Discover Dhaka Photography Expedition

A unique photo experience in the heart of South Asia

Dhaka is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. With its colorful history and rich cultural traditions. Today it has grown into a mega city of about 8.5 million people, with an area of about 1353 sq. km. It is the beating heart of Bangladesh, filled with colourful cycle rickshaws, street vendors, markets and some of Dhaka’s most iconic colonial buildings. It is the sort of place you could return to repeatedly and come away with completely different images. The most exciting things on the trip to photography on Asia’s largest shipyard, Traditional Brick factories, Daily labor carrying coad in the coal port, the daily life of slum people in the biggest slum in Dhaka, people, daily life, Street of the old Dhaka and the culture with amazing photography opportunities.

Tour Highlights

  • Old Dhaka City Heritage.

  • Asia’s Largest  Shipyard.

  • Traditional Brick Factories.

  • Daily labor carry coal

  • Leather Processing

  • Life in the Biggest slum of Dhaka.
  • Street of Old Dhaka City

  • Riverside life & Vegetables Market

  Trip Date

Date: Round The Year

Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
Extension: 2-5 days extension available

  Tour Type

Photography Tour & Workshop
Private Tour
One Photographer Guide

 Skill Level

Suitable for ALL Skill Levels,
Novice to Advanced or
Beginner to Professional Photographer.

  Physical Fitness

Easy to Moderate,

Suitable For Any Mature Age Level.

Discover Dhaka Photo Tour Itinerary

Let’s discover the world most unexplored the City

Day 01: Arrival Dhaka, Bangladesh

A Image Tours representative will greet you at the airport then take you to the hotel for check-in. this afternoon Introduce with our Photo guide, Mr. Yousuf Tushar then followed by your first photoshoot at old Dhaka city, Peoples & their costume, rickshaws. Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh, World’s most population density city but peoples are the most friendly so it’s easier for you to capture people’s photos.
A special Welcome Dinner & Enjoy the slideshow presentation by Yousuf Tushar, interact with Tushar you will get more information and idea which will be helpful for your journey.
Photoshoot: Rikshaws (tri wheeler bicycle), Peoples, Traditional Costumes, Streets Photography.

Day 02:  Shipyard, Dhaka

In the morning explore the old Dhaka city riverside, it looks like a 200-year-old riverside city, you will capture hundreds of people crossing the river by local small boats and many boats anchored like flowers on the river bed, also capturing the markets and activities of the riverside. Next, we will enter the Shipyard, a slum home to Asia’s largest shipyard. A labyrinth-like city in which giant skeletons of old ships provide work for around 15,000 workers, with the task of dismantling ships, and repairing and creating new boats with the recovered parts. (B.L.D.)
Photoshoot: Spring festival, Portraits of girls & women, country boats, Shipyard.

Day 03: Coal Port – Slums

Morning session explores riverside port where every day more than 3000 daily labors come here to unloading black coals, bricks and sands carry on their heads from lighter vessels. The second session enters the leather processing area where people dry leather in the sun and leather workers work in small industries. Next, we will visit the Plastic recycling area where men, women & children work on plastic recycling, sitting in stacks of plastic bottles cleaning and sorting thousands of plastic bottles. (B.L.D.)

Photoshoot: Daily labors carry coals by the head, Leather Processing & Plastic Recycling.

Day 04: Brick Factories

Around 300 brick fields surround Dhaka city, where brick laborers make brick by hand in traditional processes. Clay to red brick-making process using the mold, you will explore every step of brick-making. After making raw bricks by hand stack them in rows to dry in the sun, after drying in the sun raw bricks are carried by workers on head to the brick kiln by a line for burning. You will also capture portraits of workers with red dust covering their faces, brick laborers living conditions in small slums around the brick field. Next, explores the local train station and street photography. (B.L.D.)

Photoshoot: Brick-field, Red bricks carry by the head, Train station & Street.

Day 05: Chicken Market & Life in Train Track Slum – Departure

Early morning explore the chicken market. In this market poultry vendors display live chickens in pyramid-shaped baskets made of twine so that customers can buy the chicken of their choice. Next, Train Track Slum; In Dhaka city has few slums, The train track slum is one of the biggest and very interesting for photography. In this slum, you will explore slum people’s tent houses beside train lines and their daily life activities such as cooking, taking baths, daily bazaar, children playing on the train line, and more. According to your individual Flight departure time, we will drop you at the airport and bid a fond farewell. We hope your unforgettable memories call you again to this land and show your Bangladesh’s great images. (B.L.D.)

Photoshoot: Chicken Market and Daily Life of Slum People in Dhaka.

Learn post-processing like a pro

We know what your images need

Bring the touch of perfection to your digital images

Our photography expeditions are not only a simple photo trip it’s a photography workshop. Whether you are a beginner, keen amateur or professional photographer we want you to get the best possible pictures on every our tour. Each of our participants will get the right infield guidance from understanding all camera settings, creating outstanding compositions, perfect exposer on the different light conditions, developing a personal style to finalizing ideas in image editing software.

We also put emphasis on Image Post-Processing which is extremely important nowadays. We will hold post-processing panels where we will teach you the workflows in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom and some additional plug-ins we use to make your pictures stand well apart from the rest. We will try to allow enough time for you to post-process your pictures while on the tour, and hopefully you will go home with your prime shots ready for the showcase.

You will learn how to

  • Organize your photos efficiently and speed up your workflow
  • Develop RAW files with Lightroom and Photoshop and apply initial adjustments
  • Use the selection, sharpening and retouching tools properly
  • Blend multiple exposures in Lightroom and Photoshop using various techniques (HDR, luminosity masks)
  • Stylize your images to give them your own artistic signature
  • Apply various image effects… and much more

Tour Price

Private trip: For One/Single Person USD 2500
For Two Persons, Twin Share Room USD 3250
For Private Group Negotiable.

Included in the Cost

  • English Speaking Professional Photographer Guide.
  • 4- Star Hotel Accommodations.

  • Local Transport by Minibus.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. (B.L.D.)

  • Drinking-Water and soft drinks.

Not Included in the Cost

  • International Flight.
  • Visa fee.
  • Personal cost & laundry services.
  • Gratuities for Photo Guides, and drivers.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Equipment and baggage insurance.


Tushar is recognized as one of the leading freelance documentary photographers based in Bangladesh. As well as he is a Travel & Art photographer, writer, instructor, organizer, and judge of National & international photography competitions. He has years of experience guiding photo tours & workshops. His wide & long-time experience in Travel photography, Organizing, teaching, and prestigious international award-winning made him one of the best photographers in Bangladesh. He has excellent knowledge about perfect places to capture a photo of every place in Bangladesh. He loves to help with hands-on experience in a Creative learning environment while out in the field, and he absolutely loves leading photo tours! Since 2000 he has been working full-time professional photographer, over this time he has traveled to many countries as a travel photographer. His works published Times UK, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Forbes magazine, BBC, National Geographic, Daily Mail, Sunday Post, Express UK, The Sun, The Atlantic, USA Today, and renowned international photo agencies. His photographs exhibited different international photo exhibitions in Asia, Europe & USA. He has owned more than a hundred National & International prestigious photographic awards including HPA-UNESCO china, Emirates photo contest, Asahi Shimbun Japan, United Nations IYC Singapore, People & Planet Australia, PX3 Paris, CBRE Urban photographer of the year, Link Lady, SIENA International, A Photo Reporter, New York-Manhattan, celebrating Life Bangladesh and numerous FIAP & PSA patronage Award. Presently he is the Secretary-General & FIAP Liaison officer of Bangladesh Photographic Society. More Details about him

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