Posted on 2021-02-26
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Rovaniemi Tour: Bear Watching & Oulanga National Park Experience

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Overview

Take a tour from Rovaniemi and have a unique overnight bear watching experience in the Finnish wilderness. Capture with your camera stunning photos of these gorgeous wild animals in their natural habitat and enjoy a beautiful hiking excursion in the famous Oulanga National Park

◾ Watch and photograph wild bears in their natural habitat
◾ Hike in the beautiful Oulanga National Park and pick wild berries and mushrooms
◾ Enjoy a delicious campfire Lappish barbeque

About this experience

DURATION: 2 days
MEETING POINT: At your hotel/accommodation within a 10km radius from Rovaniemi center or at Nordic Unique Travels Safari Office, 29 Maakuntakatu, Rovaniemi
LANGUAGE/S: English (Other languages are available on request)
DEPARTURE & RETURN: 3:00 pm, return next day by noon
OPENING SEASONS: June to August
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy

Description - What to expect

Take a tour from Rovaniemi and get ready for an overnight encounter with the native large brown bear of Kuusamo, at the border with Russia. Observe these gorgeous wild creatures in their natural environment from inside a forest cabin purposely constructed to allow photographers and nature lovers to observe the beautiful animals in their natural habitat.

The next day, after a delicious Finnish-style breakfast, your expert guide will take you to Oulanka National Park to enjoy a hiking trip and a Lappish barbecue lunch by the campfire. Don't miss the opportunity for picking forest berries and wild mushrooms before you start your return trip back to Rovaniemi.

What's included, what's not

✔ Hotel Pickup / Drop Off is available from most centrally located Rovaniemi hotels/apartments within a 10 km (6 mi) Radius
✔ All transportations
✔ English speaking guide (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
✔ Overnight sleep in a forest wooden cottage
✔ Forest campfire barbecue lunch & breakfast

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours