Gujarat's Dhordo named Best Tourism Village in 2023

Gujarat Dhordo named Best Tourism Village in 2023 - Web News Orbit

Dhordo is a village within Dhordo, a village in the Kutch district in Gujarat is well-known as the gateway into Kutch, the Great Rann of Kutch.

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It is also the same village in which Rann Utsav was launched back in 2005. In the present, Dhordo village, for its many cultural ramifications is a household name.

Dhordo was awarded an enviable title: best tourist destination from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Dhordo's Remarkable Achievement

As a result, Dhordo is now among the 70 villages in nearly 40 nations that have received this highly coveted title.

Dhordo was awarded this distinction in the Best Tourism Village - 2023 ceremony hosted by the UNWTO in the city of Samarkand, a historic one in Samarkand located in Uzbekistan on the 19th of October 2023.

Who receives the honor of the Best Tourism Village?

This prestigious award goes to villages performing outstanding work in the area developing rural communities, preservation of the natural landscape as well as diverse cultural heritage in terms of local values, the food culture.

The villages that are selected are evaluated based on natural and cultural resources, conservation and promotion of cultural assets as well as sustainability of the economy, stability of society and sustainability of the environment tourism development potential as well as the integration of value chains.

Gujarat's Dhordo has ticked all the boxes and the result we are seeing today is worthy of a celebration and praise.

The Enigmatic Rann of Kutch

Rann of Kutch dhordo - Web News Orbit

If you're not aware For those who aren't aware, it is believed that the Rann of Kutch is one of the most remarkable geographic locations in India.

It is a vast desert of salt that covers an area of 27,454 square kilometers. Imagine the vast, white, and barren area that goes across as far as your eyes can reach.

But there's an appealing aspect to this distinctive geographical feature. In the evening, Rann of Kutch looks almost like an alien landscape and is breathtakingly beautiful.

Rann Utsav: A Cultural Extravaganza

It's due to this characteristic along with the reality that this region hosts a number of semi-nomadic tribal tribes each year that the annual celebration in the form of Rann Utsav is observed in this region. The annual festival attracts many tourists from across the globe.

Rann Utsav 2024 Scheduled

In 2019, Rann Utsav has been scheduled to start on the 26th of October and run until February 20 in 2024. It's a four-month celebration of culture in a natural environment that's stunning.

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