Birdwatching&Photo tours

We organize photo and birdwatching tours only on request as our regular tours are focus on the nature and we can offer routes depending on your needs. You will have a profesional guide in either the person of Ciprian Safca(the son), Ionel Safca(the father) or one of our parteners.

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We can offer classic boats, catamaran boats or speedboats(yes you can do birdwatching and photo tours from the speedboat) depending on the season and what you wish to see. You will have our full support with an itinerary fited for your needs.

Want to have a life time experience capturing the best photos?

Come with us to have a extraordinaire adventure.

We also use smaller boats to go where the water is shallow and only rowing boats can enter:

The birdwatching pictures of one of our clients from September 2015 here!

Here are some photos that belong to us and have been made during our trips.

Birdwatching tour Options :

Classic Boats:

ONE DAY trip on the following route: 

Tulcea – Channel Tulcea – channel Mile 36 – channel Sireasa – Lake Mester – near lake Nebunu – channel Sontea – Cot Candura – channel Sontea – cross Lake Baclenesti  – channel Sontea Noua – behind Lake Nebunu exiting at „Scaunele” – channel Sireasa – channel Mile 36 – Brat Tulcea – Tulcea. On this trip we also can offer a traditional meal of fish near a fisherman’s home!

 

TWO DAYS trip on the following route:

First day: Tulcea – Channel Tulcea – channel Mile 36 – channel Sireasa – Lake Mester – near lake Nebunu – channel Sontea – Cot Candura – channel Sontea – near Lake Baclenesti  – cross Lake Fortuna – channel Sontea – old Danube – Village Mila 23. Visit the village and the surrounding area. For lunch we will offer sandwiches and the dinner will be served at the pension where you will be staying for the night. You will be serving a traditional meal of fish.

Second day: Morning breakfast – leave for Lake Ligheanca and the surrounding channels – coming back at noon for lunch – traditional meal of fish – fish soup with garlic sauce, grilled fish, a glass of local tuica(vodka), coffe and desert. We depart back to Tulcea on the old side of the Danube – channel Olguta – channel Sontea – reaching & crossing Lake Baclanesti – channel Sontea Noua – behind Lake Nebunu exiting at „Scaunele” – channel Sireasa – channel Mile 36 – channel Tulcea – Tulcea. 

 

TREE DAYS trip on the following route:

First day: Tulcea – Channel Tulcea – channel Mile 36 – channel Sireasa – Lake Mester – near lake Nebunu – channel Sontea – Cot Candura – channel Sontea – near Lake Baclenesti  – cross Lake Fortuna – channel Sontea – old Danube – Village Mila 23. Visit the village and the surrounding area.

For lunch we will offer sandwiches and the dinner will be served at the pension where you will be staying for the night. You will be serving a traditional meal of fish.

Second day: Morning breakfast – leave for channel Eracle – channel Lopatna – cross Lake Matita – cross Lake Merhei and reaching Letea village. Here you will recive sandwiches and then head out to visit The Letea Forest, to see the Wild Horses and the Dunes of Sand(this will take ~2.5 hours) – leave for the village Mila 23 on channel Magearu – Old Danube – exit behid Crisan – village Mila 23 where you will have a late dinner of fish:)

Thrid day: Morning breakfast – leave for Lake Ligheanca and the surrounding channels – coming back at noon for lunch – traditional meal of fish – fish soup with garlic sauce, grilled fish, a glass of local tuica(vodka), coffe and desert. We depart back to Tulcea on the old side of the Danube – channel Olguta – channel Sontea – reaching & crossing Lake Baclanesti – channel Sontea Noua – behind Lake Nebunu exiting at „Scaunele” – channel Sireasa – channel Mile 36 – channel Tulcea – Tulcea.  

Speedbots Tours:

One day tour:

a) Up to Mila23 – similar with the 5h tour to Mila23 from speedboats tab, only focused on birds/nature/photos.

b) Up to Letea – similar with the 9h tour to Mila23 and Letea Forest from speedboats tab, only focused on birds/nature/photos.

Two days tours:

Day one: Tulcea – Sulina – We see where the Danube goes into the Black Sea in the gulf of Musura. Break to visit the City of Sulina and serve lunch in a local pleasant restaurant. After lunch we head out to Letea forest, to do a safari with a 4 by 4 car in order to see the subtropical forest of Letea(old forest of oak trees, white poplars and many others), the dunes of sand similar with the desert and with some luck the wild horses of Letea. Here there are also swamps and we will be able to see birds Stilts, Shelduck, Avocette, Godwits and so on. From here we head out to Mila23 in the areas of the lakes Merhei, Matita, Miazazi. We can arrange accomodation in a local hostel/pension that we work with and we know the services they offer. You can also book your own(in which case the guide/driver has to booked aswell). Here we will be serving the dinner and breakfast.

Day 2: We head out and see the lakes up to Tulcea: Ligheanca, Vacaru, Furtuna, Baclanesti, Martin, Nebunu, Mester and the additional channels. We can arrange for a traditional meal of fish in a fisherman’s place.

Three days tours:

Day one: We head out to Sfantul Gheorghe – arrive in the village and serve a traditional lunch in a local guesthouse, then we see where the Danube goes into the Sea on Sfantul Gheorghe branch, then head out to see the area of Sahalin islands – a place with shallow water where many birds gather to feast. In the afternoon, depending on the time we can catch the Sunset on the water. We can arrange accomodation in a local hostel/pension that we work with and we know the services they offer. You can also book your own(in which case the guide/driver has to booked aswell). Here we will be serving the dinner and breakfast.

Day two: We head to Sulina to see where the Danube goes into the Black Sea in the gulf of Musura. Break to visit the City of Sulina and serve lunch in a local pleasant restaurant. After lunch we head out to Letea forest, to do a safari with a 4 by 4 car in order to see the subtropical forest of Letea(old forest of oak trees, white poplars and many others), the dunes of sand similar with the desert and with some luck the wild horses of Letea. Here there are also swamps and we will be able to see birds Stilts, Shelduck, Avocette, Godwits and so on. From here we head out to Mila23 in the areas of the lakes Merhei, Matita, Miazazi. We can arrange accomodation in a local hostel/pension that we work with and we know the services they offer. You can also book your own(in which case the guide/driver has to booked aswell). Here we will be serving the dinner and breakfast.

Day 3: We head out and see the lakes up to Tulcea: Ligheanca, Vacaru, Furtuna, Baclanesti, Martin, Nebunu, Mester and the additional channels. We can arrange for a traditional meal of fish in a fisherman’s place.

 

You can see our previous birdwatching tours here: 2014, 2013.

Birdwatching in the Danube Delta with SAFCA DELTA TOURS