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Top view of old Vietnamese lover craftsman making the traditiona

Vietnam

VIBRANT ENERGY OF STREET WITH THE SERENE BEAUTY OF LANDSCAPE

Summary

Duration:
8 Days
Tour Price:
From $1,300
Date:
Sep 12 - 19, 2024
Activity Level:
Easy
Group Size:
Maximum 6 Participants
Small Group Charge:
$500
Slot Available:
6 Participants

Description​

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the picturesque landscapes of Vietnam’s legendary rice fields. Our destination photography tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of this iconic agricultural scenery, where vibrant green paddies stretch as far as the eye can see, creating a breathtaking tapestry of colors and textures.
Guided by our vision exploration team Gathot Subroto as master street photographer and Chaerul Umam as master landscape photographer, you’ll receive personalized tips and techniques to master the art of capturing both the fleeting moments of city life and the timeless beauty of nature. Whether you’re honing your skills or discovering the magic of photography for the first time, our tour promises an immersive and enriching experience that transcends the boundaries of traditional sightseeing.
As you venture into the heart of rural Vietnam, you’ll be greeted by the tranquil rhythms of daily life in the countryside. Local farmers, with their conical hats and traditional clothing, work diligently in the fields, cultivating the precious grains that have sustained generations for centuries. Capture the raw essence of their labor as they plant, tend to, and harvest the rice, each step a testament to their enduring connection to the land.
Throughout your journey, our expert guides will lead you to hidden gems and vantage points, where you can frame the landscape against the backdrop of rolling hills, mist-shrouded mountains, and meandering waterways or take a beautiful moment of the street. Whether you prefer the soft light of sunrise casting a golden hue over the fields or the warm glow of sunset painting the horizon in hues of orange and pink, each moment offers a new opportunity to compose striking images that reflect the timeless allure of Vietnam’s rural countryside.
Indulge your senses as you savor the flavors of authentic Vietnamese cuisine, prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients straight from the fields. From fragrant bowls of steaming pho to crispy spring rolls bursting with flavor, every dish tells a story of tradition and heritage, enriching your experience both behind the lens and at the dining table.
As the day draws to a close, unwind in charming homestays nestled amidst the rice fields, where you can witness the magic of the countryside under the starlit sky. Swap stories with fellow travelers around crackling bonfires, serenaded by the gentle melodies of traditional Vietnamese music, and let the tranquility of this enchanting landscape wash over you.
Whether you’re an amateur enthusiast or a seasoned professional, our photography tour of Vietnam’s rice fields promises to ignite your creativity and leave you with a collection of stunning images that capture the soul of this captivating destination. Join us on this unforgettable adventure and discover the timeless beauty of Vietnam’s rural heartland through the lens of your camera.

Included​

  • 2 Photographer Instructors
  • Accommodations (Based on Double Occupancy)
  • Meals stated in the itinerary
  • Daily bottled water
  • Transportation service for 7 days

Excluded​

  • Visa
  • Food and Beverages
  • Liquor and Alcohol
  • International or domestic flights
  • Meals not stated in the inclusions
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers, bellhops, etc
  • International medical and travel Insurance Coverage

Add On

  • Single room supplement $500

Mentors

Gathot Subroto
Photographer
Chaerul Umam
Photographer

Maps

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Itinerary

  • Meeting point at Noi Bai International Airport Vietnam
  • Take a cab to our hotel in downtown Hanoi. Old Hanoi with its amazing street life and fantastic backgrounds makes for a photo-rich environment to be sure
  • Overnight at our hotel in Hanoi.

  • Preparation and breakfast in our hotel
  • Visit a colorful incense-making village outside the city
  • Drive towards Long Coc the stunningly beautiful tea plantations with local workers to add interest and scale
  • We will spend a night at a charming Muong village Homestay where the home cooking is both authentic and fantastic!

  • Preparation Sunrise on the round hills of tea can be spectacular indeed, especially with just the right amount of mist.
  • Photoshoot at Khau Pha pass in the middle day
  • Move on to Mu Cang Chai for an afternoon mountain rice-scape session that will have everyone in awe.
  • Overnight at a lovely homestay in town and a chance to experience some homey Viet hospitality
    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Preparation for early morning photo shoot at Mu Cang Chai
  • The scenic mountain road through Sapa to Bac Ha, also offers some excellent opportunities to stop and photograph along the way
  • Back to our home stay

  • Preparation for an early photo shoot at the Can Cau Saturday market.
  • After the photoshoot at the Saturday market, we drive forward to Hoang Su Phi in Ha Giang Province, which is perhaps one of the most spectacular rice terrace regions in Vietnam.
  • an afternoon rice terrace exploration in Ban Phung and around a very peaceful little village of La Chi tribe

  • Preparation for a photo shoot at Ho Thau, Nam Khoa, Ban Luoc.

  • Preparation for a photo shoot at Thong Nguyen
  • Photoshoot at Thong Nguyen until 4:00 pm
  • Drive towards Hanoi
  • Check-in Hotel at Hanoi

  • Preparation for check-out Hotel
  • Drive towards Noi Bai International Airport Vietnam
  • End of tour

Gallery

Health Requirments

Necessary Covid-19 Vaccinations, ​International Medical and Travel Insurance Coverage.

Cancellation Policy

Your deposit is a firm commitment, and will be subject to a cancellation fee. For this reason, we recommend trip insurance. Please refer to the Payments, Cancellations, and Refunds section in our terms and conditions for the full details of our policies. Please do not make air travel arrangements until checking with us first.

Disclaimer

While these descriptions represent the photo tour’s planned itinerary, we reserve the right to revise it without notice as we see fit. Details on this page are also subject to change without notice, including substitutions of tour leaders. We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the minimum number of participants is not met. And while we don’t anticipate this happening, we reserve the right to adjust the fees for this photo tour due to factors outside of our control, such as fluctuations in currency rates, political or governmental action, new applicable taxes, and related issues. Please do not purchase air travel before confirming with us. Participants are expected to be in fair health and be capable of spending days walking around the various areas while carrying their own equipment and luggage. We can never count on the weather patterns in our destination. For this reason, we have our list of beautiful locations we’ll be going to, but we need to keep our schedule fluid, as we will be adapting to changing weather conditions on the ground.

Top view of old Vietnamese lover craftsman making the traditiona

Vietnam

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