SHARED Guided Day Trip in Danube Delta, Tulcea - Mila23 - 2020

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  • Shared
  • 10:00
  • 8h
  • May-September
  • 10 pers
  • +5
  • Tulcea (Port - Aval)
  • English
  • Easy

Discover with us the Lipovan village Mila23, the most developed touristic destination in the wonderful Danube Delta, on a route that includes the areas where the great champion Ivan Patzaikin has trained.

Join a GROUP of up to 10 persons for a day trip in the Danube Delta, departing from Tulcea to the Mila23 village.

Schedule

9:45 a.m. – Meeting at the boarding point | 10:00 a.m. – Departure from Tulcea (by boat) | at about 5:00 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 Mila23, we are waiting for you at 9:45 a.m.

The route: We start from Tulcea, descend on Tulcea Canal to the intersection with the Canal 36 (within about 10 minutes from the departure we are already in the Danube Delta), descend on Canal 36 and then turn right onto Sireasa Canal, areas which are very rich in fauna living in the Danube Delta (birds and water animals). We continue the trip on Sontea Canal, among flooded areas, full of birds and aquatic vegetation. Here we will have the opportunity to see white and yellow water lilies, swans, coots, ducks, geese, common spoonbills, black-tailed godwits, ibis and pelicans.

We then cross the Fortuna lake, one of the largest lakes of the Danube Delta, an especially beautiful and fauna-rich lake. In the case of days with strong wind and big waves, we will avoid this lake. The guide is the one to decide if the group crosses the lake or not.

We then cross the Olguta canal and reach Mila23, right in the middle of the Danube Delta. This route will take about 3 hours. At Mila23 we can visit the village, we can have a traditional lunch based on fish in an authentic, Lipovan household (optional). After lunch we set off to return, mostly on the same route, but we assure you that in the opposite direction everything looks completely different.

We will arrive to the boarding point in Tulcea at around 5:00 P.M.

*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 50/person

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

The trip takes about 6-7 hours.

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

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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 – Mila 23 – Tulcea trip.
  • 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 Mila 23 village, in local household – EURO 14/person. The booking is made in the departure morning, at the boarding point. The payment for the lunch is made directly to the local household, cash in RON or EURO.
  • Insurance of any kind (travel, goods etc.)

Children policy

  • The minimum age for participating in this trip is 5 years (children born since 2015)
  • Children pay the full tariff, regardless 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.

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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