Vietnam in Focus

Vietnam in Focus

Explorer Vietnam through photography: PASSIONATE, ART, EXPERIENCED, UNIQUE & FABULOUS. We give you practical skills, unique experiences and fantastic shots to prove it.

Pu Luong Nature Reserve Workshop

Discover one of northern Vietnam’s most spectacular and secluded regions on this weekend workshop in Pu Luong Nature Reserve. We set up base at the charming Kho Muong minority village for two days, with a workshop on landscape photography and portraiture. This area brings you overlooking a stunning valley of rice paddies and misty mountains, and we’ll be enjoying short treks to visit Ban Hieu minority village and waterfall nearby. Learn the art of great travel photography while exploring this beautiful region.

Tour Information

Location
Duration
2 Days
Departure
00:00
Price per Participant
301.22+ TOMO
Languages
Group size
2 - 6 people
Transportation
Car
Walking
Includes
All transport All food and non-alcoholic drinks Professional photography workshop All entry fees. Please notice: Accommodation in a Bungalow Retreat is available with surcharge.
Excludes
Flights Vietnam visas Participants’ travel insurance (required) Alcoholic drinks Tips for local guide etc Participants’ personal shopping
Cancellation

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Vietnam in Focus

Vietnam in Focus

Discover one of northern Vietnam’s most spectacular and secluded regions on this weekend workshop in Pu Luong Nature Reserve. We set up base at the charming Kho Muong minority village for two days, with a workshop on landscape photography and portraiture. This area brings you overlooking a stunning valley of rice paddies and misty mountains, and we’ll be enjoying short treks to visit Ban Hieu minority village and waterfall nearby. Learn the art of great travel photography while exploring this beautiful region.

Day 1 Hanoi - Pu Luong - Minority homestay.

5am - Pick-up from your home or hotel by minibus.

We start out early from Hanoi, with a breakfast stop on the Ho Chi Minh Highway.

10am - Arrival at Kho Muong Village, and check into our homestay. We have time for a wander around before lunch.

11:30am - Lunch at the homestay.

12:30pm - It’s time to begin our photography work- shop, with a review of camera settings and composition.

1:30pm - We have a short trek into the valley of rice paddies below Kho Muong. Our focus here is on landscapes. We’ll then visit some other Muong minority villages before returning to the homestay.

6pm - Dinner and relax, with a review of photos taken on the day’s shoot. At this time you can have time to shoot family's life, cooking and house organizing of the owner's family.


Day 2 Pu Luong - Ban Hieu - Hanoi

6:00am - It’s worth rising early to catch the dawn over Pu Luong. The sun breaks through low cloud, colours changing across the valley with each moment.

7:30am - Breakfast, followed by a briefing on the day’s shoot.

8:30am - Our minibus takes us to the start of a trail on the far side of the valley. We walk through stilt house villages along the banks of a river, encountering the giant bamboo waterwheels people in this region have used to irrigate their paddies since time immemorial. 

10:30am - Arrival at Ban Hieu waterfall. We look at techniques for capturing water in motion using different shutter speeds. Before heading back to the minibus, we have time for a dip in the waterfall.

12:00pm - Lunch at local home-made dishes at the village.

1:00pm - In the afternoon, we’ll have a review and editing session at the homestay, with time for a last wander and swim before heading back to Hanoi.

3:00pm - Our minibus departs for the capital.

7:00pm - Arrival in Hanoi, with drop-off at your home or hotel.

Farewell. 


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