Photo Safaris Tours

Landscape Photography

Trips focusing on some of the world’s most spectacular wild and unspoiled landscapes, as well as photogenic human-influenced scenery, architecture and farmland

Holland at Tulip Time
Apr 08 - Apr 19, 2017
Two full days to photograph the largest spring bulb garden in the world, Keukenhof Gardens. Endless fields of colorful tulips in North Holland provide the material for graphic compositions. Shoot windmills silhouetted against the dawn sky. Photograph the dramatically-lit canals of Bruges, Belgium.
Patagonia's Mountain Landscapes
Apr 10 - Apr 26, 2017
Shoot the landscapes and wildlife of two of the most spectacular mountain photography destinations—Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Capture soaring granite mountain peaks, massive glaciers and pristine lakes. This is prime time for the austral fall colors of southern beech trees. 
Namibia
May 13 - Jul 10, 2017
From its beautiful quiver tree forest, surreal sand-conquered ghost town of Kolmanskop, and the colossal red sand Sossusvlei Dunes to the superlative Etosha National Park, Namibia provides exciting photo subjects at every turn. Photograph vast numbers of wildlife at Etosha's numerous water holes.
Olympic National Park, Washington
Jul 09 - Jul 15, 2017
Alpine scenery with wildflower meadows and dramatic vistas, plus a rugged coastline, sea stacks, waterfalls and verdant moss-draped rain forest set the stage for a quintessential Pacific Northwest photographic adventure.
Iceland Revealed
Aug 08 - Aug 19, 2017
Iceland's remote Highlands yield a diverse mix of dramatic landscape images. Accessible by 4x4s during Iceland's short summer season the rugged interior routes cross vast volcanic "deserts" laced with bridgeless meltwater rivers and punctuated with waterfalls, crater lakes and glaciated mountains.
The Great American Eclipse Road Trip
Aug 19 - Aug 27, 2017
Starting in Casper, Wyoming we take a “Great American Road Trip” to shoot the August 2017 solar eclipse as well as some of the most iconic US “fly-over” locations—Devils Tower, Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park.  

 
Denali National Park in Autumn
Aug 26 - Sep 02, 2017

Shoot the mountain, landscapes and wildlife of one of Alaska's most spectacular parks at the predicted height of fall color. The best time of year for the potential of clear skies to photograph glacier-covered 20,310-foot-high Denali.

Colorado Fall Colors
Sep 24 - Sep 30, 2017
Photograph the blazing yellow aspen forests that punctuate the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains topography—jagged summits and deep breathtaking valleys under blue sky. Improve your photography skills while learning about light, color and graphic design on location with Todd Pierce in his home state.
Yosemite in Autumn
Oct 29 - Nov 04, 2017
The towering rock walls that form the bones of Yosemite’s spectacular valley are at their finest in the warm low-angled light of fall. The Merced River flows at a gentler pace and autumn-hued foliage and granite peaks are framed in mirror-like waters. Yosemite in autumn is a never-ending source of inspiration.
Ultimate Antarctica
Nov 08 - Dec 05, 2017
An unmatched nature photography tour to the legendary wildlife and scenic areas of South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula; Join nine of the industry’s finest photography and wildlife leaders for a remarkable 24-day voyage to some of the most photogenic places on Earth.
Yellowstone in Winter
Jan 25 - Feb 01, 2018
Capture the very best of Yellowstone’s snowy interior—unique geothermal features, snow-encrusted landscapes and foraging wildlife with our expert leader who knows the park intimately. Four snow coach days and time to explore special areas on foot.
Japan's Winter Wildlife
Feb 02 - Feb 17, 2018
Incredible photographic access to snow monkeys, Japanese cranes, whooper swans, white-tailed and Steller's sea eagles in picturesque snowy landscapes. One of Earth's finest—yet least-known—winter wildlife shoots. One of Joe Van Os' Top 10 must-do trips in the world!

 
Wild Hawai'i
Feb 10 - Feb 23, 2018
The best of the Big Island.  Create images of an active volcano by helicopter, shoot humpback whales by boat and the sunset sky from the 14,000-foot summit of Mauna Kea.  Lush tropical landscapes, waterfalls, and a variety of birds and marine mammals round out this action-packed week.
Norway's Lofoten Islands
Feb 11 - Feb 19, 2018
The Lofoten Archipelago is considered by many to be the most beautiful setting in Norway. Jagged mountains rise from the sea as backdrop to cozy fishing villages. Rugged seascapes are seen at every turn.  With clear weather this landscape is a spectacular foreground to include aurora borealis
Iceland in Winter
Feb 15 - Feb 26, 2018
Photograph the otherworldly fire and ice landscapes of Iceland—volcanic peaks, glaciers, blue ice caves, cascading waterfalls, geothermal features and rugged coastline—in wintertime. At this time of the year, the aurora borealis is always a luminous possibility in Iceland's immense nighttime sky.
Aurora Borealis, Fairbanks, Alaska
Mar 10 - Mar 17, 2018
Photograph the flickering curtains of dancing light of the aurora borealis from renowned Chena Hot Springs Resort—one of the world’s top aurora viewing locations. Capture the action at sled dog races and shoot the fantastic shapes and vivid colors of large-scale ice sculptures.
Holland at Tulip Time
Apr 09 - Apr 20, 2018
Two full days to photograph the largest spring bulb garden in the world, Keukenhof Gardens. Endless fields of colorful tulips in North Holland provide the material for graphic compositions. Shoot windmills silhouetted against the dawn sky. Photograph the dramatically-lit canals of Bruges, Belgium.
Patagonia's Mountain Landscapes
Apr 09 - Apr 25, 2018
Shoot the landscapes and wildlife of two of the most spectacular mountain photography destinations—Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. Capture soaring granite mountain peaks, massive glaciers and pristine lakes. This is prime time for the austral fall colors of southern beech trees. 
Namibia
May 12 - May 28, 2018
From its beautiful quiver tree forest, surreal sand-conquered ghost town of Kolmanskop, and the colossal red sand Sossusvlei Dunes to the superlative Etosha National Park, Namibia provides exciting photo subjects at every turn. Photograph vast numbers of wildlife at Etosha's numerous water holes.
Ultimate Galápagos
Jun 06 - Jun 23, 2018
Darwin's enchanted islands at their best—albatrosses, penguins, boobies, tortoises and iguanas plus a comfortable boat and great snorkeling! The most exciting and comprehensive Galápagos itinerary we've ever offered. Enjoy good food, some tropical sunshine and a chance to walk an unspoiled beach.
Olympic National Park, Washington
Jul 08 - Jul 14, 2018
Alpine scenery with wildflower meadows and dramatic vistas, plus a rugged coastline, sea stacks, waterfalls and verdant moss-draped rain forest set the stage for a quintessential Pacific Northwest photographic adventure.
Iceland Revealed
Aug 24 - Sep 04, 2018
Iceland's remote Highlands yield a diverse mix of dramatic landscape images. Accessible by 4x4s during Iceland's short summer season the rugged interior routes cross vast volcanic "deserts" laced with bridgeless meltwater rivers and punctuated with waterfalls, crater lakes and glaciated mountains.
Colorado Fall Colors
Sep 23 - Sep 29, 2018
Photograph the blazing yellow aspen forests that punctuate the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains topography—jagged summits and deep breathtaking valleys under blue sky. Improve your photography skills while learning about light, color and graphic design on location with Todd Pierce in his home state.
Yosemite in Autumn
Oct 28 - Nov 03, 2018
The towering rock walls that form the bones of Yosemite’s spectacular valley are at their finest in the warm low-angled light of fall. The Merced River flows at a gentler pace and autumn-hued foliage and granite peaks are framed in mirror-like waters. Yosemite in autumn is a never-ending source of inspiration.