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Textile and Ceramic Tours

 

Travel to exoctic places and share our love and enthusiam for the arts.

Our escorted small group textiles, ceramics, photography, art and craft tours travel to exotic locations not only for the sheer pleasure of being there but an opportunity to soak up the local rich cultural and craft experiences. We love to share our enthusiasm and our mutual love of tha arts and crafts with other traditional artisians different from that of our own.  We visit a variety of workshops and homes to see artisans in action and discover completed fabrics and textiles that can expand our own repertoire of skills that help you refresh and allow you to develop a new understandings and insight into our own work.  Our arts tours are not just about seeing the sights but trying something new as you will have the opportunity to work with the local artisans.  Along the way we walk, talk, laugh, listen, discover and explore the delights of a range of artistic workshops, arts and cultural with local and international cuisine.

You will travel with an experienced well travelled Australian tour leader as well as a very professional local guide.

UZBEKISTAN: Boutique VIP Silk Road Tour with Textiles & Ceramics -16 Days

25th September - 10th October 2018 :

Tashkent | Ferghana (Kokand, Margilan, Andijan, Riston) Tashkent | Khiva | Bukhara | Samarkand | Tashkent

Welcome to Uzbekistan! With its medieval cities, stunning architecture and colourful history, this is a Central Asian gem just waiting to be discovered. We uncover all facets of arts and crafts on our journey including textiles suzani ceramics and other crafts. We travel to Ferghana, rich in textiles and ceramics. We visit all the major UNESCO Heritage listed cities that were trading posts on the Silk Road and explore an amazing variety of their crafts. Come join us and will meet artisans and participate in their workshops; perhaps add inexpensive examples to your own collection or just interact with merchants everywhere.

16 days from AUS3880 pp

Boutique VIP Tours
Luxury / Deluxe

INDIA: Boutique VIP "Jewels & Gems of Rajasthan - Women's Tour" - 15 days

Enquiries Welcome

Delhi | Agra | Jaipur | Pushkar | Jodhpur | Poshina | Udaipur

Experience the unique magic of India. Absorb its fascinating collage of colour, it’s amazing history and grand monuments so full of contrasts. A country of Maharajas, Princes, Forts, opulent palatial Palaces, bustling cities, markets and bazaars with haggling vendors in bright turbans and women in colourful saris. This leisurely women’s journey travels through the classic sights of Rajasthan. We stay in some of India’s finest palaces and havelis. Along the way we walk, talk, laugh, listen and shop as we explore and discover the delights of former princely state of Rajasthan.

15 days from US$5220 pp

Boutique VIP Tours
Deluxe / Luxury

TURKEY - Boutique VIP Culinary & Cultural Tour - 11 days

2018

Istanbul | Cappadocia | Bodrum | Istanbul

This tour is hosted by food & wine specialists to ensure you experience Turkey through the eyes, lives and tastes of its people and sample the amazingly diverse food and culture of this melting pot that is Turkey. Meet the local people and share their stories, cuisine and passion for living - like you have never done before. Visit local markets and ethnic restaurants and delight in the sounds and sights at the meeting of two continents. This is a wonderfully inspiring cultural and foodie tour. Join us and share our passion.

11 days from US $4100 pp

Boutique VIP Tour
Luxury / Deluxe

INDIA: Boutique VIP Gujarat Textile & Arts Tour - 14 days

27th October - 9th November 2017

Ahmedabad | Poshina | Patan | Modhera | Dasada | Bajana | Bhuj | Banni Village | Rajkot | Gondal | Jetpur | Ahmedabad

This wonderful tour takes us into one of the most remote areas of India, to villages where embroidery and textiles have been a way of life for generations. As we travel Gujarat, we meet local artisans and learn about the techniques they use, the traditions surrounding their textiles and various crafts and how they live. Join us and participate in workshops for embroidery and block print with masters and be mesmerized and inspired by this wonderful journey. If you love textiles, or know someone who does, you are all invited to join us.

14 days from AU$3300 pp

BT&T Boutique VIP Tour
Luxury/Deluxe

BHUTAN: Boutique VIP "Beautiful Bhutan Tour" - 14 days

15th - 28th April 2018 - Places available, Book Now

Thimphu | Punakha | Trongsa | Bumthang | Gangtey | Paro

Bhutan is one of the last true unspoilt countries on earth. Nestled in the Himalaya mountain range, it has stunning natural beauty, amazing vistas, remarkable architecture and is entrenched by a time-old Buddhist culture. We travel to remote areas of Bhutan and meet some of the most isolated people in the world. Discover the wonders of ‘Shangri-La’ when you travel with us to the Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan either as a solo traveller, a couple or a small group so join us and share our passion in the journey.

14 days from US$4250 pp
Early Bird Discount Available
 

BT&T Boutique VIP Tour
Luxury / Deluxe Tour

JAPAN: Boutique VIP "Cherry Blossom Tour - Women's Tour"

31st March - 13th April 2019 : Early Bird Discount Available

Tokyo | Mt Fuji | Takayama | Kanazawa | Kyoto | Hiroshima | Osaka

Are you interested in travelling to Japan but not sure what to expect? Then come along and join us as a solo traveller or with a girlfriend and travel with like-minded women as we walk, talk, listen and laugh and discover more than 2,000 years of both the traditional and modern history and culture of Japan.

14 days from AU$9,500.00

BT&T Boutique VIP Tour
Luxury/Deluxe