3B Tour - Birds, Bears, Bison in Romania - 7d/6n Private

Mountain BIRDS
Danube Delta's BIRDS
Dobrogea's BIRDS
Wild BEARS
European BISONS
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  • Group Type: Private
  • Duration: 7d/6n
  • Availability: All year around
  • Max Group: 6 pers
  • Age: +12
  • Start / End: Bucharest or Brasov
  • Language: English (live guide)
  • Level: Easy

Discover with us the most important and wanted species of Romania: BIRDS (species depending on season) in the best places from Dobrogea, Danube Delta and Transylvania, Wild BEARS and European BISONS in Transylvania. All in an amazing tour through spectacular places.

Targeted species:

BIRDS of Mountains, forest and rocks – depending on the season

Wall Creeper – A difficult bird. Best season is December – May.

Ural Owl – Best time December – May. We know the places where they hunt.

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

BIRDS of Dobrogea and the Danube Delta – depending on season

White and Dalmatian Pelicans – White Pelicans are here from March to October, Dalmatian Pelicans are here all year around.

Red-breasted Geese – from November to late February.

⇓Download: List of Birds of Dorogea and the Danube Delta – it will be very easy to see what to expect, depending by the date you come.

Brown Bear – the best seasons are March – June and September – December. Can be also very interesting sometime in January – March IF they don’t hibernate.

Also Foxes and Wild Boars are coming sometime to the hide.

Chamoix – Can be seen anytime in our tours into the Mountains, sometime very close.

Of course, many other species are here but this are the most important.

The price of this program is:

No of personsPrice
1*3600
22100
3*1400
41100
5*900
6800
SINGLE +200

* For groups 1,3 and 5 people, a single is included.

The price is in Euro (EUR) and include all taxes.

The price includes:

  • Licensed guide, ENGLISH speaker.
  • Accommodation in nice locations of 3*, in double rooms for 6 nights
  • All meals (6 breakfasts; 6 lunches, 6 dinners),
  • Water (during meals and car/boat tours)
  • Day Tours by car or boat
  • Transfers to/from Bucharest / Brasov.

The price does NOT include:

  • Soda and Alcohol Drinks.
  • Snacks and Drinks outside of normal meals
  • International Medical, Travel or Goods Insurance Coverage
  • Flight tickets
  • Personal expenses, tips.

Child Policy

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

Itinerary:

Day 1 – Pick up from Bucharest (including Airport) OR Brasov. The departure have to be at least at 12:00. You are transferred by car to a special European Bison Reserve where you’ll spend about 2-3 hours, watching Bison and also some forest birds. The tour continues to Brasov area, where will have the accommodation for next two nights.

Lunch will be to go, dinner at the accommodation.

Day 2 – At sunrise, the guide will take you on a short trekking to a place where you can see Chamoix, Wall Creepers and other forest birds. Depending by season, the breakfast will be to go or you’ll come back for breakfast later. The morning tour continues through forest, searching for Ural Owl and other nocturnal raptors.

After lunch we depart to the bears hide where you will be able to see wild bears from the forest, coming to eat. The bears session takes about 3 hours (the last three hour of light of the day).

Late dinner and accommodation.

Day 3 – After breakfast, we are going to Constanta, with around 7 hours of driving but with stops where are beautiful landscapes or birding spots. As usual, our guide will choose out of GPS recommendation routes, to avoid the traffic and to show you beautiful parts of Romania. Lunch will be in a restaurant on the way. Dinner and accommodation near Constanta.

Day 4 – Early in the morning the guide will take you to one of the best areas for birding in Romania, Vadu, a large and spectacular place. The morning birdwatching session will last about 5 hours. After lunch the tour continues with another spectacular place, Dobrogea Gorges, with it’s incredible landscapes and also some birds. Accommodation and dinner in Tulcea.

Days 5-6 –  After breakfast:

IF – It’s Danube Delta season (April – October), we will depart by boat to Mila23 Village, choosing a scenic route, out of the main canals, with a fair amount of spots for watch birds. Once you reach Mila23 Village, you will have the lunch (traditional Lipovan’s fresh fish meal). You will end up the day with another birdwatching boat tour. Dinner and accommodation in Mila23.

IF – It’s out of Danube Delta season (November – March) BUT! it’s good weather, you will take a boat day trip to Mila23 Village or nearby (depending on the time you come). A lot of interesting species can be seen here during the cold season (check the downloaded list). Dinner and accommodation in Tulcea

IF – It’s out of Danube Delta season (November – March) BUT! it’s not good weather for a boat trip (wind, frozen canals) you’ll take another Dobrogea tour, for birds, usually it’s geese time so we’ll insist on these species. Dinner and accommodation in Tulcea.

Day 7 – After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bucharest / Brasov and end the tour.

Please take flight tickets only after we confirm you program and hour of arrival to the airport.

Personal equipment required

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

  • Waterproof clothes
  • Waterproof and mud shoes – boots
  • 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)
  • The guide will bring a scope, also for your use

*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 discover Romania with us!

Highligths:

  • Team of guides with experience in this domain since 2004.
  • We are constantly on the field, we know what changes every day, where birds and animals are.
  • Proper cars and boats for this activity.
  • Very good accommodation and meals.
  • Programs with fixed price (no extra charges).
  • Encounter real wildlife (except European Bisons).
  • Routes designed to offer great landscapes.

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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