September 6th to 19th, 2019 - Madagascar  -A country that is afloat in a sea of blue, where nature shines in avenues of baobabs. Rich in culture, beautiful land and seascapes Madagascar is the perfect photo adventure. Experience the wildlife in the national parks, birds, culture and tropical cuisine. Madagascar is known for its biodiversity; 5% of all animal and plant species known to man live here. Join us in September as we explore and photograph Madagascar. Size is limited 10 to 12 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

September 5th thru September 30th, 2019 - Franklin Island Workshops - Join Photo Tour Trekkers Host Harry Cartner as he hosts the 12th Annual Franklin Island Workshops. Franklin Island is pristine and virtually untouched by man. Harry will share his favoutite locations on the island. Harry considers this island to be "Sacred Ground" and it is every landscape photographers dream. Harry has hosted workshops in the region for the past 12 years and knows the best locations at the right times to capture the light. Experience this unique landscape and photograph what mother nature created millions of years ago on one of our 4-day workshops. Limited 5 guests per workshop. Open for booking

September 12th to 18th, 2019 Rockies and Beyond: Join Trekkers Host Dave Chidley as we photograph and tour Canada's West. Flying to Calgary we will begin our Western Canada experience. Mountains, Crystal Clear Lakes, Ice Fields, Water Falls, Wildlife and more. Tour 12 guests. This tour is Open for  Booking

October  3rd to 15th, 2019 Italy Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast - Join us as we explore and photograph the Tuscany region of Italy. Something a little different with this tour, the first 6 days we will be based in the central region of Tuscany, visiting towns and cities each day for our photo shoots and workshops. We will have three workshop hosts each working with our guests on different types of photography and post-processing during our tour. We will wrap up our Italy tour with a visit to the Amalfi Coast. Tour size 12 to 16 guests.

October 23rd to 31st, 2019 - Israel  - Few places on earth stir up passion the way that Israel does: the breathtaking beauty of its hills and valleys, the eerie stillness of the Dead Sea, the multi-coloured canyon of Makhtesh Ramon, and the ancient walls and pathways of Nazareth and Jerusalem. We would like to invite you to join us as we explore and photograph the historic landmarks, ancient cities of Israel. Our tour is limited to 10 guests. Tour open for booking.

November 11th to 16th, 2019 - Polar Bears - The date has been set for another photo tour to Churchill Manitoba to photograph the Polar Bears. During this trek we will be using tundra buggies and optional helicopter excursion and if mother nature co-operates northern lights opportunities. Tour size 12 guests. This Tour is now Open for Booking

Nov 28th to Dec 12th, 2019 - European Christmas Markets - Photograph and experience the famous European markets. We will fly into Berlin, Germany then begins our journey across the European countryside to explore and photograph the Bavarian villages and the Christmas markets. This tour will involve numerous night photo shoots and a river cruise component. This tour is hosted by photographer Dave Chidley, who is based in Calgary and Trekkers western Canada representative. Tour size 12

January 24t to 26th, 2020 - Weekend with the Wolves - We are excited to be hosting another photo tour to Montebello, Quebec to photograph the wolves and other winter wildlife in Park Omega. We will be staying at the Chateau Montebello with stops at Pleasance Water Falls and our nations capital Ottawa. For our guests joining us from Western Canada we are pleased to offer and optional 3 day add on Ottawa experience.

February 1st to February 15th, 2020 - Vietnam & Cambodia - Vietnam and Cambodia the beautiful wonders of Asia. The busy streets and markets of Hanoi, miles of rice paddies, the mystical landscapes of Ha Long Bay await the creative photographer. This is going to be an exciting voyage of culture and discovery, as we travel to the different districts of this country. Experience the diverse culture of northern Vietnam then to the South, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Can Tho Floating Markets, then on to Cambodia to explore and photograph the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat. Tour size 10 - 12 guests.

February 6th to February 13th, 2020 - Costa Rica - Explore and photograph the beauty of Costa Rica. February is the perfect time of year to experience the landscapes and wildlife of this unique part of Central America. Tropical birds, including numerous species of hummingbirds, toucans, water birds in Cana Negro will all be on our list to photograph during our tour. Join us in Costa Rica, the landscape and culture make this a photographers paradise. Tour size 12 to 14 guests. Tour open for booking.

February 17th to February 24th, 2020 - Cuba - Experience and photograph the colour and culture of Cuba. We are excited to be sharing this experience with our photographers as we visit classic villages, explore the coastline in vintage cars as we learn more about the culture. Cuba is a great destination to learn more about street and people photography. Tour size is 10 to 12 guests.

February 20th to March 5th, 2020 - Antartica - We invite you to photograph the wonders of Antartica, No place on earth compares to this vast white wilderness distilled to an elemental haiku: snow, ice, water, rock. Our sailing will take in the Antartica Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. If you are interested in this adventure please fill out a pre-tour notice. Open for booking

March 12th to 17th, 2020 - Yosemite & San Franciso - The call of the mountains and the Golden Gate as we photograph and tour Yosemite National Park and San Francisco. While in San Francisco we will visit the world famous prison Alcatraz. Tour size 10 guests.

May 1st to 11th, 2020 - Morocco - Morocco the gateway to the continent of Africa, and a country of diversity. Epic Mountain ranges, ancient cities, sweeping deserts, colour and culture await the creative eye of the photographer. Morocco’s cities are some of the most exciting on the continent. Join the centuries-old trail of nomads and traders from the winding Medina maze of Fez to the Carnivalesque street-theatre of the Djemaa el-Fna in Marrakesh. Group size is 10 - 12 guests. Tour open for booking.

June 15th to 28th, 2020 - Norway - Explore and photograph the beauty of Norway. Encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Experience the midnight sun as we explore the wild west, arctic north and cultural east. The Norwegian summer is quite stable and temperatures pleasant. Durning our adventure we sail the fjords. Tour size 10 to 12 guests.

Aug 11th to 25th, 2020 - Scotland Photo Tour - Exploring the beauty of Scotland. Our journey begins in Glasgow then we head north to explore and photograph the coastal region including Oban, the Isle of Mull, the Isle of Skye, Aberdeen, small fishing villages and the Shetland Islands. We will wrap up our tour with a visit to Edinburgh. Tour hosted by James Cowie & Dave Chidley. Tour group size 10 to 15. 

September 3rd to 20th, 2020 - Chernobyl including Paris Urbex - If you enjoy photographing abandoned buildings and city scapes, this is the photo tour for you and an adventure of a lifetime. We will be visiting the abandoned city of Chernobyl, a place that is frozen in time. During our tour we will also be visiting Paris, France and the Urbex abandoned locations. Tour size 10 to 12 guests.

October 3rd and 4th, 2020 - Bayfield Fall Foto Fest 2020 - Save the date for our 8th annual Fall Foto Fest in beautiful Bayfield, Ontario. Join us for a weekend of photography, workshops and our annual photography contest. Registration will open early July 2020.

October 8th to 22nd, 2020 - Kenya & Tanzania - Photographing wildlife of the famous Masai Mara and Serengeti ecosystem, legions of birds. water fowl, and viewing wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater will all be part of our Kenya and Tanzania photo tour. Join us as we photograph the beauty and wildlife of this part of Africa.This region offers up some of the most beautiful safaris to experience and photograph and of course the migration. Guests may opt to extend their Africa adventure and join us for an addition 9 days as we photography and explore Namibia. Tour size 12 to 16 guests.

October 21st to 31th, 2020 - Namibia - Visiting this part of Africa is a once in a lifetime experience. The sand dues of the Sahara desert, to the ship wrecked skeleton coast and the ghost town diamond mining village of Kolkmanskop. Guest may select this tour on its own or as an add on to our Kenya and Tanzania adventure. Tour size 12 to 16 guests.

November 2nd to 6th, 2020 - Polar Bears Churchill - Join us as we host another photo adventure to Churchill Manitoba to photograph the Polar Bears. During this trek we will be using tundra buggies and optional helicopter excursion and if mother nature co-operates northern lights opportunities. Tour size 12 guests

November 11th to 27th, 2020 - Egypt and Jordan - Egypt a civilization based on the fertile Nile River dates back to 3200 BC. The Great pyramid  is the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World. Egypt can be rightly called a timeless land. Our photo adventure continues as we visit Jordan, home to the famed city of Petra and the ruins of Al-Khazneh. Tour size 12 to 16 guests.

November 28th to December 8th, 2020 - Galapagos Islands - One of our most popular photo tours. We will be returning to the remote Pacific islands to photograph and explore the wonders of nature. As with all our Galapagos tours we have charted our own Yacht which means more time to photograph on the islands. Our route includes Genovesa to photograph the Red-Footed Booby, North Seymour, and the two southernmost islands of Espanola and Floriana. We will be spending 2 nights pre and 1-night post in Quito, Ecuador during our tour. Tour size 15 guests. Tour now open for Registration

November 16th to Dec 2nd, 2021 - Borneo Orangutans - An invitation to join us as we explore and photograph one of the most biodiverse islands in Southeast Asia’s Malay Archipelago. Borneo is known for white sand beaches, ancient ruins, biodiverse rainforests and home to wildlife including our trek to photograph the orangutans and clouded leopard. Our journey will also see us photographing and exploring the mainland city of Kuala Lumpur and a river safari up the Lanark River. Tour size 10 to 15 guests.


 Additional Tours we are working on for 2020

      - Washington April 2020

      - New York City June 2020

      - Namibia September 2020

      - Polar Bears October 2020

      - Galapagos Islands End of November 2021

       - Guatemala January 2021

       - Patagonia April 2021

Photo Trekking is a great way to photograph and experience the world we live in, we look forward to you joining us on one of our journeys.

Current Photo Tours 2019/2020 Schedule 

- Franklin Island Workshops - September 5th thru 29th, 2019

- Madagascar Photo Tour - September 5th to 20th, 2019

- Rockies and Beyond - September 12th to 18th, 2019

- Fall Foto Fest - October 5th and 6th, 2019

- Israel Photo Tour - October 23rd to 31th, 2019

- Polar Bear Photo Tour - November 11th to 16th, 2019

- Costa Rica Photo Tour - February 6th to 15th, 2020

- Antarctica Photo Tour - February 20th to March 5th, 2020

- Morocco Photo Tour - May 1st to 11th, 2020

- Kenya & Tanzania Tour - October 8th - 22nd, 2020

- Galapagos Islands Photo Tour - November 28th to December 8th, 2020

- Our 2019/2020 Tour Brochure available for download


 


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