[3 Days] Primate photography: Delacour’s Langur in Van Long Nature Reserve

[3 Days] Primate photography: Delacour’s Langur in Van Long Nature Reserve

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Join us on a captivating 3-day journey to the heart of Vietnam’s Van Long Nature Reserve, where the enigmatic Delacour’s Langur resides. This critically endangered species, named after the French-American ornithologist Jean Théodore Delacour, is a testament to the rich biodiversity of Vietnam. With its distinctive appearance and unique behaviors, the Delacour’s Langur offers photographers a rare opportunity to capture the essence of one of the world’s most endangered primates.

The best time for a photography tour focusing on Delacour’s Langur in Van Long Nature Reserve is during the dry season, which typically spans from November to April in Northern Vietnam.


Itinerary for Delacour’s Langur photography tour in Van Long Nature Reserve, Ninh Binh

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi & Journey to Van Long
Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to Van Long Nature Reserve.
Evening briefing about the Delacour’s Langur, its habitat, and photography tips.
Day 2: Delving Deep into the Habitat of Delacour’s Langur
Early morning and afternoon sessions to photograph the langurs in their natural environment.
Learn about their diurnal and folivorous behaviors, their preference for limestone habitats, and their social dynamics.
Capture moments of the langurs swinging through trees, playing, grooming, and standing watch on rocky outcrops.
Day 3: Final Photography Session & Return to Hanoi
Utilize the morning light for one last photography session.
Post-photography, discuss and share your captures with the group.
Return to Hanoi with memories of a lifetime and a camera full of incredible shots.
Why Choose This Tour?
The Delacour’s Langur is not just a species; it’s a story of survival, adaptability, and the wonders of evolution. With less than 250 of these creatures believed to remain in the wild, this tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness and photograph a species on the brink of extinction. Your photographs won’t just be memories; they’ll be a powerful testament to the importance of conservation.
Join us on this extraordinary journey and play a part in documenting the story of the Delacour’s Langur for generations to come.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • Drinking water
  • Expert guide
  • Meals
  • Private car

What's Excluded

  • Other services not mentioned


  • Primate photography tours