Ninh Binh Photography Day Tour
Experience Tam Coc Nature Reserve and the Ancient Capital of Hoa Lu
Discover classic lowland northern Vietnam on our Ninh Binh Photography Day Tour. Our trip includes a two-hour boat journey at Tam Coc Nature Reserve, or ‘Ha Long Bay on land’.
A photographic exploration of the ruins at Vietnam’s ancient capital of Hoa Lu, and a sunset wander through the stunning paddies and river valleys of this beautiful region.
Learn the art of great travel photography while exploring one of northern Vietnam’s most scenic and culturally-rich provinces.
7:00am – Hotel pick-up and departure by minibus for Ninh Binh
9:00am – Arrival at Tam Coc and boat trip through valley and caves. We have a workshop on landscape photography and portraiture as we cruise, and have time for a trek up to one of the region’s most beautiful ancient pagodas.
11:00am – Return to Tam Coc for lunch, followed by coffee and feedback on photos taken so far.
12:30pm – Depart for Hoa Lu, a complex of ruins that in the 10th and 11th centuries stood as the capital of Vietnam.
1:30pm – Walking tour of Hoa Lu, with a focus on shooting architecture.
3:00pm – Explore the paddies and villages around Ninh Binh – scenes of rural life. We’ll look in more detail at landscape photography, and capturing images of working life, with conical-hatted farmers and their buffalo making particularly interesting subjects.
5:00pm – We capture sunset shots in the countryside before heading back to Hanoi.
7:30pm – Return to Hanoi and hotel drop-off.