• Private Day Trip in Dobruja - Lite Hiking in Macin Mountains

It is a day trip to discover the beauty of the oldest mountains in Romania and some of the oldest in Europe, on a lite hiking trail, with a good guide. You'll find incredible landscpaes, a divers flora and birds.

We want to show you an unique place in the world, a magic place with beautiful landscapes, old stones shaped by the wind, dark forests, rocky ridges. The tour is starting from Tulcea, we transport you by car to Macin Mountains area, the guide will lead you on a nice trail, we'll meet again the car to lunch time and we make a picnic in a nice place. You have to carry with you only what you need for a half day. Then the guide will lead you again, on the other side of the mountains. In the afternoon the car will pick you up and transport you back to Tulcea. Because we do this tour only for pivate groups, we'll always adapt the difficulty of the trail to participants level.

The tour - It is called LITE beacuse is easy to do it. Macin Mountains are not too tall (Tutuiatu Peak, 467m, is the highest point), the trails can be done on forests roads if necessary or over the hills for skilled persons. Will always be adapted to every group. Depending by the weather, the guide will advise you about the hours of departure (in mid summer we strongly recommend you to start very early).

The guide - is very knowledgeable and very passionate of Dobruja. He knows well the places, people, stories, culture, traditions and many other things in this wonderful area.

Te car - we use small minibuses (8 places), for a very good communication with customers, for a better interaction with each client.

The cars are used only for transporting people, are of recent production, clean, with all technical inspections to date, equipped with season tires. The drivers are chosen very carefully, are only people from our team. Facilities: AC, additional heating (for winter), radio / cd, generous luggage space.

From this trip we want you to go back with another view about Dobruja, about Romania and Romanians in general. It is a program originally created and developed by Alternative Travel Team, a team that loves Dobruja and all that it means.

Place of departure / return is Tulcea (we will pick you up from the requested address). For departure / return in any other village we will add an additional charge for car transfer.

Private trip "Lite Hiking to Macin Mountains"

The program is like this: In the morning we pick you up from the indicated address, time of departure is mutually agreed (the evening before). We depart to Macin Mountain area, where the hiking is starting. Walking pace is not too fast, we do not want just to finish the trail but we want you to see and understand as much as possible this places. We want to show you flora and fauna of this area and, especially, the beautiful landscapes.

At the lunch time, our driver will be in a nice place for picnic, we eat*, we drink a lot of water, rest for one - two - three hours and then we start again on the road.

When we finish the tour, the driver will pick you up and transfer you back to Tulcea.

* The lunch is not included in the price. You can bring your own food or we can order it from a catering company in Tulcea (you can set this option an evening before the trip). We have cooling box on the car.

The seasons:

Spring - The best time to see this area is 15 of March - 15 of June, everything is green, are a lot of flower (some of them very rare), a lot of birds in migration. Temperatures are very pleasant, not too cold, not too hot, sometimes rains.

Summer - In mid summer the color of this area turn to brown patterns, the peaks especially. Can be very hot, you can see birds, flora, and incredible landscapes. We recommend to start the tours very early in the morning.

Autumn - Again the temperatures are good to visit this area, autumn migration offer a beautiful show for birders, landscapes are incredible, autumn flower are wonderful.

Winter - Landscapes are amazing, usually is not too cold. Winter birds are here, you can see some interesting species.

The price of this trip is:

No of persons Price
1-2-3 pers 255 euro/trip
4-5-6 pers 300 euro/trip

Price is per trip, according to the table and expressed in lei (RON).

For a group of more than 6 people please ask for personalized offer (you have the contact details below).

The price includes:

  • Guide, ENGLISH language
  • Car + driver + the fuel for this route
  • The trail on Macin Mountains, depending by the hiking level of every group, the tour is done in 2 sessions of 2-3-4-5 hours each.

The price does NOT include:

  • Lunch
  • Any kind of insurance (travel, personal goods)

Personal equipment recommended:

  • Appropriate clothing for season. Remember that summer is very hot in Dobruja and sun exposure can be dangerous.
  • Proper footwear for this activity. The area is very rocky. Please wear trekking boots, shoes or sandals (mountain).
  • Sun hat (no cap).
  • Sunglasses.
  • Jacket.
  • Raincoat.
  • Small backpack in which each you will carry water bottle and what is urgent for you.


Email: contact@discoverdanubedelta.com   | 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 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.

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Private Day Trip in Dobruja - Lite Hiking in Macin Mountains

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