Wild Finland

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • COVID-19protected
  • Safari
  • Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Wildlife
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  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Basecamp Oulanka, Finland
  • Ends Basecamp Oulanka, Finland
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Two evenings spent in a hide observing Brown bearsNature rafting, husky walk and follow the 'Little Bear' trail  Soak up the tranqulity and stillness of Oulanka National Park in summer Bright nights with up to 22 hours of daylight 
The Wild Finland tour starts and ends in Basecamp Oulanka. The Wild Finland is a safari tour that takes 6 days taking you through Basecamp Oulanka, Finland and other destinations in Finland.

As if impatient from the tortuously cold winter months, far Eastern Finland emerges from hibernation in full bloom, its fauna keen to redress the balance. Delve into the wilderness to unravel and illuminate its remarkable wildlife, watching eagerly from a hide for the arrival of Brown bears. Bears aren't the only highlight as we get to experience the Finnish wilderness of Oulanka National Park, with its whitewater rivers, spruce forest and scotch pine. Nature rafting and a husky walk are also part of the adventure.
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 08 2019
5 - Excellent
Do it!
“This was my first solo trip ..... ever! I neednt have worried, despite a very tight connection flight, 1 passenger and some luggage (including mine) didnt make it, everything else was spot on. I understand that this was due to the usual airport being temporarily closed, not a lot Exodus could do about that.Finland is beautiful, the activities on offer were varied, Basecamp comfortable, the food was good and everyone we met was very friendly.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 26 2019
5 - Excellent
Wilderness Escape
“If you want to be immersed in the beautiful Finnish wilderness and escape the frenetic pace of modern life, this is the trip for you. 5 days filled with easy hiking, rafting, husky walks and bear watching. There is also plenty of down time just to soak up the tranquility, take a sauna or take a dip in the lake.Basecamp Oulanka is the prefect place to recharge your batteries.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 20 2019
5 - Excellent
Great mix of outdoor activities
“Although the bear hide was the lure for us on this trip, the other activities of walking with huskies, rideing the river and walking the forests all made this a brilliant short break. Long days meant we had good evenings watching the bears and time to do things during the day as well. Oulanka base camp was a great venue.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 03 2018
5 - Excellent
Amazing trip in Beautiful Finland
“Brilliant and well organised trip - seeing bears & cubs was a real highlight, and the accommodation was great. you can do as much (or little) as you like during the free time - go for a swim in the lake, go trekking, canoeing, or just relax and enjoy the scenery. Food was nice and all locally sourced.”
  • Day 1: Start Basecamp Oulanka
  • Day 2: Wilderness skills walk in Oulanka N.P.; visit Brown bear hide.
  • Day 3: Husky walk through Riisitunturi National Park
  • Day 4: Nature rafting on River Kitka near the Russian Border zone; guided walk through taiga forest to learn about the habitat of Brown bears; evening visit Brown bear hide.
  • Day 5: Walk the famous Pieni Karhunkierros (Little Bear) Trail in Oulanka N.P.; optional evening visit to Brown bear hide
  • Day 6: End Basecamp Oulanka
  • All accommodation All transport and listed activities
  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Oulanka Travel by private minibus, on foot and by raft Group normally 4 to 14 with local leader.
  • Local tour leader throughout
  • 5 nights at
  • Basecamp
  • Min age 18 yrs No experience necessary 
  • Outdoor clothing and equipment for rafting
  • Any international flights to/from Basecamp Oulanka are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Wild Finland tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Wild Finland tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Wild Finland tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Wild Finland tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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