2 Days Hiking and Birding in Transylvania, Sibiu

Trekking and Birding
for Good Species
In Wonderful Landscapes
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  • Group Type: Private
  • Duration: 2d/1n
  • Availability: May - November
  • Max Group: 6 pers
  • Age: +12
  • Start / End: Sibiu
  • Language: English (live guide)
  • Level: Medium

A hiking tour of two days, in Sibiu area, in Fagaras Mountains, just for birding, with a professional birder guide. The guide know the places very well, he know where and when to find different species of birds.

Target species:

Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus), Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos),  Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum), Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus), Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta), Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris) and many others.

⇓Download: List of Birds in Transylvania – Brasov – Sibiu area.

The price of this tour is:

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The prices are in Euro (EUR) and include all taxes.

The price includes:

  • Guide, ENGLISH language
  • Accommodation in mountain chalet for 1 night
  • Meals (1 breakfast; 2 lunches, 1 dinner),
  • Water at table

The price does NOT include:

  • Soda and Alcohol Drinks.
  • Snacks and Drinks outside of normal meals
  • International Medical, Travel or Goods Insurance Coverage
  • Services of personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc.)
  • Porters (also not possible).

Child Policy

  • Minimum age of children who can participate in this tour is 12 years.
  • Children (over 12) pay entire price.

Itinerary:

Day 1 – The guide will pick you up from Sibiu, in the morning (we’ll set the hour together) and transport you to the departure point into the mountains. First hiking session is about 4 hours, till the chalet.The route is mostly through the forest so you can expect all forest birds.

To the chalet you’ll have the lunch (daily menu) and then take the second hiking session of the day. The route is up to alpine zone where you can see Alpine Accentor, Western Capercaillie, Hazel Grouse and more. Also, an encounter with an wild Bear is very possible.

In the evening you’ll return to the chalet for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 – At the first hour, you’ll take a short tour, before breakfast or you can start the morning tour with packed breakfast and come back to the chalet at lunch.

After lunch, you’ll start the returning route to the car, then to Sibiu.

Accommodation

We accommodate you in a mountain chalet, in shared room (6-8 pers), in single beds. Meals are in chalet also.

Cars

For these tours we use normal cars up to 3 persons, 8 places minibuses for 4-6 persons.

Guides

We have the best team of guides in the area. They are professional guides, birders, involved in nature conservation and nature study research, know exactly what and where to look. Will give you all the information you need, both about birds and about the places you’ll go.

Personal Equipment

Being an outdoor tour, which involves traveling by land, you need a good personal equipment. It should contain:

  • Waterproof clothes
  • Clothes according to the season
  • Hiking boots / shoes
  • Color of the clothes is also very important. Please bring your clothes in colors more natural, as close to the colors of nature surrounding. Camouflage pattern on brown are best. If clothes come in red, yellow or other colors of the city you will certainly not go too close to wildlife.
  • Binocular (if you don’t have, we can borrow you one)

!!! Please subscribe only after carefully read the description and tour program. This is NOT a classic trip, do not expect to go only to the classic sights in shoes and shirt. We go to see natural places, wild animals and birds. We walk into mud, we will hike on the mountains and hills, will show what you can not see in traditional excursions.

*Extreme conditions:

In case of extreme weather conditions (snow, roads closed) occurred before the start of the tour, the deposit will be returned in full.

If these extreme conditions occur during the tour, the price will be lowered only for the remaining part of the program not made.

If customers come from another country / region and appear extreme weather conditions, our agency has no obligation to compensate customers in any way for expenses related to flights or other transportation. Also, if extreme weather conditions occurring during the program and the clients can’t go back home, our agency has no obligation to pay accommodation and other additional expenses.

You are welcome to Romania!

Our strengths:

  • Team of guides with experience in this field since 2004.
  • Very good accommodation and meals.
  • Original programs, created and developed by us.
  • Programs with fixed price (no hidden charges).
  • We are constantly on the field, we know what changes every day, where birds and animals are.

Contact

Email: office@alternativetravel.ro

Phone: +40757894456 / +40749120009

Bookings

Request a booking implies acceptance of the terms and conditions.

Bookings are based on a 20% deposit of the price of the program.

The rest of the payment have to be done 30 days before the tour start. If the tour is booked less then 30 days before departure, the full price will be paid.

Booking request form

Please fill the form below for a booking request. Our agents will process the request and answer (usually in less then 24h). Please check also the SPAM folder for our email.

Cancellation Policy:

  • +60 days before tour full refund of deposit
  • 30-60 days deposit is not refundable
  • -30 days before tour full price is not refundable
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