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ORGANIZE AND GUIDE PHOTO TOUR

My name is An Bui, I have a strong passion of photography with 20-year experience in tourism field, I lead myself every Vietnam Photo Tours which I organize.

TRAVEL IN RIGHT SEASON FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

I think a successful photography trip needs to go in the right season, right time, right place and off course with the support of weather. Our updated photography travel guide in Vietnam.

SUPPORT OF LOCAL PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Our Vietnam photo tours have a strong support of local professional photographer to create art photography. Join with us to explore more interesting itinerary with Vietnam professional photographer.

Art Photography Tour Vietnam

Photo Tour Departures

Vietnam is an ideal country for photographer who love landscape, people culture and handicraft village. From the north to the south there are a lot of activities at the handicraft villages. I think it is a great treasure for composing photography in Vietnam. Moreover, with more than 3000 km coastal, it was nice to enjoy photography along the coastal of Vietnam.  Vietnam photo tours  are designed and update frequently by our professional photographers. Come and enjoy with us!  I would like to invite you to join my group departure in 2024 or have your own private and unique photography tour in Vietnam .  Contact me at victorbuian@gmail.com WhatsApp +84908618571 for more information PHOTO TOUR DEPARTURE VIETNAM ART PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR (FULLY BOOKING) Departures: 23 Feb - 6 Mar 2024 Join group tour: 1814 USD per photographer https://www.anbuiphotography.com/p/vietnam-art-photo-tour.html Vietnam art photo tour 2024 BEST OF VIETNAM ART PHOTO TOUR (2 SLOTS AVAILABLE) Departures: 30 Aug - 13 Sep

Vietnam cultural photography tour

Vietnam cultural photography tour

VIETNAM CULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

  • Join group tour: 1930 USD per photographer.
  • Single room supplement: 350 USD per photographer
  • Departures: 1 - 15 Dec 2024
  • Final booking: 3 Jun 2024
  • Small group photo tour: maximum 6 Guests
  • Booking: victorbuian@gmail.com / WhatsApp: +84908618571
  • Visiting destination: Ho Chi Minh, Mekong delta (Moc Hoa, Bac Lieu, Chau Doc and Can Tho), Phan Rang, Hanoi and Cao Bang
PHOTO TOUR VIETNAM FEATURES
  • Tour leading by experience photo tour guide in Vietnam.
  • Tour support by a local professional photographer for setting up photography during the trip
  • Photo tour features of people culture, handicraft village and landscape photography
Vietnam cultural photography tour

PRIVATE DEPARTURE
  • Private departure of solo photographer 5798 USD per photographer
  • Private departure of 2 photographers: 3159 USD per photographer
  • Private departure of 4 photographers: 2415 USD per photographer
  • Single room supplement: 350 USD per photographer

TOUR INCLUDING
  • Vietnam photo tours leader service by me in whole tour
  • Support by a local excellence photographer
  • Model and setup fees if any
  • Double room accommodation at 3-star hotel, a single room is available with an extra
  • Private transportation as itinerary
  • Meals with Vietnamese food as itinerary at local restaurant
  • Visiting fees as itinerary
  • Bottle of water in car
  • Local flight from Nha Trang to Hanoi
  • VAT

TOUR EXCLUDING
  • International flight to Vietnam
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Other expenses do not mention above.

CONTACT
An Bui victorbuian@gmail.com / WhatsApp: +84908618571

DEPOSIT TO MAKE BOOKING
Deposit 500 USD per person, and the rest will be settled by cash upon your arrival.

ITINERARY
NOTE: ITINERARY MAY BE CHANGED FOR THE BETTER EXPERIENCE IF ANY

DAY 1: 1 DEC 2024 - HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL
Welcome to Vietnam cultural photography tour organized by An Bui.
I will pick you up at the Ho Chi Minh City Airport, transfer to hotel and relax after long flight to Vietnam.
Afternoon group meeting
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

You can arrive in Ho Chi Minh City in any flight schedule time on this day, or you can arrive few days before the trip to explore the city, then join with us on this day. Ho Chi Minh is the biggest and modern city in Vietnam, you can find good travel service here. Moreover, there are many international ATM or money exchange as well as card accepting in most of the restaurant or shop in the city center. Relax to prepare our trip soon to begin in next day.


DAY 2: 2 DEC 2024 - HO CHI MINH / MOC HOA
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning visits the temple and enjoy photography with the lady in Ao Dai in the temple (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to Moc Hoa with 3 hours of driving
Dinner at local restaurant in Moc Hoa
Overnight at hotel in Moc Hoa (Basic accommodations)

Ao Dai is the traditional costume in Vietnam, and the people normally wearing ao dai in the most important festival in Vietnam such as Tet Holidays or their wedding day. And photography with lady in ao dai is suitable in the location of temple, pagoda or a place with ancient architecture due to it is a native cultural of Vietnamese people. We will photograph the model wearing the ao dai in Ho Chi Minh City, with the support of our local photographer for her posing.

The transfer from Ho Chi Minh City to Moc Hoa is about 3 hours of driving in good road condition. And Moc Hoa is the rural place in Mekong Delta with basic travel service. We will stay overnight and have meal at the local hotel in there. The room is clean with basic facility, toilet with hot water. There are not many choices for hotel in this place, and this hotel is near our shooting place.


DAY 3: 3 DEC 2024 - MOC HOA / CAN THO
Enjoy sunrise photography with the water lily flowers (Model setup for photography)
Back to hotel for breakfast
Enjoy boat trip to explore the rural forest and natural water lily flowers (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to Can Tho with 3 hours of driving
Visiting the local village and enjoy photography at the handicraft village of tofu skin making.
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Can Tho

The main blossom season of water lily flower is from Sep to Dec, so with this period we have chance to shoot the activities of people transport flower on the rowing boats. Our local photographer will support to arrange boat with full of water lily flower, then we can shoot from the good view in the morning. And off course this shooting setup is most ideal for drone photography, but shooting by camera is also good too. Then we will explore the cajuput forest by boat to admire the beautiful nature and shooting the natural water lily flower in the channel.

Afternoon on the way transfer to Can Tho, we will visit the 100-year handicraft village making tofu skin. To access the village, currently we need to walk on the path along the small river about 1.5 km to get there, on the way you will have chance to see the daily life of local people living in the Mekong Delta. Most of the house have garden with fruit and flower in front of their house opposite to the river. Tofu Skin Handicraft Village was established more than 100 years ago, now was supported by Vinh Long tourism to remain for tourism. Every time I come for photography, I often buy some, it is really good food.

DAY 4: 4 DEC 2024 - CAN THO / CHAU DOC
Enjoy sunrise photography with the floating market in Can Tho
Back to hotel for breakfast
Morning transfer to Chau Doc with 4 hours of driving
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon enjoy photography with the fishermen throwing the fishing net (Model setup for photography)
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Chau Doc

The floating market in Vietnam now is not the major place to buying goods in Vietnam than before due to the development of infrastructure and modern technology. People will have more benefit to change traditional market in the river to modern market in land. However, in Can Tho still have floating market suitable for tourist and photographer to come and enjoy. In the afternoon, we will arrive Chau Doc, the destination is near the border of Cambodia and people culture in here is still rural and good for photography. We will enjoy photograph the fishermen throwing fishing net to the river with the support of posing from our local photographer. The shooting place is very convenient, we stand on the bridge and shoot the fishermen right below on us, it looks like using drone for this setup.


DAY 5: 5 DEC 2024 - CHAU DOC / CAN THO
Enjoy sunrise photography with the palm trees in the rice paddy fields.
Back to hotel for breakfast
Enjoy morning photography with cow racing in Mekong Delta (Model setup for photography)
Enjoy portrait photography with the monk in the Khmer Pagoda (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to Can Tho with 4 hours of driving
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Can Tho

Cow Racing is one of the attractive activities of the Khmer minority people living in Chau Doc, yearly before the new crops, people often celebrate the cow racing festival, then raise for the new successful crop. This time we set up a private cow racing for our shooting. One cow driver will control 2 cow to run in the path with water. Each time 2 drivers will challenge to run, and we are mainly shoot in the arrival point with the most active of 2 drivers and cows. Then we enjoy the photograph in the Khmer pagoda, depend on actual situation, we can shoot the monk or Khmer children around the pagoda as portrait photography.


DAY 6: 6 DEC 2024: CAN THO / BAC LIEU
Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to Bac Lieu with 3 hours of driving
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon enjoy photography in the handicraft village of mending the fishing net (Model setup for photography)
Enjoy sunset photography at the wind electric farm in Bac Lieu
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Bac Lieu

Mending the fishing net in Bac Lieu is the major handicraft job in the past. Now there are not much factory have mended the fishing net than before but still have available. We will visit one factory of fishing net mending like this and enjoy photography in here with the support of our local professional photographer to arrange the background and concept to create art photo with the model as local workers. Bac Lieu is also a beach city and recently they have a huge farm of wind electricity on the sea. It is really nice to admire the wind electricity in the sunset. 


DAY 7: 7 DEC 2024: BAC LIEU / HO CHI MINH CITY
Enjoy sunrise photography at the beach of Bac Lieu
Back to hotel for breakfast
Morning transfer to Ho Chi Minh City with 5 hours of driving
On the way we have short visit to a Khmer Pagoda
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon enjoy sunset photography with the cityscape of Ho Chi Minh City
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Enjoy the sunrise photography at the beach of Bac Lieu with wind electricity, if luckily, we can see local fishermen go fishing on the beach. Before there are a lot of people go fishing on the beach, now it not much. They mostly harvest clams living on the sand. They use a very special tool to harvest it and it make a very nice view for photography. But when this place turns into a wind electricity place, it covers our background and not many people go fishing there. Today in the afternoon, we will have time for enjoy sunset with cityscape of Ho Chi Minh City. We will go to opposite side of Saigon city center to shoot back the city with reflection along the Saigon River during sunset.


DAY 8: 8 DEC 2024: HO CHI MINH CITY / PHAN RANG
Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to Phan Rang with 6 hours of driving
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon enjoy photography at the sand dunes with the Cham minority people (Model setup for photography)
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Phan Rang

One of the best places for art photography I think it is the sand dunes in Phan Rang, this place has nice lightning year-round, less rain and the shape of the dunes is nice both the view on sunrise and sunset. With the best support of our local photographer, we will enjoy photography in the sand dunes with minority model walking in the sand. Before this is the place of minority people and they often walk through the dunes to the town and turn back home.


DAY 9: 9 DEC 2024: PHAN RANG / HANOI
Enjoy sunrise photography with the seascape in Phan Rang
Breakfast at hotel
Morning enjoys portrait photography in Phan Rang with the elderly (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to the airport of Nha Trang for local flight to Hanoi
Arrive Hanoi in late afternoon.
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Phan Rang also a nice place for seascape photography in Vietnam. This morning, we will enjoy photography at the Nui Chua National Park with the view of the seascape Hang Rai. There is a big flat ancient coral at the seaside, and it also very nice place for photography with it with the big wave covering it. When the water going out from the coral, it makes a nice moment to capture photo. After that, we can walk around the site with many nice stone along the beach. Before taking a short local flight to Hanoi (north of Vietnam), we will enjoy portrait photography of the elderly minority in Phan Rang. The scars on an elderly face are very clear and beautiful for photography. If luckily, we can visit the 100-year-old man, he will pose for us for photography with the support of our local photographer.


DAY 10: 10 DEC 2024: HANOI / LANG SON
Breakfast at hotel
Morning enjoys photography with the handicraft village of making fishing trap (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to Lang Son with 3 hours of driving
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Lang Son

On the way going to Lang Son, we will visit the local village in Hung Yen to enjoy photography at the handicraft village of making bamboo fishing trap. The local house of making fishing trap is located inside a small village, we need to walk around 500 meter to get there going through small alley. Mostly only the elderly working this handicraft job during their free time, not much young people continue with this handicraft anymore. Similar to other situation of handicraft villages in Vietnam, due to the modern life, lots of handicraft village is soon ruin and disappear.


DAY 11: 11 DEC 2024: LANG SON / BAN GIOC
Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to Ban Gioc with 5 hours of driving.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon visit minority village and enjoy the sunset photography with the mountainous landscape of Cao Bang (Model setup for photography)
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Ban Gioc

This afternoon, we will visit Phong Nặm village, the village is surrounding by very beautiful color of Quay Son River. Phong Nặm is a very rural village of the minority people. People in here mainly doing agriculture especially rice. On the way walking around Phong Nam, if luckily, we can ask some local minority people to visit their home for photography. Late afternoon, we will have photography with the local fishermen rowing in the river. Our local photographer will arrange this shooting for us.


DAY 12: 12 DEC 2024: BAN GIOC
Enjoy sunrise photography with the mountainous view of Cao Bang, we need to trek to the top of the hill around 45 minutes.
Breakfast and relax after morning trek
Morning enjoys photography with the best water fall in Vietnam, the Ban Gioc Waterfall
Afternoon visit minority village and enjoy the sunset photography with the mountainous landscape of Cao Bang (Model setup for photography)
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Ban Gioc

This morning, we will challenge of 1 km trails to the shooting place in Ngoc Con Mountain, with the view high view to the hill with the river surrounding in the sunrise light. The trail is not much heavy, it takes about 45 minutes to finish with normal health. Then back to hotel for breakfast and resting few minutes before enjoying the best waterfall in Vietnam the Ban Gioc Waterfall. There are some nice view to enjoy the waterfall photography. About using drone in this place is trickly prohibit by government due to this place is right the border with China. Afternoon we transfer to enjoy photography with the view of the mountainous in Cao Bang 


DAY 13: 13 DEC 2024: BAN GIOC / LANG SON
Enjoy sunrise photography with the mountainous landscape of Cao Bang
Back to hotel for breakfast
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon transfer to Lang Son with 5 hours of driving
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Lang Son

Early morning we will go back to Phong Nam village to enjoy the view of sunrise. If luckily, we will have mist or cloud surrounding the mountains, it should be a great moment for photography in Cao Bang. Short visit the local minority village making incense in Quang Hoa and Ban Viet Lake for landscape photography.


DAY 14: 14 DEC 2024: LANG SON / HANOI
Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to Hanoi with 3 hours of driving
Enjoy photography of the handicraft village of making tofu sauce (Model setup for photography)
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon enjoy photography at the handicraft village of making incense (Model setup for photography)
Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Nowadays, the handicraft villages are mainly remained in the north of Vietnam especially surrounding Hanoi. Today we will visit the handicraft village of making tofu sauce and incense. With the support of my local professional photography, we will setup background as well as posing the local workers for our photography.


DAY 15: 15 DEC 2024: HANOI DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to airport for your next destination. End of service

Fishing net mending
Fishing net mending

Fishermen
Fishermen

Khmer people at the pagoda
Khmer people at the pagoda

Cow racing
Cow racing

Fishing in the river
Fishing in the river

Palm trees on the rice paddy fields
Palm trees on the rice paddy fields

Palm trees on the rice paddy fields
Palm trees on the rice paddy fields

Tofu skin making
Tofu skin making

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Water lily flowers
Water lily flowers

Elderly in Phan Rang
Elderly in Phan Rang

Elderly in Phan Rang
Elderly in Phan Rang

Elderly in Phan Rang
Elderly in Phan Rang

Children playing in the sand dunes
Children playing in the sand dunes

Children playing in the sand dunes
Children playing in the sand dunes

Cham people walking in the sand dunes
Cham people walking in the sand dunes

Fishing bamboo trap
Fishing bamboo trap

Fishing bamboo trap
Fishing bamboo trap

Fishing bamboo trap
Fishing bamboo trap

Making incense
Making incense

Making incense
Making incense

Making tofu sauce
Making tofu sauce

Making tofu sauce
Making tofu sauce

Landscape in Cao Bang
Landscape in Cao Bang

Landscape in Cao Bang
Landscape in Cao Bang

Landscape in Cao Bang
Landscape in Cao Bang

Minority people in Cao Bang
Minority people in Cao Bang

Cao Bang landscape
Cao Bang landscape

Cao Bang landscape
Cao Bang landscape

Ban Gioc waterfall
Ban Gioc waterfall