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Phuket Vegetarian Festival (5D4N) [Confirmed Departure]

Brace yourself for an experience of a lifetime at one of Thailand’s most extreme and bizarre festivals – the Phuket Vegetarian Festival.
A lively and colourful event which celebrates the religious Nine Emperors Gods as well as community’s abstinence from meat. 

Expect the unexpected as you immerse yourself in exciting and fascinating festival highlights such as firewalking, body piercing and other acts of self-mortification, and get to capture all the unforgettable action in photos.

This photo-workshop is led by Canon Imaging Academy resident instructor, Lance Leong.
He will share and demonstrate what it takes to shoot in crowds, capture the iconic festive moments as well as sharing insights to develop your photography style.

Workshop fees -> SGD $490/pax (fees does not include flight, transport, meals and accommodation)

Accommodation wise, registering participants can choose one from the 2 accommodation options below.

single room local serviced apartment, same location as workshop leader Lance (sgd$120 for 4 nights) - book through workshop travel agency upon registration (total payable $610)

OR

single room 4 star hotel Metropole Phuket - self booking online for dates: 04-08 Oct 2019

Please email to cia@canon.com.sg for registration.

Kindly indicate the following.

- Name (as in passport):
- Gender:
- Contact:
- Camera model:
- Title of photography trip:
- Accommodation opt: local service apartment/4 star hotel

Upon registration, you will be advised on how to make payment directly to our license tour agent for this trip - Unusual Expedition (TA 02513)

- Workshop/Tuition fees
- One-time Complimentary 1x camera sensor cleaning and 2 lenses general check, valid within a month after the trip (for Canon DSLR / mirrorless users only)

 

 

- Return International Air Ticket
- Hotel Accommodation
- All meals and beverages incurred during this trip
- Any Private Expenses
- Room Service Fees
- Porter Services
- Visa Fees (If Applicable)
- Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory – Self Purchased)
- Any local photography fees (If applicable)

04 Oct -
Upon arrival on Phuket Island, everyone self-help land transfer from Phuket airport to Phuket Old Town (est 1hr journey).
Check in 4-star hotel or designated local apartment from 2pm onwards.
Early arrivers can meet instructor upon mobile contact, at the designated local apartment.
Meeting time 4pm for welcome & brief for photo-shoot.
Dinner after photo shoot. Rest for the day.

05 Oct -
Morning procession shoot. Rally & meet for lunch.
Rest time/Photo edit
Afternoon scheduled meet-up with Lance.
Meet up for brief, follow by evening photo-shoot.
Late dinner after shoot. Rest for the day.

06 Oct -
Morning procession shoot. Rally & meet for lunch.
Rest time/Photo edit
Afternoon scheduled meet-up with Lance.
Meet up for brief, follow by evening photo-shoot.
Late dinner after shoot. Rest for the day.

07 Oct -
Morning procession shoot. Rally & meet for lunch.
Afternoon scheduled meet-up with Lance.
Group meet for dinner.
Night photo-shoot, expected to last past midnight till wee hours.
Return to respective rooms rest for the day.

08 Oct - Morning rest and self help breakfast. Check out hotel/apartment after 12pm.
Workshop closure. Free & easy.

Special note: You can arrange returning flights from 1pm onwards.
Do allow 1hr land transfer from phuket old town to international airport. Home sweet home.

All International are excluded in the tour fees.

Suggested flight details & flight carrier: Singapore Airlines (https://www.singaporeair.com/)

Meeting Place: Phuket Old Town.
*Please factor 1-hr land transfer from Phuket International Airport to Phuket Old Town.

Departure Flight no:SQ5060 //04 Oct 2019
SIN( 09:50 )→HKT( 10:45 )1 hrs 55mins

Return Flight no: SQ5053 //08 Oct 2019
HKT( 14:55 )→SIN( 17:40 ) 1 hrs 45mins

Special note: Please hold the flight ticket purchase until you have received confirmation from tour leader to proceed on.

Unusual Expedition Pte Ltd

TA license no: TA02513

  • Workshop is OPEN to the general public.
  • Tour package is quoted based on a minimum of 8 participants. Should there be a decrease in the group size, a new price will be advised.
  • Tour price is quoted without checking on the availability of hotel rooms and air seats.
  • Tour price is stipulated to change should there be any increase land costs and fluctuation in exchange rates.
  • Registration must be via this website and seats will only be confirmed upon full payment on a first-come-first-served basis. No reservation would be considered.
  • Payment must be made directly to our license tour operator for this trip - Unusual Expedition Pte Ltd. TA License: 02513, on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment details will be advised once we have received your online registration.
  • Participants must follow the designated itinerary strictly, during the official programme hours. The detailed itinerary will be sent to you upon confirmation of your participation.
  • Participants must bring their own cameras. As reviews and critiques of the shots can only be carried out in digital format, all participants are encouraged to bring a digital camera.
  • Participants are required to observe the laws and regulations of the host country.
  • Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. shall not be held responsible for any infringements of the law by any participant attending the workshop.
  • Participants would be required to sign an indemnity form for the workshop.
  • Participants who are below 18 years must get parental / guardian consent to attend the workshop.
  • Should the workshop be cancelled in the event of unexpected circumstances, Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. will make a refund to all confirmed participants.
  • Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. reserves the right to make any other amendments without prior notice.
    For enquiry, please email us at cia@canon.com.sg
  • We seek your understanding that all emails will be correspond within the next business day. If you have any further enquiry, please contact our Customer Service hotline at 6799 8686 during office hours from Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.
Thank you for your interest. For further enquires please email to cia@canon.com.sg