Trip reference number: 19391

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Bears, Wolves & Wolverines Self-Drive

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Based at three specialist lodges in the taiga forest of Finland, this self-drive trip offers Europe’s best chance of seeing and photographing brown bear, wolf and wolverine in evocative natural habitat.

On this unique wildlife adventure in the boreal forest of Finland you self-drive between lodges, allowing you to explore the wildlife of the taiga at your own pace. We have selected three lodges with a network of outstanding hides from which to watch and photograph such iconic inhabitants of the far north as brown bear, wolf, wolverine and white-tailed eagle. Throughout spring and summer these overnight hides offer mammal-watching which is unrivalled in northern Europe.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Kajaani & drive to Martinselkonen Wilderness Lodge
  2. Day 2: Martinselkonen Nature Reserve, overnight in large hide
  3. Day 3: Martinselkonen Nature Reserve, overnight in photography hide
  4. Day 4: Drive to Boreal Wildlife Centre, Viiksimo, overnight in large hide
  5. Day 5: Boreal Wildlife Centre, overnight in photography hide
  6. Day 6: Drive to Base Camp Kuikka, overnight in wildlife hide
  7. Day 7: Base Camp Kuikka, overnight in wildlife hide
  8. Day 8: Return to Kajaani & fly back to the UK
  • Available*: Apr to Aug
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £2,395 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,195 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • 1 night lodge
    • 6 nights in hides
    • Most meals
    • Transfers
    • Park fees
  • Activities available:
    • Photography
    • Swimming

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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