Lead by Anja Vanal and Sunil Chindalia of Maasa INDIA TOURISM AND MAASA Production Pvt. Ltd.
15 days 14 nights group tour by minibus AND TRAIN with min. 6 - max. 15 participant
We would like to show you the beauty of Rajasthan and beyond.
The meaning of this tour is to get to know about rural handicrafts, about incredible skills in textiles, ancient forts, TEMPELS AND INDIAN CUISINE.
You will have the chance to learn about:
- Mud resist Indigo block printingin in a workshop in Bagru
- BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP IN Jaipur
- INDIAN VEG. AND NON-VEG. COOKING CLASS IN ORCHHA WITH A LOCAL FAMILY
- See behind the scene OF THE AMAZING SILK WEAVERS OF VARANASI
- INDIAN VEG. COOKING CLASS IN THE HOLY CITY OF VARANASI WITH A LOCAL FAMILY
- and in between all those places there are so many incredible forts and temples where you can see the traditional spirit of Indian handicrafts.
Friday / Saturday 07.10.22/ 08.10.22 New Delhi
(latest arrival night of 07.10.22/08.10.22 in Delhi )
Pick up from the airport. ( including the night of 07.10/08.10) if you arrive at midnight
If you arrive before 07.10.21 let us know if you wish to have a booked Hotel. ( with extra fee )
On the first day we will have a special walking tour in the old part of Delhi and we will meet each other in the evening for a welcome dinner to get to know each other.
Incl. breakfast & dinner
Sunday 09. October Delhi - Jaipur (5 hours)
We will start our journey in the morning and will arrive in the afernoon in Jaipur. First stop on our way to Jaipur we will make at Hanuman Ji Tempel or called Galtaji. Free evening
Monday 10. October Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Today we will go to Bagru, a city a few kilometers outside Jaipur, to learn about mud resist Indigo block printing. Print your own scarf and see behind the scene of this beautiful skill. In the late afternoon /evening we suggest you to see a movie in the
famous Rajmandir Cinema. You will never forget the way how Indians watch movies, babys are crying, phones are ringing and so on...
Tuesday 11. October Jaipur
In the morning we visit Amer Fort in Jaipur .
The famous Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is our next visit.
In the afternoon we will have a tour around Jaipur with visiting Hawa Mahal from outside and see more of the Pink City.
Wednesday 12. October Jaipur
Today we will have our next and last Block Print Workshop.
See behinde this beautiful technique and print your own scarf.
The rest of the day is free. Enjoy the City of Jaipur or just relax in our beautiful Hotel. Evening free
Thursday 13. October Jaipur - Pushkar (3-4 hours)
Our next destination is Pushkar. We will arrive there in the afternoon.
The holy lake of Pushkar is surrounded by numerous ghats and temples.
The lake was formed when Lord Brahma dropped a lotus flower here and it`s an important pilgrim for Hindu people. It has world`s only temple of Lord Brahma ( God of creation ) Walk around in town and enjoy the Pushkar shopping market.
Friday 14. October Pushkar - Agra ( 7-8 hours )
A full day journey will bring us to Agra
We will start early in the morning and we will arrive Agra in the evening. On the way to Agra we have the chance to visit Fatehpur Sikri which is a world herritage site of UNESCO.
Relax and free evening.
Saturday 15. October Agra - Orchha ( 5 hours )
Early morning we will visit the famous incredible Taj Mahal for sunrise, a world UNESCO herritage site Our journey to Orccha which is in the state of Madhya Pradesh takes about 5 -6.
The rather quiet town is especially for its palaces and temples.
Enjoy a free evening.
Sunday 16. October Orchha
In the morning we will visit the Fort of Orchha.
Later on we will make a shopping walk in the vegetable market to purchase our food for the cooking class. A local family will teach us to cook real Indian food which we will never be able to eat back home in our Indian restaurants. After lunch explore Orccha by yourself.
Monday 17. October Orchha - Khajuraho ( 4 - 5 hours )
In the morning we will start to Khajuraho.
In the afternoon explore the city and the famous Kamasutra Temple.
Tuesday 18. October Khajuraho - Varanasi ( 9 Hours )
A whole day's journey brings us to Varanasi, the holiest city in India, on the banks of the River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh.
According to Hindu mythology, Varanasi was founded by Shiva.
It is particularly desirable for devout Hindus to bathe in Varanasi in the Ganges,
as well as to die there once and be burned.
Along the river there are miles of step-like stairs called ghats. On one side of the ghats
believing Hindus are taking baths and a few meters further the corpses of the deceased are burned. Evening free
Wednesday 19. October Varanasi
In the morning we will make again a shopping walk in the vegetable market to purchase our food for our last cooking class. In the evening we will have a boat ride tour on the River Ganges to
see the famous ceremony of Varanasi.
Thursday 20. October Varanasi full day
( Evening, overnight train back to Delhi )
After the breakfast we will check out from the hotel. ( The luggage we can keep in our Bus )
In the morning we will visit local families who are working on handloom producing
Indian silk saris and scarves. We will get a very special and private insight in there work.
By the evening our driver will drop us at the train station of Varanasi to catch the overnight train back
21.10 End of service
In case your flight In Delhi is late in the evening and you wish to have a Hotel, please let us know, we can arrange for you ( extra charge )
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