TEXTILE & HANDICRAFT TOUR OF GUJARAT

Tour Overview

TEXTILE & ART EXPERIENCES OF GUJARAT

Prime Minister Narendra Modis home state Gujarat has, within its borders, some of thecountrys most stunning topography, breath-taking architecture, a colourfully diverseculture and a magnificent array of textile and handicraft.One of the most diverse States in India –Gujarats endless journey from Roots to Wings istimeless with historical and cultural traditions glorifying the State. The enriched range oftextiles owes to the people of different communities, castes, tribes and regions of the state,who have kept the age old tradition alive with their art – which is an unmatched blend ofintricate detailing and aesthetic charm.This land - blessed with fine epitomes of artistic brilliance and the pristine beauty of MotherNature, welcomes you for a truly enchanted experienceAn Art tour without exploring the Tribal art seems incomplete. Experience the uniquecultural art form and take home memories imprinted forever. Prime Minister Narendra Modis home state Gujarat has, within its borders, some of thecountrys most stunning topography, breath-taking architecture, a colourfully diverseculture and a magnificent array of textile and handicraft.One of the most diverse States in India –Gujarats endless journey from Roots to Wings istimeless with historical and cultural traditions glorifying the State. The enriched range oftextiles owes to the people of different communities, castes, tribes and regions of the state,who have kept the age old tradition alive with their art – which is an unmatched blend ofintricate detailing and aesthetic charm.This land - blessed with fine epitomes of artistic brilliance and the pristine beauty of MotherNature, welcomes you for a truly enchanted experienceAn Art tour without exploring the Tribal art seems incomplete. Experience the uniquecultural art form and take home memories imprinted forever.

  • 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • VALIDITY: 23 Oct 2017 to 06 Nov 2017
  • Delhi 3 Nights
  • Agra 3 Nights
  • Lucknow 3 Nights
  • Varanasi 3 Nights
  • Mumbai 2 Nights
  • INR ₹ 3,19,000

ART

  • National Handicrafts & Handlooms Museum

  • Delhi Haat (INA)

  • Zardosi Embroidery

  • Rug Weaving

  • Marble Inlay

  • Chikankari

  • Tharu Applique

  • Terracotta And Pottery

  • Block Printing

  • Benarasi Silk Weaving

  • Carpet Weaving

  • Fabric Market

  • Accessory Market

  • Handicraft Stores

Sightseeing

  • Red Fort

  • India Gate

  • Gandhi Samadhi

  • Taj Mahal

  • Agra Fort

  • Bara Imambara

  • Chowk (Market Visit)

  • Ganga Aarti

  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple

  • Ramnagar Fort

  • Colaba Causeway

  • Gateway Of India

  • Iconic Sea Link

  • Queens Necklace

The Experience

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  • We take you to the heart of tribal villages to experience the world famous needlework of Gujarat. Created by skilled hands, this craft is known for its elegance and accuracy.

  • Get a one-of-a kind opportunity to learn the traditional art of Maharashtra, the Warli painting.

  • Participate in some eye-opening seminars by industry experts.

  • Amble through famous fabric and accessories market.

  • Some of India's most coveted fashion designers reside in Mumbai get a chance to interact with them.

  • Get a rare opportunity to interact with a state and national award-winning artist, belonging to

  • the only family in the world practicing a unique patented art.

  • Learn the distinguished art of natural color making and natural dyeing process.

  • Widen your knowledge as you pay a visit to the art preservation center and browse through the art library of Kutch.

  • Experience the age-old technique of tie-resist dyeing – Bandhej and Leheriya. Both are famous for their vibrant colors and arresting combinations.

  • Learn the distinct block-printing style of Bagru and Sanganer (these styles have gained international acclaim as well).

  • Learn the process of Block making.

  • Discover many treasures as traverse the local markets.

  • Experience the age old hand-knotting technique employed in making rugs and carpets.

  • Take a tour of the local market.

Inclusions

  • I14 nights accommodation in the category selected

  • All airport transfers

  • Sightseeing

  • Entry Fee

  • Domestic Airfare

  • Factory Visits

  • Workshops

  • Seminars

  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner (Only Vegetarian)

  • Local Transport (Air Conditioned)

  • Train Travel (Air Conditioned)

  • Materials used for workshop

  • Sightseeing Guides

  • Tour Director

Exclusions

  • International Airfare

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary

  • Spending Money

  • Passport and Visa Fees

  • Travel Insurance

  • Medical Insurance

  • Tipping

  • Equipment fee

  • Porterage

Also available on request

  • Foreign Language Translator

  • Single occupancy accommodation

  • Special dietary requirements

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Textile , Art and Craft
Experience

  • Mata ni pachedi painting

    The 300 year old tradition of painting narratives of the Goddess Durga, in her various incarnations is called Mata Ni Pachedi, translated as ‘behind the idol of the Goddess’. Graphical, vivid, multi-coloured animated images of Gods and Goddesses, devotees and followers, flora and fauna, splurge the magnificence of this narrative art

  • Applique embroidery

    One of the oldest and finest crafts of Gujarat, Applique embroidery uses different patches of fabric to make beautiful forms of floral and animal designs for quilts, hangings, modern household products and apparels

  • Handicraft of Gujarat

    Handicrafts of Gujarat are expressive, unique and a beautiful amalgamation of stitches, colours, patterns and embroidery. From colourful tie-dye to sophisticated wooden antiques, each and every item is made to perfection by the renowned artisans and craftsmen of the state

  • Handloom and Handicraft Village – Dasada

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  • Ajrakpur Block Painting – bhuj

    Ajrak can be traced back to the civilizations of the Indus Valley that existed around 2500 BC-1500 BC. It is a block printing technique which uses colours derived from nature - such as indigo, henna, turmeric, pomegranate, iron and mud. These printing blocks are aesthetically and seamlessly hand-carved by the craftsmen.

  • Batik Tie & dye - bhuj

    Batik is a unique process of decorating cloth by covering a part of it with a coat of wax and then dyeing the cloth to have an impeccable design

  • Tribal embroidery / Rogan art

    This rare craft is practised by a lone Muslim family in India, which has kept this intriguing craft alive for over three centuries, protecting it from vanishing into the folds of history. One of their art pieces adorns the walls of White house – it was an exquisite gift by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to President Barack Obama

  • Bhujodi Weaving

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