Birdwatching Tour to the Danube Delta - PRIVATE

Enjoy the birds paradise
+360 species of birds
A very customizable tour
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Danube Delta is rightly called the paradise of birds (and birders) in Europe, as you know, over 460 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.

You have included: specialized birding guide; boat tours for birding, from a boat built for this activity; accommodation, full board; transfers on water, from Tulcea to Mila23 and back.

The price of this tour is:

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120002500300035004000
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66007008009001000
Single supplement100120150170190
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Prices are in Euro, per person and include VAT.

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

The price include

  • Professional Birding Guide, English language
  • Accommodation at local guesthouse in Mila 23 (en-suite bathroom).
  • Full board.
  • Transfers from Tulcea to Mila 23 and back
  • Daily boat trips, including guide and gasoline
  • Safari car to Letea forest
  • Danube Delta visitor fee

Not included

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

Airport transfers (optional)

  • Bucharest (including Airport) transfers – 300 euro/car/one way for 1-6 persons;
  • Constanta (including Airport) transfers – 200 euro/car/one way for 1-6 persons.

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 see the birds that begin to feed. This session is aroung 4-5 hours then 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 Caraorman 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 local 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 a 360 degrees field of view.

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 Caraorman
  • Sunglasses

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.

Booking

Bookings are based on 30% deposit. You can pay by card, bank transfer, Revolut or PayPal.

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.

More then 90 days before the program you can postpone the trip (you will receive a voucher available 2 years). Less then 90 days before the trip, the deposit is not refundable.

Contact

Email: contact@birdinginromania.com

Phone: (Voice, SMS, WatsApp): +40 757 894 456  |  +40 749 120 009

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