Birdwatching Tour to the Danube Delta - PRIVATE

Enjoy the birds paradise
+360 species of birds
A very customizable tour
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  • Group Type: Private
  • Duration: 4d/3n to7d/6n
  • Availability: April - November
  • Max Group: 10 pers
  • Age: +5
  • Start / End: Tulcea (Port Aval)
  • Language: English (live guide)
  • Level: Easy

Danube Delta is rightly called the paradise of birds (and birders) in Europe, as you know, over 360 bird species live or pass through this blessed space. All this program is lead by a specialized bird watching guide.

You can choose a period from 4 day / nights to 7 days / 6 nights. First and last day are for transfers, all the rest of the days are full day birding trips by boat. You’ll have boat and guide only for your party.

The price of this tour is:

No of pers
4d/3n5d/4n6d/5n7d/6n
2-3890120015201900
4-567090010001160
6-75408309301100
8-94307708401050
+10410710790960
SINGLE +120140160180
Nights of accommodation
3456
Birding day trips
2345

Depending on the number of people and the number of days you want for your program, find the price per person in the table below:

Prices are in Euro, per person and include VAT.

The price include

  • Guide, English language
  • Accommodation a 3* guesthouse in Mila 23.
  • Full board.
  • Transfers from Tulcea to Mila 23 and back
  • Daily boat trips, full days including guide and gasoline
  • Safari car to Letea forest
  • Danube Delta visitation fee, imposed by ARBDD

Not included

  • Drinks
  • Any kind of insurance (travel, personal goods etc)

Airport transfers (optional)

No of pers1 to 34 to 7
Route(Sedan)(8+1 Van)
Bucharest – Tulcea150250
Constanta – Tulcea100125

Itinerary

Day 1: We will wait for you at Port Aval – Tulcea, at 16:00 (or an hour we agreed). You will travel to Mila 23 with a slow speed, on a very good route to see birds. It will be you first 2-3 hours session of birding in the Danube Delta.

Check in at the guest house, then hold a short technical meeting where the guide will inform you about the next day route, Danube Delta peculiarities and birdwatching, boating rules and behavior in a natural reserve.

In the evening the host will delight you with a traditional dinner, based on fresh fish.

Days 2-6 – The daily trips into the Danube Delta will begin early in the morning, before sunrise, to catch the birds that begin to feed. After the sunrise, you will return to the guesthouse for breakfast. After breakfast, you will go out on the water again, for another session. You will start looking for birds around Mila 23 village on short sessions, up to Letea or Sfantu Gheorghe Villages, over 60 km away from Mila23 on long tours (full days tours). You will travel to different places in Danube Delta, the routes being decided on a day to day basis, depending on weather conditions, water level and fresh information that we have from the field.

After you’ll see the last birds in the dusk, you will come back. At the guesthouse, where you’ll taste a traditional fisherman’s dinner.

The guide will search for the stars of these places: Pelicans, both the White and the rare Dalmatians. Of course, you will see also Little and White Egrets, Gray, Purple, Yellow, or Night Heron, the agile Kingfisher, the majestic White-tailed Eagle, noisy Coots, Godwits, Spoonbills, Ibises, Ruffs, Stilts and others.

Of course mammals will be also under spot: otters, wild boars, roe deer, muskrats or the beautiful raccoon dog.

Day 7: After a relaxed breakfast (8:30 am), this time without sunrise session, you will have the transfer back to Tulcea, but now, in the morning, you will have the best light for this route.

* If you choose the transfer from/to the airport with us, we can make a route with several stops in interesting places where we also see several species of birds (if you have enough time).

Accommodation in Danube Delta, Mila 23

You will be checked in at a three star guesthouse, in Mila 23 village, in double rooms, each with its own bathroom, television, air conditioner and central heating.

Meals

Usually, you’ll eat in the accommodation saloon or in our partners from other villages (lunch), every lunch and dinner is a local food experience.

Some breakfasts and lunches will be packed (according to the route of the day)

The boat

You’ll go for this birdwatching tour has been built specifically for this activity. The boat is very stable, it has a lot of room, equipped with benches with backrests and pillows.

All tourists will be sitting on the benches facing the direction of travel, with a very high freedom of movement and the field of view unobstructed.

Birdwatching tours

The most important for us, when we draw the route, is to know your target birds list. Please see the Birds list of Dobruja and the Danube Delta and tell us your targets.

Please have on you:

  • Binoculars
  • Raincoat
  • Insects repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Season appropriate clothing, long robes are mandatory, trousers, shirt and a sun hat or you will get a sun burn. Clothing with colors close to nature are recommended; red, white, yellow and blue are to be avoided
  • Trekking shoes, especially for the tours to Letea or Sulina
  • Sunglasses

Our strengths:

  • Team of guides with experience in this domain 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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