Photo tours that do good

We were founded by Penda Photo Tours, a company that offers photo tours around the world for photographers of all levels. At Penda, we believe that tourism has great potential for contributing to good causes, so Penda Photo Tours and Penda Trust work closely together. Wherever possible, our projects and our tours are integrated; where possible, clients are able to contribute to these projects, adding a rich dimension to the photography holiday. Moreover, Penda Photo Tours funds the main administration costs of the charity, allowing the Penda Trust to operate on a 100-percent-model. This means 100% of donations go towards funding projects. It also means that if you join a photo tour, you’ll automatically contribute to Penda Trust. All you have to do to make a difference is have the photo adventure of a lifetime!

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Iceland Photo Tour: Wintery Landscapes

Explore the wondrous and unique landscapes of Iceland on this photography workshop with National Geographic photographer Tyrone Turner

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Exclusive Photo Safari, South Africa

Photograph lions, leopard, elephants, and other wildlife in an exclusive private game reserve, guided by a professional wildlife photographer.

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NGO Photography Summer Course, Cape Town

Learn about the role of photography in the context of development work during an academic summer course, and improve your photography skills along the way.

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Wildlife Photography & Conservation Volunteer Project, South Africa

Improve your photography skills, photograph an impressive array of African wildlife, and contribute to conservation at the same time

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Cuba Street Photography Workshop

Explore the unique character and gritty charm of Havana and Trinidad during this exciting Cuba photo tour

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Sri Lanka Wildlife Photography Workshop

Photograph leopards, elephants, sloth bears, and other stunning wildlife in gorgeous jungles, guided by award-winning photographer Lucia Griggi

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Namibia Landscape Photography Holiday

Capture Namibia’s vast deserts, surreal red dunes, and other striking landscapes during this 12-day photo tour

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Mountain Gorilla Photography Workshop, Rwanda & Uganda

Photograph an array of wildlife, including the highly endangered Mountain Gorillas, in the stunning jungles of Rwanda and Uganda

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Brown Bear Photography Workshop, Alaska

Get uniquely up-close photography opportunities of Brown Bears in the remote Lake Clark National Park

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