Wildlife Photo Tour to the Danube Delta, 4d/3n - SHARED 2020

Shared Wildlife Photo Tour
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  • Group Type: Shared
  • Duration: 4d/3n
  • Availability: April - October
  • Max Group: 4 pers
  • Age: +12
  • Start / End: Tulcea (Port Aval)
  • Language: English (live guide)
  • Level: Easy

Shared wildlife photo tour to the Danube Delta, 4 days / 3 nights with 2 full days of photo tours. Led by our photographer guide. You’ll shoot from boat and from mobile hides.

We’re going with up to 4 people on a boat that has 4 double bench seat (one person per line of seats) and a camouflage system. This way you have space to shoot in both directions, you can open a tripod on hide sessions.

Data for this program in 2020 are:

DateAvailable places
April 23-264
May 18-210
June 8-114
July 6-94
August 17-204
September 17-204
October 1-44

*If you are minimum 2 photographers and you want this tour at another date, please write to us (at least a month in advance), we’ll publish the tour an we join another photographer to make a group.

The price of this tour is:

500 euro/pers

100 euro/pers/program single supplement

The price is PER PERSON, in double room.

Included in the price

  • Guide, ENGLISH language
  • Accommodation (3 nights) at 3* local guesthouse in Mila23, in double rooms with bathroom en suite
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner; dinner on Day1; breakfast and dinner on Day2 and Day3; breakfast on Day4)
  • Transfers by boat from Tulcea to Mila 23 and back
  • Boat (2 full days, including guide and gasoline)
  • Danube Delta visitor fee, imposed by ARBDD

Excluded from price

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Insurances of any kind

Optional features:

  • Single supplement  100 euro/room/program

Airport transfer

We can do the transfers from Bucharest Airport to Tulcea

  • 1-3 persons – 150 euro/one way/car (normal car)
  • 4-7 persons – 250 euro/one way/car (8 places bus)

* NOT included in the package price!

The program is as follows:

Day 1: Departure time from Tulcea, from Port Aval – Tulcea, is at 16:00. We wait for you half an hour before this time, in order to fix payments and/or other details. You will travel to Mila 23 and check in at the guesthouse. The transfer takes 2-2,5 hours. During the transfer, the guide will have enough time to inform you about the route, Danube Delta peculiarities, nature photography, rules on boat, behavior in a natural reserve and the program for next two days. Get your camera ready, the transfer is through very interesting area, where a lot of birds are.

In the evening, the host will wait for you with a traditional dinner (if you have food issues, please let us know at the booking)

Days 2-3: Your trip into the Danube Delta will begin early in the morning, before sunrise, to catch its magic light and birds that begin to feed. The morning tour takes about 5-6 hours and you’ll have the breakfast to go. After the morning session, you will return to the guesthouse for some rest. 4 hours before sunset, you’ll start for the evening session. The guide will take you around Mila 23 village in search of photographic subjects. The trip will be planned according to water level and current information about flocks of birds in the area. 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 we have from the field. After taking your last shots in the dusk, you’ll come back to the accommodation. Don’t forget to download your photos and recharge your batteries!

In the morning and evening light, you’ll have also hide photo sessions. From the covered boat with camouflage nets or from mobile hides (depending by the season, water level etc).

Target are all birds and mammals of the Danube Delta and the guide will insist on the subjects you request.

Breakfast (included) is packed and you’ll eat it on the boat. Lunch is optional (you can order it to the guesthouse). Dinner (included) is at the guesthouse.

Day 4: After a relaxed breakfast (8:30 am), this time without sunrise session, you will have the transfer back to Tulcea. Around 12:00-12:30 you’ll be back to Tulcea and end our tour.

Please have on you:

  • Photo equipment; we recommend a minimum of 300mm lens (possibly a converter too), plus other smaller lens for landscapes or macro shots
  • Plenty of storage space for your photos
  • Spare batteries
  • Special backpack for you photo equipment (waterproof or rain covered )
  • Tripod
  • Raincoat
  • Insects repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Season appropriate clothing, with colors close to nature are recommended; red, white, yellow and blue are to be avoided
  • 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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