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Bear watching in Finland short break

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.

Tour Highlights

  • Lentiira - Observing the European brown bear from a bear hide
  • Kainuu region - Pristine area of natural beauty
  • Nature walks - Learn about the forest on a walk with our local wildlife guide


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  • 1
    Join trip at Kajaani airport; drive to the Wild Brown Bear Centre

  • 2
    Guided nature walk; exciting evening spent bear watching from hides

  • 3
    Free day with the chance to enjoy a nature trek or go canoeing

  • 4
    Drive to Kajaani airport where the trip ends

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Brown Bear Weekend
Why Book this trip
Finland is the destination for this exciting wildlife filled trip. Spend a night camping out in hides observing the nature that Vartius has to offer with the likes of wolves, arctic hares, wolverines and of course wild brown bears all calling this region their home.
Included meals 3 1 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
2 nights Simple Lodge
1 night Simple Hut
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Activity Guide(s), Explore Representative
Group Size
Generally 8 - 14