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Wallcreeper & Chamois Tour in Slovenia - 3 Days

Wallcreeper & Chamois Tour in Slovenia
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Slovenia Wallcreeper & Chamois Wildlife Tour

This is a 3-day Chamois Slovenia Tour including Wallcreepers , which will take you to the North of Koroska.  Which is one of the Slovenian regions in the north-west of Slovenia, on the border with Austria. It covers the area of ​​three valleys - Mežica, Drava and Mislinja valleys, and three mountain ranges - Pohorje, Karavanke, and the Savinja Alps. It is known for its unspoiled mountain nature and forests with a wide network of mountain roads. The paths of Carinthia offer a variety of exploration trips.

The Mežica valley lies along the Meža river and is surrounded by high mountains. On one side, it is beautified and protected by Peca - being the easternmost two-thousand-meter mountain in Slovenia and belongs to the Karavanke Mountains, and on the other side, it is surrounded by the Kamnik- Savinja Alps. The untouched mountain nature assures the tranquillity and the rest for the soul.

The Mežica valley is known for its various natural features, diverse animal life, and unique cuisine and, of course, the friendly and open-hearted people. In the area of ​​the Mežica valley, many species can be caught in the lens, including those that are considered endangered in the world. In our tour we will aim for Slovenia Chamois & Wallcreepers also lots of Forest Birds in our two drinking hides could be a photo.

Top 5 Highlights:

  • Slovenia is the best nesting place for lots of endangered bird species, such as; Black Grouse, Baillons Crake, Wallcreeper, Rock Thrush, Ural Owl;
  • Unique Slovenian Landscape from the Alpine world to the Mediterranean Sea and Pannonian lowlands;
  • Koroska region (Peca & Mežica) are part of GEOPARK KARAVANKE
  • Slovenia is on the path to becoming a top culinary destination.
  • Slovenia is known as a green destination. It is covered in 60% by forest, which is a great environment for animals.
Alternative Tour Name: Slovenia Wallcreeper & Chamois Tour
Day 1
Day 1 – Arrival

The tour will start in the unspoiled nature of Koroska region, one of the Slovenian regions in the north of Slovenia, on the border with Austria. It is known for its unspoiled mountain nature and forests with a wide network of mountain roads. The paths of Koroska offer a variety of exploration trips. The untouched mountain nature assures tranquility and a peaceful respite for the soul. The Meža valley is known for its various natural features, diverse animal life, and unique cuisine and, of course, the friendly and open-hearted people. Many species can be caught in front the lens, including those that are considered endangered in the world. You will arrive around 6.00 PM to the spot. Your tour will be started with food/dinner. You will be served with local cuisine meanwhile our guide will have a short briefing about your next day and overall about your tour. Due to tour is mostly in mountain area you will be instructed to wear outdoor shoes and warm clothes.

Day 2
Day 2 – Chamois and Wallcreeper

The day will start early in the morning. You will venture forth towards the unspoiled mountain are where the chamois reside. After your mountain trip and lunch, you will have the opportunity to take pictures of the Wallcreeper the whole afternoon until the dark.

Day 3
Day 3 – Wallcreeper Peca side

A third day will be totally wallcreeper day. You will be in a beautiful area close to Peca Mountain - being the easternmost two-thousand-meter mountain in Slovenia and belongs to the Karavanke Mountains. In a morning will be no rush and you will have time for your breakfast. After it you will go up to the mountains. On different places along the wall you will have an opportunity to take photos of Wallcreeper really close. It is a beautiful and very fast bird, so you will need to be really focused to get best shot of its exploring and searching for food in cracks in the wall.

Day 4
Day 4 – Chamois, Wallcreeper, Forest Birds

Your Slovenian experience will wrap up in Mežica with a morning bird photo session. You will be aim for wallcreeper, but in case that you will have enough photos of it and that you would like to photo some other birds in the area we have option to go to the drinking hide in Mežica where more than 20 forest birds species can be photo. After a traditional Slovenian lunch we will go for an afternoon photo. You will have in plan a Chamois photo session again. Also that time our guide will give you an option to chose where to go either Chamois, wallcreeper or forest birds photo. Your unique photo experience will be end late afternoon. So if you are coming by plane we advise you to book night flight back or flight next morning.

Some of the wildlife expected to see on this trip are:

Wallcreeper, Chamois, Pygmy owl, Woodpeckers, Tits

What is included?

  • All accommodation or lodgings based on double occupancy
  • Single occupancy available for an additional charge/cost
  • Professional [English or bi-lingual/tri-lingual] guide(s) and support staff, or
  • Specialist guide fees
  • Local transfers and all ground transport throughout the trip/tour
  • All meals
  • All activities as specified within the tour itinerary
  • Personalised checklists
  • All Applicable Taxes

What is not included?

  • All international or domestic airfares, or
  • All flights unless otherwise indicated
  • Visa Fees (if applicable)
  • Travel & medical insurance (incl. personal equipment and repatriation)
  • Airport departure taxes or visa fees
  • Items of personal nature or,
  • Items of personal nature (incl. binoculars and telescopes)
  • If providing binoculars and telescopes then add within above
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Laundry & telephone Charges
  • Optional trip/tour/safari extensions where applicable
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Any other drinks not mentioned above, or
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled drinks
  • Anything else not mentioned in “What is included”

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Why book with Slovenia Wallcreeper & Chamois Tour?

Slovenia is small but perfectly formed, encompassing different environments within its borders. In a relatively small area, you can find wildlife from the Alpine, Mediterranean, Karstic and Pannonian world, and photograph them. Pristine and preserved nature offers an abundance of animal species, including some that are rare and endangered. In a week you could have great Bear & Bird tour. Slovenia is still an undiscovered diamond for photography.

What sort of accommodation and vehicles do you supply?

We offer 3* + accommodations. We work with Skoda superb, VW Caravela & Dacia Duster Include accommodation standard (e.g. 3 star, ecolodges, tented, etc) All our accommodations are right next to our hides, close to nature, forest. We do have high standards.

Do you ever change the tour leader or itinerary? If so, what sort of notice do you give?

Tour leader is always free if the group is more than 3 person. So 3 + guide/leader.

Do you offer a single supplement option? Can you accommodate a third person/family?

We do offer single supplement. It is an additional cost.

Do you include meals?

Yes we do up to the full board.

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EUR590 / per person
Based on twin/double room
Single Supplement EUR 30
This tour is operated by: Fotonatur Slovenia

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Tour Facts

  • Slovenia; : Koroska (north region)
  • Set Departure
  • Set Departure Tour
  • Birds
  • 1 to 6 pax
  • 3 Days
  • October
  • 18+
  • Leisurely
  • No
  • English
  • Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
  • Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport