Rann Utsav – The Tent City

What began as a three-day festival progressively evolved into a 100-day celebration at Dhordo, a village near Rann of Kutch where a whole new tent city has been created, replete with temporary infrastructure built and rebuilt every year.

Rann Utsav is one of the most eagerly-awaited tourism events of India, which celebrates the marvels of nature at the White Desert and the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Kutch. The concept of Rann Utsav was envisioned by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the then Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Rann Utsav Tent City

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Tariff for Nov 2023 & Feb 2024 (Excluding Full moon & Diwali)
Rates (INR) Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis 1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights
Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress
Super Premium Tent ₹9600/-* ₹5000/-* ₹18000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹25500/-* ₹15000/-* ₹31000/-* ₹20000/-*
Premium Tent ₹8700/-* ₹5000/-* ₹16000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹23000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹29000/-* ₹20000/-*
Deluxe AC Swiss Cottage ₹7100/-* ₹5000/-* ₹13000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹19000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹19000/-* ₹20000/-*
Non-AC Swiss Cottage ₹5500/-* ₹4000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹8000/-* ₹14500/-* ₹12000/-* ₹18000/-* ₹16000/-*
Tariff for Nov & Feb (Fullmoon & Diwali: 10-18th Nov) I Dec & Jan (Excluding Full Moon & Christmas)
Rates (INR) Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis 1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights
Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress
Super Premium Tent ₹11100/-* ₹5000/-* ₹20500/-* ₹10000/-* ₹28500/-* ₹15000/-* ₹37500/-* ₹20000/-*
Premium Tent ₹10000/-* ₹5000/-* ₹18500/-* ₹10000/-* ₹26500/-* ₹15000/-* ₹33500/-* ₹20000/-*
Deluxe AC Swiss Cottage ₹8500/-* ₹5000/-* ₹15500/-* ₹10000/-* ₹22000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹28000/-* ₹20000/-*
Non-AC Swiss Cottage ₹6900/-* ₹4000/-* ₹12000/-* ₹8000/-* ₹17500/-* ₹12000/-* ₹21500/-* ₹16000/-*
Tariff for Dec & Jan (22nd Dec 2023 - 31st Dec 2023) & Full Moon
Rates (INR) Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis 1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights
Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress Rate Per Person Extra Matress
Super Premium Tent ₹12000/-* ₹5000/-* ₹22000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹32000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹40000/-* ₹20000/-*
Premium Tent ₹11000/-* ₹5000/-* ₹20000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹29000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹37000/-* ₹20000/-*
Deluxe AC Swiss Cottage ₹9500/-* ₹5000/-* ₹17000/-* ₹10000/-* ₹24000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹30500/-* ₹20000/-*
Non-AC Swiss Cottage ₹8000/-* ₹4000/-* ₹14000/-* ₹8000/-* ₹20000/-* ₹12000/-* ₹25000/-* ₹16000/-*
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Rates (INR) 1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights
Rate Extra Matress Rate Extra Matress Rate Extra Matress Rate Extra Matress
Darbari Suite (4Pax) ₹55000/-* ₹7500/-* ₹99000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹140000/-* ₹22500/-* ₹180000/-* ₹30000/-*
Rajwadi Suite (2Pax) ₹30000/-* ₹7500/-* ₹55000/-* ₹15000/-* ₹75000/-* ₹22500/-* ₹92000/-* ₹30000/-*

Small Glimpse of Itinerary

DAY 1

Check-in time: 12:30 PM

Transfers from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo on fixed timings:

08:15 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
10:00 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
01:30 PM From Railway Station, Bhuj
03:30 PM From Airport, Bhuj.
  • The above timings are for fixed departures and subject to change.
  • No Complimentary transfers will be available after the above timings.
  • Individual transfers are available on request (chargeable).
  • Allotment of tents to guests arriving before check-in time will be subject to availability.

The distance from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo is approx. 85 km, which takes about 1 hr 45 minutes.

Arrival at Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo from Bhuj

12:30 PM Onwards Welcome & check–in
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious lunch at the respective Dining Area.
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM High Tea
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM Visit to The White Rann to witness the grandeur of the sunset. The mode of transfer will be through bus/ camel cart/ both.
07:00 PM to 07:30 PM Return to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious dinner at the respective Dining Area
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at the Cultural Activity Area

DAY 2

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:30 AM Check-out from Rann Utsav - The Tent City
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Complimentary sightseeing to Smritivan Bhuj (Earthquake Museum) For 2 hrs. (approx.) (It will be closed on Monday)
Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj The Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj is situated on the Bhujiyo Dungar. It was constructed in remembrance of the victims of the devastating 2001 Gujarat earthquake. The Sun-point at the memorial is situated on top of Bhujiyo Dungar, providing a panoramic view of the city as well as breathtaking views of the sunrise and sunset.

DAY 1

Check-in time: 12:30 PM

Transfers from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo on fixed timings:

08:15 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
10:00 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
01:30 PM From Railway Station, Bhuj
03:30 PM From Airport, Bhuj.
  • The above timings are for fixed departures and subject to change.
  • No Complimentary transfers will be available after the above timings.
  • Individual transfers are available on request (chargeable).
  • Allotment of tents to guests arriving before check-in time will be subject to availability.

The distance from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo is approx. 85 km, which takes about 1 hr 45 minutes.

Arrival at Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo from Bhuj

12:30 PM Onwards Welcome & check–in
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious lunch at the respective Dining Area.
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM High Tea
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM Visit to The White Rann to witness the grandeur of the sunset. The mode of transfer will be through bus/ camel cart/ both.
07:00 PM to 07:30 PM Return to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious dinner at the respective Dining Area
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at the Cultural Activity Area

DAY 2

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Visit to the White Rann to witness the grandeur of the sunrise.
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area,
03:00 PM to 07:30 PM Complimentary Tour to Kala Dungar (Black Hill) - the highest point of Kutch. On the route visit to handicraft village "Gandhi nu Gaam". En route to Kala Dungar, Tea/Coffee and Complimentary refreshments will be served.
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious dinner at the respective Dining Area.
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at Cultural Activity Area.

DAY 3

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:30 AM Check-out from Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
11:30 AM to 02:00 PM Complimentary sightseeing to Smritivan Bhuj (Earthquake Museum)For approx. 2 hrs. (It will be closed on Monday)
Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj The Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj is situated on the Bhujiyo Dungar. It was constructed in remembrance of the victims of the devastating 2001 Gujarat earthquake. The Sun-point at the memorial is situated on top of Bhujiyo Dungar, providing a panoramic view of the city as well as breathtaking views of the sunrise and sunset.

DAY 1

Check-in time: 12:30 PM

Transfers from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo on fixed timings:

08:15 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
10:00 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
01:30 PM From Railway Station, Bhuj
03:30 PM From Airport, Bhuj.
  • The above timings are for fixed departures and subject to change.
  • No Complimentary transfers will be available after the above timings.
  • Individual transfers are available on request (chargeable).
  • Allotment of tents to guests arriving before check-in time will be subject to availability.

The distance from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo is approx. 85 km, which takes about 1 hr 45 minutes.

Arrival at Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo from Bhuj

12:30 PM Onwards Welcome & Check–in
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM High Tea
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM Visit to The White Rann to witness the grandeur of sunset. The mode of transfer will be through bus/ camel cart/ both.
07:00 PM to 07:30 PM Return transfer to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area.
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at Cultural Activity Area

DAY 2

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:00 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:00 AM onwards Depart for Dholavira which is approx. 105 kms, which will take 2 hrs. to reach there.
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Experience Road to Heaven
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM A visit to the Archaeology Museum at Dholavira.
01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
03:30 PM to 04:00 PM Tea/Coffee
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Visit to Archaelogy Excavation Site
06:00 PM onwards Return transfer to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area.

DAY 3

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Visit to the White Rann to witness the grandeur of the sunrise,
07:30 AM to 10:00 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
03:00 PM to 07:30 PM Complimentary tour to Kala Dungar (Black Hill) - The highest point of Kutch. On the route, visit to the handicraft village "Gandhi nu Gaam". En route to Kala Dungar, Tea/Coffee and complimentary refreshments will be served.
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area,
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at Cultural Activity Area.

DAY 4

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:30 AM Check-out from Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
11:30 AM to 02:00 PM Complimentary sightseeing to Smritivan Bhuj (Earthquake Museum)For approx. 2 hrs. (It will be closed on Monday)
Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj The Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj is situated on the Bhujiyo Dungar. It was constructed in remembrance of the victims of the devastating 2001 Gujarat earthquake. The Sun-point at the memorial is situated on top of Bhujiyo Dungar, providing a panoramic view of the city as well as breathtaking views of the sunrise and sunset.

DAY 1

Check-in time: 12:30 PM

Transfers from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo on fixed timings:

08:15 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
10:00 AM From Railway Station, Bhuj and Airport, Bhuj
01:30 PM From Railway Station, Bhuj
03:30 PM From Airport, Bhuj.
  • The above timings are for fixed departures and subject to change.
  • No Complimentary transfers will be available after the above timings.
  • Individual transfers are available on request (chargeable).
  • Allotment of tents to guests arriving before check-in time will be subject to availability.

The distance from Bhuj to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo is approx. 85 km, which takes about 1 hr 45 minutes.

Arrival at Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo from Bhuj

12:30 PM Onwards Welcome & Check–in
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM High Tea
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM Visit to The White Rann to witness the grandeur of sunset. The mode of transfer will be through bus/ camel cart/ both.
07:00 PM to 07:30 PM Return transfer to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area.
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at Cultural Activity Area

DAY 2

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 08:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
08:30 AM onwards Complimentary Tour to Mandvi Kutch Mandvi is an important beach famous among travellers for peace and solitude. Mandvi has beautiful white sand, serene locales and enchanting views. Distance from Rann Utsav-The Tent City, Dhordo is 140 km (approx.).
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Visit Shyamji Krishna Varma Memorial Shyamji Krishna Varma was born on 04th October, 1857 in the Mandvi town of Kutch district of Gujarat. He was one of the foremost freedom fighters in the history of the freedom movement in India. The memorial's objective is to pay tribute to Shyamji Krishna Varma and educate the young generation about the Indians who sacrificed everything for the country's freedom.
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Visit to Vijay Vilas Palace The great palace of Mandvi was built in 1929 by His Highness Vijay Singhji, the Maharao of Kutch, as a summer resort. This palace has a domed terrace that gives a panoramic view of the sea. The interiors have an office-like structure, where the king used to work.
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Lunch at the private Dining Area on the Mandvi beach
03:00 PM to 05:30 PM Enjoy Leisure at the Private Beach This beach is regarded as one of the finest beaches on the Gujarat shoreline. A great family spot to spend quality time.
05:30 PM onwards Return transfer to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area.

DAY 3

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:00 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:00 AM onwards Depart for Dholavira which is approx. 105 kms, which will take 2 hrs. to reach there.
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Experience Road to Heaven
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM A visit to the Archaeology Museum at Dholavira.
01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
03:30 PM to 04:00 PM Tea/Coffee
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Visit to Archaelogy Excavation Site
06:00 PM onwards Return transfer to Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area.

DAY 4

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Visit to the White Rann to witness the grandeur of the sunrise,
07:30 AM to 10:00 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Indulge yourself in the exciting range of activities we offer in-house.
12:30 PM to 02:30 PM Enjoy delicious Lunch at the respective Dining Area.
03:00 PM to 07:30 PM Complimentary tour to Kala Dungar (Black Hill) - The highest point of Kutch. On the route, visit to the handicraft village "Gandhi nu Gaam". En route to Kala Dungar, Tea/Coffee and complimentary refreshments will be served.
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM Enjoy scrumptious Dinner at the respective Dining Area,
09:00 PM to 10:30 PM Enjoy the Culture of Kutch along with entertaining activities at Cultural Activity Area.

DAY 5

06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
06:30 AM to 07:30 AM Experience a rejuvenating yoga session in our dedicated activity area
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at respective Dining Area
09:30 AM Check-out from Rann Utsav - The Tent City, Dhordo
11:30 AM to 02:00 PM Complimentary sightseeing to Smritivan Bhuj (Earthquake Museum)For approx. 2 hrs. (It will be closed on Monday)
Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj The Smritivan Earthquake Museum, Bhuj is situated on the Bhujiyo Dungar. It was constructed in remembrance of the victims of the devastating 2001 Gujarat earthquake. The Sun-point at the memorial is situated on top of Bhujiyo Dungar, providing a panoramic view of the city as well as breathtaking views of the sunrise and sunset.

Accommodation

Rann of Kutch

Kutch, also written as ‘Kachchh’ finds its roots in a fable that its map, if turned upside down, resembles ‘kachchh’, the Sanskrit word for tortoise. The villages of Kutch, despite being amid arid lands and harsh climate, have always remained fertile with diverse culture and artistry.

Rann Utsav – The Tent City

What began as a three-day festival progressively evolved into a 100-day celebration at Dhordo, a village near Rann of Kutch where a whole new tent city has been created, replete with temporary infrastructure built and rebuilt every year.

  • White Desert
  • Kala Dungar
  • Dholavira
  • Kadiya Dhro
  • Mandvi Beach
  • Vijay Vilas Palace
  • Swaminarayan Temple
  • Shri Shyam Krishna Memorial