SHARED Guided Day Trip to the Danube Delta, Tulcea - Caraorman - 2020

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  • Shared
  • 9:00
  • 9-10h
  • May-September
  • 10 pers
  • +5
  • Tulcea (Port - Aval)
  • English
  • Easy

On a route that is at least spectacular you will discover together with our team of guides the fisherman village and the subtropical Caraorman forest.

Join a GROUP of up to 10 persons for a day trip in the Danube Delta, with departure from Tulcea towards the Caraorman Village.

Time schedule

8:45 a.m. – Meeting at the boarding point | 9:00 a.m. – Departure from Tulcea (by boat) | approx. 6:00 p.m. – Return to the boarding point in Tulcea

Meeting and boarding

For this trip, we start from Port Tulcea Aval, at 8:00 a.m. For finalizing the payments (if any) and the communication regarding the boat with which you will go to Caraorman, we are waiting for you at 8:45 a.m.

The trip lasts around 9-10 hours.

The route starts with one of the most beautiful areas of the Danube Delta, Garla Sontea, we descend on channel 36, Garla Sireasa, inferior Garla Sontea, until we reach the Mila23 village where we make a short stop, for coffee or going to the toilet.

Then we set off towards Caraorman on the Old Danube, Long canal, Litcov canal and then on Caraorman canal to the village with the same name.

From the pontoon in Caraorman, we are taken by car with which we will go to Caraorman Forest. Similarly to Letea forest, it has a subtropical flora and a rich fauna (forest birds, jackals, roe deer and feral horses). After about an hour visit of the forest and the sand dunes, we return to the village for lunch (optional) at a haholi household (Ukrainian).

After lunch, the sandy areas beautifully bordered by traditional houses, will guide us on the way to the boat (leisurely walk, approx. 20 minutes). The return trip is on a slightly different route but as the Danube Delta is breath-taking, let’s see if you will recognize it again.

We arrive at the boarding point in Tulcea at around 6:00 P.M.

Visiting Caraorman Forest: You will go by an off-road car or tractor with trailer. You go by car or tractor through the forest, on the authorized route.

*Depending on the season, the water level and the weather conditions, the guide will decide which is the best route to follow.

The price of this trip is:

EURO 55 /person

The price is per person, it is expressed in euro (EUR) and includes VAT.

This program is carried out with at least 4 subscribed persons.

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Trip day : unselected
(click on calendar to select trip day):


Click on “Booking request” and fill up the form if you want to pay by bank transfer. OR

Click on “Pay online” (recommended), make the payment and you’ll receive the confirmation immediately.

The price includes

  • 1 seat in the boat for the Tulcea – Caraorman – Tulcea trip.
  • 1 seat in the safari car
  • ENGLISH guidance (guide member of APGDD)
  • Printed map “Danube Delta”
  • Bottled water
  • Fees for visiting the Danube Delta imposed by the authorities (ARBDD)

The price does NOT include

  • Beverages, other than water at lunch
  • Lunch in Caraorman Village, in local household – Euro 14/pers. The booking will be made on the morning of departure, at the boarding point. Lunch payment is made directly to the local household, cash in RON or EURO.
  • Insurance of any kind (of travel, goods etc.)

Children policy

  • The minimum age for participating in this trip is 5 years old (children born since 2015)
  • Children pay the full amount, regardless of their age (1 place in the boat)
     

Bookings are based on the full payment of the program.

Booking request form

Please select the date from calendar and click on BOOKING REQUEST button and fill up the form. Our agents will process the request and answer to you (usually in less then 24h). Please check also the SPAM folder for our email.

Pay online

Select the date from calendar and click on PAY ONLINE button, pay by card, through EuPlatesc (iPay) system and you’ll receive the confirmation immediately.

Bookings

Request a booking implies acceptance of the terms and conditions.

Payments can be done by bank transfer, PayPal or any kind of Card, through EuPlatesc (iPay) system.

Cancellation Policy:

  • With more than 60 days before tour, half of the payment amount will be refund
  • Less than 60 days before tour, the payment is not refundable

Meeting and boarding

The departure for this trip is made from Port Tulcea Aval. After you pass the barriers from the entrance to the port, 200 meters away, there is the pontoon where is written “DEBARCADER PASAGERI” (“PASSENGERS’ WHARF). You can find us on the pontoon in the Souvenir Shop.

To complete the payments (if any) and the communication regarding the boat you will be traveling with, we are waiting for you with 15 minutes before the departure time. The boarding will be done according to the instructions of our staff. You will be called out and you will be indicated the boat you are going with. Please do NOT board the first boat you find at the pontoon, as several companies board from this place and you risk getting to another location.

Car parking

  • Personal cars can be parked in Tulcea, right in the yard of Port Aval, in a private, guarded parking.
  • The cost of parking is Euro 5/day/car (parking price is NOT included in the trip price and it is informative, as it can be modified by the port administration, without notice).
  • For parking spaces no bookings are made and the number of spaces is limited.

Being a SHARED program, this means the whole group goes with the same car / boat, at the same hours (hours detailed in the program). Please be on board at scheduled time for both.

Your failure to board, at the appointed time, means losing the day / stage of the trip. In this case, the cost of the trip or transfer is not refundable and we do not have the obligation to offer another boat / car.

This trip is done with an OPEN BOAT

With no roof, tarpaulin or windows. The boat looks like in the photos on the website. The speed for our trips is low/medium, our boats are NOT speed boats. These are boats manufactured by the largest Romanian manufacturer of boats, according to our concept.

All our boats has upholstered bench and backrests for a maxim comfort.

Every person on the boat will receive a life jacket, mandatory to wear it during the boat trip.

We want to show you the beauties of the Danube Delta, to see birds in flight and flocks of pelicans soaring.

Trips in the Danube Delta

What we see – All the time we will try to learn something about the places we travel through, about the birds and the flora of the Danube Delta. Each season has its beauty, each area of the Delta has something particular that we will help you understand in order for you to see what makes the Danube Delta so special.

Travel speed – Our travel speed is low, we are specialized in slow trips, intended for visiting the Danube Delta.

Spring in the Danube Delta  |  Summer in the Danube Delta  |  Autumn in the Danube Delta

Personal equipment

  • Long pants and blouses with long sleeves to protect you from the sun
  • Sun hat (not cap)
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket
  • Raincoat
  • Hiking shoes

Please take these recommendations very seriously, the weather in the Danube Delta can be very capricious and you may suffer if you are not well protected.

Equipment in the Danube Delta (click on the link) – In order not to have surprises on the spot, read this article on our blog.

Email:

contact@discoverdanubedelta.com

Phone: (Voice, SMS, WatsApp):

+40 749 120 009

+40 759 120 009

* For bookings or requests, we always prefer to communicate by email. Thank you!

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