Bangladesh Rakher Upobash Photo Trip
Join us for an unforgettable journey to witness the spectacular Rakher Upobash festival in Bangladesh, a Hindu religious celebration of lights, faith and devotion. You will be guided by Danny Wong, an award-winning travel photographer who has captured the beauty and diversity of cultures around the world. Danny will share his tips and tricks on how to capture stunning images of the festival, as well as the people and landscapes of Bangladesh. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Shri Loknath Brahmachari Ashram, where thousands of devotees gather to pray with burning incense and oil lamps, creating a breathtaking ambiance. This is a rare chance to experience and document one of the most unique and colorful festivals in the world, with the expert guidance of a professional photographer. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to join the Bangladesh Rakher Upobash Photo Trip with Danny Wong!
Date: 10 - 17 November 2023 (8 days 6 nights)
Price: RM4660.00 (Twin Sharing), RM5260.00 (Single)
*Price inclusive of accommodation, ground transportation, meals, ground arrangement.
*Price exclusive of international air ticket, personal travel insurance & tips.
Recommended Flight Booking Detail (Self): Kuala Lumpur - Dhaka
Depart: 10th/November/2023, 9:20am (KUL) - 11:20am (DAC) [Malaysia Airlines] (MH102)
Return: 17th/November/2023, 12:50am (DAC) - 6:50am (KUL) [Malaysia Airlines] (MH197)
For more information, please join our trip Introduction session on 7/Oct/2023.
Date: 7th Oct 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: Level 3A, No. 6-2-01, Canon Tower UOA Business Park (Tower 6), Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor.
Malaysia – Dhaka
10/11/2023: Upon arrival, immediately transfer to the hotel, after lunch free and easy for street photography.
Dhaka – Brick Factory – Lokenath Brahmachari Ashram Temple
11/11/2023: Proceed to TT Para slum for shooting in the morning, then continue to visit Lokenath
Brahmachari Ashram Temple for shooting the ritual ceremony by the Hindus called Rakher
Upobash, a prayer with burning lights and flowers.
Dhaka – Gabtoli loading dock – Tannery
12/11/2023: Proceed to Gabtoli loading docks in the morning, continue to shoot at the tannery afternoon.
Dhaka – Charkaliganj Ship Dockyard
13/11/2023: Wake up early proceed to Charkaliganj ship dockyard. Whole day excursion within the dockyard.
Dhaka – Narayanganj – Dhaka
14/11/2023: Approximately 3 hours' drive to a Hindu temple situated in Narayanganj for Rakher Upobash.
Dhaka – Damrai
15/11/2023: A day trip to the outskirts of Dhaka, rice paddy sun-dried process and pottery square be found.
Dhaka – National Mosque – TT Para Slum & Market
16/11/2023: Shooting at TT Para slum to shoot city life and wet market by the railway in the morning, then
visit Baitul Mukkaram National Mosque and photograph the Friday prayer, then continue to lastly
transfer to the airport for home.
Dhaka – Kuala Lumpur
17/11/2023: Home sweet home.