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Brown Bear Weekend

Brown Bear Weekend - Explore!
Brown Bear Weekend - Explore!
Excellent
7 reviews
Starts
Kajaani
Destinations
+1
Ends
Kajaani
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Highlights

  • Spend a night observing bears from a bear hide
  • Keep an eye out for wolves, foxes, elk and owls
  • Explore forests and learn about bear habitats
  • Experience the pristine natural beauty of Finland
Age range
14 to 85 year olds
Accommodation
Lodge, Hut
Max Group Size
14
Transportation
Mini-coach
Travel style
Wildlife, Local Guide, Walking Tour
Operator
Explore!
Start and end in Kajaani! With the wildlife tour Brown Bear Weekend, you have a 4 day tour package taking you through Kajaani, Finland and Wild Brown Bear Oy. Brown Bear Weekend is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip at Kajaani Airport; drive to the Wild Brown Bear Centre
    Start point Kajaani Airport, Arrivals Hall, Lentokentäntie 7, 87850 Paltaniemi, Finland 18:00
  2. Day 2: Guided nature walk; exciting evening spent bear watching from hides
  3. Day 3: Free day with the chance to enjoy a nature trek or go canoeing
  4. Day 4: Drive to Kajaani Airport where the trip ends
    End point Kajaani Airport, Departures Hall, Lentokentäntie 7, 87850 Paltaniemi, Finland 11:30

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

7 Reviews

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Good
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  • B
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.3 - Excellent

    I loved the holiday, saw a bear a few times, the scenery was spectacular, also saw a moose. This was my first experience on my own, and I was well looked after, the environment was relaxed and friendly, and I will be looking to go on holiday again with... Read more

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  • L
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.3 - Excellent

    My group was extremely fortunate in terms of our wildlife sightings and that 100% made this trip very special and memorable. It was clear from Sabrina's reactions to a wolf spotting that she is very passionate about wildlife and can still get excited by... Read more

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  • R
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    An absolutely lovely weekend away. Sabrina made a lovely location and activities a truly fabulous experience. The success of the trip is easily 50% down to her. Appreciate that we were fed regularly, snacks and meals. Loved the fact tea and coffee always... Read more

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  • W
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Food and accommodation was great. We knew it would be basic accommodation but it was ideal. I am a fussy eater but there was always something that I liked. The food was cooked wonderfully.

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  • C
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The information provided by Explore for the trip could have contained more information. For example, what clothing to take was not on the sheet.

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  • C
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    It was a truly fabulous trip that my daughter (about to study zoology) and I may well repeat

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  • G
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Finnair problems unavoidable, but the rest of the trip was excellent

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Questions & Answers

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    • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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      A guide will accompany you on the tour.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Euro
    Finland

    Plugs & Adapters

    Finland

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Finland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Kajaani.
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    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 26 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 26 January 2020, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
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    Availability
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 225 km.
    • Kajaani (Finland)
    • 112 km
    • Wild Brown Bear Oy (Finland)
    • 112 km
    • Kajaani (Finland)

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