• Landscape & Wildlife
    Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris

    Stunning Locations. Professional Guides. Top-Rated on TripAdvisor.

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  • Bald Eagles of Alaska

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Homer, Alaska

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  • Ultimate Northern Lights

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Fairbanks, Alaska

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  • Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Asheville, North Carolina

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  • Wildlife of Costa Rica

    Photography Tour & Workshop – San Jose, Costa Rica

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  • Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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  • Yellowstone in Winter

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Bozeman, Montana

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  • Brown Bears of Katmai

    Photography Tour & Workshop – King Salmon, Alaska

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  • Yosemite Fall Colors

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Yosemite, California

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  • Glacier National Park

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Whitefish, Montana

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  • The Big Island of Hawaii

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

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  • Canyons of Utah:
    Zion & Bryce

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Saint George, Utah

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  • Polar Bears of the Alaskan Arctic

    Photography Tour & Workshop – Fairbanks, Alaska

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Featured Trip

Bald Eagles of Alaska

  • March 26th to 30th, 2018

Join us this spring for a unique photography workshop focused entirely on photographing Bald Eagles in their native environment. Alaska’s Kachemak Bay is home to thousands of Bald Eagles during the spring and offers one of the best opportunities to get amazing and close-up photographs.

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Photography Seminars

Jumpstart into Landscape & Wildlife Photography

A Full-Day Seminar on Mastering the fundamentals of EXCELLENT digital photography

Ready to step up your photography? Join one of our certified professional Wildlife & Landscape Photographers for a full-day crash course on Digital Photography in your very own home town!

This is a one-day course for those who are ready to explore the full potential of their new DSLR camera and move beyond the realm of point and click into the realm of true photography.

For the full schedule and to learn more please click here.

Latest News

Lookout Inn. The BEST Costa Rican Eco-Lodge

Imagine for a moment waking up to the sound of crashing tropical ocean waters, lying in a secluded, open-air treehouse cabina perched in a tropical rainforest canopy. The only thing on your “To-Do” list for the day? Photographing the natural world that surrounds you. This could be you, if you choose to join Backcountry Journeys […]

Photography Tours & Workshops

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“Backcountry Journeys offers an incredible selection of both Lodge-Based and Wilderness Camping Photography Tours & Workshops. Our trips offer guests the unique opportunity to explore the natural world from behind their own lens with landscape and wildlife photography being the focus. We run a selection of hand-crafted Photo Tour & Workshop itineraries with locales varying from year to year. Destinations include Alaska, Hawaii, Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains, Glacier National Park, Yosemite & the Canyons of Utah. New trips and itineraries are being added all the time so check back often!”

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Standard and Hiker Trips

Many of our photography tours & workshops are available in two versions: a standard version for those with a strong interest in photography but aren’t necessarily interested in hiking and a “hiker” version of the trip that caters to those who want to put on the miles in order to get the shot! Read more about Standard vs “Hiker” trips by clicking here.

Daily Hawk-tography

Backcountry Journeys offers daily “Hawktography” tours in Flagstaff, Arizona. These three hours sessions focus solely on photographing high quality images of wild Red-Tailed Hawks in their native habitat. Click for details!

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With a consistently proven track record Backcountry Journeys has achieved a 5-Star Rating of Excellent on Trip Advisor. Read about what past guests have to say about our Photography Tours & Workshops on the world’s leading travel review website. You can read reviews of past Photography Tours & Workshops on Trip Advisor.

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Upcoming Tour Destinations

Wildlife of Costa Rica

Wildlife of Costa Rica

Join us in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula this winter and photograph a bewildering array of birds, monkeys, sloths, cats, dart-frogs and more! Based out of a deluxe, modern eco-lodge known for it’s local population of Scarlet Macaws!

  • April 15th to 21st, 2018
  • $3495

Ultimate Northern Lights

Ultimate Northern Lights

Join us this winter on our seven-day lodge based Photography Workshop that will leave you with dazzling images of the Aurora from several different locations around Fairbanks, Alaska.

  • March 12th to 18th, 2018
  • March 19th to 25th, 2018
  • $3495

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