Excursions – Keep Exploring: Kalo Dungar

Rann Utsav, Rann, Utsav, 2017

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

Rann Utsav, Rann, Utsav, 2017

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

Rann Utsav 2017, 2018

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

Rann Utsav, Rann, Utsav, 2017

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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The Most Popular Kutchi Embroidery (iii)

Rann Utsav, Kutchi Art, Kutch White Rann

Pottery Pottery is the oldest craft known to man. The potters source mud from the surroundings and create various types of earthernware. A thin wash of geru (an earthy read colour) is applied and then the pottery is decorated with geometric or figurative patterns. Gundayali, Khadva, Bhuj and Lodiya are the places renowned for their […]

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The World Famous Kutchi Embroidery (ii)

Rann Utsav, Kutchi Art, Kutch White Rann

  Jat Among the three Jat embroidery types that belong to three sub-groups of Jat Community, Garasia Jat Embroidery is very famous and scrupulous. This type of embroidery covers the entire fabric with the tough enough stitches. The fabric is first outlined in white stitches and completed with an arrangement of tiny mirror work and […]

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The World Famous Kutchi Embroidery (i)

Rann Utsav, Kutchi Art, Kutch White Rann

Kutch fosters seventeen explicit styles of embroidery, mastered among nine communities. Ahir, Soof, Kharek, Pakko, Jat, Dheberia Rabari, Marwada embroidery and Mutwa are some of the names of embroidery of the region. Ahir: The artistic Ahir embroidery incorporates flowers, parrots, peacocks, milkmaids and mirror work. Outlined with the chain stitch, the designs are then filled […]

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