Enchanted Myanmar

8 Days

Enchanted   Myanmar is one of Myanmar Photo Tours which has been designed to provide you with photogenic opportunities throughout all Unique locations of Myanmar . Additionally innovated program of  Myanmar Photography Tour is specially arranged in combination with Architectural land of Myanmar ( Bagan ), The Center of Cultural and Religion ( Mandalay ), Unique lake dweller ( Inle lake ),  Furthermore Those who join with Enchanted Myanmar Tour will deserve the unique opportunities to capture the most breathtaking photos through the lens.

Why to join Myanmar Photography Tour ?

Myanmar now open doors to the world only a few years ago. hence , It is the right time to go and explore an unexplored corners of country and experience intact culture of its people.

Off course ,The impact of the Western world is evident but hasn’t overrun local traditions – yet.

In contrast, No other country has the sheer variety of Myanmar . Therefore  It is not easy to put your camera away on daily basis .

Even more  this trip is designed to ensure that you get to photograph the obvious highlights at the specific time of day because local guide who is leading this trip is well experienced and highly recommended by his clients on TripAdvisor . Also Your local guide  will always be on hand for advice and tips .Certainly he will open the doors of your mind and eyes to get you close to the locals and the True Myanmar.

As a result  Every day of your photo expedition with us  will be so full of photo opportunities beyond your expectation

Tour name Enchanted Myanmar
Type of tour Myanmar Photo Tour
Tour duration 08 Days / 07 Nights
Travel destination Mandalay- Bagan-Inle-Yangon
Tour start point Mandalay
Tour end point Yangon
Min / Max Group Size 02 pax to 06 pax
Departure guarantee Departure guarantee for minimum group size of 02 pax
Recommended travel period Around the year
Tour customization Absolutely ! Please let us know your specific requirement

If you still want to do private photo tour in Mandalay , Yangon , Bagan and Inle . Please find the collections of private photography day tours .

The tour will provide you  with an extraordinary diverse range of photographic opportunities, including landscape, architecture, street photography, and environmental and tribal portraiture.

Overview of shooting locations

  • Photographing the highlights of Yangon including, Indian town, Chinatown and a sunset shoot of Sin Oodan jetty and the gold Shwedagon Pagoda and street photography.
  • Shooting village photos, a number of thousands of Buddhist monuments and ruins of Bagan from the secret corner of Bagan. Chasing the Buddhist monk procession going around the typical village.
  • Exclusive admission to the most beautiful wooden monastery in Mandalay for photographing Buddhist monk with special arrangement, hanging around the stone carving area.,
  • Special access to Buddhist Nunnery where to make the great portrait of Buddhist Nuns
    Iconic sunrise shots at famous wooden U Bein Bridge.
  • Visit to Inle lake for amazing photography opportunity.
  • Private photography sessions with young novice monks in stunning surroundings
  • Some special surprises!

<p>Today you are to fly to Mandalay & upon arrival at Mandalay International Airport , you will be welcomed by your professional travel photography guide and then you will be transferred to Shwe Kyat Kya Pagoda ( River side Pagoda near New Sagaing Bridge ) to make the best photograph of Irrawaddy River and Beautiful Sagaing . then you will to be transferred to hotel in Mandalay to check in and then enjoy dinner at good local restaurant and overnight stay in Mandalay.</p>

Today we are to challenge our enthusiasm by ourselves for the whole day sightseeing without a little break at hotel. before the sun come up, . We're off to nearby U Bein Bridge, at 1.2km the world’s longest teak footbridge. It's a hugely photogenic structure. It stretches across Thaungthaman Lake it comes alive in every sense as dawn approaches. Monks in crimson cross from one end to the other; fishermen cast their nets in the still waters, and the occasional cyclist adds more movement and backlit geometry to the scene. you’ll have captured dozens of great images: after making the classic shots near by the wooden bridge. We are to head off to one of the impressive nunnery in Sagaing where we are making the most iconic photos of young Buddhist nuns praying, meditating with special arrangement ( Remarks : this nunnery is one of the secret place for professional photographers and no other photographers and normal clients go there , only one of the hidden photogenic spot for our clients). After that enjoy the lunch at Buddhist Nunnery in Sagain .
- After lunch , we are directly driving straight to jetty in Mandalay where we are to take a boat ride to Mingun ( Approximately one hour boat ride for upstream rive to Mingun and forty five minutes drive for downstream river back to Mandalay . upon arrival to Mingun, afternoon shooting start from Massive Mingun Pagoda ( Pa Htoe Daw Gyi ) with some Buddhist nuns or young novices. Then walk down to Myatheindan stupa ( one of the impressive stupa with unique architectural design ). One more photos secession will be arranged at Myatheindan stupa with Buddhist nuns. Then visit to Home for old aged in Mingun where making meaningful portrait of elderly men and women is compulsory. After that stream down to Mandalay and enjoy dinner at good local restaurant and overnight stay in Mandalay

We'll wake up in Mandalay Our mission today lies in Bagan, so bright and early we catch our short air-hop across to Bagan — where some fabulous shooting awaits. upon arrival to Bagan, directly proceed to local Nyaung Oo Market in search of the wonderful moments of daily life and interactions between people .You will be brought to one of iconic temple where you might have unique photography opportunities to make indoor shots with natural rays coming through perforated window. Then lunch break and short break at hotel .
- In the afternoon , hanging around the local village for shooting village photos and if necessary a few photo secession will be organized to shoot Lacuqer ware maker or designer at Lacquer ware factory in the village . then shooting sunset from the best sunset corner of Bagan and then drive straight to restaurant for dinner and overnight stay in Bagan..

Today we are to wake up early again and head off to one of the unusual temple where you can make the best sunrise shots with a number of Hot Air Balloons flying over . after that enjoy the breakfast at one of the local tea shop and after that we are to proceed to one of the different local village where we are waiting for a long line of Buddhist Monks going in procession around the village . Chasing the line of Buddhist monks around the village is truly unique to see the local people offering the alms foods .Then have a short break at hotel before lunch . Enjoy the lunch at good local restaurant.
- In the afternoon, we are to make one more indoor shots with organized photo secession. And then we are to focus on shooting the herbs of farm animals on the dusty road during sunset. After that drive back to hotel and overnight stay in Bagan

After breakfast at hotel , we are to check out hotel and drive straight to Nyaung U to fly to Heho for a visit to Inle lake , upon arrival to Heho, directly drive straight to Shweyan Pyan Wooden Monastery, famous for Oval shaped window, still having a chance for clients who is sill enthusiastic to make the perfect shots of Buddhist monks there. Then directly proceed to Nyaung Shwe which is major gateway to Inle lake and lunch break at local restaurant In Nyaung Shwe. After lunch , transfer to jetty in Nyaung Shwe and then take a boat ride to hotel for check in and have a short break.
Afternoon sightseeing start floating around the typical floating village called Pauk Par Village to have a chance of shooting unique way of life and life styles of People and we are to visit one of local house in the village to connect you with the local family for chatting and shooting .then hanging around the fishermen for shooting fishermen fishing naturally before sun is down . then drive back to hotel and have a dinner at hotel . overnight stay in Inle Lake..

Today early wake up is a must-do again for making a sunrise shots with organized fishermen at the best shooting ground nearby your hotel. After sunrise shots, head back to Hotel for breakfast and then directly proceed visiting to traditional hand weaving workshop in Inn Paw Khone Village known as the weaving village of Inle lake – Free shooting would be done in the weaving factory till you are happy with you photos – Lotus Fabric ( Unique product of Inle lake as well as Myanmar ) , Silk and cottons fabric are mainly woven traditionally and manually in the factories of the village )then drive straight to restaurant for early lunch and back to hotel for short break to recharge your battery and energy .
- Afternoon shooting is supposed to start around 14 : 30 pm to go and shoot school boats . Leave hotel around 14:30 pm and proceed to Ywa Ma village to capture the meaningful portrait of Padaung Women with brass neck rings on their neck. ( Shooting the meaningful portrait of Padaung women would be privately and separately organized.) then wander around the biggest floating Garden Areas of Inle lake to see the people rowing the boat with their legs, coming out of floating garden and returning to their hotel . Drive back to hotel before the dust and free and relaxed till dinner time at hotel . Overnight stay in Inle lake .

This morning early wake up and have a breakfast then transfer to boat stand in Nyaung Shwe and proceed to Heho airport to catch the flight to Yangon . Upon arrival to Yangon . You will be directly transferred to local restaurant for lunch break . Then check in hotel to enjoy your room till afternoon sightseeing.

- For afternoon sightseeing , we will start afternoon sightseeing with a visit to Yangon’s Central Train Station where we will hang around to do street photography and then continue walking to busy city center of Yangon where to explore Yangon’ colonial building and busy harbor of Yangon through your lens before heading off to Great Shwedagon Pagoda to pre and post sunset shot on pagoda platform . Then get back to hotel and overnight stay in Yangon .

Today you are free and relaxed at your hotel until your departure to Yangon International Airport to fly to your onward destination.

Services Inclusion

  • Professional Local photography guide through the trip
  • • 07 nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast
  • • Private ground transportation & private boat
  • • All domestic flights in Myanmar based on detail program
  • • Entrance fees to photography locations and government zone fees
  • • Government Taxes
  • • Bottled waters and refreshing towel during the sightseeing

Services Exculsion

  • • International Airfare to/from Myanmar
  • • Optional single room occupancy
  • • Meals ( Lunch and Dinner )
  • • Modeling fees for staged shots
  • • Permission Fees to Archaeological department in Bagan
  • • Travel insurance
  • • Extra charges for hotel early check in and later check out
  • • Extra charges for excessed checked in luggage at airport
  • • Equipment and baggage insurance
  • • Visas (if applicable)
  • • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone etc.
  • • Tips to local photography guide , driver and boat man
Can I bring my non-photographer partner with me?

Yes, you can. Because We will visit many interesting places in Myanmar and having a great fun , experience and photos during the trip is as much on the program .So that Your partner will enjoy the journey with the group. However, non-photographers should note that our daily activities of trip program is mainly designed to photograph the highlights of the trip and is generally slower-paced than regular travel itinerary .

What should I pack for one of your photo tours?

The clothing you will need will depend greatly on the destination you are travelling to. We will provide a thorough suggested clothing and gear list in our welcome kit that we send out to all tour participants. Our general recommendation is to dress in layers and pack as light as possible. Try to stay away from heavy cotton clothing like jeans, sweatshirts, and coats. Lighter alternatives that are warm, wrinkle free, and light are your best bet.

What is the most appropriate type of luggage to bring?

We suggest one camera bag, preferably a backpack and one bag for clothes/gear, and one small satchel like the size of a personal item allowed on international flights. You are responsible for carrying your bags on and off buses and trains, and up and down hotel staircases, so pack smart and light.

How far in advance do I need to book?

The rule of thumb is: The sooner the better. We have no way to know when other people will book us . Because this is the private photography tour . Our trained and experienced guide to escort you is very limited so it’s hard to know if and when our experienced local guide will be quickly booked . Our advice is to book as soon as you’ve made the decision to travel, that way your spot is secured.

When is the final payment due?

Generally, the final payment is due in full 45 days before the beginning of your tour. If you’ve booked your trip within 45 days of the departure date, full payment is needed at the time of booking. Last minute bookings require payment up front before confirmation.

Do I need to take Travel and Medical Insurance?

Yes. Travel and Medical insurance is mandatory for all Burma Photo Tours trips. Domestic government medical insurance and private health schemes will not cover you in most overseas countries. Burma Photo Tours recommends World Nomads for your travel and medical insurance. You may take other coverage, of course, but you must be adequately insured before participating in our tours. Please check the terms of the policy carefully, particularly the limits of cover (eg. for replacement of photographic equipment, baggage loss etc) and the procedure for making claims (most policies stipulate that claims must be made within a certain time after completion of your journey).

What is required in my medical and travel insurance?

Your policy MUST cover medical costs in case of hospitalisation, emergency travel and repatriation. If you are going on one of our adventure activities, make sure your insurance covers you for this activity. Once you have paid your deposit or full payment, certain fees will apply if you cancel. Therefore we require taking insurance at the time of booking to protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances.

Where can I get proper travel and medical insurance?

We strongly recommend World Nomads and Global Rescue.

How fit do I need to be?

Our trips are designed to be enjoyed by anyone who is reasonably fit. However some trips visit remote areas with limited or non-existent medical facilities so you must be in good health. Factors such as long walks, bumpy roads, dust, traffic, stairs, humidity, delays and unfamiliar customs and cultures also add to the physical toll. Keep in mind you will need to carry your own bags.

Do I need to take any medical supplies?

The pre-departure information kit will contain a suggested list of items to bring, but it doesn’t cover medications. We recommend you carry personal medical items for managing common minor ailments such as colds, diarrhoea, blisters, headaches, heartburn, and sore throats etc. Travellers who take regular medication should take an appropriate supply. Allergy and Asthma sufferers should ensure that they have an adequate supply of their routine medicine as some major cities have high levels of smog or pollen.

Are there any age limits?

On certain trips, we may require a doctor’s letter that certifies health and fitness of participants who are over 70 years old.

Do your tours include international airfare?

It is not possible to include international airfare in our prices.

Can i make the program flexible ?

Off course , that is your private photo tour , all shooting activities can be flexible and rearranged depending your shooting style and expectation .

How to book a tour ?

Just fill up the contact form telling us details as requested and we will confirm the booking for you.

Tour Prices Nett Per Pax

For group size of 02 pax USD$  1,833 Nett Per Pax
For group size of 03 to 04 pax USD$  1,433 Nett Per Pax
For group size of 05 to  06 pax USD$ 1,248 Nett Per Pax
Single supplement for single occupancy USD$ 243

Prices is valid till 31st May 2021 & it is subject to change without prior notices

Services Information

Accommodation of 03 star ++++

  1. 02 Night at Deluxe room of Esperado Lake View Hotel , Yangon


  1. 02 Nights at Deluxe Room of Royal Palace Hotel , Bagan


  1. 02 Nights at Superior Room of Hotel Sakura Princess Mandalay


  1. 02 Nights at Deluxe room of Amazing Inle Resort


( Notes : Prices will be a bit changed if you want us to upgrade or downgrade the accommodation )- And also similar room and accommodation will be replaced and booked if the above mentioned room type of hotels not available by the time of our reservation)

Domestic Flight

03 Domestic flights – RGN-NYU/MDL-HEH/HEH-RGN

( Remarks : 20 Kg for checked in luggage & 07 Kg for carry on luggage )

Modeling Fees

Modeling Fees not include in our offered prices and services : please discuss about modeling fees with your travel consultant before you join the tour .

Private Transport

Different types of private transport will be arranged based on different group size

  • 07 seat Van with A/c for group size of two pax to three pax
  • 09 seat Van with A/c for group size of four pax to five pax
  • 14 seat Van with A/c for group size of six pax

Ballooning in Bagan

Optional Ballooning in Bagan not included in our services :

  • USD$ 300 per pax for standard services
  • USD$ 370 per pax for premium services

Offered prices based on double occupancy

All prices are per person and based on double occupancy. A single supplement will apply if you like to take a single room .We will make every effort to connect you with a roommate should you like to share a room. However, if we’re unable to make a match, the single supplement will apply.

 Myanmar Visa Fees

Myanmar Fees not included in our services and prices as well- But you are informed to apply Myanmar Visa through Official Government Website – https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Enchanted Myanmar