Ninh Binh photography tour

Photography tour to Tam Coc, Ninh BinhJust 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.

Arial view of the boat dock in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh provinceOur Ninh Binh photography tour departs from Hanoi from early morning. This allows us to photograph Ninh Binh as the day starts. Our first stop is the well-known boaat dock of Tam Coc, with boats lining up and locals doing activities besides. This is a great place for photography as you can capture the locals doing laundry in the water, kids swimming nearby if in summer time. Green Karst formations make the perfect backdrop to highlight our subjects. Later on we head for the rural market of Tam Coc. Here, we will be capturing the daily life of the locals. The market is our stage, where we learn about playing with light and compositions.

Our next stop on the Ninh Binh photography tour is the hike to Hang Mua. 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 waves trail along. This enriches the content of your shot. Later on, treat ourselves to the 90-minute boat row along the scenic Ngo Dong river, before lunch with local cuisines.

This afternoon, photograph in a leave dyeing center and also make our way to a traditional ceramic village, before sunset photography in the wetland of Van Long.

Ninh Binh photography tour summary
Tour duration
1 day (12-13 hours)
Tour route
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Level of difficulty
Tour cost
198 USD/person (min. 02 persons)
* Solo surcharge 150 USD
Group size
Maximum 06
Private car

Ninh Binh photography tour highlights

Ninh Binh photography tour itinerary

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