3 independent reviews for Finland wildlife short break

Reviews for Finland wildlife short break

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review 16 Oct 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Fantastic wildlife photography experience- particularly loved spending time in the hides- saw bear and wolverine every day

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Do not hesitate to book - you won’t regret it!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

A brilliant experience- Sabrina went out of her way to make this a truly memorable vacation

review 19 Aug 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Bear watching and even seen a total of 24 species, counting a lot birds on the list. And as a wildlife lover this is so great. Though I miss the wolf. I learned a lot about predators and taiga forest thanks to our great guide, who also gave us a lot of attention. The silence of the taiga forest.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

add an extra night in the hide.It is wildlife! Mosquito repelent, rubber boots. Try all the Finnish berries and cakes!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

yes I did.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

It exceed my expectations good in all. I recommended it specially for wildlife and nature lovers.

review 24 Jul 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Seeing wild bears in their natural environment. There is a lot of adrenaline when (if!) they finally arrive. You have to try to be very still and quiet, while also try to capture them with your camera. Being in the forest is a very serene, magical experience, as is exploring paths around Lentiira.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Take plenty of mosquito repellent, and don't be put off by the relatively informal nature of the booking process. It's a one-woman operation, so your host is very busy collecting guests from the airport/station, preparing meals and rooms, plus of course guiding. It all went very smoothly! Also, book more than one night in the hide to avoid potential disappointment.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

There was definitely the feeling that we were living relatively cleanly and simply. In the bear hides, we were without water and electricity. We were educated about how import it is to minimise the impact of human action on nature, and encouraged to learn about all the different wildlife who call the Finnish Taiga home.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

We had a wonderful time! We set out to see bears, but we really got much more out of the trip than we expected. We learnt a lot about European predators, and the forest environment. And we generally enjoyed exploring the area, and seeing the various landmarks around Lentiira. We were well hosted by a knowledgeable and accommodating nature-lover, who gave us a lot of attention, even eating meals with us, and spending 1/2 nights in the hide with us.

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