Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow
Textile tour of Lucknow

Textile tour of Lucknow

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    10% OFF

  • Duration

    4 hours

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Earliest Start Time: 11:00 AM Latest Start Time: 2:00 PM

The tour will begin with a visit to SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association), an autonomous organisation of Chikankari artisans. It was set up in 1984 to help artisans reach the market directly to avoid the middleman who exploited them. Here you will interact with the artisans and learn about the craft.Chikankari is fine embroidery done in white cotton threads on plain muslin cloth View More View More

  • The tour will begin with a visit to SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association), an autonomous organisation of Chikankari artisans. It was set up in 1984 to help artisans reach the market directly to avoid the middleman who exploited them. Here you will interact with the artisans and learn about the craft.
  • Chikankari is fine embroidery done in white cotton threads on plain muslin cloth. This embroidery was introduced from the state of Bengal into Lucknow. The source of most design motifs in Chikankari is Mughal. These motifs can also be seen in the ornamentation of Mughal buildings like the Taj Mahal and the monuments of Fatehpur Sikri. There are various stitches used in Chikankari which vary according to the kind of designs and materials used. Most frequently used stitch is the satin stitch.
  • Lucknow is also known for Zardozi (gold/silver thread embroidery) and you will visit a craftsman who will showcase this exquisite work and also talk about the history of this craft.
  • Afterwards you will be taken to a popular market where you will see the use of these traditional embroideries in a variety of dresses, colour combinations and patterns.

Pricing related information for the customer

  • Prices are based on minimum 2 adults. If there is just one adult OR if there is one adult + 1 child, please select ‘2’ adults to complete the reservation. We will charge for a minimum of 2 adults.

What is included in the cost

  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Private English Speaking Guide
  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pickup from within City Boundary

What is excluded from the cost

  • Entrance Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Tips/Gratuity

Tour GuideLines

  • Booking should be made at least 2 days prior (excluding weekends)
  • For any entrance fee or camera fee, please pay directly (our guide will assist you in buying any entry tickets, if applicable)
  • After you book the experience a voucher will be generated and sent to your email ID. The voucher will have all the information – including contact details of the experience provider
  • A 'No Show' will result in No Refund.
  • You will be collected from within the city limits.
  • Duration of the trip is 3-4 hours (from pick up to drop off)
  • Best time to do this experience is between 11AM and 6PM

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel 30 days prior there is no cancellation fee
  • If you cancel 29-11 days prior 25% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 10-5 days prior 50% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 4-1 days prior 75% cancellation fee will be charged
  • Same day cancellation or No Show will result in 100% cancellation fee

  • The tour will begin with a visit to SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association), an autonomous organisation of Chikankari artisans. It was set up in 1984 to help artisans reach the market directly to avoid the middleman who exploited them. Here you will interact with the artisans and learn about the craft.
  • Chikankari is fine embroidery done in white cotton threads on plain muslin cloth. This embroidery was introduced from the state of Bengal into Lucknow. The source of most design motifs in Chikankari is Mughal. These motifs can also be seen in the ornamentation of Mughal buildings like the Taj Mahal and the monuments of Fatehpur Sikri. There are various stitches used in Chikankari which vary according to the kind of designs and materials used. Most frequently used stitch is the satin stitch.
  • Lucknow is also known for Zardozi (gold/silver thread embroidery) and you will visit a craftsman who will showcase this exquisite work and also talk about the history of this craft.
  • Afterwards you will be taken to a popular market where you will see the use of these traditional embroideries in a variety of dresses, colour combinations and patterns.

Pricing related information for the customer

  • Prices are based on minimum 2 adults. If there is just one adult OR if there is one adult + 1 child, please select ‘2’ adults to complete the reservation. We will charge for a minimum of 2 adults.

What is included in the cost

  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Private English Speaking Guide
  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pickup from within City Boundary

What is excluded from the cost

  • Entrance Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Tips/Gratuity

Tour GuideLines

  • Booking should be made at least 2 days prior (excluding weekends)
  • For any entrance fee or camera fee, please pay directly (our guide will assist you in buying any entry tickets, if applicable)
  • After you book the experience a voucher will be generated and sent to your email ID. The voucher will have all the information – including contact details of the experience provider
  • A 'No Show' will result in No Refund.
  • You will be collected from within the city limits.
  • Duration of the trip is 3-4 hours (from pick up to drop off)
  • Best time to do this experience is between 11AM and 6PM

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel 30 days prior there is no cancellation fee
  • If you cancel 29-11 days prior 25% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 10-5 days prior 50% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 4-1 days prior 75% cancellation fee will be charged
  • Same day cancellation or No Show will result in 100% cancellation fee

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