Vietnam & Cambodia Through the Lens

Vietnam & Cambodia Through the Lens

Cambodia and Vietnam are a photographer’s delight!  Everywhere you look there is something happening, something new you’ve never seen, something joyful or sad or or or….  You get the point.  The variety of cultures found within these two countries are vast, each one offering up another photographic opportunity. 

Big Sun Photography tours are full of  adventure and fun... yes, but not without also getting daily guidance to improve your photography skills.  Between the varied subject matter, destinations and daily training from Gene Tewksbury (your guide and photo coach) you can be sure to arrive home with a stunning new portfolio of images and an improved photography skill set that will benefit you for years to come. 

Four tour options: 

15 Days Vietnam / Cambodia Photography Tour (join in Saigon - leave from Phnom Penh): Price $3,675 

12 Days Vietnam / Cambodia Photography Tour (join in Saigon – leave from Siem Reap): Price $3,175 

10 Days Cambodia Photography Tour (join in Phnom Penh  – leave from Phnom Penh): Price $2,725 

7 Days Cambodia Photography Tour (join in Phnom Penh – leave from Siem Reap): Price $2,175 

*price includes: photo training, all transport during tour, all lodging, partial meals (1-2/day). 

Travel Style: Photographers of all skills levels are welcome.  In keeping with the Big Sun Photography philosophy, the tour will emphasize responsible travel photography that appreciates local people, their cultures and traditions and encourages a positive impact on the places and people it visits. 

We work with the community in all respects using local guides, privately owned lodging (no corporate chains) and locally owned restaurants.  We want to keep the money in the countries and communities we visit. 

While our itinerary is fully planned in advance on a day to day basis, our time and itinerary within any given day is flexible.  This allows us to accommodate for changing situations (weather, local events, closures, etc).  It also allows us to modify our time at locations.  There is nothing worse on a photo tour than being at an amazing location when things are perfect and being told “it’s time to go” when nobody wants to leave. 


Key Information

  • Price $3675
  • Duration 6+ days
  • Group Size 5+
  • Date 19/01/2020 - 02/02/2020


  • Visit Angkor
  • Local Culture
  • Boat Trips
  • Landscapes and Wildlife
  • Leisure Time
  • personal photography training


This itinerary is specific to the 15 day tour.  Shorter tour options enter/leave at various points within this same itinerary.  
Visit Big Sun Photography Tours & Workshops for all the details for each tour option.

Day 1: Saigon - arrival and introductory walking tour

Day 2: Saigon - tour city sights

Day 3: Mekong Delta - travel south to Cai Be

Day 4: Mekong Delta - Can Tho and Xe Quit

Day 5: Can Tho to Chau Doc - floating market and sacred mountain

Day 6: Phnom Penh - by river up the Mekong

Day 7: Phnom Penh - tour the city's sights

Day 8: Siem Reap - Onward to Siem Reap

Day 9: Siem Reap - dawn at Angkor Wat

Day 10: Siem Reap - Angkor jungle temples

Day 11: Siem Reap - Beng Melea and afternoon at leisure

Day 12: Sangkar River - by boat to Battambang

Day 13: Battambang - village and cottage industries tour

Day 14: Battambang to Phnom Penh - overland to the capital

Day 15: Phnom Penh morning at leisure and departure


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