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The tour: A five day holiday to eastern Hungary, focusing on finding the spectacular Red-breatsed Goose geese (including Lesser White-fronted Goose) through the Hortobágy as well as Eastern Imperial Eagle, Saker and Great Bustard plus Ural and Eurasian Eagle Owls and 8 species of woodpeckers in the Zemplén Hills.

Locations to be visited: The World Heritage Hortobágy National Park (4nts).

Group Size: The tour is guaranteed departure from 3 participants upwards with a maximum group size of 10 participants plus Sakertour leader.

Accommodation: Comfortable rural accommodation with great birding right outside the hotel in the Hortobágy area (4 nts). All rooms are en suite.

Meals: All included in the price. The food is good! Breakfast and dinner at the hotels. Lunches will either be taken at a traditional Hungarian inn or csárda, or as picnics in the field.

Walking: In the Hortobagy, easy walks over flat terrain. Sturdy waterproof walking shoes advised. November and March weather can be mixed, but generally cool to cold. Sunny and rainy periods also possible, Pack waterproof walking boots and overtrousers, just in case.

Travel: Budapest to Budapest. Ground Transport is depending on the number of participants. Car up to three persons and coach/minibus for four person and above. If we use a coach/minibus we will also have a local driver

Expected birdlist: 60-75 species