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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Photography Tours to Nepal – Special Discount for BE ON THE ROAD Readers

Here is an interesting offer for those interested in photography tours to Nepal. BE ON THE ROAD readers get a special discount of 20% on the published price. Though, I would recommend that you use your own discretion in signing up. This post is just a means for photographytours.in to reach out to a wider audience.

Disclaimer: I am not related to photographytours.in or Ultimate Travels and do not have any financial stake or benefit in this travel setup. And neither do I make any financial gain in getting customers sign up for these tours. Further, I have not taken part in any photography or other tours organized by the above mentioned travel companies.

Below is the complete lowdown on these photography tours to Nepal as provided by photographytours.in. Please address all your queries directly to www.photographytours.in.

Photography tour, photo tour, photography workshop, nature photography or whatever you want to related it to photography, we at photographytours.in specialize for photography tours in India and Nepal lead by professional photographers from different part of world. Our fixed departure photography tour and workshop to India and Nepal are especially meant for amateur photographers and people interested in photography where as we at photographytours.in offers exclusive services to professional photographers who wants to capture the specialty of India and Nepal in their cameras.

With the team of professional photographers and travel guides from India and Nepal, we understand need of photographers and cater every bit of it – such as subjects, location, time of day, time at location, and group size and also the budget. Apart from photography there will be much more fun filled activities which will ignite your interest in India and Nepal.

We invite all the photographers (professional / amateur / hobbyist) to be the part of photography tours, photo tour, and photography workshop in India and Nepal with us.

At present, Mr. Nikolaz Godet from France is leading a photography workshop to Nepal in the month of March. Join us for fifteen fascinating days of travel and photography around Nepal. We will explore this fantastic country through idyllic locations like snowy peak to waterfall. Shoot the sunrise from the best spot on the Himalayan range and get the best advice to make your experience memorable!

This workshop is dedicated to the travelers, amateur photographers, nature lovers who want to improve their photography skill in a way you never thought possible. You will explore the multi-faceted approaches to photography that have taken years to perfect like lighting conditions, focal length, composition, white balance, exposure, noise, digital workflow,...

The photographic subjects will include people/ portraits, nature and cityscape. Every day you will have demonstrations, photography sessions as well as critique sessions of your work. You will learn how to handle and push the limits of your camera! As you meet, share, and learn from fellow photographers you'll also have a lot of fun.

An Unique opportunity to be trained by a professional photographer and at the same time a promise to show you the best of Nepal lead by a professional travel guide.

Day 1 : 17th March 2011: Arrival Kathmandu : Upon arrival receive, welcome and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel Manang.

Day 2 : 18th March 2011: Kathmandu : Visit Kathmandu old Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath Stupa for Photography and other places of Interest in and around Kathmandu. Evening, meet and transfer to nearby Nepalese typical restaurant to have dinner and culture dance show. Overnight at hotel Manang.

Day 3 : 19th March 2011: Kathmandu - Pokhara : Drive to Pokhara by Private Tourist Coach. 5 hours drive. The drive between Kathmandu and Pokhara offers amazing views for photography of landscaping and beauty of nature as well as rural lifestyle of Nepal. Check-in at hotel and Evening at leisure or one can opt to walk down the alleys of Pokhara for photography. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4 : Pokhara : 20th March 2011: Early morning drive 30 minutes to Sarankot for excellent sunrise view for photography. Close up panorama of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) is outstanding. After 2/3 hours of photography, back to hotel and after breakfast, hike to Peace Pagoda for photography. Overlooking Phewa lake, Pokhara City and mountains can be captured in your cameras from the spot. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 : 21st March 2011: Pokhara : Photographic tour around Pokhara Valley including boating atPhewa Lake and visit to Barahi Temple (Temple at located at the centre of Phewa Lake) and other places of Interest for Photography such as Karma Dubgyu Choling Nyeshang Monastery, Bindya Basini Temple, Devi Falls, Mahendra Caves. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : 22nd March 2011: Pokhara – Nayapul - Tikhedunga : After breakfast drive to Nayapul (1 hour & 15 minutes) and start trek to Tikhedunga. Easy level walks of 4/5 hours in total. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 7 : 28th March 2011: Tikhedunga - Ghorepani : Trek steep up of 3000 stone staircases to Ulleri village. A view of Annapurna South is excellent from this place. Then after, the tail menders through scattered villages and then deep in to lush Rhododendron forest to Ghorepani. Views of entire Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri ranges are superb. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 8 : 29th March 2011: Ghorepani : Early morning around 5am, hike 1 hour to Poon Hill for outstanding sunrise view over the close-up mountains of entire Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. This view point most probably the one of the best view point in the World. You will absolutely delighted to stay for whole day long to take pictures from different angles. If you wish to spend long time there, our crew will manage to bring packed breakfast or even lunch for you there. Lunch, dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 9 : 30th March 2011: Ghorepani – Tadapani : After breakfast, trek gradual up and then downhill through lush Rhododendron and pine forest to Tadapani. On the way views are excellent. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at lodge.

Day 10 : 31st March 2011: Tadapani – Ghandruk : Short downhill trek of 2/3 hours takes you to a beautiful & prosperous village of Ghandruk. From Ghandruk, the close up view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Mighty Fishtail are faboulas. Ghandruk, the homes of the brave Gorkha soldiers is typically famous for Grurng culture and its prosperity being one of the largest and clean villages in entire Annapurna area. After lunch, time for photography.

Day 11 : 1st April 2011: Ghandruk – Nayapul – Pokhara : Trek downhill through typical Gurung villages to Saulibazaar. After lunch, a easy level walk leads you back to Nayapul. Here your driver awaits you to pick you up to drop back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 : 2nd April 2011: Pokhara – Chitwan : A scenic countryside drive of 4/5 hours takes you to lush tropical vegetation of Chitwan National Park. Check in at hotel / lodge. Right after the dinner transfer to Tharu culture dance show

Day 13 : 03rd April 2011: Kathmandu : After breakfast proceed towards Kathmandu. Stopping for lunch at Hetauda. Arrival at Kathmandu evening free for own activities. Dinner at Bhanca Ghar “ Resturant Serving Traditional Nepali Meal”. O/n Hotel

Day 14 : 04th April 2011: Kathmandu : Kathmandu Photography tour which includes visit to Pashupati Nath Temple, Boudhnath Temple and other places of Interest such as Lalitpur and Bhaktapur as well. O/n Hotel

Day 15 : 05th April 2011: Departure : Morning free for leisure. As per flight timing transfer to Airport and tour ends.

Tour Cost : USD 1675 Per person (Special discount of 20% for the reader of www.beontheroad.com)

Date of Arrival at Kathmandu for Photography Tour - Clickage : 17th March 2011

Tour Cost Includes :

Airport pickup and Drop
Transportation by sutluj tourist A/C bus throughout the trip.
Accommodation on MAP (breakfast and dinner) on twin sharing non A/C standard room in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trekking.
Accommodation with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Chitwan in standard room.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Chitwan.
1 English speaking tour leader throughout the trip.
10 porter during trekking and 1 sherpas.
One Professional Photographer leading entire tour providing training on travel photography
Professional Tour leaders to ensure the smooth operation of tour and visiting rural places in Nepal.
Our Staff Insurance
Annapurna Area Conservation Fee.
TIMS Fee.
Any necessary permit fee for Photography.
All applicable taxes

Tour Cost Excludes :
Lunch in kathmandu and Pokhara.
Sightseeing Monuments entrance fees.
Beverages, Mineral water, Bar, Telephone, Laundry etc.
Insurance.
Any cost due to uncertainties’ like land slide, natural disaster etc.
Personal nature cost.
Any costs not mentioned in Cost include.

For further details on the travel plan and booking formalities, please feel free to contact Photography Tours – “ A Unit of Ulltimate Travels Pvt. Ltd” at roshan@ulltimate.in or you can log on to www.photographytours.in

Remember the
Special 20% Discount : Readers posting the query from this site, please don’t forget to mark a us the reference of www.beontheroad.com enabling us to provide you the 20% discount.



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