Alternatives to The Silk Route: An Interaction with The Silk Weavers of Mysore

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Earliest Start Time: 09:00 AM Latest Start Time: 2:00 PM

Mysore has a thriving silk industry, the history of which, can be predated to the era of Tipu Sultan. The craftsmanship and variety of silk sarees produced here far surpass the silk industry of the entire world. On this tour, you will interact with some master craftsmen and experience the intricate process involved in silk weaving View More View More

  • Mysore has a thriving silk industry, the history of which, can be predated to the era of Tipu Sultan. The craftsmanship and variety of silk sarees produced here far surpass the silk industry of the entire world.

    On this tour, you will interact with some master craftsmen and experience the intricate process involved in silk weaving. You will learn how silk threads are made and then dyed into bright colors, loaded on weaving looms, and transformed from threads to a soft fabric by the artisans. Mysore silk sarees have lovely designs on their borders which are often made in silver or gold thread work called Zari. You will get to see how these metal threads are intricately incorporated into the borders of sarees to create beautiful borders. 

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

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 9AM and 5PM

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

  • Mysore has a thriving silk industry, the history of which, can be predated to the era of Tipu Sultan. The craftsmanship and variety of silk sarees produced here far surpass the silk industry of the entire world.

    On this tour, you will interact with some master craftsmen and experience the intricate process involved in silk weaving. You will learn how silk threads are made and then dyed into bright colors, loaded on weaving looms, and transformed from threads to a soft fabric by the artisans. Mysore silk sarees have lovely designs on their borders which are often made in silver or gold thread work called Zari. You will get to see how these metal threads are intricately incorporated into the borders of sarees to create beautiful borders. 

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

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 9AM and 5PM

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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