South American and Asian Photo Travel Tours

Small Footprint Travels: Unforgettable Photo Travel Tours

Whatever your skill level in photography, Small Footprint Travels offers custom photo journeys designed to bring out the best opportunities for you to capture beautiful images in stunning, exotic locations of Southeast Asia and South America.

We offer hands-on camera instruction and photo education on how to improve your creative and technical photography skills on our photo tours to Southeast Asia and our photo tours to South America. With our support, you will feel comfortable and happy creating images of your journey that will make life-long memories.

Our founder and host, Benjamin Porter is a professional photographer and artist-educator whose photographs have been seen around the world in publications such as The New York Times, Vogue (Japan), and Forbes magazine. During his photography travel tours, he loves to share the knowledge he has gained traveling the world photographing in more than 70 countries.

Capture Colorful South America: Photo Travel Tours to Bolivia

Selected for the beauty of its landscape and the wealth of its colorful indigenous communities, our photo tour to Bolivia is an authentic experiential journey to a country where tour leader Benjamin Porter has photographed for more than 35 years.

Tours to Bolivia may include experiences such as:

  • Photographing on Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat
  • Boating to the sacred Island of the Sun on beautiful blue Lake Titicaca
  • Touring UNESCO World Heritage cities of Sucre and Potosí
  • Shopping in colorful indigenous markets in the Andes mountains
  • Touring vineyards and sampling the delicious wines of Tarija
  • Learning to cook Bolivian cuisine at a cooking class in La Paz

Experience Bolivia’s vivid multi-ethnic culture and rich history while photographing the panoramic landscapes and places that make Bolivia a perfect spot for our photography tour which includes Santa Cruz, Sucre, the Uyuni salt flats, the World Heritage city of Potosí, Lake Titicaca, La Paz and Tarija.

Our unique Bolivian photo tours offer our small groups the chance to meet local artisans. Along the way you’ll taste lots of delicious regional cuisine and wine. The optional cooking class offers you the chance to learn from a local chef who will guide you as you shop for fresh ingredients in the local market and then prepare traditional Bolivian dishes.

Explore the Unknown: Travel and Photograph Laos & Thailand

Our photography travel tours to Laos & Thailand are an unforgettable way to explore the unique culture and pristine landscape of these Southeast Asian countries. Natural beauty abounds in this mountainous land, home to the sweet smelling national flower, Dok Champa, also known as frangipani.

Tours to Laos may include experiences such as:

  • Watching freshwater Mekong dolphins
  • Visiting coffee plantations on the Bolaven Plateau
  • Touring UNESCO World Heritage city Luang Prabang, home to 34 Buddhist temples
  • Learning to cook Lao style food overlooking the Kwangsi Falls
  • River travel on the Mekong River from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai, Laos

This tour also can include optional, additional photo travel tours in Cambodia—to visit the spectacular temples of Angkor Wat, and discover the vibrant, market-filled capital of Phnom Penh.

For More Information on Small Footprint Travels Tours

On any of our international photo travel tours you will gain valuable skills and life experiences as you enjoy breathtaking natural beauty. Small Footprint Travel’s tours include photography workshops, lessons, and assignments from Benjamin Porter. Bring home more than souvenirs from our small group tours. Come home with enhanced photography skills, amazing pictures, great stories and new dishes to impress your friends with at home.

Whether you choose our South American travel tours or our Southeast Asia travel tours you’ll have the vacation of a lifetime. For more information on our photo travel tours: updated itineraries, reservations information or to simply ask us a question, do not hesitate to contact us.