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2017 – Slovenian Bears & Cubs Photography Holiday

May 20, 2017 - May 25, 2017


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    20th - 25th May 2017

    £1399 per participant

    Group size: 4 - 5 participants - 6 places available..

    Bookings close: February 20, 2017

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    Slovenian Bears & Cubs Photography Holiday

    Join NaturesLens on a Slovenian adventure, photographing the magnificent Brown Bears & their cubs in the forests, which surround a quaint village which will form the base for the trip. Our 5-day photography excursion is best suited to amateur & semi-pro photographers with a love for wildlife & capturing stunning images of animals thriving in their natural habitat.

    Have you dreamed about getting up close to Brown bear cubs as they explore the forests around them? Then this is the trip for you. We have put together a wildlife photography experience like no other, enabling keen wildlife photographers to encounter the magnificent bears & their cubs, capturing stunning images with the Slovenian wilderness as a backdrop.

    Slovenian bears have lived in the expanse of forest, which blankets the region for centuries, & although just over 100 years ago there were fears that the population was dwindling, it has now recovered & now more than 400 bears currently thrive across the region. NaturesLens have designed a trip to enable photographers to witness these bears face-to-face, capturing them on camera amidst the wilderness that is their home.

    One Of The European Brown Bear Cubs Found In The Slovenian Forests - Photographed On The Natureslens Slovenian Bear Photography Holiday

    Bear cubs & their mothers maintain a close bond in early months of the cub’s life, as it relies heavily on its mother for food & protection. The mother must teach its cub the ways of the world, so that when it becomes old enough it will be able to track, hunt & protect itself. These early moments of a cub’s life & its interaction with its mother are quite a sight to behold, & from the exclusive hides within the Slovenian forests. Sean Weekly, our NaturesLens leader will guide you, offering photography tuition as needed to ensure that you capture the best images possible.

    The days will encompass leisure time in the mornings through to early afternoon, giving you an opportunity to go over previous day’s images or enjoy the delights of local villages. The afternoon & evening will bring photography sessions, accompanied by, Sean Weekly, a NaturesLens guide who is familiar with the region & the species, bringing you fantastic opportunities to capture stunning authentic images to cherish for years to come.

    We have specially designed this trip to provide enjoyable afternoons/evenings of bear photography, providing the best opportunities to witness the bears without the need to sleep in hides overnight thanks to our careful selection of locations & itineraries. Instead, you will be welcomed to a cosy local hotel, & enjoy the famous Slovenian hospitality & local food, which they have to offer.

    The combination of exciting days spent within this magnificent landscape, witnessing the beautiful brown bear & their cubs in their natural habitat, as well as comfortable nights in a local hotel being taken care of by welcoming hosts, ensures that this trip is not one to be missed.

    One Of The Adult European Brown Bears Found In The Slovenian Forests - Photographed On The Natureslens Slovenian Bear Photography Holiday

    The full cost of accommodation & travel (excluding flights) is included in the trip to make things as straightforward for you as possible, enabling you to make the most of your wildlife photography experience.

    Accompanied by a NaturesLens guide, you will have access to unique bear hides which have been subtly integrated into the forest wilderness, providing excellent spots from which to observe & capture the bears on camera.

    Slovenian Bears & Cubs Workshop Availability

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    Discount from Lenses For Hire on any lenses, or other camera equipment, that you require FOR this wildlife photography holiday.

    NaturesLens have partnered with Lenses For Hire to give you an exclusive discount on any lenses hired for any NaturesLens Wildlife Photography Holiday or Workshop.

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    To make a booking enquiry, please complete the form below & we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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    How to Book

    Before booking, it is important that you read the relevant past event event page & our Booking Terms & Conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for this past event, please contact us.
    To book, simply click the relevant link from the event page on our website. You will then be sent a booking form & a copy of our terms & conditions. In order to secure your place on the selected past event, simply complete the booking form with details of all persons travelling & holiday indemnity, in relevant cases, & return to us (either by email or by post) with confirmation that the deposit has been paid. Payments should be made via bank transfer.

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    Additional Notes

    The past event itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.
    NaturesLens past events require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the past event may not go ahead. This past event has a minimum participant level of 4 plus NaturesLens guide(s).
    In the event that the minimum number for a past event to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given past event. In that event 100% of monies received will be returned. However, NaturesLens is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.
    Not all mentioned wildlife can be observed & photographed at all times of the year, thus some activities may be considered seasonal & not available.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any past event.
    Payment of deposit by past event participants or their representative constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein.
    All bookings are made subject to our terms & conditions.
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    Slovenian Bears & Cubs Photography Holiday Summary

    The Slovenian Bears & Cubs past event costs £1399 per participant

    & takes place in Markovec in Slovenia, between the dates of 20th - 25th May 2017. It is ideal for photographing & more. This past event is led by Sean Weekly for NaturesLens. Group size for this past event is a minimum of 4 participants & a maximum of 5, plus Sean. We consider this to be an event of Easy level of exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this event, please contact us prior to making a booking enquiry. The past event starts & ends at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Transfers between Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport & Markovec are included in the cost of this past event.

    Slovenian Bears & Cubs Photography Holiday Payment Details

    • Deposit required to secure a place: £280 payable upon making a booking.
    • Final balance payment due: February 20th, 2017*. Bookings made after this date will require the full payment to secure a place.
    • Bookings close: February 20th, 2017.
    • No-interest payment plan: we offer a no-interest payment plan for our photography holidays. Please enquire for details.
    • * Unless stated otherwise on our event booking form.

    Financial Protection

    Financial Protection provided by the Travel Vault

    NaturesLens Limited is a company committed to customer satisfaction & consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, & in accordance with ''The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992'' all passengers booking with NaturesLens Limited are fully insured for the initial deposit, & subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form.

    The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of NaturesLens Limited.

    This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Chapman Stevens through Zurich Insurance PLC.

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