Profundo Journeys Destination: Vietnam and Cambodia

April 22 - May 9, 2017

Join Cindy Wilson of Profundo Journeys www.profundojourneys.com and Yang Vuong Lien Duong of Indochina Charm Travel www.yang.indochinacharm.com for this customized 18 day photography workshop. Cindy has led photography workshops all over the world for the past 9 years, and Yang is a Vietnamese photographer and professional guide. The itinerary is specifically developed for photographers to take advantage of light, varied destinations and immersion in the Vietnamese culture. A small group environment ensures individualized instruction and personalized attention.

Our itinerary features:

Hanoi and several outlying villages

Halong Bay explore while enjoying your stay on a floating hotel

Hue the ancient capital

Hoi An

Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City

Mekong Delta

Siem Reap and the ancient Angkor temples

 

Tuition: $4495 double occupancy

Single supplement: add $1200

Maximum students: 10

Deposit: $1000 reserves your seat

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Balance due: March 1, 2017

Tuition includes: all 4 star hotels and staterooms

  Breakfasts, selected lunches and dinners

  All in-country flights and ground transportation

Tuition does NOT include:

  International airfare

  Cambodian Visa

  Meals and alcoholic beverages not included in itinerary

To register contact: Cindy Wilson chwphoto@verizon.net or by calling 401-714-4039

 

 

 

 

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                                                                                          Proposed Itinerary

Sat, 22 Apr, 2017 Day 1: ARRIVAL - HANOI 

Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will meet your guide and transfer to Hanoi. Check in hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 Day 2: FULL DAY PHOTO SHOOTING IN HANOI  - Photo shooting at Flower market, morning walk around HoanKiem Lake for taking picture of people doing exercise around the lake and great scenery of the lake, Hanoi city tour, Walk to Ngoc Ha Village for all interesting daily life activities of local people there, Cyclo trip to Old Quarter of Hanoi and photo taking on Long Bien Bridge.

Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 DAY 3: PHOTO SHOOTING IN DUONG LAM VILLAGE - TAY PHUONG PAGODA - Photo shooting at Tay Phuong Pagoda, Bike ride in rural area around Tay Phuong and Duong Lam. It is great chance to take the pictures of rural area, people working on the field and local daily life. Tour to Duong Lam village. Take a picture of unique village in the Red River delta and great architecture.

Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 Day 4: HANOI – HALONG 

Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 Day 5: HALONG 

Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 Day 6: HALONG – THO HA – HUE Walking tour to Tho Ha village, take the picture of another typical village in the Red River Delta. Visit local family and unique pagoda in the village.

Fri, 28 Apr, 2017 Day 7: HUE - Walking tour to Dong Ba Market, cyclo tour in Hue, tour to citadel and tombs of the Kings. Walking tour to Kim Long Village.

Sat, 29 Apr, 2017 Day 8: HUE PHOTO SHOOTING - Photo shooting in the hidden place of Hue and peaceful green countryside scenery of Bao Vinh and Thanh Toan Bridge. Great daily life activities and scenery on Tam Giang Lagoon in the sunset time.

Sun, 30 Apr, 2017 Day 9: HUE - DANANG – HOI AN  - Drive over Hai Van Pass and beautiful drive along the sea coast.

Mon, 1 May, 2017 Day 10: HOI AN - Morning tour to Fish Market and walk around Hoian. Cyclo to Cam Nam Village and boat trip on Thu Bon river. Pictures of Hoi An ancient town.

Tue, 2 May, 2017 Day 11: HOI AN - MYSON - HOIAN - My Son - the holy land of Cham people. Great history, architecture and nature.

Wed, 3 May, 2017Day 12: HOI AN - DA NANG - SAIGON - Traditional landmarks in Saigon and China Town.

Thu, 4 May, 2017 DAY 13: SAIGON - CAI LAY - CAN THO - The great floating market in Cai Lay, the non touristy area in Mekong Delta and Binh Thuy House in Can Tho.

Fri, 5 May, 2017Day 14: CAN THO - SAIGON 

Sat, 6 May, 2017 Day 15: SAIGON – SIEM REAP - Flight to Cambodia, afternoon exploration of Angkor Wat 

Sun, 7 May, 2017 Day 16: SIEM REAP - Visits and exploration to many Angkor temples including Ta Prohm & Angkor Thom.

Mon, 8 May, 2017 Day 17: SIEM REAP - morning visit to Tonle Sap lake with Chong Knies floating village

Tue, 9 May, 2017 Day 18: SIEM REAP - DEPARTURE