Upcoming group tours

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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. 

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MEXICO CHIAPAS - TEXTILES, CRAFTS, FESTIVALS

Oct 21 - Nov 6, 2022

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.

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MOROCCO'S ARTS AND CRAFTS

Optional: Atlas Mtns Hiking/Essaouira 

April 22-May 3, 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 seaside in laid back Essaouira. 

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UZBEKISTAN'S SILK ROUTE

Optional: Kyrgysztan 

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. 

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JAPAN CULTURE AND TEXTILES

April 2023

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!

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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. 

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PUNJAB AND KASHMIR - SIKH TEMPLES, MOUNTAINS, TEXTILES. April 2024

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. 

Take a look at our past tours. We're happy to customise any that catch your fancy. 

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.