Photography Trip Around Dhaka
$70 per person
A photography trip around Dhaka is way more interesting than anyone can imagine. Bangladesh is a land of stories, and chaotic Dhaka would be a compact of all genres for a photographer.
Venturing into the heart of Old Dhaka, the historical district of Bangladesh’s vibrant capital city is like stepping back in time. Its narrow streets, bustling markets, and ancient architecture exude a unique charm that beckons photographers seeking to capture the essence of this captivating place.
Embarking on a photography trip around Old Dhaka is an immersive experience that unveils a tapestry of cultural heritage and living history. The district is dotted with architectural marvels like the Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manzil, and the Armenian Church, each holding stories of a bygone era waiting to be documented.
Wandering through the labyrinthine alleyways, photographers encounter an endless array of captivating scenes. The bustling Sadarghat River Port provides a glimpse into the city’s vibrant riverine life, where wooden boats navigate the Buriganga River against the backdrop of majestic sunsets. The bustling Buriganga River is a rich source of evocative street photography, capturing the daily lives of the hardworking boatmen and merchants who depend on its waters.
The narrow streets of Old Dhaka are a treasure trove of candid moments and unique characters. The fragrant spice markets, vibrant fabric shops, and sizzling street food stalls create a feast for the senses, offering ample opportunities for street and documentary photography. Each corner reveals a new story, as people from diverse backgrounds and professions converge, creating a kaleidoscope of cultures and traditions.
The rich cultural heritage of Old Dhaka is best experienced during festivals like Eid-ul-Fitr, Durga Puja, and Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year). These celebrations infuse the district with an electrifying energy, as the streets come alive with vibrant processions, traditional music, and colorful rituals. Photographers have the chance to capture moments of joy, devotion, and communal harmony during these festivities.
While exploring Old Dhaka, photographers should also make time to engage with the locals. Interacting with the residents and hearing their stories adds depth and authenticity to the visual narrative. The people of Old Dhaka, with their warm hospitality and strong community spirit, can provide invaluable insights into the district’s rich cultural tapestry.
A photography trip around Old Dhaka is a rewarding endeavor that promises a treasure trove of captivating images. It offers an opportunity to explore the intersection of history, culture, and everyday life while honing one’s photographic skills. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an enthusiast, Old Dhaka invites you to discover its hidden gems through the lens, capturing moments that will evoke a sense of wonder for years to come.
- Basic Plan
Per person trip price starts from
- 1 PAX – 160
- 2 PAX – 90
- 4 PAX – 80
- 6+ PAX – 70
DepartureYour hotel/ residence (anywhere in Dhaka city)
Departure TimeUsually at 7:00 AM (5 AM, for sun rising shots, we are flexible adjust timing according to your convenience and interests)
Return Time7:00 PM or later, depending on your energy and interests.
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.
IncludedAC vehicle with experienced chauffeur for sightseeing and transfersAll entrance fees and local permitsAll Museum TicketsAll rickshaw/ cycle / boat / local transportsBottled water, soft drinks and seasonal fruits during the sightseeingExpert English-Speaking GuideLunchTrip as per itineraryTypical Souvenir
Not IncludedAccommodation in twin sharing basis as per itineraryAll air, bus, train and launch tickets as per itineraryAny activity not mentioned in the itinerary.DinnerGratuitiesLocal guide/ escort/ experts/ academicsPersonal expenses