Rann of Kutch tour from mumbai

Event : Rann of Kutch Tour from Mumbai | Rann Utsav
Grade : Tour. (family and kids friendly)
Type : Group Tour - Rich cultural and artistic heritage of Kutch
Event Leader : Jaal

Charges (including train tickets)
Rs.14,000 9199/- per person (website booking discount)
⚠️ Booking closes once seats are sold out, book well in advance to avoid missing out on the slots. later train tickets will not be available

Batch Dates:
Batch-3: Rann Utsav Feb 2022: 18th–19th–20th
Leaving 17th noon from Mumbai
Batch-4: Rann Utsav Dec 2022: 17th Dec 2022 (Available)
Leaving on 16th noon from Mumbai
Batch-5: Rann Utsav Jan 2023: 26th Dec 2023 (Available)
Leaving on 25th noon from Mumbai

⚠️ You need to book ASAP, later train tickets and stay won't be available or you get a waiting list ticket, flights get very costly

Major Attractions at Rann of Kutch tour

  • Safed Rann - The Sky, The Water, The Sand...

  • Kala Dunger -the Black Hills is the highest point in Kutch

  • Witness the world famous RANN UTSAV

  • Gandhi Nu Gaam - A traditional village in Ludiya

  • Bhujodi Village

  • Kite Flying Festival - ( Jan Batch)

  • Enjoy camel ride

  • Aaina Mahal

  • Hamisar Lake

  • Clock Tower

  • Swami narayan temple

  • Prag Mahal

  • Kutch Museum

  • Chhatedi - Cinematic ruins of Royal cenotaphs

  • Local shopping and food hopping around Bhuj

Rann of Kutch Tour

💙 Click here to view PHOTO Album 💙 of Rann of Kutch Tour : https://photos.app.goo.gl/nj17H73SMAJNG5bY7 🌸

Detailed Itinerary for Rann of Kutch Tour / Trip from Mumbai

Note : Please book your seat asap, the train tickets get sold out pretty fast. We don't recommend you to depend on RAC or Waiting List Tickets for travel..

Day 1- (Batch1- 17thDec, B2-13thJan, B3-17thFeb)

  • 03:00 PM – Mumbai Participants catch train number 19116 to Bhuj and reach Bhuj next day by 6.30 AM

Day 2- (B1- 18thDec, B2-14thJan, B3-18thFeb)

  • 06:30 AM – Pick up from Bhuj Airport / Railway Station / Bus Station

  • 07:30 AM – We will have breakfast start the journey to Kalo Donger

  • 10:00 AM – Explore the scenic view and here you get to see India - Pakistan border.

  • 11:00 AM – Shopping Time! at "Gandhi Nu Gaam" for handicraft stuff.

  • 01:00 PM We shall check-in at the resort and have lunch and rest. Here you get to taste authentic local food.

  • 04:00 PM – We will go out to see the beautiful sunset and enjoy "Kite Festival". This is where we get to make lots of reels and click pictures.

  • 07:00 PM – We shall come back and enjoy at white Rann Fair / Cultural Program and Rann Utsav Photography.

  • 09:00 PM – Enjoy your Dinner and night stay at the traditional hut "Bhunga" / tent

  • 10.30 PM - After dinner we will once again go to watch the white desert glowing in the moonlight. Those who wish to rest can stay back in bed.

Day 3- ( B1- 19thDec, B2-15thJan, B3-19thFeb)

  • 06:00 AM to 08:00 AM – You can come for grabbing the first rays of the sun. Lazy bums can choose to stay tucked in cozy blankets.

  • 08:00 AM to 09:30 AM – Freshen up and take your Breakfast followed by Check out.

  • 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM – Proceed to Bhuj. We will have lunch en-route and start Bhuj sightseeing

  • 01:00 PM to 07:30 PM – Local sightseeing- Aaina Mahal, Hamisar Lake, Clock Tower, Swaminarayan temple, Prag Mahal, Kutch Museum, Chhatedi - Cinematic ruins of Royal cenotaphs and local shopping.

  • 08:30 PM – Drop at Bhuj Airport / Railway Station / Bus Station

Day 4-

Mumbai Participants reach Mumbai by 12:00 PM.

Please Note: The Train Timings will be as follows:
Dadar Bhuj Spl Train number 20907 starting at 15.15 Hrs from Dadar, Borivli 15.35hrs. This train will be reaching Bhuj at 6.30am
Return train number 20908 starting from Bhuj at 10.35pm, reaching next day Dadar at 1.50pm


Stay for Batch2&3: Stay will be in a village hut called "bhunga" on a triple sharing basis. For twin sharing, additional charges of 1500 per person (3000 per couple) need to be paid. Pics and videos available on the album link


Coordination: We will be creating a WhatsApp group 3 days prior to the event date for coordination and final instructions. The batch coordinator will be carrying all train tickets and will meet you at the train station.

Inclusions and Exclusions for Rann of Kutch

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation on triple sharing basis in village traditional hut called bhunga / tent is included. (Twin sharing occupancy also can be arranged based on availability at time of booking at an extra cost of 3000 and for single occupancy 4500 extra needs to be paid)

  • Mumbai to Mumbai train traveling in sleeper class ticket bought from IRCTC online (AC tickets / Premium Tickets can be opted by paying 1600 extra)

  • Private Non-Ac Bus with driver for your entire tour. All Toll, Parking, Taxes included. (it will be already pretty cold)

  • The 1 Night/2 Days at Bhuj/Rann package includes morning tea and Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on 1st day, and morning tea and breakfast and Lunch on 2nd Day.

  • All meals will be Veg. only. The meals will be served as per the scheduled time in respective dining areas and missed meals will not be refunded or extended on the last day.

  • White Rann entry permit from govt.

  • Tour Charges, entrance fees to monuments, museums, and all local places, bus charges for 2 days, train ticket booking charges .


EXCLUSIONS

  • Food during train travel and dinner before boarding train.

  • Additional sightseeing or usage of vehicles not mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Meal other than mentioned in inclusion.

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, renting clothes, rides.

  • Any kind of personal expenses (Camera charges, etc.)

  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions section.


THINGS TO CARRY for Rann of Kutch Trip

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Identity proof (must)

  • Mosquito / Insect Repellents.

  • Extra pair of clothes.

  • Camera, Powerbank (optional)

  • Water (minimum 1 Ltr) Compulsory.

  • Some ready to eat food like biscuits, plum cake etc.

  • Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder.

(We will have a basic first aid kit with us)
  • Toiletries, Cap / Scarves and Sunglasses.

  • Rain gear windcheater / raincoat / poncho.

  • Haversack to put all your things.

Caution:

  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.

IMPORTANT : Please make sure you have gone through the disclaimer and FAQ / Points to note, before booking the event. We get the train tickets from online IRCTC , if you book late you will get RAC/Waiting List Ticket. The organiser reserves right to make changes to the itinerary depending on situation.

Covid-19 Safety

  • Every member of the group (participants/leaders/ clients & staff) has to wear protective mask/face shield while talking to each other.

  • The bus (if opted as transport) will be completely sanitised before picking up participants.

  • Every participant is instructed to keep safe distance from other participants right from start till the end of the event.

  • Every participant has to carry a sanitiser spray bottle while coming for the event and use it regularly.

  • Do not share food/snacks you bring along. (we will miss this fun- Dabba Party)

  • Carry additional unused mask as backup.

  • It should be ascertained from the participants that they are not residing / have not traveled in a containment zone and have not come in contact with any person who was tested positive in last 14 days.

  • Ascertain whether any participant has any symptoms of Influenza like illness (ILI) like fever, dry cough, weakness, severe body ache etc. at the time of beginning of activity. If it is so then he/she should be asked not to participate activity and be evacuated on medical grounds and should be asked to report to local health authority with his own expenses.

  • Strictly avoid eating gutkha, pan masala, cigarette or sniffing which induces spitting, coughing or sneezing.

  • Avoid touching external surfaces and touching your face when in outdoors.

  • If the location of your adventure activity is crowded then be prepared to leave or wait for the crowd to disperse/for your turn.

  • It is mandatory that a participant informs the organizers if he tests positive for Covid within 14 days of returning from adventure activity. It will help the organizers to inform and alert all other persons in the group, so that they can follow the medical/government norms in this regard. Here it is absolutely essential that the participant observes transparency and informs the organizers/group leaders about his Covid test results.


Cancellation, Rescheduling & Refund Policy.

  • 90% will be refunded if cancelled 30 days (720+ hrs) in advance.

  • 75% will be refunded if cancelled 20 days (480+ hrs) in advance.

  • 50% will be refunded if cancelled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.

  • 0% refund if cancelled in less than 10 days (240 hours) of the event date and time.

  • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on scheduled date and time.

If the event itself gets cancelled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund.
The 100% refund is applicable after deduction of third party cancellation charges i.e. train and stay. The cancellation charges of train tickets and stay need to be paid by the participant. For this event the stay cancellation charges are 500/- and train cancellation charges will be as applicable as per Indian Railways rules. If you need to reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 720 hours prior to trek. From 00 hrs - 720 hours prior to trek date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 720hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in last 10 days. This mutually agreed cancellation policy is applicable to you and us as well. Date and time of cancellation request sent to us will be considered of calculation of applicable slab given above. The date and time of booking the event are not relevant for calculating the number of days and hours remaining between the event date and cancellation request.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - (FAQ) & Points to Note:


Q. How do I get all the details about Rann of Kutch tour , like charges, meeting time, pickup time and location, inclusion, exclusion, things to carry etc ? Can someone read it out for me on phone ?

Ans. All the details are mentioned on this page itself, once you scroll up you will all info on your screen. Sorry we do not verbally provide details on phone as it usually creates lot of misunderstanding and miscommunication. Also, its extremely important for the participant to READ and understand all the details before you book the event so that you have absolute clarity. If something mentioned on this page is confusing, you can get clarity on chat by clicking on "Chat with us" button on top. To discuss things that are not mentioned on this website we can arrange a callback from one of our trek leaders.

Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed ?
Ans.
No ! , your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details atleast 5 days prior to this event. We do not allow anyone to our events until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency, and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent after we receive participant details and payment confirmation. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. The stay in rann of Kutch is arranged in which hotel ?
Ans.
Currently there are no hotels available in the Rann of Kutch region. The stay will be arranged in traditional hut called Bhunga / Tent

Q. What is the name of the property where we will be staying ?
Ans.
The stay is arranged at Malji's Homestay resort. It has traditional hut called "Bhunga" . For batch 1 tent option also is available, but its not recommended by out team. Bhunga is much better option to stay and have a local experience.

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point ?
Ans.
We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc..

Q. What are the charges for kids ?
Ans.
If the Kid is going to require space in train , bus and stay equal to the adults , then the charges too will be same for the kids .
If the Kid can be
accommodated by parents on their lap while travelling and in same space allocated to parents for the stay, the charges will be 2000/- per kid.

Q. What is provided in meals ?
Ans.
Lunch will consist of veg options. rice, chapati, daal, seasonal veg, salad.

Q. How many people will be coming for this event ?
Ans.
Depends on number of people booking the event. Generally the batch size is approximately 15 participants.

Q. Is it safe for girls / women ?
Ans.
Apart from standard risks involved in any outdoor activity, Mischief Treks has a track record of making our events extremely safe for females and especially males. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. Is it safe for solo participants?
Ans.
Yes, mostly 30% of participants come up solo and blend in.

Q. How should I book the event?
Ans.
All you have to do is press the Book ticket Button on this page and follow instructions step by step.

Q. What is the last date of booking ?
Ans
. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 1 month in advance so that train tickets can be arranged for you.

Q. What if I book the event by making full payment and then train tickets are not available ?
Ans
. We will try our best to get the tickets for you, but in case the tickets are not available your booking amount will be refunded to you and your booking will stand cancelled.

Q. Can we pay in cash or installment or on spot ?
Ans
. Sorry we do not accept cash payments. On spot payment not possible because the booking process closes prior to the event date and we have limited tickets available.

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?
Ans.
Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid.

Q. What if the event gets cancelled, will we get a full refund ?
Ans
. If the event itself is cancelled, you shall be given option to reschedule to next date OR switch to any other event on any other date OR you can opt for full refund.

Q. What will be exact pickup and returning time ?
Ans.
The timings are mentioned in itinerary section. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants cooperation, Etc. The Bus hired by us is just like OLA/Uber hired by you to reach a certain place. The vehicle can breakdown, have equipment failure, get punctures or the driver can be lazy/irritating. This is not in our control and we all (participants and organizers) as a team have to bare with unforeseen situations.

Q. Does the cancellation policy/rescheduling policy apply to me if I book on event day or last day?
Ans: Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request sent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant.

Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy in case of medical or personal emergency of participant or organizing team?
Ans: The cancellation policy is based on fairness towards the participant and the organizing team. In case of medical/personal emergency, the loss arising out of cancellation/reschedule will be borne by the respective person. i.e. if the organizing team faces an emergency situation and the event gets canceled, the participant will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if the participant faces an emergency situation, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss. The cancellation policy is designed with a completely unbiased approach towards the participant and organizing team and is aimed at fairness towards both.