A 2-days hiking tour in Sibiu area, in Fagaras Mountains, just for birding, with a professional birder guide. The guide knows the places very well, he knows where and when to find different species of birds.
The guide will pick you up from Sibiu, in the morning (we’ll set the hour together) and transport you to the departure point into the mountains. The first hiking session is about 4 hours, till the chalet. The route is mostly through the forest so you can expect all forest birds. To the chalet, you’ll have the lunch (daily menu) and then take the second hiking session of the day. The route is up to alpine zone where you can see Alpine Accentor, Western Capercaillie, Hazel Grouse and more. Also, an encounter with a wild Bear is very possible. In the evening you’ll return to the chalet for dinner and overnight.
At the first hour, you’ll take a short tour, before breakfast or you can start the morning tour with packed breakfast and come back to the chalet at lunch. After lunch, you’ll start the returning route to the car, then to Sibiu.
Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus), Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos), Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum), Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus), Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta), Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)
What is included?
- Accommodation in mountain chalet for 1 night
- Guide, English language
- Meals (1 breakfast; 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
- Water at table
What is not included?
- International Medical, Travel or Goods Insurance Coverage
- Soda and Alcohol Drinks.
- Snacks and Drinks outside of normal meals
- Services of personal nature (telephone calls, laundry, etc.)
- Porters (also not possible).
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 (wildflowers).
Personal Equipment Being an outdoor tour, which involves traveling by land, you need good personal equipment. It should contain: Waterproof clothes Clothes according to the season Hiking boots/shoes 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. Binocular (if you don’t have, we can borrow you one)
We accommodate you in a mountain chalet, in a shared room (6-8 pers), in single beds. Meals are in chalet also.
For these tours, we use normal cars up to 3 persons, 8 places minibusses for 4-6 persons.
We have the best team of guides in the area. They are professional guides, birders, involved in nature conservation and nature study research, know exactly what and where to look. I will give you all the information you need, both about birds and about the places you’ll go.