MYANMAR PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

12 DAYS YANGON - BAGAN - YANDABO - POPA - KALAW - INLE - LOIKAW

Travel with local expert and work on your photography. Myanmar is perhaps the world most photogenic country with friendly people who in general like to be photographed.

Join our grand photography tour of Myanmar, taking in the most photogenic icons of the country, from the magnificent temple dotted plains of Bagan to the serene beauty of Inle Lake.

Throughout your journey, you will be led by our local expert photographer guide, whose intimate knowledge of the land and its people, will assure that you get every opportunity to capture extraordinary shots of Myanmar. During your trip you will be guaranteed insider access and creative angles at all the locations we visit and there will be opportunities for a number of arranged photography sessions as well.    

PRICE:From
DURATION:12 Days / 11 Nights
TOUR STYLE:Photography Tour
DESTINATIONS:YANGON – BAGAN – YANDABO – POPA – KALAW – INLE – LOIKAW
TOUR CODE:
DEPARTURES:Daily (Private Departures)
STARTS:In Yangon
ENDS:In Yangon
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At a glance

Highlights

  • Colonial Yangon & Swedagon Pagoda
  • Temples of Ancient Kingdom of Bagan
  • Mesmerizing Inle Lake, minorities & boat trips

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Yangon arrival
  • DAY 2: Bagan Focus
  • DAY 3: Balloon flight and Bagan shots Sunrise balloon flight
  • DAY 4: River journey & Yandabo Village
  • DAY 5: Village visit & sunset at Mt Popa
  • DAY 6: Overland to Kalaw – Colonial Hill Station
  • DAY 7: Pindaya Caves & Local Train Ride
  • DAY 8: Inle Lake
  • DAY 9: Boat to Sagar, Drive to Loikaw
  • DAY 10: Kayah Tribes
  • DAY 11: Htay Kho, Kayo Village
  • DAY 12: Flight to Yangon & connect out.

Tour Details

Street photography and Yangon exploration. Markets, jetty, tea shops, old quarter, Shwedagon and bustling China town in the evening.

Flight to Bagan and tour with local photographer guide who knows all the best spots to make most of your visit. If you are still a beginner he can give guidance to work on your technique and composition.

Witness Bagan from birds eye view. Another day with photographer guide. Shoot local life, monasteries and some more temples. It is all flexible we certainly will include your favourites.

Travel by boat on Ayeyarwady River to Yandabo pottery village. Village exploration, observe craftsmen at work and firing pots in their kilns.

Morning visit to local school and typical country side village to experience farmers life. Drive to Mt Popa to shoot beautiful sunset and mountain views.

Drive to Kalaw former summer capital of the british administration. Afternoon walk in or around Kalaw.

Morning visit to Pindaya “Tuscany of Myanmar” in its famous cave. Local train ride from Heho to Shwe Nyuang to experience local life.

Leg rowers, misty mornings, villages on stilts and wonderful mountain valley scenery and minorities surely charm you you.

Morning market and scenic boat journey to southern part of Inle Lake. Transfer to Loikaw from Phekone.

Visit Kayah and Kayan tribe villages to experience local culture incl “long neck” ladies.

Drive to Htay Kho village nestled at the root the highest peak in Kayah State.

Yangon

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JASMINE PALACE HOTEL

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Modern city hotel in Yangon with excellent location. Jasmine Palace Hotel presents good value and high standards is the perfect base for exploring the city’s highlights.

Bagan

Bagan Umbra Hotel

HOTEL UMBRA

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Charming garden resort near Old Bagan. Hotel Umbra is one of our favourite hotels in Bagan. It was recently renovated and reconstructed. Particularly the Grand deluxe rooms are nice with modern and spacious facilities.

Inle Lake

RED CANAL HOTEL

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Mandalay

RED CANAL HOTEL

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What's Included

  • Private tours and transfers with air-conditioned vehicles as specified in our itinerary
  • 2 bottles of water & 2 refreshing towels per passenger per day
  • Lodging with breakfast as specified in the itinerary
  • Luggage handling fees at airports
  • Entrance fees or zone fees
  • English speaking guide(other languages guide can be provide with additional charges)

What's Not Included

  • Visa to Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for tourists)
  • All entrance fees or zone fees
  • Domestic Airfares (always quoted and mentioned separately from tour package price)
  • International air fares
  • Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharges & Compulsory dinners during Xmas & New Year’s
  • Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 11am or 12 o’clock noon
  • Drinks during meals, hotel extras and expenses of personal nature
  • Camera & video fees. Some of the sites visited may ask small fees for photographing and video recording.

Tips & gratuities

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The program worked out just great with fantastic guides and drivers, always on time and so friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely recommend this to friends and colleagues who want to travel to Myanmar and are limited on time.

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