During the Vietnam photo tour, we will photograph the Golden Paddies in northern Vietnam. But also we will photograph the ancient traditions in a large workshop around the full country exploring traditional cities & villages. During our travel, we will be able to capture amazing portraits of the fishermen, salt & rice fields workers, and water lily flower pickers… all prepared with local models to capture the best portraits.
To capture these portraits, we will be visiting the famous landscapes all around Vietnam. From South Vietnam with the beautiful Mekong Delta to the north rice fields. Visiting also the seascapes & waterfalls of central Vietnam will be some of our spots for landscape lovers. But also the rich architecture such as the ancient city Hoi An or Hanoi, and small villages to capture the Vietnamese people.
Definitely a complete tour around Vietnam, to enjoy the photography at one of the most impressive countries of Indochina. And that thanks to our local services we will be ready to capture the essence of the country in each of the locations we will be visiting. During this tour, we will enjoy the best season for rice fields and also comfortable weather.
A workshop designed for all levels of photographers, where you will be learning on the field during all days. We will have time between our road trips and flights (included in the price) to have some edition lessons at our comfortable hotels.
If you wish to visit other areas such as Halong Bay, Tam Cốc-Bích Động, Cu Chi tunnels from the Vietnam war or spend more days in the north of Vietnam to visit more rice fields, please write us to prepare an extension of this trip.
Our Vietnam Photo Tour will start at the Tan San Nhat Airport (SGN), in Ho Chi Mihn, also known as Saigon. There we will be waiting for you with our local guides. From here we will transfer to Long An in the Mekong delta. Once in Long An, we will have dinner together at a local restaurant and go to rest at our hotel.
After breakfast, we will meet with our guides and models to photograph the beautiful water lily flowers at the Mekong river. We will spend here all morning capturing amazing photographs in this area before moving to Phan Thiet.
We will have a long drive today (6 hours), with a stop for sunset in the seascapes of Kê Gà. This night we will be sleeping at Phan Thiet, already on our way to Central Vietnam.
Today we will enjoy the sunrise in the fishing village of Phan Thiet. Once the sun gives us the best moment of light, we will continue our route from Central Vietnam to Phan Rang.
Already in the village, we will enjoy doing portrait photography of the elderly Cham people during the afternoon. For sunset, we will share time on the sheep farm with the local people, to photograph the last lights of the day in the landscapes of Phan Rang.
We will enjoy the sunrise in the sand dunes with the Cham people with our models. After that, we will move to a pottery village to continue our portrait photography of Cham people during his lifestyle.
After lunch and some rest, we will depart to Doc Let. In Doc Let, we will visit the fishing port where fishermen usually are mending the fishing nets. Our sunset session will be in another amazing location: The salt fields. There we will have again models to pose for us during the last lights of the day.
Today we will enjoy the sunrise again in the sand dunes with the Cham people with different concepts as yesterday. After that, we will drive to Phu Yen stopping on the way at Dai Lanh Lighthouse and Nghinh Phong tower.
In the afternoon, we will visit a local handicraft village in Phu Yen where we will sleep this night.
Today we will have the possibility to enjoy the sunrise in the Ganh Da Dia reef at Phu Yen. The landscapes of Ganh Da Dia will surprise us with the rock dark lava columns of different shapes. This night we will sleep in the village of Qui Nhon.
After that, we will transfer to Qui Nhon. For sunset, we will move to the landscapes of Eo Gio.
We will awake early for sunrise at Lap An lagoon. Today we will enjoy the company of models, that will pose for us in the different locations we will be visiting. This morning, we will be photographing the Citadel of Hue with a model. After that, in the afternoon, we will have the possibility to capture more amazing photographs at the river with models dressed with Ao Dai and a floating red lantern.
Today we will take a flight to Hano to start our last stop of the tour. Once in Hanoi, we will transfer to the incense village to photograph the women working in the village. As soon as we finish, we will come back to Hanoi to visit according to the time the Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi old quarters before enjoying sunset photography at Tran Quoc pagoda.
In the morning we will depart to Mu Cang Chai area, where we will find the best rice terrace fields in all Vietnam. Also, we will have time to photograph the lifestyle of the people and the small traditional villages of this part of Vietnam.
Our sunset session will be in the rice terraces of Tu Le, where we will capture one of the most iconic pictures of the trip.
After breakfast, we will have some free time until transfer to the Hanoi airport, where we will finish our Vietnam Photo Tour.
If you wish to visit other areas as Halong Bay, Tam Cốc-Bích Động or spend more days in the north of Vietnam to visit more rice fields, please write us to prepare an extension of this trip.
Spanish photographer & teacher, diplomate in Art & specialized in Video & Photography. His photos were published in magazines such as National Geographic, Vogue, El Pais, Washington Post … Also worked in Real Estate photography for large luxury companies in the USA. He has also been working for the last 20 years in video design, collaborating on ads campaigns for Nike, Carrefour, Nivea, Hiberdrola, Tourism of Spain… His photographs were recognized in different international conquests. As an example the 1st place in Sunrises & Sunsets 35 awards 2019. Also get honorable mentions in the fine art photography awards 2018,2017,2016, Monochrome visions, 35 Awards 2018 & 2017 as an example.
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Yes, travel around the Republic of Vietnam is extremely safe almost everywhere. The police control very well the country and rarely appear in the news about robberies or muggins, especially tourists. You should be aware just of scams and hassles, particularly in the big cities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Min, Nha Trang, or Hoi An.
Talking about the weather, March is probably the best month to visit the country. For photographers that want to capture the rice fields during the golden season, it’s at the end of September. So our trip is planned to match perfectly with the best photography month. The weather at the end of Summer is around 24°C.
You just need as cautious as you will be in your city. Normally the street food is good and fresh. Look for the most frequent stall, as it will be the freshest food. Our packages include all meals during the trip, so you not will need to worry about it, as we visit only good and recognized restaurants.
The price of this Vietnam Photo Tour is based on the participation of a minimum of 6 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.
The last time of exchange rate calculation was January 1st, 2021, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.
The accommodations offered are shared double rooms at Hotels with private bathrooms.
You can book an individual room during the process of the book your place for the photo tour or writing us at [email protected]
This tour includes all meals from dinner Day 1 till breakfast Day 15. Extra snacks or alcohol are not included.
Our tours include basic insurance, we suggest contracting full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.
Our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains, or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.
The itinerary mentioned can be changed due to a force major reasons like weather conditions or accidents for example.
Payment & Refunds
To book your place you need to pay 25% of the total cost. The total payment must be made 45 days before the trip.
This tour is done by Photography Workshops PhotoWorldTours SLU, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.
If the client cancel the trip will lose the deposit paid (25%), but refund other payments due this cancellation policy:
– More than 45 days but less than 60 days to the start of the tour: 50% of the total cost of the trip will be refunded.
– Less than 45 days before the trip start: There will be no refund.
Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.
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Hopefully we will come back to Vietnam in the future and would like to get your services again.
Alejandra Breva Calatayud
We are back in Madrid again and we are very very happy with the trip!!! It’s been very well organised, great variety and very complete. The hotels have been awesome and the guides have been good professionals and some of them very funny. I’ve put some coments in your questionary but there’re mininum comments. The reality is that we’re really happy with the overall trip.
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We were back to US last night after a long visit in Vietnam. Just want to drop a thank you note to your service and those beautiful gifts from your travel company. We definitively contact you or refer your service to friends and relatives in US in future. Please say hi to Phong as well.