Dobruja is maybe the best habitat for European Bee-eaters, European Blue Roller and European Souslik (Ground Squirrel). We know the best places here for photography.
Other species can be found here during this period: Little Owl, Golden Oriole, Hoopoe, Corn Bunting, Northern Wheatear and many other.
Best period is between May 1st to June 30th.
The tour is made in Northen Dobruja (Romania), in the area of Tulcea City. You will be accommodated in Tulcea city or Murighiol village, depends on which colony we consider best for that time.
For a maximum quality, we are doing this tour with up to 4 persons. We will use 4 individual mobile hides, set close to the Bee-eaters and Blue Rollers colony. The hours of activity are 6:00 – 10:00 and 16:30-20:30 (till after sunset) so we have enough time to take a break for brunch and a little rest.
|European Bee-eater ( Merops apiaster )||90|
|European Blue Roller (Coracias garrulus)||70|
|European Souslik (Spermophilus citllus)||90|
|Little Owl (Athene noctua)||90|
|Hoopoe ( Upupa epops )||50|
|Golden Oriole ( Oriolus oriolus )||20|
*This numbers are approximate, not exact numbers!
Guided Tour – The guide (professional wildlife photographer) will be with you all the time, will advise you regarding places for photography, will help you to set the hides, will be close to you (in the area), just in case.
Day 1: We wait for you in Tulcea, at the hotel in the afternoon (we will send you all the details about the adress by email) and have a short meeting to know each other and to inform you about the program for next day.
Days 2-3: We start at 5:00 a.m. from hotel and set the mobile hides in front of Bee-eaters colony. You stay until you feel you finished all subjects there, if it’s sunny, usually we finish everything about 9:30-10:00, if it’s cloudy, we can stay more, as you feel comfortable. In the evening, we go to another colony and we will set the hides in other landscape (other tree for birds and other background).
Day 4: We start at 5:00 a.m. from hotel and set the photo gear on a wild meadow (in steppe), where are a lot of Sousliks. You can use camouflage or not, animals are moving a lot so you will have a lot of subjects also from hide. If you want freedom, to move from animal to animal is no problem, they are not so shy (if you do not want to use an wide lens :-)). We do the same thing in the afternoon, in another place.
Day 5: After a relaxed breakfast (9:00 am), we finish our program.
Accommodation in Tulcea
You will be checked in at a three stars guesthouse or hotel, in double or single rooms*, each with its own bathroom, TV, air conditioner and central heating.
Included in the price are meals starting with dinner on first day and ending with breakfast on the last day. For all other days you will have 3 meals/day.
|Number of persons||Number of days|
|Number of nights for accommodation||3||4||5||6|
|Number of day tours||2||3||4||5|
* For 1 and 3 persons, a single room is included.
The price is per person (accommodation in a double room), per tour, it is expressed in euro (EUR) and inclusive VAT.
Please click on BOOKING REQUEST button and fill the form. Our agents will process the request and answer to you (usually in less then 24h).
We can do the transfers from Bucharest or Constanta to Tulcea and back.
Bookings are based on a 20% deposit from the full payment of the program.
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.
You can pay online, by card, by PayPal or by wire transfer.
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