To be eligible, an applicant must:
Be a professional, teacher, teacher educator or work in the field of design, art and craft. Students or enthusiasts in the field of design, art and craft.
A partner or friend of the above who has registered for the program.
Tour needs a minimum of 8 participants to run. You will be informed shortly after the registration cut-off date if a tour will occur.
All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. Your passport MUST be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your return.
We encourage you to start thinking about any additional travel plans NOW.If you don’t have to rush back, then you could take the opportunity to do some additional travel after the tour finishes.however, our package does not include this but we can help you plan your extensions.
The tour is designed to combine learning content, social and cultural visits and also provide participants with free time for sightseeing and to socialize with themselves. Participants may have most evenings free, while learning content, workshops, and visits will take place during the day. Please check the itinerary for more details.
We assure you a complete well planned and guided tour.
You must inform this upon registration. In some cases it may be possible.
Yes, Prices are available on request or Refer to individual program itineraries for costs associated with this.
You must purchase a single supplement, which may give you access to smoking area.
You must inform this upon registration.

Meals will generally be local dishes, adjusted where necessary to western palates. We will attempt to cater for participants with particular dietary requirements, but personal preferences cannot always be guaranteed. Please note that only vegetarian meals will be provided during the tour. We do encourage participants to bring dietary supplements if this will be an issue.
Our tours are not strenuous, but do require mobility. We spend time walking around communities, but trips do not include hiking or prolonged periods of exertion. Participants should be able to withstand warm weather, and must have prior approval from a physician in order to travel with us.
Your health and safety while abroad are our top priority. Before traveling on a Tour you will be required to either purchase an international medical policy or, show proof that your domestic insurance policy will cover you while abroad.
We do everything we can to assure your trip abroad with us is a safe and pleasant one. However, travel to the developing world always will have a certain degree of risk not found in travel to Western countries. You should consider your personal level of comfort carefully before choosing to join a Tour. It’s a fully guided tour with 24x7 assistance.
Yes, You can request for a translator at the time of registration. This will be at an additional cost. Translator for most of the international languages can be provided, however the availability will be confirmed within 7 working days from registration.
Yes, You can easily get a new mobile number in India with international calling and internet facility. However, the rates will vary with different providers. Participants will have to inform the requirement at the time of registration. Additional fees for the same will apply.
Yes, Participants are able to bring partners or friends along for the experience. However, they are required to participate in all scheduled activities. During the teaching component, friends/partners who are non-teachers are able to participate or have free time at their own expense.
To customize your own tour you must:
Have a group of atleast 6-8 participants
*customization is subject to overall availability
*Terms&conditions apply.
Cancellation charges will be applied as shown below, calculated from the day written notification is received by
Saffron Earth Pvt. Ltd. In addition to cancellation fees, airlines, hotels and other third parties may impose up to 100% cancellation charges.
60 Days or more: 25% of tour cost
59 – 45 Days: 50% of tour cost
44 Days or Less: 100% of tour cost
The refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy and the money would be refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take up to 6-8 weeks from the tour completion date. Any bank charges or other charges if applicable would be deducted from the refund amount.
The tour is hosted ex-Mumbai. Therefore, Travelling to Mumbai from participant’s location and back after the tour does not include our package.