A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
Ralph Lee Hopkins is a popular photo workshop instructor who has traveled to Antarctica more than a dozen times. Ralph served as a photographer on the historic Arctic Expedition for Climate Action in July 2008 and has traveled beyond the Arctic Circle many times during the past 16 years. His wildlife images have appeared in National Geographic's books, magazines, and online galleries, and are represented in the National Geographic Image Collection.