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We are delighted to bring to you a curated travel experience for architecture students to Bastar in southern Chhattisgarh 

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Day 01 | Ernakulam - Hyderabad 
Board the 17229 Sabari Express departing Ernakulam at 1120hrs, overnight in the train
Day 02 | Hyderabad - Jagdalpur | 550 Km | 12 hour journey by bus
Arrive Hyderabad railway station at 1220hrs, on arrival transfer to hotel, check in, lunch and freshen up later check out and proceed to boarding point to take overnight AC sleeper bus to Jagadalpur, overnight in the bus
Day 03 | Arrive Jagdalpur 
On Arrival you shall be received and transferred to the hotel, later proceed for curated travel experience for the next 3 days
Day 03, 04, 05 | Bastar Karyashala Workshop
There are multiple possibilities of the program that will be customized in consultation with the faculties, keeping in mind the design studio and its objectives
Below mentioned are broad possibilities and programs

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Art Expedition
Objective: This program focuses on giving a hands-on experience on one type of local art and insight of other live art forms. The art forms are Brass, Wrought Iron, Terracotta, Bamboo, Sisal. 
Brass Workshop: 4 days
Wrought Iron: 2 Days
Terracotta: 3 days
Bamboo: 3 days
Sisal: 3 days
Hands-on Workshop
Talk by Local Experts
Living with artisan family in Village
Exhibiting Products in Local Tribal Market
Camping at Waterfall

Heritage Program:

This program focuses on trailing all the rich heritage structures present in region. Carrying out a documentation studio is another way to explore.



Depends upon the detailing of the Studio program. Minimum 3 days



Heritage Expedition

Talk by Local Experts

Living with locals in Village

Camping at Waterfall

Tribal Culture Studio

Program: The possibilities of learning and documenting the Tribal culture is possible in many ways like studying tribal settlement, lifestyle, art, architecture, festivals and many more depending upon the focus area of study.


A studio documenting World famous & World’s longest festival “Bastar Dusherra” is another very interesting studio program to take. 



Depends upon the detailing of the Studio program. Minimum 3 days



Tribal Lifestyle Exploration

Talk by Local Experts

Living with artisan family in Village

Tribal market & Local Cuisine Exploration

Camping at Waterfall

Extra activities as per requirements

Day 06 | Jagdalpur - Hyderabad | 550 Km | 12 hour journey by bus

Check out from the hotel, proceed for full day of activities as per the curated program in the evening Board the AC Sleeper bus to Hyderabad, overnight in the bus

Day 07 | Arrive Hyderabad - Ernakulam 

On Arrival at Hyderabad assist and transfer to railway station in time for your 17230 Sabari Express departing at 1220hrs, overnight in the train


Day 08 | Arrive Ernakulam at 1255hrs 

Costing - As per customization, lets get on a call to discuss and design an experience suitable to your batch

Costing includes

  • Train tickets in sleeper class or 3rd AC coach as per availability from Ernakulam to Hyderabad

  • In day 2 - assistance in Hyderabad, rooms to freshen up, lunch and assistance to board the bus to Jagdalpur

  • AC Sleeper bus tickets from Hyderabad to Jagdalpur

  • From day 3 to day 6 - All Accommodation, meals, workshops, entrance fees, activity charges, logistics, interactive sessions

  • AC Sleeper bus tickets from Jagdalpur to Hyderabad

  • In day 7 - assistance to Hyderabad railway station

  • GST

Costing does not include

  • Meals in the train

  • Any meals during bus journey from Hyderabad to Jagdalpur and from Jagdalpur to Hyderabad

  • Any Accommodation on Day 7

About the program

Abundant with natural resources, dense forests, high hills and waterfalls, Bastar is effervescent and thriving, we welcome you on a journey through the lands of various tribes that have lived here for centuries. The traditions & festivals, architecture & art, cuisine & music of Bastar awaits you, we hope this land and it's people inspires you and our efforts in designing and putting together a travel program for students of architecture adds value and knowledge in your academics and life. 

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