Abode in the Clouds- Sikkim - April-2021

April 20, 2021 (10:30 a.m.) to April 25, 2021 (1:30 p.m.)


April 20, 2021 (10:30 a.m.) to April 25, 2021 (1:30 p.m.)


Gangtok (2 nights) – Lachen (1 Night) – Lachung (1 night) – Gangtok (1 Night)



Last registration date:

April 15, 2021

Led by:

Dheeraj Paul


“Abode in the Clouds” – Guided Photo-Experience to North Sikkim, led by acclaimed Mentor Dheeraj Paul @ Indian Photo Tours

Highlights of The Photo Expedition

Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states in the North-East India offering a variety of sights, activities for any budding photographer. The tranquility and beauty of the Himalayan Mountains is the abode in the clouds and that’s where out Guided Photography Tour takes you…

The northern remote regions of this magnificent state offers its enchanting lakes, impressive view points and beautiful monasteries and glimpse of traditional Buddhist culture. We will have plenty of locations to any Photographer’s delight - amazing landscape and villages for exciting portraits/ slice of life images as well as to mesmerising & charming beauty of ever changing glaciers enveloped by steep snow-capped mountains, resting between a bright green carpet of alpine forests.

We uncover the untouched beauty of the villages of Lachen and Lachung that offer old-world charm of the past, and the welcoming streets & smiles of the local people - for your portraits, nestled amidst acres of lush green forest for its unmatched experience and sights to beholds.

Hours will be invested in photographing these people, culture, villages, waterfalls, lakes, beautiful green lush hills, tea gardens and valleys, shrouded in a layer of occasional fog. Our photographic adventure is ideal for those seeking a journey with unparalleled photographic opportunities, guided photo-shoots & cultural photo-experiences. The participants will learn to use their camera the way most professionals would use it under complete & continuous guidance of acclaimed photography mentor and Sony Brand Ambassador Dheeraj Paul.

This Expedition follows the Itinerary : Gangtok (2 nights) – Lachen (1 Night) – Lachung (1 night) – Gangtok (1 Night) .

Photo-Expedition Details:

Category: Master Class /People/Travel/Guided Photo-Expedition/Culture/Landscape

Duration: 6 Days / 5 nights inclusive of all meals & hot beverages /stay on double occupancy basis

Inland Travel: By MUV (Innova) or equivalent

Tour Dates: 20th to 25th of April 2021 / Duration : 6 Days / 5 nights

Strict Covid safe protocols will be followed including usage of face masks & hand sanitizers along with physical distancing.

Non Inclusions : Personal expenses such as Single occupancy , vehicle usage other than tor program , laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water, drinks, any adventure activities like rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, Ropeway etc. Entrance and camera Fees for monuments and Guide charges.


Cost per participant - ₹54,999/- per participant on double occupancy basis (Ex- Bagdogra or Gangtok airport ).

Sony Alpha users - First Time attendees Pay : 50% of the above cost.

Repeat Photo-Tour participants get 25% off on the above tour costs.

Group assembles at Bagdogra Airport on 20th of April 2020 Max by 10.30 AM for onwards transfer to Gangtok. Tour ends on 25th April 2021 post breakfast and subsequent transfers to the airport.


If you want to be on this Master Class & Guided Photography Experiences and require any assistance/information, call Indian Photo Tours at 9910903636 / 9811044788 or write to them at events@indianphototours.com

Last date of Registration : 15/04/2021


Gangtok (2 nights) – Lachen (1 Night) – Lachung (1 night) – Gangtok (1 Night)

  1. Sanjiv Bhandula
    Phone: 9910903636
    Email: sanjiv@indianphototours.com

About Dheeraj Paul

Dheeraj Paul was born in 1974 in Delhi into one of the most well known and respected photography family in India. He has a vast multitude of experience in editorial and advertising photography spanning close to three decades. He is a prominent and acknowledged voice in the contemporary photography community in India with his mentorship influencing new and upcoming photographers. He is also the brand ambassador for Sony Alpha photography and the Founding Director at Indian Photo Tours where he leads guided photo expeditions and masterclass for photo enthusiasts. With a goal to capture moments in daily life, he specialises in people, travel, fine-art, food and architecture photography. Due to his early induction into photography with indoor photography, he is also an expert in indoor lighting setups. He also teaches advanced photography at the AJK Mass Communication and Research Centre at the Jamia Milia Islamia University of Delhi. His diverse experience has made him a widely renowned photographer mentor today. He has been a part of the jury for the International Sony Photography Awards 2014 and 2015. He has also been invited thrice in a row for the International Jury by the Humanity Photo Awards 2009, 2011 and 2013 in China co-organised by UNESCO. His work has been critically and widely acclaimed. He has a wide range of published books including “Around India’s First Table - Dining and entertainment at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, “The Golden Temple- A Gift to Humanity”, “The Art of Indian Cuisine” and many more to his name.