Winter Wonderland Photography – Inner Mongolia and Bashang, China


Depart: 21st December 2013, Saturday
Return: 28th December 2013, Saturday
Price from: SGD1550
Group Size : 16 max 

Tour Highlights
–  Winter landscape at Wulanbutong grassland
– The Hongshan Army Horse Farm, a typical hill grassland with an altitude of 1500meter
– Camel track during sunset
– Village of the shepherd
– JinShanLing, a section of Great Wall of China located in the Luanping County, 125km northeast of Beijing
– The Forbidden City Moat, Corners Tower, Gate of Palace

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Day 1 (D) : Depart from Changi Aiport, arrive Beijing in the noon, drive (2 hour) to Miyun or Luanping county and overnight at the county.

Day 2 (B/L/D) : Drive to Bashang (6 hour) with stopover for scenery of winter grassland, shepherd return home, sunset.  Overnight at Bashang.

Day 3 (B/L/D) : Winter landscape photography at Wulanbutong grassland. Visit villages of shepherd. Sunset shoot of camel track. Overnight at Bashang.

Day 4 (B/L/D) : Drive to  Hama Ba (2hour)  for landscape and shepherd activities. Back and overnight at Bashang.

Day 5 (B/L/D) : Whole day shoot at Wulanbutong grassland, and horseman activities. Snow-land landscape and sunset shoot. Overnight at Bashang.

Day 6 (B/L/D) : After breakfast, return to Wulanbutong grassland for last shot. Drive to Chengde (5hour) to visit a famous temple – Mini Potara Palace.  Overnight at Chengde.

Day 7 (B/L/D) : Depart to JinShanLing (3hour), clim up to the Great Wall of China for mountainous panoramic shoot. Back to  Beijing at evening. Overnight at Beijing.

Day 8 (B): Depend on flight, morning visit surrounding of The Forbidden City.  Depart to Beijing Airport


 Package Inclusions : 

– 2 ways bus transfer from Beijing to Inner Mongolia

– Fully private tour in vehicle with extra seat for photography equipment

– 7 nights accommodation at comfortable hotel, twin sharing basis

– All entrance fees and permit

– All meals as per itinerary above

– Local guides entire trip

– Xing Asia tour leader and photography assistance

Package Exclusions : 

– International flight to New Delhi, India (Participants to purchase flight tickets only upon trip confirmation)

– Visa entry to India (if applicable)

– Travel insurance (strongly recommended)

– Additional beverages (including alcohol) not included in meals

– Any other incidental expenses incurred by participants

– Tips for both driver and local guide per person (voluntary basis)


Weather : 

– Beijing temperature : 0° / -10° ; Dry and chilly

– Inner Mongolia temperature : -40° / -45° ; Dry and chilly

– Winter gear is necessary

Fitness :  

– Able to carry own photography equipment and personal chores

– Expected temperature with -45°

– Good level of physical fitness, manageable if winter gear is enough to keep warm

– Guidance for  winter gear preparation to be given during trip briefing

Gear : 

– Wide angle to tele range

– Graduated neutral density filter, Circular Polarizer (CPL), Tripod

– Suggest to carry another spare body, battery, and charger. If your equipment stops working during the trip for whatever reason, it is unlikely to find a repair shop or buy a replacement.

Flight Detail 

Suggested airline and flight detail as follow :

– Airline : Air China / Singapore Airline

– Price : Range from SGD900 to SGD1,150

– Depart : Saturday 21 Dec 2013 / Arrival time around 3pm local time

– Return : Saturday 28 Dec 2013 / Departure time around 12pm local time

**Shutter journey member would get to enjoy FREE 
Basic single trip travel insurance for the trip.

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