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Private Educational Tour to Papyrus Workshop

Learn the story of the world’s first paper on a private tour of a papyrus workshop in Cairo. You’ll follow the papyrus-making process from beginning to end, discover its ancient Egyptian roots, and make your own papyrus paper. Since the tour is designed as a cultural and experience, you won’t be pressured to buy anything, leaving you free to simply enjoy the outing.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.43 USD
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Babouch Making Workshop in Marrakech

Moroccan Babouch—traditional leather slippers—are a popular purchase for visitors to the Marrakech souks, often produced in beautiful designs and bright colors. On this tour, take part in a hands-on workshop led by a local craftsman, learn how the leather is dyed and prepared, and make your very own pair of Babouch slippers to take home as a souvenir. During the workshop, take a break to enjoy Moroccan afternoon tea with your guide.
  • Duration: 198 to 258 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 198 to 258 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.52 USD
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Half day leather workshop

Morocco is famous for their beautiful leather goods. Spend part of your day learning about the art of leather making at a local workshop in Marrakesh. This small-group tour, limited to 15 guests, provides an in-depth look at the ancient craft and gain hands-on experience to make your own handmade leather product. This workshop is open to people of all ages and skill levels.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$69.15 USD
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Candle Dipping and Hive Making

Become part of a beekeeping cooperative for the day. The morning begins with a drive to a nearby village, where you and your Azizi Life interpreter will be welcomed by the men and ladies of the cooperative.After introductions from your hostess, a morning of family chores begins. You collect water from the valley spring, prepare the fire for candle dipping and gather the materials and learn how to make your own traditional beehive.At noontime, you’ll share a simple local meal with your host family, with plenty of time to chat and learn about each other’s lives. After lunch, you will join with the artisan cooperative for an afternoon of candle making. You will learn how to prepare the wax, and then the artisans will teach you how to dip your own pair of bees wax candles that you get to take home with you. You will love working with the artisans as you dip and laugh together.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Sea Glass Jewelry Making Experience

You will learn about the piece of jewelry they will be making to take home, the wire wrap pendant necklace. The materials used will be explained and then the participants will choose the piece of glass they would like to have as their own pendant. A craftswoman will demonstrate how a wire wrap pendant is made while the participants watches. The participants will be given a piece of practice glass and practice wire. The craftswoman will work with the participants to get an idea of how to wrap the wire using the tools available. The participants will practice doing the wire wrap on the practice glass and wire. Once the participants feel confident in the skills, they will be given the good quality wire and they will wrap the glass pendant that they chose. The craftswoman will assist as needed.
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.15 USD
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Perfume Prive Workshop

With decades of experience under their perfume belts, the scent savants at Perfume Prive Workshop assist an endless number of groups to create their signature scent. Using the highest-quality fragrances from around the globe, these specialist scent creators produce sweet-smelling serums free of any harsh undertones associated with low-quality chemical-based scents.Step into their fragrant world and discover what scent suits you while being treated to a display of free champagne, hot drinks and snacks Learn to weave your signature scent from authentic perfume oils and be the envy of all your friends and family.. Perfume workshops are especially ideal forteam building as research has proved that people who work in scentedareas have demonstrated a higher self-efficiency level and are morelikely to adopt efficient work strategies.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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Colorful Dot Art Experience

This type of decorative art entered Arab culture recently and is similar to stippling or pointillism. Colorful patterns or images are created by placing small dots or points of color together, rather than using solid lines or brush strokes. This technique can be used to decorate books, stones, or home furniture.
  • Duration: 70 to 90 minutes
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  • Duration: 70 to 90 minutes
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$34.58 USD
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THE EYES AND VOICES OF WOMEN IN TANZANIA

This will be also a unique opportunity to meet the most creative and inspirational women of Tanzania. This will include the artists of Tinga Tinga Art Market; the highly skilled disabled sculptors of Wonder Workshop renowned for their spectacular models made from recycled materials; and local fashion designer Kemi Kalikawe. There will be an opportunity to purchase unique pieces of African art to take back home.
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Bottled Sand Art Experience

This art is considered a very old art around the world. The first to know it were the Nabataeans after discovering the hourglass. The city of Aqaba is home to this unique art, since the early 1930s, it has housed dozens of shops.You will learn how is the bottle sand art is made and you will get the chance to create your own bottle design guided by a local professional sand artist. Participants will do the experience of making his own colored sand bottle. Where you get the chance to try this 3 times guided by the sand artist. Participants will be able to ask the artist for a custom made sand bottle.
  • Duration: 60 to 70 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 60 to 70 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.86 USD
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Philography Islamic Art Experience

Philography is an old Islamic Ottoman art moved from Turkey to Jordan through the Ottoman era in the region. The Ottomans left behind many of the types of the arts that their descendants still seek to preserve from extinction and keep for generations after generation.These include the art of "Philography" or drawing with wires and nails, which some may think it’s a men's art because of its tools, which consist of wood, hammers, Nails and colored fabric or copper wires. But many women in Turkey have been involved in this art, and there have been artists who apply it in a scientific way and organize workshops to teach it. They also hold exhibitions all over the world, especially in the Arab and Islamic countries, where some of the traces left by the Ottomans such as Jordan.
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.41 USD
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Ethno Master Class & Wine Tasting Baku

If you want to indulge yourself in local culture of Azerbaijan, travel back in time, experience day-to-day activities of local people and try all varieties of local Azerbaijani wine with delicious snacks and local meals and without travelling long distance, then this experience is for you.You will have interactive tour consisting of 4 master classes: cooking, pottery, carpet weaving, blacksmith. For example, you will visit a potter and will prepare something from clay, visit carpetmaker and learn how to weave a carpet, go to kitchen and learn how to spread lavash and cook on “Sac” (which is a metal saucepan where you put lavash) and visit blacksmith to learn how people used to forge iron (by beating).9:30 – pick up from any address within Baku10:20 – Arrive at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex12:20 – finish with master classes and transfer to Art Club restaurant in Old city13:00 – start wine tasting with local wine expert, with snacks and lunch15:00 - finish
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00 USD
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Unique Moroccan cultural experience: Berber lifestyle

The day in the village of Douar Oulad Elguern, "Back to Simplicity", on the Marrakech Plain, is totally unique and is only operated by my company. The experiences gained from the visit are based on the real-life, everyday activities going on that day in the village. For the day you are a very welcome villager. Nothing is "put on"; everything is real, everything is live and you can be very much a part of it all.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
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$112.25 USD
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Moz Art Day Trip in Maputo

Clients who experience this trip learn more about local art in practice, putting their hands on the mass and create their own artifacts, making them unique pieces in the world.
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00 USD
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