Welcome to The Danube Delta & Black Sea Coast

Further south, around Constanţa, a string of lively beach resorts draws a different kind of wildlife altogether. Everywhere you go you'll find evidence of Romania's long historical connections to ancient Greece and Rome, as well as surviving pockets of more recent Turkish, Tartar and Lippovani/Old Believer cultures.

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$63.57 Day Trips & Excursions

GROUP Guided Day Trip in Danube Delta, Tulcea - Letea - program 2018

Meeting hour is 8:00. It is better to arrive 15 minutes before this hour, to have enough time for boarding.Departure is from pontoon in Port Aval - Tulcea (you'll receive an email with details of this point).Basically, on this day trip you can see a good part of the Danube Delta, to feel the pulse of the wonderful area, far away from the rest of the world, to eat a traditional fish lunch (optional), to see an unique piece of nature in the world.You'll see both parts of the Danube Delta – the river Delta (the part formed by the river) and the Sea Delta (formed by the sea), we see both kinds of habitates, water, lakes and canals filled with vegetation  and desert area, Letea, with it’s peculiarities which you will find on the spot.You'll travel with low-medium speed.The boat ride at an average speed of about 10 km/h (6.5 m/h) and will stop at all points of interest for enjoying the wonderful scenery, for a few photos with Delta flora and fauna.The route starts with one of the most beautiful areas of the Danube Delta, Garla Sireasa and Garla Sontea till Mila23 Village where you'll take a short break and see Lotka Museum, opened by Ivan Patzaichin then proceed to Letea over wild lakes and chanels. Here you'll take a safari car and visit Letea Forest, the northernmost subtropical forest in Europe. You'll see wild horses, oaks grown on salty sand and other attractions of the place (depending on season).In Letea village visit, you can talk with the locals, eat a traditional fish lunch at a local household very beautiful and clean (optional). After lunch you'll go on the way back, on a different route (mostly).The timing of this trip is:    about 3.5 to 4 hours to Letea     2 hours forest visit     1 hour lunch     return trip is about 3.5 hoursLunch:Lunch can be provided at a local household in Letea Village. Here they cook fresh fish daily, in Ukraine traditional style. Please remember is not possible to order on the spot because there is no time for preparation. The hosts cook only for the number of persons already booked.Lunch consist of first plate (soup) and second plate (a kind of fish meal). Water is provided for lunch but no other drinks (you can order from the bar). Order for lunch is done in the morning, at the departure, to the guide.Meals are offered in the menu board system, that serves the same for everyone, not be ordered individually. Menu price is 50 lei / person.Personal equipment required: • Trousers and long sleeve blouses • Watch Cap (not baseball cap) + Sun hat • Sunglasses • Jacket or a raincoatPlease take very seriously the equipment requirement. Weather in Danube Delta can be changeable, you will feel uncomfortable if you are not well protected.

$266.48 Day Trips & Excursions

Constanta Private Shore Excursion: Bucharest City Tour with Palace of Parliament

Your private driver-guide will meet you at the pier at 8am, right after you leave the ship. On the 2-hours drive to Bucharest, your private driver-guide will introduce you to the history and culture of Romania, giving you also a great insight into present-day Romania. Both on the way to Bucharest and back water, juice and snacks will be complementary.In Bucharest, we will first embark on a panoramic tour of the city and see the main landmarks of the Romania capital. Many beautiful old buildings from different epochs can be admired on Bucharest's large tree-lined boulevards. In the Village Museum, a beautiful open-air museum, you can see old houses from all over the country, built in different architectural styles.We will also explore the Revolution Square: the former Royal Palace, which is now the National Arts Museum, the equestrian statue of King Carol I, the first Romanian king, the Atheneum, a beautiful concert hall built 1888 is one of the symbols of the city, the University Library and, of course, the former headquarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.The Revolution Square is connected to the anti-communist Revolution from December 1989. The former Romanian communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu held his last speech here, we will also see the balcony from where on December, 21st 1989 he was trying to calm down the Romanian protesters.One of the highlights of this excursion is a visit inside the former Ceausescu Palace, also know as the Palace of Parliament, the second largest building in the world! The tour lasts one hour and will give you a good idea about Ceausescu's megalomania. Our next visit is the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Patriarch's church on a nearby hill. We will visit the 17th century Romanian Orthodox church and find out more about the Orthodox faith.After the visit, you can have lunch in the Old Town. We will have then a stroll along the streets of this former merchants quarter. Many merchants of Bucharest were Armenian, Jewish and Greek, who left the city after the communists took over. Now, this whole area is full of street cafees and restaurants. You will visit the very fine 18th century Stavropoleos monastery, see the ruins of the former princely court and the impressive Manuc Inn, built in 1808, serving the caravans of merchants coming from the Orient and going further to Transylvania, Budapest and Vienna.In the afternoon, we will drive back to Constanta port and arrive at the ship in time for your departure.

$484.29 Day Trips & Excursions

Danube Delta Day Trip from Tulcea

Book a day trip in the Danube Delta and have the chance to visit this amazing place, with many areas unspoiled by human hands. You will have the opportunity to observe the natural elements as the boats go at an average speed of 20 km/h. We will stop at all the points of interest in order to take pictures and savour the images offered by the Delta flora and fauna.Our journey starts with one of the most beautiful regions of the Delta, Garla Sontea and we descend on Channel 36, Garla Sireasa and Garla Sontea. Afterwards we go up and reach Mila 23 village where we will stop and visit the Lotca Museum (lotca - traditional wooden boat used by fishermen in Danube Delta) opened by Ivan Patzaichin, one of the most important sportsmen in Romania with multiple Olympic and world champion medals. We proceed through Radacinos lakes, Trei Iezere, Bogdaproste (when the water level allows it) and we enter the Old Danube, the Madgearu Canal and after a lot of amazing sceneries we reach Letea village. We continue our trip by jeep in order to visit Letea Forest, the northernmost subtropical forest in Europe. You will have the opportunity to observe wild horses, oaks grown on salty sand and many other attractions of the place, depending on the season. Next, our local experience includes visiting Letea village, talking to the people and, optionally, a traditional fish lunch at a very beautiful and clean local household. After, we will start our journey back to Tulcea, but we can assure you that everything looks completely different, you will not recognise the place that you went through.Meeting point: the pier at Port Aval – Tulcea at 08:00 AMTrip duration: 10-12 hours

$495.88 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Safari Experience in the Danube Delta

Day 1 | Departure from Bucharest Your day trip will start early in the morning when our tour guide will pick you up. From Bucharest, you will be directly transferred to Tulcea, the place where the Danube River splits into three channels. Also known as Europe’s Amazon River, the Danube Delta is filled with rare species of plants and birds, and offer a rare opportunity to enjoy the unspoiled nature. At 16:00 we will leave for a traditional fishing village located in the heart of the Danube Delta, Mila 23. The village was founded by the Lipovans, a group of Russian refugees that blend in perfectly with the surrounding scenery. Certain areas of the Delta can only be explored via rowing boats or kayaks, and the narrow channels surrounded by tall trees and lush vegetation stand as a barrier between civilization and unspoiled nature. Day 2 | Danube Delta – Sulina After breakfast, we will leave for one of the oldest human settlements in Romania by following the Sulina Branch. The port of Sulina was mentioned for the first time more than 1,000 years ago under the name of Selina, and it the most eastern point in Romania. Here, we will the most important landmarks, such as the old churches, the 55 feet tall lighthouse located in the middle of the town, the museum inside the lighthouse, and the St. Alexander and St. Nicholas Cathedral. In Sulina, we will enjoy a warm delicious lunch at a local guesthouse on the shore, and then we will take a bus trip to the nearby beach. Here, you will have 3 to 4 hours at your disposal, and you can swim in the sea, relax on the shore, or take a stroll along the beach. Upon request, you can take a relaxing walk through the beautiful Sulina cemetery, and then reunite with the rest of the group on the beach. Day 3 | Day trip to the Letea Village and Forest After a delicious breakfast, we will take a boat to the Letea, a beautiful village filled with numerous traditional houses built with wood and clay, with thatched roofs and painted in lively shades of blue and green. After touring the village, we will take a car ride to the nearby forest, the northernmost subtropical forest in Europe. Here, you will see the world’s only oak forest on salty sand, lianas, and a subtropical flora that cannot be found elsewhere in Romania, as well as the famous wild horses of the Danube Delta. Upon returning from the forest we will take a short walking tour through the village to see and photograph the traditional houses. Lunch will be served back at the guest house, and after a few hours, we will go see the sunset. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Day 4 | Departure After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tulcea by boat, and then we will take a car back to Bucharest.

$52.14 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival Transfer: Airport to Constanta Arrival Hotel Transfer

Skip the stress of finding a taxi or sharing a shuttle at the start of your trip. Simply enter your details when you book, pay in advance, and then show your voucher to your driver when you land at Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport (CND).Sit back and enjoy the approximately 35-minute ride in a private vehicle, without worrying about taxi meters or getting lost. Service is available to Constanta and Mamaia Resort. Vehicles are less than 3 years old.Please note:  Price listed is per person. Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions.

$139.03 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Departure Transfer: Constanta Departure Hotel to Bucharest Airport Transfer

Skip the stress of booking a taxi or finding a shuttle service when it’s time to depart Romania. Just enter your details when you book, pay in advance, and then show your voucher to your driver during hotel pickup.Travel in a private vehicle less than 3 years old on the approximately 2.5-hour drive from Constanta to Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP, also known as Otopeni International Airport).Please note: Price is per person. Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions.