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Step into a different world

Step into a different world on our gentle textile adventures in South India. We’re there to make your trip as enjoyable, informative and immersive as you would like it to be.

Kerala’s Woven Heritage Tour and Kerala Looms and Lores Tour take you meandering through North Kerala to out of the way villages, remote beaches and bustling towns focusing on textiles and traditional culture to give you a taste of everyday life in this tropical paradise.

Our more in-depth South Indian Threads Tour travels across three states through a varied landscape of tropical forest, mountains, coastal backwaters and beaches, paddy and sugar plantations, tea gardens and coffee plantations giving you a dazzling view of South India whilst discovering the story of cotton and how the search for sustainability is leading the revival of handmade cloth.

Kerala Looms and Lores

15 nights

Explore Kerala’s handmade textile heritage and cultural highlights while enjoying its stunning tropical landscape. Historic Kochi, backwaters trip, tea gardens, cotton and silk hand weaving communites and craft village visits. Taster weaving sessions, deserted beaches and natural dyeing workshop with local artisans.

South Indian Threads

20 nights

Silk from start to finished fabric, serene backwaters and palaces. Theyyam and Kathakali, tropical beaches and temples. Hands on workshops in block printing and natural dyeing and with local artisans. An immersive exploration of Kerala and Karnataka’s textile and cultural heritage.

Ethical Tours

Exploring South India with us is replenishing, uplifting and enriching. It’s also good to know that you’re giving back to every artisan you meet and learn from on your tour.

Our Artisans Fund takes 5% of any profit we make for promotion and development of their heritage skills and sustainable textiles, to support them in connecting with a wider audience.