Travelers plan a trip to Kutch with a motive to travel the road of history alluring the grand structures around. Undoubtedly, it is a mesmerizing land in the state of Gujarat but it has a lot more in store for visitors planning to experience monsoon in Kutch. So, the next time you are up with some travel expedition plans, don’t overlook the possibilities of exploring the splendid places in Kutch during monsoons. In this blog, we have mentioned some of the most amazing places to visit in Kutch during monsoons. Add them all to your itinerary!
Climate in Kutch during monsoon
Kutch experiences its first rainfall of the monsoon towards the end of June and the season lasts till September. It offers a relief from the scorching summer season and thus, the best time to explore the beauty of the place.
Places you should visit in Kutch during Monsoon
The Kutch Museum is among the oldest buildings in Gujarat exhibiting the ancient marvels – a collection of Kutchi scripts which people believe to be extinct, some ancient age coins that were used in the state during ancient times. You will also see some exceptional tribal artifacts along with beautiful paintings, musical instruments, embroidery and sculptures.
Great Rann of Kutch
The first visual to come in a traveler’s mind on hearing Kutch is the vast white salt desert, the Great Rann of Kutch. Visitors book flight to Kutch from far off lands come to witness the spectacular beauty of the desert all year round and it looks all the more stunning during monsoons. The breathtaking view of the sunset and the soothing feel of the moonlit night will bring you the best time of your life that will be with you forever.
Kutch Bustard Sanctuary
Known as ‘Lala Prajan Sanctuary’ among the locals, this sanctuary aims to protect the Great Indian Bustard. If you are a wildlife lover and would love to spot a bustard, this is the place you must explore with your group. You will also get to spot other wild species such as Shrikes, Quail, Imperial Eagle, Sandpipers and Sandgrouse. You can capture pictures of various wild animals like the blue bull, Mongoose, Jackal, Fox and Wolf. Do not forget your binoculars in the hotel room or you will regret it for life.
This beach near Kutch is a perfect place to unwind from the hustle-bustle of the city. You can hang out with your fellow travelers, be it your friends or family. It is a place rendering an atmosphere of secluded serenity and its clean water is perfect for swimming. If you are there with your beloved, a relaxing beach walk hand in hand would be a great thing to experience by the pristine beach. You can also ride on a camel’s back or indulge in some beach-side yoga sessions early morning.
Situated in the heart of Bhuj, Hamirsar Lake is one of the most attractive places around. After the destructing earthquake in the year 2001, the lake was all in muddles but it was revived within a couple of years and by 2003, it again became the favorite place of the locals and tourists, especially during summers and monsoon. The lake is the soothing spot for most locals during hot and dry summers. Even during monsoons, in the month of September, you will find a lot of people hanging out in groups in the evening.
Located on the Bhuj border, the Prag Mahal was constructed during the British era and is considered one of most stunning architectural sites in the state till today. The monument boasts of its exceptional Gothic style designs on the windows and the beautiful Corinthian pillars lined across the structure. The perfect jaali work on the windows and the detailed artwork on the high walls will leave your mesmerized. This place turned out to be very popular as it was featured in hit Bollywood movies like Lagaan and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Dholavira Yet another stunning marvel in the state of Gujarat, Dholavira is the place left by the Indus Valley Civilization inhabitants almost 4500 years ago. This place is quite intriguing for both travelers and history buffs for enthusiastic travelers seek to find more about the life of our ancestors – the way they lived and survived back in those times. There are several other architectural sites in the vicinity of the town that attracts travelers from round the globe. You can also visit the Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary located close to Dholavira.