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DATES


Daily departures
1,
3 & 7 nighrts

Inclusive Tours
or just Accommodation


HIGHLIGHTS


Danube Delta
Luxury Accommodation
Fine Cuisine
Birdwatching
Fishing
Boat Excursions
Cultural Excursions
Tulcea
Babadag
Histria
Jurilovca (Lipoveni)
Periprave Village
Sulina
Letea Forest
Saon & Cocos Monasteries
Niculitel Vineyards



FLIGHTS


BRITISH AIRWAYS - daily schedule

Heathrow 09:50; Bucharest Otopeni 15:00
Bucharest Otopeni 15:50; Heathrow 17:15

Flights depart terminal 1
Times local and subject to change
2 hour time difference - UK & Romania

Flights available with most major
European Airlines on a daily basis

Transfers available from
Bucharest or Tulcea.



Danube Delta Nature Resort - Activities 2005-2006


We offer a wide range of excellent guided activities and excursions for guests staying
at the Delta Nature Resort through the Exploration Centre


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Night Heron, Danube Delta








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STOP PRESS
Prices below only apply for accommodation only booking.
Please refer to our 'PRICES' section for inclusive packages
which incorporate these activities.
BIRD WATCHING

B1. Full day Dobrogea Trip (Trip Duration: 9 hours)
Route: Somova - Tulcea - Babadag - Tariverde - Histria - Vadu - Cheia and return to base on the same route.

Highlights:

  • Babadag forest (birds of prey, Woodpeckers, Wheatears)
  • Ruins of Histria ancient town and Vadu area: Pratincoles, Stilts,
    Sandpipers, Spoon bills, Plovers, Terns, Dalmatian Pelican, hopefully Ruddy Shelduck or Paddyfield Warbler
  • Cheia gorges (good place for raptors): Eagles, Buzzards,
    Sparrowhawk; Ortolan Bunting and Corn Bunting also Larks or Wheatears;
All photographs on this page courtesy of Delta Nature Resort, except title photo of Whiskered Terns, courtesy Romanian National Tourist Office
Transportation: Car/SUV
Distance: 200 - 250 km.
Price: GBP 80 per person (£ Sterling)

Price includes:
- transportation
- bird list and map of Danube Delta;
- use of binoculars
- specialist guide
- snacks and soft drinks
- packed lunch.
B2. Full Day Danube Delta Bird Tour (Duration: 9 hours)

Route:
Transfer by road to Tulcea, and then by boat to: Sulina Branch - Old Danube - Bogdaproste-Trei Iezere complex lakes - Matita-Merhei complex lakes (packed lunch, including a fish soup) - Mila 23 village - Olguta channel -“ Sontea channel - Fortuna lake - Sontea channel - Mila 36 channel - Tulcea - Danube river up to Somova (transfer to the resort using small boats on Ivanova channel)

Highlights: The main attraction of the trip is a visit to the largest tcolony of white pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus) in Europe, the Ardeidaes mixed colonies, the majority of Anatidaes and Paseriformes species characteristic for the delta, as well as the presence of invertebrates. The channels and lakes visited during this trip offer an opportunity to view a majority of the bird species in the region.

Transportation: Cars/SUV's, speed boat, rowing boats
Price:GBP 155 per person (£ Sterling)
Maximum Per Boat: 4.

Price includes:
- road and water transportation
- bird list and map of Danube Delta
- binoculars
- specialist guide;
- packed lunch, snacks and soft drinks

White Pelicans, Danube Delta
B3. Half Day Danube Delta Bird Tour (Duration: 5 hours)

Route:
Transfer by road to Tulcea. Boat on the Danube, following the Mila 36
channel up to Purcelu colony. Rowing boats will be used in the colony. Return to
Tulcea by speed boat and then by road to the resort.

Highlights: plenty of waterfowl species (cormorants, ducks, egrets, pelicans,
swans, geese), also woodpeckers and singing birds in the trees. Raptors such as
the White-tailed Eagle are often spotted here.

Transportation:
Cars/ SUV's , speed boat, rowing boat.
Price: GBP 55 per person (£ Sterling)
Maximum per boat: 4

Price includes:
- road and water transportation
- bird list and map of Danube Delta
- binoculars
- specialist guide;
- snacks and mineral water

Purple Heron, Danube Delta

FISHING TRIPS

F1. Half day fishing trip for pike, carp, catfish, in the main channels and lakes of the Danube Delta
(Duration :5 hrs)

Route: Transfer by road to Tulcea town . Embark on a speed boat trip to the fishing venue.
Maximum per boat: 2
Price: GBP 80 per person

Price includes:
- fishing license;
- road and boat transfer
- fishing tackle and lure
- snacks and mineral water
- fishing guide
- permission to keep the biggest catch

F2. Full day fishing trip for pike, carp, catfish, in the main channels and lakes of the Danube Delta
(Duration :9 hrs)

Route: Transfer by road to Tulcea town . Embark on a speed boat trip to the fishing venue.
Maximum per boat: 2
Price: GBP 125 per person

Price includes:
- fishing license;
- road and boat transfer
- fishing tackle and lure
- snacks and mineral water
- fishing guide
- permission to keep the biggest catch


"Permission to keep the biggest catch!"
F3. Half Day Fishing in the Somova - Parches lake complex for pike and carp (Trip Duration: 4 hours)

Route: By motor boat to the lakes and channels close to the resort
Maximum per boat : 2
Price: GBP 55 per person

Price includes:
- fishing license;
- use of motorboat
- fishing tackle and lure
- snacks and mineral water
- fishing guide
- permission to keep the biggest catch
"Traditional Fish Soup"

SIGHT-SEEING AND CULTURAL TOURS

C1. Full day Dobrogea Trip (Trip Duration: 9 hours)

Route:
First the Danube Delta Museum, Historical and Archaeological Museum and the Heroes Monument in Tulcea. Travel south to Babadag town - a name of an oriental origin, meaning "Father of the Mountains". After leaving the town, visit the Babadag forest. Short break to see the forest and its life. The main point of this tour is the ancient town of Histria.. On the way back pass through Jurilovca village, Enisala. Village (ruins of the Byzantine fortress before returning to the resort

Highlights:
  • Tulcea town: Danube Delta Museum and Histhorical and Archaeological Museum
  • Tulcea town: The Independence Monument, raised on a hill on the northern border of the town, with a beautiful panoramic view over the Danube Delta and of Tulcea
  • Babadag town and forest. The town shelters an important Turkish minority (beautiful mosque to visit).
  • Ruins of Histria town (founded around the 8th century B.C. by Greek colonists from Millet)
  • Jurilovca village (fisherman village on the west border of Razim Lake, inhabited by an important lipovan population)
  • Enisala fortress ruins (Heracleea Byzantine fortress 7th century A.D);

Distance: 250 km.
Transportation: Car / SUV
Price: GBP 65 per person

Price includes:
- transportation
- entrance fees
- guide
- packed lunch, snacks and soft drinks


C2. Half Day Monastery & Wine Tasting Trip (Duration: 4 Hours)

Route:
We start the trip in boats from the resort till the Saon Monastery where we have lunch served by the nuns. After lunch we travel by road to the to the Badila Cellars for a session of wine tasting . In addition to tasting fine old wines ( 20 year vintage) you will also receive a bottle of white and red wine to carry home. We then visit the Cocos Monastery before returning to the resort.

Highlights:
  • Boat trip to the Somova-Parches lake complex to view a variety of waterfowl.
  • Monastic lunch cooked and served by the nuns at the Saon Monastery
  • Visit to the Cocos Monastery
  • Wine tasting at the Niculitel Vineyard (Badila cellar with old wines).

Lunch at Saon Monastery
Transportation: Boats, Cars / SUV
Price: GBP 45 per person

Price includes:
- transportation
- lunch at Saon Monastery
- wine tasting at Niculitel Vineyard
- visits to Saon and Cocos Monasteries
- Two bottles of wine from the Niculitel vineyard.
C3. Full Day Danube Delta Mixed Tour (Duration: 9 hours)

Route: By road to Tulcea town (Nufaru village). By boat to: Sulina Branch - Old Danube - Bogdaproste-Trei Iezere complex lakes - Matita-Merhei complex lakes - Sulimanca channel - Periprava village - Letea forest. Returning at Mila 23 village - Olguta channel - Sontea channel - Fortuna lake - Sontea channel - Mila 36 channel - Tulcea. Return by road to the resort

Highlights:
This tour follows almost all the northern half of Danube Delta, including old natural narrow channels, big lakes with waterfowl bird species, lipovan villages, and the famous Letea forest reserve.
  • Sulina branch: an engineering marvel of the XIX-th century;
  • Old course of the Danube
  • Bogdaproste-Trei Iezere and Matita-Merhei complex lakes, the last recognised as the biggest European pelican colony (Rosca - Buhaiova)
  • Old natural and narrow channel named Sulimanca
  • Periprava village: an isolated and idyllic lipovan settlement
  • Letea reserve: the forest was the first natural reserve declared in Romania, covering marine sand dunes and a variety of floral and vegetative types, with endemic and tropical species
  • Sontea channel - a fascinated landscape with big willows and poplars on its shores.
Transportation: Car/ SUV., speed boat, row boats, tractor / ATV in Letea.
Price: GBP 115 per person

Price includes:
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All transportation
- map of Danube Delta
- specialized guide
- lunch, snacks and soft drinks

ALL ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS MAY BE RESERVED AND PAID FOR IN ADVANCE OR ON ARRIVAL AT THE DANUBE DELTA NATURE RESORT
(SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY)

PLEASE NOTE: CHOICE OF ACTIVITIES INCLUDED WITH OUR SPECIAL PACKAGES - REFER TO 'PRICES' PAGES


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