx)
4.00 PM Drop at Ahmedabad Airport
Package Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • 01N Dholavira - Dholavira Rann Resort / Similar
    • 02N Rann of Kutch - Hodka Village Stay - Non AC Traditional Bhunga / Tent
    • 02N Bhuj - Hotel Nest / Similar
  • Morning Breakfast (Day 2 – Day 6)
  • Dinner (Day 1 -Day 5)
  • All the ground transport as per itinerary
  • Pick up and Drop from Ahmedabad Airport to Ahmedabad Airport
  • Toll - Parking & DA
  • Coordinator Support
Package Exclusions
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, tips, phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Entry ticket fee for all monuments
  • Flight Tickets
  • Any incidental and other expenses which are not specified in the inclusions
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any activities other than the itinerary
  • Coolie / Porter / Guide Charges
  • Any Entrance, Camera Charges During Sightseeing
  • Extended stay or traveling due to any reason.
  • Any other meals.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Kind of entry or Permission.
  • Personal Expenses, Telephone, Laundry, Liquor, Tips etc
  • Any other not mansion in Inclusions
  • Any Jungle Safari, Bird Safari, Elephant Safari, etc… not include in any package.
  • Statue of Unity Sightseeing Entry Tickets. (You can book from www.soutickest.in) – offline not available

Extra Informations

IMP Notes for Vehicles
  • All Type of Tempo Traveller have last Row Sofa Seat Only.
  • All Vehicle’s AC & Music Switch off During Hill Drive.
  • All Sightseeing cover by walk, vehicle will go to approachable point, please update to guest in advance.
  • We are not providing vehicle for Night Travel.
  • Please note we offer rates as per current fuel situation, if any major changes in fuel or costing will be effect on given cost, even after booking.
  • Driver Will Be Acquainted with the local Language Only
MP Notes for Kutch
  • There is no accommodation at Rann of Kutch, all accommodation near by Village Area.
  • Distance from Rann of Kutch to Dhordo – 02/03km approx., Gorevalli – 06/07km approx., Hodka 15/16km approx.
  • Only BSNL & Jio work normally (Not Guaranteed) at Rann of Kutch Village Area.
  • For White Rann of Kutch visit permission is required, and available from Bhirandiyari & Dhordo Check Post. ( 100/- per head )
  • Without permission, White Rann of Kutch Entry not allowed.
  • Please carry original I’d proof and Foreigner Required original Passport and Visa Copy during the travel.
  • White Rann of Kutch Visit Entry time and Exit Time as per Govt (BSF) Norms.
  • Cultural Programme at Local village area Resort/home stay subject to Resort Policy.
  • Only Pure Kutchi / Gujarati meals are available at Rann of Kutch Area.
  • Non-Veg. & Liquor is not allowed at Rann of Kutch area, We cannot help if the Resort Team, force to check out without any refund.
  • Vande Mataram Museum – Bhuj is Closed on Every Monday. (Bhuj)


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Payment Plan

Instalment Dates Amount
At the time of registration ₹8400
Before Nov 25, 2023 ₹4200
Before Dec 25, 2023 ₹4200
Before Jan 25, 2023 ₹4200
Total Amount ₹21000

Cancellation fees will be applied as mentioned below.

Date of Cancellation Cancellation Fees
Before 90 days of camp ₹ 5250
Before 45 days of camp ₹ 8400
Before 30 days of camp ₹ 12600
Before 15 days of camp ₹ 16800
Within 15 days of the camp start date ₹ 21,000
  • Alternatively, a registered participant may transfer his/her registration to a friend without any cancellation fee.
  • In case of cancellation of the program due to any gov restrictions due to COVID/ Weather, an alternate date will be provided for the same trip and no refund for that.
  • In case you are not able to join the trek on the new dates, either you can send a replacement ( Without any additional cost) / You can opt for Wallet transfer,
    • What is Wallet Transfer ?:  The amount will move to LGFC Wallet and you can use that for any other trip.  ( 2% fee will be deducted as movement charges) . Strictly there won’t be any refund to a bank account.
    • Wallet transfer is applicable only for the case when a participant wont be able to join the new date on a postponed trip due to Pandemic / Weather situations
    • The wallet transfer offer will only be one time , when the new date is announced. Further changes will be counted as normal cancellations and will be as per cancellation policy.
  • Instalments are to be paid before due dates.
  • In case when instalments are pending after the due date, the order are subjected to auto-canceled.
  • There will be no refund in case of auto cancellation due to nonpayment of installment.

1. Budget-Friendly. ( You can compare the same package with any other available itineraries)
2. Pay the total camp fee in 4  installments before the trip
3. Not just the trip, but many more things to learn and experience: We are not just providing sightseeing. Know more about India and Hidden and Ancient Stories. Our Camp Navigator will share the stories on the myths as well as the science.
4. Well Experienced Local Support Staff.
5. Plan beyond the Itinerary– In case if you want to extend the trip, we are there to help you by providing Stays contact and transportation, Talk to the coordinator of LetsGoForACamp.

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