ABOUT THIS HOLIDAY
- Cruise on board a floating hotel and explore lakes and birding spots with explore boats
- Witness the splendor of the Danube Delta and experience quiet nights in the middle of nowhere.
- Be green using a solar powered floating hotel
- Large numbers of pelicans, herons, Pygmy Cormorant
- Visit the legendary Letea forest and the traditional village with the same name.
During this four days holiday we explore the Danube Delta – a wetland area larger than Coto Donana and the Camargue combined. From the comfort of our floating hotel, we’ll explore a maze of channels and lakes,
Day 1 - Meeting in Tulcea at Ibis mooring place
The Birdwatching Cruise will start in Tulcea where the floating hotel will be mored for embarking. At 11:30 AM you are expected to be ready to board and after a short briefing lunch will be served.
After lunch we will embark the exploring boat and start the exploration of Mila 36 Canal, Sireasa, Sontea, Lac Nebunu, Lac Baclanesti, Canal 22, Gorgova . The trip will last approximately 5 hours.
In Gorgova we meet again with the floating hotel with which we will continue sailing on the Sulina arm to the Magearu channel , where we will spend the night. We will have dinner after sunset to have time to enjoy the scenery.
Day 2 - Letea forest - Bogdaproste lake - Lopatna
Day 3 - Mila23 , Ligheanca, Baclanesti, Furtuna
In the morning, after breakfast (8:30 am), we take another trip with the little boat, we go to see the lakes in the area of the village of Mila23 , Ligheanca, Baclanesti, Furtuna . Areas with many birds and superb landscapes. At lunch we return to the floating hotel, near the Baclanesti lake and continue (on board the hotel) towards Channel 36 where we will spend the night. This afternoon is perfect for relaxing on the upper terrace of the hotel, from where you can admire the spectacular landscape during the comute.
Day 4 - Early morning boat trip and arrival in Tulcea
Early in the morning, at 5:00 – 6:00 (depending on the time at which the sun rises), we will take a trip at sunrise, to enjoy the beauty of nature. We go to the Cotete lake and exit to the Trofilca channel , very beautiful, lively and very interesting areas, especially if they are presented by a well-documented guide.
After this short tour, we return to the floating hotel for breakfast while traveling back to Tulcea. Disembarkation will be around 10:00.
Birdwatching, wildlife-watching and cruisig in the Danube Delta – Romania
Activity level grade A
Leisurely pace with a couple of walks. This holiday requires a low level of fitness. For more information please contact Ibis Tours office.
3 to 4 star Floating Hotel.
Single room policy
This trip offers single room occupancy with a surcharge of 90 EUR . On some occasions the availability of singles on the floating hotels has to be confirmed.
2023 Dates and prices
IBS01 – 06-09 July 2023 -375 EUR
IBS02 – 13-16 July 2023 -375 EUR
IBS03 – 20-23 July 2023 -375 EUR
IBS04 – 27-30 July 2023 -375 EUR
IBS05 – 12-15 August 2023 -375 EUR
IBS06 – 20-23 August 2023 -375 EUR
Accommodation, day tour, full board, day trips by boat, english speaking guide. All entrance taxes.
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