North India Textile

Hand Embroidery in a Fair Trade Workshop Agra

Bada Imambara Lucknow

Duration: 11 Days/ 10 Nights

Textile and Lifestyle

Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights

The textile pattern and design of India are famous around the world. Take a tour to trace these authentic and traditional culture and crafts of North India. We shall take you to Brocade and Chicken Kari weaving centers. This tour would also give you a chance to explore India through its unique lifestyle.

Tour Highlights

  • visit the textile market of Chandni Chowk, Delhi
  • visit the weaving center of “Chicken Kari” in Lucknow
  • Enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride in Lucknow
  • Boat cruise on River Ganga in Varanasi
  • Visit the brocade center in Varanasi
  • Sunrise tour to Taj Mahal.
  • Elephant ride in Amber Fort, Jaipur
  • Textile workshop at Bagru, Jaipur

Destinations:

Delhi Lucknow Varanasi Agra Jaipur


Itinerary

Upon arrival you will meet our travel executive after collecting your luggage & passing customs at arrival hall who will assist you with your transfer to hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Delhi.
Meals Included
  • No Meals
After breakfast, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting India Gate – 42 meters high, built as a memorial to the Indian Soldiers killed in World War-I, Parliament House – This building houses the two Houses of Parliament, The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. President House – Is the official residence of President of India. Formally the Residence of Viceroy of India, Humayun’s Tomb & Qutub Minar – The 72.5 meters- High tower dates back to the 13-century built by Qutub-u-din-Eabak. A famous Iron Pillar of the 5th century stands before it; it has remained rust free for 1500 years
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Delhi.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After breakfast, visit the Craft Museum, Dilli Haat. Afternoon visit the textile market of Chandni Chowk – famous for its Zari and Zardosi work, Kinari Bazar – the ultimate stop for an Indian bride, Chhatta Chowl Bazar – the collection of artificial and semi-precious jeweler. Embroidered bag, hand painted wall hanging etc.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Today early morning, you will be transferred to Delhi train station to board Shatabdi express to Lucknow. Meet/Assist on arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the weaving center of “Chicken Kari” – the famous textile of Lucknow embroidery mostly local design using white thread upon very fine cotton. Also visit the self-employed women’s center – famous for its hand embroidery. You will of course get a chance to buy some of this great embroidery
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
This morning you shall visit the city of Lucknow – the Imam Bara, La Martiniere School and other places of tourist importance. This afternoon we shall take you to the bustling market of Lucknow where you can enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Today you will travel by coach to Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and check in at the hotel Afternoon walk through the bazaar of Varanasi a heaven for the rich merchant wholesale markets for brocade and Banarasi Sari.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Early in morning enjoy the boat cruise on River Ganga to witness the daily routine of Sadhu’s and see the cremation ghats. Enjoy the walking tour to the famous temples like Vishwanath Temple, Monkey temple & Durga Temple. Later visit Sarnath – the Buddhist City. Afternoon visit the brocade center where you can see the weavers at work, weaving pure Gold and Silver thread knit silk textiles
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Transfer to Varanasi airport in time to connect flight to Agra. Rest of the day is free to relax. In the afternoon visit the majestic 16th century Agra Fort. Later evening visit the local market to buy some souvenirs.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Early in the morning you will mesmerized seeing Taj Mahal during sunrise. After an appetizing breakfast depart for Jaipur en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Continue your drive to Jaipur and check in at hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in hotel. Later Depart for Amber fort - situated atop the Aravali hills, it is the ancient capital of Jaipur and a magnificent example of Rajput architecture. We move up to the fort on Elephant's back and come down in Jeep. In the afternoon you will visit the famous attractions of the city like - City Palace, Hawa Mahal also knows as Palace on Winds & Jantar Mantar – a stone astronomical observatory. After sightseeing you will be taken to visit Saganer - where you will see the village at work, fascinating art of Tie and Dye, Bandhani, Block printing with wooden blocks and the art of hand made paper.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Today you will be taken for a textile workshop at Bagru. The workshop includes visit the block carving workshop, dye and printing workshop and fabric washing area. Create your own block printed product.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Drive to Delhi International airport in time to connect your onward flight to next destination
Meals Included
  • Breakfast

HOTEL COST

CityLuxuryComfort
Winter US$ 2,201US$ 1,765
SummerUS$ 1,845US$ 1,610
Delhi The LalitSuryaa
Lucknow Radisson HotelLa Palace Sarovar
Varanasi Radisson HotelHindustan International
Agra TridentCryatal Sarovar
Jaipur TridentHoliday Inn
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Inclusions

  • Share twin accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Elephant ride at Jaipur
  • First class train tickets for travel Delhi - Lucknow
  • Textile workshop in Jaipur
  • Entrance ticket to the monuments
  • Present applicable taxes as on 1st May 2019

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Visa fee & Insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc.