Rann Utsav is recognized as one of the most popular festivals observed in the state of Gujarat. Organized in the White Desert, Rann of Kutch in Kutch, Rann Utsav attracts visitors from all across the world to its fantastic displays of dance, music, art and the surrounding natural beauty of the glowing salt desert. Like every year, Rann Utsav 21-22 is also welcoming large group of travelers from across the nation and world, most travelers taking the Ahmedabad-Kutch route. Keeping this in mind, we have got you all the information about how to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad. If you are planning to travel to Rann from Ahmedabad this Rann Utsav, we have all the answers to your confusions here! Let’s begin with the Rann Utsav 2021-22 dates.
When is Rann Utsav 2021-22?
This year, the Kutch Rann Utsav starts on 1 November 2021 and the 100-day-long
celebrations come to an end on 20 February 2022.
How to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad?
There are plenty of options to travel from Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch. Choose the most convenient for you from the list below:
Drive to Rann of Kutch
It is the easiest and fastest way to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad. It will take you 7 hours to drive to Rann via NH 947. If you take several stops, the ravel might increase. The advantage of driving to the destination is that you can take as long as you want to cover the distance from Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch. The total amount you will be spending this way are the fuel costs which will be around INR 3000 at the maximum.
Book a taxi
If you are not a local of Ahmedabad or do not own a car, you have the option of booking a taxi to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad. This way you will have a private vehicle and will also have a comfortable ride as you need not drive the long distance. Traveling in a taxi will also take you around 7 hours. The cost of one-way journey will be somewhere around INR 7000 (depends how you talk to the owner or taxi driver). You can always negotiate.
Take a bus to Bhuj and then book a taxi to Rann Utsav
Buses are also a good option for travelers going to Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad. However, there are no direct buses from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav. You will have to board a bus to Bhuj and then take a taxi to reach Rann Utsav. There are buses running every hour from Ahmedabad to Bhuj. The journey to Bhuj takes almost 8 hours. A bus ticket ranges from INR 550 to 800 per person. On reaching Bhuj, you can book a taxi to Rann Utsav. It will approximately cost you INR 1000. It takes around 1 hour from Bhuj to Rann Utsav.
Take a train to Bhuj and then book a taxi to Rann Utsav
You can book train tickets from Ahmedabad to Bhuj and then travel by taxi to Rann Utsav. It will also cost you the same amount as it will for a bus-taxi journey.
Fly to Kandla and take a taxi from the airport to Rann Utsav
If you are flying to Ahmedabad for the Rann Utsav, you can also book another flight from Ahmedabad to Kandla, the nearest airport to the venue of Rann Utsav. The flight will cost you around INR 5500 to INR 27000 based on the travel class, the time and day of booking. From Kandla Airport, book a taxi to reach Rann Utsav which will take almost 2 hours to cover the distance. The taxi will cost you around INR 1500 to INR 2000. It is the most expensive travel option to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad.
Questions travelers ask while planning a trip to Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad
What is Rann of Kutch famous for?
Known to be one of the largest salt deserts in the world, Rann of Kutch located in the
Thar Desert is famous for its surreal natural beauty. Offering serenity and a variety of
leisure and adventure activities, Kutch draws nature lovers, photographers, adventure
enthusiasts, wildlife lovers, and holidaymakers among others. Rann Utsav is the best
time to experience Rann of Kutch and its diversity.
What is the cheapest way to get from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav?
The cheapest way to reach Rann Utsav from Ahmedabad is via bus-taxi or train-taxi route. The total cost per person will not be more than INR 2000.
How far is it from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav?
The exact distance between Rann Utsav and Ahmedabad is 413.3 kilometers.
How long does it take to get from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav?
It depends on the route you choose. Self-driving and hiring a taxi will take you around 7 hours, bus and train ride will take almost 9 hours and flight-taxi route around 7 hours.
Can I drive from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav?
Yes, you can drive from Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav. It can be one of the best road trips you have ever had. The landscape en route is worth capturing.
Where can I stay near Rann Utsav?
There are several kinds of tents set up for accommodation of tourists visiting Rann Utsav. You can choose one in your budget. You can also book hotels or resorts located at a short distance from the festival venue based on your budget.