Vietnam, the fabulous country steeped in scenic splendor is tremendously enriching for photographers. From its multitude of different landscapes, each one has distinctive attractiveness, to the lives of people in its bustling cities where even crossing the street is a real challenge, the spirit and the essence of this country permanently mark people, it all proves that Vietnam is a country full of photographic opportunities.
VIETNAM PHOTO TOUR - 15 DAYS
- Time: June 16th - 30th
- Price: Group tour
- Price: 5850USD /person
- Group size: 5 persons max
- Price: Private tour
- Please contact us directly for more details
Complete Photo tour Schedule
Day 1- June 16
Welcome group tour to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Our driver will pick you up at Tan Son Nhat Airport, drive the group to the city center and assist with the hotel check-in. Rest time before dinner and orientation at 17:00.
Free time in the evening.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2- June 17
Morning drive to An Giang, a province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam.
In the afternoon, we recreate Cow racing which is a unique agricultural festival of the Khmer ethnic group in the Bay Nui area (An Giang).
Admire and capture the sunset over Palmyra palm field.
We overnight in a nice and quiet resort at Tri Ton - An Giang.
Day 3- June 18
Morning Sunrise Silhouette on the field of Palmyra palm tree. Then we’re off to pagodas to take portraits of Khmer monks. Then back to Saigon for the flight to Cam Ranh (Phan Rang).
Overnight in Phan Rang.
Day 4- June 19
Early morning finds us at a perfect time to admire the sand dunes when the first rays of the sun from the horizon reflect its light onto the place with local Cham people and gradually spread its light. Afternoon drive to Cam Ranh. Rest and free time to explore the local area.
Overnight in Cam Ranh.
Day 5- June 20
At sunrise, photograph the picturesque scenes of immense white salt fields against a blue sky as hardworking farmers lead seawater into the salt pans to evaporate into salt particles.
Drive to Cam Ranh for the flight to Da Nang. After lunch, take the spectacular coastal drive to Hoi An for an afternoon shooting lanterns in the ancient town.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6- June 21
Early morning photograph of fishermen working with their cast nets. Then back to the old town of Hoi An for street photography. Ends the day with the splendid shoot of local people releasing the colored lantern and flower garlands on the Hoai River, join the local activities to pray for happiness and good luck.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7- June 22
Arrive at one of the busiest ports of Hoi An, shooting at the right time when the fishing boats dock at the harbor after a long night making friends with the ocean. The noisy but lively atmosphere of local wholesalers as well as the echo of the ocean, and fishing boats coming home in the beautiful sunrise full of fresh and alive aquaculture create spectacular views.
Scenic drive up North to Hue – the ancient capital city of Vietnam.
Afternoon shoot the Hue ladies release Flower garlands and colored lanterns on a serene river.
Relax and overnight in Hue.
Day 8- June 23
Visit the nature-gifted landscape of Tam Giang Lagoon which is recognized as one of the largest lagoons in South East Asia, offering a picturesque landscape of shimmering waters, lush mangrove forests, and expansive sky. A small local market is held on the shore, it is also a great chance to see daily life activities and local foods.
Black and white photo is a must-try genre to practice your photography skills in this breathtaking lagoon full of pure sounds of nature.
Afternoon taking photos at a traditional craft village.
Drive to Phu Bai airport for the flight to Hanoi. Freestyle photography on the streets of Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Day 9- June 24
Depart from Hanoi to Cat Ba for Lan Ha Bay - the must-see neighbor of Ha Long Bay. Half-day cruise exploring this isolated paradise with pristine nature, untouched areas, and a diverse ecosystem that will surely allure anyone preferring a completely peaceful and photogenic trip. Drive back to Hanoi. Free time relaxing and photographing the local areas of Hanoi’s old town.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 10- June 25
Morning photograph Hanoi streets, the historic cantilever Long Bien bridge, madness vehicles loaded with various items at sleepless Long Bien night market, etc.
Then to Quang Phu Cau incense village – a traditional craft village that is famous for producing high-quality incense sticks using traditional techniques passed down from generation to generation.
Afternoon time hit the road to Ninh Binh’s sunset, a mesmerizing area known locally as ‘Ha Long Bay on Land’ thanks to its magical riverine landscape, with sheer limestone mountains rising up from the paddies.
Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 11- June 26
After a good night’s sleep, we depart for a peaceful sunrise in the countryside. Ninh Binh is surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers. It is an amazing and beautiful natural view for photography.
Hung Yen is next up, followed by the unique and traditional Ban soy sauce-making village
Return to Hanoi and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 12- June 27
Early morning depart for Sapa. The 6-hour scenic drive brings us up North to the charming mountainous Sapa.
Afternoon visiting and exploring ethnic villages of Sapa. The large concentration of different ethnic groups in a relatively small space is a unique feature of Sapa.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 13- June 28
We spend today exploring fully Sapa through the lens.
Morning landscape and spectacular cascading rice terraces in every shade of green and brown, lush green mountains and valleys.
Afternoon picturesque and colorful ethnic villages lie above the clouds (at 1600-mettre altitude)
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 14- June 29
Sunrise shoot before the drive to Bac Ha, a city in Northern Vietnam, is just as fascinating as that of its neighbor Sapa, but the peaceful city still escapes the excessive development of tourism and manages to preserve its authenticity.
Free time in the afternoon to explore the local area or catch up on your photos.
Overnight in Bac Ha.
Day 15- June 30 ( Sunday)
Early morning time for Bac Ha market, a magnet for local mountain tribesmen, especially for the Hmong flower. Every Sunday morning, when the sun rises on the mountains, hundreds of inhabitants of the Dao Noir, Hmong, Tay, Nung, La Chi, and other ethnic minorities flock to the market, creating an explosion of color in the green valley. The atmosphere of the market is lively and welcoming, attracting crowds to a colorful bazaar that will be one of the exceptional opportunities for photography.
Then, drive back to Hanoi. End the tour with a warm Farewell meal.
What’s Included in our Vietnam Photo Tour?
- Domestic flights, Ground transportation
- Photographer and English-speaking guide
- All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Bottled water throughout the trip
- Entrance fees
- Local models & village donations
- International flights
- Vietnam Visa fee
- Drinks/ Snacks
- Personal expenses
- Trip cancellation
- Medical insurance
- Gratuities for hotel services, drivers, photo tour leaders and local guides