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Romania Birding, Bears & Bison Watching Tours - 7 Days

Romania Birding, Bears & Bison Watching Tours

Discover with us the most important and wanted species of Romania: Birds (species depending on season) in the best places from Dobrogea, Danube Delta and Transylvania, Wild Bears and European Bisons in Transylvania. All in an amazing tour through spectacular places.

Day 1
Day 1 - Arrival in Brasov

Pick up from Bucharest (including Airport) OR Brasov. The departure have to be at least at 12:00. You are transferred by car to a special European Bison Reserve where you’ll spend about 2-3 hours, watching Bison and also some forest birds. The tour continues to Brasov area, where will have the accommodation for next two nights. Lunch will be to go, dinner at the accommodation.

Day 2
Day 2 - Trekking and Bears hide

At sunrise, the guide will take you on a short trekking to a place where you can see Chamoix, Wall Creepers and other forest birds. Depending by season, the breakfast will be to go or you’ll come back for breakfast later. The morning tour continues through forest, searching for Ural Owl and other nocturnal raptors. After lunch we depart to the bears hide where you will be able to see wild bears from the forest, coming to eat. The bears session takes about 3 hours (the last three hour of light of the day). Late dinner and accommodation.

Day 3
Day 3 - Arrival in Constanta

After breakfast, we are going to Constanta, with around 7 hours of driving but with stops where are beautiful landscapes or birding spots. As usual, our guide will choose out of GPS recommendation routes, to avoid the traffic and to show you beautiful parts of Romania. Lunch will be in a restaurant on the way. Dinner and accommodation near Constanta.

Day 4
Day 4 - Birdwatching in Dobrudja

Early in the morning the guide will take you to one of the best areas for birding in Romania, Vadu, a large and spectacular place. The morning birdwatching session will last about 5 hours. After lunch the tour continues with another spectacular place, Dobrogea Gorges, with it’s incredible landscapes and also some birds. Accommodation and dinner in Tulcea.

Day 5
Days 5 & 6 - Birdwatching

After breakfast: IF – It’s Danube Delta season (April – October), we will depart by boat to Mila23 Village, choosing a scenic route, out of the main canals, with a fair amount of spots for watch birds. Once you reach Mila23 Village, you will have lunch (traditional Lipovan’s fresh fish meal). You will end up the day with another birdwatching boat tour. Dinner and accommodation in Mila23. IF – It’s out of Danube Delta season (November – March) BUT! it’s good weather, you will take a boat day trip to Mila23 Village or nearby (depending on the time you come). A lot of interesting species can be seen here during the cold season (check the downloaded list). Dinner and accommodation in Tulcea IF – It’s out of Danube Delta season (November – March) BUT! it’s not good weather for a boat trip (wind, frozen canals) you’ll take another Dobrogea tour, for birds, usually it’s geese time so we’ll insist on these species. Dinner and accommodation in Tulcea.

Day 6
Day 7 - Departure Day

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bucharest / Brasov and end the tour.

Birds of Mountains, forest and rocks – depending on the season.Wall Creeper – A difficult bird. The best season is December – May. Ural Owl – Best time December – May. We know the places where they hunt. Birds of Dobrogea and the Danube Delta – depending on the season. White and Dalmatian Pelicans – White Pelicans are here from March to October, Dalmatian Pelicans are here all year round. Red-breasted Geese – From November to late February. 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. Also, Foxes and Wild Boars are coming sometime to the hide. Chamoix – Can be seen anytime in our tours into the Mountains, sometimes very close. European Bison

What is included?

  • Licensed guide, English speaker
  • Accommodation in nice locations of 3*, in double rooms for 6 nights
  • All meals (6 breakfasts; 6 lunches, 6 dinners)
  • Water (during meals and car/boat tours)
  • Day Tours by car or boat
  • Transfers to/from Bucharest / Brasov.

What is not included?

  • International Medical, Travel or Goods Insurance Coverage
  • Snacks and Drinks outside of normal meals
  • Soda and Alcohol Drinks
  • Flight tickets
  • Personal expenses, tips

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Why book with Discover Danube Delta?

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).

What to bring?

Personal equipment required Being an outdoor tour, which involves traveling by land, you need good personal equipment. It should contain: 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. Binocular (if you don’t have, we can borrow you one) The guide will bring a scope, also for your use

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7 Days

Price & Availability

EUR800 / per person
Group Discount Available
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This tour is operated by: Discover Danube Delta

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Tour Facts

  • Brasov and Dobrudja
  • Private Tour
  • Birds
  • 1 to 6 pax
  • 7 days
  • Jan to Dec
  • +12 years
  • English
  • Bucharest or Brasov
  • Bucharest or Brasov