Dobrogea, Danube Delta and the Black Sea

Tour Highlights

See one of the wildest and richest in wildlife areas in Europe

Experience the fish gastronomy and delight yourself with local wine tasting and caviar

Enjoy the romanian hospitality at its best, in one of the most remoted areas

Discover the fishermen villages and their hard way of life

About the tour

Our Dobrogea, Danube Delta and the Black Sea tour is the ultimate experience for adventurers and nature lovers. The Danube Delta is the third highest biodiversity area in the world and an UNESCO biosphere reserve. Our tour is designed to offer a complete experience, covering accommodation and meals in locals’ houses, visits in the traditional Delta villages, birdwatching, wine tastings and nature at its best.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival. Meet and greet at the Bucharest airport. Transfer to Bucharest and panoramical tour of the city. Accommodation at 4* Hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast and transfer to Constanta, one of Romania’s main cities and the fourth greatest European port after Rotterdam, Ambers and Marsella. Walking guided tour of Constanta. We head on to Dobrogea, to visit Enisala fortress (XIVth century), the port city of Sarichioi and the slavic churches in the area. Accommodation and dinner in rural guesthouse in Enisala.

Day 3

Breakfast and transfer to Greci. Visit at the Macin National Park Visitor’s Center and 3 – 4 hs hike in the oldest mountain massif in Romania. Picnic lunch. Transfer to the Macin city and wine tasting in the Macin winery. Transfer to the village of Luncavita. Accommodation and dinner in rural guesthouse in Luncavita.

Day 4

Breakfast and transfer to Uspenia, where we will see its ancient slavic monastery, dating from the 17th century. We head on to Murighiol where a small boat we’ll be waiting for us to cross the Danube towards Sfantu Gheorghe, a small traditional village, with wild beaches and the meeting point between the Danube and the Black Sea. Lunch in the village. In the afternoon, walking tour of Sfantu Gheorghe, to see the lighthouse, the church and the port. Dinner and local wine tasting. Accommodation in rural guesthouse in Sfantu Gheorghe.

Day 5

Breakfast and sail by boat to the Caraorman forest. We will cross channels and lakes, which are unique reserves in Europe and a sanctuary of birds. In Caraorman we will admire the dunes, we will see wild horses, we will savour a traditional fish lunch and we will visit the Caraorman church, the oldest church from the Delta. Return by boat to Sfantu Gheorghe. Spare time. Dinner and local wine tasting. Accommodation in rural guesthouse in Sfantu Gheorghe.

Day 6

Breakfast and sail by boat to Laguna Melea to admire the pelicans, the Sacalin island and the Zaton, the old collection point for the fish in the Delta. We will hear interesting stories about the history of the places we visit, and we will see water lilies and plenty of birds. Return to Sfantu Gheorghe. Fish lunch and caviar tasting. In the afternoon we will go by boat to see the exact point where the Danube spills into the sea. Dinner and local wine tasting. Accommodation in rural guesthouse in Sfantu Gheorghe.

Day 7

Breakfast and sail by boat to Sulina, the only Romanian port city, with opening to both the Danube and the Black Sea. Guided walking tour of the city. We will see the water station with its intriguing history, the beautiful genovese far and the museum sheltered inside, and the only european cemetery with a pirate tomb in it.  Lunch in Sulina. Return by boat to Sfantu Gheorghe. Dinner and local wine tasting. Accommodation in rural guesthouse in Sfantu Gheorghe.

Day 8

Breakfast and transfer by boat to Murighiol, where the minibus will wait for us to take us to Bucharest. End of the tour.

Tour area

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1400 € /person price available for a 4 people group
1390 € /person price available for a 5 people group
1370 € /person price available for a 6 people group
1350 € /person price available for a 7 or more people group

This tour is available for a
minimum of 4 persons

The cost includes

  • 1 night accommodation in a 4 star Hotel in Bucharest in double room and bed and breakfast regime.
  • 1 night accommodation in double room, half board regime (breakfast and dinner, drinks not included) in rural guesthouse in Enisala.
  • 1 night accommodation in double room, half board regime (breakfast and dinner, drinks not included) in rural guesthouse in Luncavita.
  • 4 nights accommodation in double room, half board regime (breakfast and dinner. Every dinner includes a local wine tasting) in rural guesthouse in Sfantu Gheorghe.
  • Lunch (drinks not included) for the third (picnic lunch), fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh day of the tour.
  • Wine tasting in the Macin winery (third day).
  • Entrance tickets to all the monuments in the programme, the Danube Delta and the national parks.
  • Private transfer by minivan and boat to all the visiting sites in the programme.
  • Bilingual guide.

 

The cost doesn’t include

  • Airplane tickets
  • Travel inssurance
  • Lunches (first, second and eighth days), drinks (except the wine tastings included in the programme), photography fees, tips,… or any other service not mentioned in the programme

Aditional info

  • This tour is available from April to October.

Requirements

  • Please abstain yourself if you are not a fish dish lover, or a sail boat enthusiast
  • Medium physical shape
  • Tour starts: Bucharest
  • Tour ends: Bucharest

Why choose
Hola Transylvania

Native Spanish
speaking guide

Nacho, our main tour guide, is a Spanish origin, qualified tourism expert, who has moved to Romania, and he is currently touring the country with small groups, in Spanish and English.

A nature friendly tourism
is our main goal

Our tours are based on enjoying the local, discovering the gastronomy, emphasizing quality over quantity, rediscovering simplicity.

More than 120 landmarks
and point of interest

We are mixing the must-see sites, with genuine and untouched by mass tourism places, in a combination that thrills everybody.

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