Spring trip in the Danube Delta - birdwatching - photo nature
25 april 2016 - 4 may 2016
Full bird migration in the Danube Delta
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Day 1:25 april- Transfer from the airport Bucharest to Tulcea(190 miles)..Meals will be served according on your arrival.Accomodation in Tulcea in a guest house (3 stars) .Dinner together , preparing the nexts days tour.
DAY 2:26 april- Tulcea-THE DANUBE DELTA-Sfantu Gheorghe villagge. Starting now, the trip will be by water way, with one of our boats.Accommodation in Sfantu Gheorghe village,in a very nice guest house situated near the Black Sea coast. Is the day when plenty of birds could be seen all over and very close.Birds You can see: the pelicans, herons or woodpeckers... Breakfast will be served in the guest house ,the lunch on boat, dinner and accomodation in 3 star guest house in Sfantu Gheorghe villagge.
DAY 3: 27 april-After the breakfast we will start the tour visiting the Meleaua Sfantu Gheorghe, a beautifull and important area for birds. Here is the first place where they stop after crossing Black Sea.Lunch on board in the middle of the nature, also a very good time for birdwatching. Birds we could see: night herons, hobbyes, red footed falcons, dalmatian pelicans .In the afternoon we will walk from the villagge up to the beach, where we can see a lot of species.Dinner and accomodation in the same place.
DAY 4:28 april- In the morning we will walk around the village, to see terns colony, white tailed eagle, purple heron, bittern,etc..Before lunch we will leave the place by boat for Sulina, a very old Romanian town, known as pirates port in the past centuries. The town is very interesting for its international cemetery and the old light tower. Here the Danube flows into the Black Sea... Birds lovers will have a very interesting day, due to the species found here:shrikes, hoopoes, bee-eaters and more others...All meals will be served in Sulina,on board or in cosy restaurants.
DAY 5: 29 april-Sulina-Mila 23 village. A very interesting day,during which we will be crossing lakes, channels, the Danube, floating islands. Accommodation in Mila 23 village, which is a fishermen village, situated in the wildest place of the Danube Delta. You must "feel" the sunset here. Breakfast in Sulina,lunch on board,dinner and accomodation in Mila 23 village,in a traditional guest house.
DAY 6:30 april- Mila 23 village-Lopatna channel-Heracle channel-Batag monastery-Babina lake-Mila 23 village.As in all the days spent in this nature Paradise, this will offer us an amazing mixture of water ways, channels, reed,birds, fishermen,water lilies,sunrise and sunset.The Batag monastery is situated in the heart of the Danube Delta, in a very isolated place,in a perfect harmony with the nature..Breakfast on guest house,lunch and dinner on board.
DAY 7: 1 may-Mila 23 village-Olgutza channel-Sontea channel-Sireasa channel-Fortuna lake-Baclanesti lake-Nebunu lake-Tulcea.This is a very long bird watching day,probable the richest in bird species which can be seen. The landscapes will be also delightfull and being the last day spent in the Danube Delta, for sure You'll never forget it. Breakfast in Mila 23 guest house,lunch on board, dinner and accomodation in Tulcea.
Day 8: 2 may- After breakfast,we will leave Tulcea by bus for one day ,to visit the oldest mountains from Europe- Macin mountains.Fantastic place, where rare birds could be our companions. The long legged buzzard, levant sparrowhawk, rock thrush, woodchat shrikes and a dense population of isabelline wheatear....
The smooth climb on mountains will take around 3-4 h. The landscapes of mountains are awesome.
Lunch as picnic or in a restaurant, dinner and accomodation in Tulcea.
Day 10.3 may-Tulcea-Histria - Vadu the greatest birding experience. Situated near the Black Sea coast, Vadu is one of the most important place from Romania for birds.Here live many species , in dense populations.Great place for collared pratincole, terns colony, bittern, paddyfield warbler, pied avoced, shelduck, dalmatian pelican, and more other species.
Lunch as picnic, dinner and accomodation in Tulcea.
Day11.4 may-Transfer to Bucharest airport , depending of the scheduled airplane.
-transphers from and to Bucharest airport
-all trip meals
-all trip accomodation in very good guesthouses
-boat and car rented for the trip
-professional birdwatching guide
-danube delta reserve taxex
-cofee,tea,mineral water for free