The Danube Delta “Fauna Paradise”. By Nathalia Gonzalez and Maylis Colin. Location and Directions. Located at the far Eastern corner of Romania’s Tulcea . In the Dobroja region, at the coast of the Black Sea and bordering Ukraine.
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By Nathalia Gonzalez and Maylis Colin
45° Northern Latitude
29° Eastern Longitude
Over 1000 species of plants, 90 species of fish, and over 312 species of birds.
Only people with a permit can enter the Biosphere Delta Reserve, which can be purchased for 10 Ron per person at hotels or travel agencies.
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority34 A Portului Str.820243 TulceaRomania
Small touristic villages surround the Danube delta’s branches. Some of these are ChiliaVeche, Periprava, Maliuc, Crisan, Mila 23, SfantuGheorge, Sulina and Uzlina.
The village’s populations are made up of Ukrainians, Russians, Lipovans, Bulgarians, Moldavans, Turks and Gagauz, a friendly people who fish, hunt, raise livestock, and harvest reeds.
Mahmudia: 4 star hotel, Mon Jardin. Price range: 115-130 Ron
Crisan: Danube Delta Resort. Price range: 110-130 Ron
Maliuc: 2 star hotel, Salcia. Price range: 90-120 Ron
SfantuGheorge: 3 star hotel, Delta Marina . Price range: 115-130 Ron
Minibus: 1,5 Ron per person
Taxi: 10 Ron for 2 km
2 hour boat trip: 5o lei per person
Natural Science Museum:
15 lei per adult
Sulina beach is a great place to go with kids since the water only goes up waist high. It is located 2 km from Sulina and tourists often take a mini bus (1.5 ron).
Tourists can take 2 hour- 6 hour long boat trips around the beautiful delta from private boat operators in SfantuGheorge. Some popular tours include seeing where the Danube enters the Black Sea.
At the heart of Tulcea is the Danube Delta Natural Science Museum. It is very educational and displays over 200 species of rare and interesting aquatic creatures.
Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the beautiful fauna of the Delta and it’s rare species of birds, fish, and mammals.
You can take a 12 day bird watching tour , hosted by Birding Paltours. They will take you from Bucharest and cross Sinaia, Brasov, Bran, and finally reach Tulcea.
In this trip you will be able to see over 330 different bird species. These include a variety of pelicans, falcons, eagles, and many more.
You will be allowed to roam freely, seeing more than just birds. The delta’s fish are also extraordinary, its largest catfish weighing over 400 kg!
village is home to the ruins of an
ancient Roman city called Halmyris.
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