Birdwatching to Dobrudja and the Danube Delta 7d/6n - Shared Tour 2020


It is a tour for birders willing to see as many birds species as possible, in the most famous birding areas in Romania: Dobrudja and the Danube Delta.

It is one of our most requested program, due to the well designed routes every day and the high comfort of the tour. You will have only 2 accommodations (one on mainland, one into the Danube Delta) so will not be necessary to carry all your baggage every day.

The tour description:

The tour it’s starting in Bucharest Henri Coanda Airport (BUH). Meeting time is 15:00 so please be sure you can arrive before this time. If you are already in Bucharest, we can pick you up from the entrance on the A2 highway (we will send you a GPS point).

The tour is ending also in Bucharest Airport, also at 15:00 so please book your departure flights later than 17:00 on Day 7.

The day tours takes all day. We depart in the morning (early) and end in the evening. We will show you the best places for birding, along with spectacular landscapes af this area.

We do this tour with up to 6 persons (6 clients + guide).

Expected birds:

Depending by the season, in Dobrudja and the Danube Delta, you can see different species of birds. Please download the list to see what to expect on your arrival from here: Birds list of Dobruja and the Danube Delta.

The tour cover almost all kind of habitats in Dobrudja and the Danube Delta, the list of birds expected here is +150 species and we will try to show you why this area is so famous, with large numbers of birds of common species along with rare and very rare species.

The price of this tour is:

1.300 euro/person

The price is per person (accommodation in a double room), per tour, it is expressed in euro (EUR) and inclusive VAT.

200 euro/pers/tour single supplement

The tour dates:

We have 3 tours available for 2020 season, one for each important event of the year.

The tours are with Guaranteed departure!

14 Sep - 20 Sep
Fully booked

The price includes:

  • ENGLISH guidance (guide member of APGDD)
  • Accommodation for 6 nights at three star local guesthouses, in double room
  • 3 meals per day, as described in the program.
  • Transfers by boat from Tulcea to Mila 23 and back
  • Transfers by car from Bucharest Airport to Dobrudja and back
  • Two and a half days of boat trips on the Danube Delta, including guide, boat and gasoline
  • Two and half days of car trips on Dobruja, including, car, fuel and driver
  • Bottled water
  • Danube Delta visitation fee, imposed by ARBDD

Not included:

  • Beverages, other than water
  • Insurance of any kind (travel, goods, etc.)
  • Any other element not detailed in the program.


Day 1: At 15:00 meeting in Bucharest Airport (we will send you the place very detailed). At 15:30 we depart from the Airport and head to Dobrudja. In Dobrudja, after we leave the highway, we will stop in some good places to see the first birds. Accommodation will be in Dobrudja, for the first 3 nights. They we will wait for us with a good dinner.

Day 2: Early in the morning, we depart for the first day birding trip, on this day we will have some sessions of walk into the forests or on the mountains (easy trails) so please ware comfortable trekking shoes.

We will have the breakfast (to go) and we will eat in a nice place, searching also for some birds. The lunch will be in a local restaurant and for dinner we will return at the guesthouse.

Day 3: Today we head to South, to the sea shore and we stop from place to place (good places!) to scan the shores for all kind of birds. It will be a very LONG day.

Here are 2 of the best birding places in the area so we will push to see both, even if will be very tiring, for sure it will worth.

For the meals, the program will be the same as for Day 2.

Day 4: This is a special day, we will have half on dry land, half on water. We will see a special area, with salty lakes and other nice places. At lunch time we will head to Tulcea, have the lunch and go to the boat for the transfer to Mila23, the next part of our program. From now, we will be only on the boat for trips.

The transfer takes about 4 hours (we are not in a hurry), we do the transfer at very low speed, searching for birds. Our route cross very nice areas, with many birds. In the evening we will be in Mila23, in the middle of the Danube Delta, here will be your accommodation for the next 3 nights. They will wait for us with a traditional diner based on fish.

Day 5: We will have 2 tours today. First starts one hour before sunrise and we come back to the guesthouse at noon for lunch and some rest time, then we will take another tour, in the evening. Today is the PELICANS AND WATER BIRDS DAY. 

Breakfast is to go, lunch and dinner will be at the guesthouse.

Day 6: Today we will have a longer tour. We start very early, before sunrise and slowly head to Letea, in the North of the Danube Delta, over the North Lakes where usualy we find a lot of Pelicans and Pallas’s Gulls. In Letea we will have the lunch and we will search for birds in a different habitat then before.

This is a BIRDS DAY, all kind of birds will be in our way because we will cross marshlands, sandy canal, shallow lakes, stretches of waterlilies, small canals and large canals. We will be back in Mila23 late in the evening.

Day 7: After a relaxed breakfast (7:00 a.m.), this time without sunrise session, we will head back our way to Tulcea (8:00 a.m.), but now, in the morning, we will have the best light for this route. Around 10:30 a.m. we will be in Tulcea and have the transfer, by car, to Bucharest Airport. At 15:00 we drop you of to the Airport and end our tour.

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