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Wildlife safaris Elk Safari 3h-5h
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On The Tracks of the European Elk

The Wild Taiga region in Kainuu, North Eastern region of Finland, invites nature enthusiasts and nature photographers to the evergreen taiga forests to look for the European Elk (Alces alces). The best season for watching elks is in may-june and  september with the autumnal array of striking colour (ruska) is just starting through to the end of September .

 

 

Season: May-september
Duration: 3-5 hours
Groupe size 1-6 persons
Price 2014 : 80 €/ person inc. guide, safari transport, snack,  max 6 persons.
Price include: guidance, local transfers and snack.
Language services: French, English, Finnish
Program: Information about the moose and the safari. Departure for the safari depending the season the safari will take place at night or in morning just at the sunrise. We will use different techniques to get to observe the moose (alces alces).

The elk ,the largest member of the deer family found throughout Europe. Europe’s biggest mammal is extremely well adapted to the northern snowy areas, as its hair is hollow and thus insulates against the extreme cold. With the help of its long legs the Elk is able to walk in the snow, swamps and bush.

 

You take at dawn or dusk a 3-5 hour guided safari to meet this impressive mammal  - the sound of them in the dusk create a special atmosphere. On the tour you might also see the rare Wild Forest Reindeer ( Rangifer Tarandus Fennicus ), Finnish caribou.

Season 2013, we have observe during the safaris from 1 to 3 mooses .

September offers the best photographing opportunities with the mating season and autumn colours.

Accommodation in B&B possible at Lentiira. Safari start from Lentiira or by agreement.


Notes: Warm clothes and waterprrof high shoes, mosquitoes repellant, gloves, hat.
Important to wear dark green or dark clothes.
Camera .

 

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