Butterfly
Dragonfly Macrophotography
Hungarian dragonfly-safari
In Quest of the „Flying Flowers" (Hungarian butterfly trip)"
Slovenia-Croatia butterfly special with 4 Large Blues pre-extension
Butterflies of Montenegro
Butterflies of Serbia with False Comma
Sri Lanka: Butterflies, Leopards, Blue Whales
Nepal: Butterflying at the Foothills of the Himalaya
Ethiopian Butterfly & Wildlife adventure with Tribal extension
Ghana butterfly adventure
Butterflies, Chimps, Gorillas (Uganda)
Eastern-European
B
irdwatching
Day-birdwatching trips (Hungary)
Bears, Great Bustards… vampires!
( Hungary+Romania)!
The late summer birding trip (Hungary)
Crane weekend of Hungary
Wallcreepers, Ptarmigans, Rock Partridges (Slovenia-Croatia birding circle)
Birding in Serbia
Egypt/Horn/Africa
Birdwatching
"Birds & Pharaos", birding in Egypt
Southern Red Sea birding & diving adventure
Ethiopian birding adventure
Mammals
Hungarian Bat Safari
Big game photosafaris
Hiking, Trekking, Multicultural - Outdoor
Ecoholidays in Hungary
Multicultural Highlights of Dracula country
Castles, Vampires and Counts of the Carpathians
The hidden face of Transylvania and Bucovina
Mediterranean Odyssey (Slovenia, Croatia)
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Our principal guides

"...Its not about the years. Its about the mileage!.."
(Harrison Ford, as Indiana Jones :)


 
 
Susanne with gorillas in Uganda
Susanne Iván Ph.D..

Susanne (45) was born in Budapest and lives with Lajos (bellow) and two children, Reka (16) and Michael (14). She has an open-minded personality and wide range of interests. She graduated first as a biologist, then as a marketing expert, and finally completed her PhD in the Evolutionary Psychology of Gypsies. Susanne is also a qualified guide and is the sightseeing guide and hostess of the hiking-trekking tours. When you meet with her wonderful smile and unrivalled communication skills, you’ll see why she guarantees such a family-friendly atmosphere for all of our guests.

Of course she has been a wildlife and nature enthusiast since childhood days, a keen and very experienced scuba diver, and a companion of Lajos on many private bush-expeditions to Europe and beyond.

Susanne speaks English and German.



Lajos, with Euapatura mirza (Hakkari/Turkey)
Lajos Nemeth - Bóka

Lajos Nemeth-Bóka (49, pronounced Layosh), a freelance zoologist. He became a birder at the age of 7, started his butterfly carrier at 11, and has been a keen overall "natural historian" ever since.

As a lepidopterologist, he published his first scientific paper on butterfly conservation before grammar school and has been a member of 15 entomological expeditions in Asia and North Africa, which discovered more than 200 species new to science (Noctuidae mainly). He was also a major contributor for the "Prime Buttarfly Areas" and the "Mapping European Butterflies" projects, and hold the record of the highest number of butterfly species on one tour in Eastern-Europe (153). He spent years in co-operation with Dr. Sandor Toth, one of the best dragonfly-researcher of the country, and also studied flies and wasps extensively.

As a birder, Lajos having a 3000 species world-list and still holding the record of species on one tour in Eastern Europe (254 species). Beside his own turfs, his main interest is the birdlife of Egyp and the Horn of Africa. Excellent with nightbirds and nocturnal mammals, and amassed an incredible 1000 night plus experience with thermals in the last 10 years.

In addition to travelling widely within his own country, Lajos started his fieldwork in Slovenia, Croatia and Romania in 1991, sometimes spending several weeks in bush-campings. He also feels home in Egypt and Ethiopia, where he spend his winters and guiding photography-, deep desert-, scuba diving- and birding-safaris. He loves to go back to his favourite spots very often and travelled to some very remote spots, incl. Tibet, Sudan, Libya, southern Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Comoro Islands, Yemen (incl. Socotra) etc. His favourite places includes Kenya, Turkey, Nepal, India, Taiwan, Thailand, Morocco, Jordan. He also organized scientific expeditions to Mongolia, Iran and Madagascar.

 
   
   
 
 


Upcoming trips & Expeditions

Slovenia butterflying (28 June - 04 July, 2023)

Bears and Butterflies of Transylvania. With Danube Clouded Yellow and High Carpathian extension; 07-14 July , 2023)

Crane weekend of Hungary (27-31 October, 2023)

All other 2023' dates are full. We are planning to open some further departures in June.

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