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Finland: Bear Watching Wildlife Holidays

Embrace Finnish nature

4 Days From £865

Embrace Finnish nature

Take a journey among incredible alpine landscapes on bear watching and wildlife holidays in Finland. Enveloped in natural beauty and untouched countryside, the Hotel Kalevala will be your base as you explore the sensational vistas and take part in exciting activities. The wooden building blends with the natural aesthetics of its environment and offers views of Lake Lammasjärvi. You will become enamoured with the charm of this village location which boasts a history filled with folklore and fairytales. Bear watching and wildlife holidays are for those searching for something new and exciting amongst some of Mother Nature’s finest accomplishments. You will have the opportunity to observe the habitats of the bears in the comfortable surroundings of a purpose-built hide. All necessary accommodation and facilities are provided to ensure you capture the best views of these majestic animals during our bear watching and wildlife holidays.

This is a journey filled with exciting possibilities, and with time set aside for your own preferred pursuits you can spend days canoeing, hiking or cycling. If you prefer more relaxing activities, perhaps take a stroll on the beach or through the picturesque terrains, before enjoying a dip in the hot tub.

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Finland

    Transfer from the airport to Kalevala in Kuhmo, where you will enjoy traditional Finnish cuisine and drinks. Take advantage of the free time to explore the wonderful surroundings of the hotel.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Day 2 - Bear Watching

    Embrace Finnish nature - Bear Watching

    Today is crammed full of wildlife expeditions and the opportunity to spend the night in the depths of bear territory. We recommend that you visit the Petola Nature Centre for an informative guide to the area’s intriguing wildlife. After dinner, you will be escorted to the hides amongst the wetlands, where you are to spend the second night of bear watching and wildlife holidays. The hides feature amplification equipment, which makes it much easier to hear the sounds of any approaching wildlife. You can choose between family-sized hides or smaller accommodation, depending on your preference and requirements. Each hide includes comfortable observation chairs and sleeping areas. During the summer months, the Midnight Sun illuminates Finland’s landscapes for longer periods of time, making them more attractive than ever; experience the beauty for yourself on bear watching and wildlife holidays.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Leisure Day

    Leisure Day

    After breakfast, take advantage of the free leisure time and relax before taking part in optional excursions in the afternoon. Take a bicycle ride, hike through woodlands or enjoy the thrill of a canoeing trip. In the evening, dine at the hotel’s restaurant before retiring for the final night of bear watching and wildlife holidays.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Depart Finland

    Depart Finland

    Enjoy breakfast before leaving the hotel and transferring to the airport for the flight home.

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • 2 night's accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 3 x dinners
  • Sauna and jacuzzi.
  • Petola Visitor Centre
  • Wild Brown Bear Adventure - programme
  • Transfer Kajaani airport - hotel - airport
  • Flights from London

Not Included...

  • Holiday Insurance
  • Meals other than the ones stated in the itinerary
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature
DatesPrices From
FromToAdult
01/04/201730/09/2017£865
01/04/201830/09/2018£907
Notes
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Prices are based on departures from London Heathrow in economy class
  • Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply
Optional Upgrades
Dates
FromToItemPrice
01/04/201730/09/2017Superior Room Upgrade£38
01/04/201730/09/2017Suite Upgrade£162
01/04/201830/09/2018Superior Room Upgrade£40
01/04/201830/09/2018Suite Upgrade£171
Prices for single travellers:
DatesPrices From
FromToAdult
01/04/201730/09/2017£935
01/04/201830/09/2018£982
Notes
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices are based on departures from London Heathrow in economy class
  • Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply

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