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Dhordo

Gujarat | India
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Dhordo is categorised as Desert / Experiential


Camel Ride at White Desert (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 February 2014)
From Lands end - Views of the White Desert (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 February 2014)
Road to White Desert (Nivalink Trip Dated - 18 February 2014)
View from Kala Dungar (Photo Courtesy: Bhargavinf)
Ethnic Cottages in Dhordo (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 March 2012)
White Desert (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 March 2012)

Reasons to Visit
  • Dhordo Village is set on the edge of Indo - Pak border, north of Bhuj and is renowned for its White desert, bird watching and craft villages.
  • Kutch Ranotsav (Dec - Jan) has made Dhordo a renowned destination.
  • Dhordo also provides excellent opportunity for guests for bird watching around the area in winter (Oct - March) when a lot of Migratory birds arrive for nesting
  • villages around here is where experiential travellers arrive for visiting craft villages.
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Access Information

Dhordo has 10 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Mid-segment3
Experiential7
Type of HotelsCount
Resort4
Homestay4
Adventure / Camp2

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Bhuj Pickup and Drop to DhordoRs. 4224

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Destination Ideas

  • Craft Villages around Bhuj
  • Kutch Experience

Festivals linked to Dhordo (Gujarat)

  • Kutch Rann Utsav

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Great Rann of Kutch, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat. Dhordo Village, 80 kms from Bhuj is now renowned as one visited for its desert with a white sheen, for being the the largest salt desert in the world. The White Sheen on the desert is unique and therefore attracts visitors in large numbers. Dhorodo village is also centre for Mutua embroidery (small mirrors, leather embroidery and silver jewellery). Guests can puchase handicrafts directly from the artisans here.
    View Point
    Desert
    1
    Kala dungar is a hill and the highest point in Kutch area which is home to a locally significant Lord Dattatreya temple. The hill offers excellent views of the desert around.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Desert, Lord Dattatreya
    10
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mata no Madh is name of the place, where the famous temple of Ashapura Mata, the head deity of Kutch stands at 95 km from Bhuj. The temple was built in 14th century and now considered a must visit for any one hailing from Kutch. Mata no Madh is also visited enroute Narayan Sarovar and Koteshwar temple and visited alongwith Lakhpat in a day excursion ex-Bhuj.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    80
    Lakhpat (135 kms from Bhuj) has religious significance for Sikhs. Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, believed to have camped here on his journey to Mecca. The site later became a Gurdwara, which holds some of Nanaks possessions. For a general pilgrimage traveller Lakhpat (37 kms from Koteshwar), Koteshwar and Narayan Sarovar (4 kms from Koteshwar) all can be visited in a day visit.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    103
    Narayan Sarovar (150 kms from Bhuj) is a sacred lake one of the most sacred sites in Hindu religion. For a general pilgrimage traveller Lakhpat Sikh Pilgrimage (37 kms from Koteshwar), Koteshwar and Narayan Sarovar (4 kms from Koteshwar) all can be visited in a day visit.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Holy Lake or Holy River
    133
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Banni Grasslands bordering the Great Rann of Kutch, lies on one of Indias most important avian highways (both the birds flying from the southward in winter and the few species migrating eastward from the middle-east and Africa stopover in this area), this is a top site for birding with waterfowl congregations at Charri Fulay lake, grassland and scrubland birds, as also characteristic desert species seen in the vicinity. Lala Bustard Sanctuary here is One of 10 best sites in India for the Great Indian Bustard. Winter is the best time to visit the area.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    5

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Bhuj,Gujarat,India

January
26°C / 18°C
February
28°C / 20°C
March
33°C / 23°C
April
36°C / 26°C
May
38°C / 27°C
June
35°C / 29°C
July
32°C / 28°C
August
31°C / 27°C
September
32°C / 27°C
October
34°C / 26°C
November
31°C / 24°C
December
28°C / 20°C

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Nearest Airport in Dhordo
  • Bhuj Airport ( BHJ ) , Bhuj-80 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Dhordo
  • Bhuj ( BHUJ ), Bhuj-80 Kms
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