Upcoming group tours
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. LAST SPOTS
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. LIMITED SPACE
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 soon
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. Last spots Uganda/Madagascar.
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. SOLD OUT
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! SOLD OUT
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. SOLD OUT
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!
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. Registration opens MARCH 2023
MEXICO CHIAPAS - TEXTILES, CRAFTS, FESTIVALS
Oct 21 - Nov 6, 2022 - completed
We're doing it again! A cornucopia awaits in the Maya heartland of Chiapas. Explore the work of Mayan weavers and craftspeople, among the world's best. Archeological treasures of Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchitlan. Scholar-led. Write us for 2024 tour
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.