I booked a day long photography and walking tour, which turned out to be one of the most amazing tourism experiences I’ve ever had!

Lannie, USA (via Tripadvisor)

Bagan through the lens

This half- or full-day photography tour of Bagan includes an introduction to the basic technical features of the camera and how to use it to confidently. We will apply our local knowledge of sites and contacts in the community to position ourselves to practice and capture village life, landscapes, portraits, ancient temples, sunrise or sunset. Includes fresh coffee/tea, fruit, and local snacks.

Experience Bagan’s Magical “Golden Hour”

  • maximize your limited time available in Bagan for capturing the epic sunrise, balloons, shrines, architecture, and amazing local people
  • pre-sunrise pickup and orientation to position ourselves to make the most of available light during the sunrise/sunset “golden hour”
  • receive tips, instruction, and support on how to use your camera to capture your desired subject and express yourself creatively
  • get closer to real people and communities your tour fees support to capture the everyday beauty, culture, and colors of Myanmar
  • early afternoon photo review, technical practice and strategy session
  • late afternoon village life under warm pre-sunset light
  • sunset in intimate location for capturing exceptional moments otherwise inaccessible
  • journey by horse cart, ebike, or taxi

What to bring:

  • camera or smartphone
  • sunblock
  • hat
  • umbrella
  • slip-off shoes (sandals or flip-flops)


  • Breakfast, bottled water, cold drinks, fruit
  • Guide
  • Horse cart and driver (if desired)
  • Private boat and staff (if desired)
  • Manfrotto carbon fiber tripod at sunrise/sunset (if desired)


  • Bagan Archeological Zone entry fees

Optional add-ons:

  • Riverside barbeque lunch
  • Wine, branded spirits on boat or at riverside (by advance request, extra charges apply)
  • European apéro (fresh bread, cheese, olives)
  • Guest photo shoots for print and social media
  • Photographer’s permits and assistants
  • Nikon DSLR camera rental
  • GoPro Hero action camera rental

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