Harappan Ruins and Colours Of Rann: Kutch

A scintillating journey back in time, to the land that has so much of historical importance. A 4 night 5 day trip to Kutch will take u through the ancients ruins of Asia’s largest Harrapan site Dholavira, and to the magical beach of Mandvi located to the south of Kutch, where we witness one of the oldest shipping yards. Home stays in the local Bhungas (Mud Houses) of Bhuj and Hodka and relishing the local produce of Kutch. Finally end the journey on the Great Rann of Kutch to encapsulate the grandeur of the shining white sand desert and the Rann festival.

Trip Essence: Ancient ruins of Dholavira | Witness kutchi tradition| Art and Architecture | Local Food | The Great Rann Of Kutch

Reach us at:  info@theblueberrytrails.com/8080122441 for customised Gujarat trip package.

Customise your trip

For those of you who are looking to getaway from the big city and want to do so with your friends or family, we could Customised Getaways just for you! Weekenders and Longer Getaways alike. Your stays, meals, experiences and travel are aspects that we look into while designing your trip. You can choose your options from below and design an awesome adventure for yourself. Your travel plans, your way with your group of adventurers.

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Highlights of the trip:

  • Home Stays and Bhungas ( Mud House)
  • Witness the famous archeological site of Dholavira
  • Visit the Mandvi beach and the old shipping yard of Kutch
  • Culture: Local dance performances with the flavourful produce of the land.  
  • Heritage walk through the palaces in Bhuj.
  • Visiting the Banni Grasslands 
  • Hands on experiences at handicraft making and watching lacquer art done
  • Witnessing the Grandeur of the Great Rann of Kutch
  • Visit to Kaladungar .
  • Walk through Nirona Village, a village famous for Rogan art.

Day 1:  Bhuj

Explore the wonderful town of Bhuj. Check in at your home stay at Bhuj directly from the airport /station.  Enjoy the simple by lanes of Bhuj and explore the tiny town and the local experiences it has to offer. Enjoy the evening doing some sightseeing and shopping. Visit the Prag Mahal, a palace made from Italian marble and Sandstone was built in 1856 and dawns a very Italian gothic style of architecture and many such places of interest.

Meals: Breakfast

Experiences: An evening at leisure and visit palaces of Bhuj, Museum, Royal cenotaph, and Bhujodi village which is well-known for weaving.

Day 2: Bhuj- Dholavira

Start off for your road trip to Dholavira post breakfast. A 4 hour drive takes us back in time to the Indus valley civilization and witnesses the archeological ruins of the site.  Experience the magic of the unearthed city while grasping the rich history the land has to offer. Enjoy the simple local food at the town center. 

Meals: Breakfast

Experiences: A road trip to Dholavira. 

Day 3: Hodka

Check out from Bhuj and drive down south to Mandvi which is a beautiful beach and has a old shipping yard. Enjoy the day at the beach. Afternoons drive to the Banni grasslands at Hodka and the Bhirandariya village. Night stay at Hodka, in the Bhungas (Mud Houses)

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch- Dinner

Experiences:  Visit the Mandvi beach and the Old shipping yard, The Banni Grasslands and the village of Bhirandariya.

Day 4: Hodka- Rann ( 18 Kms )

A day at leisure to explore the village of Hodka. Post lunch we drive to the Rann of kutch. Check in at the Rann utsav and spend the evening visiting the many melas put up in the beautiful Shaminanas and indulging in some scrumptious kutchi food. An evening ride out on to the run to see the sun set and the sparkling white sand desert come to life under the moon light. Enjoy the evening on the Rann and the culture shows hosted by the Rann Utsav. Stay at Hodka for the night. 

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Experiences: Rann Utsav, Culture shows, Colorful Meals and the sparkling white sand desert. 

Day 5:  Hodko- Bhuj

Post Breakfast, we check out from Hodko and head towards Bhuj. On the way we visit the famous Kaladungar know for its breadth taking view. A visit to the Naroni village famous for its Rogan art, copper Bell and lacquer art.  We then transfer to the airport/ station and head back home.

Meals: Breakfast

Experiences:  A drive to Kaladungar, Visit to Naroni village for Rogan art, Copper Bell and Lacquer art.

WHAT:  A road trip to Kutch
WHERE: Bhuj-Dholavira-Hodka-Rann-Bhuj
WHEN: As per your convenience
WHO: info@theblueberrytrails.com / 8080122441

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Inclusions:

- Meals mentioned
- Internal travel (tempo traveler or Similar)
- Stays on twin sharing basis
- Activities 
- Sightseeing

Exclusions:

- Flight/ Trains charges from destination to Bhuj and back
- Meals not mentioned
- Entry charges
- Personal expenses
- Things not mentioned in "inclusions"

*Please note: Activities are flexible and depend on availability.

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