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White Desert

Address: Kutch District | Dhordo, Bhuj 370001, India
Phone Number: 9724280408
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in Bhuj
Type: Deserts, Outdoors
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Type: Deserts, Outdoors
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New Delhi, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It is a beautiful experience to see vast spread white desert , which is not sand but salt . Go between december to march during full moon days, before that salt is wet .I feel jan and feb is the best time as salt is perfectly dried and will shine like diamonds in moonlight.

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Sunset and sunrise, even purnima moon also have awsome view of this beautiful desert, the cold weather with warm welcome by BSF jawans, will deligheted your day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

See this along with Rann festival held each year from dec to march.The nearest halt is either the Gateway to Rann resort or the gujrat tourism run tent city. You still need a car to go to the white desert as its not walkable. Gateway provides car Rs500 with driver for 4-5 hrs(enough).Or many of them come in buses and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Nature lovers, photography lovers must visit. White rann is seasonal salt marsh in approx 2900 sq mi. Amazing concept and initiative by Gujarat govt and well marketed / advertised using Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachan, Have turned this property to gold out of stone!

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India
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37 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Saw the White desert by day, at sunset and under the full moon. It is an amazing sight and should be done at least once in a lifetime. Going by camel cart adds to the experience. Do try

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A must see for everyone visiting Kutch for tourism. The Rann is lit up like a day light especially on the full moon day. If you get a chance or making up your mind to visit the please do and try to make it on Full moon because what you will see you will never forget in your lifetime. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Its unique and must visit place if you're traveling to kutch in winters. Ideally evenings are best time to visit, preferably around full moon time. One can stay at bhuj and make round trip. Roads are good and ease to drive.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It was good to be there on full moon night and the whole area looks like sparkling diamond lying on the floor but you have tread very carefully or your leg will go through.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have been there with my family in the first three days of the launch of the Rann Festival, a few years ago. The arrangements were well done. We were there with Narendra Modi in the tent city, attended the inauguration ceremony in Bhuj, followed by 100 km drive into the desert to see the India Pakistan border, and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The White Desert in the Rann of Kutch is truly an experience one is unlikely to forget. We visited it on a full moon night and it was magical. The vast white salt desert bathed in the moonlight was awesome!!! The quiet vast desert was one visit I will always remember. Was lucky to see it in the day time... More 

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