Textile traditions are woven into many communities of Central India and are renowned for the highly developed and rich skills of their weavers, craftsmen, and artisans.
A textile journey commencing in the Bay of Bengal, travelling north through rural country side and the fertile farmlands of West Bengal, high into the cool fresh air and forested mountains of the Himalayas. Visiting bustling cities and small villages seeking out the history and traditional methods behind weaving and textiles in this region.
India Unbound offers a selection of individually designed Textile Tours of India showcasing the textile specialities of each region. Discover textiles created from hand-loom weaving of various threads, techniques applied, unique designs and the many styles throughout India. Click to view sample itineraries.
A textile journey through Odisha, an eastern Indian state on the Bay of Bengal, known for its tribal cultures. This itinerary has a focus on the rich diversity of craft textiles in Odisha and the variety of techniques that have been used for generations.
South India offers a diverse and fascinating variety of textile related experiences. This educational journey offers an opportunity to work with raw materials and textiles from the various regions with the guidance of like-minded and passionate specialists.
Travel through the white desert of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat and the red desert of Rajasthan on a private tour of intriguing and contrasting landscapes of North India with a spotlight on the long history of textiles and their influence in these regions.
Originating high in the Himalayas, the Brahmaputra River flows through the scenic Assam Valley where a UNESCO World Heritage listed national park and remote rural communities provide the traveller with a unique insight into life in this amazing region. Operated by Pandaw on the MV Mahabaahu.
This 17-day journey through the North East of India showcases the region’s textile traditions.
Gujarat has a long tradition of cottage scale textile production and artisanal craftsmanship. This itinerary focuses on the many small communities who are keeping such traditions alive.