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With hidden jewels, Myanmar remains a charming country to explore. If you are an enthusiastic photographer and interesed in the rich culture and religion of the country, this tour is designed for you. All the most phtogenic sights are offered to explore dunring this long and exciting journey. And of course, what you get after this Myanmar photography tour are all stunning images of landscapes, famous sites and the rustic life of the people here. Let's try and experience on your own.
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Upon arrival at the Yangon airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver. Then set off your city exploration with a visit to Kalaywa Tawya Monastery - home to hundreds of local monks. Here you have chance to see the daily monastic activities of the monks. After that, enjoy lunch at a good local restaurant before transfering to the hotel for check in ( The room is at your disposal from 14.00 pm onwards)
In the afternoon, leave your hotel and depart for Yangon Train Station. Stroll around the street to make your photoraphy tour of the train station. Continue your trail to Little India town, around 10 minute walk from the station. Here you can see Indian shopkeepers in cooperation with Burmese traders to sell some amazing items. As the sun starts to set, proceed to one of the wonders of the religious legacy - the golden Shwedagon. There is a great chance to get some amazing shots of this magnificent religious building. You are free to move around the pagoda platform for hunting wonderful moments until the sun is completely down. Transfer to a good local restaurant for dinner and then return to your hotel for the night.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Yangon Airport for a flight to Bagan - another misterious land in Myanmar. On your arrival, continue your way to the colorful Nyaung Oo Market where you can truly immerse into the bustling atmosphere of the market with various chance to interact with local people. After the visit, proceed to Shwezigon pagoda - a thousand year old pagoda noted for its unique golden bell-shaped dome which has become a prototype for pagodas throughout Myanmar. With the camera in hand, you could go around the pagoda for beautiful shots. There is also a chance to take some photos with young Buddhist novices in one of the temples.
Lunch will be served at a good local restaurant and then transfer to the hotel for a short rest
Your afternoon sightseeing will start with a stroll around the Sularmuni Temple. It's great to capture the farm animals coming back on the dirty road near the temple. Then move to Pyathatgyi temple for breathtaking shots at sunset.
After dinner at a local restaurant, return to the hotel in Bagan for the night.
In the early morning, head out to one of the most secret corner for sunrise shots. You could also have a great chance to experience the amazing Bagan with hot air baloon. This fabulous experien allows you to immerse in the grandeur of the nature and surroundings including Angkor in Cambodia and Borobodur in Indonesia. Do not miss out this special chance to save the fantastic moments and the mind-blown mood. Then, back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, get your camera ready to discover the highlights of Bagan. You will be taken to one of the most beautiful temples where you are sure to satisfy with unique shooting opportunities. After lunch, return to the hotel for a short break.
In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely walk around a local village to get some beautiful photos of the rustic village. You are even offered a special chance to shoot shoot Lacuqer ware maker or designer at Lacquer ware factory in the village. Move to the cluster of Bagan Temples for some unqiue shots from the ground. After dinner, back to your hotel in Bagan for overnight stay.
This morning, take a short drive from Yangon to Mandalay- the second largest city in Myanmar. It is also a busy commercial hub of the country with many famous sights. In this photography tour, you are brought to some of the most photogenic which give you the most exciting insights.
Once arrival, start your city exploration with a visit to Mandalay’s street of stone-sculptors where you can see men making beautiful statues from white marble. With skillful hands, they emerge Buddha statues with different sizes and shapes from dusty marbles. Follow your trail to the village of Shan Kalay Island which is situated on the banks of Ayeyarwaddy River. The little village will be explored through your lens.
After lunch, take your time to relax at your room.- In the afternoon, make your way to Shwe Inn Bin Wooden Monastery to get some indoor shots. Then you are taken to the river bank of Mandalay where there are various shooting opportunities for you to capture the daily lives on the riverside as well as the nearby Mandalay's fish market. You have anoption to get some pictures at sunset from riverside. After dinner at a good local restaurant, transfer back to your hotel in Mandalay for an overnight stay.
Today your journey is filled with experiences and challenges with the whole day sightseeing without any break.
In the early morning, head out to the mysterious U Bein Bridge, known as the world's largest teak bridge. It is an ideal place for photo hunting especially at sunrise and sunset. From the bridge, you can see rustic images of local monks crossing the bridge in crimson, fishermen casting their nets in still water. There are dozens of scenes for you to capture. After saving these memorable moments, move onto one of the impressive nunnery in Sagaing where you could take the most iconic photos of young nuns praying and meditating
After lunch, drive to the jetty in Mandalay. Here, you will embark on a boat to Mingun (around one hour). On arrival in Mingun, set off your shooting tour with the first stop at the massive Mingun Pagoda. Then walk down to Myatheindan stupa for some amazing shots of its unique architectural design and the Buddhist nuns. Afterwards, pay a visit to Home for old aged in Mingun to make some meaningful portait of elderly men and women. Finallay, transfer back to Mandalay. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
After breakfast, check out of your cabin and then make your way to Monywa. Along the way, there are various shooting opportunities for you such as the way “ Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda “ in Sagaing, the vast field of Monsoon plantation and the breathtaking sunset on the riverbank of Chindwin in Monywa . Overnight at the hotel in Monywa.
After breakfast, take an excursion to Poe Win Taung. You will be transferred to the jetty for a ferry boat ride to cross the Chindwin river. After one hour, approach Poe Win Taung, also known as "Natural Cave". Spend some time taking some indoor and outdoor shots before heading back to Monywa and driver back to Mandalay. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out your hotel and drive to Mandalay airport for a flight to Heho for a visit to the great Inle Lake. On arrival at the airport, you will be taken to Shweyan Pyan Wooden Monastery - noted for its oval-shaped windows. The monastery is still a good place for some perfect shots of Buddhist monks. Continue onto Nyaung Shwe - the gateway to the mighty Inle Lake.
After lunch at a local restaurant in Nyaung Shwe, transfer to the jetty for a boat ride to the hotel on the lake. Check in your hotel followed by a short break.
Your afternoon sightseeing will start with a cruise a typical floating village called Pauk Par Village. Here you can get some unique shots of local way of life. Pay a visit to one of the local house in the village for chatting and shooting local family. Then, take your time to float around fishermen on the lake for great shots before the day starts to close. Transfer back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Inle Lake.
Wake up early this morning to make some sunrise shots fishermen at the best background. Afterwards, head back to your hotel for breakfast before making your way to Indein Five Day Market where you can see local people from and around the village to come and sell their fresh produce. Do not forget to save these bustling moments of the market in your camera. Then, proceed to the complex of Shwe Inn Dein.
Lunch will be served at a good local restaurant in Indein.
After lunch, you will be taken to Inn Paw Khone Village to visit the traditional hand weaving workshop. Walk around the weaving factory for free shooting. You will then cruise around the biggest floating garden areas until the sun starts to set. Head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
This morning, board a boat to transfer to Nyaung Shwe Jetty and then drive to Train Station. Here you will get on the local train which is filled with local stuffs and vegetables. Take the chance for some rustic shots during two hours on the train.
After arriving at Aung Ban Station, get off the train and continue driving to Pindaya. Along the way, there is a unqiue shooting opportunity to get the best images of beautiful landscapes. Once in Pindaya, enjoy a light trek to Kan Hla Kone.
This little village of Pa Oh Tribe is home to oranges, tea and other seasonal plantations making it the great place to explore the way of life of hill tribes through your lens. Picnic lunch and Dinner will be arranged by experienced local trekking guide. Overnight at the village monastery.
In the early morning, enjoy a walk around the village for free shooting in the magical light of the morning. After breakfast at the village monastery, take a trek down to Pindaya. Lunch will be served at Pindaya. Afterwards, transfer to Heho airport for a flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for freshening up before having a farewell dinner at a good local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
Today you are free to relax until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
PRIVATE TOUR RATE: Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person double occupancy
Land Tour/ pp
3 Domestic Flights/ pp
20th August 2017
Wonderful cruise in Bagan
30th June 2017
Very helpful and friendly!
10th July 2017
Circle line Train
8th May 2017
Fantastic holiday in Bagan and cruise to Mandalay
23rd March 2017
2 good tours
7th March 2017
9th January 2017
Great staff, good horseback tour
20th December 2016
2 days in Yangon, Myanmar
2nd December 2016
23rd October 2016
3rd October 2016
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