Discover Danube Delta Tour 4d/3n - Lakes and Letea - 2020 SHARED​

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Our Discover Danube Delta original program, the best selling tourist package in the Danube Delta, since 2010 until today.

We, Discover Danube Delta travel agency, organize this tour, having our own fleet of boats, an enthusiastic team of local guides in collaboration with 4 guesthouses which are exclusively in our network.

The price includes: 3 nights of accommodation in one of the best 3* locations, in Mila 23, half board (breakfast and dinner included), water transfers, 2 full days of boat trips and the best guides in the Danube Delta.

The Fisherman’s House 3*  |   Vanessa 3*  |  The Dalmatian Pelican 3*   |   Alexandru & Alexandra 3*

4 days / 3 nights program with 2 days of trips included

  1. Trips on wild lakes and canals, 2 trips of 4 hours each, in the morning and in the evening.
  2. Trip to Letea, visiting Letea forest on the touristic route, lead by the guide.

Prices and availabilities for 2020 season:

Date
Fisherman's House
Vanessa
Alexandru and Alexandra
The Dalmatian Pelican
Places
Price
Places
Price
Places
Price
Places
Price
17 Apr - 20 Apr
550
450
400
400
20 Apr - 23 Apr
425
350
350
350
23 Apr - 26 Apr
425
350
350
350
27 Apr - 30 Apr
425
350
350
350
30 Apr - 3 May
450
450
400
400
4 May - 7 May
425
400
350
350
7 May - 10 May
Fully booked.
Fully booked.
Fully booked.
Fully booked.
11 May - 14 May
425
400
350
350
14 May - 17 May
425
Fully booked.
350
350
18 May - 21 May
Fully booked.
400
350
Fully booked.
21 May - 24 May
425
Fully booked.
350
350
25 May - 28 May
Fully booked.
Fully booked.
350
350
28 May - 31 May
Fully booked.
Fully booked.
350
Fully booked.
1 Jun - 4 Jun
425
400
350
350
4 Jun - 8 Jun
550
450
400
400
8 Jun - 11 Jun
450
400
350
350
11 Jun - 14 Jun
Fully booked.
400
350
350
15 Jun - 18 Jun
450
400
350
350
18 Jun - 21 Jun
450
400
350
350
22 Jun - 25 Jun
450
400
350
350
25 Jun - 28 Jun
450
400
350
350
29 Jun - 2 Jul
450
400
350
350
2 Jul - 5 Jul
450
400
350
350
6 Jul - 9 Jul
450
400
350
350
9 Jul - 12 Jul
450
400
350
350
13 Jul - 16 Jul
450
400
350
350
16 Jul - 19 Jul
450
400
350
350
20 Jul - 23 Jul
450
400
350
350
23 Jul - 26 Jul
450
400
350
350
27 Jul - 30 Jul
450
400
350
350
30 Jul - 2 Aug
450
400
350
350
3 Aug - 6 Aug
450
400
350
350
6 Aug - 9 Aug
450
400
350
350
10 Aug - 13 Aug
450
400
350
350
13 Aug - 17 Aug
550
450
400
400
17 Aug - 20 Aug
450
400
350
350
20 Aug - 23 Aug
450
400
350
350
24 Aug - 27 Aug
450
400
350
350
27 Aug - 30 Aug
450
400
350
350
31 Aug - 3 Sep
450
400
350
350
3 Sep - 6 Sep
450
400
350
350
7 Sep - 10 Sep
450
400
350
350
10 Sep - 13 Sep
450
400
350
350
14 Sep - 17 Sep
450
400
350
350
17 Sep - 20 Sep
450
400
350
350
21 Sep - 24 Sep
Fully booked.
400
350
350
24 Sep - 27 Sep
425
350
Fully booked.
350
28 Sep - 1 Oct
425
350
350
350
5 Oct - 8 Oct
425
350
350
350
8 Oct - 11 Oct
425
350
350
350

Prices in the table are expressed in euro (EUR), are per person, per tour and inclusive VAT.

The price includes:

  • Accommodation at the chosen guesthouse, in a double or single room (according to your request) for 3 nights
  • Half board (dinner on the first day, breakfast and dinner on days 2 and 3, breakfast on the last day)
  • 1 place on the boat trip on the lakes (one day, in 2 stages of 4 hours)
  • 1 place on the boat trip to Letea (one day)
  • 1 place on the safari car for visiting the Letea forest
  • ENGLISH guidance (guide member of APGDD)
  • Artistic program “Lipovan choir” (starting with 1st of May until 15th of September on the Wednesday and Saturday evenings)
  • Transfers by boat, Tulcea – Mila23 and return
  • Fees for visiting the Danube Delta

Optional:

  • Single supplement Euro 100 / person / stay at The Fisherman’s House
  • Single supplement Euro 90 / person / stay at Vanessa
  • Single supplement Euro 80 / person / stay at Alexandru & Alexandra
  • Single supplement Euro 80 / person / stay at The Dalmatian Pelican
  • Sunrise trip – Euro 25/ pers

The price does NOT include:

  • Beverages, other than water at the meals
  • Lunch – Euro 17 / pers at The Fisherman’s House
  • Lunch – Euro 14 / pers, at the guesthouses Vanessa, The Dalmatian Pelican, Alexandru & Alexandra as well as at Letea household (paid directly at the place where you have lunch)
  • Insurance of any kind (travel, goods, etc.)

Children policy:

  • Children aged between 5-12 years pay 75% of the price of the package
  • Children over 12 years are considerated adults and will be charged with the full ammount for the package
  • The supervision of the children throughout the stay will be exclusively the responsibility of the parents.

* The minimum age to join in this program is 5 years old (children born since 2015). Do not forget that the trips are long, the trip to Letea lasts the full day, we travel by boat, with a safari car and on foot. It can be too much for a small child, especially in the summer when it is very hot.

Itinerary:

Meeting and boarding

The departure for this holiday is from Port Tulcea Aval.  In order to complete the payments (if any) and to communicate regarding the boat with which you will go to Mila23, we will be waiting for you at our boarding point, at 15:30.

Transfer and accommodation at the guesthouse

We will go to Mila23 on one of the most beautiful routes in the Danube Delta, we will cross Canal 36, Garla Sireasa, Garla Sontea, Canal Olguta, Old Danube – Mila23 village. The transfer lasts about 2 hours.
Our guide will lead you to the pontoon of the guesthouse you will be staying in (the guesthouse chosen by you for this program). In the guesthouse you will be awaited by the house staff, who will hand you the key of the allocated room (according to the voucher).

In the evening, the host will await you with a delicious dinner.

The Trip to Sunset

The meeting will be at 20:00 and the trip lasts approximately 2h, depending on the sunset time on each season.

The boarding for the trips is made from the pontoon of the guesthouse where you are staying (the same one you disembarked before). Please come at the pontoon 10 minutes before the departure hour, to have enough time for boarding.

Trips on the lakes

We go on 2 trips of about 4 hours each, one in the morning and one in the evening. Depending on the Danube water level as well as the fresh information we have about where large groups of birds feed on the lakes near by Mila23 village, we will choose the best route every day.

If you would like to have the lunch, inform the guesthouse’s staff at breakfast in the morning. Also, for the lunch at Letea (for the next day), please inform the guide in this evening.

The trip to Sunrise (optional)

The evening before the trip, the guide will inform you of the departure time for this trip. Depending on the month of your holiday, the sunrise time differs. The trip lasts about 2 hours. Considering that in the morning the weather is colder than during the day, please take a jacket with you.

Trip to Letea Forest

We go on a trip to Letea Forest and Letea Village. The trip to Letea is a day full of contrasts, starting on the water, we pass through the desert area of the Letea Levee and reach the Letea Forest. With a route through the northern area of the Danube Delta, very close to the pelicans colony Rosca-Buhaiova, the largest colony of White Pelicans in the world, in the 2-2.5 hours until we reach to Letea village we will explore a wild, spectacular area. From Letea Village we take a safari car and go to Letea Forest. There are about 7 km from the village to the forest, we travel by car then on foot about 20-30 minutes, on the route approved by ARBDD. We see the points of great interest, we walk through the fine sand then we return to the village and we can have lunch at a local, authentic household, where the hosts cook simple and traditional food. We also want you to see an alternative to Lipovan food, the “hahola” food (Ukrainian), which, although similar, has its particularities. After lunch we return to the boat and start to go back, over the lakes, towards Mila23. We arrive at the guesthouse around 19:00.

Lunch at the local household in Letea

You should know that this is not a restaurant and no other dishes can be ordered. Lunch is always based on fish caught in the morning of that day and it is composed of first plate (a traditional fish soup), second plate (fish with potatoes in the oven) and the famous donuts of Letea, as a dessert. The hosts have a very simple service system and can only offer complete menus. Only persons with a booking have access to the household. Payment for lunch is made directly to the hosts, in cash (LEI/RON or EURO).

It is a long, demanding trip, so please have the minimum required equipment with you.

Transfer to Tulcea

It is made, for the most part, on the same route as on arrival, with a higher speed than on trips. It is the last part of our program and we reserve, especially for this moment, some beautiful places that we want to show you on the way. We disembark at the same pontoon from which we left and we say goodbye.

If you are leaving Tulcea with public transport, we recommend you consider a booking after 1 o’clock P.M.

Bookings are based on a 20% deposit from the full payment of the program.

Booking request form

Clink on available number of place in the table (with green dot) 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.

The remaining balance can be payd on arrival at our boarding point in cash or credit card (LEI/RON or EURO).

Meeting and boarding

The departure for this tour is made from Port Tulcea Aval. After you pass the barriers from the entrance to the port, 200 meters straight ahead, 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 on 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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