Golden Light Photography in Chittagong
$375 tour starting at
Golden light photography in Chittagong enchanting city of Bangladesh, Known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Chittagong offers a wealth of opportunities for photographers to capture stunning golden hour shots. Chittagong itself is a perfect image. A photographer could easily spend a few days exploring Chittagong City and its surrounding areas, including the world’s largest shipbreaking yards, coastal fishing villages and the visible effects of climate change on their daily lives. Exploring an early morning sea fish market is absolutely crazy and overwhelming.
Local flea markets and evening markets are like moving colors on a canvas. Collect your stories from the township life, shipbuilding yards, salt harvesting and refining old-fashioned industries and various recycling industries. Boating on the Karnaphuli River is refreshing and meeting the sea fishermen is always interesting. From the ancient to the modern eras, Chittagong has developed a strong architectural sense. Beaches and authentic Chittagong cuisines should not be forgotten, Chittagong has a reputation for its amazing food culture and hospitality.
Sunrise at Patenga Beach Start your photography adventure by capturing the mesmerizing sunrise at Patenga Beach. As the first rays of the sun kiss the horizon, watch as the sky transforms into a palette of warm hues. Capture the golden light dancing on the waves, casting a magical glow over the sandy shores. Experiment with different angles and compositions to capture the essence of this serene moment.
Next, venture into the bustling city streets, where you’ll find a blend of old and new architecture. Photograph the iconic Shahi Jama-e-Masjid bathed in the soft morning light, highlighting its intricate design and historical significance. Explore some contemporary architecture by Muzharul Islam, Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury, Nahas Khalil and Saif Ul Haque. Explore the bustling markets and narrow alleys, where vibrant colors, bustling activities, and friendly faces await your lens.
Sunset at Foy’s Lake On the second day, head to Foy’s Lake, a popular recreational spot surrounded by lush greenery. As the sun starts to descend, seize the opportunity to capture the breathtaking sunset views. The golden light illuminates the lake’s tranquil waters, creating a captivating reflection of the surrounding landscape. Frame your shots with the silhouettes of trees, boats, or distant hills, adding depth and drama to your images.
As the golden hour transitions into the blue hour, continue photographing the lake’s serene ambiance. Experiment with long exposures to capture the gentle ripples of the water or the vibrant lights of the amusement park reflected on its surface.
Instead of Patenga Beach and Foy’s Lake, we can be at the shipbreaking yards, fishing villages, and closer to the daily life action for a photo story. We always remain very flexible to adopt changes according to your wishes and interests; and we know the area very well.
The second largest and commercially important port city of Bangladesh, standing on the northern bank of the Karnaphuli River and has the busiest seaport. Chittagong has a population of around 8.6 million (in 2017). The climate is pleasant year-round; it becomes cooler in winter and slightly hot and humid during the summer—the annual rainfall of Chittagong is an average of 2735 mm (107.7 in) per year. The Chittagong region is still off the beaten track.
October to early March would be the time for this trip. Rest of the year, the rivers and sea are quite rough for boating around the shipbreaking yards.
Throughout your two-day photography journey, immerse yourself in the unique charm of Chittagong. Interact with locals, taste traditional cuisine, and discover hidden gems that offer endless possibilities for captivating photographs. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or an aspiring enthusiast, Chittagong’s golden light will inspire and elevate your photography skills, leaving you with a collection of remarkable images and unforgettable memories.
- Tour Price
Group Size Per-person price in USD Or in BDT 1 PAX $899.00 89,900.00 2 PAX $599.00 59,900.00 4 PAX $489.00 48,900.00 6 PAX $412.00 37,500.00 1.2% to 2.5% charges will be applicable while paying by credit card.
- Reserved vehicle and driver for transfers and sightseeing
- Dhaka-Chittagong-Dhaka back-and-forth flight ticket
- One-night accommodation at a good hotel in Chittagong
- A knowledgeable English-speaking guide
- Lunch during the trip at local restaurants
- All entrance fees and necessary permits
- Bottled water, soft drinks, tea seasonal fruits and old Dhaka special snacks
- All rickshaws, boats, and local transport
Personal expenses, gratuities, and any activity not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
DeparturePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Departure TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, closed shoes, hat. Warm jacket during the winter (November to February). Raincoat/ umbrella during the rainy season (May to August). Full sleeves are always necessary while visiting any religious place, mosque, temple, church or a trip during Ramadan.