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Runn of Kutch Tour Package|Kutch Runn Utsav Tour Package

 

Why you should choose our Kutch & Kutch Utsav tour package

 

First of all we are a Gujarat Based Company and No one understands Guiarat Better than us.

Our Kutch Tour package is designed for International & indian tourists who want to experience a different side of Gujarat as we are the only ones who offers such detailed trip package along with following features.

 

  • Visit Desert Safaris In The Little Rann Of Kutch
  • Visit Aina Mahal Museum & Pragmahal Museum
  • Bhartiya Sanskriti Darsan Museum &Sharadbaug Palace
  • Shaam E Sarhad Resort At Hodka Village
  • Enjoy Folk Music Performance Around A Bonfire
  • Visit Dhordo Village, Bhirandiyara Village, Ludiya Village, Khavda Village, India Bridge
  • Visit KaroDungar (Black Hill) And Dattatray Temple
  • Visit 72 Jain Temple Complex
  • Stay at The Wankaner Palace

If you are a wildlife, photography and culture lover then you must visit these locations and return home with fine memories.

 

3 Day - Kutch Utsav Tour package – overview

Our Special Kutch Utsav Tour package is designed to give you full insight of the Festivities of the Runn of Kutch Festival. We have cheapest and most entertaining arrangements for you.

 

10 Day - Kutch Tour package – overview

This 10 day trip package is intended to provide you with comfortable stay options along with transportation and guide service in the region of Gujarat known as Kutch. We have to most detailed experience itinerary of Kutch that includes trip to some of the important villages listed above along with safari and other heritage locations.

 

More About our Kutch tour package – An overview

Welcome to the Kutch tour package, where we cover the Kutch region such as  Kutch (23.9150° N, 70.3670° E) Bhuj (23.2500° N, 69.6700° E) Wankaner (22.6200° N, 70.9300° E) along with villages in this area. Ahmedabad (23.0300° N, 72.5800° E) serves are the starting point of this trip from where we move ahead.

Weather in Kutch is dry and humid most of the time, the languages spoken here is Kutchi language, a slightly varied dialect of standard Sindhi.

 

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days) OR Kutch Standard Tour Package (9 Night/10 day) Trip itinerary

 

A. Kutch Utsav Tour Itinarary( 2N-3D - Dec - Jan Only) Every Year

 

DAY 1 Kutch Utsav -

CHECK IN TIME: 12:30 PM - TRANSFERS FROM BHUJ TO TENT CITY DHORDO:
 

  • 08:15 AM     From     Railway Station Bhuj
  • 10:30 AM     From     Railway Station / Airport Bhuj
  • 02:30 PM     From     Railway Station Bhuj
  • 03:30 PM     From     Airport Bhuj
  • 12:30                                 Onwards           Welcome & Check − In
  • 12:30PM to     02:30 PM     Lunch at respective Dining Area
  • 02:30 PM to     04:00 PM     Enjoy in-house activities.
  • 04:00 PM to     05:00 PM     Evening Tea/Coffee
  • 05:00 PM to     05:30 PM     Transfer to White Rann to witness the Grandeur of Sunset.
  • 7:00 PM to     07:30 PM     Return Transfer to Tent City Dhordo.
  • 7:30 PM to     10:00 PM     Dinner at respective Dining Area
  • 8:30 PM to     10:30 PM     Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.


Notes :-

  • AND INDIVIDUAL TRANSFERS [on chargeable basis], NO TRANSFERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER ABOVE TIMING, ALLOTMENT OF TENT TO GUEST ARRIVING BEFORE CHECK-IN TIME WILL BE SUBJECT TO AVAILIBILITY.
  • Distance from Bhuj to Tent City Dhordo is approx 85 Kms., which takes approx 1 hr 45 mins.
  • Complimentary Refreshment enroute Dhordo in bus.
  • ARRIVAL AT TENT CITY DHORDO FROM BHUJ


Mode of transfer can be through Camel Cart / Bus on first come first basis. Guest will have to return by the same mode of transfer.

 

 

DAY 2 - Kutch Utsav

 

 

  • 06:00 AM to     07:00 AM     MORNING TEA
  • 07:30 AM to     10:00 AM     Breakfast at respective Dining Area
  • 09:00 AM to     08:00 PM     Optional Chargeable Tour (This may be booked along with package.)
  • 10:00 AM to     12:30 PM     Enjoy in-house activities.
  • 12:30PM to     02:30 PM     Lunch at respective Dining Area
  • 02:30 PM to     7:30 PM     Complimentary Tour to Kala Dungar [Black Hill]
  • 7:30 PM to     10:00 PM     Dinner at Respective Dining Area
  • 8:30 PM to     10:30 PM     Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.


01. Mandvi Kutch Mandvi is an important beach famous among travelers for peace and solitude. Mandvi has beautiful white sand, serene locales and enchanting sunset views. Dist. from Tent City is approx. 140 kms one way, which takes approx. 2.5 hr.

02. Indo-Pak Border Get the feel of how our BSF Jawans guard the border. Dist. From tent city is apprx. 160 kms. With a travel rime around 3 hrs.
Guests opting for optional tour will miss complimentary tour to Gandhi Nu Gaam & Kala Dungar as scheduled below.
 

Kala Dungar is the highest point in Kutch.On the route visit to Handicraft Village ”Gandhi Nu Gaam”

Tea/Coffee shall be provided at Kala Dungar, Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
 
 

 

DAY 3 - Kutch Utsav

 

  • 06:00 AM to     07:00 AM     MORNING TEA
  • 07:30 AM to     10:00 AM     Breakfast at Respective Dining Area
  • 09:30 AM           Check out from Tent City
  • 09:30 AM to     10:30 AM     Departure to Bhuj with a complimentary sight-seeing places of interest in Bhuj

 

 

 

Kutch Standard Tour package Itinarary - 9N/10D Standard Kutch Gujarat Tour

 

Day 1 – Ahmedabad - Kutch

Our representatives will pick you up from Airport/Station and will transfer you to the pickup point. From here we will proceed for Kutch by car or luxury Volvo bus where upon reaching you’ll check in to hotel for overnight stay and dinner.

 

Day 2 – Kutch – Little Rann of Kutch

Today we will proceed To Little Rann Of Kutch where you’ll enjoy Desert Safari. You can see wild animals like Wild-Ass, Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal, snakes and many different birds. We will return to hotel for overnight and dinner.

 

Day 3 –Kutch – Bhuj

Today we will check out from Kutch and drive to Bhuj. On arrival you’ll be checking in the hotel/resort. The day will be free for local sightseeing photography and shopping.

This place is famous for its handicrafts works that is made at many artesian villages in this area. The enamel work done on gold and silver jewelry, seashell toys, lacquered wood and metal bells is very popular here. You can buy variety of embroidered clothes and different art works. The local sweets such as Khavada is very popular here.

Overnight stay and dinner in hotel/resort.

 

Day 4 –Bhuj Sightseeing

We will leave for Bhuj sightseeing after breakfast. There are many places to visit in Bhuj such as

  • Shree Swaminarayan Temple: A magnificent architectural masterpiece built from marble that is simply breathtaking.
  • Pragmahal Palace.:Built in Gothic style this palace belonged to the rulers of Kutchh region. AainaMahal is located in the compounds of this palace. Here you can visit the handicraft museum that has various arts and crafts from different parts of Kutch on display.
  • Hamirsar Lake: This is a beautiful lake located in the heart of the city.
  • Bhujiyo Hill: This fort was made by the rulers of Kutchh region made to protect the city. This place is a heaven for photography lovers and it offers panoramic view of the city.
  • Chhatardi: This place has the cenotaphs of rulers along with a beautiful garden and a lake nearby.

We Will return to Bhuj for overnight stay and dinner.

 

Day 5 -Bhuj - Hodka Village (105km / 2.5hrs)

Today we will proceed for Hodka village and check in to Sham-e-sharad resort for check in. This resort has mud houses and family tents where one can stay enjoying the local Kutch culture and lifestyle. Here you’ll enjoy traditional dance forms by locals along with bonfire and dinner in the night. 

 

Day 6 – Hodka -Banni & Pachcham (200km / 4hrs)

We will wake up early morning and proceed to Banni and Pachcham regions at the edge of the Rann. We will explore the local villages like Dhordo, Bhirandiyara, Ludiya and Khavda along with India Bridge and a few more places. From here we will KaloDungar and Dattatray Temple that offers a panoramic view of entire Rann of Kutchh and is a great sunset point. In the evening we will return to the resort for overnight stay and dinner.

Places to visit around Hodka

  • Dhordo Village is set on the edge of the Rann from where Indo - Pak border starts. It is renowned for its White desert, bird watching and craft villages.
  • Bhirandiyarais a small village in Kutchh region that consists of 20 houses belonging to artisan families.
  • Ludia village is famous for the craftswomen who make beautiful embroidery work and traditional crafts. The male artisans here make decorative furniture.
  • Khavda is a small village in Bhuj where each year millions flamingos migrate to breed. Visitors can enjoy the safari here on camel back. The town is famous for excellent pottery  and leather works.
  • KaloDungaris the highest point in Kutch from where you can get a beautiful panoramic view of the entire desert.

 

Day 7 Hodka - Mandvi (200km/4hrs)

Today we check out from the resort and drive for Mandvi and Banni Region. We will visit a famous fossil site and Than Monastery in the route along with Jura &Nirona Villages. In the evening we will arrive in Mandvi and check in to the resort/hotel for overnight and dinner.

Trip details

  • Kutch fossil park: This is a magnificent place where many fossils have been collected and kept for display.
  • Than Monastery is a beautiful temple complex in a corner of Kutch region.It is situated at the foot of Dinodhar Hill and is dedicated to Dhoramnath who is said to have performed rigorous penance here for 12 long years.
  • Jura village is famous for the craftsmen who are popularly known to make beautiful bells.
  • Nirona village is famous for seven generation old Rogan art that came to India from Persia that is today  done on bridal clothing, beautiful borders and floral patterns on Ghagras, odhni and other celebratory dresses.

 

Day 8 – Mandvi sightseeing

We will be visiting 72 Jain Temple Complex and then proceed to the shipping yard at Mandvi Port. From here we will spend rest of the day at the beach. You can also go for natural spa and herbal treatment at the resort.

The MandviTeerth is a Jain pilgrimage centre here. An idol of the 16th tirthankar of Jain, BhagwanShantinath, in the Padmasana posture is worshipped as the main deity here.

 

Day 9 –Mandvi - Wankaner (215km/ 4hrs)

Today we will check out from Mandvi and proceed for Wankaner where we will be staying in the Wankaner palace. Day will be free for photography, exploring the palace and the surrounding area.

Wankaner Palace is one of the beautiful historical palaces in India that was built by Maharaja of Wankaner H.H. Amarsinhji in the 20th century. There are a lot of antiquities in this palace such as decorative doors, windows, antique chairs, mirrors etc. This palace is home of Royal Oasis Wankaner that is one of the finest heritage hotel of India.

Here you can explore the nearby hills that has a Gayatri temple built on the top.

  • Datardargah is near the hills that is a popular destination for muslim visitors.
  • Hajrat Shah bavaDargah Sharif is another shrine that is of great importance for Hindu as well as Muslim devotees.
  • Nagabava Temple is dedicated to one of the co-founders of the city Nagabava.
  • Swaminarayan Temple is also one of the most popular religious place for followers of Swaminarayan cult.

 

Day 10 – Wankaner - Ahmedabad (220km/ 4hrs)

Today we will check out from Palace and leave for Ahmedabad where upon reaching you’ll be dropped to the railways station/airport and the trip will come to an end. 

 

About Runn of Kutch

It is situated in the North-West of Gujarat this region is the largest district area in India. This place is home to 18 varied tribes with different languages spoken and lifestyle.

 

About Kutch Runn Utsav

The great Kutch festival is organized during December – January that is visited by millions of tourists to experience the local and tribal lifestyle along with colorfully attired dancers, music concerts, Sindhi Bhajan performances. People also visit here to purchase from selling traditional Kutch embroideries, handicraft and jewelry.

 

Ideal time to visit - Kutch can be visited for most time of the year. But winter is the best time to visit this region as the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and enjoying the various activities here.

 

How to reach Runn of Kutch

 

  • Air – The nearest airport is in Bhuj the administrative center of Kutch, daily flights from Mumbai and Delhi land here.
  • Rail –Bhuj is connected to major Indian cities via rail route, frequent trains from Ahmadabad, Delhi, Mumbai ply here. Further journey can be commenced by cab or bus.
  • Road –Major locations of Kutch and Bhuj can be accessed via road by frequent bus and cab service.

 

 

 

 

Fairs and Festival in Runn of Kutch

Kutch Mahotsava: This festival is organized by Gujarat's tourism in the last months of the year where people visit from every part of the world to see local folk dance and musical performances and to see local arts like jewellery and regional handicrafts exhibitions.

 

Select Hotels for Kutch & Kutch Utsav Tour Package

 

Bhuj

  • Hotel Prince – 3500 (2832-220370 / 220371 / 250372)
  • Hotel Abha International – 1000 onwards (9925110305)
  • B Cube Hotel and Resort – 2000 onwards (9879554722)
  • KBN Hotel – 800 onwards (9727807428)

 

What to eat in Kutch

Only vegetarian food is available here that is made out of milk, bajara and wheat. Kachchhi Dabeli is well known local fast food.

 

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days) OR Kutch Standard Tour Package (9 Night/10 day):-  Rates/Dates-Hotels

 

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days)  Rates & Dates - Hotels-Tents

2 Night 3 Day

Rates (INR) per Person     On twin sharing basis     Extra Person     Sr. Citizen Discount

  • Premium Tent                      16,000/-     9,600/-     15%
  • Deluxe AC Swiss Cottages     15,000/-     9,000/-     15%
  • Non AC Swiss Cottages         11,000/-     7,000/-     NIL

1 Night 2 Day

Rates (INR) per Person     On twin sharing basis     Extra Person     Sr. Citizen Discount
Premium Tent                      8,900/-     6,100/-     15%
Deluxe AC Swiss Cottages     7,900/-     5,400/-     15%
Non AC Swiss Cottages          5,900/-     4,100/-     NIL


Above rates are exclusive of Service Tax @ 7.42%
Rates on single occupancy basis, will be 75% of basic cost (75% of double occupancy amount).
No Sr. Citizen discount on extra mattress / person.

 

Kutch Utsav rate Inclusions :-

  •     Pickup from Bhuj [Railway Station / Airport] to Dhordo. [All transfers shall be in A.C. Coaches on S.I.C. basis]
  •     Drop from Dhordo to Bhuj [Railway Station/Airport]
  •     Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
  •     2 Night 3 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day, Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 2nd day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 3rd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 3rd day.
  •     1 Night 2 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 2nd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 2nd day.
  •     Visit to White Rann on day 1 and Visit to Kala Dungar on day 2. These tour cannot be interchanged. Those guest who missed the visit as per scheduled package may be included on request on chargeable basis.
  •     Accommodation in Tent is on twin sharing basis.
  •     Two bottles of drinking water per day per tent.

 

 



Kutch Utsav ( 2N/3D-1N/2D) rate Inclusions :-

  •     Pickup from Bhuj [Railway Station / Airport] to Dhordo. [All transfers shall be in A.C. Coaches on S.I.C. basis]
  •     Drop from Dhordo to Bhuj [Railway Station/Airport]
  •     Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
  •     2 Night 3 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day, Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 2nd day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 3rd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 3rd day.
  •     1 Night 2 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 2nd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 2nd day.
  •     Visit to White Rann on day 1 and Visit to Kala Dungar on day 2. These tour cannot be interchanged. Those guest who missed the visit as per scheduled package may be included on request on chargeable basis.
  •     Accommodation in Tent is on twin sharing basis.
  •     Two bottles of drinking water per day per tent.

 

Runn of Kutch Tour Package - Tour Cost Inclusions

·         Meeting and assistance on arrival 

·         09 Nights accommodation in above mentioned or similar hotels 

·         Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast 

·         Air-conditioned car for sightseeing and excursions as per our itinerary 

·         Driver Bata, Toll tax and parking

 

Tour Cost Excludes:-

  • Air fare / train fare 
  • Jeep safari at Sasangir.
  • Coolie / porter charges. 
  • Camera charges. 
  • Donations at temples. 
  • Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.
  • Any meals other then those specified in Tour Cost Includes’ 
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc. 
  • Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’ 
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing. 
  • 3.09% Government service tax



Kutch Utsav ( 2N/3D-1N/2D) rate Inclusions :-

  •     Pickup from Bhuj [Railway Station / Airport] to Dhordo. [All transfers shall be in A.C. Coaches on S.I.C. basis]
  •     Drop from Dhordo to Bhuj [Railway Station/Airport]
  •     Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
  •     2 Night 3 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day, Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 2nd day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 3rd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 3rd day.
  •     1 Night 2 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 2nd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 2nd day.
  •     Visit to White Rann on day 1 and Visit to Kala Dungar on day 2. These tour cannot be interchanged. Those guest who missed the visit as per scheduled package may be included on request on chargeable basis.
  •     Accommodation in Tent is on twin sharing basis.
  •     Two bottles of drinking water per day per tent.

 

Runn of Kutch Tour Package - Tour Cost Inclusions

·         Meeting and assistance on arrival 

·         09 Nights accommodation in above mentioned or similar hotels 

·         Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast 

·         Air-conditioned car for sightseeing and excursions as per our itinerary 

·         Driver Bata, Toll tax and parking

 

Tour Cost Excludes:-

  • Air fare / train fare 
  • Jeep safari at Sasangir.
  • Coolie / porter charges. 
  • Camera charges. 
  • Donations at temples. 
  • Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.
  • Any meals other then those specified in Tour Cost Includes’ 
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc. 
  • Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’ 
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing. 
  • 3.09% Government service tax

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days) OR Kutch Standard Tour Package (9 Night/10 day) Trip itinerary

 

A. Kutch Utsav Tour Itinarary( 2N-3D - Dec - Jan Only) Every Year

 

DAY 1 Kutch Utsav -

CHECK IN TIME: 12:30 PM - TRANSFERS FROM BHUJ TO TENT CITY DHORDO:
 

  • 08:15 AM     From     Railway Station Bhuj
  • 10:30 AM     From     Railway Station / Airport Bhuj
  • 02:30 PM     From     Railway Station Bhuj
  • 03:30 PM     From     Airport Bhuj
  • 12:30                                 Onwards           Welcome & Check − In
  • 12:30PM to     02:30 PM     Lunch at respective Dining Area
  • 02:30 PM to     04:00 PM     Enjoy in-house activities.
  • 04:00 PM to     05:00 PM     Evening Tea/Coffee
  • 05:00 PM to     05:30 PM     Transfer to White Rann to witness the Grandeur of Sunset.
  • 7:00 PM to     07:30 PM     Return Transfer to Tent City Dhordo.
  • 7:30 PM to     10:00 PM     Dinner at respective Dining Area
  • 8:30 PM to     10:30 PM     Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.


Notes :-

  • AND INDIVIDUAL TRANSFERS [on chargeable basis], NO TRANSFERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER ABOVE TIMING, ALLOTMENT OF TENT TO GUEST ARRIVING BEFORE CHECK-IN TIME WILL BE SUBJECT TO AVAILIBILITY.
  • Distance from Bhuj to Tent City Dhordo is approx 85 Kms., which takes approx 1 hr 45 mins.
  • Complimentary Refreshment enroute Dhordo in bus.
  • ARRIVAL AT TENT CITY DHORDO FROM BHUJ


Mode of transfer can be through Camel Cart / Bus on first come first basis. Guest will have to return by the same mode of transfer.

 

 

DAY 2 - Kutch Utsav

 

  • 06:00 AM to     07:00 AM     MORNING TEA
  • 07:30 AM to     10:00 AM     Breakfast at respective Dining Area
  • 09:00 AM to     08:00 PM     Optional Chargeable Tour (This may be booked along with package.)
  • 10:00 AM to     12:30 PM     Enjoy in-house activities.
  • 12:30PM to     02:30 PM     Lunch at respective Dining Area
  • 02:30 PM to     7:30 PM     Complimentary Tour to Kala Dungar [Black Hill]
  • 7:30 PM to     10:00 PM     Dinner at Respective Dining Area
  • 8:30 PM to     10:30 PM     Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities.


01. Mandvi Kutch Mandvi is an important beach famous among travelers for peace and solitude. Mandvi has beautiful white sand, serene locales and enchanting sunset views. Dist. from Tent City is approx. 140 kms one way, which takes approx. 2.5 hr.

02. Indo-Pak Border Get the feel of how our BSF Jawans guard the border. Dist. From tent city is apprx. 160 kms. With a travel rime around 3 hrs.
Guests opting for optional tour will miss complimentary tour to Gandhi Nu Gaam & Kala Dungar as scheduled below.
 

Kala Dungar is the highest point in Kutch.On the route visit to Handicraft Village ”Gandhi Nu Gaam”

Tea/Coffee shall be provided at Kala Dungar, Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
 
 

 

DAY 3 - Kutch Utsav

 

  • 06:00 AM to     07:00 AM     MORNING TEA
  • 07:30 AM to     10:00 AM     Breakfast at Respective Dining Area
  • 09:30 AM           Check out from Tent City
  • 09:30 AM to     10:30 AM     Departure to Bhuj with a complimentary sight-seeing places of interest in Bhuj

 

 

 

Kutch Standard Tour package Itinarary - 9N/10D Standard Kutch Gujarat Tour

 

Day 1 – Ahmedabad - Kutch

Our representatives will pick you up from Airport/Station and will transfer you to the pickup point. From here we will proceed for Kutch by car or luxury Volvo bus where upon reaching you’ll check in to hotel for overnight stay and dinner.

 

Day 2 – Kutch – Little Rann of Kutch

Today we will proceed To Little Rann Of Kutch where you’ll enjoy Desert Safari. You can see wild animals like Wild-Ass, Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal, snakes and many different birds. We will return to hotel for overnight and dinner.

 

Day 3 –Kutch – Bhuj

Today we will check out from Kutch and drive to Bhuj. On arrival you’ll be checking in the hotel/resort. The day will be free for local sightseeing photography and shopping.

This place is famous for its handicrafts works that is made at many artesian villages in this area. The enamel work done on gold and silver jewelry, seashell toys, lacquered wood and metal bells is very popular here. You can buy variety of embroidered clothes and different art works. The local sweets such as Khavada is very popular here.

Overnight stay and dinner in hotel/resort.

 

Day 4 –Bhuj Sightseeing

We will leave for Bhuj sightseeing after breakfast. There are many places to visit in Bhuj such as

  • Shree Swaminarayan Temple: A magnificent architectural masterpiece built from marble that is simply breathtaking.
  • Pragmahal Palace.:Built in Gothic style this palace belonged to the rulers of Kutchh region. AainaMahal is located in the compounds of this palace. Here you can visit the handicraft museum that has various arts and crafts from different parts of Kutch on display.
  • Hamirsar Lake: This is a beautiful lake located in the heart of the city.
  • Bhujiyo Hill: This fort was made by the rulers of Kutchh region made to protect the city. This place is a heaven for photography lovers and it offers panoramic view of the city.
  • Chhatardi: This place has the cenotaphs of rulers along with a beautiful garden and a lake nearby.

We Will return to Bhuj for overnight stay and dinner.

 

Day 5 -Bhuj - Hodka Village (105km / 2.5hrs)

Today we will proceed for Hodka village and check in to Sham-e-sharad resort for check in. This resort has mud houses and family tents where one can stay enjoying the local Kutch culture and lifestyle. Here you’ll enjoy traditional dance forms by locals along with bonfire and dinner in the night. 

 

Day 6 – Hodka -Banni & Pachcham (200km / 4hrs)

We will wake up early morning and proceed to Banni and Pachcham regions at the edge of the Rann. We will explore the local villages like Dhordo, Bhirandiyara, Ludiya and Khavda along with India Bridge and a few more places. From here we will KaloDungar and Dattatray Temple that offers a panoramic view of entire Rann of Kutchh and is a great sunset point. In the evening we will return to the resort for overnight stay and dinner.

Places to visit around Hodka

  • Dhordo Village is set on the edge of the Rann from where Indo - Pak border starts. It is renowned for its White desert, bird watching and craft villages.
  • Bhirandiyarais a small village in Kutchh region that consists of 20 houses belonging to artisan families.
  • Ludia village is famous for the craftswomen who make beautiful embroidery work and traditional crafts. The male artisans here make decorative furniture.
  • Khavda is a small village in Bhuj where each year millions flamingos migrate to breed. Visitors can enjoy the safari here on camel back. The town is famous for excellent pottery  and leather works.
  • KaloDungaris the highest point in Kutch from where you can get a beautiful panoramic view of the entire desert.

 

Day 7 Hodka - Mandvi (200km/4hrs)

Today we check out from the resort and drive for Mandvi and Banni Region. We will visit a famous fossil site and Than Monastery in the route along with Jura &Nirona Villages. In the evening we will arrive in Mandvi and check in to the resort/hotel for overnight and dinner.

Trip details

  • Kutch fossil park: This is a magnificent place where many fossils have been collected and kept for display.
  • Than Monastery is a beautiful temple complex in a corner of Kutch region.It is situated at the foot of Dinodhar Hill and is dedicated to Dhoramnath who is said to have performed rigorous penance here for 12 long years.
  • Jura village is famous for the craftsmen who are popularly known to make beautiful bells.
  • Nirona village is famous for seven generation old Rogan art that came to India from Persia that is today  done on bridal clothing, beautiful borders and floral patterns on Ghagras, odhni and other celebratory dresses.

 

Day 8 – Mandvi sightseeing

We will be visiting 72 Jain Temple Complex and then proceed to the shipping yard at Mandvi Port. From here we will spend rest of the day at the beach. You can also go for natural spa and herbal treatment at the resort.

The MandviTeerth is a Jain pilgrimage centre here. An idol of the 16th tirthankar of Jain, BhagwanShantinath, in the Padmasana posture is worshipped as the main deity here.

 

Day 9 –Mandvi - Wankaner (215km/ 4hrs)

Today we will check out from Mandvi and proceed for Wankaner where we will be staying in the Wankaner palace. Day will be free for photography, exploring the palace and the surrounding area.

Wankaner Palace is one of the beautiful historical palaces in India that was built by Maharaja of Wankaner H.H. Amarsinhji in the 20th century. There are a lot of antiquities in this palace such as decorative doors, windows, antique chairs, mirrors etc. This palace is home of Royal Oasis Wankaner that is one of the finest heritage hotel of India.

Here you can explore the nearby hills that has a Gayatri temple built on the top.

  • Datardargah is near the hills that is a popular destination for muslim visitors.
  • Hajrat Shah bavaDargah Sharif is another shrine that is of great importance for Hindu as well as Muslim devotees.
  • Nagabava Temple is dedicated to one of the co-founders of the city Nagabava.
  • Swaminarayan Temple is also one of the most popular religious place for followers of Swaminarayan cult.

 

Day 10 – Wankaner - Ahmedabad (220km/ 4hrs)

Today we will check out from Palace and leave for Ahmedabad where upon reaching you’ll be dropped to the railways station/airport and the trip will come to an end. 

 

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days) OR Kutch Standard Tour Package (9 Night/10 day):-  Rates/Dates-Hotels

 

Runn Kutch Utsav ( 2Night/3Days)  Rates & Dates - Hotels-Tents

2 Night 3 Day

Rates (INR) per Person     On twin sharing basis     Extra Person     Sr. Citizen Discount

  • Premium Tent                      16,000/-     9,600/-     15%
  • Deluxe AC Swiss Cottages     15,000/-     9,000/-     15%
  • Non AC Swiss Cottages         11,000/-     7,000/-     NIL

1 Night 2 Day

Rates (INR) per Person     On twin sharing basis     Extra Person     Sr. Citizen Discount
Premium Tent                      8,900/-     6,100/-     15%
Deluxe AC Swiss Cottages     7,900/-     5,400/-     15%
Non AC Swiss Cottages          5,900/-     4,100/-     NIL


Above rates are exclusive of Service Tax @ 7.42%
Rates on single occupancy basis, will be 75% of basic cost (75% of double occupancy amount).
No Sr. Citizen discount on extra mattress / person.

 

Kutch Utsav rate Inclusions :-

  •     Pickup from Bhuj [Railway Station / Airport] to Dhordo. [All transfers shall be in A.C. Coaches on S.I.C. basis]
  •     Drop from Dhordo to Bhuj [Railway Station/Airport]
  •     Complimentary Refreshment in bus.
  •     2 Night 3 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day, Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 2nd day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 3rd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 3rd day.
  •     1 Night 2 Day Package includes Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner on 1st day and Morning Tea& Breakfast on 2nd day. The meals will be served on scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on 2nd day.
  •     Visit to White Rann on day 1 and Visit to Kala Dungar on day 2. These tour cannot be interchanged. Those guest who missed the visit as per scheduled package may be included on request on chargeable basis.
  •     Accommodation in Tent is on twin sharing basis.
  •     Two bottles of drinking water per day per tent.

 

 

 

 

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