Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Day XPre-tour briefing about the attractions of the tour, safety precautions for the equipment and photographers during the tour, travelling instructions to/from your city to Kathmandu etc. These discussions can be made via WhatsApp group, e-mail, telephone after reservation of seat. Tour will start from Kathmandu and will end at Kathmandu.
Day 1 (11.04.2018)Arrive to Bhaktapur 2:00 PM Lunch and briefing about the event 2:30 Proceed to Durbar Squire and roam around the places and temples 4:00 PM Proceed to Taumadhi Square where two chariots are pulled on 7:00 PM Come back to hotel 7:30 Dinner
Day 2 (12.04.2018)6:30 AM Proceed to Pashupati Temple for worshiping Lord Shiva 10:30 AM Move to Patan Darwar Square. Visit Museum and Golden Temple 2:00 PM Back to hotel 2:30 PM Lunch 4:00 PM Out for shooting daily life 7:00 PM Come back to hotel 8:00 PM Dinner
Day 3 (13.04.2018)6:00 AM Early morning walk around two and a half Km through the lanes to Dattatrya Square Shooting daily life 8:00 AM Back to the hotel for breakfast. 10:30 AM Move to Pottery Square for shooting Yoshin Pole (Linga up) 1:30 PM Lunch 3:00 PM Move to Leshing Khel for Yoshin Pole (Linga up) 9:00 PM Back to hotel (Safe yourself) 9:30 PM Dinner
Day 4 (14.04.2018) Nepali New Year6:30 AM Breakfast 7:00 AM Sacrifice day at Yoshin Khel 12:00 Noon Back to hotel 1:00 PM Lunch 2:30 PM Move to Yoshin Khel for pulling down the Linga (Linga Down) 8:00 PM Back to Hotel 9:00 PM Dinner 10:00 PM Move to Thimi to capture “Mahal Jatra” 01:30 AM Back to hotel
Day 5 (15.04.2018)6:00 AM Breakfast (Packed) 6:30 AM Move to Thimi for Sindur Jatra 12:30 PM Back to hotel for a quick shower 1:00 PM Noon Lunch 1:30 PM Move to Thimi for Tongue Pierced 5:00 PM Back to Hotel 8:30 PM Dinner
***Please note that the timings of the rituals can change slightly according to the present situations of the festival. The mentor will guide you throughout the festival.
11th to 15th April 2018.
Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal.
For Indian Participants
For International Participants
Maximum 6 participants
English, Hindi & Bengali
Meet Your Instructor
Apratim Saha is a contributing photographer for National Geographic Stock Photography, Getty Images and Stocksy United. He is a Brand Ambassador and mentor for Tamron and Datacolor. He has over 30 years of experience, from traditional film to digital photography. He is a commercial photographer specializing in people photography, portraiture, lifestyle & editorial clients. Besides commercial works, Apratim also shoots other subjects that stimulate his visual or emotional sensibilities.