(All prices are in euros)
Normal day program in summer time at Kuikka base camp in Kuhmo:
- 16.00 dinner
- 17.00-18.00 to hides by cars with coffee / tee + sandwiches + fruits
- 08.00-09.00 back to base camp Kuikka
- 09.00 breakfast
- 10-16 free time, downloading pictures, sauna / shower, sleeping, hiking near base camp, slide shows, free coffee or tea during day time.
Normally people observe wildlife in hides the whole night but it is possible to come back
to base camp for the night.
Near the base camp there are 20 hides (each 1-12 person) in 4 locations: forest, small lake, open landscape. We can have maximum capacity of 35 persons in hides. Some hides include beds and separate toilet. Many of our hides have a covered area in front of the hide to visit in the toilet. In some hides we have heating (october-april).
Bears, wolves, wolverines, eagles and many other birds can be seen from hides.
Every year we have many nesting birds even in our garden where we feed small birds.
sleeping bag, ball heads / wimberley, waterproof shoes, warm clothes specially socks (in
hides you must take your shoes off), head lamp (not needed in may-july), long lenses 300-600
mm + converters.
Flight by Finnair from Helsinki to Kajaani and extra 165 km by car.
Possible to fly from Helsinki to Kuopio (+250 km by Car) or from Helsinki to Oulu (+330 km by car)
You can rent a car or we organise the transfer.
- 80,- / person one way from Kajaani (minimum price 160)
- 120,- / person one way from Kuopio (minimum price 240)
- 160,- / person one way from Oulu (minimum price 320)
Larger groups please ask a discount price.
By car to base camp Kuikka in Kuhmo, Kivikiekintie 938
From south road number 5:
North of Kuopio near Siilinjärvi to the right Nurmes and continue from Nurmes to Kuhmo
about 60 km. About 20 km before Kuhmo right Lieksa 4,5 km and left Saunajärvi 17 km
and left Korkea 15 km and right 13,5 km and left sign Kuikan kämppä (sand road) 9,5 km
and right Kuikka 1 km.
From city Kuhmo to our base camp Kuikka:
North to Suomussalmi 5 km (n 912) and right Kiekinkoski 44,5 km (n 9121) and left
Kivikiekintie Kuikan kämppä 9,5 km and right Kuikan kämppä 1 km. Kivikiekintie 938,
88900 Kuhmo. N64.06.574 E030.24.169
Base camp Kuikka
- Free internet (WLAN)
- 9 rooms for 1-7 person in each and 2 cottages (2 persons / cottage)
- max. 18-37 beds depending how many people in one room
- single room extra 35,- / night
- 3 water toilets and 2 no water toilets, 2 showers
- sauna with 2 showers
- smoke sauna (extra cost 160,- / 6 hours heating)
- 3 boats, 2 canoes and good sand shore
Other base camp
- 4 km from us old military station
- 4 double and 1 single room (high quality)
- max. 9 person
- we organise daily transfer example after breakfast 10 am by car there and back 3 pm. to our base camp
We are not permitted to sell any spirits - please buy yourself beverages in advance.
We sell chocolate, energy drinks, souvenirs and nature books.
- 270,- / person / night including accommodation, food, hide, sauna
- 50,- / person / night only accommodation
- 170,- / person / night only hide (not guiding or transfers)
- 300,- private hide for one person
- 30,- / day using hide daytime
- 50,- transfer and guiding to hide one way (25,- / person, minimum 50,-)
- 35,- extra / night single room
- 20,- own caravan / day + 5,- / person
- 10,- / person sauna
- 80,- / person transfer Kajaani airport one way (minimum price 160,-)
- If you collect your own big group please ask for an offer
- 30% extra of only one person
- breakfast 15,-
- dinner 25,-
- lunch 15,-
- lunchbox for hides 8,-
- coffee 2,-
- coffee and pastry 5,-
- Sleeping bag 10,- / 1-3 night
- Binoculars Nikon 10,- / night
- Ball head (Manfrotto) 10,- / 1-2 night and 20,- / 3 night (next +5)
- Nikon D2X and D2H camera 20,- / night
- Nikon D3 camera 30,- / night
- Nikon lenses 300 mm / 400 mm 60,- / night
- Teleconverter 1.4 or 1.7 or 2x 10,- / night
- upload to computer 30,-
- download pictures to memory stick / DVD 30,-
- memory cards starting from 20,- (depends of capasity)
Other services to buy
- Fishing with guiding 60,- / hour (minimum price 120,-)
- Guided car or snowmobile or canoe trip 80,- / hour (minimum price 160,-)
- Other guided trips 60,- / hour (minimum price 120,-)
Walking trips, snowshoeing, skiing, tracking animals:
- Prices for 1-2 persons, next persons -50%
- Car costs 0,5 / km
- Landscape photo trips where ever, please ask offer
- Trips in Kuusamo or other best places like national park Koli to see wildlife and landscapes