North Island and the Golden Autumn
Dates: 25.04 2020 – 07.05 2020
Photo Tour Location: New Zealand
Participation fee: 4000 $ USA (-50 $ for +1 of each friend with you)
Prepayment: non-refundable deposit – $ 500 USA
Two months before departure, pay 50 percent of the cost of the tour.
Number of days: 13 days / 12 nights
Number of participants: minimum 10 people, maximum 12.
Type of photography: landscape and night photography
Type of tour: photo tour, car trip
Difficulty level: very easy
The professional level of the photographer: basic, knowledge of his camera, possession of manual camera settings
Photoguide: Elena Pakhalyuk
Guide: Sergey Permitin, Chairman of the RGC (Russian Geographic Society) in New Zealand
Accommodation: guest houses and hotels, 2 – 3-bed rooms, camps
Catering: cafe, hotel
Master classes in photo processing: in free time from photography, Lightroom / Photoshop
Clothes, footwear, tourist equipment
The weather is changeable, during the day it can be very warm up to + 15C degrees, at night it is much colder to -5C, sometimes it can be in the mountains and freezing and snow falls (rarely, but such a miracle happens). At this time of the year, strong winds in the mountains are very frequent, especially at night, it can rain and fog. In line with this, MANDATORY! have the necessary supply of warm wind and waterproof clothing, a raincoat, and do not forget about beach accessories, as we will relax in the geysers.
IMPORTANT! Since we will have radial outlets, you will need a backpack (40-50l), where you put warm clothes, a raincoat, a thermos and photo equipment.
Included in cost:
Accommodation in guest houses
Accompanying Russian-speaking guide throughout the route
All entrance fees for the program
Transfer throughout the route
The cost does not include:
Tickets your city – New Zealand – your city
Entrance fees not included in the tour
Meals not included in the tour price.
For any questions please contact:
– Member of the Union of Wildlife Photographers of Russia
– Member of the Russian Geographical Society (RGO),
– Member of the Development Center of the Russian Geographical Society of New Zealand since December 2018.
– Head of the Photo-Video Media Department of the Central Office of the Geographical Society of New Zealand
Be sure to coordinate flights with the organizers! We will help you in selecting the cheapest tickets and with a visa.
ATTENTION! Depending on the unpredictable weather conditions, as well as the general decision of the group, the program of the photo tour can be changed!
Join now! It will be very interesting!