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BIEBRZA EXPLORER Artur Wiatr

ul. Jagiellońska 4
19-110 Goniądz
tel.: 604 065 162

e-mail: it@biebrza-explorer.pl
www.biebrza-explorer.pl

Mating Season

CHANGING COLORS AND MATING SEASON


Autumn differs from spring and summer in both the Biebrza Wetlands and
BiałowieżaPrimevalForest. However, autumn has its own secrets to be discovered. Beautiful changing colors, the crackling of leaves and the golden silence are treasures of these beautiful wetlands. Sunset turns open fen meadows into unusual reddish and brownish colors. Just like a unique Monet work of art, shades of green, yellow and red paint the canopy of the primeval forest. Elk calling and red deer roaring, breaks the evening harmony, add these unforgettable memories to your nature exploring adventures. Come and learn more about elk, red deer, beaver and wolf ecology, enjoy outstanding landscape settings and relax in very peaceful places.


8 - day program. Number of participants ranges from 4 to 8, bigger groups should make reservation at least 4 months in advance.

Reservation date (d/m/y):

J: 24 September -
01 October, 2011
Other dates on request

Price 750 Euro/Person

ALL INCLUDED*


DAY 1
WELCOME TO BIEBRZA

A company shuttle bus from Warsaw to Goniądz (Biebrza Valley) can be picked up by guests from the airport, train or bus station or any other appointed place in Warsaw. Welcome dinner and introduction to the program in the evening.

DAY 2
RED MARSH RESERVE

Strolling on the trails of Grzędy and the Red Marsh, the view of Biebrza's rich and diverse nature is excellent. A bog forest, an ancient oak forest, marshland and surprisingly even sand dunes can be surveyed. There is a possibility to find prints and other evidence of Wolf and be warned the king of the wetlands, the Elk, roams this frontier. From the observation tower on the hill of Wolf’s Hill it is easy to admire the beautiful marshland panorama.

DAY 3
ELK WATCHING

Southern part of the park with its vast wetland habitats become an Elk refuge. Let’s us explorer these places and learn more about Elk ecology. Droppings, prints, browsed trees and other evidence of Elk can be found on our today’s walking. Finally, let’s spend some time on Elk watching. Enjoy the marshland panorama right at sunset. After that you may by surprised by Elk or Red Deer calling.
Additionally, spectacular landscape and marshland panorama of the southern can be admired today too.

 

DAY 4
ON THE TRACKS OF WILDLIFE

Let’s focus on other animals too. While walking through the woods and marshlands other tracks of animals can be found as well. Fox, Badger, Racoon Dog, Pine Marten, Roe Deer, Wild Boar etc. leave their prints on mud, forest road or a sand dune – can you recognize them.

DAY 5
BEAVER – A WATER ENGINEER

Beavers have been consider as water engineers. Let us learn more about their positive role to the environment and other living creatures. Visit to beaver dams and loges and other places inhabitant by the largest European rodent. In the evening enjoy the largest European rodent – Beaver watching program (please note that sometimes depending on the weather conditions to get a good view of this animal is difficult or they may not appear at all).

DAY 6
HOME OF THE EUROPEAN BISON

Departure to Białowieża. Białowieża National Park is the last primeval forest in Central Europe where about 250 bird species have been recorded. Among them, there are 14 birds of prey, 8 owls, and 8 woodpeckers. Białowieża Primeval Forest is internationally known for its free roaming European Bison. Its herd here amounts to about 450 individuals. The tour begins at the entrance to Białowieża Wildlife Park; Wolves, European Bison, Polish Horses “Koniks” and Wild Boars can be found in the fenced-in areas here. After that, let us have a discovery walk through the strict reserve where European Bison, Red Deer, Wolf and Wild Boar make their year round residence. Feel the spirit of giant oak trees and fallen decaying trunks. If time allows a night expedition to the Red Deer district will be made.

DAY 7
THE BACKWOODS OF THE BIAŁOWIEŻA PRIMEVAL
FOREST

Rise and shine, a morning expedition to track creatures of the forest will take place. Patience and silence are traits needed for sightseers if they are to view the red deer, roe deer, wild boar and what Białowieża is famous for, the European Bison. Enjoy the sights and smells of a primeval forest. September surely belongs to the Red Deer; it's matting season. An intensive roaring and grunting travels through the backwoods and can be heard on those brisk and foggy evenings. A discovery walk to occupied Red Deer habitats is offered in the afternoon.

DAY 8
GOOD BYE BIEBRZA

Short walk in the Palace Park in the morning. Company shuttle bus transfer of the participants to Warsaw after breakfast.


* - price does not include flight (trip) to and from
Poland

Price include: transfer from and to airport in
Warsaw, local transportation, full board (3 superb Polish meals a day: breakfast, packed lunch and dinner), accommodation in double room with toilet, all entrance cost, guiding in English.

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