Ride the bike to Danube’s kilometer 0, the ending point of Eurovelo 6 (Donauradweg) and enjoy cycling in one of Europe’s best preserved natural paradise: the Danube Delta. Floating reed islands, inland lakes, lagoons, labyrinths of channels, marsh and a great diversity in wildlife – all to be explored in this bike&boat tour. In this amazing landscape we will cross through remote fishermen villages and we’ll bathe in the Black Sea at Sulina Beach.

 

Program

Day 1 Arrival to Bucharest/Airport. You will be transferred (approx. 4 h.) to Tulcea in Danube Delta. Embarkation on the comfortable floating hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Nufaru – Sfantu Gheorge (approx. 30 km) Along the most southern Danube arm through the nature reserve Bestepe Hills. A wonderful view deep down into the Delta will make you forget some ascents. At the small fishing village Murighiol we enter by boat into a maze of channels, floating islands, dense forest and a wildernesses experience pure. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 3: Journey to mile “0” – the mouth (approx. 20 km) A bumpy gravel path – the right the wide open of the Black Sea, left the lush green reeds and marsh land. In the loneliness of the Danube Delta Cormorants and Great White Egrets are our permanent companions. Mile “0” at Sulina: the Danube has reached its destination at the lighthouse and starts melding with the salt of the sea. The thought of the long journey of this mighty river let us pause. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 4: Gulf of Musura – Crisan (approx. 20 km) Bike tour along the birds-paradise Musura-Bay on natural streets to the picturesque village Letea. It seems as time stands still here. The houses made of reeds and clay, lovely painted in blue, and all around a contemplative silence. Nearby the village, located on a sandbank a special natural phenomenon: a tropical forest with climbing plants and lianes. By boat we will reach the fishing village Crisan. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 5: Fauna and Flora of the Danube Delta (day of rest) During the boat ride through a labyrinth of narrow waterways we will pass by small fishing villages and again experience very intensively the incredible diversity of the Fauna and Flora of the UNESCO World Heritage Danube Delta. In the afternoon we return from a surreal dream world to the vibrant town life of Tulcea. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 6: Monasteries of Dobrogea (approx. 27-34 km) Round trip through a gently rolling landscape to the Orthodoxe nunnery Celic Dere, the biggest convent of the Dobrogea territory. The romantic, dreamy abbey of Saon with its distinctive windmill, is located amidst vineyards right on the bank of the Danube. Near Parques from a ridge a fantastic view over the extensive, juicy green floodplain directly on the boarder to the Ukraine. Transfer back to Tulcea. Overnight in Ibis Guesthouse 4*

Day 7: Lagoon-tour to the Cape Dolosman (approx. 30-45 km) By bus to the old, Turkish-populated village Babadag. , By bike we are passing nesting sites of bee-eater colonies and reach the medieval fortress of Enisala, which is located high over the Danube. Lets take a breathtaking view over the Lagoon Razim! The nature reserve of Cape Dolosman with the Greek-Roman excavations of Argamum seperates the Delta-lakes Golovita and Razim. Overnight in Ibis Guesthouse 4*.

Day 8: Transfer Tulcea-Bucharest After breakfast transfer by bus back to the Romanian Capital Bucharest.

Tour dates

26.08. - 02.09.17
06.09. - 13.09.17
    
     2018
21.04. - 28.04.18
09.05. - 16.05.18
19.05. - 26.05.18
04.06. - 11.06.18
17.06. - 24.06.18
25.08. - 01.09.18
08.09. - 15.09.18
22.09. - 29.09.18
29.09. - 06.10.18

To book this tour in one of the above periods, please contact Rad&Reisen.

For different travel dates or modified programs you can use the Custom Tours form.

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