Textiles and Handicrafts of Gujarat 9 Nights

Envelope yourself with the colorful textiles and handicrafts that makeup the fabric of life in Gujarat.  You will spend 10 unforgettable days travelling through Ahmedabad, Kutch, Bhuj, and Gondal. Gujarat is an easy side-step off the well-beaten tourist trail in India. Its countryside holds most of this state’s many treasures which is where traditional artisans in tribal villages weave, embroider, dye and print some of India’s finest textiles.  This amazing trip is one for culture vultures as you will visit countless museums to learn about Indian’s famous textiles techniques such as knot dying, block printing and many more. During this trip you will also wander through its pristine parks that harbor unique wildlife, including migratory birds, and wild asses. You will have a chance to get up-close to these creatures during a once-in-a-lifetime desert safari.  This package includes flights, accommodation, transfers, sightseeing, and meals as stated.

Holiday Highlights

Ahmedabad:
Heritage walk through old quarter
Visit the Calico Textile Museum
Trip to Gandhi Ashram
See Hutheesingh Jain Temple
Explore handicraft market at Law Garden
Visit Kalamkari artisians in Ahmedabad
Trip to utensils museum known as Vechaar. 
Dine at the famous Vishalla restaurant
Trip to Sanskar Kendra, City Museum and Kite Museum
Modhera:
Explore The Sun temple
Patan:
Guided tour of Patan to understand the art of weaving and tie dyeing technique including Patola
Visit the Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell)
Little Rann of Kutch:
Desert safari across the Little Rann of Kutch
Tour settlements and villages along the Rann of Kutch
Visit Ajrakhpur and Bhujodi famous for block printing
Bhuj:                               
Witness the tradition of Rogan art in the village of Nirona 
Opportunity to see Bandhani tie and dye in Dhordo and Ludia
Gondal:
Explore The Riverside Place, Orchard Palace and Naulakha Palace in Gondal

 

What's Included

Return economy flights to India on Jet Airways
Accommodation at the above mentioned hotels Daily buffet breakfast at all the hotels except Rann Riders is based on Full Board basis
All transfers and sightseeing using Air-conditioned vehicles 
Services of accompanying English Speaking guide for sightseeing as per the itinerary 
Single entry to the monuments
01 Morning desert safari across the Little Rann of Kutch
02 bottles of mineral water per person per day & Wet Tissues
Govt. service tax of 4.80%
 

What's Not Included


Any additional meal. 
Any item of personal nature like telephone calls, room services, laundry, drinks etc. 
Still or video camera charges

Prices are per person based on twin share and subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Please call for details or to book. Alternatively you can book or enquire online.
Total from
£1,750.00

Based on:
4 people
Departures from London Heathrow (LHR)

Travel Dates:
10 Sep – 10 Dec 2018
10 Jan - 30 Jun 2019



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