IIP's 9th Art Residency Tour to The Himalayas

Silent Trail Sanctuary
IIP's Art Residency Tour to The Himalayas this December for an unforgettable experience that will nourish your artistic soul and connect you with the beauty of nature. This immersive program, spanning a month, is a unique opportunity for artists, photographers, and nature enthusiasts to come together in a serene environment that will inspire your creativity and deepen your appreciation for the natural world.


Experience the Magic of The Himalayas :

Picture yourself in the heart of the majestic Himalayan mountains, surrounded by stunning landscapes and breathtaking vistas. This Art Residency Program by the Indian Institute of Photography (IIP) invites you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and artistic growth. The Himalayas, with their pristine beauty and serene atmosphere, will be your muse, your studio, and your mentor.

Nurturing Your Creative Spirit

During this one-of-a-kind residency, you will have the privilege of learning from accomplished mentors who are experts in both fine arts and photography. These mentors will guide you in honing your skills, encouraging you to explore your creativity in an environment where artistic expression is truly boundless.

Aesthetic Harmony with Nature

What sets this program apart is the inclusion of environmentalists who will teach you the art of living in harmony with nature. Understanding and appreciating the environment is crucial for artists and photographers, as it allows you to capture its essence in your work. Learn how to connect with the earth, talk to the trees, and converse with the birds. This added advantage will add depth and significance to your art, making it more relevant and impactful.

A Lifestyle Enriched by Nature

Not only will you be immersed in the world of art and photography, but you will also have the opportunity to live a holistic and environmentally conscious lifestyle. The program includes home-made organic food, emphasizing the importance of sustainable and healthy living. Every meal will be a culinary journey that complements your artistic journey.

Adventurous Exploration

The Art Residency Program is not limited to the confines of a classroom or studio. You will embark on adventure walks that will take you through pristine forests, along winding trails, and to places of profound natural beauty. Witness unforgettable sunrises, explore hidden treasures, and capture the essence of the Himalayas with your camera and your art.

Why You Should Join IIP's Art Residency Tour

  • - A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn and create in the breathtaking setting of the Himalayas.
  • Mentored by experts in fine arts and photography, you'll be guided to reach new heights in your artistic journey.
  • An environmental perspective that will enrich your work and deepen your connection with the world around you.
  • Organic, homemade food that nourishes your body and soul.
  • Adventure walks and exploration that will infuse your art with the magic of the Himalayas.
Your artistic soul and connect you with the beauty of nature !

Additional Information

Tour Duration

4 Days


12 Dec. to 15 Dec. 2023   Travelling on :11 Dec.2023 night

Tour Fee

Rs. 12000 /-
Register Here Mentor : Mr. Manish Sehrawat Mentor : Mr. Asif Khan

Attention IIPians before you leave for The Aranyani!!

  • All the students mandatory to fill the undertaking form on 10th Dec, 2023.
  • All the students necessary to attend the PPT presentation with our Director Rajesh Goyal Sir on 10th Dec, 2023.
  • It would be appropriate for all to carry an ID Cards & Proof.
  • During the expedition, you will have innumerous visual opportunities to click; therefore, don’t forget to carry extra batteries.
  • Please carry tripod and camera remote control that plays a vital role in this kind of expedition.
  • Having woolen clothes or jacket is also advisable keeping in view the existing weather conditions.
  • The Aranyani, in the lap of Himalayas is cold and might interrupt your camera operation; therefore please carry a shawl or something like that to cover your face.
  • Having a moderate size carry bag is also advisable to move your belongings safely and comfortably.
  • Sleeping during the journey is also suggestible, as from the next day, you will be proactively involved in shooting The Aranyani.