Hobby Tours
Environmental Tour Operator
   1. The bird paradise of Dobrogea and the Danube Delta

Exploring the wonders of the Danube Delta

The Danube Delta is a unique place in the world, not to be missed by any traveler interested in birds and nature.
  Our trip is designed to offer you as much as possible from its wonders at a reasonable price. You will be guided by experienced field ornithologist leaders with strong conservation ethics and background, all fluent in English. Discover more than 150 bird species including: White & Dalmatian Pelicans, Pigmy Cormorant, White-tailed Eagle, Squacco Heron, Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Ruddy Shelduck, Red-crested Pochard and Roller. You do not have to be an expert in birds, our guides will help you locating and identifying species!
A typical trip consists of 8 days spent in Romania and includes:
  After your arrival at Bucharest Otopeni Airport our Staff will pick you up and transfer to Tulcea by air-conditioned minibus. At Tulcea harbor we board the *** floating hotel which is dragged by a river tug and will take us around the Delta in the next 6 days. We will travel along the Sulina and Sf.-Georghe channels and make daily landings on exciting birding places. We will also use small boats, which are very good for entering the more remote areas and narrow channels. A typical day on the boat looks like: waking up in the middle of nature on the floating hotel, breakfast on the boat's restaurant, before noon travel by small boats to an excellent birding place, lots of birdwatching (packed lunch in the field) and travel back to the floating hotel. Relaxing afternoon on the floating hotel's sun proof terrace, enjoying the sunset on the Danube.
  For species likely to be see, please check the Trip report.
One day we will travel to the Macin Mountains by minibus. This is a totally different habitat with very good chances of seeing excitingly new bird species for the trip, such us: Pied Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear (best chances in spring), Rock Thrush, Levant Sparrowhawk, Long-legged Buzzard, Booted Eagle, Pallid and Montague Harrier, etc.
  The accommodation is in 10 twin bed cabins sharing 5 bathrooms with full time hot and cold water. There is a restaurant and bar together with a sun proof terrace which offers spectacular views of the Danube Delta's unique wildlife and very comfortable birdwatching. Air condition and heating system is available in the restaurant and in the cabins as well. The boat's personnel will serve you along your trip and the qualified chef prepares the most delicious local specialties. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available from the bar. To get the best fares groups of minimum 12 persons are recommended.
For detailed information and prices please contact us at info@hobbytours.ro