Acclaimed photo tours through Vietnam

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Vietnam in Focus run acclaimed photo tours throughout north, central and south Vietnam. We research, design and lead tours that help you to experience real local life as well as improve your photography. Whether you are a beginner, serious amateur or professional photographer, we can help you to capture incredible shots, and enjoy an unforgettable experience of this fascinating region.

Our team boast credits in The New York Times and Vice Magazine, among many other publications, meaning the knowledge we impart is top-level. Meanwhile, our tours have been recommended by Lonely Planet, The Guardian and Le Petit Fute, as well as rating five star at Trip Advisor since 2012. We’ve even led groups from National Geographic and the Travel Channel through Vietnam.

We also love to make a difference. We work with local NGOs like Peace House Shelter and Change Vietnam to raise awareness about social and environmental challenges in Vietnam. 

Why

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Vietnam in Focus?

Experienced

We have been running acclaimed photo tours throughout Vietnam for many years. We know our way around – and where to get the best pictures – better than any other tour operator. Our local expert photographer guides also boast unparalleled, up-to-date knowledge of their respective areas, in north, central and southern Vietnam. No wonder National Geographic, the Travel Channel and award-winning photographers pick us to guide them.

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Unique

We personally research and design all of our story-themed photo tours, making them completely original to Vietnam in Focus. Our guests often remark that they’ve never taken a tour quite like ours anywhere in the world. It’s one reason we have over 300 five star reviews at Trip Advisor, and have held a Certificate of Excellence for seven years. Most telling of all, our guests keep coming back for more.

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Passionate

Vietnam in Focus originated from our combined passions for photography, travel and Vietnam. We are working photographers – in many different styles -obsessive explorers and full-time students of Vietnam, and we love to share our passion with guests. That includes a passion for making a difference to society and the environment, through our work with local NGOs.

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Our Photographers

Our team of photographer guides are at the heart of Vietnam in Focus. We’re explorers, teachers, entertainers, and of course highly-experienced shooters. We are street photographers, documentarians, travel shooters, drone pilots, fashion portraitists and even underwater photographers – but on a tour with us, you’ll always learn how to shoot in your own style. Our guides absolutely love to get involved in local life, and they’ll make you feel at home wherever you go – whether it’s a tea shop alongside Hanoi’s railway tracks, a docker’s workshop in Danang, or a Red Dzao stilt house in Ha Giang. 

Popular Destinations

Northern Vietnam - The Golden Harvest @ Mu-Cang-Chai

Northern Vietnam

Vietnam’s north is rugged, traditional and full of new adventures.  If you want to photograph street traders, towering mountainscapes and colourful hill-tribes, this is the place to explore.

Hanoi Long Bien Market

Central Vietnam

Central Vietnam boasts two of the country’s most renowned cultural travel destinations, Hoi An and Hue, and a mouth-watering menu of local dishes. Capture the bustling fishing communities and traditional village’s

Vietnam's Number 1 Photo Tour Operator Saigon Street Vision Colour

Southern Vietnam

Explore Southern Vietnam, the Mekong Delta’s tropical jungle, idyllic waterways and leisurely riverside life and Saigon’s Labyrinth of alleyways for picture perfect street photos

Our upcoming Featured Tours

September 12, 2022

Vietnam by Rail

Vietnam by Rail

Travel from Saigon to Hanoi on Vietnam’s Reunification Express while learning the art of travel photography. Capture daily Vietnamese life in the cities of Saigon, Danang and Hanoi, Explore the eastern coastline, fishing villages and sleepy towns, capture traders, fishermen and the indigenous Life along the railway. Experience crossing the Hai Van Pass, one of the world’s most spectacular train journeys on our 11 day photographers adventure though Vietnam.

September 12, 2022

September 22, 2022

Golden Harvest

View over the Golden Rice Paddies @ Mu-Cang-Chai

14 Days through Northern Vietnam on our ultimate mountain photo adventure, Capture ‘golden season’ on the towering rice terraces of Mu Cang Chai and Sapa. Rainy season is over. The harvest fast approaches, the paddies turn from bright green to gold in a matter of weeks, its a landscape photographer’s dream.

September 22, 2022

November 3, 2022

Opium Trail

Vietnam's Number 1 Photo Tour Operator OpiumTrial Family

13 days following Vietnam’s historical opium trade and the environment it flourished in. You’ll encounter and capture the montagnards of the northern hill tribes and visit colonial palaces and the scattered ruins of French forts and gun emplacements, all remains of that nation’s management of the opium trade in northern Vietnam nearly a century ago.

November 3, 2022

April 21, 2023

Vietnam by Rail

Vietnam by Rail

Travel from Saigon to Hanoi on Vietnam’s Reunification Express while learning the art of travel photography. Capture daily Vietnamese life in the cities of Saigon, Danang and Hanoi, Explore the eastern coastline, fishing villages and sleepy towns, capture traders, fishermen and the indigenous Life along the railway. Experience crossing the Hai Van Pass, one of the world’s most spectacular train journeys on our 11 day photographers adventure though Vietnam.

April 21, 2023

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Photographers Rejoice!

Hello photographers and travelers! We at Hope all is well, and you’re raring to get exploring again. We certainly are! On March 16, 2022, Vietnam’s international borders re-opened to tourism. Finally, we’re able to welcome you back to explore our astoundingly photogenic country

Work With US

Are you a photographer or photo tour company thinking of bringing a group to Vietnam?  We work with select individuals and companies from abroad to help them organize unique photo adventures in the region.  These have included renowned international photographers with credits in media outlets like National Geographic and US, Europe and Australia-based operators running photo tours internationally.