Kutch Mahotsav serves as the guided tour of the Kutch region of Gujarat. It is organized by the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat and lasts for six day. This tour takes you around the venerated places in Kutch and provides an opportunity to experience the magic of the place and to explore its beauty, traditions, culture and spirit. Kutch Mahotsav is usually organized in the months of February and March, each year.
From sandy beaches to ancient fortresses, from plush green landscapes to earthy deserts, Kutch is the perfect place to unwind, away from the hustle bustle of daily life. The tour takes you to a number of exotic locations situated in the heart of Kutch Peninsula. Bhuj, acts as the center of all activity during the Mahotsav. Other places include Mata no Madh, a 1200 year old temple dedicated to Mother Godess and Lakhpat, a banished port that reminds of the days of the yore, when it was the hub of Gujarat’s sea trade.
The Kutch Mahotsav also takes you to a number of religious places. The major Hindu pilgrimage sites are Narayan Sarovar, Koteshwar and Bhadreshwar. Apart from this, the enthralling experience is enriched by the visit to Anjar, the beaches of Mandvi, Dhola Vira’s archaeological ruins and the rural fair at Dhrang.
Explore the lifestyle and culture of 18 different tribes of the Kutch peninsula. The artistic and skilled craftsmanship of the local tribes is a marvel to cherish. Not only this, the Mahotsav also presents a glimpse of its cultural heritage through the various folk dance and music performances. The soul stirring Bhajans and Kirtans are a feast for the ears.