ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE
Accompanied with experienced licensed hunters
If you want to experience unforgettable wildlife photography tour or spend some free time in the intact mountain nature, listen to singing of various birds, murmuring of mountain stream and the tempting scent of mountain flowers, then visit us in all seasons.
About Our Seven Days Program
You will be accommodated in family run hotels/inns in the area of Kamnik and capital of Slovenia – Ljubljana. Plentiful and tasty meals will be served by friendly locals. Regarding weather conditions and your wishes you can take additional 1-day tour (included in price) with the visits to the other attractions throughout the country.
Upon arrival at the Ljubljana airport approximately 30 minutes drive for overnight in a hotel**** in Ljubljana’s city center.
After breakfast at the hotel walking sightseeing tour of Ljubljana with local guide to discover several important sights like Prešeren’s monument, Franciscan church, famous open Air Market, picturesque old town and much more. Above the old town is castle, offering a beatiful view over the old town to the magic scenery of Kamnik-Savinja Alps. After some free time departure to Kamnik area with dinner and overnight in family run hotel***.
In the following 4 days we will go for wildlife photography tour accompanied by official professional hunter. We will start the tour in the morning or afternoon hours, the rest of the days we will explore surroundings such as beautiful Slovene medieval town Kamnik, famous botanical garden in Volčji Potok and springs of Kamnik Bistrica river. With cable car we can reach the herdsmen’s settlement on Velika planina or relax in termal spa Tuhinj.
Meals (halfboard) will be provided every day.
In case of bad weather we can change the programme with a whole day trip to some top tourist attractions in Slovenia ( see 1-day tours-included in price).
Breakfast at the hotel. After leisure transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
State hunting reserve in Slovenia with the special purpose KOZOROG KAMNIK was founded about sixty years ago. It’s main task is to preserve Alpine highlands and its habitats as well as also natural heritage. Hunting reserve, located approximately 15-20 km from Ljubljana Brnik airport, rangs between 400 m (1,300 ft) to over 2,500 m (8,200 ft) above the sea level.
The photography tour can be organized regardless of physical condition of guest. In this state reserve several animals such as chamois, roe deer, red deer, mouflon, wild boar and the Alpine ibex can be seen as well as the western capercailye or black grouse, the largest members of the grouse family.
You will be accommodated in family run hotels/inns in the area of Kamnik and capital of Slovenia – Ljubljana. Plentiful and tasty meals will be served by friendly locals. Regarding weather conditions and your wishes you can take additional 1-day tour (included in price) and visit several other attractions in the country. After all, Slovenia is a country rich not only on the cultural and natural heritage, but also on various tasty dishes and excellent wines.
Wildlife tours are executable all year round. There is a limit of max 3 persons per one wildlife photography tour. Note that single wildlife tour is foreseen to take up to 5 hours/ day according to weather and daylight conditions.
For the wildlife photography and / or hiking tour we recommend:
Bring clothes with wind & rain protection and good hiking boots. Some additional hiking accessories (like hiking poles…) can be borrowed on the spot.
Activity level: for the wildlife photography and/ or hiking tours. Forest paths going uphill will be used, hence appropriate physical condition is required.
We recommend to arrange travel insurance.
Your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond your planned date of departure from the Schengen area. Keep this in mind if you are doing more than one European trip. It is strongly suggested by the embassy to make sure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your departure date.
US citizens and citizens of EU countries do not need a visa for tourist stays less than 90 days in Slovenia/the Schengen area.
No vaccinations are required to enter Slovenia. Slovenia’s currency is Euro – €.
VAT/TAX refund: Visitors from countries outside Schengen area can obtain a VAT refund by getting a special form at the point of sale.
Electricity: 230-volt, Type C Europlug (CEE 7/16) – the plug used in most other European countries, or Schuko Type F (CEE 7/7).
6 nights accomodation in double/twin room (single room available upon request) Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) in the programme
All transportations during your stay
Transfers from / to Airport
4 x wildlife photograpy tour accompanied by official hunter
All excursions with entrances
In case of programme changes 1-day tours accompanied by offical guide/driver
Assistance during your stay
International flight ticket and airport tax;
Laundry, miscellaneous expenses, Internet charges, some beverages;
Gratuities for guide/driver;
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: 750,00 €
Deposit of 1.000,00 € per person as guarantee is required at the time of booking. Final payment shall be conducted one month before arrival.
Deposits are non-refundable. If cancellations are necessary, they should be noted in writing and we will do our best to resell your space. No partial refunds are possible for unused services.
Your Accommodation In Ljubljana.
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Your Accommodation In Kamnik.
Enjoy a striking destination inspired by the extraordinary landscape, melding the offerings of medieval spirit.
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“Brane loves what he does and we loved every minute of it too! After some time we have spent in this beautiful country we knew that one day we will come back.”
“This trip has been a pleasure from start till the end. Friendliness and professionalism of locals has been most impressive. We look forward to visit this country again in the future!”
“I appreciate the effort and hard work that was neccesary in order to organize such a trip! Thank you, Brane!”