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Photography Tour, Workshop & Safari Destinations
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Nothing compares to the rugged, untouched wilderness of the last great frontier. Join us in Alaska and photograph stunning Mountain Landscapes, Brown Bears, Polar Bears, Bald Eagles, Marine Wildlife & the Northern Lights!
Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountain states beckon to be explored with stunning landscapes & plentiful wildlife. Photograph locales include Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain & Glacier National Parks!
One of America’s first National Parks and the stomping grounds of John Muir and Ansel Adams. Nothing quite compares with experiencing the alpine beauty of Yosemite Valley in every season of the year!
Costa Rica
The bewildering variety of wildlife & bio-diversity in Costa Rica is unrivaled in the world. Join us at a rainforest eco-lodge for some of the best wildlife photography on the planet. Macaws, Toucans, Monkeys & Sloths abound!
Often described as ‘the land of fire and ice’ Iceland’s contrasts are what makes it so special. It is green and lush in areas and frozen in others. A mountainous land where waterfalls flow over geologic remnants of a fiery past.
Africa is a vast continent complete with the kind of natural wonders that you’ll find no place else on earth. It is here that lions, leopards, zebras, giraffe and vast herds of elephant still roam free amongst the expansive plains.
The subcontinent is home to the densest Bengal Tiger population on Earth as well as countless other species of wildlife. Join us for a once in a lifetime Indian Safari this year as we photograph wild Tigers in their natural environment.
American Southwest
The landscapes of the desert Southwest are both stunning & unique. Join us as we explore Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, Arches & Canyonlands National Parks as well as Bosque Del Apache wildlife refuge & White Sands!
The Hawaiian Islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and, of course, sandy beaches and spectacular sunsets. Not to mention Kilauea, the world’s most active Volcano!
The Great Smoky Mountains
Renowned for it’s diversity of plant and animal life, ancient mountains, and the history of its Appalachian mountain culture, the Smokies are a truly wondrous display of life. Join us as we photograph the wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains.
The natural world that exists in Brazil is mind-boggling. In addition to the Amazon Rainforest & Brazilian Pantanal, there are 69 national parks here; home to massive mountain ranges, incredible waterfalls and teeming with wildlife.
The Pacific Northwest
Olympic Peninsula, Mt. Rainier & Redwoods National Parks feature glacier-capped mountains and old-growth temperate rainforest. The stunning Pacific coastline has some of most picturesque landscape opportunities in the world.
"Backcountry Journeys offers guests the unique opportunity to explore our natural world from behind their own lens. We run a selection of hand-crafted Photo Tours, Workshops & Safaris to incredible locales such as Yosemite, Alaska, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Hawaii, Utah as well as Botswana & Costa Rica."

- Russ Nordstrand, Backcountry Journeys Founder & Director
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