Vietnam Photography Vacation
13 Days

National Geographic Photojournalist Stuart Foster refers to Vietnam as an ideal destination for photography. From North to South, bustling city or meandering river delta, around every corner and over each hilltop, you will find something worthy of capturing. A 13 days journey takes photographers from charming Hanoi, known as the Paris of Asia, to the one of the world largest cave Swallow Cave (Hang En), with its jaw dropping exit and stunning nature, and on to Bo Hoong, with a unique combination of colorful cultures and the fascinating customs of the Kotu hill-tribe people in the Central Highland. And most captivating, the greatest treasure of Vietnam, the hospitality of the people donning vibrant colors and smiling faces, awaits camera carrying travelers at every destination.

From US$1,777

This trip is designed and planned by photographers who live and work in this region and offers the services of highly qualified photography experts to assist and provide exceptional photographic opportunities.Among the trip highlights are the magnificient gift of nature Swallow Cave, the Royal Citadel and vast array of beautiful imperial tombs of Hue, and the living jewel of Hoi An, with a perfect blending cultures and eastern & western architecture. Sisters Tours Vietnam offers you special touches in this trip: Customized itineraries with personalized attention to accommodation selection, convenient transportation and the reassurance of being in the capable, attentive service of our personnel every step of the way.


  • Well-known on international news/appeared on reality shows;
  • Visited by famous international photographers/journalist;
  • Scenetic landscape and the colorfulness of local people, ethnic people are preferable;
  • Friendliness of people for allowing taking pictures of them;
  • Stable weather with lots of sunshines;
  • Historic architecture;
  • Focus on hand-free activity to be able to capture the moments;
  • Motorcycle tour with a driver could be added for beautiful tracks with lots to capture.
  • As such, the photographer would have open view to feel the beauty of landscape.
  • And motorbike is a mean of transport that photographers often like;
  • Homestay with ethnic people;
  • In the city, visit places where the young Vietnamese are often go to photograph. So
  • that they could feel the photographing trend in Vietnam;
  • Herbal bath and massage should be included as the energy they spend for photographing with lots of equipment;
  • Taking with historians/artists with extraordinary stories. Photographers often like taking portrait picture of person who has a history in them; 

Optional Extention

  • Expert guide & photography specialist (upon request) with knowledge and passion for the art of photo taking. Photographic equipment and gear.
  • Ample photo opportunities at pristine areas of North and Central of Vietnam.

Experiences & Attractions

  • Drift through Hanoi's Old Quarter, exploring the streets by foot and cycle, meeting and photographing the inhabitants of a city that bursts its own seams.
  • Get memorable shots of Hoi an - the Old Town, its people and its beautiful scenery.  Guides provide insights as to where exactly to go, how to approach locals, and when to get the best light.
  • Frame the combined majesty and culture of the revered and historical ancient capital of Hue
  • When it's finally time to put the cameras down, enjoy the culinary wonders that make any trip to Vietnam a delectable treat.
  • Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
    Upon arrival at Hanoi International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
  • Day 2: Hanoi
    Day 2: Hanoi
    Rise at dawns to witness the thriving Long Bien Market as thousands of deliveries from the provinces and farther-flung regions of Vietnam provide the traders with stock. And greet a new day at sunrise on the legendary Long Bien Bridge. Afterwards, observe local people doing their Hanoi style exercises around Hoan Kiem lake. After breakfast, transfer to a café shop on the café street to understand the café culture here. Explore the Old Quarter, steep in most hidden corner or quiet alley that very few travelers has been to take photos of Hanoian busy with life. Make a visit to meet with a musician with his precious collection of different Vietnam traditional instruments. Learn about his music journey and the serendipity of falling in love with the traditional music. Portrait a passionate protector of Vietnam traditional instruments. After lunch, visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam where display a wide range of textiles, craft of 54 ethnic minorities living in Vietnam. Free at leisure to photograph Hanoi your style before we pick you up for Ray Quan, a special rendezvous by the railway, right in the centre of Hanoi to enjoy your indigenous dinner while watching train passing by within a distance of only 6 feet. After dinner, walk to HCM Mausoleum at 9pm to observe the interesting Flag Lowering Ceremony where the locals disregarding how old gathering proudly under the Vietnamese flag, standing still to show their respect to the ceremony. (B,D)
  • Day 3: Hanoi - Dong Hoi - Paradise cave
    Day 3: Hanoi - Dong Hoi - Paradise cave
    Take an early flight in the morning bounding for Dong Hoi, meet your escort and drive to Lakehouse Guesthouse at Phong Nha. After refreshment, heading to Paradise Cave to explore the longest dry cave in Asia. Come back Dong Hoi at late afternoon. (L)
  • Day 4 + 5: Dong Hoi - Swallow cave
    Day 4 + 5: Dong Hoi - Swallow cave
    Today begin trekking through Swallow Cave – after scrambling down a jungle mountain from an elevation of 500m, you’ll meet with the remote mountain tribe of only 42 people living in Ban Doong Village, deep in the National Park. From here you’ll follow a spectacular river valley to reach Hang En - which has been recognized as one of the most captivating caves on earth by National Geographic. Explore the cave with your expert English-speakingguide and see some fascinating 300 million year old fossils. Visit the jaw-dropping exit of Hang En, which is over 120m high and 110m wide, and climb down to the river valley that leads to Son Doong Cave! Return via a different route in this huge cave back to camp for a well-earned rest and dinner. Watch the thousands of swifts return to the cave at dusk and try and spot a flying fox! (B,L,D)
  • Day 6: Dong Hoi - Hue
    Day 6: Dong Hoi - Hue
    Heading to Hue on your private transfer. After arrival and refreshment, visit Tu Hieu Pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in Hue with its genuinely architecture still remains after hundreds years. It’s one of Hue’s most atmospheric pagodas on account of its tranquil setting. Visit conical hat making village to learn how to make the famous traditional hat in Da Le Village. Yet, mind blowing with the scene of hundreds beige white conical hat lining up in the host house under the sun, a symbol of Hue. Take a walk around Huong River at sunset to absorb in, and capture the charming tranquility of Hue. (B,L)
  • Day 7: Hue - Hoi An
    Day 7: Hue - Hoi An
    Morning half day visiting the magnificent tomb of Emperor and cruising on a private dragon boat trip along Perfume River and see the famous Thien Mu Pagoda. The majestic and magnificent of Hue that could not be described literally could be flipped as you let go the track of time and let yourself drown into the stories of this poetic city. Enjoy a drive along the scenic coast and passing through Hai Van Pass to Danang, take a short walk to Cham Museum (optinal) where reside the most important Cham masterpieces of the vanished Champa Kingdom. Driving on to Hoi An - a lovely ancient town. Relaxing after days of picking on your heavy photographing kit. (B)
  • Day 8: Hoi An
    Day 8: Hoi An
    Wake up early at 5am for a 3 hours session observing the early local life here. Watch the fishermen bring in their catch from a night at sea on the river delta; where ocean and river meet. Witness how locals smoke and dry the fish. There is ample opportunity to capture the morning light spilling across the water, to get shots of light filtering through the fish smoking chamber and plenty of countryside greenery to give you contrast. Back to your hotel for relaxing
    In the afternoon, you have free time on your own to discover the ancient town your way. Gather up at 3pm to chase the sunset in Hoi An. Sunset in Hoi An makes for an infinite hue of colors and reflections. Photograph the old quarter in the best light, soaking up the afternoon sun and colors on the river. (B)
  • Day 9: Hoi An - Bhohoong
    Day 9: Hoi An - Bhohoong
    Morning hop on private jeep travelling to northeast mountain area of Quang Nam province, stop to visit Bang An Cham tower. Then continue to Prao town, along the historic Ho Chi Minh trail with stops for photos taking. Arrive Prao town and have a simple picnic lunch. After that move to D’Rong, a village of Co Tu minority who specialize in making brocade, visit their showroom and learn procedure of this handy-craft art.
    Leave the village to move forward to your bungalow at Ba Hom. In the afternoon, join the villagers for diverse culture activities here. A dinner with unique local dishes and dancing performance will be served in the evening at stilt-house. (B,L,D)

  • Day 10: Bho Hoong - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh city
    Day 10: Bho Hoong - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh city
    After breakfast, take about 2,5 hours trekking through local small villages, crossing section of original Ho Chi Minh trails. Leave Ba Hom village to visit a Co TU artist’s house , interacting with Y Cong who used to be Chief of the village. Here you will see many wooden carving statues, and learn to play bamboo instrument. After lunch, return to Hoi An before catching your flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive the city and relax. (B,L)
  • Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City
    Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City
    Join a British art historian on an inspiring journey to take a close look at the major shifts in 20th and 21st century Vietnam as seen through the eyes of Vietnamese artists. From the fresh white spaces of leading contemporary art galleries to the grand halls of the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts museum, the journey takes participants from colonialism to independence, communism to globalization. The afternoon is at leisure before your Vespa adventure in the evening around Saigon for a feel of the nightlife feast of HCMC, a city of traffic, food and fun. (B,D)
  • Day 12: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh
    Day 12: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh
    After breakfast, get on a sampan to visit Cai Be floating market, a cultural feature of Mekong Delta. Try to visit it early and you will see the most vibrant scene on a Mekong River branch with hundreds of boats gathering for fresh produce trade. Continue the discovery of Mekong Delta on local bike through the tranquil winding lanes and crossing canals. Take in the fresh air, beautiful view and taste some freshly picked fruit in local orchards. Return to HCMC in the afternoon. (B,L) 
  • Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city departure
    Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city departure
    Enjoy a typical breakfast with Banh my (Vietnamese baguette) and café to experience the local life of the Saigonese. Free at leisure before your departure flight. (B)
For budget from US$ 1,777 (VND 37,789,000 ) per person
The price is generally based on group of 4 people for 13 days itinerary in deluxe hotels (sharing room) including excursions and private guiding. 

Suggested Accommodation:
Hanoi Maison boutique hotel
Dong Hoi Lakehouse resort
Hue Saigon Morin hotel
Hoi An Vinh Hung riverside resort
Ho Chi Minh Grand hotel



·       Gala Dinner on Dec.24 & 31 is not included. 
·       All accommodation are shared Double/Twin room with daily breakfast.
·       Promotion depends on each hotel. Please contact us for more information.
Please contact us at  (+84 4) 35622733 /  24hrs number: 877 - 315 - 9164/ info@sisterstoursvn or via our Contact Page for a complimentary consultuation.
  • Halong bay 2 days: Capture astonishing sunsets and and sunrises over Halong Bay (the "Bay of Descending Dragons") or just enjoy the superb scenery and nearly 2000 lime stone islands and monoliths throughout the bay.
  • Ninh Binh - Mai Chau Valley 5 days: Spend 2 nights in Hue, the imperial capital city that feels more like a l60 miles from Hanoi is Ninh Binh, visit a province rich of history and natural beauty, particularly striking during harvest time (April to May) finishing with 2 days & nights on a cycling trip, to experience the region's beauty from every angle.
  • Sapa 3 days: Discover the vistas in the stunning Tonkenese Alps in aseries of photograph treks around the mountain town of Sapa. Extraordinary landscapes await, from the towering Fansipan Mountain to the lush, terraced rice paddy’s and beautiful river valleys.