Frans Lanting and Chris Eckstrom lead exclusive journeys to the world’s great wild places. They have traveled the world for more than 30 years, covering its wildlife and natural history for National Geographic, the World Wildlife Fund, and many other organizations. With their extensive travel experience and insights, Frans and Chris design customized itineraries for small groups or families, ensuring you a superlative wildlife and photography experience.

Antarctica: Up Close and Personal

January 1–17, 2024

Frans and Chris will lead an exclusive, small-vessel expedition along the Antarctic Peninsula. We will fly in and out of King George Island— avoiding the waves and weather of the infamous Drake Passage and the 4 travel days needed to cross it. We will spend almost two weeks in Antarctica to photograph icebergs and monumental landscapes, as well as penguins, whales, and seabirds. Our sturdy ship, the Hans Hansson, will be able to get into locations that bigger ships can’t reach. Our group will be limited to 10 guests. We hope you will join us for this unusual opportunity to experience the wonders of Antarctica up close and personal.

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Brazil: Land of the Jaguars

September 22 – October 1, 2024

Join Frans and Chris for a journey to the hottest hot spot for jaguars in the Americas–Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland. The Pantanal is also home to some of the most remarkable wildlife on the continent including giant otters and colorful macaws. Our base will be a comfortable floating hotel anchored in the heart of jaguar country. Frans and Chris will share their knowledge of South America and its wildlife, and Frans will provide photographic guidance. Photography is an important feature of this trip, but it is also designed to be a unique experience for anyone interested in nature.

For more information, please contact us.