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AN ADVENTURE IN VERCORS

AN ADVENTURE IN VERCORS

260.00

2 day ADVENTURE photo tour in the Vercors Natural Regional Park in France. In the middle of fall, explore this exceptional park and meet its incredible wildlife: Alpine Ibex, Rock Ptarmigan, Eurasian Pygmy-owl, etc. Unforgettable encounters and unique photo opportunities!

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This ethical nature photo tour in the Vercors Natural Regional Park for only 3 participants is guided by Luca Melcarne, French wildlife photographer based in Vercors. Luca has more than 15 years of experience in the observation and photography of wildlife in Vercors. You can count on him to guide you to extraordinary encounters with wild animals, in a breathtaking landscape with beautiful autumn lights.


location

Location:
Vercors Natural Regional Park, France.

calendar

Dates:
November 2 & 3, 2019. SOLD OUT!
November 9 & 10, 2019.
October 31 & November 1, 2020.
November 7 & 8, 2020.
Or choose your own date!

rate

Rate:
260 CHF per participant.

participants

Participants:
2 minimum.
3 maximum.

fitness

Fitness level:
High.

language

Language:
English or French.


DONATION

 
aspas

Booking this tour with us, you automatically make a donation to ASPAS.
10% of the tour rate is directly donated to ASPAS at the end of the tour.
This donation is included in the rate of the tour.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1 \ We will meet at 9am in the Vercors Natural Regional Park. We will make a first hike in a sublime forest, looking for the Eurasian Pygmy-owl, an extraordinary nocturnal raptor. Autumnal colors make this place absolutely magical. In this part of the park, encounters with cervids are also possible. Later, we will have a good picnic in nature. In the afternoon, we will hike to our refuge after a short drive. Once arrived, we will settle and discover the surroundings at sunset in the hope of meeting some birds and mammals of the Vercors Natural Regional Park. Dinner will be cooked together in the refuge.

Important: this is a mountain refuge, open to all, with a unique room for everybody. Comfort is minimum and amenities are extremely limited. It is indeed an ADVENTURE tour :D

Day 2 \ We will get up early to spend as much time as possible in the field. After a very simple breakfast, we will go in search of wild Alpine Ibex. Autumn is an exceptional season to watch them. We will picnic on site, potentially surrounded by a herd of Alpine Ibex, also enjoying one of the most beautiful views of the Vercors Natural Regional Park. Although it is possible to see many animals, this day is entirely dedicated to the Alpine Ibex. We will hopefully observe them and photograph them until the afternoon when we will start our descent to go back to our starting point. The tour will end in the afternoon.


INCLUDED

  • Your donation to ASPAS.

  • Space in a refuge for 1 night.

  • Transportation during the tour.

  • Meals during the tour.

  • Photographic guiding and instruction.

  • Immersion in nature.

  • Great memories!

NOT INCLUDED

  • Transportation to the meeting point in Vercors Natural Regional Park. Nevertheless, it can be arranged depending on your base location with a supplement. If you need help, feel free to write me so we can try to make it happen.

  • Drinks.

  • Insurance.


ETHICS

As always during our wildlife tours, the highest ethics in wildlife photography will apply. Respecting and protecting our wild subjects is always the first priority. Animals are not called in nor baited, so no species can be guaranteed. Also, no sensitive information that could put a species in danger will be given. Any inappropriate behavior towards the animals will cause the participant to leave the workshop without any refund. Visit our page “Our ethics” for more details on the ethics we follow.

 

Your next adventure in nature is waiting. If you are ready to join, click on BOOK NOW! If you have any question, please feel free to contact us at contact@salvafauna.com or click INQUIRE NOW below. We are at your service to answer any doubt you could have. We are really looking forward to meeting you!