Spread over an attractive corner of the Deccan plateau, Pochampalli is 50 km from Hyderabad. It is the largest centre for Ikkat, the intricate tie-and-dye craft for silk and cotton weaving. Ikkat is the process of resist dyeing with the sequence of wrapping and dyeing sections of bundled yarn to a predetermined colour pattern, prior to weaving. Gurukul learning of Ikkat will specially interest the visitor, seeking a live experience of the craft, combined with local culture and cuisine. Pochampalli was also the launch pad for Acharya Vinoba Bhave's Bhoodan (donation of land for community use) movement. The Acharya's Ashram, bordering a large waterbody, is open to visitors and as indeed is the local community's warm disposition
You will meet your guide in your hotel lobby in Hyderabad at 9:00 am Weaving Village of Pochampally (02 hrs drive from Hyderabad) - where one observes a mix of tradition, modernity, culture, history and of course the famous IKKAT
The village is widely known for the Pochampally sarees. The town of beautiful craft is garnered by lush greenery and hills. This scenic habitat has place in UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites as part of ‘Iconic saree weaving cluster in India’.
At 2 pm you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested for lunch at your own cost.
The tour will end at 2.30 pm and sit back and relax on the drive back to your hotel Hyderabad
Village of Pochampally , where one observes a mix of tradition, modernity, culture, history and of course the famous IKKAT , style of weaving
Duration : 4 Hrs / Half Day Tour