Premium and Curated Experiential Craft Explorations of India

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Premium and Curated Experiential Craft Explorations of India
Featuring: ROYAL RAJASTHAN . VIBRANT GUJARAT . ARTISTIC BENGAL . SPIRITUAL ODHISA . ANCIENT TAMIL NADU

THE ROYAL PACKAGE - THE TAJ MAHAL AND ROYAL RAJASTHAN

11 Days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Journey begins from and ends in New Delhi 
  • Explore the historical locations of Delhi with some local shopping
  • Admire the amazing architecture of the Taj Mahal, an Emperor’s tribute to love
  • Discover the hidden gems of Rajasthan’s rich craft heritage with some hands-on experiences:
    • Block and Daboo printing
    • Tie Dyeing
    • Blue Pottery
    • Dhurry Weaving
  • Explore the magical and romantic history of the Rajputs and their forts and palaces
    • Amer Fort
    • Mehrangarh Fort
    • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Immerse yourselves in local culture and cuisine and enjoy shopping directly from artisans and other local hotspots – textiles, rugs, artifacts, jewelry, etc.

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed.

THE COST INCLUDES:

    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
      Lunch and Dinner
    • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
    • Entrance and monument fees
    • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
    • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Delhi, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

THE ROYAL PACKAGE - THE TAJ MAHAL AND ROYAL RAJASTHAN

11 Days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Journey begins from and ends in New Delhi 
  • Explore the historical locations of Delhi with some local shopping
  • Admire the amazing architecture of the Taj Mahal, an Emperor’s tribute to love
  • Discover the hidden gems of Rajasthan’s rich craft heritage with some hands-on experiences:
    • Block and Daboo printing
    • Tie Dyeing
    • Blue Pottery
    • Dhurry Weaving
  • Explore the magical and romantic history of the Rajputs and their forts and palaces
    • Amer Fort
    • Mehrangarh Fort
    • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Immerse yourselves in local culture and cuisine and enjoy shopping directly from artisans and other local hotspots – textiles, rugs, artifacts, jewelry, etc.

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed.

THE COST INCLUDES:

    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
      Lunch and Dinner
    • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
    • Entrance and monument fees
    • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
    • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Delhi, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

CRAFTS OF THE KUTCH – GUJARAT

11 Days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Journey begins from Ahmedabad and ends in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Sightseeing in Ahmedabad – Gandhi Ashram and Hutheesing Temple, Law Garden Market, Calico Museum for Textiles
  • A look at ancient history – the Ruins of Mohenjo Daro
  • Explore the rich and intricate craft of Patola weaving, where a double ikat saree takes 6-12 months to weave!
  • Get a taste of the wild in the Wild Ass Sanctuary in the Little Rann of Kutch
  • Discover and wonder at the amazingly rich crafts heritage of the Kutch, such as:
    • Ajrakh block printing
    • Rogan Art
    • Copper Bell Art
  • Enjoy a relaxing evening at the beach and savor the local cuisine at the beach café
  • Shop directly from Artisans

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed.

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Ahmedabad, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

CRAFTS OF THE KUTCH – GUJARAT

11 Days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Journey begins from Ahmedabad and ends in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Sightseeing in Ahmedabad – Gandhi Ashram and Hutheesing Temple, Law Garden Market, Calico Museum for Textiles
  • A look at ancient history – the Ruins of Mohenjo Daro
  • Explore the rich and intricate craft of Patola weaving, where a double ikat saree takes 6-12 months to weave!
  • Get a taste of the wild in the Wild Ass Sanctuary in the Little Rann of Kutch
  • Discover and wonder at the amazingly rich crafts heritage of the Kutch, such as:
    • Ajrakh block printing
    • Rogan Art
    • Copper Bell Art
  • Enjoy a relaxing evening at the beach and savor the local cuisine at the beach café
  • Shop directly from Artisans

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed.

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Ahmedabad, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

ARTISTIC BENGAL – CRAFTS OF THE EAST AND ROYAL BENGAL TIGER SAFARI

8 Days, 7 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Journey begins and ends in Kolkata
  • Walk through time and soak in the history, culture, cuisine of the charming City of Joy, Kolkata
    • Watch the magic of weaving  Jamdani textiles, which, was declared by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
    • Wonder at the architecture of the terracotta temples of Bishnupur and experience first-hand how meticulously Baluchari sarees are woven
    • Marvel at the ancient craft of Dhokra or lost wax method of sculpting
    • Get a taste of the wild in the mangroves of Sunderbans and possibly catch a glimpse of the elusive Bengal Tiger

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Kolkata, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

ARTISTIC BENGAL – CRAFTS OF THE EAST AND ROYAL BENGAL TIGER SAFARI

8 Days, 7 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Journey begins and ends in Kolkata
  • Walk through time and soak in the history, culture, cuisine of the charming City of Joy, Kolkata
  • Watch the magic of weaving Jamdani textiles, which, was declared by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
  • Wonder at the architecture of the terracotta temples of Bishnupur and experience first-hand how meticulously Baluchari sarees are woven
  • Marvel at the ancient craft of Dhokra or lost wax method of sculpting
  • Get a taste of the wild in the mangroves of Sunderbans and possibly catch a glimpse of the elusive Bengal Tiger

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Kolkata, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

SPIRITUAL ODHISA – CRAFTS OF THE EAST

11 days - 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the temple cities of Puri and Bhubaneshwar and enjoy the Bay of Bengal beaches
  • Marvel at the stone carvings and architecture of the Konark Sun Temple and discover its secrets
  • Explore the crafts of Pattachitra (narrative art painting on cloth) and weaving of exquisite Bomkai silk and Odhisa Ikat fabrics
  • Take a river safari to see the Gangetic Dolphins and migratory birds
    Explore the crafts of Dhokra (lost wax casting) and Silver filigree jewelry

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Bhubaneshwar, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

SPIRITUAL ODHISA – CRAFTS OF THE EAST

11 days - 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the temple cities of Puri and Bhubaneshwar and enjoy the Bay of Bengal beaches
  • Marvel at the stone carvings and architecture of the Konark Sun Temple and discover its secrets
  • Explore the crafts of Pattachitra (narrative art painting on cloth) and weaving of exquisite Bomkai silk and Odhisa Ikat fabrics
  • Take a river safari to see the Gangetic Dolphins and migratory birds
    Explore the crafts of Dhokra (lost wax casting) and Silver filigree jewelry

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Bhubaneshwar, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

ANCIENT TAMIL NADU - LUXURY TOUR

11 days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore the gorgeous and rich Kanjeevaram Silk weaving technique
  • Discover the ancient 7th and 8th century temples and monuments of Mahabalipuram and visit the workshops of stone sculptors
  • Soak in the serenity and quaintness of Pondicherry
  • Discover the craft of bronze casting
    Be amazed at the meticulous precision and beauty of a Tanjore painting
  • Enjoy a regal stay in a mansion and immerse yourselves in the local Chettinad cuisine
  • Explore the crafts of Athangudi tile making and saree weaving
  • Wonder at the gorgeous architecture of the Meenakshi Temple

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Chennai, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

ANCIENT TAMIL NADU - LUXURY TOUR

11 days, 10 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore the gorgeous and rich Kanjeevaram Silk weaving technique
  • Discover the ancient 7th and 8th century temples and monuments of Mahabalipuram and visit the workshops of stone sculptors
  • Soak in the serenity and quaintness of Pondicherry
  • Discover the craft of bronze casting
    Be amazed at the meticulous precision and beauty of a Tanjore painting
  • Enjoy a regal stay in a mansion and immerse yourselves in the local Chettinad cuisine
  • Explore the crafts of Athangudi tile making and saree weaving
  • Wonder at the gorgeous architecture of the Meenakshi Temple

A detailed itinerary will be provided after booking is confirmed

THE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
    Lunch and Dinner
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
  • Entrance and monument fees
  • Exploration and fun Craft Workshops
  • Local guide for sightseeing 

THE COST EXCLUDES:

  • Airfare to and from home country to Chennai, India
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages and tips
  • NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on rates available at the time of booking. Hotels are 4/5 star properties and some luxury heritage properties

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