Day 1 – 10 Jan, Thursday - Arrival Delhi. Check into hotel. Visit Connaught Place and India Gate in evening. O/n Delhi.
Day 2 -11 Jan, Friday - Forenoon overview of program at hotel. Delhi City tour with shopping at Dilli Haat. O/n Delhi
Day 3 - 12 Jan, Saturday - Early morning drive to Agra (Takes atleast 4 hours. Can also do this by fast train in two hours 0600 hrs to 0810 hrs Shatabdi Express). Visit TajMahal and other monuments. O/n Agra
Day 4 - 13 Jan, Sunday - Drive to Jaipur (5 hrs/250 kms). Post lunch visit Fabric emporium. O/n Jaipur
Day 5 – 14 Jan, Monday - Visit Anokhi museum, Amer Fort, City Palace and markets. O/n Jaipur
Day 6 – 15 Jan, Tuesday - Bagru mud block printing workshop. Dinner at Chokhi Dhaani. O/n Jaipur
Day 7 – 16 Jan, Wednesday - Flight to Jaisalmer arriving at noon. Check into hotel and have lunch. Later drive into the desert for an evening on the beautiful sand dunes. Camel ride during sunset and folk performances over dinner under a star studded desert sky. Return to Jaisalmer town for overnight stay at hotel. O/n Jaisalmer.
Day 8 – 17 Jan, Thursday - Drive to Barmer (2 hrs) Visit an NGO that promotes textile arts like Applique Patchwork, patchwork and hand embroidery. Return to Jaisalmer in the evening. O/n Jaisalmer.
Day 9 – 18 Jan, Friday- Forenoon visit Jaisalmer fort and the havelis. Evening flight to Jaipur. O/n Jaipur.
Day 10 – 19 Jan, Saturday - Flight to Ahmedabad. reaching at 0925 hr delete this . Visit the House of Mangaldas. Heritage Walk in the evening. O/n Ahmedabad.
Day 11 – 20 Jan, Sunday - Forenoon visit Calico Museum. Later shopping in Ahmedabad . O/n Ahmedabad
Day 12 – 21 Jan, Monday - Drive to Kutch. Evening at Rann of Kutch O/n Rann of Kutch
Day 13 – 22 Jan, Tuesday - Rabari Dhadki (quilt) workshop at Kala Raksha.. Return to Bhuj. O/n Bhuj.
Day 14 – 23 Jan, Wednesday - Ajrakhpur block printing workshop. O/n Bhuj
Day 15 – 24 Jan, Thursday - Flight to Chennai through Mumbai.
Accommodation for 14 nights in 4 and 5 star hotels
All meals starting from dinner on 10 Jan, 2019 to lunch on 24 Jan 2019
Air-conditioned transport (Seat in Coach basis)as per itinerary
Professional accompanying guide
Government licensed local guides for monument visits,
Activity cost for three workshops
Domestic airfare (Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur-Ahmedabad, Bhuj-Mumbai-Chennai)
3 bottles of bottled water per person per day
The above cost DOES NOT include:
Visa and Insurance
Any extra beverages out of the group buffet, drinks, tips, porterage, laundry, etc
Difference in cost arising due to changes in TAX by the Government. Same will be collected on arrival.
Difference in cost arising due to extra use of vehicle other than the given schedule
Difference in cost arising due to change in program effected in lieu of unavoidable circumstances such as political unrest, natural calamities – the same has to be paid before extra service commencement.
25% advance will be required to process the booking. Balance to be paid 90 days prior to start date of tour.
REFUND ON CANCELLATION
All cancellations to be communicated by email and will attract cancellation charges as follows:
120 days prior to tour date - 15% of the tour cost
120 – 90 days – 25% of tour cost
90 – 45 days – 75% of tour cost
Less than 45 days – 100% of tour cost will be levied as cancellation charges
Textile activities in villages as included in the itinerary are spontaneous. So there may be times when the rural artisans are not available due to unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, we will do our best to ensure you experience the activity with the available resources to the best of our ability.
Domestic airfares included in the cost are current. In case there is a sharp change in the fares at the time of booking the air tickets, the difference will be factored into the given tour cost.
The costing has been done based on a minimum 8 paying pax travelling together. Any reduction to this number will incur increase in tour cost.
Any upgrade in the hotel room (but in the same hotel) can be done at additional cost
Hotel rooms will be blocked with a time limit for confirmation after the given dates are finalised from your end.
The given itinerary is a framework of the guests’ textile experience in India. Although we will do our utmost to deliver services as per the given itinerary, there may be instances when some services may have to be shuffled due to existing conditions / developments. We request the guests to kindly cooperate in case of such changes as our strong aim to deliver the best textile experience will remain unchanged.
TEXTILE TOUR – TRG0119
DELHI (2N)-AGRA (1N)-JAIPUR (3N)-JAISALMER (2N)-BARMER-JAIPUR (1N)-AHMEDABAD (2N)-BHUJ (3N)
Zardosi work, Bagru block printing, Ralli work, Applique patchwork, Rabari dhadki, desert embroidery, forts, desert music, Rann of Kutch and camaraderie of textile enthusiasts
Price per person –$4,070 (INR 2,56,200) on twin share.
Single Supplement – $835 (INR 52,400)
14 Nights/ 15 Days
10-24 Jan, 2019
The Tours are brought to you by our Travel Partner- Shakti Holidays Pvt. Ltd.