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 the countrys most stunning topography, breath-taking architecture, a colourfully diverse culture and a magnificent array of textile and handicraft.One of the most diverse States in India –Gujarats endless journey from Roots to Wings is timeless with historical and cultural traditions glorifying the State. The enriched range of textiles 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 of intricate detailing and aesthetic charm.This land - blessed with fine epitomes of artistic brilliance and the pristine beauty of Mother Nature,welcomes you for a truly enchanted experience.

  • 12 Nights / 13 Days
  • VALIDITY: 12 Feb 2018 to 24 Feb 2018
  • Mumbai 2 Nights
  • Ahmedabad 2 Nights
  • Patan 2 Nights
  • Dasada 2 Nights
  • Bhuj 4 Nights
  • INR ₹ 2,95,000

Sightseeing

  • Colaba

  • Gateway OF INDIA

ART

  • Fabric Market

  • Accessory Market

  • CSMVS Museum

  • Handicraft Stores

  • Traditional Painting (Mata Ni Pachedi)

  • Applique Embroidery

  • Calico Museum

  • Ikat Weaving

  • Natural Dyeing

  • Block Printing

  • Rogan Art

  • Batik

  • Tie Dye

Sightseeing

  • Gateway Of India

  • Colaba Causeway

  • Iconic Sea Link

  • Queens Necklace

  • Sun Temple

  • Gandhi Ashram

  • Vijay Villas Palace

ART

  • Handicrafts of Gujarat (Craftroots)

  • Mata Ni Pachedi - Painting

  • Calico Museum of textiles

  • Applique Embroidery

The Experience

Inclusions

Exclusions

Also available on request

  • Foreign Language Translator

  • Single occupancy accommodation

  • Special dietary requirements

Fun Elements

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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