EXPLORE THE WILD DANUBE DELTA!
Luxury week – end
Purcelu Bird Colony - here
you can observe during your trip one of the protected bird species around the world - Pygmy cormorant and bird species like Little egret, Spoonbill, Glossy ibis.
Lunch served by nuns at Saon Monastery - situated on the border of a beautiful lake.
Wine Tasting at Badila Cellars enjoy the special atmosphere of Niculitel vineyards
Day by day itinerary:
Day 1 - Friday
Arrive at Bucharest’s Henri Coanda Airport, board a luxury vehicle for the 180 mile transfer to Delta Nature Resort, passing through picturesque villages and small towns and getting a first experience of fascinating rural Romania. Once you have checked in and are comfortable at the Hotel you may attend a briefing by the resort’s exploration team. The day ends with a relaxing dinner at ‘Feathers’.
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Day 2 - Saturday
After breakfast, head out by boat to the Christian Orthodox Saon Monastery. It was built in 1846 and is home to some 40 nuns who run an organic farm on the banks of the picturesque Parches Lake. Here you have lunch prepared by the nuns and served in the refractory adorned by hand painted frescos. After lunch stroll through the chapel and church at Saon before moving on to the Badila Cellars in the Niculitel vineyards. The vineyards of the area are said to have been planted by Roman soldiers in the 15th century. Sample some of the 20 year old wines from the cellars before heading back to the resort.
Later in the day, board on a boat trip to the Purchelu mixed bird colony close to Tulcea.
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Day 3 - Sunday
A venture into the heart of the natural reserve: after breakfast we take you to Tulcea, transfer into a boat and explore some of the main channels and lakes of the Delta. In addition to visiting the largest colony of white pelicans in Europe, you can spot most of the birds of the area and navigate the narrow channels that connect the lakes and reed-beds.
Lunch is a traditional Delta fish soup, freshly cooked and served on one of the islands en-route. Before returning to the resort, spend some time in Tulcea to see the museums of natural history, anthropology and archaeology.
Back at the resort enjoy relaxing massage or a dip in the pool before dinner at ‘Feathers’.
Day 4 – Monday
After breakfast, departure for Bucharest in time for your return flight.
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