Upcoming group tours
January 16-30, 2022
Explore the essence of Indian architecture and craftsmanship in a 5,000-year old culture. A double hit of unparalleled handmade textiles AND stepwells: a water-harvesting marvel unique to Gujarat-Rajasthan. Extend your trip with off-beaten path Rajasthan.
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.
Optional: Atlas Mtns Hiking/Essaouira
March 15-22, 2022
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 seaside in laid back Essaouira.
March 22-April 7, 2022
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.
MEXICO CHIAPAS - TEXTILES, CRAFTS, FESTIVALS
A cornucopia of highlights await in the highlands of Chiapas steeped in the Maya culture and traditions. Mayan weavers and craftspeople are among the world's best. Archeological treasures of Palanque and Toninà, and spectacular landscapes on a scholar-led journey.
PUNJAB AND KASHMIR - SIKH TEMPLES, MOUNTAINS, TEXTILES. March 2023
Sikhism's holiest temples with Kashmir's exquisite natural beauty and textiles. An unusual exploration of two defining regions of India. Note: If Kashmir is inaccessible for political reasons, Ladakh and Leh will be substituted.
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.