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Future Tours

Listed below are some of the future photo tours we are working on. If you are interested in any of our future excursions, please drop us an email to james(at)tourcanvacations.com  please include your name, email address and the tour you are interested in joining. We will notify you when details and registration become available. Thank you.

Welcoming fully vaccinated guests on all our tours.

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2022 Tours

 

June 25th to July 4, 2022 - 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. This tour is open for booking. This tour is open for booking.

 

July 21st to 25th, 2022 Iceland - Join us for a 4 day Iceland photo tour experience. Our four day photo tour of Iceland can be booked as a stand alone tour or as an add on to our Greenland Photo Tour which departs from Iceland on the evening of July 25, 2021. We will be photographing along the south coast, visiting water falls, the black basalt beaches, geo thermal areas, geysers, the historic Caves of Hella and the Golden Circle which includes Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park. Tour size is 10 - 15 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

July 24th to Aug 9th, 2022 Greenland - Our voyage begins and ends in Iceland, taking you to the western Greenlandic coastline with its charming scencery and many colorful settlements. You will meet the warm people who live here, and learn more about their traditions and modern culture. Disko Bay is also renowned for its Arctic landscape of glaciers and impressive icebergs. Optional Iceland extension pre tour. 10 to 15 guests. This tour is now open for bookng.

 

Aug 24th to 31st, 2022 - Bears Belugas and Borealis Photo Tour - What a combination, and what a great selection of photo opportunities. Churchill is the best place to maximize your opportunities for northern lights. Over 3,000 beluga whales gather at the mouth of the Churchill River each year. While out on the surrounding tundra and shores we will be in search of the polar bear. This time of year the colourful tundra makes a great backdrop. We will be travleing from Winnipeg to Churchill via train and returning to Winnipeg by air. Tour size 10 to 11 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

September 14th to 28th, 2022 - Kenya & Tanzania - One of two tours we are offering to Africa this year. New to Africa or a returning traveller with us from past tours, Kenya and Tanzania offer some of the most spectacular wildlife photography and experiences. We will visit the Masai Mara and Serengeti ecosystems, see legions of birds, water fowl, and include 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. This tour is open for booking,

 

September 16th to 29th, 2022 - 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 fall is an excellent opportunity to photograph the northern lights. Durning our adventure we will also sail the fjords. Tour size 10 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

September 30th to October 2nd, 2022 - Photo Tour Trekkers Photo Retreat - Save the date for our new fall photo event. Join us for a weekend of photography, workshops, presentations and outdoor photography events including evening activites. Stayed tuned for our launch and further announments in late April.  

 

October 18th to Nov 1st, 2022 - Kenya & Tanzania - We have change the route and added a few different national parks and logdes to this tour, will still maintaining some of the popular photo locationsNew to Africa or a returning traveller with us from past tours, Kenya and Tanzania offer some of the most spectacular wildlife photography and experiences. We will visit the Masai Mara and Serengeti ecosystems, see legions of birds, water fowl, and include 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. This tour is now open for booking.

 

November 2nd to 8th, 2022 - 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 10 to 11 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

November 9th to 25th, 2022 - Egypt and Jordan including a visit to Petra - 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. Our Egypt and Jordan tour includes a 5 day 4 night river cruise on the Nile. Tour size 12 to 16 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

November 26th to December 6th, 2022 - 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. This tour is now open for booking.

 

 December 5th to 13th, 2021 - Machu Picchu Peru - Join us as we explore and experience the beauty of Sacred Valley and the Ancient Ruins of Machu Picchu. We will fly from Toronto to Lima, spend time photographing and exploring, then fly from Lima to Cusco traveling via train to Machu Picchu. The Incan built structure know as the “Lost City” was only discovered in 1911 and is located some 7,000 feet above sea level. These are the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. Tour size 10 to 15 guests. Tour open for booking.

 

2023 Tours

 

February 1st to 16th, 2023 - Vietnam and Cambodia - You are invited to join us and experience centuries shared history and culture as we visit Vietnam and Cambodia. Our tour begins in Hanoi then we travel to Halong Bay for a two night cruise, then on to central Vietnam visiting Hoi An, Ho Chi Mich City, and on to the Mekong Delta and the floating markets. We then fly to Sioem Reap in Cambodia were we will photograph the sunrise at Angkor Wat and spend time exploring and photographing the ancient ruins. Tour size 10 to 12 guests. This tour is open for booking.

 

February 21st to March 8th, 2023 - 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. Tour size 10 to 15 guests. This tour is open for booking. 

 

March 10th to 12th, 2023 - Weekend with the Wolves - Our annual Wolves weekend. 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. 

 

March 27th to April 3rd, 2023 - Costa Rica - Explore and photograph the beauty of Costa Rica. Great birding locations to experience and different tour route. March is a great 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 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 10 to 15 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

March 28th to April 10th, 2023 - Australia / New Zealand - On this trek we have combined two beautiful locations down under. We will experience the the north and south islands of New Zealand then fly to Australia spending time in Sydney, Melbourne, the great barier reef and the back country and much more. Tour size 10 to 15 guests.

 

April 30th to May 10th, 2023 - 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.

 

April 11th to 27thth, 2023 - India Tiger Expedition - Experience the culture and wildlife of India as we head out for another Tiger Expedition. We will visit Sariska Tiger Reserve and Rathenbore National park for a total of 8 safaris and oportunitiy to photograph the tiger. Tour includes visits to Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra to experience and photograph the Taj Malh. Our group size is 10 to 12 guests.

 

May 14th to 28th, 2023 - Alaska Expedition - Another great sailing expedition ... Journey from Vancouver to Seward and Anchorage. Discover Alaska’s many fjords, Gold-Rush–era history, glistening glaciers, rare wildlife, primeval rainforest, and rich indigenous and culture. Sail north past the islands and fjords of the Johnstone Strait of Vancouver Island into open sea, continuing up the Hecate Strait. The magnificent Misty Fjords wilderness will be your introduction to Alaska. Not bad, right? Next stop, Wrangell. In this historic town, look for petroglyphs strewn along the beach. Your first glimpse of glaciers will come at either the Tracy or Endicott Fjords. 

Your first glimpse of glaciers will come at either the Tracy or Endicott Fjords. Discover a ‘Little Norway’ in Petersburg and admire art at the many galleries in Haines. William Henry Bay is known for its old-growth forest—and the chance to find gold—while Point Adolphus is famous for its superb whale watching. You’ll also visit Sitka, Alaska’s former capital when it belonged to Russia.

Icy Bay is as it sounds, featuring icebergs that have calved off three glaciers farther into the bay. In the friendly salmon fishing hamlet of Cordova, you’ll find frontier charm at its finest. Then it’s on to College Fjord, a spectacular stretch of water flanked by snow-dusted mountains and glaciers. One spot in particular offers views of as many as eight glaciers!

You’ll disembark in Seward on the Kenai Peninsula, beneath Mount Marathon, and enjoy a bus ride to Anchorage. Dall sheep might peek out along the route and you may even see bison, bears, musk oxen, and elk during our stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Your thrilling expedition comes to an end in the modern city of Anchorage, the state’s largest. Our group size is 10 to 12 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

May 31st to June 9, 2023 - Newfoundland Photo Tour - This tour has sold out see below for a 2nd Departure- In Newfoundland, the journey can be as colourful as stories told around the kitchen table. As meandering as our thousands of kilometres of coastline. As surprising as a humpback whale breaching in the mist. Or as comforting as bakeapple jam. There are places that travel with you, wherever you go. Join us as we visit Newfoundland. Group size is 10 to 12 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

June 15th to June 24th, 2023 - Newfoundland Photo Tour - In Newfoundland, the journey can be as colourful as stories told around the kitchen table. As meandering as our thousands of kilometres of coastline. As surprising as a humpback whale breaching in the mist. Or as comforting as bakeapple jam. There are places that travel with you, wherever you go. Join us as we visit Newfoundland. Group size is 10 to 12 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

June 16th to 29th, 2023 - Norway - This year join us for a summer time exploration to 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 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

June 24th to July 3, 2023 - 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.

 

August 19th to 26th, 2023 - Bears Belugas and Borealis Photo Tour - What a combination, and what a great selection of photo opportunities. Churchill is the best place to maximize your opportunities for northern lights. Over 3,000 beluga whales gather at the mouth of the Churchill River each year. While out on the surrounding tundra and shores we will be in search of the polar bear. This time of year the colourful tundra makes a great backdrop. We will be travleing from Winnipeg to Churchill via train and returning to Winnipeg by air. Tour size 10 to 11 guests.

 

August 1st to 14th, 2023 - Ireland Photo Tour - Photographing and exploring the landscapes of Ireland. Our photo tour begings in Dublin traveling across to the cliffs of Moher then travelling north along the coast towards Northern Ireland. We will visit the marble caves, Sleve league cliffs, dark hedges, historic ruins, Belfast, the Titanic exhibit, giants casuway and more. If you like photographing rugged coast lines, anctient ruins, urban photograpy and castles then you will love our photo tour to Ireland. Tour group size 10 to 15.

 

August 28th to September 6th, 2023 - Greek Islands - Explore the ancient past and vibrant present as we journey to the Greek Islands. Greece. The white-washed homes of Santorini and the golden beaches of Paros, photograph the famous windmills of Mykonos and the beauty of Rhodes. Staying on the islands during our tour offers up plenty of sunrise and sunset opportunities. Tour size 10 to 12 guests.

 

Photo Tour Trekkers - Photo Retreat September 29th to October 1st, 2023 - Save the date for our annual fall photo event. Join us for a weekend of photography, presentations, workshops and outdoor photography events including evening activites and interesting locations.

 

October 3rd to 17th 2023 - Kenya & Tanzania - New to Africa or a returning traveller with us from past tours, Kenya and Tanzania offer some of the most spectacular wildlife photography and experiences. We will visit the Masai Mara and Serengeti ecosystems, see legions of birds, water fowl, and include 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, this region offers up some of the most beautiful safaris to experience and photograph and of course the migration. Tour size 12 to 16 guests.

 

October 16th to 29th 2023 - Namibia with optional Uganda Gorilla Tour add on - Experince the mountainus sand dunes of Namibia, wild life, the skelton coast and explore an abandon town Kolmanskop, now being reclaimed by the desert. If you wish to endend your stay join us as we journey to the mountain region of Uganada to experiece the Silver back gorillas. Tour size 10 to 12 guests.

 

October 30th to November 5th, 2023 - 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 10 to 11 guests. This tour is now open for booking

 

November 25th to December 5th, 2023 - Galapagos Islands - One of our most popular photo tours, join us as we return 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. 

 

2024 Tours

 

February 24th to March 16th, 2024 - Antartica and the Falklands - We invite you to experience and photograph and explore Antarctica, Fjords and the Falkland Islands all in one extraordinary expedition cruise. Sail in the wake of the great explorers as we enjoy chances to see wildlife like penguins, whales and seals amidst icebergs and stunning natural beauty. Along the way, our Expedition Team leads exciting ice-cruising and landing activities to guarantee an unforgettable voyage. Tour size 12 to 15 guests. This tour is now open for booking.

 

March 18th to 25th, 2024 - Costa Rica - Explore and photograph the beauty of Costa Rica. Great birding locations to experience along our tour route. March is a great 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 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 10 to 15 guests

 

April 1st to 14th 2024 - Sri Lanka - Each place, and each smile in Sri Lanka has a story to tell. Wilpattu National Park full of widlife makes the perfect photo adventure safari, beautiful landscape and seascapes, temples and more. Stay tuned for further tour details.  10 to 12 guests

 

August 1st to 14th, 2024 - 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 group size 10 to 15.

 

November 23rd to December 3rd, 2024 - 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.

 

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We are working on several Canadian and US tours, please check back as we are constently updating the future tours page. If you see a tour you would be interested joining us on, please fill out the Future Tour request form below. We will email you when the tour becomes available for booking and send out additional tour information when posted.

 

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Antarctica

 

 

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Australia

 

 

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Weekend with the Wolves

 

 

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Japan

 

 

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Galapagos Islands

 

 

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Costa Rica

 

 

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Egypt & Jordan

 

 

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Namibia

 

 

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Vietnam

 

 

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Scotland

 

 

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Norway

 

 

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Borneo

 

 

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India Tiger Expedition

 

 

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Greenland

 

 

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Morocco


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Iceland July 2022

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Greenland July 2022

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Bears & Belugas Aug 2022

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Kenya Tanzania Sep 2022

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Norway September 2022

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Kenya Tanzania Oct 2022

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Polar Bears Nov 2022

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Egpyt & Jordan Nov 2022

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Galapagos Nov 2022

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Machu Picchu Dec 2022

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Vietnam Feb 2023

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Antarctica Feb 2023

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Costa Rica March 2023

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Morocco April 2023

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Alaska May 2023

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Newfoundland May 2023

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Newfoundland June 2023

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Norway June 2023

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Polar Bears Oct 2023

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Antarctica Falkland Island Feb 2024

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Future Tours

We have 1 space available for a female sharing - Bears Belugas Borealis Tour Aug 24th to 31st, 2022