Tulcea - Mila 23 - Letea - Sulina Trip

Departure from Tulcea

Duration: 9-10 hours

Group tours (private on request)

What will we visit during this trip?

The route:

Tulcea > 36 canal > Sontea Veche canal > Mesteru lake > Nebunu lake > Cot Candura area > Baclanesti lake > Furtuna lake > Vacaru canal > Vacaru lake > Lighianca lake > Dunarea Veche (Old Danube) > Mila 23 village – 30 min break visiting the village > Eracle Canal > Bracliva canal > Radacinos lake > Trei Iezere lake > Miazazi canal > Miazazi lake > Matita lake > Suez canal > Merhei lake > Sidor canal > Letea village > Sidor canal > Barbosu canal > Cardon canal > Musura bay > K island [birds island] > Ship wreck Turgut S > The mouth of the Danube into the Black Sea (if we are lucky we can see dolphins) > the new lighthouse > the old lighthouse > Sulina beach / Sulina port
Return: Sulina branch > Crisan area > Gorgova area > Maliuc area > Partizani area > Intersection of Sulina branch with Sf. Gheorghe branch >Tulcea


– Mila 23 village – 30 min break to visit the village
– Letea Forest – 1 hour for the Forest Safari ( optional 30 RON / person)
– Letea Village – 1 hour to visit or enjoy a traditional fish lunch (optional 70 Ron / person)
– Sulina beach / Sulina port – 1,5 hours to visit the place

Route description

Our trip starts from Tulcea port, in less than 5 minutes we enter Canal 36 which is known as “the gates of the Danube Delta from Tulcea “. The canal is about 10 m wide and rich in flora. We can see some of the fauna such as small and large egrets, cormorants, and gray trout after which we enter the Sontea Veche canal. In a couple of minutes, we reach the platform area “La Scaunele” where a fisherman’s hut can be admired. Up next is Lake Nebunu, we cross Lake Baclanesti and Lake Fortuna, lakes that have large surfaces. Often in these lakes, we can see pelicans, swans, and other rare bird species. We enter the Vacaru canal where we have an area rich in white and yellow water lilies and an area with many reeds and rushes. Arriving in Mila 23, we make a quick stop to visit the village full of tradition as well as to admire the houses of the Lipovan Russians having unique architecture. Our trip continues on the Eracle canal where we visit Radacinos Lake, Trei Iezere Lake, Miaza Zi Lake, Matita Lake, and Merhei Lake, after which we enter the Sidor Canal, a special canal, the fine sand on the left and right bank makes us think of exotic areas. Arriving in Letea, we will make a stop. Here you can choose to serve a traditional fish lunch served by the locals (authorized as gastronomic points) or to enjoy a Safari in Letea forest. This is an old forest where you can see secular oaks, dunes, vines, and if you’re lucky you will see wild horses. We get back on our boat and we continue on the Barbosu canal, where we can admire a lot of water lilies, after which we reach the Musura bay where we can already feel the sea breeze because we approaching the Black Sea. We pass near the K island, named by the locals “the bird island”. We reach the Turgut S shipwreck, here the Danube embraces the Sea (the Danube flows into the Black Sea). If we are lucky we can also see dolphins. In a couple of minutes we reach the new lighthouse and the old one as well we arrive at sulina beach. Here we will make a 1.5-hour stop so you can visit the beach, if you would like you can swim or you can visit the port of Sulina and the sights in the Area. After this stop, we return directly to Tulcea on the Sulina branch.


– Forest Safari – in a horse-drawn carriage.  30 RON / person.
– Fish lunch* – is served by the locals. 70 RON/person. It can include: fish soup, fried fish, polenta, mujdei (traditional Romanian garlic sauce), a glass of wine, water, coffee
*The price of 70 lei per person is paid to the locals and it is not included in the price of the trip.

P̶rice: 2̶8̶9̶R̶̶̶O̶̶̶N̶̶̶/̶̶̶p̶̶̶e̶̶̶r̶̶̶s̶̶̶ ̶249RON/person

Prices for children: Free for children up to 4 years50% discount for children between 5-9 yearsfull-price ticket for children over 10 years

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