COST DETAILS: $3600 (twin share based on 8 participants, including internal flights). $ 870 (Single Supplement). $150 (Tip Kitty)
The cost of the expedition-workshop includes photo shoots, editing and multimedia guidance, internal flights (Delhi-Varanasi-Delhi), vehicles in Mathura and Varanasi, transfer services from airport-hotel-airport, hotel accommodation with breakfast, and local fixers (subject to locations). It does not include meals, any expenses of personal nature, laundry, or any beverages.
Deposit: A deposit of $800 is required to secure a place on the The Sacred: Varanasi & Vrindavan Photo Expedition-Workshop. This down payment is not refundable once paid because flights have to be booked, and down payments to hotels have to made.
Important Notice: This photo expedition-workshop is not open for starting photographers, nor for first-timers to India. It is for self-starters, comfortable to work in large crowds and already familiar with India.
The Travel Agent: Our travel agent is based in Delhi, and is used by The Travel Photographer for all its photo expeditions in India.
A Note On Our Hotel Accommodations: We shall be staying in luxury and resort hotels during this photo-expedition. All rooms have attached private baths. Hotel information is available on request.
This is a multi-part event, in which we immerse ourselves in documenting the street theaters in two of the most sacred cities in India: Vrindavan and Varanasi, the esoteric cultures of the real and fake sadhus who proliferate these sacred cities, the tradition of widow exiling to ashrams. The second part of the trip will see us documenting the exuberance of the Holi festival in Vrinadavan, Barsana and Mathura.