into the Cypress Swamps

DATES 31 October – 9 November 2017 (10 days)x1 SPACE LEFT
13 – 22 November 2017 (10 days)xFULL
26 Nov – 5 December 2017 (10 days)x4 SPACES LEFT
GENRE landscape
TOUR LEADERS Marsel van Oosten & Daniella Sibbing
TOUR FEE now 3,250 USD instead of 4,750 USD
NOW WITH 1500 USD LAST-MINUTE DISCOUNT!
SINGLE SUPPL. 850 USD for single room
DEPOSIT 1,500 USD per person
GROUP SIZE max. 8 guests
LEVEL all experience levels

There has been some changes in rooming lists, and as a result there are some seats left on the tours. If you want to join and make use of the 1500 USD discount currently offered as a last-minute discount, please fill out the booking form. You can find it at the bottom of this page.

BRIEF TOUR DESCRIPTION
This tour is the world’s first photo tour into the swamps of Louisiana and Texas. With so many photographers nowadays organizing photo tours, and so many of them shamelessly copying existing tours, we decided to set up something completely unique and different again. Unique, because there is no other company in the world that offers a tour like this, and different because this tour is nothing like our other tours – it’s a lot more active :-)

Our prime subject on this tour will be the photogenic Cypress trees. These magnificent trees can be found primarily in and around swamps, which means that we’ll have to use a kayak to move around. This not only is a lot of fun, it’s also a wonderful way to experience the beautiful swampscapes.

MORE DETAILED TOUR INFO
We have made a digital brochure for you with more detailed information, and some cool images to whet your appetite. There’s also practical information in there on the specifics of kayaks and swamp photography, and on how to get around. Please read it carefully, because this tour is not for everyone. You can find the digital brochure here.

There is also a link to the tour impression video in the digital brochure, but if you prefer to have a direct link to the video, you can watch it on Vimeo.

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR FEE

  • kayak rental, paddles and life vest
  • kayak carrier for your car
  • kayak instructions
  • all accommodation
  • all meals and drinks
  • all park fees & kayak launch fees
  • daily briefings
  • photographic instructions
  • in the field tips & tricks
  • image reviews
  • loads of fun

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR FEE

  • airfares
  • car rental
  • roof rack (make sure the car you rent has one)
  • gasoline
  • waders
  • personal items
  • insurances and visa
  • tips and gratuities
  • masseuse

Make sure to read the digital brochure of this tour carefully before making a booking.

Marsel’s Cypress swamp pictures recently won him the overall title “Travel Photographer of the Year”. If you would like to read the story behind those images, please visit our blog.

For your information, we also have a link to our Terms & Conditions for you.

If you would like to take out cancellation insurance for a tour, it needs to be arranged upon booking. You can get cancellation insurance through a third party, or we can arrange it for you. For more information go to: www.squiver.com/insurance.html.

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