Blog: Sommer in Lappland

Beautiful summer 2022

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Midnight Sun Special 5.7.2022

What a beautiful night we had.05-07-22 The sky was mostly clear with pink and blue/grey clouds drifting from south to north, the crescent moon hanging in the west. The sun was so bright though we did loose it behind cloud for a while around midnight the night still felt magical, and by 12.45 the sun…
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Bright Sunshine and Crazy Arctic Hares 09-06-22

The sky cleared as we left town, once out into the wilderness it was none stop bright sunshine all night. The view from our little mountain top did not disappoint tonight, the whole landscape bathed in beautiful golden sunshine for the whole of our trip, the Midnight sun at its best. Lots of chances for…
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Treasures in the Wilderness 06-06-22

Beautiful summer night with midnight sun let us enjoy the wild forests! Several moose in the wilderness stood and let us follow them and make pictures for a long time. We also visit the fish eagle’s nest where two of them were sitting and we met some big male wood grouses in the woods! Great…
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In the Middle of an Impressive Wilderness 27-05-22

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The First Summer Safari 2022 – Katkavaara Nature Path on 10th of May 2022

The first summer safari 2022 was a group of 31 retired people. We offered them a guided tour on Katkavaara Fell. Please check the pictures here! The name of this tour in Katkavaara Nature Path on our summer safaris.
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Moose and other Wild Animals and Birds 25th of August

Large female on the field and impressive old male in another field. The twilight time makes photographing already challenging.
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The Best Time of the Year to Go to the Nature 16.8.2021

Many moose tonight of which this tall mother and baby were the most impressive. Fish eagle and many other wild animals were seen tonight.
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Moose Safari and Mother Nature 17.8.2021

Tonight we found the fish eagle on her nest, a group of singing swans (national bird of Finland), cranes and moose on our safari. Good evening in nice August weather.
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Posing moose in forest clearings. 16-7-21

Tonight the perfect conditions for spotting moose promised much, the bright evening sunlight dazzling us on our journey out into the wilderness. We explored some moose tracks on an overgrown lake, plenty of activity judging by these but still hiding. We also spotted an Osprey in our search for moose and the first cloud berries…
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13, unlucky for some but not us 15.05.2021

The first of our 13 moose was a large male posing sideways in a field, he stood and stared back at us as we opened the door to watch him. He stayed for a few minutes before continuing his evening foraging, heading off as always into the trees. Then the clients spotted a little roe…
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Moose safari 25.09.2019

As we checked out some of the quieter corners of Lapland’s forests we noticed the sunlight starting to illuminate the clouds from underneath, a little pink to start with then becoming much brighter. Then just as this was reaching its brightest point a pink rainbow appeared, what a start to our safari. We moved on…
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High Moose Population

This summer we may enjoy high moose population. Many many large males maybe more than ever before. And big wood grouses. We have never seen so many before. Mother Nature can always surprise us! In the main picture you see mother and twin calves. It is challenging to make pictures from these extremely wild animals…
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Big Males in Darkening Night 8th of August

Early August is the best time if you want to see many moose and other wild animals. Today we spotted big males and wild grouses in darkening August night. Great tour and great people.
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Rising moon and staring moose, Moose Safari 16.8.2019.

Tonight our search for moose was done under the rising moon which was red as it rose above the horizon, what a sight. Our first moose was enjoying the tops of willow bushes while listening for signs of trouble, this female was not bothered by us at all but was listening to other things going…
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First Midnight Sun Safari, 27.05.2019

The sky was clearing as we left town and headed out into the wilderness, 2 moose stared at us as we passed them beside the road. The sky was so bright with the few clouds reflecting the colours of the midnight sun. The only sound we could hear at midnight was a cuckoo making its…
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A magical brightness night 02.07.2018

The sun shone brightly for our trip to the hill top, so at midnight we could raise our glasses to the midnight sun. It was so bright and as it became lower in the sky the colour of the light changed to a golden orange. This looked so beautiful as it lit up the big…
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What a perfect night for the moose safari! 30.06.2018

Just 10 minutes after we entered the endless forests of Lapland in the bright and golden midsummer sun, we had our first encounter with two young male moose. They just stood there, looking at our car, and posing for some pictures. We spent a good amount of time just watching those two beautiful animals before…
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A very enchanting sight 26.06.2018

Lapland looked fantastic for our trip tonight, the forests glowing in the golden evening sunlight. We watched a reindeer grasing beside the road for a while, who posed for us between the trees. The sky had a little thin cloud shading the sun at midnight, however this allowed us to look in its direction as…
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What a bright midnight sun and beautiful moose safari 25.06.2018

What a beautiful clear night to enjoy our safari under, the landscape of Lapland was looking at its best for us tonight. The moon rose as we headed out to our destination, so pale as it rose in the bright evening sunlight. We stopped to try to capture this moment of the night. Our journey…
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Finland – the land of thousand lakes! 25.06.2018

In fact, there are over 188.000 lakes in Finland. And we only count the ones with a reasonable size! And today we visited one of those 188.000 lakes with our Fishing trip by boat safari. Jay Please find pictures of the tour here
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A spectacular moose encounter 24.06.2018

Our evening started with a nice barbecue next to a calm, peaceful pond. After that we started our trip to spot the moose. As we drove through the endless Lappish forest – flooded by the golden light of the midnight sun – we saw a young male moose standing on a open field. It looked…
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Rainy midsummer evening

Rain showers and lots of water on the road. We saw one moose after the midnight, capercaillie, Lapland owl, curleys, snow hares, mowls and other birds anyway. Midnight light illuminated our midsummer safari today! The picture comes from our archives.
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Another misty sunlit night 21.06.2018

Once again we went searching for moose under a perfect midsummer sky, and of course the sun did not set. With the golden sunlight illuminating the landscape the whole night we ventured into the hidden corners of the forests. The first moose though took some time to locate, but down a track in the forest…
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A beautiful summer night 20.06.2018

The sky cleared as we headed out of town to leave us with perfect conditions for searching for moose. Even so it took quite a while to find out first moose, a female but some distance away in a clearing. She froze as though posing for us, but actually hoping not to be noticed. We…
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The forests revealed some of their secrets to us tonight 19.06.2018

We set out from town in good spirits to see what was on show in the forests tonight, on our way we saw a little roe deer racing off into the trees for cover, a good omen we all thought. The conditions for the moose safari were perfect, but even so the moose were not…
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Midnight sun 18.06.2018

Tonight the atmosphere on the trip was very good, although we had quite much cloud the midnight sun illuminated the whole sky filling it with brightness and colour. Something to raise a glass to celebrate under the midnight sun. Our futures became clear in the fireside light on our trip, such an insight into the…
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WE TAKE WHAT NATURE GIVES US 17.06.2018

…and tonight nature was very generous with us. Just a couple of minutes away from the main road, we had our first encounter with two absolutely stunning male reindeer as they just casually walked across the street in front of us. But those two guys were just the beginning of a fantastic night. Not even…
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Beautiful Summers Evening

We had a beautiful summers evening to go looking for our largest wild animal the moose. We have many different locations where the moose can be, but it is always good luck and hard work finding them. The landscape is now becoming colourful with the early summer wild flowers, they look their best in the…
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Moose safari 12.06.2018

Eagerly we set out to search for moose in perfect conditions, after enjoying a fireside experience beside a little lake its surface flat like a mirror. It took a while to find our first moose which was a male grazing in a hay field, so we could see him very clearly and not too far…
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After a cloudy day the sunny night amazed clients

After a cloudy day with wind and rain only the wind stayed with us through the night. The sky began to clear as we made our way out of town to our hill top viewing spot, the rain had already stopped before we left town. Luckily not all the cloud cleared away but there was…
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