MAJESTIC BIRDS 

OF FINLAND

North Finland

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF THE HIGH NORTH

 

SPECIAL :

CAPERCAILLIE
BLACK GROUSE
CRANE
WHOOPER SWANS
GOLDEN EAGLE
OSPREY

FACTS:

PERFECT PHOTOHIDES
LAPLAND
TOP VARIETIES EVERY DAY
FLEXIBLE PROGRAM

JOURNEY:

5 PHOTO DAYS
FLIGHTS EXCLUDED
FULL BOARD
BEST WEEK OF THE YEAR
PRO GUIDANCE

Guided group travel::

 

Dates:

April 30 to May 6, 2022 (with Robin Scholte)

Maximum group size:

4 persons excluding guide and guidance

 

Guidance:

Depending on your place of departure, you will travel alone or with a group with Finnair to Kuusamo in Finland. Finnair offers this destination with a stopover in Helsinki. From Kuusamo there is a transfer to our hotel. You will enjoy guidance from our Wildpix guides and an extremely experienced local guide, where you can count on our hut knowledge, our material tips and experience on site. 

Flight and Transport:

You book the flights yourself, which are not included in the price. 

Accommodatie:

The group will stay in a comfortable and rustic accommodation with lots of cosiness and the typical Finnish decoration. The location is on a full board basis and equipped with single rooms, well equipped with all comforts. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Rates:

Price per person in single room and full board, 5 photo days and 6 overnight stays € 2850 for the group trip in 2022

Including:

accommodation with full board

all car transports on site

all photo hides 

tour guidance by professional photographer and local guide

Excluding:

your flights

own other expenses on site

your extra meals or drinks on site

your own travel and/or cancellation insurance

Payment:

After booking you will receive a payment request and the full amount will be paid in advance by bank transfer. This way everything is arranged and your trip is reserved, of course you will receive an invoice.

 
 

What if I have to cancel my trip?

In the event of cancellation, you must always inform us as soon as possible. Since we also have to pay cancellation costs to our partners, we must pass these on to you according to the schedule below, which are also indicated in the general terms and conditions and in the travel information that will be sent to you.

 

You can always contact your cancellation insurance. ​

 

Deadlines for cancellation fees:

5 to 3 months before departure: 25% of the total fare

3 to 2 months before departure: 50% of the total fare

2 to 1 months before departure: 80% of the total fare

less than 1 month before departure: 100% of the total fare

 

EXPERIENCE THE UNIQUE COMBINATION AND BEAUTIFUL SPECIES CAPERCAILLIE, BLACK GROUSE, OSPREY, GOLDEN EAGLE

The mysterious Finnish forests hold great secrets, but this journey will take you in search of the iconic bird species that make you dream. The fighting and mating behavior of Black Grouse and Capercaillie are impressive experiences. For the latter you will even stay overnight in the forest, a very special experience as it hardly gets dark anymore. ​

 

In addition, we have perfect opportunities for hunting ospreys and the imposing golden eagle. There are also perfect photo hides to use on open water where Cranes and Whooper Swans gather. The combination of snow and water gives unique images. ​

 

You will stay in typical Finnish luxury chalets with every comfort with full board, and you will be assisted throughout the journey by our professional guides. So go and discover Finland's iconic birds in the best possible way, and experience one of the last great European wildernesses.

 
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How, what and where? Everything else you need to know:

WHEN IS THE BEST TRAVEL PERIOD?

We consciously offer this trip in this week if there is a good chance that we can record the mating behavior of the Black Grouse and Capercaillie. A unique moment including a night in the Finnish forests when it is light almost all day.

WHERE DO WE STAY?

In the northern part of Finland within driving distance of Kuusamo and in the middle of the beautiful and still wild nature.

WHAT DOES THE TRAVEL PLANNING LOOK LIKE?

This trip is a fixed package of 5 photo days - 7 nights

 

Day 1:

Early arrival and presentation

Afternoon Photo hide

Day 2:

Morning: Black Grouse

Afternoon: Cranes and Whooper Swans

Evening and night: Capercaillie

Day 3:

Morning: Capercaillie until about 8 am

Afternoon: Cranes and Whooper Swans

Day 4:

Morning: half day of rest and time for photo editing, for example

Afternoon: Osprey

Day 5:

Morning: Black Grouse

Afternoon: Osprey

Day 6:

Full day golden eagle photography

Day 7:

Departure day with possibly a morning program which depends on the flight times ​

 

We have breakfast every day between 08:00 and 09:00, lunch depends on dinner as dinner will be at 15:00 or 17:00 and this again depends on the evening program.

WHAT CAN WE ENCOUNTER?

Nature remains nature, but this week we have a full focus on black grouse, capercaillie, golden eagle, osprey, whooper swan and crane, but it is a vast wild area so we may see more.

 

THE PHOTO HIDES

 

We have access to various types of hides in terms of size, layout and location, which together ensure that we create the best opportunities for the ideal conditions at that time.

 

AUTHENTIC NORDIC ACCOMMODATION

 

The perfect and rustic accommodation is all cosiness with the typical Finnish decoration and appearance with all modern comforts where you stay in pleasant single rooms with full board.

  • 190m2 + terrace 45m2

  • 9 single bedrooms

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Sauna

  • tv, dvd en internet

  • Washing machine, special drying cabinet for clothes

  • Fireplace

  • Iron, ironing board, hairdryer

  • Grill place

  • Beautiful view of the lake

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