Just 2 hours away from the bustling streets of Hanoi, and you’ll find yourself in Ninh Binh, a destination that boasts unparalleled natural beauty. Here, nature unfolds before your eyes with towering rock formations shrouded in foliage, attracting landscape photographers. Ninh Binh’s breathtaking landscapes have even earned it a spot in the limelight on CNN. This region harmoniously combines the tranquility of the countryside, majestic vistas, and the warm hospitality of its people.
Our Ninh Binh photography tour departs from Hanoi from early morning. This allows us to photograph Ninh Binh as the day starts. Our first destination is the well-known Tam Coc- where travelers come for the scenic boat trip. In Tam Coc, we will be exploring life at the start of the day. We first head for the rural market of Tam Coc. Here, we will be capturing the daily life of the locals. And the market is our stage, where we learn about playing with light and compositions for our photography.
Later on, our Ninh Binh photography tour heads for the boat dock of Tam Coc. With boats lining up and locals doing activities besides, this is a great place for photography. You can expect to capture the locals doing laundry in the water of the dock, kids swimming nearby. Green Karst formations make the perfect backdrop to highlight our subjects.
Another highlight that can’t be missed out on our Ninh Binh photography tour is the hike to Hang Mua top. This hike is strenuous with almost 500 steps, but it’s a great exercise. Once on top, the fairly tales landscape of Ninh Binh opens up in your view finder. Some hundred feet underneath, the Ngo Dong rivers peacefully flows along the gigantic Karst formations, then through them. Along the water, boat rowers paddle, leaving the water wave trail along. This enrich the content of your shot.
After lunch with local treats, our Ninh Binh photo tour will be heading for an extremely photogenic site: The lowland of Trang An. Trang An is a regions full of bush-grown karst formations jutting out of the emerald water. The water currents create numerous limestone caverns, through which we boat and photograph. You might want to know that the scenery here appeared in Hollywood bomb “King Kong“.
After over an hour of doing the relaxing boat trip ride, our Ninh Binh photo tour will be heading for Hanoi. On the way, we will be driving along the countryside’s roads, out of the beaten travel tracks. Here, we will make stops during sunset time to capture the photogenic scenes as the sunlight turns sweet. Our Ninh Binh photo tour accomplishes as we reach Hanoi at around 7:30 pm.
Our Ninh Binh photography tour will start early today, at 5:00am.
We will drive from Hanoi, and reach Ninh Binh after 02 hours. After our breakfast in Ninh Binh with local Pho, we will be heading for the boat dock and capture the various scenes. Here, we will play with the morning light while photographing the locals doing their laundry in the water.
Later on, the stage of our Ninh Binh photography tour is at the Tam Coc market, where we will see into composition and how to best capture the market scenes.
The next place of our Ninh Binh photography tour is Hang Mua, we we climb to the top and photograph from this commanding view point. From here, the Ngo Dong river flows like a silk current through the different limestone caves. As the boat rowers paddles, lines of waves trail along the boat, creating a photogenic look.
After lunch, take a peaceful boat trip along the water of Trang An, a beautiful lowland region with water and karst formations. We will be going through the limestone caverns while doing our photography.
In the afternoon, our Ninh Binh photography tour will be heading for the countryside and capture sunset scenery before returning to Hanoi, finishing a full, busy but fruitful photography day.
Our Ninh Binh photography tour requires a minimum of 02 participants to cover the expenses. Should you wish to make this one private for yourself only, please send us an email.