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The White Sands of Kutch: A Silvery Paradise | Hoteldekho Blog

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For most people, the idea of white sands is usually associated with an exotic beach locale or an island destination. But this wonder of nature doesn't restrict itself to the sea. As you travel westwards from Ahmedabad or Surendranagar, you will find yourself in the mystical land of the Rann of Kutch. A part of the Thar Desert, these salt flats are made of white saline soil and marshlands, rendering the entire stretch a silvery glow. The Rann of Kutch spreads across an expansive area of 30000 sq. km. and covers the Great Rann of Kutch on the west, the Little Rann of Kutch on the east, and fringed by the Banni grasslands on the south. Reaching there The Rann of Kutch can be easily accessed from Bhuj or the village of Kharaghoda in the Surendranagar district of Gujarat. If you are traveling from or around Ahmedabad (being the largest city in the vicinity), you will need to reach Bhuj first, which is about 102 Km from the salt flats. It is advisable to hire a trusted taxi operator. Check
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