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Textile tours with Anna Louise Meynell

We welcome you to explore textiles of India's Northeast and understand various indigenous communities and their textile practices with Anna Louise Meynell. Anna-Louise is a textile designer, consultant and researcher who is currently doing her PhD on Eri silk weaving in Meghalaya from the University of the Arts, London. These tours will present an interactive experience of textiles, techniques and designs of the weaving communities in Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland. We will also explore silk cultivation, hand spinning, natural dye techniques as well as various looms of the region.



Tour dates and Highlights:






Textile and Tribal Festival Tour

27th November-11th December 2019

Exclusive tour of maximum 6 people.



- Workshops with local artisans in hand

spinning and natural dyeing.

- Learn about eri and muga silk and cotton cultivation

- Try your hand at weaving on floor looms and frame looms.

- Interactions with artisans of Khasi, Mishing and Naga tribes. Learn about their lifestyle and cuisine.

- Visit Shillong and trek to the Living root bridges of Meghalaya.

- Jungle safaris in UNESCO world heritage site of Kaziranga National Park.

- Visit the colourful Hornbill Festival in Kohima and the Loinloom Festival of Nagaland.








Textiles and Culture Tour of Northeast

26th February to 7th March 2020

Exclusive tour of maximum 6 people



- Workshops with local artisans in handspinning and natural dyeing.

- Learn about eri and muga silk and cotton cultivation

- Try your hand at weaving on floor looms, frame looms and draw looms.

- Interactions with artisans of Khasi and Mishing tribe.

- Discover the magical river island of Majuli, the Vaishnavaite monastaries and craft of mask making.

- Try backstrap looms of the Singpho and Tai tribes living close to the border of Myanmar.

- Jungle safaris in UNESCO world heritage site of Kaziranga National Park.

- Guided walk around a tea plantation.







Please contact us for detailed trip itinerary and booking information.


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