Birdwatching in Serbia (11 days / 10 nights)

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Day 1. BELGRADE – NOVI SAD (D)

Arrival to Belgrade airport. Transfer to Novi Sad and accommodation in a hotel. Free time. In the afternoon sightseeing of Novi Sad. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Novi Sad.

 

Day 2. NOVI SAD – FRUSKA GORA MOUNTAIN – NOVI SAD (B,D)
Breakfast. Departure to Fruška Gora mountain, and birdwatching - Imperial Eagle, Goshawk, Honey Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Hobby, Saker Falcon, Wood Lark, Crested Lark, Black, Grey-headed, Syrian and Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Hoopoe, Golden Oriole, European Bee-eater, Short-toed Treecreeper, Collared Flycatcher, Hawfinch, Ortolan Bunting, Black-headed Bunting. Wine and grape from the nearby vineyard on the brows of the Fruska Gora Mountain, are one more highlights of this town. Visit to one of the wine cellar, with snack and tasting of local branded aromatic wine called Bermet. Dinner in Sremski Karlovci. Return to Novi Sad. Overnight.

 

Day 3. NOVI SAD – ZASAVICA – NOVI SAD (B,L)
Breakfast. Departure to Zasavica – special nature reserve, 50km far from Novi Sad. Boat driving and birdwatching in this area - Little Grebe, Pygmu Cormorant, Little Bittern, Night Heron, Little Egret, White Stork, Ferruginous Duck, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Goshawk, Hobby, Turtle Dove, Cuckoo, Barn Owl, Long-eared Owl, Little Owl, Green Woodpecker, Syrian Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Crested Lark, Tawny pipit, Black-headed Yellow Wagtail, Nightingale, Black Redstart, Whinchat, Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Penduline Tit, Short-toed Treecreeper, Red-backed Shrike, Golden Oriole, House Sparrow, Tree Sparrow, Serin, Hawfinch, Corn Bunting. Lunch. Return to Novi Sad. Overnight.

 

Day 4. NOVI SAD – BEČEJ FISH POND – NOVI SAD (B)
Breakfast. Early departure to fish pond Bečej. This is the area with artificial lakes (around 50km), surrounded with stepes. Lakes are used for commercial production of carps and as a natural sanctuary for migrating watter birds. Birds that can be seen here - Bittern, Little Bittern, Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Ferruginous Duck, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Goshawk, Black Kite, Honey Buzzard, Water Rail, Whiskered and Black Terns, Barn, Little, Scops and Tawny Owls, Syrian and Lesser-spotted Woodpeckers, Tawny Pipit, Crested Lark, Red-backed Shrike, Great Reed Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Savi's Warbler, River Warbler, Penduline Tit, Bearded Tit, Bluethroat, Serin, Corn Bunting. Return to Novi Sad. Overnight.

 

Day 5. NOVI SAD - CARSKA SWAMP (B, D)
Breakfast. Departure to Carska swamp. Boat cruise in Carska Swamp and birdwatching - Bittern, Little Bittern, Great White Egret, Squacco Heron, Spoonbill, Ferruginous Duck, Garganey, White-tailed Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Water Rail, Corn Crake, Little Crake, Whiskered and Black Terns, Lesser spotted, Middle-spotted and Syrian Woodpeckers, Wryneck, Red-backed Shrike, Penduline Tit, Bearded Tit, Great Reed Warbler, Marsh Warbler, River Warbler, Savi's Warbler. Departure to hotel. Accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.

 

Day 6. CARSKA SWAMP – DELIBLATO SANDS – BELA CRKVA (B)
Breakfast. Departure to Deliblato Sands. This unique wilderness comprises 33,000 hectares of steppe and mixed forest growing on the largest area of sand in Europe, once part of a vast prehistoric desert. The region is famed for its high degree of endemism, including many unique plants, reptiles and insects. It is also home to one of the greatest variety of mammals in Europe, with such rarities as European Molerats, Marbled Polecats and at least three packs of Grey Wolves. Birdwatching - Glossy Ibis, Bittern, Little Bittern, Squacco Heron, Great White Egret, Spoonbill, Ferruginous Duck, Garganey, White-tailed Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Osprey, Goshawk, Saker Falcon, Scops Owl, European Nightjar, Black Woodpecker, European Bee-eater, Hoopoe, European Roller, Wryneck, Sand Martin (up to 18.000 pairs), Tawny Pipit, Red-backed Shrike, Barred Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Northern Wheatear. Departure to Bela Crkva. Accommodation in apartments. Overnight.

 

Day 7. BELA CRKVA – DJERDAP CANYON – DONJI MILANOVAC (B, D)
Breakfast. Departure to the place where will start the boat cruise (max 6 pax per boat). Boat cruise through boglands of Danube that is extremely wide on this place. Crossing over the Danube by scow, and departure through the Djerdap canyon. Traditional dinner and gathering with the naive sculptor, the host. The ambient will be filled with the sounds of flute and with the sunset with the view on the Danube and surounding mountains. Departure to hotel in Donji Milanovac. Overnight.

 

Day 8. DJERDAP NATIONAL PARK – IRON GATE (B,L)
Breakfast. Transfer and walking tour through the most interesting part of the national Park. Optional - visit to the Lepenski vir- archaeological location, that was a center of prehistoric culture in period between 7000 and 6000 years BC. Djerdap canyon is very important for vultures reproduction and for the hibernate of the watter birds. This is day is reserved for walking and enjoying in birds and natural beauties. You will have a chance to see - Cormorants, Bald coot, Llittle egret, Predators, Grey heron, Snipes, White stork, Doves, Black stork, Pigeons, Mallard, Owls, Teal, Woodpeckers, Wigeon, Warblers, Diving ducks, Passerines, Smew, Tits. Lunch – picnic with traditional specialties, in the nature. Optional dinner in fish restaurant in Donji Milanovac. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

 

Day 9. DONJI MILANOVAC – NORTH KUCAJ MOUNTAINS – BELGRADE (BL)
Breakfast. Departure to Kucaj Mountain. Walking to one of the peaks of the Northern Kucaj with beautifull lookouts. Departure to a cave - short walk through this cave. Lunch in the nature, near the cave. Departure to Belgrade. Accommodation in a hotel. Optional dinner in a national restaurant. Overnight.

 

Day 10. BELGRADE (B,D)
Breakfast. Sightseeing of Belgrade. Free time for individual activities. Dinner. Return to hotel. Overnight.

 

Day 11. BELGRADE (B)
Breakfast. Transfer to airport. The end of the program.

 

Price for groups (per person in double room)

8 pax
12 pax
16 pax
966 €
817 €
753 €

supplement for 1/1 - 85 €

 

The price includes:
- Transfers according to the program
- Accommodation according to the program
- 3 x lunch (day 3, day 8, day 9)
- 5 x dinner (day 1, day 2, day 5, day 7, day 10)
- Boat cruise (day 3, day 5, day 7)
- English speaking guide, expert for birdwatching and botanica
- Entrance tickets (cave, scow)

 

The price does not includes:
- Airplain tickets
- 6 x Lunch ( day 1, day 2, day 5, day 6, day 7, day 10)
- 5 x Dinner (day 3, day 4, day 6, day 8, day 9)
- Wine tasting (day 2) - OPTIONAL
- Entrance tickets (Lepenski vir) (day 8) - OPTIONAL

 

Meals:
(B) = Breakfast
(L) = Lunch
(D)= Dinner

 

 

Birdwatching Tour - 1 days

 

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