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.
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.
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.