A Traditional Resort run by Village Community ID - 630
Tent - Hodka, Kutch, Gujarat, India
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Property type Tent
Categary Village Stay
Total Rooms 12
Capacity 34
City Bhuj

Located at 65 kms from Bhuj town, this village resort is owned and operated by the Village Tourism Committee of Hodka village. It is truly a different experience for the tourist as here you get to see a different kind of decor designed in local style and decorated with textiles, mirror and other local crafts. Only vegetarian food is available here with local specialties and one can choose between an Indian and a Continental breakfast in the..

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  • Traditional Touch
  • Authentic Gujarati and Kachchi Cuisine

  • Only vegetarian food is served. Lunch and Dinner is served in Gujarati and Kachchi cuisine, with a range of vegetables (cooked and fresh), pulses, Indian breads, and local sweets. Indian snacks can be prepared as listed on the menu
  • Bottled mineral water and non-alcoholic soft drinks are available, together with tea, coffee and buttermilk
  • In the morning, you can choose between an Indian and a Continental breakfast
  • Traditional Kachchhi dinner of bajara ni rotii, ghee and gud, it is followed by Khichdi-kadhi with folk music

  • Front Desk (from 6am to 11pm)
  • Phone service (local phone calls)
  • Wake up call
  • Room service (from 6am to 11pm)
  • Restaurant (7:30am-9:30 / 12pm-3pm / 7:30pm-10:30pm)
  • Double beds in all rooms
  • Extra beds (on request)
  • Map and brochure with information of the area
  • Fan
  • Mosquito Repellents in all rooms.

Exploring the villages and windswept lands of northern Kachchh is a thrilling experience.

Visits to Hodka artists village
, organised by resort with an extra cost, accompanied by local bhomiyas (guides) who help you to interact directly with the people of Hodka and acquaint you with the people's way of living, crafts and traditions.

Crafts workshop
s in embroidery and leather work, where you can learn a range of techniques directly from the artisans, can be organized upon request with extra cost. (Need to inform One month before).

Discover northern Kachchh through a rich and varied choice of activities
a visit to several artisan communities where you marvel at the beauty of Embroideries, Leather Works, Lacquer Work , Rogan Work, Copper Bell making, traditional pottery, wood carving, & more.

Bird watching excursions to the wetlands of Chhari Dhandh (December, January)

Every trip can be customised to individual interests and is designed to create a unique and unforgettable experience for the crafts expert, naturalist, birdwatcher, or the simply curious.

Back at the resort the experience continues with traditional dinners, folk music performances, bonfire nights, star-gazing (subject to availability and clear sky) and more interaction with the people of Hodka.

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Tent Accomodation

(Total Units : 7)

Inclusion(s) :

  • All Meals (AP Plan)

Adults (2) Kids: (0) Guests Units

R3200

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Family Tent

(Total Units : 2)

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  • All Meals (AP Plan)

Adults (4) Kids: (0) Guests Units

R4500

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Bhunga (Mud Huts)

(Total Units : 3)

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  • All Meals (AP Plan)

Adults (2) Kids: (0) Guests Units

R4800

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General Amenities

  • Parking Space
  • Security Guard
  • Laundry Service

Rooms (All Rooms Include)

  • All Meals (AP Plan)
  • 24 Hrs Hot and Cold Water
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Attached Bathroom
  • Room Service

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Basic yet so elegant in its own way

by preethampais, Mumbai, India

on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:25:45 GMT

There are two types of accommodation, Tents and Bhungas. Tents can accommodate 3 people and Bhungas are much larger. The toilets are attached to the tents. We went during March, it was during the day... 

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Beautiful property, but lack of hospitality and quality

by Caroline D, San Diego, California

on Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:51:58 GMT

Shaam E Sarhad is a highly rated eco-resort in Hodka. Set among graceful acacia trees on the desert, it is aesthetically very appealing. The round roofed high ceiling Bhungas (mud house) are...

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Great Stay and an experience worth taking!

by chauhanpratishtha, Ahmedabad, India

on Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:06:17 GMT

A highly recommended stay, it's all what you need. The place has a very cultural feel to it which when combined with excellent service, clean rooms, free food :D and awesome people makes it worth. It...

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Urban Detox thru the Indian Outbacks! - great stay, lifetime experience

by GD_here_how_r_u, Mumbai, India

on Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:55:33 GMT

Awesome resort - in the middle of nowehere - very remote and pristine and original. Food was good, the community was very caring to ensure we had no issues with the stay or facilities. While...

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So much character!

by Suguna46, Chennai, India

on Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:24:13 GMT

Our stay at the Shaam-e-Sarhad Hodka village on the edge of the white desert, the Rann of Kutch, was a wonderful experience. It has authentic mud huts ('bhunga') in rural Gujarat style with modern...   

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unique experience

by manisha1664, Mumbai, India

on Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:32:10 GMT

It was cold in Jan and colder in the tents. But we enjoyed our stay as the staff was friendly and helpful. The food was a fixed menu and tasty too.We had booked Bhungas (mud cottages) for the...

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A place somewhere else.....

by tcs88, Navi Mumbai, India

on Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:59:44 GMT

The title tells you that you feel as though you have landed someplace else....The land is barren and as soon as you get off your vehicle you see this colourful small village which is a cross between... 

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A different experience

by Ashwin-Rosswel, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:11:00 GMT

I, my wife and 3yr daughter stayed here for 4 days in December 2013. We stayed in the tent for a night and then 2 nights in the Bhunga. It was overall a nice experience to see this kind of a...

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Lovely bungas!

by Jaipurjane, London, United Kingdom

on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:58:08 GMT

I loved our bunga, decorated with mirror work. Beds had big thick quilts on them (necessary as winter desert nights are cold!) and good lighting (esp bedside lights). Bathrooms are OK - hot water is...

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A lovely rural experience

by Aks78, Bangalore

on Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:44:16 GMT

Everything was so nice and pleasant at this resort managed by the rural folk. Right from the decor, the ambiance, food, the staff and the location was so perfect. We visited the resort during the...

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