Happy New Year! Brand New Trip Announcements!

Happy New Year everyone! We are excited to announce several new additions to our photography trip line-up here at Backcountry Journeys. Read on to find out more…


Southwest Monsoon: Grand Canyon Country

7 Days from $3695 | July 20th to 26th, 2019

Each year the summer monsoon brings with it the return of moisture to the high desert and rocky canyons of northern Arizona. During this time photogenic thunderstorms abound as they stretch across the region firing off localized sheets of rain, lighting and thunder.

Join Backcountry Journeys for an incredible seven day lodge-based photography tour of northern Arizona’s Grand Canyon country during the summer monsoon. This landscape photography oriented expedition will put you and your lens in front of the most iconic and spectacular locations Grand Canyon country has to offer, at a time when it is at its most electric and photogenic best.

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Tiger Safari: India 

11 Days from $11,995 | January 16th to 27th, 2020

Join Backcountry Journeys this year in India on one of the world’s most unique photo safaris as we search for the elusive Bengal Tiger. The goal of our trip being to return with an impressive portfolio of high quality images of Tigers in the wild! India is home to 70% of the world’s tiger population which at the time of this writing was approximately 2400 of the 3800 remaining wild tigers in the world. If you know where to look – India’s National Parks are the premier destination to photograph tigers in the world.

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Botswana Wildlife Safari

13 Days from $13,995 | June 17th to 29th, 2020

Botswana remains one of the greatest countries on the continent of Africa for wildlife photography. It’s remote, seemingly limitless wilderness is vast and untrammeled by the hand of man. Lions, leopards, Zebras, Giraffe and vast herds of African Elephants roam the expansive plains of this land-locked country situated between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Explore the wilds of an Africa that seems stuck in a time forgotten.

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Autumn in Glacier

6 Days from $3495 | September 20th to 25th, 2019

Glacier National Park is considered by many to be among the most beautiful mountain regions of the world. Join us in the fall season and photograph this immense wilderness park in it’s arguably most colorful season. Fall colors, Moose & Grizzlies abound here in September at the border of Montana and Canada – as well as glacially carved, snow capped peaks standing tall and casting their alpine shadows over the one million acres of protected wilderness that is Glacier National Park.

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Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn (standard version!)

6 Days from $3395 | October 27th to November 1st, 2019

As the autumn winds bring cooler temperatures to the Great Smoky Mountains the rugged hills in North Carolina and Tennessee come alive in brilliant displays of color. The mountainsides are as if they were painted with bright contrasting strokes of reds, oranges, yellows, pinks and greens. The bewildering variety of plant life in the Smokies is incredible and the Flora here is what Granite Domes & Waterfalls are to Yosemite and Geysers & Wildlife to Yellowstone. Check out our brand-new standard version of this trip!

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Ultimate Northern Lights (new fall version!)

7 Days from $3495 | October 12th to 18th, 2019

Clear skies, dark nights and prime location make Fairbanks, Alaska one of the best places in the world to view the Northern Lights. We are now offering this trip in the fall as well – which is great for aurora reflections in water (and it’s warmer!)

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Brown Bears of Alaska – Lake Clark National Park

5 Days from $5495 | June 17th to 21st, 2019

We announced this trip earlier but we are so excited about it we thought we would announce it again – this is our first Eco-Lodge based trip to photograph Brown Bears! Our trip takes us to the shores of Lake Clark National Park where we will spend several days at a beautiful beach-front camp in the wilderness amongst the great bears. Lake Clark National Park is remote and about 150 air miles from Anchorage. There are no roads leading into the park and the only access is by bush-plane!

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The Best of Iceland – Autumn

11 Days from $8295 | September 13th to 23rd, 2019

Although we haven’t completely finalized the web-page for this trip it should be bookable within the next week or two. We have partnered with an expert Icelandic guide and put together an extensive Iceland itinerary that will take you around Iceland over eleven days during it’s colorful fall season. Dramatic peaks, roaring waterfalls, northern lights and some of the most incredible landscape photography opportunities in the world exist on this vibrant island country. Once live on the site we expect this trip to sell out quickly. For pre-booking information please send an email to adventure@backcountryjourneys.com


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