An Indian Art Affair

23rd January, 2019 - 4th February, 2019
  • Mumbai / Kolkata / Varanasi / Agra / Jaipur / Delhi

  • 12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS

Creative’s Expert Resource for the Journey

Seema Srivastava is an artist, an art enthusiast and an illustrator. With over 30 years of experience, she regularly conducts heritage walks, museum visits, craft experiences for art and culture enthusiasts. Some of the Honorable guests have been the Prime Minister of New Zealand and the Directors, SFMOMA and Director, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Owner and President Mcdonalds, USA just to mention a few. She has a wide experience in teaching art history and design related courses. She regularly holds lecture series on Indian art and architecture for winterim students and faculty visiting India as part of credit programmes from, Rutgers University, William College of Business. Xavier University, University of Iowa, USA and Virginia Commonwealth University, Doha, Qatar. She is also a freelancer artist and illustrator, being involved in conceptualizing and designing advertisements, books, magazines, calendars, brochures, etc. With her wide knowledge and experience in Indian art and architecture, she makes for the perfect host for your journey. She will accompany you to take a tour of the architectural wonders and share insights.

Seema Srivastava

Art & Design Historian and Heritage Expert

Indian art consists of an immense variety of forms, as diverse and eclectic as the culture and heritage of the nation. Passed down from many generations, some dating to the prehistoric era, Indian art traditions reflect the diverse ethnic groups, cultures, traditions and beliefs that have left an indelible mark on the country.

Soak in these artistic wonders of India and explore the rich treasures of Indian history and literature; while you visit some of the most fascinating museums of India, iconic monuments and places of historic significance. This art rendezvous is ideal for art lovers, enthusiasts and critics as well as anyone interested in learning about new art forms and the history of Indian art and design.

The journey is also packed with a fun Bollywood tour, where you get to learn traditional Bollywood dance moves and even witness a live film shoot, with a behind-the-scenes look at what goes inside the glamourous world of the Indian film industry.

Crafted by Creative Advantages

  • Led by Seema Srivastav, expert on Indian art and culture
  • Visit some of India's most fascinating museums
  • Explore the rich treasure of modern and ancient Indian literature, history and art
  • Visit a live Bollywood studio
  • Group photograph of guests
  • Surprise gift during the journey

Itinerary at a Glance

  • Day 1
    23rd January 2019 (Wednesday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2
    24th January 2019 (Thursday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    25th January 2019 (Friday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    26th January 2019 (Saturday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    27th January 2019 (Sunday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    28th January 2019 (Monday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    29th January 2019 (Tuesday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    30th January 2019 (Wednesday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    31st January 2019 (Thursday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    1st February 2019 (Friday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    2nd February 2019 (Saturday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    3rd February 2019 (Sunday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    4th February 2019 (Monday)

    Arrive Kochi

    Be welcomed at the first destination of your tour - Kochi. The welcome dinner at the hotel is sure to help you unwind and prepare yourself for the tour ahead. Enjoy an interactive session with the tour expert, Mini Thapar, while she briefs you.

    • Horizon International
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Day 1
    23rd January 2019 (Wednesday)

    Arrive Mumbai

    Welcome to the “City of Dreams” – Mumbai. Get insights about the tour during a briefing session with Seema Srivastava, our tour expert and enjoy dinner.

    • The Taj Mahal Palace ( Tower wing )
  • Day 2
    24th January 2019 (Thursday)

    Mumbai

    Mumbai is a city of dreams and experiences, inspired by Bollywood, the Hindi film industry. During the Bollywood tour, you will attend a Bollywood dancing and sound recording workshop. You will visit a TV/film set to witness a live shoot. Later, visit the Prince of Wales museum and in the evening, take a heritage walking tour at the iconic Taj Mahal hotel.

    • The Taj Mahal Palace ( Tower wing )
  • Day 3
    25th January 2019 (Friday)

    Mumbai / Kolkata

    Fly to Kolkata and visit the Victoria Memorial and Academy of Fine Arts.

    • The Oberoi Grand
  • Day 4
    26th January 2019 (Saturday)

    Kolkata

    Start your day with a walking tour of the city. Visit Kumartuli, Flower Market and Howrah Bridge. Enjoy a short ride in the iconic Tram and spend your evening having dinner with a local family

    • The Oberoi Grand
  • Day 5
    27th January 2019 (Sunday)

    Kolkata / Varanasi

    Start your day by visiting the Tram museum and fly to Varanasi. In the evening, enjoy an aarti ceremony on the Varanasi ghats, followed by vegetarian dinner at a local restaurant.

    • The gateway hotel Ganges
  • Day 6
    28th January 2019 (Monday)

    Varanasi / Agra

    Start your day on a spiritual note by witnessing a serene sunrise at the Ganges. Visit an Akhara for mud wrestling, an ancient tradition which still lives on in the narrow lanes along the ghats of the Ganges. Later, fly to the next destination – Agra.

    • The Grand Imperial
  • Day 7
    29th January 2019 (Tuesday)

    Agra

    In the morning, visit the iconic Taj Mahal, followed by the Agra Fort and Chini Ka Rauza, which is a funerary monument containing the tomb of Allama Afzal Khan Mullah, a scholar and poet who was the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

    • The Grand Imperial
  • Day 8
    30th January 2019 (Wednesday)

    Agra / Jaipur

    In the morning, drive to Jaipur and visit Fatehpur Sikri en route.

    • Lebua Resort
  • Day 9
    31st January 2019 (Thursday)

    Jaipur

    Spend your day taking a tour of the city and visit the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing. In the evening, get a better insight into the Bollywood industry by watching a Bollywood movie.

    • Lebua Resort
  • Day 10
    1st February 2019 (Friday)

    Jaipur / Delhi

    In the morning, drive to Delhi and en route visit the Transport Museum, along with lunch. This gallery showcases the evolution of the Indian car industry, as well as cars that have been used in India since the advent of motoring.

    • The Claridges
  • Day 11
    2nd February 2019 (Saturday)

    Delhi

    Spend your day at the Delhi Art Fair, South Asia's leading platform for modern and contemporary art and visit the National Museum. In the evening, meet an artist at his studio over tea and snacks.

    • The Claridges
  • Day 12
    3rd February 2019 (Sunday)

    Delhi

    Spend your day taking a tour of the city. Take a rickshaw ride around the lanes of Old Delhi, visit Jama Mosque and drive past Central Delhi. Also, visit Gandhi Smriti, Humayun's tomb and Dilli Haat.

    • The Claridges
  • Day 13
    4th February 2019 (Monday)

    Leave Delhi

    After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport to leave India.

Getting ready for India

We look forward to welcoming you to India. Here is some pre-departure information to help you prepare for your trip. Incase you need any other information, please do reach out to us. Download 24 Hours Emergency Contact Number: (+91) 9911 266277

Your Journey

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Highlights

  • Led by Seema Srivastav, expert on Indian art and culture
  • Visit some of India's most fascinating museums
  • Explore the rich treasure of modern and ancient Indian literature, history and art
  • Visit a live Bollywood studio
  • Group photograph of guests
  • Surprise gift during the journey

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