Bagru Sojourn of Ancient Block Printing

Cultural & Theme Tours in India
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Tour description

Bagru is a small village located 30 Km south of the capital city Jaipur. Very well known for its Natural Dyes and Hand block printing; Bagru has far stretched its fame to become a downtown destination for internationally acclaimed fashion industries too. The habitat of Raiger and Chhipa communities of Rajasthan, the people belonging to this community are involved in the convention of printing tradition for 100 years. While Chippa communities are masters of traditional printing, the Raiger community is involved in processing leather products.

Highlights:Your guide & workshop instructor is the most renowned and internationally acclaimed personality in preservation of this artHeritage walk of garh, temples, workplaces, farmingExplore traditional art of Bagru craftCreate your own Bagru print masterpieceWalk through the vast printing quarters ‘Chhipa Mohalla’Itinerary:Leave Jaipur early in morning around 6 and reach Bagru by 7. Upon arriving you will be warmly welcomed by the local people. Their wide smiles are a sign of how happy they are to have you visit them.You will be introduced to art like no other as it is done by the mosts renowned personality and national award winner for this art. As you know this pretty town is famous for Hand Block printings every street has unique artisans working on delivering the best of prints on textilesThe expert will give you an informational walk around the place while telling you the famous history of this art that hailed originally from Gujarat. You will be mesmerized by the details of the history.Moving on you will meet the local artisans and understand the depth of the hand block printing art. Save your questions as they talk about this 300-year-old art so passionately.As fascinating as it looks and sounds, you will be exposed to an opportunity to try your own hands on this eccentric art. Make your own hand block textile masterpiece using the uniquely carved blocks from a pool of choices under their perfect guidance. This workshop is sure going to awaken the artist in you. Immerse yourself completely to learn the age-old art. And guess what you can take the material you made along with you as a gift.With all the memories, now you can say goodbye to bagru and prepare for the journey backPricingFor Minimum 4 personCancellation policy50% Refund if cancelled 15 days before the trip start date.Meals:Mineral water & tea, meals not applicableActivities:Rural Living

What's included

  • Mineral water & tea at arrival
  • Internationally renowned instructor included
  • All the amazing experience of the workshop
  • Souvenir which you will create by this art

What's not included

  • Any items/services which are personal in nature
  • All the travel and transportation to and fro Bagru
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather and unforeseen circumstances
  • Any medical expenses
  • Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section
  • 5% GST Excluded