Ladakh Photography Tour

Kutch Photography Tour

Kutch Photography Tour

Lyari River - The Mars Land of India

TBA

Duration

2N/3D

Group Size

Min 3 pax | Max 7 pax

Tour Price

Rs. 16,500/- (Dual Occupancy)

*Single Occupancy available at an additional cost of Rs.6000/-
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as trains and flights to bhuj are currently fully booked, we have arranged pickup and drop from kandla airport(gujrat). kindly book your flights at the earliest.

Tour Overview

Lyari Riverbed when dries out takes us back to pre historic times with its incredible rock formations in the foreground. The Milkyway visibility is very good in this area making it an ideal location for Astrophotographers. In our Kutch Photography Tour, capture dramatic sunrise and sunsets along with star trails, milkyway and the vast landscape of Lyari riverbed.

  • Star filled Night skies
  • Off camera flash & Light painting techniques with Milkyway Photography
  • Scenic Landscapes along with dramatic sunrise and sunsets
  • Advance Landscape Photography techniques like Focus Stacking, Masking and natural color grading. 
  • Complete advance Milkyway and landscape editing workflow

Special Note: The visibility of Millyway totally depends upon the weather conditions as the weather has really become unpredictable in recent years.

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED BOTH DOSES OF COVID-VACCINE FOR THE TOUR

If you are fascinated by Stars, Galaxy and Milkyway this tour is designed for you. This is a mid level photo tour, which covers advance Landscape and Nightscape photography and editing techniques. If you want to build a strong portfolio of “Moon Land” like landscape this tour is the right choice for you. Even if you are a beginner you can join this tour as we have ‘Personal Pre Tour Support’ which clears all level of difficulties before we begin the tour. Individuals who are not photographers but avid nature-lover can also join our photography Tour to experience nature at its purest form.

Ashish Kamble is a professional photographer and educator working in photography industry since 2009 (13 years). He has trained more than 900 students (B.M.M & B.A.F.T.N.M.P) in his teaching career as a visiting faculty in colleges affiliated under Mumbai University and in his own Institution ‘LotusBeam School of Photography’. His teaching experience helps every tour participant to clear their doubts from basic to advance level. To add further support we have specially designed a Personal Pre Tour Support policy at no additional cost.

 

Our maximum group size is 3-7 participants for this tour, which allows us to give personal individual attention roughout the tour. Our mentor Ashish Kamble has explored Lyari River Bed at ground level and is familiar with the locals and locations which will help us to get the perfect shot. We try our level best to create artistic images by adding off camera flash or light painting technique, which helps our participants to create distinct looking images. We also cover post processing session which is an essential part of photography as it helps the participants to bring their visuals into reality. We make sure that you go back with a satisfying powerful portfolio. 

Personal Support

If you are a complete beginner in Milkyway photography an online lecture will be conducted before the the tour begins to clear all doubts without any extra charges. If any additional basic or advance query about the gear or technique they will be cleared via phone call to make sure you are technically prepared for the tour. 

If you are a complete beginner in Milkyway photography an online lecture will be conducted before the the tour begins to clear all doubts without any extra charges. If any additional basic or advance query about the gear or technique they will be cleared via phone call to make sure you are technically prepared for the tour. 

Ladakh Photography Tour

Kutch Photography Tour Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Bhuj

We request you to arrive in the morning so that we can arrange a group pickup and transfer you to our hotel. Final pickup time will be finalized after discussing with all the group participants. A brief introduction to Milkyway editing will be given to all participants, so that you have clear idea about the methodology to be followed while shooting on field.

 
4:00pm – Drive to Lyari Riverbed:
  • We will drive to Lyari Riverbed in daylight to capture the sunset and finalize our locations for night shoot. A brief introduction to camera gear and focus techniques will be given on field.
  • At night we will return to our location and start with Star Trail and Milkyway Photography.
Day 2: Drive to Lyari River(location 2):
  • On day 2, we will take you to a different location in Lyari Riverbed in daylight to capture the sunset and finalize our locations for night shoot.
  • At night we will return to our location and start with Star Trail and Milkyway Photography.
  • Sunrise shoot will be conducted the following morning.
 
Day 3: Tour Ends Here

After breakfast we drop our participants at the airport/Railway station. We end our tour here and head back to our home with beautiful memories and powerful photos.

TOUR PRICE: Rs. 16,500/- (Dual Occupancy)
Minimum 3 pax and Maximum 7 pax (Single occupancy can be arranged at additional cost)*

TOOLS/GEAR REQUIRED BY PARTICIPANTS:

  • DSLR or Mirror less camera
  • Sturdy Tripod
  • Wired / Wireless Camera trigger (Optional)
  • Head torch/ Torch (Optional)

THINGS TO CARRY:
Personal hygiene and care products, Medicine etc.

  • All meals, starting from Day 1 lunch to Day 3 Breakfast
  • All local transportation required during the tour
  • Photography mentorship and on field assistance fees
  • Photo review and Post Processing
  • Additional beverages, snacks etc.
  • Travel from your location to Bhuj and vice versa
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the Inclusion list
  • ₹ 10,000/- needs to be paid to book your seat 

  • ₹ 6,500/- needs to be paid 15 days prior to the tour starting date

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 75% refund of full fees if cancellation is made 45 days prior to the date of the tour.

  • 50% refund of full fees if cancellation is made 30 days prior to the date of the tour.

  • 25% refund of full fees if cancellation is made 20 days prior to the date of the tour.

  • NO refund if cancellation is made 15 days prior to the date of the tour.

1) Is this a luxury Tour?

As Lyari River bed lies in the outskirts of Bhuj area we cannot expect Luxurious hotels in the vicinity. But we have booked the best stay in the vicinity.

2) What will be our mode of transport?

If the group size is only 4 pax or smaller we travel by Innova/scorpio. If there are 6 pax or more than 6 pax we will travel by tempo traveler as they are used by locals as their mode of transport.

3) Does one needs to be fit to join your tour?
We will be traveling by car to all locations from hotel. So extreme anyone can join this tour.

4) What about accommodation?
We will be staying in a hotel with AC facility which has good ambience and connectivity. Remember Lyari river lies in the outskirts of Bhuj so we cannot expect the same accommodation which we are used to in metropolitan city.

5) What type of food will be served?

We will offer only Veg food for this tour.

6) Does it involve hiking or trekking?

Our vehicle will drive you till the photography spot which doesn’t require any long trekking or hiking. But it might include small hikes to nearby areas to find better composition which is optional. We personally don’t recommend individuals to wander alone far from the camping site. But just incase if you liked some near by location you can do small hike at your own risk, we won’t be involved in any type of additional support in whatsoever circumstances.

7) How are the road conditions?

Road conditions in Bhuj are very good.

8) Does it really get Hot cold at daytime?

The temperature sometimes crosses 42 degree thus we don’t recommend to travel in afternoon.

9) Can any one join your tour?

This tour covers many scenic spots, so if you are an avid nature-lover you will get to experience the nature at its purest form. So any one can join our tour!

10) The Mentor can communicate in which languages?

Hindi, English and Marathi.

  • Participant(s)/Guardians should understand the risks involved in any long journey activities before enrolling.
  • In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; organisers, volunteers or experts or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly with Ashish Kamble Photography and Tours shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.
  • Any expenses for all medical treatment and arrangements made by the organisers for the participants will be solely borne by the participant.
  • During the Workshop, the decision of authorised representative of Ashish Kamble Photography and Tour shall be final and binding on all participants.
  • Please be courteous to your mentor and other participants for smooth stress free Tour experience. Any discomfort please share with the organiser, we will try our level best to solve it in our capacity.
  • The participant should make the payment only once he has gone through all terms and conditions and is willing to abide by them. 
  • Smoking and moderate consumption of alcohol during leisure time is allowed during the tour. We request you not to smoke when all participants are shooting on field or are in a common meeting room. 
  • Possession of illegal drugs, weapons and other illegal substances is strictly prohibited during the tour. If found breaking this Rule, participant will be expelled from the Workshop/Tour and NO REFUND will be provided.

Tour Mentor

Ashish Kamble
Photographer & Educator