Wood grouses (capercaillie) in Bulgaria range from 4 to 5 kg in weight. Bulgaria is one of the few countries in Europe where this rare and valuable trophy can be obtained.
The wood grouse's lekking at dawn, before the sunrises in the pristine forests, is an unforgettable experience . The natural habitats of the capercaillies are high in the Rhodope Mountains and Rila. Wood-grouse hunting takes placein the mountain hunting reserves of Bulgaria. It can be matched withchamois and wild boar hunting.
Wood grouse hunting area:Coniferous and mixed forests with rounded crests and slopes lit up by the sun, alpine fields and crops. The presence of white pine makes the hunting area more attractive for the wood grouse, but it also populates spruce forests. The hunt takes place early in the morning, at dawn. The hunting method is by stalking. Only male capercaillies may be shot.
Wood grousehunting season: from 15th of April to 15th of May
Accompanying hunt: It can be combined with the hunt for chamois and wild boars from a high seat.
Price per person: 4 days accommodation/3 hunting days: 2400 €
The price includes:
Pick up from the airport
Accommodation in a cozy hunting house in single rooms on a full board basis during the above indicated period
The transfers from the airport to the hunting areas and back to the airport, all the transfers in the hunting area
The assistance of an interpreter from the arrival to the departure
The organization of the hunt with a qualified staff, local hunting guides
Bulgarian hunting license valid 30 days
1 wood-grouse capercaillie
The price does not include:
Transport to/from Bulgaria
All that is not mentioned in “The price includes”
Rent a hunting gun - 30 € per day
Valid passport or identity card ( EU city zone )
Permit of export of guns and cartridges
Details required when booking:
Number of hunters and their names and surnames, number of passport or identity card, number of the hunting license in your country
Date of arrival in and departure from Bulgaria, flight numbers, hunting days
A deposit of 500 €, which will be deducted from the total package price, to be transferred to:
IBAN: BG 90 UNCR 7630 1476 036 950
Please let us know about your exact travel dates and requirements in advance. We will acquire the necessary hunting permit for you. You can import your firearms and munitions without any difficulty only with a permit for the export of guns and cartridges.
We offer our guests fast, efficient packaging and shipment of hunting trophies to their home airport by professional agents.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept any liability for losses, injuries, accidents or delays. Therefore, we would advise you to take out the appropriate insurance to cover these risks before travelling.
Rifles and Flobert rifles can be used, as well as 223 and all small caliber shotguns. In Bulgaria the use of a smoothbore weapon is recommended. Rounds- from № 2/0 to № 4/0
Light, heat insulating clothes (allowing the hunter to move stealthily if possible); binoculars, night vision goggles and other optical devices.
Your deposit will be deducted from the total price of the selected offer. You may transfer this deposit directly to the agency's bank account, as specified in our offers under "Booking", or you may make your advance payment via credit card, through the "Pay Now" button at the bottom of this menu.
The remainder of the price is to be paid upon your arrival. This is your primary hunting package. You may add extra services and packages once you have arrived.
Book your trip to Bulgaria with us to get the best hunting experience in the finest reserves.
We give you the opportunity to make a last minute reservation or to book your trip in advance and get a discount.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.