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ROMANIA BIRDING TOURS > TOUR INFORMATION AT A GLANCE

Tour starting and ending time: It is important to book your flight according to the official starting and ending times of the tour! Our bus and guide will be waiting all participants in the Otopeni Airport at Bucharest. Please make sure you can reach the starting point in time at 14:00 on the tour starting date! If you wish to arrive earlier to Bucharest our office can help you to book accommodation and logistics. However if you arrive early you need to make your way to the airport for the meeting time. In some cases we can pick up clients from the nearby airport hotels (please check with our office). Also very important that the tour only ends at 17:00 on the last day so please do not book flights out of Bucharest earlier than 19:00 on the last day!

The tour: This 8 day tour was designed to visit the best birdwatching places with fantastic scenery. We also include Brown Bear watching in this exciting programme. If you plan a trip to Romania you can combine this birding tour with the Danube Delta - Dobrudja Spring Tour!

Locations to be visited: Bucegi Natural Park (2nts), Fogaras Mountains, Torocko World Heritage Area (2 nts), Harghita Mountains, Ghiurghiu Mountains, Bicaz Gorge National Park (3nts).

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 hotels in the Bucegi area (2 nts), Torockó area (2nts) and the Hargita area (3 nts). All rooms en suite.

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

Walking: Mostly easy walks throughout the tour - our walks are typically shorter, mostly along forest trails with some slopes but all taken at a gentle pace. There could be one or two moderate hikes (optional) in the high Carpathians. Sturdy waterproof walking shoes advised.

Travel: Bucharest to Bucharest. Ground transport is depending on the number of participants. Car up to three persons and coach/minibus for four person and above.

Expected birdlist: 140 - 160 species