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Art of Hope Day Tour

47/11, Old Rajinder Nagar | Near Rajindra Place Metro Station Gate No-3, New Delhi 110060, India
+91 98183 08833
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Nice to spend time with artists in their home

Fun and relaxing to see the colony where the artists live, and get up close to their music making... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Kalimanzira
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Definite do.

I agree with the other reviewers. Definitely a must-do. Realise that you are going to visit... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
jenk587
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Art of Hope tour showcases the art, life and spirit of folk artists who have charmed the country for generations. The tour not only gives the opportunity to experience the ancient art first hand but also lets travellers peep into the life of artisans and take some inspiration.
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“folk art” (3 reviews)
“colony” (16 reviews)
“talent” (6 reviews)
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47/11, Old Rajinder Nagar | Near Rajindra Place Metro Station Gate No-3, New Delhi 110060, India
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+91 98183 08833

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Fun and relaxing to see the colony where the artists live, and get up close to their music making and puppetry. Great guide and warm family vibe..

Thank Kalimanzira
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I agree with the other reviewers. Definitely a must-do. Realise that you are going to visit people's homes and that you're not going to be sitting in an air-conditioned auditorium. You meet real, very talented people and families, and you will leave beaming. I went...More

1  Thank jenk587
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This walk truly lets the traveller experience a unique side of the city and its people in a safe environment; the artisans are very friendly and welcoming. The surroundings are revealing of an important part of living in India, and contact with the community is...More

Thank Sofía V
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was one of the best short tours I have ever done. While it is difficult to see the conditions that some people live in you came away with the knowledge that there are people who are committed to helping and that are also working...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 29 September 2016

PROS: Pratik is great. A funny, young guy who seems really committed to the arts, and is trying to support Rajasthani folk art. CONS: Pratik seemed to be mostly knowledgable about the performers themselves (a large extended family) and knew less about the area beyond...More

1  Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This tour was amazing and a must do in Delhi. A true cultural experience not to pass by. Monsoon season and it was raining at the start of the tour but this did not spoil it. So glad we did this tour Prateek is a...More

Thank L0rraineandPhil
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We chose this mainly because of the performances however the walk was pretty insightful too. Its an exciting way to get to know India through the artists, puppeteers ,regular people and beautiful smiles.

Thank ValPern
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This half-day event was led and organized with great sensitivity and care. Our Guide, Prateek, was informative, relaxed and respectful to the families and people we met. He clearly knows the community well, and is welcomed and respected by those who live there. My traveling...More

Thank Betsyneuville
ArtofHope, Owner at Art of Hope Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

Many thanks for your glowing review. Its not always that someone who resonates with our initiative as much as you did. It was indeed a pleasure to host you and would look forward to see you on the next one. Much obliged Team Art of...More

Reviewed 28 February 2016

Over our two week trip to India we took many guided tours and this was definitely one of the best. We particularly enjoyed the interactions with the residents - their warmth and friendliness was touching and we had great fun watching the performances. And you...More

Thank RitaRM
ArtofHope, Owner at Art of Hope Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Many thanks for your kind words here. For all of us its been a real pleasure to read it. It was your awesome presence and participation that led to such remarkable moments of connection and joy! Would love to see you folks on your next...More

Reviewed 28 January 2016

We were quite amused by the puppet show that they had, it was something we haven't seen anywhere in the world. The colors were gorgeous and so were the smiles. Carry your lil camera as you can take pics of the performances although while the...More

Thank GraceV06
ArtofHope, Owner at Art of Hope Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

Its an absolute pleasure for us to see your review. You are welcome on your next trip to India.

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Hello. My review is of the Art of Hope tour in New Delhi, not Kolkata. The site won't allow me to post the link - but if you google Art of Hope, Delhi, you will find it. Regards, Maddie
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