Welcome to Art of Hope Tour!

This tour takes you to a different world. The world of art, passion, hope and struggle for survival. You get to experience real India, first hand!


The three hour event overwhelms you with foot tapping drumbeats, colorful clothes, awe-inspiring folk dance performances, and daredevil fire show, that too in unadulterated natural setting.


That's not all, you also get to peep into the life and abode of the artists, learn a few dance steps and take some inspiration back home.


Kathputli (Puppet) Colony, which is the home of India's famous puppeteers, folk dancers and magicians located in West Delhi.

Meeting Point

Shadipur Metro Station, Gate Number 6. This gate is located on the left side if you are travelling from Rajiv Chowk to Dwarka. Click here to see the Delhi Metro Map.


Right after you exit the station, you'll be greeted by our guides in white T-shirts with Art of Hope Placards.

Hotel Pick up & Drop

If you want a pick up and drop from/to the hotel, we'll be happy to do that for an extra charge.


Every morning the tours starts at 09:30 and lasts for 3.5 hours.

Price & Inclusions

The tour costs 50 USD per person which includes:


- walking tour of Kathputli Colony

- folk art performance by famous artists

- puppet and fire show

- light snacks

- a bottle of 500 ml bottled water and

- an umbrella for use during the tour


The tour price should be settled before the tour. See Time & Price for more details

Clothing: Important

In order to respect the local custom, please dress modestly. The residents of Kathputli Colony are conservative, so revealing clothes, tank tops and shorts may be offensive.


Ladies are advised to cover shoulders, and upper part of their legs.

Private/Family Tour

If you are a group of six or more people, we'll be happy to organise a private tour for you.