Bhutan Photography Tour
Bhutan Photography Tour. As the premier landscape and travel photography tour itinerary, our mission is not simply to improve your image-making skills, but also to pass on our enthusiasm and to inspire you to reach new creative heights. During every tour, we will provide you with the knowledge, views, and techniques for making the most of the light.
We want you to go home feeling that you have not only been to some fantastic places, met some great people, and had a fabulous time – but also, and most importantly, that you have learned something new and feel confident in your abilities as a photographer. You need only bring your camera equipment and an open mind.
Bhutan Photography Tour Facts
- Trip Duration: 6Nights/7 Days
- Photography Tour Guide: Proffessional Photographer Guide
- Transport: Private Vehicle depending upon the group.
- Accommodation: 3 star Hotel approved by DOT
- Bhutan Photography Tour Route: Paro-Chelela-Thimphu-Punakha-Wangdi-Paro
- Meals: Fullboard
- Activity: Nature, Wildlife, People & Mountain Photography
- Bhutan Photography Tour Cost: $1540 Per Person.
- Professional Photography Guide $ 100 Per Day
Bhutan Photography Tour Highlight
- Get the best view of the Himalayas Ranges from Dochula Pass.
- Take the amazing picture of ancient Fortress, temples and people of Bhutan.
- Spend your time at Local Farm House and capture the moment.
- Visit the villages and parks for the photoshoot.
Bhutan Photography Tour Over view
- Day 01: Arrival at Paro Airport
- Day 02: Paro to Chelela pass and back to Paro
- Day 03: Paro to Thimphu
- Day 04: Thimphu to Punakha
- Day 05: Punakha Village Photography
- Day 06: Punakha to Thimphu
- Day 07: Thimphu to Paro Airport
Bhutan Photography Tour Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival Paro International Airport
Welcome to the Himalayan Kingdom. You will be received by the representatives of Tour Bhutan Upon arrival, check in the hotel, relax and get ready for your next day himalayan mountain journey. Walk around the Paro town and grab the opportunity for photoshoot. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02 Paro to Chelela- Paro
Mountain tour in Paro will not be the complete tour without visiting Chelela Pass to view greater Himalayas. After breakfast drive to Chelela Pass through the mountainous roads with the view of beautiful valleys. It is the most freezing places during the month of December and January. Stop in Chelela and capture the breathtaking moments through the photo shots of greater himalayas. One of the memorable mountains in the pass is Mt. Jumolhari which is in the altitude of 7315m. It is one of the unclimbed mountains in the Kingdom. In the evening drive back to Paro and take some of the photo shots of Paro wide valleys. Check into local Farm house and spend time with the host at Tshering farm House. Overnight in Farm House.
Day 03 Paro to Thimphu
After breakfast drive to Thimphu. Some of the beautiful valleys and mountain can be seen on the way while driving to Thimphu. Being the capital city, Thimphu offers short climbing through valleys. Drive to Buddha point from where you can take the photos of whole Thimphu City along with Thimphu’s beautiful mountains and valleys. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 Thimphu to Punakha for Photography
After breakfast drive to Punakha via Dochula pass. Your mountain journey will not be the complete one without stopping in Dochula pass. It is located on the top of mountain in the altitude of 3100m. Make sure you wear warm clothes as Dochula pass is one of the freezing point. From the uphill Dochula point, you can have the access of enjoying and taking photos of many other Himalayan mountains and valleys. With 108 small Chortens, the point offers you the beautiful 360 paranomic views of the mountain scenery. The mount important and the highest peak in Bhutan which you don’t want to miss is Mt. Gangkar Puensum. It can be seen from Dochula Pass to the opposite side. Gangkar Puensum is located in the attitude of 3150 m. It is the snow covered peaks and the most freezing point. At evening, drive to Punakha. Overnight in hotel.
Day 05 Punakha Photography Tour
After breakfast visits the Punakha wide valleys to see the mountains.
You will have 360 panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountain Ranges especially from Dochula Pass and a view of Punakha villages and farmhouses. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 06 Punakha to Thimphu
After breakfast drive to Thimphu via Dochula Pass. Stop for a while in Dochula Pass and complete your moments with the sightseeing of greater Himalayas including Gangkar Punsum. Then drive to Thimphu through the roads of mountain ranges. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 Thimphu to Paro Airport
Bhutan Photography Tour ends here with our guide and driver seeing you off at the airport.
FAQs about Bhutan Photography Tour
A Bhutan photography tour is a specialized travel experience designed for photographers and photography enthusiasts. It offers opportunities to capture the stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, and unique traditions of Bhutan through your camera lens.
No, Bhutan photography tours are open to photographers of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals. The tour can cater to your specific photography interests and skill level.
It’s recommended to bring a digital camera with interchangeable lenses to have versatility in capturing various scenes. Don’t forget extra memory cards, batteries, and a tripod for stability.
Yes, Bhutan has specific regulations for photography and videography. Your tour operator will help you obtain the necessary permits, which are often included in the tour package.
The ideal time depends on your photography preferences. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) offer pleasant weather, while winter (December to February) can be great for capturing snowscapes. Discuss your goals with your tour operator to choose the best season.
Yes, Bhutanese people are generally friendly and open to being photographed. However, it’s essential to ask for permission out of respect for their privacy and culture.
Bhutan offers diverse photography opportunities, including landscape, wildlife, architecture, portraiture, and cultural events. Your tour can be customized to focus on your preferred genres.
Group sizes can vary, but smaller groups often allow for a more personalized and intimate photography experience.
Popular photography destinations include Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang, and the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang). Your tour operator can help plan an itinerary that suits your interests.
Yes, some Bhutan photography tours include night photography sessions, especially in areas with clear night skies for astrophotography.
Dress in layers for varying temperatures, bring comfortable walking shoes, and pack camera gear, rain protection, and essentials like sunscreen and insect repellent.
Remember to discuss specific details and customize your Bhutan photography tour with your chosen tour operator to create a memorable and fulfilling experience tailored to your photography interests.
Accommodation used for Bhutan Photography Tour
Hotel in Paro
Tashi Namgay Resort. “Rediscover the uniqueness of Bhutanese tradition” As you prepare to land at the Paro International Airport, the eye-catching Tashi Namgay Resort opposite to Bhutan’s only international airport would greet you with the warmth and serenity that you hope to achieve on your visit. Read the Reviews
Hotel in Thimphu
Hotel Jumolhari in Thimphu. Experience the perfect getaway with Hotel Jumolhari, Thimphu, offering an exclusive bar, a plush spa, a gym, and an on-site restaurant located right in the middle of the City. Read the Hotel Reviews.
Hotel in Punakha
Hotel Lobesa offers nice and comfortable accommodations for travelers who are exploring the wonders of Punakha. The rooms are spacious, reminiscent of the unique charm of boutique hotels. Read the Reviews