Full Day Photography Tour
Dhaka is a fascinating mega-city of over 150 million people - one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Its lively and often chaotic streets, especially in old Dhaka, offer endless possibilities of thousands of subjects for beginners and advanced photographers. You can take this tour over and over again in search of the next perfect photo - and never run out of subjects. You will be amazed at how friendly people are and how easy it is to interact with them - and how much they love having their photos taken! Whether you are interested in street scenes, portrait photography or architecture, your experienced guide will lead you to the best places.
We, generally, on this tour, take our the photographer in the following places such as National Parliament building, Dhaka University, Curzon Hall, Lalbagh Fort, Pink Palace, the Star Mosque, Shadarghat, the Armenian Church, etc. Cruising on a boat on the Buriganga River which is the must-do thing at old Dhaka. Enjoying a Rickshaw ride through the busy and narrow streets of old Dhaka.
07.00 – 07.00 AM: Pick up from your place
Pick-up from hotel or from your nominated place and heading toward Kawran Bazar. To do the photography tour we encourage to start as early as possible in the morning and to get the real momentum and crowd of Kawran bazar 6 am is the best time.
07.30 – 08.30 AM: Kawran Bazar – the largest Vegetable wholesale market.
Photography at Kawran Bazar – the largest wholesale market of Dhaka city where all the product come from different part of Bangladesh by night and distribution system starts functioning on this market overnight, which normally get finished around 8.30 AM and it is why we will pick you very early in the morning.
08.30 – 09.00 AM: Break fast at a Local restaurant.
Breakfast on a local restaurant with local food which will give you an idea how the city dwellers start their day with a fresh and hot breakfast.
09.00 – 10.00 AM Transfer from Kawran Bazar to Shadarghat.
Just after breakfast we will take to the Tejgaon Railway Station and surrounding – a very busy train station in Dhaka city, and from the a wholesale market of fish, chicken and ducks then we will move to Shadar Ghat at Old Dhaka on the way we will do some photography in the Dhaka university area.
11.00 – 12.00 PM: Photo shooting at Shadarghat and Boat ride.
Visiting Shadar Ghat area which is interesting boat station on the Buriganga River, the only riverfront of Dhaka. Take a boat ride on the river and photograph of the movement of the people to capture how one event enter relate to another.
12.30 – 02.00 PM: Photography at Shakhari bazar and surrounding area.
Photography at Shakhari bazar, a heritage street which is famous for the culture and heritage of the Hindu community of Dhaka city, also known as Hindu Street, Tati bazar, Bonglsha bi-cycle street, – the most interesting market of Dhaka city where you can get almost anything you need. This is the largest wholesale market for street vendors who come here from every corner of the country. Also, visit Mowlovi Bazar – another interesting general wholesale market in Old Dhaka.
02.00 – 02.30 PM: Lunch Break
Lunch at a local restaurant with mouthwatering local food.
02.45 – 03.30 PM: Star Mosque, Armenian Church
Photography at star mosque, Armenian church, and Badamtoli fruit market then Islampur – the largest wholesale clothing market of Dhaka city,
04.00 – 05.00 PM: End of the tour and drop at your place.
Drop at the hotel. End of Dhaka photography tour.
Air-conditioned car and driver.
All rickshaw and boat rides.
English speaking guide.
All sites entrance fees.
Lunch on a local restaurant (authentic local food).
Bottle of drinking water.
What's not Included?
The places mentioned above for the photography tour are not the only places. Dhaka city as a whole is a paradise for professional and amateur photographer. There are numerous places for photography in the Dhaka city where you will always run for your next perfect shot but yet you would felt repentant ahh !!! I missed that shot ???????
What If I Am not a Professional Photographer.
It is recommended to book this tour regardless you are a serious photographer or amateur, just need a strong interest on photographing people and general life.
Who will be your guide ?
An English speaking guide will accompany you, who is also a amateur photographer will take you to all the places listed in the itinerary which are very much photogenic. He is equally able to take the decision to take you any part of the old Dhaka instantly based on your photography subject. You just express your photography topic he will do the rest.
Quickest way to move at Old Dhaka.
This is basically a walking tour. We will simply transport you to and from the start and end location with an air-conditioned car. To cover many sites we will move by rickshaw or other best and quick means of transport. But be prepared to walk a lot, and wear shoes accordingly due to the abnoraml trafic in the old Dhaka.
Flexibility on changing the tour outline.
Itinerary of the tour is just an outline of our tour plan but it could be changed depending on your interest or traffic situation but will try to follow the given outline
Lunch will be at local restaurant to experience of our local delicious food. There will be various type of food despite Biriani is one of the top rated food that tourists like to have.
Pick-up time and Place
We will pick you up from any part of the Dhaka.
No Advance payment Required
No advance payment required to confirm the booking if you are already in Bangladesh. But we request you if in any case you want to cancel the booking please call us soonest possible time.
What to ware ?
As Bangladesh is a majority Muslim country and has a conservative attitude toward dress. In this regard, a modest dress is always welcomed. In the metropolitan cities western dress will not be any problem but in the rural area better to be a bit modestly dressed to receive respect from the locals.
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