This is our exclusive SMALL GROUP Birdwatching tour to the Danube Delta, a 5d/4n program, with 3 full days of guided birding on the best spots of the Danube Delta. A day on lakes, for waterbirds, a day to Letea for water/forest/saltwater birds and a day to Caraorman for shore/freshwater birds. All the program together with one of the best guides in Danube Delta. We are doing this tour with max 8 pers on the group.
You have included: Transfers on water from Tulcea to Mila23 and back, 4 nights of accommodation in a premium 3* pension in Mila23 Village, right in the middle of the Danube Delta, half board (breakfsts and dinners), a very good professional birwatching guide, 3 days boat tours dedicated to birds, starting at sunrise.
- The best team of guides in the Danube Delta, with 14 years of experience in this field, members of the Danube Delta Professional Guides Association.
- Very good conditions for accommodation and meals.
- Original programs, created and developed by us, in very good logistic conditions.
- Programs with fixed price (no hidden charges)
- We have boats built specifically for tourism, stable and secure.
- We are constantly in the Danube Delta, we know that changes every day, where birds and animals are.
Datas this program in 2019 are:
|Group code||Period||No of places||Accommodation/Price|
|Fisherman’s House||Vanessa House||Dalmatian Pelican||Alexandru & Alexandra|
The column called PLACES refers to the number of available places in that period. EX: If you see 6 displayed, it means there are 6 places available, if 0 is displayed, it means there are no more places.
The PRICE column defines the price for each period. The price is per person and is expressed in euro (EUR), per persons.
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Included in this price:
- Accommodation at 3*pension, in double room, for 4 nights
- Half board (dinner on the first day, brakfast and dinner for days 2, 3 and 4, breakfast on day 5)
- 3 guided day trips by boat, for birding, starting at sunrise
- The transfers on water from Tulcea to Mila23 and back
- All necessary taxes, enforced by the local authorities (ARBDD)
- Single supplement for Fisherman’s House – 100 euro/room/program
- Single supplement for Vanessa House – 80 euro/room/program
- Single supplement for Dalmatian Pelican and Alexandru&Alexandra – 75 euro/room/program
- Lunch meal – it cost 14 euro/pers on each guesthouse or to Letea Village (you pay directly, cash only, where you eat)
- Bucharest (including Airport) transfers – 150 euro/car/one way for 3 places car; 250 euro/car/one way for 7 places car.
- Binoculars and scopes rentals
- Waterproof cases for equipments and luggage
The price doesn't include:
- Insurances of any kind
Prices for children:
- Children up to 6 years are charged 25% of the package.
- Children 6-12 years pay 50% of the package
- Children over 12 years are included to adults.
- Responsibility of children's supervision during trips belong to parents
- All children will wear life jakets during boat trips.
Details for Danube Delta Birdwatching Tour 2019, 5d/4n, Mila 23
Day 1 – We will wait for you at Port Aval - Tulcea, at 16:00 hour, the cars can be parked in the Port yard, in a private parking, at a cost of 3 euro/day (the parking price is not included in the tour price).
From here we will take you to Mila 23 Village. We will travel by boat, through one of the most beautiful parts on Danube Delta, searching for birds all the way, until Mila 23 Village. Usually, the transfer takes 2-2,5 hours but, if we have many birds to see on the way, can take longer.
You will be checked-in on the resort you choose. In the evening we will prepare for you a traditional fish meal. After the meal we will discuss what we have planned for you next.
Day 2 – We start the morning trip, half hour before sunrise. We search for birds on lakes and chanels around Mila23 Village. We come back for breakfast about 8:00. After breakfast (8:30), we will go on a boat tour on the lakes (9:30). We will leave Mila 23 for the surrounding lakes on 2 tours, each about 4 hours long, one in the morning and one in the afternoon (last 4 hours of light). Depending on Danube water level and on updated information on where large groups of birds are feeding, we will pick the best route each day.
At 13:30 hours, we will return at the resort, to have our lunch, relax for a few moments, then with 4 hours before sunset, we will leave on a different route. When we get back (after sunset), we will have a traditional dinner, based on fresh fish.
*For groups of early April, 7-11 and 11-15, forst 2 days are with accommodation in Tulcea City and tours in Dobruja, for migrating birds. It is a fantastic time for this area, for migration. So, on Day 1 we are waiting for you at the hotel in Tulcea, and have short technical meeting, on Day 2 we start very early on the field, for birding (full day trip), on Day 3, we start again very early on another route, until noon, the come back to Tulcea and do the transfer to Mila23 and accommodate you for next 2 nights in Mila23, in the middle of the Delta, we’ll have one day and half for birding on the Delta.
Day 3 – Again, we’ll have the morning tour before sunrise and come back at 8:00. After breakfast (8:30), we will depart again on water (9:30). We will visit Letea Forest and Letea Village. On teh route to Letea we’ll cross many good places for birding, also the forest and the sand island are rich in birds, other the the previous day. We will travel to Letea Village by boat. From there, we will travel to Letea Forest by car. We will have lunch in a very beautiful local home where our hosts will cook us a great meal. Around 16:00 we’ll head back to Mila23, also on a nice route, to search for more birds. We’ll be at the accommodation before sunset.
In the evening we will have a traditional fish dinner.
Day 4 – Today is the last morning trip, to the sunrise, then go back at 8:00. After breakfast (8:30), we’ll go on a trip to Caraorman Village (9:30). We drive downstream on the Old Danube to Crisan, on Sulina chanel, to Caraorman Village, on the route we’ll see many places with birds, especially waders and water birds. We visit the most important sights, we take a stop to Birds Sanctuary and we take a walk on sand, to discover more birds.
In the evening we have prepared a traditional dinner fisherman.
Day 5 – Breakfast at 8:30 then at 9:30 we will head back to Tulcea, following the same route we took on day 1. We will reach Tulcea around 12:00, where we will end our trip and say our goodbyes.
*This is a PROPOSAL program. The order of the day trips will be decided based to the availabilities of our partners (ex: car to Letea forest). You’ll have all the trips described above but not necessarily in this order.
Danube Delta Accommodation, in Mila23
It is done in the guesthouse you choose. You can choose between the 4 guesthouses sold exclusively through our agency:
Fisherman’s House 3* - (click on the link for details and photos) - Premium accommodation from our portfolio. The house has 7 rooms with own bathroom, 3 rooms are with two beds and 4 matrimonial.
Vanessa House 3* - (click on the link for details and photos) - Premium Pension from our portfolio. The house has 8 rooms with own bathroom, 3 rooms are with two beds and 5 matrimonial.
Dalmatian Pelican 3* (click on the link for details and photos) - Pension for families with children, here with triple rooms. The house has 7 rooms with bathroom, 3 rooms are triple, 2 are with two beds and 2 are matrimonial.
Alexandru and Alexandra 3* (click on the link for details and photos) - Dining room dedicated to the mancakes :-). The house has 8 rooms with bathroom, 2 are triple (one double bed and one single bed), 4 are matrimonial and 2 are twin (2 single beds). The rooms are not very large but well equipped.
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.
Danube Delta Trips – useful details
Boat speed – Our traveling speed is slow, we are experts in low/medium speed trips, destined for sightseeing of the Danube Delta. Our boats cruising speed is around 10 km/h (6 Miles/h), we will stop at all local attractions, we will take pictures of fauna and flora, gaze at the beautiful sights.
Our boats – The boat we will use during our trips in Danube Delta is an open boat, with a full view of the nature around, equipped with benches with backrest and pillows for a high degree of comfort. The boat is also very stable and safe. Each and every person in the boat will receive a lifejacket. We designed this boats especially for tourism.
The guide – The guide is a professional birdwatcher from our team. All of them are locals, for this program we have guides speaking English at good level, they love Danube Delta, they know very well the birds and places.
What we’ll see – At all times we will try to teach you about the places we visit, about the birds and flora we encounter; we look for bird on different haitats, we search all the time to show as much as possible species of birds. Each time of the year has its own beauty and it leaves its mark on the Danube Delta in different ways. We will take you to see different parts on the Danube Delta and help you understand the seasonal changes its going through. Danube Delta has its special place in nature and we'll show you why.
- Trousers and long sleeve blouses
- Sun Hat (not baseball cap)
- Windproof jacket and a raincoat
Please take very seriously the equipment requirement. Weather in Danube Delta can be changeable, especially on the boat, you will feel uncomfortable if you are not well protected.
Tel: +40 763 869 400 | +40 749 120 009
This program is done with minimum 2 persons subscribed!
Bookings are done based on a deposit of 20% of the total price of the program you choose.
You can pay the deposit by:
- BANK TRANSFER;
- ONLINE, by card, using EuPlatesc (iPay) system
The price difference will be paid to arrival, in cash (RON or EUR) or by card (any currency) or any of the payment systems from above.
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GROUP Birdwatching Tour 5d/4n in Danube Delta - half board 2019
- Brand: Discover Danube Delta