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Northeast India and West Bengal – Textile and Tribal Traditions

Northeast India and West Bengal

“We live in the world when we love it.”― Rabindranath Tagore

 

textile tour west bengal

Take away memories of raw adventure, exquisite textiles and cuisine, and a way of life obscured to the world at large.

Northeast India and West Bengal

With optional Wonders of Bhutan

18 days February 2018 – exact dates to come

Witness the glacial spill of Himalayan rivers,

Observe rhinos grazing in Kaziranga’s swampy grasslands

Note the slow embrace of modernity by former head-hunters of Nagaland

 

 Take in the cultural vibe in Kolkata (Calcutta)

work alongside village artisans in the finest silk and cotton hand-woven fabric

Try your hand at elaborate batik work

Admire traditional kantha embroidery and vibrant block printing

Cost: USD 4250 double occ., 1680 single supplement

See itinerary for optional 6-day Wonders of Bhutan.

Naga warriors

Naga warriors

Why this tour?

  • Extensively dry run by Shila to deliver the most authentic and immersive experiences.

  • Led by Shila

  • Hands-on immersion in the unique arts and crafts of this region

  • Rough edges, soft landings in 4* and 5* boutique accomodations at the end of adventurous days

Set your calendar for February 2018!

Itinerary with Costs – click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rabindranath_Tagore_in_1909

My mind started up like a morning out of mist

I went astray in the fairyland of things

It was the best luck of my life

that I lost my path that morning,

and found my eternal childhood.

~ Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel Literature Laureate

 

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