Dive into the spectacular art and cultural heritage of India with this tour that explores art, handicrafts and textiles from around the country. Witness local craftsmen at work, creating their masterpieces. Visit magnificent forts, palaces and lakes that highlight Indian craftmanship. And attend the Rann Utsav, a cultural extravaganza of music and dance set under the full moon on a sprawling salt desert.

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Master block printing, tie and dye, and blue pottery making in Sanganer & Bagru.

Explore colourful markets and sample some local cuisine.

Interact with master craftsmen and weavers.

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Artists of the White Desert

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Day 1

Delhi

Arrive at the first destination of your journey – Delhi. Spend the evening interacting with your tour expert, Rema Kumar. Get insights from her about the tour and enjoy your dinner.

Day 2

Delhi

Start your day by visiting Old Delhi and taking a rikshaw ride. Visit Jama Mosque, drive past Red Fort and colonial government buildings. Visit Gandhi Smriti and Humayun's tomb. In the afternoon, visit Rema's designer studio over tea/coffee and refreshments.

Day 3

Delhi - Agra

In the morning, drive to Agra and visit Agra Fort in the afternoon. Visit a marble factory and learn about Marble Inlay artwork.

Day 4

Agra - Jaipur

Start your day by visiting the Taj Mahal and then drive to Jaipur.

Day 5

Jaipur

In the morning, visit Sanganer & Bagru to learn block printing, tie and dye, and blue pottery making. Also, meet a master craftsman. Spend your afternoon taking a tour of the city and visit a local market to see local textiles and handicrafts.

Day 6

Jaipur - Udaipur

Start your day by visiting the Amer Fort and then fly to Udaipur.

Day 7

Udaipur

In the morning, take a tour of the city and in the afternoon visit Molela village of terracotta artisans.

Day 8

Udaipur - Ahmedabad

In the morning, drive to Ahmedabad, an approximately 6-hour drive. In the evening, visit Utensils Museum at Vishala and enjoy traditional Gujarati vegetarian food. 
(In Gujarat, liquor is prohibited in Ahmedabad, Kutch and Bhuj for residents but visitors and tourists can buy it within a permissible quota per week. 12 bottles of beer or one liter or a bottle of wine can be purchased from the hotel or a liquor shop by providing proper documents like passport.)

Day 9

Ahmedabad

Start your day by visiting the Calico museum of Textiles. Drive to Pethapur village in Gandhinagar and en route visit Adlaj Vav and Gandhi ashram.

Day 10

Ahmedabad - Little Rann of Kutch

Drive to Little Rann of Kutch, an approximately 2.5-hour drive. In the afternoon, enjoy a safari in the Wild Ass Sanctuary, which is the only place on Earth where you can find the endangered Indian Wild Ass (Equus Hemionus Khur), locally known as the Ghudkhar.

Day 11

Little Rann of Kutch - White Rann of Kutch

In the morning, drive to the White Rann of Kutch, an approximately 6 hour-drive. Experience and take part in activities during the Rann Utsav, a carnival of music, dance, excursions and cultural activities held here.

Day 12

Rann of Kutch

Enjoy activities like Golf Cart ride, ATV ride, Paramotoring, cultural performances, etc. during the Rann Utsav.

Day 13

Rann of kutch - Bhuj - Mumbai

Drive to Bhuj, approximately 2.5-hour drive. Visit Bhujodi village, a major textile center near Bhuj where you can meet weavers, tie-dye artists, block printers and watch them work. Later, fly to Mumbai.

Day 14

Mumbai

Spend your day taking the 5 Senses walking tour of the city, which gives an immersive perspective of the city. Spend your evening at leisure and indulge in some shopping at a local market

Day 15

Mumbai

After having your breakfast at the hotel, transport to the airport to leave India.

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