Myanmar Photo Workshop

Myanmar Photo Tour is one of the best trip that unearth Myanmar from its giant pagodas to small village, from captivating river landscapes to faded world heritage sites where you can put all the best of the country into your camera lens.
Either you are a professional photographer or an amateur one, you will be treated well by our photo tour guide/ photographer with best inspiration.
For the very first shooting time in Myanmar, you will start with a trip to the suburb of Yangon, putting typical daily life into your camera lens before heading north to experience Inle Lake. With different shooting themes: landscapes, portraits, street foods, temple ruins, historical sites, unique spots, panorama and specially sunrise and sunset, your photography time in Mandaay and Bagan would be very colorful.
Start :
Yangon
Finish :
Yangon
Style :
photography tours
Physical level :
Cultural Interaction :
Country :
Myanmar

Itinerary

Welcome to the golden land or Myanmar! Our guide and driver will greet you at Yangon airport for the hotel transfer. 
Yangon is a busy city which reflects the old colonial charm with modern space of development through lively markets, vibrant streets and many historical sites.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meals: dinner
After an early breakfast, start your photo tour with a visit to a small market located in downtown of Yangon, where you capture the vivid local activities, unusual produce and exotic food stalls. Continue with a styled rishaw ride to Chinese streets, passing some of the most outstanding colonial British building. Afternoon shooting will focus at the sparkling Shwedagon Pagoda—300 feet tall, encrusted with jewels and gilded with gold—Burma's most sacred site.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: Breakfast
Leave Yagon for the flight to Inle Lake this morning, explore Shwe Yan Bye Monastery, one of the oldest architecture remained from 19th century in the area.
After that, we head to Nyang Shwe town to board a motorized boat to Phang Daw Oo pagoda. Inle is the second biggest lake in Myanmar boasting its uniqueness through stilt villages, floating garden, many traditional works including silk weaving, black smith. Finish your sightseeing day with sunset sights of Intha fishermen who control their boats by one leg. 
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
Indein markets takes places alternatively in different villages around the lake of Inle, drawing Pa O, Padaung, In thar people. This trade, cultural rendezvous exposes all the specialties from Inle: lake catch, farm produce, handicraft, cigars. Followingly, we embark a pleasant walk to Nyaung Oak Ruins, offering some of the most amazing religious stupas mixing the new and old, depicting the signature of time. Return to your resort for beautiful sunset photo.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
Rise up early today to capture the misty sight of Inle dotted with amazing fishing scenes of Intha people. After breakfast, take a guided trek to experience local life in some villages around the lake until you reach one of the best viewing point to photograph the panorama of the area. Taking a short flight to Mandalay. Shooting time in U Bein, the longest teak wood bridge in world. Stay on a manual boat to paddle the length of Tamanthaung lake.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
Embark a private boat upsteam Ayeyarwaddy River to visit Mingun, an former capital in 18th century. The sightseeing includes King Bodawpaya’s unfinished temple and the mighty Mingun Bell, considered to be the world’s largest un-damaged bell. Just a few step from the riverbank, there appears the enchanting Hsinbyume Pagoda, with its crisp white wave-like roof set perfectly against the deep blue sky above. Return to the city for lunch. In the afternoon, continue your photo time in some of Mandalay`s most famous attractions including Kutho Daw pagoda, Mandalay Hill. Spend your evening to capture the Mandalay night market your own.
Free to enjoy night market in Mandalay.
Accommodation: hotel in Mandalay 
Our first destination of the day is Amarapura, exposing a marble sculpting center of Burma where young girls perch on the stomach of a Buddha statue polishing his face with smooth stones. In Amarapura, there appears the biggest monastery, a school for monks. Our photogenic chances allow us to photograph the 1,000 monks lining up for their meal. Depending on our timing, we will witness the traditional work of wood sculpturing, carpet marking before taking flight to Bagan. The highlight of this day is the temple sunset with panoramic view of Bagan.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast
Bagan is a magical heritage site with a glory back to the period from 11th to 15th century when Buddhism was at its peak. The overwhelming number of more than 2500 pagodas and temples with diverse architecture, religious messages on their walls attracts all the lens from all over the world. Rise up early an amazing experience with Balloon Over Bagan. After breakfast, head out to secluded temples and villages of Bagan where you can capture different angles of Bagan, covered by lush forest, palm trees. Sunset by Irrawaddy River with a beautiful cruise is arranged after a horse cart ride.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast
Spend the day to travel off beaten track from Bagan to Mrauk U, passing some of the most unspoilted nature of Rakhine States
Accommodation: hotel in Mrauk U / Meals : breakfast
Mrauk U, once a capital of Rakhine kingdom boasts it unrival charm with is many local markets, solid wooden house and bamboo houses, canals, hills and friendly people. Your photo shooting today focuses on: Shittaung Pagoda, p home to some 80,000 holy Buddha images. 33 smaller ones, rising from platform to platform, similar in style to Indonesia's Borobudur, flank the large central stupa. Andaw pagoda, an eight sided monument which is smaller than Shittaung but with a similar linear layout. Dukkanthein, a construction of laterite and sandstone bricks that resembles a huge bunker from the outside. Sunset at Harretaund pagoda hill.
Accommodation: hotel in Mrauk U / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, excursion to Wethali,a kingdom founded in the 4th century that prospered for some 400 years. This is one of the most famous archaeological site in Mrauk U area. Visits of the day: great image of Su Taun Prai, Mahamuni pagoda. The rest of the day is to interact and do photo shooting with tattoo faced hill tribe.
Accommodation: hotel in Mrauk U / Meals: breakfast
Full day travel by river boat and flight from Mrauk U back to Sittwe and Yangon.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast
The day is left free for your own shooting in Yangon. We will gather for the workshop before taking you to the airport for the departure flight
Meals: breakfast

Includes

  • Visa Arrangement
  • Photography Guide / Photographer 
  • Photo workshop arrangement
  • Internal Myanmar Flight Tickets
  • Private car transfer with A/C
  • Hotels rooms
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat Trip where applied
  • Horse cart, bike
  • Entrance and zone fees
  • Sightseeing and excursions

Excludes

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuties

Price Guide

Essential information

OUR TRAVEL EXPERT
Myint is one of our experience guide. He loves
to show Yangon and Myanmar differently.

Contact him for tour/ any request:
Email: info@touryangon.com
OUR CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS
"We were very happy with our trip in Burma, you 
are doing a great job. All services and tour guide
are just perfect..."                          - Ms. Lina -

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