Budget Photography expedition shoot 6D5N (14th to 19th Jan 2014) Vietnam & Cambodia


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Budget Photography expedition shooting->6D5N (14th to 19th Jan 2014) To Paradise caves(or called Thien Duong caves) in Quang Binh-Vietnam and the seven wonders of the world(Siem Reap-Cambodia).

Those who like photography adventure but with a budget tight control and those tired from the hectic pace of city life are best for this event. This trip consists of travelling from Singapore to Vietnam as the first destination and ending up in Cambodia back to Singapore. It will be a backpacker style and moderate fitness is expected. If you have all the energy and enthusiasm for photography, join me and once no. of pax reached, we will book the flights in one shot together with all.

My email: angyinhaw@gmail.com
Mobile: +65 97900258

The whole trip will consists of three(3) flights.
SIN-->Vietnam-->Siem Reap-->SIN.

Flight details summary as below:

1) Tiger Airway Departing Jan 14, 2014 08:00 hrs(SIN) to 10:20 hrs(HAN) flight TR 2308 at$90(SGD)
2) Vietnam Airlines Departing Jan 16, 15:30hrs 16/Jan Hanoi to 17:10 Siem Reap flight VN 837 Eco. Flex $230(USD)
3) Jetstar Departing Jan 19, 15:50hrs Siem Reap(REP) to 20:25hrs Singapore(SIN) at $125(USD)

Tiger Airways - Lowest fares to Singapore, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth
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Jetstar Airways Cheap Flights, Low Fares all day everyday from the world's best Cheap Fare airline

Magical beauty of longest cave in Asia- Info from common internet

Paradise cave - Thien Duong cave is newly found in Phong Nha – Ke Bang, Quang Binh province, Vietnam and assumed to be
the largest and longest cave in Asia with the most beautiful and spectacular stalactites. Most of tourists are impressed
by the amazing beauty of the limestone formation inside this cave.
Newly discovered in Quang Binh province Vietnam, Paradise cave ( Thien Duong Cave) with 31 km in length and 150m width
makes hundreds of tourists admire its fascinating and magnificent beauty.
Discovered in 2005, after 5 years of mining and paving the up and down way, Paradise cave has been opened to tourists
since September 3, 2010. It is assumed to be the longest dry cave in Asia with many amazingly magnificent stalactites.
The cave, which is 60km to the northwest of Dong Hoi city, locates in the centre of Phong Nha – Ke Bang forest in Son
Quang Binh province, Vietnam. According to experts, Paradise cave is even more beautiful and magnificent than Phong Nha
and Tien Son caves.

Day 1 (14th Jan 2014)
Upon reaching Hanoi, we will embark to Hanoi train station for a full 10hrs train journey along the country side to Quang Binh province. Those enjoy or has never get on a train before, maybe you will like this "feeling" of writing a life's journal. Estimated to reach Quang Binh(Dong Hoi train station) at 9pm. We will have dinner and check in to a hotel for a night.

Day 2 (15th Jan 2014)
Early morning, we will have our delicious "Bee hoon" soup and Vietnam dish as breakfast and transfer to a 16 seater bus to a local market in Quang Binh to shoot their local life and street photography. Continue to Thien Duong caves in the late morning until late noon. We will have our lunch with Vietnam coffee(Traditional bit by bit dripping).Dinner with a local family if you preferred and stay one night ready for departure on 16th Jan.

Day 3 (16th Jan 2014) By TUK TUK
We will depart from Quang Binh to Hanoi airport by bus at morning 3.30am(8 - 9hrs journey)
We will take a direct flight from Hanoi to Siem Reap via Vietnam airline as mention earlier above.

Upon arriving Cambodia, we will check in hotel and have a nice cool swim before embarking for our dinner of
local steamboat buffet which not many tourist will go. And while the night is still young, you will have lots of
time to explore "PUP street" for entertainment or night market photography at your own time.

Day 4 (17th Jan 2014) BY 25 seater bus
We will shoot sunrise at world famous Angkorwat temple. Breakfast at 9am. Following by photography at Angkor Thom (The Great City). Inside Angkor Thom are the incredible ancient structures of Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, Preah Palilay, Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. This will continue until mid day and finally the day will always be ended up with a sunset shoot. For this day, we will take sunset via boat ride at Tonle sap lake. But before that along the way, We will take photo of the making of "Sticky bamboo rice" by the locals.

Day 5 (18th Jan 2014) BY 25 seater bus
Sunrise shooting at Bakheng temple follow by Ta prohm tree temple. Breakfast at about 9am.
We shall continue to Kuleun mountain with waterfall for photography. Along the way we will visit
Bantey Srei temple(Built by pink sandstone with finest ancient carving of all temple) and along the way take photo of palm sugar making. Lunch will be local friend chicken with coconut water cooked by the local stall. We will end this day with a sunset shoot at Pre Rup temple. Dinner will be international buffet cum cultural dance show. You may take photo for this event.
The night is yours.

Day 6 (19th Jan 2014) By TUK TUK
We will visit the local wet market and old market for photography. You can see the local activities of everyday business,
services and others. It's a chance for your last minute shopping. You may want to buy souvenir or some local exotic
food stuff or crafts back to your country. It's a lot more cheaper than to buyfrom airport. Lunch will a unique one cooked by a local family before depart to airport or you may extend your stay at your own time.
We will leave for airport at 1400hrs via Tuk Tuk.

Thank you,
with pride,
Ying hao

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