Myanmar Photo Tour: Burmese culture and tradition

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  • Safe payment, return money guarantee if tour is not done
  • 100% refund if travel ban
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  • Professional guides with large experience in the area
  • Large offer of tours around the world
11 days
Availability : Jan 4th - 14th
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 10

Travel Details

The Myanmar photo tour, its a travel to one of the most mysterious and undiscovered destinations in the world, formerly known as Burma. The golden land of pagodas & Buddhist monasteries, breathtaking landscapes with friendly people of different ethnicities. Certainly, our tour has been designed to provide you with photogenic opportunities throughout the unique locations and the famous Buddhist monks & Burmese culture and traditions.

Our Myanmar workshop is specially arranged in combination with the glittering gilded pagoda Shwedagon Pagoda, Architectural land of Myanmar (Bagan), The Center of Cultural, and Religion (Mandalay) and unique lake dweller (Inle lake). Definitely an incredible experience to capture amazing portraits and landscapes: a perfect destination for travel photography.

Myanmar Photos

Itinerary Myanmar Photo Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Yangon, Myanmar

We will meet at the airport in Yangon to start our Myanmar photo tour. After that, our local guides will drive us to the hotel, where will have time to rest from the trip.

Day 2 Rangun (Yangon)

After breakfast in our hotel, we will go to do a city tour to the downtown area for street photography. Also, we will take the circle train to capture some photography of the people during his daily routines.

Finally, our last spot this day will be Shwedagon Pagoda. Also known as Golden Pagoda, stands 326 ft (99.4m) on the Singuttara Hill. From here we will be photographing the sunset.

Day 3Rangun (Yangon)-Twante –Dala

Today we will awake a little early, and after breakfast, we will start a road trip to Twante. Above all, this village’s famous for its pottery works, which we will be shooting at these myanmar workshops. Also, we will photograph red umbrellas at Dala during all afternoon, before returning to Yangon.

Day 4 Yangon-Heho-Pindaya

Today we will fly to Heho, after having breakfast in our hotel and transfer to the airport of Yangon. Once in Heho, we will do a road trip to Pindaya by car. As soon as we arrive, we will take photos of novices playing at a giant amazing Bayan tree which is more than 100 years old.

Also, we will visit the village, to photograph the traditional bamboo hats making. After this complete day, we will arrive at our hotel at Aungban.

Day 5 Aungban - NyaungShwe - Inle Lake

We will awake early today to photograph the sunrise at Aungban. Once there, we will be able to do shooting with models in the colorful plantation fields. After that, we will drive to Nyaungshwe by car.

At this point in Inle Lake, we will be shooting colorful fabrics. Thereafter and during sunset, we will be photographing fishermen at the lake. Finally this night, we will stay in a Hotel near to Inle Lake to be ready for the next sunrise shooting.

Day 6 Inle Lake

Again, we will awake for sunrise to photograph the fishermen at Inle Lake close to our hotel. Once the sun goes up, we will approach the colorful cotton threads and fabrics at Inle Lake.

In the afternoon, we will have time for shooting fishermen among mangrove trees. The rays of the sun will be coming through trees, give us incredible incredible light to photograph the fishermen. For sunset, we will be near GIC also with the fishermen to capture these iconic images of Myanmar in the floating gardens.

Finally, at night we will come back too our hotel at Inle Lake.

Day 7 Inle Lake - Nyaung Shwe - Heho Airport - Bagan

After breakfast at our hotel, we will drive to Heho Airport to take a flight to Nyaung Shwe. Once in the city, we will transfer to our hotel this night at Bagan, and drive to Salay. There we will visit the Shin-pin-sar-kyo monastery, to photograph the novices in his famous wooden corridor of 137 years old. After our visit to the monastery we will return to Bagan to rest in our hotel.

Day 8 Bagan

Our day will start with sunrise photo session at Bagan. Today, we will be focus to photograph the novices in the temples and of the city. First we will visit the Shwezigon Pagoda Corridor, looking for lights and shadows to photograph the novices in his daily tasks.

Also, we will visit other ancient temples, where the novices are studying and praying, and the light rays there, are entering through ancient windows, that will give us the opportunity to capture amazing portraits. Finally, to finish the day, we will do sunrise photos of the temples of Bagan before come back to our hotel.

Day 9 Bagan - Mandalay - Mingun

After our breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Mandalay and check in at our hotel. From there, we will drive to Mingun, the ancient capital of Myanmar. At Mingun, we will be able to photograph the novices of this ancient temples of the amazing architecture of the city till sunset. Once the night starts, we will come back to our hotel in Mandalay to rest from the trip.

Day 10 Mandalay

Firstly in the morning, we will go to the U Bein Bridge for sunrise. Once there, we will be photographing his famous fisherman with nets all morning.

After that, we will arrive at the Kantakkone monastery and monastic school. Particularly, here we will be photographing the architecture and life of the monks till sunset. Finally, we will come back to our hotel for our last night of the travel to our Mandalay hotel.

Day 11 End of the trip

Today will finish our Myanmar photo tour, at the Mandalay International Airport.

Myanmar Map

Photographer Guide(s)

zay yar lin myanmar photo guide
Photographer Guide Eduardo Fuster
Co Founder - Photographer

More info about this Photo Tour

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

  • Face masks required for travelers & guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Not payment for booking

Departure Location

Return Location

Yangon, Myanmar

Mandalay, Myanmar

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in twin rooms with breakfast
  • Domestic flights during the tour
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Private Boat in Inle Lake
  • Entrance fees for the visits
  • Tips and stage fees for models for photo shoots
  • Local photographer guide
  • Basic travel insurance

Price Excludes


Photographic lessons

  • Composition
  • Digital Workflow
  • Panoramic Photography
  • Depth of Field calculation
  • Focal Blending
  • Blue Hour Photography
  • Night photography
  • Filters, Neutral Density and Neutral Density Grads