An Artistic Sojourn!
| The most enchanting and intriguing journey for art enthusiasts |
14 Nights & 15 DaysDestinations : Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Jodhpur – Udaipur - Delhi
For enthusiasts of art and culture, this is an ideal tour! Embark on an intriguing journey to deep dive into various forms of Indian art. Interact with our highly experienced and renowned Art Historians and knowledgeableguides.Explore the many facets of fine arts, performing arts and the cultural influences on each of them. Discuss the evolution of the various art forms fromthe historical times until today in India and around. India being a country of villages with over 60% of population still living in rural areas, has been greatly influenced by the art and handicrafts originating from the rural places and small towns. Every region has its own unique and interesting art forms ranging from textile paintings to marble work, sculptures, dance forms, pottery paintings, literary work etc. Many of the monuments too have unique art displays like mirror work, murals, wood work and stone work intricate designs. A huge collection of art forms and the history behind it would never cease to amaze you on this mesmerizing art sojourn!
- Interaction with a renowned art historian
- Visit a cultural centre & art museum
- Stay at hotels rich in traditional art and architecture
- Witness a theatrical art performance on ‘Taj Mahal’
- Enjoy a boat ride at the calm waters of beautiful lake Pichola
- Get mesmerized by a Bollywood themed stage show
- Know about a famous regional dance art form of Rajasthan
- Relish & learn culinary art from the royal kitchens
- Embark on a village safari and interact with local craftsmen
- Participate in a Yoga and meditation session (optional)
Program SummaryA fifteen days artistic sojourn in India is bound to leave you mesmerized with the simplistic yet intricate art forms that you would discover on this tour. ‘India’ and ‘art’ are synonymous and you would observe it as you begin your intriguing journey for the first three days in Delhi. From the capital city, you would travel to the city where one can find examples of some wonderful art forms – be it in stones or on the stage! The city of the TajMahal – Agra boasts of not only the Taj but also some amazing and intricate marble arts and crafts. Theatrical performances showcasing the regional dance and art forms are a must see. After Agra, you will proceed to the state of Rajasthan where you will visit the gorgeous cities of Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur and Udaipur. All these cities of Rajasthan have their own distinct forms of art and crafts, that are worth exploring.
ExclusionsInternational Return airfare from home country | Travel insurance | Visa | All Personal expenses like beverages, telephone calls, portage, camera charges excess luggage, laundry charges& other items of personal nature | Meals & drinks not forming part of itinerary | Any other items which are not mentioned in the inclusions section
This luxurious art tour to India can be experienced during the winter season between November to March.Since majority of the tour takes place in the state of Rajasthan, it is advised to travel only during winters. Summers in Rajasthan can get very hot with temperatures going upto forty eight degrees centigrade.Most cities in North India are suggested to be avoided during the hot summer months of April to June. July to September are the monsoon months and it can get hot and humid during these months.