Myanmar Photo Tour

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  • Safe payment, return money guarantee if tour is not done
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Personal assistance, before & during the tours
  • Professional guides with large experience in the area
  • Large offer of tours around the world
11 days  
Availability : January  
Yangon  
Mandalay  
Min Age : 18+  
Max People : 10  
 

Myanmar Photo Tour: Discover the Burmese culture

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. Discover unique locations and the famous Buddhist monks & Burmese culture and traditions.

We design this Myanmar workshop to enjoy the best locations in Burma. You will be able to photograph places like Shwedagon Pagoda, Inle Lake (Lake Dweller), Bagan, or Mandalay for example. Also, we will experience the Burmese culture in ancient villages, markets & temples. Definitely an incredible experience to capture amazing portraits and landscapes: a perfect destination for travel photography.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

You can book a place for any tour without a cost. Once we know that the travel is possible, you will be able to keep your seat or cancel your booking without penalties. 

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Itinerary Myanmar Photo Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Yangon, Myanmar

We will meet at Yangon airport to start our Myanmar photo tour. 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 of the downtown area for street photography. Also, we will take the circle train to capture some photography of the people during their daily routines. We will have time to capture the local markets during this day.

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 3 Rangun (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 all afternoon, before returning to Yangon. A complete day to photograph the local culture.

Day 4 Yangon - Heho - Pindaya

Today we will fly to Heho, after having breakfast in our hotel and transfer to the Yangon airport. 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 that 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 Inle Lake to be ready for the next sunrise shooting.

Day 6 Inle Lake

Again, we will spend the full day at Inle Lake. So we will awake at sunrise to photograph the fishermen close to our hotel in the Lake. 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 to 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. We will have time to share and capture their daily life. After our visit to the monastery, we will return to Bagan to rest in our hotel.

Day 8 Bagan

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

Also, we will visit other ancient temples, where the novices are studying and praying. The light rays there, are entering through ancient windows, which will give us the opportunity to capture amazing portraits. Finally, to finish the day, we will do sunset 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 these ancient temples of the amazing architecture. We will stay here till we do sunset photography in this scenario. 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.

Map

Myanmar Map Photo Tour

Photographer Guide(s)

Zay Yar Lin Photographer Guide
Zay Yar Lin
Photographer
Photographer Guide Eduardo Fuster
Eduardo Fuster
Co Founder - Photographer

More info about this trip

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

Complementaries

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and remote shutter
  • Wide angle lens (14-24mm as example)
  • Standard lens (24-70mm as example)
  • Telephoto lens (70-200mm as example)

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

Budget

Conditions

Price

The price of this Myanmar Photo Tours is based on the participation of a minimum of 6 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.

The last time of exchange rate calculation was January 1st 2021, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.

Accommodation

The accommodations offered are shared double rooms at Hotels with private bathrooms and breakfast.

You can book an individual room during the process of the book your place for the photo tour or writing us at [email protected]

Insurance

Our tours include basic insurance, we suggest contracting full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.

Transports

Our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains, or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.

Itinerary

The itinerary mentioned can be changed due to a force major reasons like weather conditions or accidents for example.

Payment & Refunds

To book your place you need to pay 20% of the total cost. The total payment must be made 15 days before the trip. For security reasons due to the pandemic, you do not need to pay for booking

This tour is done by LLC “CLUB OF PHOTO TRAVELERS”, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.

Cancellations

DUE TO COVID-19, we have exceptional conditions for cancellations: Before 15 days we refund 100%. Less than 15 days there is no refund.

Other considerations

Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.

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