Bespoke journey through Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra - India’s aesthetic heartland - for travellers with an appreciation for textiles, jewellery, art, design.
Insider access to leading designers , secret handcraft hubs, royal jewellers. Set against a rich landscape of ancient monuments and magnificent palaces.
Curated experiences with experts and insiders
Close interactions with leading designers and artisans
Guided inspiration tours of architecture, art, markets
Personalised shopping at fine handcraft boutiques
First-class accommodation, transport, security
Prices start at US$ 320 per day
Trendmakers, inspiration seekers
Creatives and innovators
Anyone with a love for travel, design, crafts and fashion
THE CONNOISSEUR EXPERIENCE
Visit the Taj mahal at sunrise. Explore magnificent forts and royal residences in Jaipur. Experience the magic of lakes and palaces in Udaipur. Meet contemporary designers and artisans steeped in ancient traditions in Delhi. See the revival of lost crafts. Get access to royal jewellers, explore bazaars and enjoy the finest cuisine.
TRADITIONAL AND TIMELESS
Guided visits to India’s hidden handcraft hubs
A designer guided visit to one of India’s last villages practicing the craft of hand block printing. Artisanal families practicing age old traditions like making of vark ~ edible gold and silver foil. Ateliers catering to royalty and Hollywood stars.
INTERVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Meet contemporary India’s design pioneers
Meet leading designers who introduce contemporary design interventions, along with up-cycling and zero-waste philosophies into ancient handcraft traditions.
Architecture, monuments, colours, sounds, and robust local cuisine are a sensory feast, and a delight for anyone with an eye for beauty and experiences.
India by Hand Connoisseur guides you through India’s traditional artisan centres and contemporary design hubs. It presents a unique view, looking equally at the past and the future.
Mita Kapur, Curator
Our hospitality partners are world class and have decades of experience in hosting global travellers. Groups are accompanied by an experienced tour services director to cater to every need or contingency. All travel is via private fleets, run by verified operators.
HEALTH & HYGIENE
Our handpicked partners and vendors adhere to the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Please consult our pre-trip guide for tips or ask our local team for safe dining suggestions.
The Connoisseur experience goes beyond the cliché to show how, in Indian design, the traditional and the modern not only coexist, but feed into and enrich each other.
Natasha Jeyasingh, Curator
PRICES STARTING AT US$ 2720
8 days in Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur • Expert curators and guides • Experienced Tour Services Director travelling with you throughout • 24x7 concierge service • All breakfast and lunches • Does not include airfare
Prices starting at US$ 3740
11 days in Delhi, Agra, Udaipur and Jaipur