Iconic Vietnam

Duration 13 days
Price From $1,500
Physical level
Let the rice terraces, hiden islands, remote villages and friendly encounter dazzle you on this fantastic photography tour of Vietnam. From iconic Halong Bay to the secluded village of Muong Khuong, from less-known temple to famous historical sites, you will capture the best of Vietnam for 2 week trip
BRIEF ITINERARY view detailed itinerary
DAY 01 HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL (D)
DAY 02 HO CHI MINH - LONG XUYEN (B)
DAY 03 LONG XUYEN - HO CHI MINH - HOI AN (B)
DAY 04  HOI AN AND SURROUNDINGS (B)
DAY 05 HOI AN - PHU LOC (B,L,D)
DAY 06 PHU LOC - HUE (B,L)
DAY 07 HUE - HANOI (B)
DAY 08 HANOI. TRAIN TO LAO CAI (B)
DAY 09 LAO CAI - Y TY - SAPA (B)
DAY 10 SAPA RICE & VILLAGES (B)
DAY 11 SAPA - MUONG KHUONG (B)
DAY 12 MUONG KHUONG - HILL TRIBE MARKET - HANOI (B)
DAY 13 HANOI DEPARTURE (B)


Day 01: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Your photography guide will welcome you at Tan Son Nhat airport for the transfer to Ho Chi Minh city. Embark on an orientation tour of the city to spot the remarkable historical sites and temples.
Accommodation: hotel in Ho Chi Minh 
Meal: welcome dinner

Day 02 - 03: Ho Chi Minh - Long Xuyen

Commnence your photo tour with a short visit to Cho Lon market then head south to Long Xuyen, one of the typical areas which reflects the local life by the river of Mekong.Beside the sunrise and floating markets which are the focus of day 03, you will observe brick manufacturing, Khmer floating villages. One of your unique experiences is the cycling to approach the inside of different villages. Taking the flight to the Unesco World Heritage site of Hoi An in day 03.
Accommodation: hotel in Long Xuyen
Meal: breakfast

Day 04: Hoi An

Morning tour is for the exploration of rural life along Thu Bon river, catching the sight of conical hats in early morning market. Rustic fishing village will attract your lens today.
After lunch time, you will see the signature of Hoi An through different angles. 
Accommodation: hotel in Hoi An
Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 05 - 06 : Hoi An - Phu Loc

Your day is filled by the panorama of Bach Ma pass, one of the best spotting points to see the sea approaching the land.  There will be chances for stunning photos by the village of Lang Co where people fish by traditional large net.
Additionally, the backdrop of mountain with reflection of villages, ocean promise you some good shots for the time here.
Accommodation: hotel in Lang Co
Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 07: Hue - Hanoi

Spend half day exploring the most notable monuments of Hue : from imperial tombs to forbidden purple city. In the afternoon, we will fly to Hanoi and immerse in the street of Hanoi Old Quarter.
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 08: Hanoi - Train to Lao Cai 

Full day tour in Hanoi allows you to capture the unique vendors who sell goods on basket lying on a bike, vivid street cafe, traditional foodshops, holy temples and busy market of Dong Xuan. Further introduction of West Lake and its surrounding will be added to show you faces of Hanoi. 
Taking overnight to Lao Cai
Accommodation: cruise in Halong 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 09 -11: Lao Cai - Sapa Rice & Hill Tribe

Focusing on shooting the rice terraces and hill tribe villages, portraits, for 3 days, we travel through different district of Lao Cai provinces: Sapa, Muong Khuong, Bat Xat. At these areas, you will spot the best rice terraces from top of the mountains along with miracle sunrise, sunsets.
Encounters of Hmong, Dzao, Ha Nhi, Tay, Nung will be the highlights for any phototrip to this area and you will not miss that chance !
Accommodation: hotel in Sapa/ Muong Khuong
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 12: Hill Tribe Market - Hanoi

This day, you will mingle with local people who flocks into the market once each week, getting the most colorful poirtraits to your lens as many as possible. A short walk in the afternoon will reveal the traditional Hmong village. Optional visit to waterfalls or cave will be arranged according to the season.
Taking the train back to Hanoi
Accommodation: train to Hanoi
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13: Hanoi Departure

Today, you will enjoy the last day shooting in the less-visited area of Hanoi, seeing market and daily life scene before heading to the airport for your departure flight.
Accommodation: not included
Meal: breakfast
Our service includes
  • Vietnam Visa Arrangement
  • Private Transfers
  • English, photography guide
  • Domestic flights
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Hotel Rooms in the itinerary
  • Photoshoot arrangement
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta
  • Entrance fees and zone fee
Our service excludes
  • International flights to Vietnam
    ( we can book for you upon request)
  • Visa stamp fee
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
travel expertOUR TRAVEL EXPERT
Mr. Nguyen has 8 years in tourism, he loves to offer
you the insightful travel experience

Contact him for tailor made tour/ any request:
E: info@vietnamtour.co.uk / M: +84-919666568
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