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Overview

Danube Delta: a special place, Europe’s premier wetlands and best preserved delta is sheltering spectacular wildlife highlights, has been declared a World Cultural & Natural Heritage site and a UNESCO protected area and is one of Romania’s leading attractions.

The Danube Delta has the third largest biodiversity in the world spreading over 5,050 km2 of marshes, canals, reed islets and lakes, offers a sanctuary for birds, fish, and animals.

This natural reservation hosts the largest wetlands in Europe, its unspoiled backwaters offer the unique opportunity to observe the incredible beauty of the Danube Delta landscapes and all the treasures lying in it: 45 freshwater fish species, fishermens’ heaven; the ideal place for 300 migratory & year-round birds, a density unmatched anywhere else in the world, therefore the delta is a birdwatchers’ paradise.



 

Itinerary

Bucharest - Tulcea - Crisan- Bucharest

Floating Hotel “Splendid”, 5-star rated, promotes a tourism dedicated to all nature-lovers & wildlife enthusiasts and is the best way to visit the fascinating Danube Delta. The hotel is anchored in the heart of the Danube Delta, in the middle of the wild
The comfort & laid back will be combined with the fabulous opportunities of flora & bird watching, admired while anchored in the heart of beautiful landscapes.  

Meals consist of fish based preparations. For tourists who do not eat fish, we can arrange serving other menus from pork, chicken or vegetarian. 

The trips programme and itinerary is optional and it can be arranged according with the guests wishes & interests.
Apart the exploration the tourists will be delighted by the traditional cuisine with its local recipes prepared by experienced chefs, and will enjoy the comfort of its big cabins, the leisure & cozy ambience offered by the library or relaxing areas.

Day 1

Pick up from “Henri Coanda” International Airport, Bucharest

Transfer into the Dobruja region (situated between the Danube river and the Black Sea) to Tulcea, an important and ancient harbour, with Byzantine, Genovese, and Ottoman influences, considered to be the entry gate in the Danube Delta.

Transfer to the Floating Hotel “Splendid”, 5-star rated.

Cruising on the Sulina channel, heading to the port of Sulina, passing along the villages PartizaniMaliucGorgovaCrisan.

Onboard the tourists (groups up to 7 persons) will be able to explore the Danube Delta using the small motor boats accompanying the mother ship and observing from the vessel’s upper deck, while towed by a powerful ship. The ride will take 1.5 hours.

Overnight on board of Floating Hotel “Splendid”.

Day 2

Optional trip

Trip with the motor boats to the Letea Forest (UNESCO protected area). The Letea Forest will be visited using a specially furbished vehicle.

Back cruise to the floating hotel “Splendid” & dinner.

 

Overnight on board of Floating Hotel “Splendid”.

Day 3

Optional Excursion

 

Visiting the village Mila 23, the starting point for small motor boats trips or boat cruise on the lakes Trei Iezere, Garla, Lopatna, Garla Versina, Ligheanca.

 

The floating hotel “Splendid” has 3 decks equipped with state-of-the-art amenities: on the 1st deck the floating hotel offers 12 double cabins, with modern design, AC ,TV, safe, air conditioning, mosquito nets, hairdryer and own retro-style bathroom space (toilet & shower); the 2nd deck hosts 3 more double cabins, restaurant, bar and an outdoor terrace (observing & relaxation point); the 3rd deck has been arranged into a sunbath terrace (sun beds, barbecue  & jacuzzi-spa), offering a wide space for bird & landscape watching, parties, disco, society games. The restaurant is spacious and equally elegant. Its specific is of course fishermen, but it also has a traditional Romanian or international menu.

 

Overnight on board of Floating Hotel “Splendid”.

 

Day 4 - Departure

Optional Excursion

 

Morning departure after breakfast heading for Tulcea cruising on Canal 36.

Throughout the returning cruise spectacular views are to be expected from the upper deck terrace.

 

 OPTIONAL:

* Airport transfer arrangements

** 4 - 7 days extended floating hotel programmes available on request

*** Extra overnights in Bucharest can be booked, on request


Embarkation & transfer to “Henri Coanda” International Airport, Bucharest

Price/pers in EUR 2018

3 nights/4 days 190
4 nights/5 days 238

The price is valid for groups of 7 pers.
Quotes for different group sizes on request.

The price includes:

-          Transfer from/to  floating hotel  (round trip transfer)
-          Accommodation/full board on the floating hotel Splendid
-          Use of the floating hotel facilities

 

The price does not include:

-          Optional excursions 
-          Transfer from/to the airport (about 76 EUR/pers/round trip, group of 18 pers)
-          Other services not mentioned

Celia

questions Are their expert guides Is September a good time for birds Many thanks

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