Join-in Experience in Saigon

Embark on an immersive journey into the vibrant street life and captivating people of Saigon through our Photography Experience.

Capture the vibrant street life and immerse yourself in the bustling energy of Ho Chi Minh City during this morning photography experience. Explore the heart of Saigon and discover the beauty of its people and diverse culture through the lens of your camera.

On this walk, you will not only visit hidden non-touristy locations, meet friendly locals, and get photography tips from a professional photographer but also hear some interesting historic facts about Saigon’s downtown and its architecture.

The Flow

You will start your journey over a cup of morning coffee or tea while your host will share the photo tips, ways to approach people, and details to look for to make the most of your photography experience.

During your walk, you will visit several locations including French colonial and war-era apartment buildings, a local hardware market, and a beautiful Buddhist temple. You will get to see how Vietnamese families live their daily lives in an intricate network of alleyways and have an opportunity to get to know some of these fascinating characters.

This experience is suitable for aspiring and professional photographers of any level. Whether you want to improve your skills, learn the basics of photography, or just discover some cool Saigon locations and have memorable shots taken with your phone - this experience is for you!

This activity can be also privatized and tailored to any photography level and specific needs.


This truly unique experience was created together with a renowned photographer Frederik Wissink. Originally from Canada, Fred spent more than half of his life in Asia, calling Vietnam his home for the last 17 years. Since he moved to this amazing country, Fred has been doing commercial work for major hotel brands including Accor, Hyatt, and Four Seasons, and corporations like Google, Samsung and Nike.

He did assignments for international media including The New York Times, The Guardian, USA Today, and Discovery Channel. His works were published on the covers of Conde Nast Traveller and Car & Driver magazines. Fred participated in multiple photo exhibitions and published his portrait book called Expat.

Aside from Fred’s successful career in commercial photography, his true passion has always been street photography. Fred spent several years as an instructor of Hoi An Photo Tour and occasionally co-hosts Pics of Asia multi-day tours around various parts of Vietnam.


This 2.5-hour experience starts at 7 am to ensure we catch the best light and the temperature is comfortable.

📸 5 photogenic locations to discover, each with its own story

📸 A professional photography instructor to lead you through our curated photography experience

📸 Meeting location in the heart of District 1, details announced upon booking

📸 Group sizes from 2 to 10 guests; private experiences are also available

📸 Coffee, tea and refreshments along the way

📸 Experience begins at 7 am and last between 2.5 and 3 hours

Hoi An, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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