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What are the amenities available in these tents?

  • The tents are fully furnished with facilities which consists of air-conditioning, ambient lights and power points, room heaters, mosquito repellent attached bathroom with 24hrs running hot & cold water, fresh towels, toiletries (Shampoo, bathing soap, moisturizer, hair oil, dental and shaving kits) electric kettle for tea/coffee with premix of the same, two complimentary water bottles per day, morning paper in English and Gujarati.

Can we pay through debit card for online bookings?

  • Payment can be made on our portal using Debit cards/Credit cards/Net-banking of almost all the banks.

How can we check online availabilities of tents on our desired dates?

  • Please visit www.rannutsav.net and go to the link 'Book Your Tent', select dates and number of tents required, the website will show if the required number of tents are available on those dates.

What is the tent type and size

  • Tents are made of fabric with metal frames for stability. Main room is 14' x 14' , front porch is 7' x 14' & toilet is 7' x 14'
  • The location of the tent city is almost at the edge of the western part of the country bordering the Great Rann of Kutch and near Dhordo which is the last village before the white rann starts. Nearest city is Bhuj which is Almost 80kms from the camp site.

What time are we going to reach Bhuj on last day?

  • Check-out time is 9.30 am and buses will start moving immediately afterwards, if you wish to leave early as per your travel schedule please inform during the booking process under the special assistance tab. Travel time to Bhuj via hodko village is about 3hrs.

Are these packages per person or per tent?

  • Prices of the package are as per person basis plus applicable taxes. The tents are on a twin sharing basis, which means that a single person will not be allotted a separate tent. If there are three persons in a group then the guests would have to opt for extra person accommodation in the tent and pay accordingly. Kids 5yrs and above would be charged at full rates. Kids below that age are free but no mattresses would be provided.

Why to visit Rann Utsav? Any specialty of Ran Utsav?

  • Rann Utsav is the only place in india where one can see the magnificence of the White Desert/Salt flats in such a proportion. The experience of living in a luxury tent with facilities equivalent to a hotel room is in itself worth the visit.

What type of food will be provided and what is food preference? Will you have special food for senior citizens?

  • The food at the Rann Utsav will be a multi-cuisine menu along with a splendid taste of Indian with an emphasis on Gujarati food.
  • Jain food will be made available for the senior citizens. The number of persons for jain food should be mentioned at the time of booking your package.

Why are we not able to book 2 nights package on 30, 31st Dec or 1st Jan? Why are we Unable to book 1 night package on New Year?

  • 1 Night & 2 Nights packages are available from 14th Dec' 13 to 18th March'14 except 30th, 31st Dec '13 & 1st Jan'14
    3 Nights package is available only on 30th, 31st Dec '13 & 1st Jan'14

Why can't we see any 3 night package available in Jan/Feb?

  • 3 Night package is available only as a New Year Special Package, however if you wish to stay for three nights you can avail a one night package along with the 2 nights package which are available in all days.

Can we do an advance booking of a car for site seeing?

  • You can pre-book a car for sightseeing or private pick -up and drops.

How long drive is it to Flamingo City/Bird Watching Sites from tent city? Do you have any packages for bird watching sites?

  • The nearest site for bird watching from the tent city is 50 km. from the Tent City.
  • The bird watching site Chharidand is around 50-60 km. from the Tent City. There is no motor transport from the Tent City but the tour for the same can be arranged for a small group of people from the Front Desk.

Is there any breakfast/ lunch parcel facility available for those who or going for site seeing on their own?

  • Food packets will be available on chargeable basis from the cafeteria.

What's the normal temperature during day time and night time in Kutch during this event? Are we required to carry woolen clothes?

  • The maximum day temperate will range from 28-30 degrees while the minimum temperature may drop to 5-7 degrees.
  • Yes you are required to carry your woolen clothes accordingly.

Is there any refrigerator facility to store certain medicines?

  • For any special requirement the person will have to contact Rann Utsav reception desk.

Are you going to provide enough quilts and blankets during cold nights? Will you provide electronic heaters in the tent if required?

  • Sufficient quilts and blankets will be provided for the cold nights along with an electric room heater.

Can we roam in the tent city during night?

  • Only the guests staying at the tent city are allowed to roam during the night.

Will there be a facility in the tent to charge laptop and other electronic stuffs?

  • Sufficient amount of power points will be available in the tents for your electronic items.

Is there site seeing package available without booking of tent city?

  • The site seeing package is available only for the people staying in the tents.

How to go for other optional site seeing from tent city?

  • The tour package for optional site seeing will be available on the chargeable basis from the Front Desk.

From where to book online?

  • Please visit our website www.rannutsav.net and click on the tab Book You Tent will take you to the page where online booking can be done.

Why only one site seeing a day? What do whole day? What are the activities for kids?

  • AApart from site seeing there are different activities like parasailing, desert biking, camel rides, photo gallery and adventure zone for the kids available on chargeable basis at the Tent City for enjoyment.

Do you provide a television in the tent? Is there any common place where we can watch TV

  • Television will not be available in the tents but there will be a common place where you can enjoy the entertainment box.

How do we coordinate for pick up at airport/railway station?

  • There will be a Help Desk for your assistance at both the places.