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Kutch tourism, Gujarat

Dive into the serene charm of fine white sand

Tourism in Kutch

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Best time to visit
Nov - Feb
Ideal Duration
2-3 Days
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About Kutch Tourism

Tourism in Kutch brings the visitors close to its surreal beauty and shows them all the best reasons to get enticed with the vast stretches of white salt spread over the shores of Rann of Kutch. The Kutch travel guide advises tourists to visit between December–February, during which Kutch celebrates the most popular Rann Festival in which the complete grandeur of the beach is decorated meticulously with numerous cultural festivals and adventure activities. Tourism in Kutch district supplements the visitors with the glimpses of our neighboring country Pakistan and the Indo-Pakistan border.

History of Kutch

The region of Kutch still encompasses many numerous sites that belong to the popular Indus Valley civilization. Controlled by Menaders and Indo-Scythians, later it got ruled by the Maurya Empire. Being influenced by the Western Satraps in the first century, the region came under the control of many empires. Eventually, as it also came under the British Raj in 1819, it became a state after the independence of India under the Union of India in 1950.

Culture of Kutch

Famed for its traditional and cultural heritage, here locals can be found to be engaged in some or other creative art form. The folk music, dance and art attract thousands of visitors to this place. Prolific in embroidery work, the locals of Kutch create beautiful garments densed with motifs. The staple food of the region is bajra, kadhi, khichdi and milk.

Best of Kutch

Sprawling over an area of more than 45000 sq km, the Great Rann of Kutch is one of the largest districts in India. Replete with splendid mud architecture, exquisite handicrafts, and spellbinding apparels, this region is defined by its creative artwork.

Let’s explore all the major tourist places in Kutch through our detailed Kutch travel guide:

Rann of Kutch Festival

Being one of the most amazing festivals of Kutch, Rann Utsav is a portrayal of the ethnic beauty of its rural area. Located at a distance of about 85 kms from Bhuj, this place attracts thousands of tourists every year. Besides guest accommodation, this place also encompasses a club house, a conference hall, a cafe, and a rejuvenation centre that make it even more attractive. Come here to witness some entertaining shows and performances, and to buy creative handicrafts that are worth of taking back home along.

Kutch Museum

If one wants to dig into the history and culture of this region, then Kutch Museum comes as the best recommendation for them. Nestled in the heart of the city, it was established in the year of 1877. Here, one can witness the largest collection of Kutch’s local currency and Kshatrapa inscriptions along with Kutchi script. Apart from that one can also get acquainted with the tribal culture, and enjoy the exhibition of paintings, sculptures, metal work and much more that used to prevail in the region of Kutch.

Bhuj

Tourism in Kutch begins from Bhuj which marks the beginning of the Rann of Kutch and draws specific attention to the Mandvi beach located here. One of the best places to visit in Kutch, the Narayan Sarovar located in Bhuj has earned huge popularity owing to its intermixing of 5 pious lakes namely Man Sarovar, Pampa Sarovar, Bindu Sarovar, Pushkar Sarovar and Narayan Sarovar. The breathtakingly beautiful sight of Hamirsar Lake included in the Kutch tour guide can be enjoyed with a walk around its border.

Kutch tourism never misses out on the beauty of Kandla Port and Mundra Port, the joint conjecture of which is mainly visited for the rare sightings of various species of birds. For historical references book a day for the Anjar town and Gandhidham which is the capital of Kutch.

Tourism in Gujarat offers the list of authentic dishes too. Owing to the overwhelming influence of Jainism and Buddhism, the food here has the tastiest shade of vegetarian delicacies. Kutch has its own traditional delicacy of Bajra-na-Rotla which is accompanied by Lassi, Buttermilk or Chhas. The place breathes within the essence of Gujarati thali, chakri, dhokla, papar, Kachumber, fafda, sev, Khandvi, and Khaman.

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Mandvi Beach In Kutch

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Prag Mahal In Kutch

Bhuj is set in a desert, a land so arid that there is no respite from the sun. Yet the colour of the people and their culture shines forth in many ways. The history of the land is also rife with stories of people wanting to add to the rich heritage. One such mark on the history of Bhuj is the Prag Mahal.

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Dholavira in Kutch

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Bhuj Chattardi in Kutch

Bhuj, the capital of Kutch District, has an ancient past. It has been the capital for the Maharaos of the princely state of Kutch for many centuries. Monuments found around the town bear testament to the era gone by.

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Kutch Museum in Kutch

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Rann Of Kutch In Kutch

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Koteshwar Temple in Kutch

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How to reach Kutch

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By Air

If you want to know how to reach Kutch by air, the flight booking should be done only to Bhuj, which is the nearest airport. Bhuj enjoys great flight connectivity from many places in the country and this makes traveling by air one of the most convenient ways to travel. It takes approximately four hours to reach to Bhuj from Delhi.

Bhuj is, however, at a distance of eighty kilometers from Kutch and hence may take two more hours for you to reach your awaited destination. Now without any further delays, book the flight to Bhuj and explore what Kochi has in the trunk for you.

By Train

How to reach Kutch by train isn’t anything to worry about as the nearest railway station is Bhuj, which is located at a distance of eighty kilometers from here. Some of the major trains like Bhuj-Pune Express, Bhuj-Shalimar Weekly SF Express, Bhuj-Mumbai-Bandra Express connect Bhuj to various major stations. Also, train travel is convenient and pocket-friendly. You may plan to take a cab once you reach Bhuj.

By Road

The only direct way to reach Kutch is to travel by road. Many state and private buses are available from major cities that make your travel convenient. It is at a distance of four hundred kilometers from Ahmedabad, and hence can be reached in approximately eight hours. You can also choose to travel by A/C, non-A/C, state and Volvo buses according to the pocket and convenience.

The roads taking you to Kutch are quite good that makes your travel better, reduces your travel time and makes the journey more enjoyable. You do have the option to take your own car to the place and enjoy the journey even more as you travel as per your mood and no compulsion of the itinerary. Now when you know how to reach Kutch by Road, the next thing that should be considered is to book the tickets and take a leave from the work.

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    Pankajgadkari

    Rajkot

    Pankajgadkari's 4 days trip to Kutch

    My trip which was otherwise good was marred because of the vehicle that was provided to me. I approximately travelled over 1000 km and the car had absolutely third class air-conditioning. Time and again your agent or representative must visit your transporter and check the suitability of the vehicl
    e that you provide to us. I don’t think this is ever been done by you otherwise I would not have ended up in such a dirty and unclean vehicle. I had to ask the driver to clean the seat and remove leftover packages of food and a pair of chappals from the backside pockets of your car. The only good part was the driver who was really good and went out of way to do whatever best he could.
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    Ananth Sheeba

    Bangalore

    Ananth's 4 days trip to Kutch

    The entire trip was so well planned. The driver was professional and helpful. Hotels were clean and well maintained. The travel agent stayed in touch throughout. My daughter had a cast on and we needed wheelchair access and a spacious car. He was able to help with it all. Wonderful and memorable tri
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    Myselfsomya

    New delhi

    Myselfsomya's 4 days trip to Kutch

    Overall experience was very good, except don't send guests to Somnath gateway, the hotel staff is super rude and I was surprised to see their responses for any requests. Our driver was also good and ensured that we got the best darshan slots etc.
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    Neena Digumarti

    Bangalore

    Neena's 7 days trip to Kutch

    Well arranged tour, comfortable travel and very comfortable places of stay. Looking forward to travel with you again Shivam the cab driver was excellent explaining and guiding us everywhere, slowing down on bad roads thus making our journey comfortable
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    Chandra Shekhar Shringi

    Bundi

    Chandra's 5 days trip to Kutch

    All hotels good except Hotel Clark collection vadodara . Every thing in tour . Special diu
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    Vidya Vijaykumar

    Hyd

    Vidya's 5 days trip to Kutch

    It was a fantastic experience to see all the tourist attractions in Ahmedabad , pilgrimage centers of Dwarka and Somnath , Devaliya Park Safari in Gir. Our Driver Mr. Kan Singh was very helpful and resourceful. He took us to all the places as per our wish and helped us in covering all the attractio
    ns we had planned to visit. He also helped us in tasting variety of Gujarat cuisines / Thali / namkeens / sweets , by identifying the right restaurants enroute. Hotels were good . We especially liked "Lords Inn" in Somnath and they had good standards for Quality and hygiene. Room size was big . They even packed us complete breakfast and juice at 6:30am , as we had an early morning Safari by 8:00am at Gir. Grand Dwarka was not maintained well. AC's were not working and hence the floor was all wet/ humid. I didn't feel the 3 Star standard or quality in that Hotel. Nevertheless it was closeby to Dwarkadheesh Temple ( walkable distance).
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    Sachin Bhojane

    Pune

    Sachin's 4 days trip to Kutch

    Jabbar Bhai , driver throughout our tour was very awesome guy. Hotels and their staff were also nice.
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    Supriyamk

    Belagavi

    Supriyamk's 4 days trip to Kutch

    Great arrangements done by the team. The hotels, cab and driver everything was up to the mark. We had a hassle free and enjoyable trip.
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    Raosureshs

    Mumbai

    Raosureshs's 8 days trip to Kutch

    It was a good experience. However there was too much travel on road. Out of 8 days, 2 full days were spent traveling. It was quite tiring. Better planning of longer stay in hotels rather than checking out within 1 or 2 days would have helped. There was hardly any time spent in the resort. Gir Jung
    le safari and stay in Tent City Narmada was awesome. Great experience.
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    Kunal Munjal

    Faridabad

    Kunal's 6 days trip to Kutch

    it was good experience with travel triangle hotel was good. i woould like to go with(TT) next time Dwarks sea facing hotel.it was so nice

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    FAQ's of Kutch

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    What are the famous fairs and festivals in Gujarat?

    Navaratri, Rann Utsav, and Uttarayan (kite festival) are famous festivals in Gujarat. The Bhavnath Fair in Junagadh, Vautha Fair in Vautha, Shamlaji Mela near Himmatnagar, and Dang Darbar in Ahwa are popular fairs to visit in Gujarat.

    Can I find non-vegetarian food in Gujarat?

    While Gujaratis are known for their vegetarianism, non-veg food is not all that hard to find in major cities in Gujarat. There are plenty of restaurants serving all kinds of cuisine in Gujarat.

    Can I drink alcohol in Gujarat?

    Gujarat is renowned for being a dry state, meaning alcohol is banned in the state. It is not advised for travellers to purchase liquor illegally in Gujarat. However, there are some designated high-end hotels that sell alcohol to permit holders. A permit can be acquired from the officials by showing a valid identity proof. Non-Indians can also purchase a 30-day permit to buy alcohol in Gujarat.

    Is Gujarat safe to visit for solo travellers?

    Ahmedabad is considered one of the safest city in India, especially for solo travellers. The Gujaratis are very warm and welcoming people. However, it is best to take care of yourself like in any other place during travel and keep your luggage safe at all times.

    What are the emergency contact numbers for travellers in Gujarat?

    Police Control Room: 100
    Women's Helpline: 181
    Medical Helpline: 108
    Ambulance helpline: 102
    Fire Service: 101
    Gujarat Tourism Helpline: 1800 233 7951

    Why is Rann of Kutch white?

    Rann of Kutch is white in color due to the presence of salt in the sand.

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