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TOUR DESCRIPTION

Folklore and Artisan Tour of Bangalore is a cultural immersion tour that will introduce us to local folk traditions and art forms. We will trace the journey of Indian silk from cocoons to sarees. We will meet master sculptors who carry on a 2000 year old art tradition of shaping stones. We meet the artisans that shape the wooden toys of Channapatna and learn about the process. We will have traditional Karnataka meal. We will visit a folklore museum and get a glimpse into folk traditions of the region. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trace the journey of silk from Mulberry Silk Worms to finished sarees made in traditional handlooms. 
  • Learn about the silk trade, communities involved in the trade and impact on local economy. 
  • Visit the toy town of Channapatna and learn about wooden toy making process, meet the artisans. 
  • Meet a master sculptor who makes idols for temples across south India. Learn about different stones and tools they use and the process. 
  • Visit the Folklore Museum of Karnataka and learn about traditional art forms. 
  • Get a glimpse into life and occupations of people in the region. 
  • Learn about cultural traditions and famous festivals celebrated in the region
  • Enjoy a sumptuous traditional vegetarian lunch. 

GALLERY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The default inclusions are as follows:

  • Transportation in A/C vehicle
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Entrance fee at Folklore Museum & all visits 
  • Lunch – Vegetarian Meal
  1. Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions 
  2. Additional food ordered or items purchased during the trip
  1. We would recommend clothing that covers shoulders, knees and midriff at all times for both men and women.  This is to be respectful of the local ethos.
  2. Wear shoes or footwear that are comfortable to walk in. 
  3. In summer bring sunglasses and a hat/cap. 

Pickup will be arranged from your hotel or residence in Bangalore

OPTIONAL ADD-ON

We provide A/C Toyota Innova (SUV) only and it can seat 5 to 6 people. The cost varies between INR 3000 to 4000 depending on the location of your hotel. If you want us to arrange this please indicate so on the enquiry form and mention the hotel name in the comment section.