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Central and Eastern Europe

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Destination(s): Austria   Czech Republic   Hungary  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: May - June
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3750 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4060 US Dollar (USD)

Our comprehensive Central and Eastern European birding tour takes in several unique areas situated in four countries: Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Though the focus is essentially upon the region’s birds, we will certainly not neglect the many cultural and historical sites and old towns that we will encounter. Indeed, this is a region steeped in history, both ancient and recent, and there will be opportunities to opt out of some of the birding excursions for those who wish to take in a little history instead.

Central and Eastern Europe are quite simply superb for birds and birdwatchers. There are plenty of 'eastern' specialties that rarely, if ever, venture into the western regions of the continent; in fact, many species are far more abundant and easier to find in the east, no doubt due to its lack of development compared to the more affluent west.

The likes of Pygmy Cormorant, Ferruginous Duck, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Saker Falcon, Little Crake, Syrian and Grey-headed Woodpeckers, River Warbler and Lesser Grey Shrike are some of the species that come to mind. Other more widespread but no less spectacular birds include Golden Eagle, Great Bustard, Common Crane, Eurasian and Little Bitterns, Black Woodpecker and the beautiful Bluethroat.

We will stay in small guesthouses in good birding locations throughout this tour, and food will always consist of local cuisine. Several of the areas we visit are also wine-growing regions and we will no doubt sample a few!

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Vienna to Alpine Foothills.

Day 2: Alpine Foothills.

Day 3: Alpine Foothills to Trebon, the Czech Republic.

Day 4: Trebon.

Day 5: Trebon to Mikulov.

Day 6: Mikulov.

Day 7: Mikulov to Tata, Hungary.

Day 8: Tata to Hortobagy NP.

Days 9 & 10: June Hortobagy NP.

Day 11: Hortobagy to Hansag, Hungary.

Day 12: Hansag.

Day 13: Hansag to Vienna, Austria.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Central & Eastern Europe: 27 May - 08 Jun 2012 (13 days):
- US$3,750 * £2,360 * €2,680 * ZAR25,700 per person sharing (see below)
- Single Supplement: US$310.

Note: Tour prices fixed in US Dollars, other rates subject to exchange rate fluctuations.

About This Supplier
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Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2007
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At M17026 we have been delivering unbeatable birding and wildlife holidays since 1998. Our birding tours are professionally guided, fun and educational. They follow expertly planned itineraries and represent exceptional value for money. If you have not yet experienced the joys of world birding with us, we would be...

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