Now offering custom group trips in Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Iceland, Turkey, Morocco, Cambodia and New Orleans. You choose the dates and who will #jointhecaravan and we create a trip with the artisanal Thread Caravan touch.
Who This Trip is For:
This trip is perfect for:
designers wanting to source materials directly from artisans, allowing them greater social impact and a better understanding of their supply chain
honeymooners who want to do something unique
university Spring Break + Summer Break trips
work retreats / corporate responsibility trips
bachelor and bachelorette parties
groups of friends and/or family wanting to have a unique experience without worrying about all the logistics
Trips Available in (+ Itinerary Suggestions):
Guatemala // backstrap weaving, hiking volcanoes, motorcycle touring
Mexico // making mezcal, wood carving, weaving, ceramics, + stunning natural landscapes
Panama // sailing, embroidery with Guna people, beadwork with Embera people, sustainable farm stay
Iceland // watching the aurora borealis, sheering sheep + spinning wool, hiking glaciers
Morocco // ceramics, weaving, trekking the Atlas mountains, visiting palm oasis and the Sahara desert
Turkey // historic architecture, weaving, stunning natural landscapes
Cambodia // visiting Siem Reap and ancient Khmer ruins, karaoke night in Phnom Penh, Apsara dance lessons, visiting an *ethical elephant sanctuary, island hopping
New Orleans // second line parades, live funk concerts, kayaking in the swamps, Cajun cuisine
The best part of our custom trips is you get to choose your own dates. Trips can be any length you choose.
Payment / How it Works:
There are several custom trip options available to suit various needs.
Base Tier // Trip Consultancy: We talk with you or your group leader to learn about the trip you are planning - your destination(s), group size, interests, and time of year. We’ll then create a customized suggestion list for you based on this information. Cost: $300
Second Tier // Thread Caravan Guided Trip: Our second tier is the full package. We work with you before the trip, tailoring an itinerary to fit your group’s needs. A Thread Caravan team member then accompanies you + your group from start to finish of your trip, making sure everything runs smoothly. Cost: $300 non-refundable deposit; total trip cost varies
Preguntas? Contact us.
“Within the described Oaxacan travel experiences offered by Thread Caravan were the precise pieces of what I’d been hoping for our team’s trip. With thoughtful communications, Caitlin easily allowed for flexibility and direction in customizing a bundle to suit our needs - a fusion of work-focused destinations, education, cultural immersion, natural splendor and down time. From the moment of our arrival to Oaxaca, we felt beyond welcomed and supported in our journey - from our stellar guide, Luis, to the comfort of our beautiful accommodations. But most of all, it was the genuine warmth and kindness of the locals who welcomed us into their homes, colorful markets, kitchens and unique spaces of their craft which made the journey next-level. Let me speak for our entire group in saying that we all left Oaxaca with our heads spinning with inspiration, our hearts and bellies full, and knowing Thread Caravan totally exceeded our expectations.”
-HeIDI ROBB, FOOD STYLIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER, GRIS STUDIO
"I was seeking out a new weaving partner in Guatemala for my brand Travel Patterns, and Caitlin helped me put together a textile lovers dream of a sourcing trip. She was wonderful to work with! Her knowledge of indigenous textiles, coupled with her desire to see marginalized communities supported through sustainable partnerships made Caitlin the perfect resource for my brand. I have had an incredible partnership with the highland weaving cooperative she recommended for over a year now, and it all started with a simple email to Thread Caravan. If you're looking for an immersive experience in another culture, seeking to learn about indigenous handicrafts in a sustainable way, or simply want to join a community of creative and inspiring folks, then reach out to Thread Caravan now. You will not be disappointed."