Best Vietnam Photo Trip

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The Best Best Vietnam Photo Trip

Duration: 5 Days
Trip Code: ORG_BPO5

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Mu Cang Chai in North Vietnam is the spectacular site with amazing terrace fields. Mu Cang Chai and Bai Tu Long Bay will give you the deep impression for special photography at steeps hills and valleys as well as limestone karst in Bai Tu Long bay wonder. The mountain scapes and seascapes are big attractions to photographers and trekkers.

Let take the tour and discover its differences beauties!


  • This itinerary is a private tour. It shows you what is possible to travel and visiting with our guide and driver
  • We CAN also tailor made this trip as your requirement and budget such as accommodation, its inclusions…

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Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi - Morning Flower Market - Mu Cang Chai. Homestay Mu Cang Chai (B/L/D)

Morning activities:

Our guide and driver in early morning to get the enjoyment of Quang Ba Flower market where crowded midnight to early morning.

Here you have the opportunity to explore chaotic early morning markets with many different flowers. And also witnessed the changing of the honor guards ceremony as well as join the local early risers for Tai Chi at Hoan Kiem Lake. Have breakfast with the locals in the Old Quarter.

After that you leave Hanoi city centre for Mu Cang Chai. You are driven to west of Hanoi following the national way – No.32 to Nghia Lo district of Yen Bai province. En route is the chance for you to see and admire beautiful scenery of Vietnam mountains. Have a lunch in local restaurant in Nghia Lo, then keep on driving up to Mu Cang Chai.

Afternoon & evening activities:

This afternoon you continue to have chance to stop-over in Tu Le for visiting and admire of the imposing landscape of mountains and valleys and the beautiful rice terrace filed of this area – Tu Le, Van Ban district of Yen Bai province. Mu Cang Chai where brings you amazing of terrace rice field and local life. Have dinner and overnight at homestay in Mu Cang Chai.

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Day 2: Mu Cang Chai - Nghia Lo. Homestay In Nghia Lo (B/L/D)

Morning activities:

After having breakfast at the stilt house, this morning guide will take you to visit and take photograph Che Cu Nha Rice Terrace Field of Hmong people. And then visit as well as take photograph at Che Xu Phinh, La Phan Tan – it was recognized the national landscape of Vietnam in 2007 where have famous and nicest terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai District. Back Mu Cang Chai for having lunch at local foodstall.

Afternoon & evening activities:

This afternoon you will leave Mu Cang Chai for Nghia Lo, on the way you are free to discover the wild land of Nghia Lo. You have more chance to see beautiful mountain landscapes as well as terrace fields. Pass through Khau Pha Pass which known as one of the most spectacular one in North Vietnam. Check in homestay. Have dinner at the family and interact with local people to learn more of their culture. Overnight at stilt house.

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Day 3: Nghia Lo - Ha Noi. O/n In Hanoi (B/L)

Morning activities:

Have breakfast at the family. This morning you have time to enjoy the fresh air and breakfast in Nghia Lo. You will leave Nghia Lo to visit Suoi Giang Eco-Park where is a part of Hong Lien Son national park, it is home of ancient green tea, you walk around to know about the special green tea of Vietnam and take photograph in the tea garden.

Next is the visiting Hoc village where is hot-steam, traveler can enjoy and have a bath in natural hot-water of stream. Have lunch at local food stall.

Afternoon activities:

This afternoon guide and driver transfer you to return Hanoi city. Your trip will end at hotel in Hanoi. Say goodbye our guide and driver at your hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at your hotel in Hanoi.

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Day 4: Ha Noi - Halong - Bai Tu Long Bay. O/n On Athena Cruise (B/L/D)

Morning activities:

Say goodbye the bustling City of Hanoi with shuttle bus driver and guide (note: shuttle bus pick up and drop off at hotels around Hoan Kiem Lake and Old Quarter, incase hotel is outside these areas, please make a private car arrangement or come to cruise office for starting tour)

Have a 20-minutes stopover in Hai Duong city where you can experience our hand-made Vietnamese handicraft products to get more experience in Vietnam. You arrive in Hon Gai wharf at noon time.

Afternoon activities:

Afternoon is the time you get on board, have a welcome drink as you board of the Athena Cruise. Our Cruise Manager will give you a briefing and safety instructions as well as review the itinerary for the day before you check in.

Then you have the buffet lunch while the boat is cruising towards North East of Ha Long Bay .

The rest of time this afternoon you relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel can Next you do kayak to visit Vung Vieng fishing village. Enjoy happy hour- buy one get one free in our bar will be started from 17:30 to 18:45

From the sundeck you can participate and compete in our Master Chef Cooking Demonstration with traditional Vietnamese food: Deep Fried Spring Roll and the decorative technique of creating flower carvings from fresh fruit or vegetables.

Evening activities:

Have a set menu multi-course Dinner on board. Then you have free time on the boat. Also you can enjoy squid fishing from the first deck of the boat, enjoy the topdeck and drink service or you can return to your room.

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Day 5: Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L)

Morning activities:

Wake up early and enjoy the sunrise over the bay. You also have a Tai Chi demonstration on the Sundeck; tea and coffee are available at this time.

Have breakfast at restaurant on board. And then you visit and discover Thien Canh Son cave in Bai Tu Long Bay. Here is the chance for you to witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.

Note: There are about 400 steps to get up to the cave.

You make check out is from 09.00 to 09:30. This is also the time you can put your luggage on the first deck for us to transfer to our tender and settle your bill with reception.

While the cruise sails back the harbor, you have brunch at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.

Disembark to Hon Gai Pier at 10:30 am.

Afternoon activities:

Our driver transfers you return Hanoi and you get back hotel in Hanoi at around 16.00 pm. Check in hotel.

Evening activities:

This evening is the time you are free to get more experience around Ha Noi city by walking, enjoying street foods, drink beer, etc. Overnight at your hotel.



  • Free visa letter to Vietnam if yes
  • Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees at sites mentioned in the program (once entry)
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Homestay in Mu Cang Chai, Nghia Lo with breakfast
  • Bai Tu Long Bay cruise trip 2days/1night on Athena Cruise (Accommodation, kayak, entrance fee, cruise, meals on board, etc)
  • Mineral water daily


  • International Air Fare in & out Vietnam if any
  • Domestic Air Fare if any
  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle
  • Other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, soft & hard drinks
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips are welcomed!
  • Travel Insurance
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