If coming home from an adventure with an album full of impressive photographs is top of the agenda when making travel plans, this eight-day film and photography expedition in Bhutan might just be for you. You’ll learn from award-winning photographer Michael Turek as you explore the beautiful Bhutanese valleys and immerse yourself in the bustling capital of Thimphu. Passports, lights, cameras, action…
COMO Uma Bhutan Eight-Day Film & Photography Expedition
Teaming up with Natural World Safaris and British-American photographer and Kodak Ambassador Michael Turek, COMO’s two lodges in Bhutan, COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha launch Bhutan’s first ever Film and Photography Expedition, set to run from 2 to 9 June this year.
Over the eight days, guests will be led by Turek as he shares his methods of shooting on film to encourage photographers to work ‘in the moment’, capturing their surroundings with thought and intention. From the bustling capital of Thimphu with its monuments, museums and markets to the contrasting tropical Punakha Valley and emerald valley of Paro, with its rice paddies and ancient temples, guests will capture stunning landscapes and interesting locals. There will also be walks along winding rivers to sacred monasteries and temples on sheer cliff faces.
The ‘Eight Day Film & Photography Expedition’ runs from 2 to 9 June 2019 and starts from USD 7,600 per person for single accommodation or USD 5,800 per person for twin share accommodation.
The package includes: accommodation for five nights at COMO Uma Paro and two nights at COMO Uma Punakha on a full board basis, including picnic lunches during excursion days (excluding beverages), six-and-a-half days of privately guided excursions, taking in the highlights of the Paro, Thimphu and Punakha Valleys, the private services of an experienced English-speaking Bhutanese guide, one 60-minute COMO Shambhala body treatment, private airport transfers and transport around Bhutan, all Bhutanese government visa and royalty fees, service charge and sales tax, all museum and visitor centre entry fees and road permits, a complimentary one-hour daily yoga class whilst at COMO Uma Paro (except Sundays). comohotels.com