Wild Winter in Wild Taiga

Wild Taiga area has a great expanse of untouched wilderness, which offers exceptional wildlife watching and photographing. It is one of the best areas in Europe for seeing and photographing the rare animals in their natural habitat. Winter wildlife watching season is perfect to observe also Northern lights!

Price / person starting

2179 €



Day 1 - Arrival
- Arrival to Kajaani airport, transfer to Kuhmo
- Check in to lakeside Hotel Kalevala
- Evening saunas with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis
- Dinner

Day 2 - Snowshoeing to wolverine hut
- After breakfast it's time for guided snowshoe tour to
wolverine hut. Follow the tracks of wolverine, elk and hare
by snowshoes with your professional wilderness guide.
You’ll reach the private wilderness hut where you’ll stay
1,5-2 hours in middle of silence to get a chance to observe
the wolverine or other animals of the taiga forest. Incl.
transfers, hot drinks and picnic. Transfer back to the hotel.
- Evening saunas with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, dinner.

Day 3 - Wildlife watching night
- Breakfast
- Morning for leisure or optional activities.
- In the afternoon pack what you need for two nights, rest of
your belongings you can leave in your room. Transfer closer
to Russian border to Bear Centre, where you'll spend the
next two nights in Luxury Bear Cabins. On the arrival
information about the cabin and animals possible to see like
wolverine, wolf, several birds (and also Northern lights if
you are lucky).
- Early dinner before going to the cabins.

Day 4 - More wildlife watching
- Breakfast at the main building or at your cabin.
- Day to spend for resting or discovering the area.
- Early dinner.
- In the afternoon back in to your cabin for the night.

Day 5 - Day for leisure
- Breakfast at the main building or at your cabin.
- Transfer back to hotel. You can rest or book optional
activities. We recommend husky safari, ice fishing or
rapid swimming.
- Evening saunas, dinner

Day 6 - Bye bye Finland
- Breakfast, check-out, transfer back to Kajaani airport.

Valid: 3.1. - 31.3.2024
Min. 2 persons

Double/twin room 2179 €
Superior room (for 2) 2259 €
Suite (for 2) 2469 €

Extra night with halfboard:
Double/twin room 99 €
Superior room (for 2) 115 €
Suite (for 2) 149 €

- 3 night accommodation at Hotel Kalevala
- 2 night wildlife watching at luxury watching cabin
- Snowshoe tracking to wolverine hut (5-6 hours)
- Half board (3 course dinner at hotel, early dinners before
wildlife watching night)
- Evening saunas with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis daily
at hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Return transfer from Kajaani airport (KAJ)

With extra charge:
- Optional activities, like cross country ski school, exciting rapid
swimming, husky safari, ice fishing, snowmobile safaris...

We reserve all the rights to change the order of the activities if necessary due to the weather or other conditions. All the activities are guided in English. Package price does not include personal travel insurance.