March 16 - 29, 2019

Celebrity Educator:
Pam Holland
Pam Holland

Package Price:
$3,768.00 | Air from New York City

(per person, based on double occupancy)
Land only rates are available at request.

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PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Round-trip international airfare from New York City to India.
  • All taxes and round-trip transfers to and from the hotel.
  • First-class hotel accommodations in Delhi, Agra & Jaipur.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and driver.
  • Breakfast daily, some lunches & dinners.
  • Workshops with local artists in Indian Patchwork, Kantha and Textiles.
  • A tour of the extraordinary Amber Fort, including an elephant ride.
  • Extraordinary shopping at local markets for fabric, textiles, wood carvings, antiques, bangles, artwork and more.
  • Visit and tour of a Carpet Weaving Factory.
  • Visiting Red Fort and the incredible, Taj Mahal.
  • Sightseeing in New Delhi including Qutub Minar and a craft museum.
  • Block Printing and Dyeing workshops with master artisans.
  • Professional tour guide and a Craftours escort.
  • Optional tour of the Royal Palace Observatory.
  • Enjoy seeing demonstrations by artisans in Gold Embroidery, Gem Cutting and Indigo Dyeing.
  • Walking tour through the spice market and wholesale flower market.
  • Commemorative Craftours lanyard & luggage tag.
  • Traveling & Workshops with Pam Holland.

INDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Amber Palace Amber Palace play movie
The Amber Palace, also known as the Amer Fort is located near Jaipur, and is a popular tourist attraction. Situated high on a hill, the Amer Fort is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.
Block Printing Wood Block Printing play movie
This hands-on workshop will take us to the home of a traditional craftsman, where we will learn about colors and the natural process of block printing.
Qutab Minar QUTAB MINAR play movie
Qutab Minar, is the 2nd tallest minar (73 metres) in India after Fateh Burj at Chappar Chiri at Anandpur Sahib. Qutab Minar originally an early Islamic Monument inscribed with Arabic inscriptions is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutab Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. Construction was started in 1192 by Qutb-ud-din Aibak and was carried on by his successor, Iltutmish. In 1368, Firoz Shah Tughlak constructed the fifth and the last storey. It is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as the Qutab complex.
The Red Fort THE RED FORT play movie
The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperors of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums. In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political center of Mughal government and the setting for events critically impacting the region.
Taj Mahal TAJ MAHAL play movie
The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".







PAM HOLLAND

Textile Artist, Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Wife and Mother to 13 bambinos.

After a career as a photographer, and fashion designer Pam has been working in the quilting industry for over 25 years. She now travels the world teaching Textile Art and Photography. Her experiences in teaching and travel have been the inspiration for most of her quilts and has given her the reputation of shaping something new from the already established.

Drawing, writing and filming while she travels form the basic plans that she uses to create quilts when she’s home in the studio. Winner of the Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for International Quilt Teachers. She has been awarded Best of Show in Houston and many other Quilt Shows. She's also making her very own adaption of the amazing Bayeux Tapestry.



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