Birding Break: Red-breasted Geese & Winter Birds 2d/1n - Private

2 Winter Days of Birding
In a fantastic land
Where Birds are Wintering
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  • Group Type: Private
  • Duration: 2d/1n
  • Availability: December - February
  • Max Group: 3 pers
  • Age: +12
  • Start / End: Bucharest / Constanta / Tulcea
  • Language: English (live guide)
  • Level: Easy

Short birding break, of 2n/1d, with target on Red-breasted Geese and other winter birds, with an excellent guide, starting from Bucharest or Constanta. Discover the winter birds of Dobrudja in two days of guided tour. +150 species of birds are here during winter time.

Target species

Red-breasted Goose, White-fronted Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Greylag Goose, Whooper Swan, Bewick’s Swan, Red-crested Pochard, Tufted Duck & other ducks, Mergus (3 sp), Slavonian Grebe, Dalmatian Pelican, Pygmy Cormorant, Eurasian Bittern, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh & Hen Harriers, Common, Long-legged, Rough-legged Buzzards, Merlin,Peregrine & Saker (if you are very lucky) Falcons, Yellow-legged, Caspian and Pallas’s Gulls, Long-eared & Short-eared Owls, all Woodpeckers, all larks and many other.

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WINTER check list of birds in Dobrudja and the Danube Delta

The price of this tour is:

No of pers123
Price/pers1000550450

* For 1 or 3 pers, a single room is included in price.

Price is in Euro (EUR), per person and include VAT.

For groups larger then 3 persons, please request an offer.

Included in price

  • Guide, ENGLISH language
  • Pick up from Bucharest or Constanta or Tulcea.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in 3 star hotel or guesthouse in Dobrudja
  • Bottled water
  • Binocular (borrowed) if needed

Excluded from price

  • Soda and Alcohol Drinks.
  • Meals
  • International Medical, Travel or Goods Insurance Coverage
  • Services of personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc.)

Itinerary

Day 1

The guide will pick you up from Bucharest / Constanta or Tulcea. For other locations, please request price.

The meeting hour will be agreed at least 2 days before. The guide is available starting with 5:00 AM if the departure is from Bucharest, if you agree with this hour, you’ll have more time for birding . If the departure is from Constanta or Tulcea, the departure hour can be at 6:00. Of course, it’s your time, you can set the hour of departure as you wish (just let us know).

The tour is done with a 4X4 car . You’ll head to Dobrudja best areas for Geese, we really want to check the stars, RBG, Red-breasted Geese, then you’ll target other species. The tour will include fields, grazing places, lakes for drinking / roosting, canals, sea shore, marshland, steppe. All kind of Dobrudja habitats.

Daylight its about 8 hours so we suggest you to bring packed breakfast and lunch, to use the time at maximum for birding. The same for next day. On request, we can bring also food. If you prefer cooked food, the guide knows some nice places.

When light is gone, you’ll be lead to the accommodation.

Day 2

You’ll start in the morning, at requested hour, and you’ll continue to discover the amazing Dobrudja places and birds. The landscapes are also spectacular. The guide will take you to see different habitats then the previous day, to see different species of birds.

When light is gone, you’ll be transfered to the requested place (in Bucharest, Constanta or Tulcea). The tour is ending on arrival.

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)

*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 domain since 2004.
  • Very good accommodation and meals.
  • Original programs, created and run 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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