Are you looking for a personalized, small-group travel experience for you and your friends, colleagues or photo group? Do you want to build your portfolio and support a good cause at the same time? Whether your goal is team-building, friendship-building, or just having a blast, PWB Journeys are for you!
Photographers Without Borders can help you put together your very own Journey where you’ll learn, play & explore one of 10 amazing global destinations. With local guides and a PWB staff person on every trip, we’ll take care of the logistics so you don’t have to.
Also, if you get eight people to sign up for the trip, we’ll send you for free!*
Here are our current opportunities to travel, learn and explore with world-renowned photographers:
PWB Journey to Peru with Joel Nsadha
August 22-28, 2018
PWB Journey to Nepal with Matt Stirn
October 16-25, 2018
PWB Journey to Jordan with Jord Hammond
November 18-25, 2018
If you’re looking for your own travel experience, check out the below destinations and drop us a note for more information. Once you provide a location and desired travel date, we’ll take care of the logistics and you’ll be on your way in no time!
PWB Journeys help support our mission to connect volunteer photographers and videographers (storytellers) to document grassroots initiatives, NGOs and nonprofits around the world. For more information, click here.
PWB Journey: MADAGASCAR
This unique adventure is your chance to return to this heartland and let its people and scenery capture your heart. Leave Ulaanbaatar and the modern world behind and travel by horseback or oxcart to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park for life with nomadic families. You'll live in a ger, take tea with your neighbours, ride horses, and learn archery and garment-making skills. It's eight days like you never imagined. Participants should be comfortable around and on horses.
PWB Journey: Machu Picchu
This tour takes you off the beaten tourist path and into the cultures of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Begin in Almaty and drive through the stunning Charyn Canyon. Spend one night in a traditional yurt and get to know the welcoming families of the nomadic Kyrgyz culture. Enjoy city time in Bishkek as well as optional activities like day hikes and horseback riding to get you closer to the stunning nature here.
PWB Journey: THAILAND
Explore ancient sights and lost cities in this stunning Middle Eastern country. Spend a night overlooking the stars in a Bedouin tent and dine with the locals amidst the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Rum. You'll also be able to take in Petra's fascinating history and marvel at its thrilling beauty, and still have a chance to relax in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea. Soak up the colours, culture, and history of a country that's small in size but big in adventure.
Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable whirlwind tour of the southern half of Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on Hikkaduwa Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and you'll never want to travel solo again.
PWB Journey: ecuador
This eight-day adventure introduces you to Africa’s remote island paradise by way of Bekopaka’s famed Baobab Alley, the stunning weathered rock formations of the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, a canoe ride to caves along the Manambolo River, and maybe even encounters with a lemur. Madagascar is one of the most otherworldly places on Earth, and you may not even believe it when you see it.
PWB Journey: Mongolia
Here's a chance to cross off a bucket list item and visit the once-in-a-lifetime lost city of the Inca, Machu Picchu. You'll experience the culture, food, and stunning beauty of Peru. Spend time wandering the markets of Cusco and board a train to take in the stunning views of ruins, mountainscapes, and cloud forests of Machu Picchu.Your purchase of this tour also helps employ over 500 local guides, porters, cooks, drivers, and office staff – connecting local communities to the global tourism chain.
From the luxury of Bangkok's malls and gleaming high-rises, head north to Thailand's hills to embrace the beauty, culture and amazing food. Eating and sleeping with the hilltribes will bring you face-to-face with these colourful cultures. We’ll leave plenty of time for fun in historic Chiang Mai with its night market and delicious cuisine. Our guides will help you get off the beaten path – but you'll stay flexible by being able to choose the activities you really want.
From the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town to the desert and lunar scenery of Namibia, witness the diversity of southwestern Africa. Leave footprints on some of the world's highest sand dunes, peer deep into the heart of Africa’s largest canyon, and experience incredible wildlife drives through Etosha National Park. Have your breath taken away by incredible scenery and marvel at amazing wildlife – this is truly an African experience!
PWB Journey: SRI LANKA
This trip shows off its best, rolling natural wonders (the Amazon!), stunning landscapes (the Ecuadorian highlands!), rich culture (Quito!) and active pursuits like hiking, horseback riding, and mountain-biking everywhere you look. Good on its own, this trip also makes an ideal add-on to any Galápagos trip. Trust us. It’s worth the time.
Visit our website for more information or drop us a note if you want to co-create your own adventure. We’ll take care of the logistics and you and your friends can enjoy an experience of a lifetime - all in support of PWB!