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Discovering the Danube Delta Tour - A Bird Paradise

Tour ID: 1001
Tour Theme: Active, Adventure and Wildlife Tours
Regions: Danube Delta
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
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Introduction:

Discovering the Danube Delta On this tour package you will discover the best of the Danube Delta's bird watching. Your specialist tour guide will take you through some of Romania's most protected areas. The delta of the Danube River represents one of the last natural paradises in Europe, a network of channels, lakes, and lushly vegetated forests. It is home to a fascinating mix of cultures and peopleâ�and a huge diversity of birds, presided over by the greatest of them all, the pelican.


Tulcea the gateway to the Danube Delta
After a transfer from Bucharest you will be introduced to the town of Tulcea (known as Aegyssus in ancient times) a gateway to the Danube Delta, offering many attractions, among them four museums devoted to art, archaeology, ethnography, and natural history.



During the next 7 days you will be taken on a tour by your specialist tour guide through the Danube's most amazing sceneries with many opportunities for bird watching. Tour highlights include; Batag Monastery, a beautiful monastery built in the middle of the water, in a wild placeMila 23 an interesting fisherman village, situated in the middle of the Danube Delta. Usually in the morning pelicans can be seen just meters away from the houses. Batag Monastery, a beautiful monastery built in the middle of the water, in a wild place. Trekking through the Macin Mountains, the oldest mountains of Europe. Beautiful landscapes, amazing scenery, very rare plants and birds (eg. Oenanthe pleschanka). And Histria, hosting an important number of bird species, especially pratincole, pelicans, ducks, bird of prey, etc.



Accommodations are in charming family run guest houses and pensions offering a warm and personal comfort. Enjoy traditional Romanian meals that will satisfy tour taste buds in every way. This amazing bird watching experience is one not to be missed!

 

Discover the Birds of the Danube!!!


 

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1:
ROUTING: BUCHAREST - TULCEA
- Your English-Speaking driver/guide will pick you up from the Airport or hotel in Bucharest and transfer you to Tulcea
- Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner and an orientation to get to know each other
- Overnight in Crisan village
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 2:
ROUTING: TULCEA - DANUBE DELTA - LITCOV CANAL - CRISAN CANAL
- During our time on the canal you will have the opportunity for some great bird watching, such birds as king fisher, purple heron, squacco heron, night heron, roller, little and great egrets, hoopoo, and pelicans
- Arrival to Crisan village, situated along the Danube, "A Bird Paradise"
- Breakfast in hotel in Tulcea, lunch on board boat, dinner in guesthouse.
- Overnight in Crisan village
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 3:
ROUTING: CRISAN CANAL - CARAORMAN VILLAGE - CROSSING LAKE PUIU - LAKE PUIULET - LAKE ROSU - LAKE ROSULET - SULINA
- Prepare your eyes for a huge day of bird watching!
- Sulina is situated to 5km from the Danube, tonight you will be staying in a very old house where a very know Romanian writer lived: Jean Bart
- Sulina is a romantic old town, Sites to see include; the Turkish light tower, and the international cemetery
- During the trip we will cross the biggest of the Danube Delta lakes. Bird species include herons, grey head woodpecker, little bittern, dalmatian pelicans, white pelicans, terns
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 4:
ROUTING: SULINA - MILA 23 VILLAGE
- This day offers a very interesting itinerary, crossing lakes, channels, the Danube, and floating islands.
- Accommodation in Mila 23, a fishing village located in the wildest area of the Danube Delta. Mila 23 is a interesting fisherman village, situated in the middle of the Danube Delta. Usually in the morning pelicans can been seen just meters away from the houses...
- A good day to see glossy ibis, spoonbills, pelicans, rollers, white tailed eagle and more different species of birds as red footed falcon or black woodpeacker.
- Accommodation in a very nice guest house, the family offers a great meal.
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 5:
ROUTING: MILA 23 - LOPATNA CANAL - HERACLE CANAL - BATAG MONASTERY - BABINA LAKE - MILA 23
- Today we will see Batag Monastery, a beautiful monastery built in the middle of the water, in a wild place.
- The monastery of Batag was built 10 years before, is situated in a very wild place, between two villages. On the way to the monastery we will have a chance to see flocks of rollers, all herons, birds of prey, pelican in very big groups.
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 6:>
ROUTING: MILA 23 - OLGUTZA CANAL -SONTEA CANAL - SIREASA CANAL - FORTUNA LAKE - BACLANESTI LAKE - NEBUNU LAKE -TULCEA
- A huge day for birdwatching and breathtaking landscapes!
- Return to Tulcea passing some of the best landscapes of the area, beautiful lakes, an abundance of birds, this day is one of the best highlights of the trip.
- Pelicans, falcons, herons, grebes, all birds will be in a great number
- Afternoon free for shopping and visit the town.
- Dinner in TRIDENT restaurant, our official restaurant, the best in Tulcea.
ACCOMMODATION: INSULA PENSION 3*
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Day 7:
ROUTING: TULCEA - MACIN MOUNTAINS - TULCEA
- Macin are the oldest mountains of Europe. Beautiful landscapes, amazing scenery, very rare plants and birds (eg. Oenanthe pleschanka). Enjoy a full day walking these trails with many opportunities for bird watching
- Picnic Lunch
- Accommodation in Tulcea.
ACCOMMODATION: INSULA PENSION 3*
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Day 8:
ROUTING: TULCEA â“ VADU - HISTRIA - BATAG
- One of the most important day for bird watching.
- Histria hosts an important number of bird species, especially pratincole, pelicans, ducks, bird of prey, etc.
- Accommodation in Babadag, in a very nice guest house, situated in Babadag forest.
ACCOMMODATION: GUEST HOUSE
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Day 9:
ROUTING: BATAG - BUCHAREST
- Transfer to Bucharest airport and the end of your great bird watching and culture visit of Romania's Great Danube Delta
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Prices, Dates & What's Included:

Prices available upon request...
 

The Tour Includes:
- 7 nights accommodation charming guest houses and pensions
- (B, L, D) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily
- English-Speaking driver/guide specializing in Romanian nature and bird watching for the duration of the tour
- Transportation

Not Included:
- Airfare
- Alcoholic drinks
- Entrance fees to museums
- Gratuities
- Extra charges of hotel, eg. Laundry, telephone or fax charges, room service, etc..
- Insurance


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