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Vietnam Photography Tours

Unique Vietnam Photography Tours & Workshops

We run highly-acclaimed photography tours and adventures to the most spectacular and fascinating parts of Vietnam, from north to south and everywhere in between. We will get you off the beaten track and discovering the real Vietnam with your camera.

Our Vietnam photography tours have been specially designed to give you rich opportunities for photographic storytelling, as well as an unforgettable adventure. They also offer a premium experience, from professional photography tuition in a small group to stylish and comfortable accommodation. On one of our photography tours you may find yourself mixing with H’mong and Red Dzao hill tribes at a dawn market and turning in for the night at a luxurious mountain eco-lodge. Or you could be photographing from a train window as you cross the Hai Van Pass at sunset, before enjoying cocktails at a boutique beachside resort. 

If you want to see and photograph the best of Vietnam, and enjoy the company of a small group of fellow photography enthusiasts, these are the photo tours for you. Led by our team of professional photographer guides, all with extensive local experience, you’ll gain insights and knowledge unique to Vietnam in Focus. Join us to find out why we are the choice of National Geographic, the Travel Channel, Lonely Planet and The Guardian.

 2024 Featured Tour Schedule
Tour NameDeparture Dates
Days of the DragonCompleted
Gods of the SeaCompleted
Ultimate Vietnam Photography AdventureMay 5th to 21st
Journey to the WestAugust 30th to September 9th 
Vietnam by RailSeptember 2nd to 11th
Golden HarvestSeptember 16th to 27th
Miracles of the  MekongSeptember 29th to October 8th
Opium TrailNovember 7th to 19th

Guests are welcome to an early bird discount of 5% when booking 12 months or more in advance.

Tour departures will be confirmed 3 months in advance, and depend on a minimum number of guests. Guests should not book flights until they receive confirmation of the tour departure.

We take a maximum number of five guests per one tour leader. With larger groups we will split between two tour leaders.

Prices include all transport, accommodation, food and non-alcoholic drinks, plus local guides and government permits as per itinerary

 2025 Featured Tour Schedule
Tour NameDeparture Dates
Days of the DragonFebruary 1st to 10th
Gods of the SeaMarch 12th to 23rd
Ultimate Vietnam Photography AdventureMay 4th to 20th
Journey to the WestAugust 30th to September 9th
Vietnam by RailApril 21st  to 1st May
September 8th to 18th
Golden HarvestSeptember 15th to 26th
Miracles of the  MekongSeptember 29th to October 8th
Opium TrailNovember 6th to 18th

Featured Multiday Vietnam Photo Adventures

Welcome the New Year with the hill tribes of Northern Vietnam

Experience the Gao Tau festival, Hmong fire dancing & lunar new year festivities with the Dzao, Hmong & Tay people during far Northern Vietnam's festival season. Cameras in hand, we'll explore the spectacular landscapes and colorful tribal communities around Sapa on a photographic adventure to remember. In the company of our photography team and local Black Hmong guides, this is the ultimate, authentic encounter with Vietnam's hill tribes.

Experience the thrilling Phuoc Hai Whale-Worshiping Festival

Explore southern Vietnam's spectacular coastline and traditional cultures on this immersive photo adventure. Travel by boat down the Saigon RIver to discover the mangroves and salt farms of Can Gio, before heading north to experience the vibrant Phuoc Hai Whale-Worshiping Festival. In Ninh Thuan, we'll encounter the ethnic Cham tribe and the wild volcanic landscapes of Nui Chua National Park en route to remote, palm-fringed Whale Island.

Experience and photograph the very best of Vietnam in one epic adventure

Embark on the ultimate Vietnam photography adventure, capturing the vibrant tapestry of this diverse nation. From the bustling streets of Saigon to the enchanting landscapes of Ha Giang, experience the rich cultural journey, blending urban energy, traditional markets, and the colorful tribes of the far north. Join us on an epic visual expedition, documenting the very best of Vietnam from south to north in a single, unforgettable adventure.

Moc Chau Love Market and the tribes of the Black River Valley

Discover Vietnam's final frontier, the wild northwest. Capture candid people photography as you mix with the ethnic tribes of this incredible area. Festivals such as Moc Chau Love Market offer plenty of opportunities for dazzling images, but we’ll also enjoy intimate moments with our local friends in the homes and hamlets we visit. The landscapes here are a photographer's paradise, with sweeping vistas, lush tea and rice fields, and the cloudy Black River valley, offering endless opportunities for creative composition. Along the way, we'll create a stunning visual narrative of a remote region of northern Vietnam rich with cultural and scenic beauty.

Explore Vietnam's stunning land and people from south to north on the Reunification Express

Travel from Saigon to Hanoi on the legendary Reunification Express, while creating a stunning visual narrative of life in all three regions of Vietnam. From street photography in Saigon's Chinatown and little-known railway village, we'll head up the eastern coastline, to the sand dunes of Mui Ne. By the sea, we'll explore fishing villages and sleepy harbors, snap portraits of traders and fishermen at work with their nets. Between World Heritage-listed Hoi An and the Imperial capital of Hue, we'll cross the Hai Van Pass, one of the world's most spectacular short train journeys. Then it's north to the scenic splendor of a cruise on Ha Long Bay, before we roll into Hanoi, Vietnam's richly-cultured and highly photogenic capital.

Photograph the real northwest Vietnam during the season of golden rice

Get off the beaten track with the Vietnam photo tour experts, enjoying epic rice terraces, bustling markets and an authentic up close encounter with the Hmong, Dzao and Tay minorities. We travel from east to west across Vietnam's mountainous north, an area we've been photographing for over a decade. In the company of our local friends, we'll mingle with the tribes as they begin to farm the rice terraces, giving us unforgettable experiences and unique photo opportunities.

Photograph Flooding Season in the Mekong Delta

Immerse yourself in the cultures of Southern Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Explore the very best this region has to offer, from Saigonese street photography to awe-inspiring riverside brick factories, from bustling water markets to tranquil mangrove forest, and the unforgettable highlight of the Khmer Ox Racing Festival

Explore Vietnam's True North from Sapa to Ha Giang, in the Footsteps of the Opium Traders

Trace the remnants of Vietnam’s historical opium trade through the mountains and tribal villages of Sapa, Hoang Su Phi and Ha Giang. You'll encounter the Hmong, Dzao and Tay tribes, and visit colonial palaces and the scattered ruins of French forts, along the way creating a rich visual story of unique documentary travel images.