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    Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris

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

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  • Bald Eagles of Alaska

    Homer, Alaska

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  • Wildlife of Costa Rica

    San Jose, Costa Rica

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  • Marine Wildlife of Alaska:
    Kenai Fjords

    Seward, Alaska

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  • Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn

    Asheville, North Carolina

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  • Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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  • Yellowstone in Winter

    Bozeman, Montana

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  • Brown Bears of Katmai

    King Salmon, Alaska

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  • Ultimate Northern Lights

    Fairbanks, Alaska

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  • Yosemite Fall Colors

    Fresno, California

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  • Glacier National Park

    Whitefish, Montana

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  • The Big Island of Hawaii

    Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

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  • Polar Bears of the Alaskan Arctic

    Fairbanks, Alaska

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  • Canyons of Utah:
    Zion & Bryce

    Saint George, Utah

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Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris

Backcountry Journeys Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris offer a seamless adventure travel experience where we handle the details so you can focus on photography. Our world-class service and small groups allow for a personalized experience that allows you plenty of one on one time with your photography guide. Backcountry Journeys offers lodge-based Photography Tours and wilderness camping trips in the most pristine and remote mountains, deserts and wildlife rich wilderness areas of the world. We meticulously research and tirelessly scout every visually stunning destination to ensure you get the best possible experience from the moment you arrive. Our professional guides will share with you their wealth of experience photographing landscapes & wildlife all over the world! Click here to learn more. 

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Featured Trip

Spring Comes to Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Come explore and photograph the vibrant landscapes & thriving wildlife populations of Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks in the Spring. Many species of wildlife are calving this time of year such as Elk, Bison and Pronghorn. You will have the opportunity to photograph these incredible creatures as well as the possibility of seeing Wolves, Bears, Moose, Bald Eagles, Fox, Osprey and more.

  • May 4th to 11th, 2019  4 Spots Left!
    May 12th to 19th, 2019  Sold Out

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Explore Your World!

“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 & Safari itineraries around the world. Destinations include Alaska, Hawaii, Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains, Glacier National Park, Yosemite & the Canyons of Utah. International destinations include Iceland, Botswana, India & Costa Rica. New trips and itineraries are being added all the time so check back often!”

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Trip Styles: Standard, Hiker & Boat-Based

We offer both standard & boat-based photography trips as well as hiker trips that cater to those who want to put on the miles in order to get the shot! Accommodations are always included on Backcountry Journeys trips and we have several different styles that can range from comfortable Lodge-Based trips, Cruises, Wilderness Eco-Lodge trips, Backpacking & Wilderness Camping trips. Read more about our trips styles by clicking below.

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Join our exclusive membership community of like-minded nature photographers and score some fantastic deals on future trips, photo equipment, outdoor gear, travel insurance and rental gear (coming soon). The most important benefit of joining the tribe is that you immediately get 10% off all Backcountry Journeys trips for the lifetime of your membership. Your membership pays for itself immediately upon booking your first trip!

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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

  • April 21st to 27th, 2019 2 spots left
  • $3495

Costa Rica has long been a destination as one of the most exotic and unique locales on the planet. In regards to Wildlife Costa Rica is known for its abundant diversity and home to a rich variety of plants and animals. Join us on the Osa Peninsula this year for one of the incredible wildlife experiences on the planet!

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Photo Credit: Ben Blankenship

Bald Eagles of Alaska

Bald Eagles of Alaska

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.

  • March 25th to 29th, 2019 2 spots Left
  • $4595

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Canyons of Utah: Zion & Bryce

Canyons of Utah: Zion & Bryce

Discover the heart of canyon country through your lens on this photographic excursion into Zion and Bryce National Parks. We’ll explore the delicate and colorful slot canyons of Zion National Park as well as the ancient weather-worn hoodoo rock formations of Bryce Canyon.

  • April 28th to May 3rd, 2019 (standard)
  • May 5th to 10th, 2019 (hiker)
  • $3295

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