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Photosafari and photohides

Main topic: European Bison, Elk, Beaver, Osprey, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Woodpeckers etc.

Photo season: April-May

Date: 6 days, to suit

Price: 1230 Euro/person
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Area: NE Poland:

Bialowieza Forest (Bialowieza National Park) - last primeval deciduous forest in Central Europe, World Heritage area
Biebrza Marshes (Biebrza National Park) - vast area of pristine marshland
Masuria Lakeland (Masuria Landscape Park) - the realm of forests and lakes

Exemplary species:

birds: Lesser spotted Eagle, Osprey, Marsh Harrier, Crane , Hawfinch, Woodpeckers (Great Spotted, Middle Spotted, Grey headed), Pygmy Owl, Cuckoo, Waterfowl etc.
mammals: European Bison, Elk, Beaver, Wild Boar


Number of participants: 3

Rough itinerary (depends on conditions and species activity):

The photo sessions will usually take place early in the morning (ca. 4h) and in late afternoon/evening (ca. 4h) to take advantage of the best light. In the middle of the day we will have time to relax and look through the images.

Day 1
arrival to Warsaw airport
transfer to Bialowieza (250 km, ca. 4h) and dinner
if time allows: Deer hide in the Bialowieza Forest

Day 2 Bialowieza Forest
early morning: Bison safari
afternoon: Riverside hide

Day 3 Bialowieza Forest
early morning: Pygmy Owl session in the forest and possibly drinking pool session afterwards
afternoon transfer to the Biebrza Marshes (140 km, 2h)
19.30 dinner
20-22.00: evening Beaver boat trip

Day 4 Biebrza Marshes
morning: Elk safari
afternoon: landscape photography tour at Biebrza or temporary tent hides for birds
19.00 late transfer to Masuria lakeland (100 km, 1,5h)

Day 5 Masuria lakeland
morning: Osprey hide
afternoon: other raptor hides

Day 6 Masuria lakeland
morning: Osprey hide
after breakfast transfer to the Warsaw airport |(250 km, ca. 4 h)

Accommodation and meals: B&B, usually double rooms with bathroom but sometimes bathroom will have to be shared!

Price: 1230 Euro (300 Euro deposit)

included: accommodation and meals (full board) in B&B, transport (local and to/from Warsaw airport), guiding, use of the photohides, boat trip
not included: personal insurance, flight tickets, all items of personal nature, alcoholic drinks

More info: we can send a PDF leaflet on request