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White Desert

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Address: Kutch District | Dhordo, Bhuj 370001, India
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+91 97242 80408

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spectacular sunrise & sunset

my husband & myself were at the above place in Jan. 2017. Place was was great with natural scenary. The staff at White Sands lodgings were very kind & gracious. They served... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my husband & myself were at the above place in Jan. 2017. Place was was great with natural scenary. The staff at White Sands lodgings were very kind & gracious. They served vegetarian cuisine for dinner & breakfast. There was entertainment in the evening.

Thank musoma
Vadodara, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very amazing and fascinating place. It is difficult to believe and accept that sand can be so white. Although we visited during off season so did not see any special facilities for the tourist. So only visit during November to February months.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place you must go when in town, just make sure you take lots of water and sun cream if you planning to in the hot months

Thank Vik A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a huge plane covered with white colored salt. there is nothing between you and horizon. watching sunset without any obstruction is phenomenal.

Thank adarsh35
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is known as wonderland... One among the best place in kutch Best time around the year to visit this place is may ending to june ending ... bcoz salt becomes dry and looks fantastic .... if you have any queries do call me on 7016324147

Thank Sohel A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When some part of hot arid Thar desert turns white, it grabs the attraction of travelers. Seasonal salt marsh area of Kutch region spread over northern Gujarat and Sindh province of Pakistan during the months of September to march every year. Best visited from Bhuj city of Gujarat and every year Gujarat govt arranges the Rann utsav to showcase their... More 

Thank Nevin M
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about three hours at the white desert, luckily our hotel was close by, but the crowds are maddening. Crowd management is amazingly well handled by the CRPF. Having said that one must experience this wonder called the White Desert. Very unique & we were spell bound by the beauty all around

Thank AvijitSen
Margao, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to pay a small fee to enter the White Rann, which can be done at the entrance of the Rann. Once you enter, there are buses which take you about a kilometer into the Rann. As we visited the Rann during the Rann Utsav, it was quite crowded. We had to walk for quite a bit to get... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit in November to February when Rann Utsav is held by Tourism Department. One day visit is ok or stay overnight if one wishes to see the Rann in moonlit night.Vast expanse of white sand is to be seen to believe. It is awesome to imagine that entire white sand becomes water owing to melting of salt crystals-yes it... More 

Thank eskayg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area is very interesting both because of the white desert and its location sandwiched between India and Pakistan. The desert itself is a white desert, it can offer some stunning views at sunset, sunrise and on a full moon. The salt crystals sparkle under the full moon which is something to see. The security is a few kilometers from... More 

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