Great White Outdoor:Rann of Kutch

Tour Highlights

Total Duration of the trip:  5N/6D

Starting Price: Coming Soon

Starting Point of the Trip: Ahmedabad

Places Covered: Dholavira-Campsite, Chobari, Kalo Dungar, Hodka, Hajipir, Nirona, Bhuj

Trip Dates

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Far away is a land; so vast, lonely, white, wild and pure, inhabited by great tribes and history which is more ancient than any of the earliest civilizations. Words disappear when we start describing Kutch.

Come and experience the beauty and grandeur of “The Great Rann of Kutch” with us on a road trip. A trip passing through the salt desert, remains of Indus valley civilization, fossil hunting, local kutchi handicrafts, mud-huts and Kutchi traditions.

The journey that starts from Ahmedabad, takes us through a wildlife sanctuary, a pre-historic archeological wonder, fossil parks, a traditional village, a Pandora of culture and folklore, the great white salt desert and much more.

Join us on this 5N/6D trip to western most part of India and experience something quintessentially life changing. Soak in the bliss of nature and break away from the hustle bustle of your city life, as you explore Great Rann of Kutch, The Thumping Nomad way!

Day 1: Ahmedabad-Campsite-Great Rann (Approx 300 Kms)

Early morning depart from Ahmadabad to Chobari village in Kutch. After welcome drinks you can check to your rooms/tents or enjoy the camping area. Now the most awaited time has come to visit Great Rann for sunset & you can stay back to see rann under moon. Dinner will be served at campsite. Enjoy campfire, local folk music (on demand) and experience the wonder of stars in the night. We would like you to sleep on time to wake up early but we bet watching the starlit sky will make it difficult.

Day 2: Campsite-Dholavira-Campsite (Approx 300 Kms)

After breakfast leave for Dholavira, site of Indus valley civilization. You will be amazed by the architecture and advanced town planning of this ancient city. Now the group will move to Fossil Park to check out some ancient fossils and if lucky you will be able to see flamingo’s also. By evening we will return to campsite and you are free to roam around.

Day 3: Chobari- Kalo Dungar-India Bridge-Dhordo/Hodka (Approx 300 Kms)

After breakfast we will ride to the other part of Great Rann which is famous for Rann Utsav. Our first stop will be Kalo Dungar or Black Hill. Kalo Dungar is the highest point in the Kutch from where you can catch 360 degree view of Rann. After hearing some interesting tales about Kalo Dungar we will move to our next destination “India Bridge”. This is the last point where a civilian can go. After meeting our brave soldiers we will move to final destination for the day Dhordo/Hodka only after visiting the Rann Utsav site.

Day 4: Hodka-Hajipir- Nirona (Artisans’ Village)-Bhuj (Approx 250 Kms)

After breakfast we will ride to local villages in the Banni Grasslands with opportunity to spot lot of birds and meeting local tribes. Next we will head to Haji Pir which is most famous dargah in entire kutch region. After taking blessing at the dargah we will ride to “Nirona” one of most famous Artisans’ village. Experience the world renowned Rogan Art. Visit the Luhars to check the craft of making copper bells. Visit to Nirona is not finished before checking the Lacquer Art. After checking the local art and handicrafts move to Bhuj. Now you are free to check the local markets where you can go for souvenir hunting.

Day 5: Bhuj-Ahmedabad (Approx 350 Kms)

After breakfast pack your stuff and we will be leaving for Ahmedabad with bountiful of memories and new friends. . Last night to share stories and have fun with fellow nomads who must have become lifelong friends by now.

Day 6: Ahmedabad

Nomadic caravan will bid farewell to the Great Rann and travel to their further destinations. . It’s time for final chat with the fellow nomads and bid adieu to this trip. Saying goodbye is always hard but we promise we will meet back for more such journeys and living in your memories for life.

 

Note: We only provide a brief itinerary of the trip along with major halt points of the trip. All the detailed activities are told once guest arrive at the destination in order to build the excitement factor.

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  • Meal Plan MAP (Breakfast and Dinner)

  • Accommodation on Sharing Basis.

  • Facilitator Charges.

  • 350cc Royal Enfield Bike with Ladakh Carrier.

  • Local Travel Guide Charges

  • All toll taxes, parking fees and driver’s allowances.

  • Inclusive of all taxes

  • First Aid kit in case of emergency.

  • Back Up Vehicle

  • RE Mechanic with Spare Parts.

  • All inner Line Permits

  • Spare Rider in case of Emergency.

  • Campfire at one of the location.

  • Welcome Kit

  • Personal Beverages of any kind.

  • All meals not mentioned in inclusion section.

  • Personal Expenses of any kind.

  • Travel and Medical Insurance.

  • Any Rescue service Expenses.

  • Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.

  • Camera Charges

  • Extensions of the tour program or diversions in the tour itinerary for any reasons eg. due to bad weather, road closure, breakdown or any natural calamity. Any additional expenses incurred due to the same would be borne by the participants.

  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion list

  • Abide by the instructions given by the team leader.

  • Do not encourage or take part in littering the vicinity in any form.

  • Avoid roaming during the nights without the consent of the tour leaders/facilitators.

  • Do not disturb the local environment or life in any form.

  • All sightseeing is subject to weather conditions, political conditions in the destination.

  • Good quality shoes and slippers (for the night).

  • Sunscreen lotion or skin moisturizers.

  • Insect repellents

  • Caps/hats, goggles/sunglasses

  • Basic medication (if any)

  • ID proof.

  • Torch

  • Winter wear as it gets really cold at night in Kutch.

  • Cancellations made before 30 days prior to the booked date will result in 70% refund.

  • Cancellations made between 15 days prior to the booked date will result in 50%refund.

  • Cancellations made 7 days before the trip date will receive no refund.

  • No Cancellation in case of Force Majeure, Political turmoil.

Participant can, at any moment before the commencement day of the tour, cancel your registration for that particular tour, it is, however, important that we receive the information about your travel cancellation in writing. The tour could be cancelled or delay before the commencement, in the case minimum participation is not attained. In such a case we shall inform you immediately and also return the total amount collected from you.

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