Tribal culture insight
This photo tours is designed to incorporate the beauty of life in the northern mountains of Vietnam. As not only will you get to photograph the mesmerizing landscape of mountains and rice terraces, but also capture life in the mountains, as we venture into ethnic colorful markets or wander in little fairy tales villages.
Explore the mountains of northern Vietnam - where life remains as it has always been
Amazing rice terraces
Our northern Vietnam photography tour starts today! We drive into the countryside and make way to the photogenic province of Lao Cai – where our creativity soars. This afternoon, with your camera at hand, we will explore the village near Bac Ha on foot. This is to warm up and also to take in some scenes of the local daily life.
Day 2 -3
A mountain market is our photography subject for the morning of day 2. Each market of the kind takes place on one certain day of the week (following the lunar calendar). This is where the locals not only exchange products, but also where they socialize and to some, a chance to find the lover. Here, you can see people walk their animals to sell (buffaloes, cows, pigs, chickens), a group of men sit happily in a corner to eat and drink, a group of local women trying new dresses, all surrounded by the smells of food coming out from smoke-rising kitchens. All pose great photography opts for your camera.
Day 3 has our photo tour headed for Muong Hum – a rice bowl of the region. Here, vast rice terraces stretch from one hillside to the next. The rice terraces are among greatest manual works of the local people, and a wonder of the world. Capture this unique scenes with you camera.
Day 4 – 5
On Day 4, we find Y Ty the base of our shooting day. This morning we walk into an authentic village whose people live in the traditional earthen-walled houses. Their traditional daily activities take place in front of our cameras.
Capturing photogenic rice terraces in the region and people working to harvest the crop is among our main goals for the day. We will allow ample amount of time for your creativity, in different lights of the day.
Evening of Day 5 finds ourselves surrounded by the great range of Hoang Lien Mountain.
This morning, our photography group head for the foot of the Hoang Lien range, in search for capturing the Vietnamese women picking up tea leaves in one of the largest tea plantations of Southeast Asia.
Day 7, 8
After a night in Mu Cang Chai, we will rise in time to capture the amazing rice terraces, considered to be among national heritages. We explore hidden regions inside Mu Cang Chai. We will also spend our night with a local family for our last fest of our photography tour in northern Vietnam, before making our way to Hanoi.
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Preparation for this trip includes: