October 26th to November 1st, 2018 - 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 15 to 18 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

November 30th to December 11th, 2018 - 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. One of the tour highlights is our visit to the island of Genovesa to photograph the Red Footed Booby. This is the only island in the Galapagos where you will find this bird. Our new route now takes us to North Seymour, and the two south most islands of Espanola and Floriana. We travel with island naturalist exclusive to our tour. We will be spending 3 nights pre and 1 night post in Quito, Ecuador during our tour. Tour size 15 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

January 13th to 20th, 2019 - Snow Monkeys of Japan - The snow monkeys of Jigokudani, Yamanouchi, Nagano. Join us as we travel to the land of the rising sun to photograph the “snow monkeys” snow covered as the bath in the onsen or hot springs. Our tour will also include night street photography in Tokyo, a trip along the Yamanote train line, Matsumoto Castle, Tsumago-juki, Wakihonji and trip on the bullet train. Tour size 10 - 12 guests.

January 26th to February 9th, 2019 - 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 15th, 2019 - Costa Rica, birds of the rainforest - Explore and photograph the beauty of Costa Rica. January is the perfect time of year to experience the landscapes and wildlife this unique part of Central America has to offer. Tropical birds, including numerous species of hummingbirds, will be on our list to photograph during this tour. Join us in Costa Rica, the landscape and culture make this a photographers paradise. Tour size 10 - 12 guests

February 12th to 19th, 2019 - 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 22nd to 24th, 2019 Weekend with the Wolves - We’re 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 nation's capital Ottawa. For our guests joining us from Western Canada, we are pleased to offer an optional 3 day add on Ottawa experience.

March 8th to 24th, 2019 - Sri Lanka & Maldives - A country of ancient civilizations, beauty, innovation, wildlife, and a colourful and vibrant history. Join us as we explore and photograph the coastline and timeless ruins of Sri Lanka. Street photography, landscape, and wildlife safaris Sri Lanka have it all. We will wrap up our Asian experience by visiting the Maldives a combination of white-sand beaches, surf, and an underwater world. Tour size 10 - 12 guests.

April 5th to 20th, 2019 - Patagonia - Patagonia is a vast landscape of photography in southern Argentina and Chile. Glaciers, towering forests, snowcapped mountains, and towering forests offers up a variety of photographic opportunities and adventures. We are now in the early planning stages for this adventure, please leave your name and email on our future tour request for updates when they become available. Tour size 10-14 guests.

April 28th to May 12th, 2019  - India Tigers Expedition Photo Tour - Join us as we travel to India to photograph the tiger. On this tour, we will visit two national parks well known for their tiger population including Ranthambore National Park one of the largest in India and popular for the tiger population. We will host 8 safaris while visiting India. During our trek, we will have a cultural opportunity as we visit and photograph the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Amber Fort in Jaipur and street photography in Delhi. Direct flight from Toronto. Tour size 10 -12 guests.

May 1st to 10th, 2019 - 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.

May 31st to June 11th, 2019 - Bulgaria - A trip full of culture, architecture, and landscapes. Join Photo Tour Trekkers photographer and host Harry Cartner as you photograph and experience the beauty of Bulgaria. Harry spent many years working and living in Bulgaria and he is excited to share a country he has come to know and love traveling to with other photographers. Group size is 10 to 12 guests. This tour is now open for booking

June 14th to 25th, 2019 - 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.

July 11th to 25th, 2019 - 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.

August 2nd to 14th, 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.

September 4th 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. Tour size is limited to 10 to 12 guests.

September 5th thru October 4th, 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.

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 to 12 guests.

November 8th to 20th, 2019 - 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.

Nov 28th to Dec 12th, 2018 - 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 - 16 guests.

February 2nd to 17th, 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. Tour size 12 - 15 guests.


 Additional Tours we are working on for 2020

      - Washington moved to April 2019

      - The South of Ireland August 2020

      - Botswana September 2020

      - Namibia September 2020

      - Polar Bears November 2019

      - Borneo November 2019

      - Galapagos Islands End of November 2020

      - European Christmas Markets November 2019

       - Guatemala February 2020

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 2018/2019 Schedule 

-Talks with Trekkers Photographers Series - October 23rd, 2018

- Grizzly Bear Tour BC Interior September 29th to October 6th, 2018

- Polar Bear Photo Tour Oct 27th to Nov 1st, 2018

- Borneo Photo Tour November 9th to 22nd, 2018

- Galapagos Islands Photo Tour Nov 30th to Dec 11th, 2018

- Costa Rica Photo Tour February 6th to 15th, 2019

- Bulgaria Photo Tour May 30th to 11th, 2019

- Our 2019 Tour Brochure available for download


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