It’s on again! The 2019 Quilter’s tour of India!
A bespoke tour of Northern India and Gujarat specially designed with quilters in mind!
Quiltastic India Tours has partnered with Shakti Holidays and The Square Inch to design this splendid tour giving you an immersive cultural experience in incredible India. We will visit Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Bhuj. Each location has been hand picked to ensure you visit the most important monuments, experience the culture of different parts of India and enjoy specially designed workshops, learning from local artisans. This tour is led by Vanita, an experienced teacher and quilter who was born in India. Accompanying her is Tina Katwal, founding member of The India Quilt Guild and The India Quilt Festival. These ladies have unparalleled local knowledge about the best places to visit and shop and will be with you to guide you every step of the way!
Come and indulge in this boutique experience, staying in luxury accommodation, travelling in air-conditioned comfort and accompanied by an experienced host throughout your journey. Make new friendships, interact with the local artists, enjoy local cuisine and gain an appreciation for ancient traditions, art, textiles, embroidery and quilting. There is time to explore these exotic locations and lots of time for shopping for silks, quilting fabrics, trims and thread! This unique tour has been paced to ensure you enjoy each location and have time to learn new skills like Bagru (mud block printing), Dadhki (quilting) and Bandhini (tie dyeing).
Visit Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikhri, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Bhuj
International and domestic flights
4* plus accomodation
Air-conditioned vehicle transport
All entry fees to monuments including local guides
All meals and two bottles of water per day
Three workshops with local artisans, including materials
Experienced tour escort throughout your journey
Pre-tour options to visit the India Quilt Festival and post tour options are available