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Himachal Pradesh Photography Tour

himachal pradesh photography tour, photography tour, photo tourIf you wish to capture the beauty of Himalayan Range, lifestyle of villages in mountains or just chill out and enjoy your holiday, Himachal is always the preference among travelers and photographers. Know that Himachal is one of the few states that had remained largely untouched by external customs, largely due to its difficult terrain. Himachal is blessed with pristine cultural heritage and natural beauty and you can capture them in your camera and cherish them throughout your life.

We can custom make your photography tours to Himachal Pradesh as per your interest. Be it theme based photography tour dedicated to Buddhist religion and lifestyle or Be it street photography at the narrow and tiny markets while breathing fresh air and sipping hot chai (tea), we at Photography tours are always in your service.

Here we have jotted down the most popular Himachal Tribal Circuit Photography tour. The Tribal Circuit of Himachal has highly diversified natural beauty. You will see lush green terrains, Rocky Mountains, beautiful lakes, golden deserts, century’s old monasteries when going through this charismatic tour.

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla - Sarahan - Sangla - Kalpa - Tabo - Dhankar - Lalung - Kaza - Kunzum La - Chatru - Rohtang Pass - Manali - Kullu – Delhi

Fairs and Festivals photography tours of Himachal Pradesh :  Ages of rich tradition, warm and hospitable people, a landscape of breathtaking variety and beauty - all combine to pack each year in Himachal with a variety of fairs, festivals and celebrations. There are some 2000 deities worshipped in Himachal and numerous Fairs & Festivals are held in their honor. From religion to himachal photography tour, himachal photo tour, himachal tour, himachal pradesh photography tourstrade, from seasons to sports - and month by month - here is a joyous celebration of life.  We at Photography tours organize some fixed departure photography tours in order to participate in grand celebration of joyous life at Himachal Pradesh. Contact Us

Lossar festival photography tours : Ritual dances and an unbelievably rich imagery mark Lossar. This is celebrated in Buddhist areas throughout the state while Lahaul's monasteries have some of the most spectacular performances. On its eve, the stylized chhaam dance with elaborate costumes and masks, commemorate the assassination of the cruel Tibetan king, Langdarma of the 9th century. Often - though wrongly - called 'the devil dance', it symbolizes the triumph of good over evil.

Phagli festival photography tours : On a mid-night towards the end of Paush (December-January), Phagli begins in Lahaul's Pattan valley with snow being packed in a conical basket - kilta. This is upturned on the roof, this resembles a Shivalinga. Shiva, Naga and the goddess, Hidimba are worshipped, and the younger generation mark this by venerating the village elders. Chhang and lugari, locally brewed liquors flow freely, and ritual dishes are eaten. Kinnaur's Sazi (or Sazo), also comes at around this time.

PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR TO HIMACHAL

 

OPTION 1: PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Day 1: Arrival Delhi - overnight stay in delhi. if arriving in the morning then proceed to chandigarh. Chandigarh- Pragpur - 3 hrs

Pick up from Chandigarh Airport and drive to Pragpur. Stay at The Judge”s Court, a Country Manor at an elevation of 2000 ft in Kangra Valley. This heritage property has an ancestral cottage and Country Manor built by Bhandari Ram for his son Justice Sir Jai Lal. Lovingly restored to its former glory, it is one of the most exclusive places in Himachal. Explore the heritage village of Pragpur. Overnight at TPragpur.

Day 2: Leave for Palampur / Mcleodganj / Dharamshala for en route photography sessions - 3 hrs travelling time.

Leave after an early breakfast. Photography begins by Visiting the Jwalamukhi Temple photography, considered as one of the most sacred temples of North India. There is no idol in this picturesquely located temple, photography to himachal only the flame that ignites the temple is considered as manifestation of the Goddess. You can visit the Chintpurni Temple Dharamshala Mahanta, Kangra Fort and Haripur, the cradle of the Kangra school of Paintings. The Jwalamukhi Temple & Kangra Fort is must-see. If you dont want to photography temples we will opt for landscape photography. Overnight at Palampur/ Mcleodganj/Dharamshala.Optional Excursions around Pragpur for photography "Dada Siba - Chinor" reached by a scenic road. "Dada Siba" has an old Temple with beautiful Kangra murals on the inner walls and impressive ruins. Chinor has water mills to grind corn. himachal pradesh photography tour "River Beas" at Chamba- Patan near Garli flows through beautiful countryside. Famous for Mahaseer fishing The road leads to Chamba-Pattan on the banks of river Beas where boat rides are possible. "Meri" (Baba Bharwagh Singh) for exorcising the evil spirit "Masroor" Rock cut Temples of the style of Ellora.

Day 3: Palampur PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. Palampur is the tea capital of northwest India but tea is just one aspect that makes Palampur a special interest place. Abundance of water and proximity to the mountains has endowed it with mild climate. Palampur is also hometown of Capt. Vikram Batra who was awarded Paramvir Chakra. The town has derived its name from the local word palum, meaning lots of water. There are numerous streams flowing from the mountains to the plains from Palampur. Palampur to himachal tour The combination of greenery and water gives Palampur a distinctive look. Palampur is at the confluence of the plains and the hills and so the scenery shows the contrast: plains on one side and the majestic snow-covered hills on the other side. In the backdrop of this beautiful town stands the Dhauladhar mountain range, which remains snow-covered for most part of the year. overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 4: Palampur Photography tour

Optional Excursions: Trihund peak/Udichi Huts: (77 kms), Just below the snowline lies the picturesque locale the Trihund peak afoot of the perpetually snowclad Dhauladhar and height of 2,827 meters. The snowline starts at the Iilaqa-5kms from Trihund and affords breathtaking view of snow above the valley below. It is a popular picnic and trekking spot with its breathtaking views and lovely forest rest house (about 10kms). Another place to visits is Kunal Pathari. Photography tour Not far Kotwali Bazaar is the Little Rock temple dedicated to the local goddess (about 3kms away). Dall lake: (71 kms from Taragrah), The pretty lake is a picturesque picnic spot surrounded by forest of pine and connected with a motorable road. It is good base for those who wish to do some trekking. Dall lake not so large as its illustrious namesake in Kashmir, the lake lying admit the hill and surrounded by fir trees, has certain charms all of its own close to the cantonment, the annual fair in September (about 11 kms away),is largely attended by gaddis and other hillmen. Photography tour himachal It also provides good trekking base. For the peace lovers, there lies a tranquil ashram complex set up by a great exponent of the Gita-Swami Chim- ayananda also known as Chinmaya Tapovan. Tashijong Monastery: (3 kms) where you could see the Tibetian Carpet Weaving factory and Tanka paintings. You could also meet the 19 Year old incarnated guru. Dharamshala: (60 kms) Pine Forest covers the hills sides and numerous streams cut a path through them allowing for exciting opportunities for fishing. Here is a hill resort so marvelously alive, yet so contemplative, that the Dalai Lama the leader of the Buddhist faith has made it his residence.

Day 5: Palampur - Dalhousie

After an early breakfast depart around 8 am for Dalhousie - lunch can be had en-route at a number of quaint little dhabas. Reach Dalhousie approx around 3 or 4 pm. Relax and watch the sunset from the lovely lawn. Dalhousie is a quaint hill station that offers magnificent views of the Chamba Valley and the spectacular Dhauladhar range. Named after Lord Dalhousie, the erstwhile Governor of Punjab, Dalhousie still retains its old world British charm and a lush green cover of pine, deodar and oak trees that adorn its winding roads and Valleys. Overnight at Dalhousie.

Day 6: Palampur Dalhousie Photography

Visit the Khajjiar, Chamba and Kalatope Wildlife Sanctuary. Lunch can be had in the small restaurants or dhabas that are found everywhere. The Kalatope Wildlife Sanctuary has barking deer, ghoral, Himalayan black bear and large avifauna population. Other sights include the beautiful churches, Bakrota, Panchpula and Bara Pathar. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Dalhousie Photography

Relax or complete excursion of Chamba and Khajjiar. From the road the turf slopes away, gently, into a great, green, bowl hemmed in by the dark sentinels of the deodar trees, the revered cedars of the Himalayas. Local sightseeing: Khajjiar meadow, Lakshmi Narayan & Chamundadevi Temples, Bhuri Museum and many more. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Dalhousie- Amritsar

Leave Dalhousie early in the morning by 8 am. Arrive at Amritsar and check into your hotel. Proceed to Wagah border. Located on the Indo-Pakistan border, Wagah is 35 kilometres from the Amritsar main town. Must watch: The change of guards and the flag hoisting and lowering activities which are done with great skill and precision by the border security forces of both the countries. A site you cannot afford to miss. A visit to the Golden Temple in the evening during sunset. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Amritsar Depart

If time permits, visit the Golden Temple in the morning and transfer for return flight to onward destination.

Best Month to Travel : January , February , March , April , May , June , October , November , December

Option 1

INR 81,500 USD 1250 PER PERSON

PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDED TOUR

Accommodation as per the itinerary

Breakfast

Transportation for complete tour by car

Professional guide for tour

HOTEL: STAY WILL BE IN BUDGET CATEGORY.

Option 2

INR 1,38,500 USD 2130 PER PERSON

PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Accommodation as per the itinerary

Breakfast

transportation for complete tour

Train tkt Ac chair car or Third Ac

Professional photographer for compete tour

Photography lessons every evening

HOTEL : STAY WILL BE IN BUDGET CATEGORY

IF YOU WISH TO UPGRADE YOUR STAY IN THE MENTIONED COTTAGE IN DAY ONE THEN ADDITIONAL AMOUNT OF USD 100 WILL BE APPLICABLE.