BROWN BEAR WATCHING AND PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR IN FINLAND

8 Nights / 9 Days

 

  • Sparsely-populated North Eastern Finland is an untamed expanse of pristine natural beauty. The dense taiga forest with its many rivers and lakes offers a haven to the elusive European brown bear. Travelling deep into the forest to specially prepared observation hides, we aim to observe this amazing animal in its natural habitat during this exciting short break.

    Weather

    July is the hottest month in Helsinki with an average temperature of 17°C (62°F) and the coldest is February at -6°C (22°F). The wettest month is August with an average of 90mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 13°C (55°F).

    Nearest Airport

    Kajaani

    Best Time to visit

    May to September

  • Day 01 July 19th - Delhi - Munich - Helsinki - Kajaani:
    Leave Delhi by 1.00 am and reach Kajaani by 19.35 pm local time. Time to relax. One can go for a a stroll around the lake. The light during this time of the year is very good, so one can spend time to take some landscape pictures. Dinner and retire at the resort.

    Day 02/03/04/06- July 20th to 24th - at the Hides:

    • 16:00: Dinner and briefing
    • 17:00: Start walking to hide. 500-900 meters from Lodge
    • 7:00: Return to the Lodge
    • 7:30-8:30: Breakfast, Sauna and rest until afternoon
    • 12:00 noon: Check-out or
    • 16:00: Dinner and itinerary repeats.

     

    Day 07 July 25th - Kajaani to Helsinki:
    After breakfast, leave to Helsinki and check into a resort called ‘Helka’. Today , one can venture out in the town to shop and the day is for you to relax at leisure.

    Day 8 - July 26th - Helsinki to Delhi:
    Depart Helsinki at 6.35 am ( local time ), fly vis Frankfurt to reach Delhi on July 27th at 00.55 am.

    Day 9 - July 27th - Delhi to your home town:
    Guests are requested to book their return tickets from Delhi to their home town on or after 8 am on 27th July from Delhi.

  • PER PERSON COST: EURO 2499 (INR 188,149).
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • International return airfare from Delhi to Kajaani.
    • VISA charges.
    • Stay at Kajaani on twin sharing basis or dormitory.
    • 5 nights of hides activities.
    • All meals.
    • Drinking water.
    • Internal short flights and airport transfers.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Airfare from home town to Delhi and back.
    • Personal expenses.
    • Medical expenses.
    • Optional brid hide activity.
    • Anything other than mentioned in he Cost Includes section.
  • Payment Terms

    • Cost per person is EURO 2499 ( the conversion rate on the date of transfer would be considered).
    • 30% of the tour cost to be paid as advance on or before Dec 25th 2017 Balance 70% of the tour cost to be paid on or before March 15th 2018.
    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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