4-Day Danube Delta Group Tour: Birds, Letea Forest & Villages

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The UNESCO Danube Delta is a miracle of nature: over 4,500 species of animals, birds and vegetation live in the best preserved biosphere in Europe! An unspoiled sanctuary for natural life that we don't want to disturb. Let's discover its beauty on this eco-friendly Danube Delta tour: see wild sceneries, lots of birds, the famous Letea Forest and enjoy unique fish dishes cooked by locals!

Moments to expect in this Danube Delta trip:

  • Day 1: Departure from Tulcea & entering the Danube Delta

    Day 1: Departure from Tulcea & entering the Danube Delta

    We meet in Port Aval - Tulcea at 15:30 and go on a 4-hour boat ride to your guesthouse for the next 4 days. We will travel by boat, through one Sulina Canal, a good introduction to the area, before entering wilder areas deeper in the Delta. After you settle in your room, you'll enjoy a traditional fish-based dinner. After that we go on a quick boat trip to a special place where you can admire the sunset - a magical moment in the Delta!

  • Day 2: Birdwatching in the Danube Delta

    Day 2: Birdwatching in the Danube Delta

    After breakfast we're embark in our boat and travel to the lakes of the Delta! Depending on the season, Danube's water level and info we get on where large groups of birds are feeding, we plan our routes for the 2 boat rides of the day. At noon we travel to Mila 23 village for a lunch break [NOT included], and then go out again. When we get back to our guesthouse around 20:00 (probably after the sunset), another traditional dinner will be waiting for us! Then, you can relax in the gardens of the Delta.

  • Day 3: Letea village, Letea forest and wild horses!

    Day 3: Letea village, Letea forest and wild horses!

    Optional sunrise trip in the morning [20 Euro/person]. After breakfast, we get on our boats and ride to Letea Village, the most representative and best preserved of fisherman villages in the Delta. A dozen secluded houses where locals live peacefully and un-rushed. You'll explore the village and see how how simple their life is. You can enjoy a home-cooked lunch [15 Euro/person] at a beautiful fisherman's home where our hosts will cook a traditional stew with catch of the day from the Delta!

  • The incredible Letea Forest and wild horses

    The incredible Letea Forest and wild horses

    After lunch we drive off-road using 4x4 vehicles outside the village to Letea Forest where sub-tropical trees grow "out of sand." We'll be walking on sand dunes for about 30 min and enter the forest to admire its unique vegetation. And if we're lucky we'll also get to see wild horses roaming the lands, peacefully grazing in the area. In contrast with the Delta's wetlands and canals, Letea Forest with its trees and sandy dunes will give you an amazing contrast for the day!

  • Day 4: one last ride in the Danube Delta

    Day 4: one last ride in the Danube Delta

    After breakfast, we will take you back to Tulcea on the last boat ride, arriving around 12:00. You can enjoy one last view of the splendid and rich Danube Delta, before we say our goodbyes. Depending on weather and river conditions, we might take a different route back.

  • Stay at an authentic guesthouse in the Delta

    Stay at an authentic guesthouse in the Delta

    The guesthouse you will be staying at on this tour is special: comfortable and modern, with a generous courtyard and welcoming hosts, you will be treated with delicious meals cooked with fresh fish and local, home-grown products! The food culture in the Delta is unique for cooking fish in slow-cooked stews and various stuffings - delicious like nothing you've tasted before!

Tour price: 2 x 350 Euro
How to book
  1. Choose how many people and when
  2. Request a booking and fill in your details
  3. Flexible payment and cancelation
  4. Guide answers in 24h
  5. Children prices

Cancelation & refund policy


Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Tulcea
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Tulcea
  • Landscape: Danube Delta Nature

Questions about the Danube Delta trip:

The first group tour starts on 20 April and the last one on 5 Oct. Tours leave every 3 or 4 days depending on season and public holidays. Because of limited group size, spots get booked fast. For exact dates and availability, please send us a message.
Yes - but because you'll be renting a boat and guide just for you, costs will be much higher, approx. 950 Euro / person for a group of 2 people, depending on exact itinerary. If you want a custom tour for your group, please contact us.
Day 2 of this tour is reserved for birdwatching but this is NOT a specialist tour for birdwatching, wildlife photography or remote wild areas. If you're interested in this we can arrange a custom private tour for you. Please contact us for detail.

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