Your tour guide, Matthew, will be on hand to help you and take you to wonderful locations to obtain your own portfolio of stunning images. Over the course of the trip you can expect to have fun, engage with local people, take fabulous photographs with great company and great food throughout.
You will leave with amazing memories of a great holiday and of course some great images too!
Please note that the itinerary each day may change due to weather conditions and the like. There will always be something to take photographs of so you will not miss out. Each day will be full of photographic opportunities and geared towards your capabilities and choice for each days shoot.
Photography tuition and guidance as required
Free wifi and internet
Items of a personal nature
Day 1 - 2 Yangon
Arriveing at Yangon international airport we collect and trasfer to your hotel, The Best Western in China Town Yangon.
Welcome drinks, introduction to each other, followed by time to relax
Yangon is a melting pot of colonialism and Burmese culture. We have a morning of street photograthy. In the evening we visit the gold-encrusted Shwedagon Paya, this impressive holy site is dazzling - both physically and Spiritualy
Day 3 - 6 Bagan
We travel by over-night train, rocking’ and rollin from Yangon to Bagan. On arriving at Bagan train station we transfer to the Zfreeti Hotel, Our base for your stay in Old Bagan. The Zfreeti has an out-door swimming pool, perfect to relax in or around.
A vivst to Bagan is one of the most captivating experiences Myanmar has to offer. We get the first taste of Burma's crowning glory at sunset. We have a few days to explore the thousands of brick and gold-gilded stupas, with sunrise and sunset visits aplenty! The Ananda temple filles with monks on the morning of the fullmoon festival.
There is the possibility of a optioal hot air balloon ride when we are in Bagan, Balloon rides take place early morning
Day 7 - 9 Chin State
We travel by road from old Bagan to the Chin state, a remote area of West Burma. We visit the old capital of Mrauk U, an amazing archaeolgical site. We travel into the richly traditional area of mountains, forests and culture to visit remote villages to photograth the unique and soon to-disappear tattooed ladies. A Chin practice that ened a few generations ago.
Day 10 Sittwe - Yangon
We transfer to Sittwe, the state capital sits in a incredible spot where the wide KaladanRiver kisses the Bay of Bangal. We'er of to the airport for our flight back to Yangon.
Day 11 - Yangon
After a good morning breakfast (subject to your flight times) we're off to the airport for your onward flight.
We ask for bookings to be made 12 weeks before the start of the tour please, This gives us time to arrange your trip and book hotels. Thank you
We have a maximum group size of 6, ans a minimum sizs of 4 per tour.
Burma "Monks, Tempels and Chin State"
Per Person: £2395
Tour Leader: Janette & Matthew
Group size: Max 6 - Min 4
Deposit: £250 Payed by 1st Nov 2016
Tour dates for 2017 are:
19th to the 29th January 2017
Per Person £2395
An visit to the iconic site at Bagan is one of the most captivating experiences Myanmer has to offer. The plain’s are draped in mist creating an unforgettable impression, Dozens, Hundreds of other-worldly silhouettes are appearing, An truly memorable experience…
Exploreing these incredible temple’s in the early morning light and at sunset is simply magical. We visit in tims for the fullmoon festaval. We then travel to the Chin State, an remote area of Myanmer offers end-less opportunities for landscape photogarthy, Portrait and micro photogarthy. It makes no difference if that camera is an top of the range DSLR or a compact camera, you will be capable of great stuff!!
What You'll Learn
Different techniques to photograph Myanmar beautiful Tempels, Landscapes and People
Hints and Tips for Composition, Apertures and Shutter Speeds
Techniques in Street Photograthy
Myanmar - Monks - Tempels - Chin State
Formerly known as Burma, The magical country of Myanmar is still one of Southeast Asia's most undiscovered gem's....