Wildlife Holidays in October

Wildlife holidays in Finland in october can be very interesting: transition between autumn colours and first snow. Yes, winter coming and getting colder. Wildlife is filling up  reserves for the artic winter.

Hinta: 990,00€

The autumn in Finland , a chance to discover the transition from autumn colour to first snow . Wildlife still actif : bears are going to sleep between 15 and 20th of october , but wolverines, wolves and red fox are then very actif.

We will built also nesting boxes and bring them in the forest


  • Arrival dates  can be flexible depending your flights.

Program :

Day 1 :Arrival

Arrival at Kajaani airport , transfert  of about 1h30 to the lodge at Lentiira, close to Russian border, Meal and information on the programme.

Day 2 : Nature walk and predator hide

After breakfast , we will start with a nature walk  to discover the ecosystem of the predator of Finland  the taiga forest . Meal . Departure after the meal to the predator hide. Afternoon in hide until the sunset. The hide have a small heater , warm sleeping bag and with us the hot drinks and pique nique. Return , meal and if the weather permit we will go out for northern lights.

Day 3 : Wild forest reindeer and predator hide

After breakfast , a search for  wild forest reindeer by vehicule and enjoy countryside view .Meal and back at the predator hide for the afternoon. Meal and evening to check on pictures or see the northern lights.

Day 4 : Kuhmo, small birds and aurora borealis

We will go to Kuhmo to visit the predator information center and some shopping as well. On way, beautiful autumn landscape.Afternoon , time to photography the taiga birds and red squirrel at the feeder and enjoy sauna . If weather permit , evening out to see northern lights.

Day 5 : Predator hide and evening for northern light

Breakfast , morning free to discover the cultural site of the village for exemple the church or natural site of Änättikoski rapids.Meal .Afternoon in predator hide. Return and meal and new exciting evening to search for northern lights.

Day 6 : Nature reserve Iso-Palonen

Breakfast, today we will discover the nature reserve of Iso-Palonen , a beautiful pine forest with small pong and lakes and swamps. Today  will be photographing landscape and macro .

Day 7 : Departure

Breakfast and transfert to Kajaani aiport.


Equipment recommended:  warm clothes according to weather forecasting, binoculars, video and  camera, tripod and head of tripod, gloves and hat. waterproof warm high shoes. Woolen socks, chemicals warmer.
Program can be subject to changes depending on the season and the weather conditions (F.ex: some animals don’t move around in the rain). And also to get the best possible places and opportunities to see the animals we might make some plans new. Animals are totally wild and move free. We keep the right to change the order and places of the program. Most of the observation happens from the car (elk and reindeer) or hides (bears), but also by being outside and hiking, this is why warm clothing is recommended.
Service languages included:
Finnish, English, French


Dates 4-10 october 11-17 october
Group size1-6 persons
Included in priceAccommodation, all meals + snacks, Transfer from/to Kajaani airport and for observation trips. Guiding, local professional wildlife guide (speaks English, French, Finnish), 3 predator hide afternoon ( about 7h), 1-2 wild reindeer search. Nature Centre visit, hiking tours, and 2 evenings for northern lights