AUTUMN TOURS  2018

In the autumn there are very exciting experiences to be made in the forests of Tiveden. We offer you moose safaris, beaver safaris, crane safaris, red deer mating season and more. Read more below!


Moose safari

Join in on a real moose safari in the forests of Tiveden! We start with dinner out in the woods by the campfire wehre you get to learn more of the moose. Followed by a walk through moose territory where we look for track. Finally we go safari to look for moose.

The moose – the king of the swedish forest is our focus of attention during the evening. You will also get to learn more about the moose, it´s life and habitats. As well as how you improve your chances to find it. Did you know that the moose bull drops it´s antlers each year and new one´s grow the next year? Or that the moose has a very developed sense of hearing? That and a lot more you will learn more about, and also to sound and to call for moose.

The guided tour starts out in the forest by our camp, where you enjoy a dinner by the campfire. During the meal you will get exiting know-how of the moose and be able to ask all types of questions. Full and satisfied we head out on a easy and short walk to experience the realm of the moose. We follow their tracks in the marsh. Look for sundew and cloudberries. Visiting the beautiful pond pf Tranquility.

Finally we head back to camp for the safari looking for the king of the Swedish forest.

This includes

A typical Swedish dinner is included as well as drinks. And of course our famous dessert. Guided tour. Walk in the wild to track for moose. Safari tour in mini bus. Binoculars.

Duration: 5 hrs
Meeting place: See info at the bottom of the page
Starts: See start time info on dates available for booking
Price: 1 000 SEK/person, kids 0-15 yrs 400 SEK/person
Participants:  Max 8 persons

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Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in the forests outside Tiveden national park. Tiveden is situated right between Stockholm and Gothenburg in south Sweden. We meet up at Tiveds skola (Tived school). By car – follow the signs for Tiveden national park. From Karlsborg: 25 km. From Askersund: 30 km. From Laxå: 38 km. Train station in Laxå. Transfer is possible from Laxå, Laxå train station and nearby airports. All transports are included during the safari.

Dates available for booking

Sundays from 18-05-01 to 18-05-31 | Start Kl. 17:00
Sundays and Thursdays from 18-06-01 to 18-06-30 | Start Kl. 18:00
Sundays and Thursdays from 18-07-01 to 18-07-31 | Start Kl. 18:00
Sundays and Thursdays from 18-08-01 to 18-08-10 | Start Kl. 17:30
Thursdays from 18-08-11 to 18-08-30 | Start Kl. 16:00
Thursdays from 18-09-01 to 18-09-10 | Start Kl. 15:30
Thursdays from 18-09-10 to 18-09-20 | Start Kl. 15:00
Thursdays from 18-09-20 to 18-09-30 | Start Kl. 14:30

 

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Beaver Safari

Come along and go looking for beaver, from land or in a boat. In our waters lives the interesting beaver which with it´s big teeth can fell enormous trees. During an evening in which a simple meal is included we head out to find the beaver! In streams, rivers and lakes lives beavers, which with their big teeth fell small as well as big trees. With great haste and will the beaver builds dams and floods areas which creates new living areas for not only beavers but also birds, insects, plants and animals.

Here´s your chance to experience this shy animal in nature. We start with a presentation where you get to learn more about the beaver, it´s home range and ecology and life. Did you know that the teeth of the beaver continues to grow throughout it´s life? Or that it has a big tail with which it paddles?

This includes

The tour is made with a boat with electrical motor on open water. A simple and tasty meal is included. Of course there is vegetarian alternatives. Coffee, tea or syrup. We then head out to find the beaver during the summer evening. Life vests are included. All transports included during the safari.

Duration:  5 hrs
Starts: See start time info on dates available for booking
Price:  1 000 SEK/adult, 400 SEK/child
Participants:  Max 5 persons

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Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in the forests outside Tiveden national park. Tiveden is situated right between Stockholm and Gothenburg in south Sweden. We meet up at Tiveds skola (Tived school). By car – follow the signs for Tiveden national park. From Karlsborg: 25 km. From Askersund: 30 km. From Laxå: 38 km. Train station in Laxå. Transfer is possible from Laxå, Laxå train station and nearby airports. All transports are included during the safari.

Dates available for booking

Wednesday evenings 18-05-09 until 18-09-12.
Start Maj 18:00 hrs | Juni 18:00 hrs | Juli 18:00 hrs | Aug 17:00 hrs | Sep 16:30 hrs

 

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Crane evening in Hasselfors

In autumn thousands of cranes gather in the Örebro region waiting and feeding for the great migration southwards to Extremadura in Spain. In the evenings at sunset these cranes fly towards Hasselfors and the nature reserve Skagershultsmossen and lake Teen. Join us and experience when thousands after thousands of cranes fly in and over you at the magnificent marsh as well as the lake which has a terrific view over south Kilsbergen. Dinner is included.

Close by Hasselfors is one of Mid-Sweden´s biggest marshes situated as well as lake Teen. At autumn evenings at sunset thousands of cranes arrives to overnight stay at the lake or the marsh. In big formations the come flying in from the east, trumpeting as if to say good bye for this season. It is hard to explain how many cranes or how big these ploughs of cranes are in the skies.

The evening starts at the old mill Kvarnen in Hasselfors which is situated between the two lakes Teen and Toften. A slide show with great photos and info about the cranes will be seen there. The life or the crane, migration, relatives around the world and also where to go to visit nature around Hasselfors. So you are ready to come back and explore some more of our nature. We enjoy a dinner with dessert, Of course drinks are included.

We continue to the 15 meter high look-out tower, built in 2015, at nature reserve Skagershultsmossen, to watch for the cranes flight path when they come from the east. It is a complete invasion of cranes coming in waves of ploughs. The panoramic view is also wide and the horizon endless.

We head on to lake Teen where we watch for the cranes landing or the ones who already have landed to sleep. With the Blue mountains in the back ground we finish the tour with one of the most beautiful sceneries as the sun sets for the cranes falling asleep. The tour is about 5 hrs

This includes

A dinner and drinks are included. All transports during the tour is included. The guide will accompany you during the complete tour. Binoculars are included. Warm clothing is necessary.


Duration:  Start kl. 22:00-02:00
Price:  1 500 SEK/adult
Participants:  Max 8 persons

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Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in Hasselfors in the middle between Stochholm and Gothenburg. From Örebro: 45 km. Follow E20 towards Gothenburg. Turn right towards Hasselfors 5 km before Laxå. From Karlstad: 100 km. Drive E18 towards Stockholm, In Karlskoga turn towards Degerfors/Askersund on road 205.

By Svartå mansion continue on road 204 towards Fjugesta. In Dormen turn right towards Hasselfors (5km). From Askersund: 40 km. Drive towards Laxå/Karlskoga on road 205. In Laxå take E20 towards Örebro. After 5 km turn left to Hasselfors. Från Laxå: 16 km. Drive towards Örebro. After 5 km turn left to Hasselfors. There is a train station in Laxå. Transfer from train stations and airports is possible.

Dates available for booking

Saturdays 18-09-08 and 18-09-15 | Start Kl. 16:00
Saturday 18-09-29 | Start Kl. 15:00

 

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WOLF SAFARI IN TIVEDEN

Join Naturguide Tiveden to get the chance to experience the wolves howling in the territory of the Tiveden wolves! We go out into the wolves territory to experience their lands. We track for tracks, droppings and maybe we are lucky to find a prey that they have slain. By the light of the fires flames we listen for the wolves howling.  During the wolf safari we safely and secure stay overnight in tents. Welcome to experience the wolves of Tiveden with us !

During the afternoon/evening we go into the territory of the Tiveden wolves to stay in their realm. 2013 a finnish-russian wolf couple were tranfered from Tornedalen in Swedish Lapland down to Tiveden, where they settled. It is these wolves we will watch for and listen to. The latest brood in 2017 the Tiveden wolves got 5 pups. We start with a dinner by the campfire where you get to learn about the wolves, their lives and habitats. The experience continues with a shorter walk where we look for the tracks of the wolf.

It can be foot tracks, dropping or even a slain prey. During the night we set camp and listen to the wolves by the camp fire. We stay overnight in tents, safe and secure. You will fall asleep in the wolf territory. All equipment for the overnight stay is provided by Naturguide Tiveden. On Saturday morning we have breakfast and then head back. To hear one of several wolves howling nearby or in the distance is an experience and a memory you will take with you for the rest of your life!

This includes

Tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, pillows and blankets are provided by the guide. All meals are included in experience (1 dinner and 1 breakfast). We have binoculars for all guests.

Info in short

The deadline for booking is 20 00 o clock the day before. The tour starts at Friday afternoon/evening and ends at Saturday morning. Good shoes – rubber boots, hiking boots or good sneakers. Warm clothing needed to bring. Rain clothing is good to bring.

Time:  Start 17:00 and 16:30 hrs. The tour takes about 16 hrs
Place: The guided tour takes place in the forests outside Tiveden national park
Price:  2 500 SEK/adult, 1 500 SEK/child
Participants:  Max 8 persons

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Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in the forests outside Tiveden national park. Tiveden is situated right between Stochkholm and Gothenburg in south Sweden. We meet up at Tiveds skola (Tived school). By car – follow the signs for Tiveden national park. From Karlsborg: 25 km. From Askersund: 30 km. From Laxå: 38 km. Train station in Laxå. Transfer is possible from Laxå, Laxå train station and nearby airports. All transports are included during the safari.

Dates available for booking

Friday afternoons/evenings 18-08-01 until 18-09-31 | Aug start 17:00 hrs | Sep start 16:30 hrs

 

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RED DEER SAFARI IN HASSELFORS

Welcome to Hasselfors to an evening in the realm of the red deers. In autumn the red deers in Hasselfors has their mating season. In the evening we watch for herds of red deers as well as mighty and strong bulls. In the sunset the bulls make their loud and typical mating calls sounding like monsters. We look for fighting bulls during this exciting evening. Dinner is included.

Near Hasselfors hirds of red deer thrive and during this evening we experience them during their mating season. The bulls start their howling by before sunset to signal other bulls that the females and the territory is theirs only. Out in the landscape you can hear the bulls clashing. The evening starts at the old mill Kvarnen in Hasselfors which is situated between the two lakes Teen and Toften.

A slide show with great photos and info about the red deers will be seen there. The life or the red deer, the landscape where they live and also where to go to visit nature around Hasselfors. So you are ready to come back and explore some more of our nature. We enjoy a dinner with dessert, Of course drinks are included.

There after we head out for a safari tour to look for herds of red deers as well as single bulls and there is a chance to experience a couple of bulls fighting. It is a mystical and exciting felling to walk in the woods and hear the mighty bulls sounding their loud calls nearby and in the distance. A closer monster call encounter is hard to get elsewhere. Welcome to join Naturguide Tiveden to experience the mating season of the red deer in Hasselfors!

This includes

A dinner and drinks are included. All transports during the tour is included. Binoculars are provided by the guide.
The guide will accompany you during the complete tour.

Info in short

Warm clothing is necessary. Customer has to book at the latest two days before the tour takes place


Time:  Start 16:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs
Place: The guided tour takes place in Hasselfors
Price:  1 500 SEK/adult, 600 SEK/child
Participants:  Maximum 8 persons

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Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in Hasselfors in the middle between Stochholm and Gothenburg. Meeting point is at Kvarnen at the old foundry area in Hasselfors (by the bridge over Svartån river). From Örebro: 45 km. Follow E20 towards Gothenburg. Turn right towards Hasselfors 5 km before Laxå. From Karlstad: 100 km. Drive E18 towards Stockholm, In Karlskoga turn towards Degerfors/Askersund on road 205.

By Svartå mansion continue on road 204 towards Fjugesta. In Dormen turn right towards Hasselfors (5km). From Askersund: 40 km. Drive towards Laxå/Karlskoga on road 205. In Laxå take E20 towards Örebro. After 5 km turn left to Hasselfors. Från Laxå: 16 km. Drive towards Örebro. After 5 km turn left to Hasselfors. There is a train station in Laxå. Transfer from train stations and airports is possible.

Dates available for booking

Thursdays 18-09-06 and 18-09-13 | Start 16:00 hrs
Thursday 18-09-27 | Start 15:00 hrs

 

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