Run by: Discover The World
Reference number: FINLAND-BEAWAT4NT
Head to a lesser known area of Eastern Finland, close to the Russian border, to see some of Finland's most majestic animals in their natural habitat. The first day is at leisure exploring this amazing Finnish wilderness. The long daylight hours in summer really do seem to energize and it is surprising what you can fit into a day. For instance take a canoe out on the water, go hiking, fishing, swimming or just relax and enjoy this tranquil and wildlife rich area known as Kuhmo.
The next day visit the Petola Nature Centre and learn about the variety of wildlife you may encounter here, whetting your appetite for the night ahead in a specially designed hide. The hides are situated in a small open wetland area with a backdrop of spruce, pine and birch forest. This is when you will undoubtedly have the best wildlife watching encounters - as the night unfolds and nature's stage is set - particularly good for brown bear observations. Twelve to sixteen hours of sunlight and two to four hours of twilight means excellent photographic opportunities throughout the summer season, with June and July offering optimum light conditions for serious photographers.
Available May to September. Price includes flights from the UK to Finland. Airfares are based on the lowest available fare – if this is unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement will apply.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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