Bhujodi – The Village of Art

  Bhujodi is known for its award winning weavers. Called Vankars, the weaver families produce colourful shawls, traditional blankets like the Dhabda, dhablas and floor coverings like woolen durries. The shawls and other products are distinguished by their intricate woven patterns, tight weaving and embellishments with tie-dye or embroidery. Many of the weavers of this village have won prestigious national awards […]

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THE WILD ASS SANCTUARY

The Wild Ass Sanctuary covers much of the Little Rann of Kutch and its environs. The vast salt-encrusted desert plains are interspersed with islands with vegetation that support much wildlife like the Asiatic Wild Ass. This sanctuary was created to protect the Asiatic Wild Ass, which once ranged throughout the steppes and desert steppes of […]

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The Picture-Perfect Rann of Kutch

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The picturesque Rann of Kutch has been the backdrop of many regional and Bollywood films. Locations like the Little Rann of Kutch and the Great Rann of Kutch have been the location of many films. Kareena Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan’s debut film ‘Refugee’, Nikhil Advani’s thriller ‘D-Day’, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’, Kareena […]

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Rann Utsav is calling you

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Kutch is all set to host the Rann Utsav festival from 1st November, 2018 to 28th February, 2019. The flamboyance of cultural colors will take over the otherwise quiet village of Dhordo. The intricacy of art & crafts, the tunes of folk songs, the rhythm of cultural dances, the touch of traditions, the generosity of Kutchi people […]

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Excursions – Keep Exploring: Kalo Dungar

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The Kala Dungar is covered with grassland, scrubland, rocks and ponds that support faunal populations. The hill is the treat for the bird-lovers as many typical birds of the scrubby and barren habitats are found here.  The Datatray Temple on Kala Dungar is the site for a unique daily event – when the priests of […]

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Trelfiestan of Gujarat

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It is nearly impossible to travel without seeing people posing for camera in a scenic background, requesting other people to take their perfect picture, working on that one special shot and ideal scene. It has now become a tradition to pose for travel selfies (trelfies) whenever you visit any destination. So if you’re also the […]

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Tented Accommodation & Bhunga- Comfort with Culture

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Tented accommodation and Bhunga- the traditional cylindrical structure that epitomizes Kutchi life are designed to enhance your experience of enjoying the picturesque Kutch and Rann Utsav, the grand desert festival. Living in tents and Bhunga during Rann Utsav  offers an opportunity to stay in uniquely traditional style, and gives spectacular glimpses of Kutchi culture, handicrafts […]

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Leisure & Recreation – The Fun Moments at Rann Utsav

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Rann Utsav offers a gamut of leisure activities for tourists to savour unhurried moments. Rannutsav hosts activities such as Horse Rides, Camel Safaris, Bird Watching, Pool Table, Table Tennis, ATV Riding, Paramotoring,  Archery, Giant Chess, Net Cricket, Bicycle – all this and a lot more in an environment of  festive opulence and sumptuousness. Tourists also […]

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Kutchi Cuisine – Tasty Treats

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Kutch presents a simple yet delicious cuisine that is appetizing. The staple food of the region is Khichdi (a sumptuous mix of rice cooked with pulses), Kadhi( a lightly-flavoured, yellow curry made with yogurt), Rotla (a nutritious Indian bread made from black millet flour) and green chilli pickle, accompanied by buttermilk. Local fast food of […]

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