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IRCTC’s Exclusive Tour: Dholavira with Rann of Kutch

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India is a land of incredible diversity, where ancient history and natural wonders converge to create unforgettable experiences. IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation), known for its commitment to promoting tourism in India, proudly announces a one-of-a-kind tour: ‘Dholavira with Rann of Kutch’ under the full moon. This exclusive journey offers travelers the opportunity to explore the mystical Dholavira archaeological site and witness the ethereal beauty of the Rann of Kutch, all while enjoying the luxury of traveling in an air-conditioned train.

Dholavira: Unraveling Ancient Mysteries

The journey begins with a visit to Dholavira, an archaeological marvel in the Rann of Kutch. Dholavira is one of the five largest Harappan sites in the Indian subcontinent, and it offers a unique glimpse into the Indus Valley Civilization, dating back over 4,000 years. It’s a site that tells the story of an advanced civilization with intricate urban planning, reservoirs, and even a remarkable system of signboards. Travelers will have the opportunity to explore the ruins, understand the history, and marvel at the advanced engineering of this ancient city.

Rann of Kutch: A Lunar Oasis

After immersing in the history of Dholavira, the tour takes a mesmerizing turn as participants witness the enchanting Rann of Kutch. The vast white desert comes alive during the full moon, creating a breathtaking spectacle. The silvery glow of the moonlight against the pristine white desert is nothing short of a surreal experience. Travelers can enjoy various activities like stargazing, traditional folk performances, and even a moonlit camel safari across the Rann. It’s an otherworldly experience that will remain etched in memory forever.

Luxury Travel with IRCTC

What sets this tour apart is the luxury and convenience offered by IRCTC. Participants will travel in 2nd AC class in a charter coach with confirmed train tickets. This ensures a comfortable and secure journey. The well-planned itinerary, including accommodation and meals, is designed to make the trip stress-free. Expert guides will accompany the travelers, providing insights into the history, culture, and natural wonders of the region.

The Full Moon Magic

The choice of traveling during the full moon (Pournima) of December 2023 is a deliberate one. The full moon bathes the landscape in a soft, silvery light, creating an atmosphere of enchantment. It adds an extra layer of mystique to the tour, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Under the full moon’s gentle glow, the stark beauty of the Rann of Kutch is elevated to a whole new level.

Connecting with Nature and History

The ‘Dholavira with Rann of Kutch’ tour is a perfect blend of history and nature, allowing travelers to connect with India’s rich past and its stunning landscapes. It’s an opportunity to experience the serenity of the desert and the echoes of an ancient civilization. The tour not only offers a glimpse into history but also provides a deeper connection with the land and its people.

IRCTC’s exclusive 5-day and 4-night tour ‘Dholavira with Rann of Kutch’ starting at just Rs. 25,975/- per person during the full moon of December 2023 is a unique and immersive journey. It combines the allure of ancient history with the captivating beauty of the Rann under the full moon. The tour offers the perfect balance of luxury, adventure, and cultural exploration. To know more about the Mumbai to Dholavira tour package, Mumbai to Bhuj tour and Dholavira tour packages, visit the official website on