Photograph bears in Slovenia

This item appears on page 42 of the February 2020 issue.

On the 4-day guided experience “Mother & Newborn Cubs,” guests (6 maximum) will have the chance to photograph bear families in Slovenia’s Loka Valley while safe in a bear blind. Slovenia is home to about 560 Eurasian brown bears, which can reach more than 1,000 pounds and over 8 feet in length.

The mother-and-cubs tour departs May 29, June 25 and Aug. 20 & 27. From €660 (near $740) per person, double, includes inn lodging and most meals. Contact SlovenianBears (Markovec 15a, 1386 Stari Trg pri Lo┼żu, Slovenia; phone +386 41582081, slovenianbears.com).