Royal Mysore Silk experience, day tour from Bangalore

Royal Mysore Silk experience, day tour from Bangalore
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$85
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Silk route to Mysore is a day trip from Bangalore where we experience the magical process of making of Silk Sarees. We will get to see the raising of silk worms, cocoon harvesting, silk thread extraction, dyeing, spinning and weaving. The experience includes meeting sericulture farmers, visiting cocoon auction market and tour of a Silk factory & Silk Saree showroom.

730AM- Hotel pick up

We will head to Ramnagara, a small town located 50 KMs from Bangalore. Ramnagar is famous for its silk industry and receives 50 tons of silk cocoons every day making it Asia’s largest silk cocoon market.

We will visit a village and meet a few farmers who rear silk worms and harvest silk cocoons for a living.

We will next visit a Government Silk Cocoon Market and witness an auction.

1230PM- Mysore Silk factory visit

Mysore beckons, and we visit a Silk factory which was started by the Maharaja. It’s a fascinating experience to see the process of Silk production from reeling of cocoon to the weaving of silk fabric.

Lunch in a Palace!

Lunch is organized in a Palace which was built by the Maharajah of Mysore  to welcome the Vice Roy of India!

Silk Sarees are a cultural icon in South India. Ranging in length from 6-9 yards, these Sarees are worn by women during auspicious occasions like a wedding or a birthday. We will visit a showroom which has an amazing collection of Silk Sarees which is where the shopping happens prior to festivals and special occasions! This mesmerizing site of a riot of colours and textures is where our tour comes to an end.

8PM- Hotel drop



Silk route to Mysore is a day trip from Bangalore where we experience the magical process of making of Silk Sarees. We will get to see the raising of silk worms, cocoon harvesting, silk thread extraction, dyeing, spinning and weaving. The experience includes meeting sericulture farmers, visiting cocoon auction market and tour of a Silk factory & Silk Saree showroom.