Danang Riverside by Night Photo Tour - A Vibrant Photography Experience
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Danang's Riverside by Night

An ever-changing skyline

Master new photography skills while exploring the Danang riverside by night. Capture the ever-changing skyline at sunset, cross the famous Dragon and Han bridges and explore the colorful city by the river.  This tour will show you the best of Danang after dark and allow you to focus on long exposure photography (so bring a tripod along!) but also on low light street photography.

We will focus on how to get the best photos of the colorful lights and create impactful pictures of the cityscape, but also look at how to tell a story about life here.  Shoot photos of locals and tourists alike mingling at coffee shops, bars and small street stalls in the evening, and capture the real feel of this bustling city.

If you take this tour on a weekend, be prepared for a surprise at the Dragon Bridge at the end of the tour.

Expectations from Danang Riverside by Night

Danang is a young and vibrant developing city. Dragon bridge is the pinnacle of such growth and no better place to start photographing. As the sun sets, the skyline begins to change, the city lights begin to flicker on. And the madness of rush  hour traffic makes long exposure photography a real pleasure and the results can be spectacular. Fluctuations in natural light and streaks of moving light from vehicles will light up your shots. Your photographer guide will help you explore the camera settings and compositions that can be achieved during this extraordinary time of day. 

Now that that chaos and evening traffic are in full swing well take a stroll capturing moving images and portraits in front of some very iconic buildings. And we’ll explore artificial light that can be manipulated and adapted through the camera and lens.

It all makes for a very exciting and enjoyable experience and you’ll come away with some great photos and knowledge to use in the future photography and evening explorations

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The service from Vietnam in Focus is exceptional. The guides were friendly and very knowledgeable, and the locations were stunning. I would highly recommend them to anyone with a camera

Tour Information

Recommended Equipment

  • DSLR Camera or Film Camera
  • Memory Card
  • Fully Charged Battery
  • Wide angle or Zoom lens

What's included

  • Hotel Pickup & Drop Off
  • Professional Photographer Guide

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food & Drinks

Tour Length

4hrs ( 5:00pm to 9:00 am)
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 minutes prior to this time0

Level of Difficulty

Moderate Physical activity (Walking)

Tour HIghlights

  • Dragon Bridge
  • Pink Cathedral
  • City Hall
  • Le Duan St
  • Son Tra Night Market

Photography Highlights

  • Camera Settings
  • Lens Options
  • Street Photography
  • Portraiture
  • Documentary Photography
  • Story Boarding
  • Context and Relationships
  • Low Light Photography

Photography teaching

On a photo tour with us, your experience, images and development as a photographer are the priority. Tips to improve your pictures will be provided by our professional photographer guides throughout the tour, and we’ll have regular reviews. While enjoying a rich variety of photographic opportunities on tour, you’ll gain valuable insights on how to get the best out of your images, and how to take your skills to the next level.

Photography teaching


Per person


Per Person


Per Person
3-5 People


Tour FAQ's

In the event of forecasted heavy rain, we’ll contact you to reschedule or cancel the tour and give you a full refund.  If it’s early morning and raining heavily, our guide will call you on the phone number you gave us to discuss options for postponement or cancellation.  In the event of cancellation we’ll issue a full refund.

Yes, you can.  We have a Nikon DSLR available to rent for $30 per tour including free memory card.  Please enquire on booking.

Yes, you do.  Vietnam in Focus is not liable to pay any costs associated with injury etc on our tours.

Yes, they can.  Costs (or free joining) depend on each tour, so please enquire on booking.

Yes, you can.  People often join our tours using film cameras.  You may not be able to edit in camera, but the composition tips are still basically the same.

Yes, you can.  Smartphone cameras are pretty amazing nowadays.

Training or guidance will be provided by our photographers throughout the tour. Our guides will tailor your learning experience depending on your interest, style and experience from amateurs to professionals we can provide simple techniques to improve your photography, gain further knowledge of your camera and lenses, as well as develop your photographic eye to capture that amazing shot.

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Danang Riverside by Night Photo Tour


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