Upcoming group tours
KASHMIR and LADAKH - MOUNTAINS, TEXTILES. NOMADIC CULTURE April 2024
Two show-stopping regions on the trail of nomadic culture, pashmina, and spectacular Himalayan landscapes. Buddhist monasteries, heritage towns, and an optional trekking component. A unique exploration of lands many dream of but few get to visit
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CHIAPAS: TEXTILE ARTS & CRAFTS OF THE MAYA January 14-29, 2024
By popular demand, Chloë Sayer leads another tour to Chiapas to explore the exquisite arts, crafts, and textiles of the Maya. Famous ceramic traditions, weaving villages, magical San Cristobal de las Casas, the flamboyant wooden-masked festival of the Parachicos, and the feast of San Sebastian in Zincantan and Chamula. 2 spots just opened! Write us today.
Guided exploration of hidden enclaves of South India's fabled temples and culture. Astonishing heritage of Chettinad. Genteel tea plantation living. Dutch and French colonial outposts. This tour spans a wide range of history, tradition, and culture. Combine with Cave Temples tour. 4 spots due to Canada-India visa freeze. Write us!
INDIA: CAVE TEMPLES AND FALLEN EMPIRES
January 6-19, 2024
Scholar-led deep dive into the heartland of India to unravel mysteries of millennia-old cave temples and spectacular ruins of fallen empires. Seven UNESCO sites; Ajanta, Ellora, Hampi, Art Deco in Mumbai, and more. Wrap-up in laid-back coastal Goa. Indo-philes, rejoice! Combine with our South India tour. 2 Spots just opened. Write us!
The first-ever 2022 Stepwells tour anywhere was a HUGE success! Explore Indian architecture and craftsmanship in a 5,000-year old culture. A double hit of unparalleled handmade textiles AND stepwells water-harvesting unique to Gujarat-Rajasthan. Extend your trip in off-beaten path Rajasthan. Registration opens December '23
RETURN TO AFRICA
Kenya-Tanzania, Rwanda-Uganda, Madagascar
Africa is our first love. E.Y.H.O. owners were born and raised in Kenya. We invite you to an intimate exploration through thoughtfully conceived safaris to three unique regions of the Dark Continent. Be prepared to fall in love with Africa. COMPLETED. Trip report coming soon.
Kenya-Tanzania Safari Details.
March 21-April 6, 2023
Arts, crafts, textiles, and architecture of the Silk Route's ancient hub. Triple hit of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva plus Fergana Valley and Savitsky Collection in Nukus. Unspoilt, nomadic Kyrgyzstan. A leisurely, in depth exploration of two disparate regions. Completed
JAPAN CULTURE AND TEXTILES
Japan's singular culture, ancient dyeing techniques, and vibrant arts, crafts, and textile traditions. Packed with hands-on workshops in dyeing, weaving, pottery, chopstick-making and more. Optional activities for non-textile travellers. Japan, with twice the charm during cherry blossom season! Completed Write us for 2024 tour
Optional: Atlas Mtns Hiking/Essaouira
April 25-May 8, 2023
Journey deep into a magical country of shifting sands, centuries of history, and a passionate craftspeople. You won't want to miss this one. Finish with hiking the spectacular Atlas range, home to the Amazigh (Berber) people or chill in laid back Essaouira. Completed Write us for 2024 tour
If you have a thing for remote, little-visited parts of the world where traditional societies, textiles, arts, and legendary hospitality reign, this is the one. We loved Uzbekistan so much, we're exploring further. COMING SOON!
Group tour not your thing?
Make your wishlist. Go wild. Then write us with your ideas and we'll piece it all together. Solo, family reunions, special interests, milestone birthdays . . . your way, where, and when you want.