This Eastern part of Romania, Dobruja, including also Danube Delta, is the reachest place in BIRDS you can see. More then 400 species of birds can be seen here during a year.
Dobruja, this mystical land, has varius kinds of landforms and habitats. From North to South, we have river (the Danube, the North border of Dobruja), old mountains (Macin Mountains), hils and plains, cultivated or wild steppe, forests and meadows. From West to East we have again Danube (also part of the Western border of Dobruja) to Black Sea and Danube Delta. Imagine the multitude of habitats you can find here, the many species of birds and other animals or plants.
Our tours take place in both countries which share Dobruja: Romania and Bulgaria. We have the best team of GUIDES, specialized on this area, all of them very good birdwatchers.
This is a birdwatching tour for turists who desire a private trip, with guide only for them. This offer is including accommodation in a very nice 3* resort, all meals, guide and car for trips for all days.
Birdwatching tour in Dobruja 7 days / 6 nights (or less)
This offer is for small, exclusive groups, where all attention of the guide is directed toward max 6 people and the program can always be adjusted to suit the participants. The program is not standard, depending on weather, natural conditions, water levels or other factors that make the birds to migrate from one place to another, depending on customer preferences, we can always modify the program and explore any part of the Dobruja.
- The best team of guides in Danube Delta, with 14 years of experience in this field
- We are on the water at the best time
- We have boats built for tours, stable and close to the water
- We are always in Danube Delta, we have new information daily, where the birds and animals are
- Very good conditions for accommodation and meals
The price of this tour is:
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:
3 nights accommodation
2 days tours
4 nights accommodation
3 days tours
5 nights accommodation
4 days tours
6 nights accommodation
5 days tours
Prices are in Euro, per person and include VAT. For groups of 1,3 or 5 persons, a single is included in the price.
The package includes:
- Guide, ENGLISH language
- Accommodation (no of nights accordingly to your option) at a 3* pension or hotel. You will get 3 meals a day, starting with dinner on the first day and ending with breakfast on the last day. Drinks are not included.
- Birdwatching Day Trips (aacordingly to the packageyou choose)
- Guide, specializen on birdwatching
- Any kind of insurance (travel, personal goods)
We can do the transfers from Bucharest or Constanta (also Airports) to Tulcea and back.
|Route||No of persons|
|1 - 3 (Sedan)||4 - 6 (minivan)|
|Bucharest - Tulcea||200||300|
|Constanta - Tulcea||100||125|
The price is in EURO, per ONE WAY, per CAR (NOT per person).
* NOT included in the package price!
** For other places of pick up, please request a price.
Obviously the final program will be made according to the wishes / needs of participants but the proposal looks like this:
The program is as follows (example of a 7 days/6 nights tour):
Day 1 - We meet in Tulcea and we accommodate in a good hotel of 3 ***. In the evening we keep a technical meeting and discuss next day's program.
Day 2 - At 6:00 am, after a coffee, depart for Northern Dobruja, Macin Mountains. Climb (lite hiking) the most spectacular area of Macin Mountains, admiring the beautiful countryside and birds of the season. Macin Mountains can provide an unique experience. Then go to other areas in Macin and show you the beauty of places and fauna. We do not offer a very detailed route because we want to take you through "pathless" palces and want to remain like this :-).
Lunch we have packed and in the evening we return to the hotel where we draw conclusions on what we saw that day and eat a good dinner.
Day 3 - We leave again (like every day) to 6:00 am, for Histria and Enisala fortresses. On the way we stop in places that we know for good spots for birds.
Day 4 - Today we go to see a very special places, Dobruja Gorges. We have much to tell you about these places, we have much to show you and (especially) we stop in some places where we'll see birds.
Day 5 - Early in the morning we go to Bulgaria, to the Black Sea shore, we want to show you Shags (we know some really good spots) and other birds on the seashore. We go to see Cape Kaliakra and sleep in Varna. in the evening we'll visit also Varna City, it's worth.
Day 6 - Today we go around Varna lake, looking for birds and beautiful places then we head to Dobrich where we see other interesting places and sleep also in Dobrich.
Day 7 - After breakfast we go to Romania. Around 9:00 to 10:00 and we are in Constanta and 12:00 to 1:00 we are back in Tulcea. If you come by car, we bring you back in Tulcea. If you come by public transport, we can let you in Constanta, if you have a better connection back home. If you want us to pick you up and / or return in another location, please request a price for this (you have contact data below).
* If you choose the transfer from the airport with us, we can make a route with several stops in interesting places where we also see several species of birds.
What can we see in Dobruja – please read the post on our blog, about what you can see in Dobruja, depending on season.
We accommodate you in 3*** facilities, in double rooms. We collaborate with the best hotels in places that we go through and we know exactly where to accommodate to be in compliance with our program.
Breakfast and dinners are in the restaurant and we will take packed lunch.
We use for these tours are 8 places minibuses that we take up to 6 tourists (+ driver and guide). The cars are very well maintained, properly equipped for the winter season and are drive by experienced drivers, which look and smell normal :-).
We have the best team of guides in the area. The guides are knowledgeable of these areas, know exactly what and where to look. Will give you all the information you need, both about birds and about the places we go.
The most important for us, when we draw the route, is to know your birds wish list. Please see the birds check list of Dobruja and the Danube Delta and tell us the species you want to see prioritary. Please download the list from here: Birds list of Dobruja and the Danube Delta.
Our birdwatching tours are beginning early in the morning (if you like to wake up early) and ends at sunset, are done at low speed, our target is to show you as many species of birds as we can BUT will not make a race from this reason. We like to show everything in a comfortable speed, we let you time to see this birds, to do your observations.
On every season we know were to search for birds, especially if you have some priorities.
Please have with you:
- Birding equipment as binoculars (we’ll bring a good scope)
- Ointments or creams against insects (in summer)
- 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
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: +40 757 894 456
Bookings are made on the basis of a deposit of 20% of the package price. The price difference will be paid to the hostel on arrival.
Before booking please read the terms and conditions, request a booking implies acceptance of terms and conditions.
Private program = you'll have boat and guide only for your group, we'll NOT include you in a larger group.
Birdwatching Tour in Dobruja - for small, PRIVATE groups
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