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Winter Wildlife 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 from

1690 €



Programme description

Valid: January – mid-April

December on request


Double/twin room 1690 €
Single room 1835 €
Superior room (for 2) 1765 €
Suite (for 2) 1945 €

Extra night with halfboard:

Double/twin room 93 €
Single room 122 €
Superior room (for two) 107 €
Suite (for two) 143 €

– 4 night accommodation in hotel
– 1 night wildlife watching in luxury watching cabin
– Half board (4 course dinner at hotel, early dinner before wildlife watching night)
– Evening saunas with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis daily at hotel
– Half day husky safari
– Snowshoe tour
– Free use of skiing equipment
– Free Wi-Fi
– Return transfer from Kajaani airport

With extra charge:
– Optional activities, like snowshoeing, cross country ski school or forest ski tour, exciting rapid swimming,
fat bike tours, snowmobile safaris…
– Lunch 25 €/day


Detailed programme

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 – Husky day
– After breakfast transfer to husky farm for a husky safari.
Incl. presentation of the husky farm, introduction of the dog teams followed by sleigh drive in the wilderness
– Transfer back to hotel
– Evening saunas with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, dinner.

Day 3 – Wildlife watching night
– Breakfast
– Morning for leisure or optional activities
– In the afternoon transfer closer to Russian border for wildlife watching night. On the arrival information about the cabin and animals possible to see like wolverine, wolf, several birds (and also Northern lights, hopefully!). Early dinner before going to the cabins.

Day 4 – Snowshoeing
– Transfer back to hotel for breakfast
– Morning for resting or optional activities
– In the afternoon 2 hour snowshoe tour along wintery landscapes
– Evening saunas with jacuzzis and dinner at the hotel.

Day 5 – Day for leisure
– Breakfast
– The day is yours to spend as you wish; try some cross country skiing on the lake, snowmobile safari or borrow kick-sledges and visit Kuhmo town. You can also book optional activities.
– Evening saunas , dinner

Day 6 – Bye bye Finland
– Breakfast, check-out

Good to know

– All the activities are guided in English, some are possible in French or German
– Package price does not include personal travel insurance
– We reserve all the rights to change the order or content of the program if necessary due to weather or safety reasons

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Hotel Kalevala

Winter Wildlife in Wild Taiga

Price / person starting from

1690 €




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