Set out into the lush mountains of Bhutan with National Geographic photographer Chris Rainier to shoot images of exquisite temples, villages untouched by time, and towering Himalayas. As you explore together, Chris will share photography tips and techniques to help you improve your skills. Capture scenes from a lively market, or saffron-robed monks against the backdrop of white-washed dzongs. Venture into mystical forests where wild moss creates an otherworldly atmosphere, and photograph breathtaking panoramas of snow-clad peaks from a high mountain pass.
# Photograph the exquisite carvings and sculptures of the newly renovated Gangtey Gonpa temple.
# Capture images of daily life in Bhutan on hikes to local villages and excursions to lively markets.
# Watch students create thangka paintings and expressive masks at a school for traditional arts.
# Mingle with community leaders and government dignitaries at a banquet dinner and gain insight into modern Bhutan.