All programs are Tuesday – Monday
Group 1 - May 14 – 20 - 16 places
Group 2 - June 11 – 17 - 16 places
Group 3 - July 9 – 15 - 16 places
Group 4 - August 6 – 12 - 16 places
Group 5 - September 3 – 9 - 16 places
Group 6 - September 17 – 23 - 16 places
The program is like this:
Day 1 – Pick you up from Bucharest Airport and transfer you to a 3*** hotel in Tulcea (accommodation in double rooms). If you reach hotel not too late we can do a meeting at the hotel, we'll give you all the info about the tour. If you have enough time we recommend you a visit to the Danube Delta Museum (very close to the hotel).
Day 2 – Day 6- Starting the tour from Tulcea in the morning and paddle to Mila23, the middle of the Danube Delta. We paddle on small channels, wild lakes, in fact we try to reach 'civilization' only in the last day. Every day, after breakfast we depart on a new route, lunch will be prepared by our 2 guides on the spot and you can help them. We'll have traditional fish soup (made right there), every day another recipe OR grill (fish, pork or chicken) + a big traditional salad. Water for everyone but no other drinks.
The paddling time per day is about 5-6 hours, in 2 stages, one in the morning, one in the afternoon. We tray to show you all the beauties of Delta's nature: birds, flower, animals, landscapes. We take enough time to watch everything, our guides are very good naturalists and they can tell you a lot about what you see.
Day 7 – After breakfast we transfer you to Tulcea where the bus for airport is waiting for us.
The average of the distance per day is about 20 km. It is not too much, every one can do it.
The boats we use for this tour are single kayaks, double kayaks and / or canoes. You can find details here: Kayak renting in Danube Delta. Please let us know what kind of boat do you want.
The luggage boat. Will not follow us, will not disturb us. The boat will start before us in the morning, after lunch, with the luggage, food and everything else. You'll have in the kayak only what you need till lunch time or evening, water, photo camera and what you consider. We'll met the boat again on the lunch spot, with a ready place for preparing the food and you can see or even help the guides to cook. Then the boat will leave again and we'll meet with it again in the evening, at the sleeping spot.
The kayak tour is not a race, we paddle slowly, is more a Discover Danube Delta trip. We stop from time to time for relaxation, we visit shallow water lakes, invaded of vegetation which is a shelter for many species of birds and animals. When we find places with many birds like pelicans, herons, white tailed eagles, ibises, coots, ducks, geese, swans and other, we can make a stop to watch them and take some photos.
Are very nice guys from Danube Delta, they speak English (good level), they know Danube Delta very well, they know nature very well, they now were to go and how to survive in any conditions. Some of them have military special training in survival. One of the guides will drive the luggage boat, one of them will be all the time with you, paddling in his kayak.
Comfortable clothes and shoes, appropriate for the season - suggested: sun hat, long sleeves, long pants. If you are not sure what is appropriate, you may contact us by email and we will be happy to offer you some suggestions. Please use the weather services to inform yourself accordingly.
Waterproof protection for cameras, phones and other electronic devices
Waterproof bags or barrels for clothing and equipment (or you can rent from us).
Even if we'll use a luggage boat, please do not take anything in excess, limit to what is really necessary.
For camping sites we have a nice diversity of food. The guides carry with them an iron cast pot for the traditional fish soup and other boiled recipes, a grill for fish, pork or chicken meat and a big pan for morning scrambled eggs and other fried recipes.
For breakfast we have: every day one kind of sausage, Romanian home made goat, sheep or cow cheese, fresh vegetables and fruits, yoghurt.
For lunch and dinner we have: fish soup OR fish/pork/chicken grilled, fresh vegetables (salad), cheese, fruits.
If you have any kind of allergy to food please tell us BEFORE.
700 euro / pers
with airport transfer
630 euro / pers
without airport transfer
Price is in EURO, per person and VAT is included.
Picking up from Airport and transport you to Tulcea (and back) – The Airport trasnfer will be done for all group, on day1, not late then 18:00. If the group is coming from many directions, the meeting with the bus will be at 18:00 in front of the INFO Office.
Accommodation in 3*** hotel or pension, in double rooms, for 2 nights (first and the last)
Tents – we provide you 2 persons tents (one for 2 pers), standard shapes, medium quality (very good tents but not for extreme weather). You need to bring sleeping bag (sorry, this have to be personal use :-) )
Sleeping pads (isoprene) + inflatable pillows
3 meals / day, starting with dinner DAY1 and finishing with breakfast in DAY7, water is included, plates and cutlery included (not necessary to bring with you)
2 guides, one in kayak, will stay with you all the time, one driving the luggage boat, bringing fresh food every day
Danube Delta Administration permit fee (we will need the complete name of each one, as is in the ID or passport, few days in advance to buy the permits)
Luggage boat, gasoline included FOR the program, if you need additional trips gasoline will be paid.
Single or double kayak + PFD + paddle – please tell us what kind of kayak do you want when you book the tour
Transportation from Mila23 pension to Tulceal in DAY7
The price DO NOT include:
Drinks, if you want beer, wine or other drinks you can order for next day and the boat with supplies will bring you.
Any kind of insurance (travel, health etc) and it's recommended to take one.
Have to be done at least 7 days before the trip.
Booking is done by paying a deposit of 50 euro, the rest of the payment can be done in Tulcea, when we meet.
The deposit can be paid by bank transfer or PayPal. Please write to us and we'll send you the payment details.
If you book minimum 4 persons, you have 10% discount for your group.
If you have been with us before, you also have a 10% discount.
* You can have only one of this discounts.
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