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Birdwatching and Wildlife at Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary (7 Days)

offered by supplier M20514 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Hungary  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: April - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 399 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1099 US Dollar (USD)

Based int he heart of the Kiskunsag National Park we will look for displaying Great Bustards and one of Europe’s largest populations of this enormous grassland species. Pre-breafast walks in and around the gardens of Kondor Eco Lodge will find such delights as Bee-eater, Golden Oriole, Hoopoe, Red-backed Shrike and Roller. Nearby we can find Wryneck, Syrian and Black Woodpeckers. A short night walk will have us lost to Scops Owl and Nightjar. The KIskunsag grassland is the typical habitat for Stone Curlew, Tawny Pipit and Lesser Grey Shrike; perfect hunting area for some great raptors such as Imperial Eagle, Red-footed and Saker Falcon. Here we can search for Collared Pratincole and Long-eared Owl, while nearby floodplain can hold Bittern, Spotted, Little and Corncrake, White-tailed Eagle, Pygmy Cormorant, Moustached Warblers and White-winged Terns.

Migrant birds will enhance our tour and we may be lucky with a trip of Dotterel. Mammal we will look for include Roe Deer, Brown Hare, Eastern Hedgehog, European Souslik, Russian/Eversmann’s Polecat, Southern Birch Mouse, Root Vole, Pond Bat, Otter and Badger. Many species of butterfly will be sought such as Southern Festoon, Provencal Short-tailed Blue, Alcon Blue, Freyer’s Purple Emperor. Dragonflies will be numerous, including Red-eyed, Azure, Variable and White-legged Damselfly, Ruddy & Spotted Darter, Four-spotted Chaser, Black-tailed Skimmer, Downy Emerald, Scarce Chaser, Norfolk or Green-eyed Hawkers, Lilypad Whiteface. Our moth lights will keep us busy and amongst the wealth of flowers we will look for Green-winged Orchid and Siberian and Dwarf Iris.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Fly from UK, arrive to Budapest. Drive to Kiskunsag looking for Great Bustard along the way.

Day 2 - 6: Based in our beautiful Eco-Lodge in the heart of the Kiskunsag National Park, we will explore many varied habitats looking for a wide variety of specialty birds and other forms of wildlife.

Day 7: Our final day we will see us return to Budapest for our return flight back to the UK.

Supplemental Tour Information:
We have such bird-species like: Roller, Bee-eater, Golden Oriole, Hoopoe, Nightjar, Scops Owl, 6 Woodpecker, Great Bustard, Stone Curlew, Imperial, Short-toed, White-tailed Eagle, Red-footed, Saker Falcon, Long-legged Buzzard, Collared Pratincole, 3 marsh Terns, Pygmy Cormorant, Ferruginous Duck, Black-necked Grebe, Squacco, Purple Heron, Spoonbill, Spotted, Little, Corncrake, Great Reed, Savi's, Moustached and River Warbler, Common Cranes, Lesser White-fronted, Red-breasted, Brant Geese, Horned Lark, Twite, Snow and Lapland Bunting

Butterfly species: Alcon Blue, Freyer's Purple Emperor, Southern Festoon, Swallowtail, Scarce Swallowtail, Comma, Esper's Marbled White, Marbled White bugacensis, Tree Grayling, False Ringlet, Provencal Short-tailed Blue, and many more

Dragonfly species: Red-eyed, Azure, Variable and White-legged Damselfly, Ruddy and Spotted Darter, Four-spotted Chaser, Black-tailed Skimmer, Downy Emerald, Scarce Chaser, Emperor and Lesser Emperor, Norfolk/Green-eyed Hawkers, Lilypad Whiteface.

Wildflowers species: Early Spider, Bug, Toothed, Green-winged Orchid, White Helleborine, Siberian and Dwarf Iris, Artemesia santonicum, Achillea collina, Scorzonera parviflora, Siberian Statice, Plantago schwarzenbergiana, Camphorosma annua.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All travel as noted in the itinerary
- All accommodation based on shared rooms, single rooms for extra charge
- 3 meals per day
Breakfast
Packed lunch
Dinner (consists of at least two courses)
- Services of the leader(s)
- Trip materials.

Price Excludes:
- Flights to and from Budapest, Hungary
- Optional programs to places of interest and entrance fees involved
- Airport and other departure taxes
- Tips
- Food beyond generally 3 meals/day mentioned in the itineraries
- Excess baggage charges
- Telephone calls
- Alcoholic beverages
- Compulsory personal insurance.

About This Supplier
Location: Hungary
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2010

M20514 is currently Hungary’s only officially registered incoming tour operator on its market. We organize Birdwatching, Butterfly, Dragonfly, General Nature and any type of ground-trips that are closely related to nature, such as canoeing, hiking, cycling tours in Central and Eastern Europe. Our ecotourism aims at...

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