This is our 4-day Birds and Bears Photo Tour in Romania- Brasov. Romania it’s an amazing place for Birds and Bears photography. You’ll shoot birds in mountains area (moderate level trekking) and bears from the best hide for photographers, with the bears at the eyes level. We are doing this tour Only from September 15 to June 15, not in summer.
Pick you up from Bucharest or Brasov, for other pick-up point, ask us. Transfer to Brasov area and accommodation in a very nice local guesthouse. Dinner and short chat about next days program.
Early in the morning, the guide will lead you in lite trekking tour in a National Park, searching for birds and Chamoix, Breakfast is to go, from the guesthouse. At lunch time you’ll come back to the accommodation to rest a little bit and eat a good meal. Then you’ll depart to the Bears hide. The shooting session is till late, after sunset. You’ll come back for a late dinner and go to sleep.
Early in the morning take another walk, in another area, for other birds. Lunch and rest to the accommodation, then evening session, especially for landscapes. *IF the bears are not coming on Day 2 (it’s happened very rare), you’ll have another session on Day 3.
Transfer to Bucharest or Brasov.
Brown Bear – The best seasons are March – June, and September – December. It can be also very interesting sometime in January – March if they don’t hibernate. Bears on snow … hmmm, what a dream. You’ll shoot from the best hide, through the glass. You will have a shared hide – you’ll share the hide with other visitors. Also, Foxes and Wild Boars are coming sometime to the hide.
Chamoix – It can be seen anytime in our tours, sometimes very close.
Wall Creeper – A difficult bird. The best season is December – May. You’ll shoot from walking or from camouflage nets.
Ural Owl – Best time December – May. We know the best places where they hunt.
What is included?
- Transfers from Bucharest to Brasov area and back
- Guide, English language
- Accommodation in locations of 3 star, in en-suite double rooms for 3 nights
- Full board
- Day Tours in Transylvania with car and guide (2 days of tours)
What is not included?
- International Medical and Travel Insurance Coverage
- Soda and Alcohol Drinks, besides water and tea or coffee are not included.
- Snacks and Drinks outside of normal meals
- Services of personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc.)
We have a team of professional birding guides with experience in this domain since 2004. We have local guides from the Danube Delta and Dobrudja, they know the places very well, where and when to search for specific target species. We have very good accommodation and meals on all our programs All our boats and cars are safe, very well technical fitted. We have original programs, created and developed by us. Our programs have a fixed price (no hidden charges). We are constantly on the field, we know what changes every day, where birds and animals are. More then Birds, our guides can help you to discover also beautiful landscapes, mammals, insects and plants (wild flowers).
Personal Equipment Waterproof clothes Waterproof and mud shoes/boots. The color of the clothes is also very important. Please bring your clothes in colors more natural, as close to the colors of nature surrounding. The camouflage pattern on brown is best. If clothes come in red, yellow or other colors of the city you will certainly not go too close to wildlife. As photo equipment should bring Camera Long lenses (+400mm) for birds; wide lenses for landscapes and medium-range (ex 70-200) for Bears hide. Tripod