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Kutch nai dekha toh kuch nai dekha !!

About the Rann of Kutch in Full Moon :
It’s time for the new backpacking journey. Mumbai Travellers is exploring the land of many wonders – The great Rann of Kutch. Its unique landscape and rich culture as well as the gifted artisans and colourful tribals that inhabit the area are enough win you over. Get ready to soak into the colors of Gujarati culture and heritage are the heart of Rann of Kutch in backpacking style. 

It’s that time of the year when you can experience it all with the desert carnival of Gujarat, ‘The RannUtsav’. The pure salt marsh, captivating sunrise and sunset and the It is a cultural and artistic extravaganza which is annually organised by the Gujarat Tourism Department focusing to promote the cultural ethnicity and diversity of this region. The desert carnival celebrates art, craft, music, dance, nature and people of Kutch, one of the most ethnically and ecologically diverse districts of Gujarat.

Mumbai travellers is ready to witness some of India’s varied terrains serving as a backdrop,under full moon night with a perpetual breeze made comfortable by numerous bonfires the festival provides the perfect ambiance to sit back, relax and enjoy the various forms of traditional art and culture on offer.

 

Outing Dates :
30th Dec’17 – 01st Jan’18 (New Year Special Batch) 


 

Type of Tour : Cultural + Backpacking Tour
Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days

 

 

ITINERARY

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Visiting White Rann Of Kutch around Full Moon Night
  2. Bhonga and tent stay at Hodka Village
  3. Delicious Local food
  4. Beautiful Mandvi Beach
  5. Herritage of Bhuj Vijay Vilas Palace and other Monument

ITINERARY

Day 00 : Overnight Journey in train by KUTCH EXP./BDTS-BHUJ

Day 01 : (30th December 2017)
Arrival at Bhuj morning 10.30 and will move towards the Rann of Kutch. This is the most awaited full moon day. We will move towards the one of the village resort in Rann. It’s a small Hodka village near the Kutch desert where we will stay in traditional village huts (Bhunga). We will start by exploring ran Utsav in small villages in the desert.

This day will dedicate to Rann-Utsav. We will spend the night witnessing the magnificent beauty of full moon on the backdrop of white sand of Rann.

Day 02 : (31st December 2017 )
Today, get ready to explore the Banni and Pachcham regions and the edge of the Great Rann of Kutch. Visit Dhordo village, Bhirandiyara village, Ludiya village and Khavda village. Later visit Kalo Dungar (Black Hill) and Dattatray Temple, which provides the view of the Great Rann & sunset. Return to the resort. Traditional dinner at the resort and a folk music performance around a bonfire Overnight stay at the Hodka Village.

Day 03 : (01st January 2018 )
Today, proceed to the coastal town Mandvi. Visit Vijay Villas Palace – Summer retreat of the royal family. Enjoy balance day at the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After Breakfast will leave for bhuj sightseeing will seeing. Proceed to visit some of the interesting places around the city of Bhuj including the Aaina Mahal, Kutch Museum, Nutan Swaminarayan Mandir, Anjar (Jesal-Toral Samadhi) and Bhujodji (the craft Village) over the day. We will return to hotel by evening and overnight train journey.

Day 04 : (02nd January 2018 )
Arrival at Mumbai By BHUJ DDR EXP.Tour concludes with Happy Memories :D

Tour concludes with Happy Memories :D

Important Note : This is Guided Backpacking version of Trip . Our Itineraries are carefully put together by our backpacking experts aiming to cover & experience some lesser known must-see offbeat places in India in backpacking style. Our trips are the perfect way to rediscover and socialize yourself with like minded backpackers while you explore the unexplored places in India which are offbeat and general tourist often skip because of the obscure nature of these locales. After all, Columbus wouldn’t be Columbus if he’d stuck to taking the same journey again and again, right? Occasionally backpacking trips might !

Backpacking India 

This is Guided Backpacking version of Trip. Our Itineraries are carefully put together by our backpacking experts aiming to cover & experience some lesser known must-see offbeat places in India in backpacking style. Our trips are the perfect way to rediscover yourself and socialize yourself with like minded backpackers while you explore the unexplored places in India which are offbeat and general tourist often skip because of the obscure nature of these locales. After all, Columbus wouldn’t be Columbus if he’d stuck to taking the same journey again and again, right? Occasionally backpacking trips might be bit low on leisure but always high on experiences as you enjoy local street food, interact with locals , or sharing a dorm,hostel or home-stay with other fellow travelers at some breathtaking locations across India .

“Life is all about courage and going in to unknowns”

 

PRICE

 

Tour Price for New Year Special : Rs.17,000/- per person+Tax as applicable

Inclusions:

  1. Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
  2. 02 Night accommodation in  Village resort at Hodka. 
  3. 01 Day accommodation at Bhuj Hotel
  4. All Intercity and Intra city transfers & Long distance sightseeing by private vehicle
  5. An experienced backpacking expert & a Friend who will help you take the hassle out of your travel .

Exclusions:

  1. Entry tickets & Guide fees (Some like museum some don’t so why pay us if you don’t).
  2. Train tickets (Mumbai – Bhuj – Mumbai) .
  3. Anything other than mentioned above.

Cancellation & Refund Policy : 

  • If Tour/Event/Activity cancellation done by participant prior to 45 days of Tour/Event/Activity 100% of total price will be refunded. (Condition Apply- Check Note Below)
  • If Tour/Event/Activity cancellation done by participant prior to 30 days of Tour/Event/Activity 75% of total price will be refunded.
  • If Tour/Event/Activity cancellation done by participant prior to 21 days of Tour/Event/Activity 50% of total price will be refunded.
  • If Tour/Event/Activity cancellation done by participant prior to 15 days of Tour/Event/Activity 25% of total price will be refunded.
  • After that no refund will be provided on Tour/Event/Activity cancellation done by participant, irrespective even if you’ve booked within the last 15 days of Tour 

*Free consultation and assistance from packing your backpack to choosing lens for your Camera (pre or post trip extended days)

 

THINGS TO CARRY

 

1. Govt. approved Id proof Compulsory ( NO Pan Card) 
2. A Backpack
3. A Day Backpack to hold camera and essential during sightseeing .
4. Jacket or Similar it do get pretty cold at times during nights.
5. Beachwear in case you decide to swim.
6. Torch (Must)
7. Personal Medicines If any
8. Cap, Shades, Sun-scream etc….
9. Sport shoes or Good quality Floaters
10. Camera (Optional)
11. Sanitary Kit

 

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