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4N/MM/PHOTO | 4 Night(s) Package

4 Nights Travel Photography - Yangon and Hpa An Myanmar (11 Nov 20) by Lance Leong


Join Lance Leong, Instructor for Canon Imaging Academy Singapore, on this small intimate photography group to Mymanar! This tour is kept small to maximize photography opportunities and takes you through all the beautiful things that is Myanmar. We will have the opportunity to photograph the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda more than once, with sunrise and sunset together with models arranged to impart some human touch to your photo! We will also be taking the Circular Railway Line which allow you to explore and capture the daily routine, lifestyle of the local people. The highlight of the itinerary will be the visit to Hap An which is encircled by dramatic karst mountain scenery where we will have various opportunities to capture the dramatic landscape day and night!

Lance Leong strongly believes there is beauty in elements of humanity and life. With a never-say-die mindset, he continues to frame through his viewfinder to gather a body of work that reveals life in our wonderful world from unguarded moments to conceptual themes. Since 2008, Lance has been organising and co-leading numberous travel photography workshops across Southeast Asia and China. In 2019, he was assigned as one of the instructors leading the Canon Fiesta group to Western Australia.

Inclusion

*** SMALL GROUP - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (MIN 8) ***
~ Professional Photography coaching by Lance Leong from Canon Singapore
~ Return economy Singapore to Yangon airfare including all applicable taxes on Silkair.
~ 4 nights accommodation with daily breakfast.
~ Transportation in a private vehicle.
~ All meals and sightseeing as per itinerary.

** EXCLUSIVE ON THIS DEPARTURE! **
~ Professional Photography Guidance
~ One-time Complimentary 1x camera sensor cleaning and 2 lenses general check, valid within a month after the trip (for Canon DSLR / mirrorless users only).
~ Loan of Canon equipment - lens and camera (subject to availability)

ITINERARY (SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE)*

DAY 1 (11NOV) SINGAPORE > YANGON (DINNER)

Singapore - Yangon / MI518 / 1515-1640HRS

On arrival at Yangon Airport, you will be welcomed at the International Airport and transfer to Shwedagon Pagoda for sunset or last light photography (subject to traffic conditions).

After dinner, we will continue to Sule Pagoda for night shots of the illuminated pagoda.

Overnight: Eastern Hotel (Standard Room) or similar

DAY 2 (12NOV) YANGON (BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER)

Start early for sunrise shoot at Shwedagon The pagoda is a 100 metre tall gilded stupa that is recognised as the largest and most sacred pagoda in Myanmar, and is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present Kalpa. Photography is allowed in the pagoda.

After breakfast, we will head to Kalaywa Monastery. where you will have opportunities to capture shots of the spiritual life of the monks as the monastery is home for studying and living of many monks. We will stay till 11:30am so that we do not miss their lunch procession!

After lunch, we have a bit of time to rest before we head out in the late afternoon for Colonial buildings and Street Photography. Yangon boasts the largest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia and has a unique colonial-era urban core that is remarkably intact. The colonial-era commercial core is centered around the Sule Pagoda, which is said to be over 2,000 years old.

This evening, we will have another Shwedagon Pagoda session. This time, we will be at a further vantage point to capture the sunset with Shwedagon Pagoda on the foreground.

After dinner, we head back to Sule Pagoda and this time, from a bridge with moving vehicles to capture your perfect light trails!

Overnight: Eastern Hotel (Standard Room) or similar

DAY 3 (13NOV) YANGON > HPA AN (BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER)

Check out early and breakfast box will be prepared for you this morning. Our first stop will be to the Shwedagon Pagoda where Burmese models in Longyi and umbrella has been arranged for this session.

Thereafter, we will proceed to visit local market including taking the Circular Train from Central Station to outside Yangon to capture the train life of the locals.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant before we continue our 5 hours (281km) bus journey to Hpa An. Time for a good rest before we arrive for dinner in Hap An.

Overnight: Hotel Gabbana (Deluxe Room) or similar

DAY 4 (14NOV) HPA AN (BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER)

Depart early for Sunrise at Kan Thar Ya Bridge follow by breakfast in the hotel.

Visit the morning market of Hpa An to see the vast variety of fresh fruit and vegetables for sale and gain insight into the bustling market atmosphere. A perfect place to capture the market scenes.

After lunch and a short rest at the hotel, we will proceed to Kawgun Cave for a short tour and photo shoot. We will do sunset photography at the Bat Cave area.

Overnight: Hotel Gabbana (Deluxe Room) or similar

DAY 5 (15NOV) HPA AN > YANGON > SINGAPORE (BREAKFAST & LUNCH)

Sunrise at overlooking Kyauk Kalap Pagoda This small pagoda, situated on a large rocky outcrop in the middle of a lake, offers breathtaking views. The spectacle offered by the mountains, the lake and paddy fields is perfect for photography!

Thereafter, head back to hotel for check out and proceed back to Yangon (Approx 6 hours) for our departure flight home.
Yangon - Singapore / MI521 / 1830-2315HRS

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
HONEYMOON & WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES GIFTS
Not applicable


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel as per date shown only.
~ Minimum group size: 8 (A second photographer will be sent once group size exceed 8).
~ Strict cancellation fee will applies once booking is confirmed.
~ Visa is NOT required for Singapore's and Malaysia's passport holders. Please check for details if you are holding other passports.
~ Deduction of S$280 per person if airfares is not required.
~ Flight deviation is strictly NOT allow.
~ Price excludes tips for guide and driver, alcoholic drinks and expenditure of personal expenses.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques and credit cards.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange and changes on airfare, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package.
Not Applicable

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Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package.
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Room Type 4 Nights Travel Photography - Yangon and Hpa An Myanmar (11 Nov 20) by Lance Leong
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2020-11-11 ~ 2020-11-15
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Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
HONEYMOON & WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES GIFTS
Not applicable