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AKKERMAN AND SHABO   

The White Citadel and its White Wines (1 day)

In the 6th century BC, Greeks from Miletus established the colony of Tyras on the western shore of the Dneister liman. It was known to Strabo, Ptolemy and Pliny. The settlement was later ruled by the Scythians, and was known as Asperon by Roman historians - which meant "white"...More...  

 

ASKANIA NOVA

Week-end Eurasian Steppe Safari (2 days)

The present day Biosphere Reserve at Ascania Nova was founded by (and named after) a German settler, Friedrich Falz-Fein, when he set aside the first plot of virgin steppe in 1898. On April 1919, the site was declared a nature reserve...More...  

 

AT THE EDGE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

The Roman Empire included three regions of the northern Black Sea - Danube, Dnieper and Crimean. This tour will guide travelers to the Danube area – the northern boundary of the ancient empire. It can start from two points – Odessa and Reni...More...

 

BESSARABIAN ADVENTURE

Three days in the Danubian steppes, forests and wetlands (3 days)

This tour is a sweep through the land of the medieval Wallachian Bassarab Princes - hence the region's local name  of Bessarabia. It covers a host of outstanding historical, cultural and natural sites including the Dniester National Park...More...

 

BIRDWATCING IN THE DANUBE DELTA AND LAKE DISTRICT

A week in the Europe's most dynamic river delta (8 days)

The Danube Delta and Lakes District is situated 200 km south-west of Odessa. It ranks among the top biodiversity sites in Europe, exhibiting its most natural complex of wetlands, steppes, steppe-forests and rivirine forests. Over 220 species of birds have been recorded here...More...

 

DANUBE BIRDING ADVENTURE (11 days)

Take a Danube Birding Adventure from Vilkovo in the delta to Belgrade in the middle reaches. This unique and exclusive tour covers five countries along the Danube: Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. It is organised by two highly experienced companies, Salix Nature Tours in Odessa and Magelan in Novi Sad, both of which are members of the Danube Competence Centre....More..

 

DANUBE DELTA DUET: UKRAINE AND ROMANIA

One Delta: Two Countries (10 days)

Very few people realise that the Danube Delta actually sraddles from the border between Romania and Ukraine, and that both sides are designed as a cross-border Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Together with our Romanian partner, Tioc Reisen, we bring you the unique chance to explore the whole delta and enjoy the best that each country has to offer in terms of wonderful wildlife and fascinating folklore...More...

 

ECO-TOUR "KINBURN SAND SPIT"

Kinburn Sand Spit is a natural territorial complex of ancient river sandy plains and coastal landscapes unique for Europe.
It is a habitat of many species of plants, fungi, animals, including those that
do not occur anywhere else in the world. Today Kinburn environmental conditions
are favorable for resorts, mud cure, fishing, mushroom picking, as well as for
scientific and sports tourism. Kinburn ecosystem is very vulnerable and, in
view of anthropogenic pressure increase may become uninhabitable not only for
wild flora and fauna, but also for the local population
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ECO-TOUR "KUYALNIK"  1 day tour

A one-day trip around Kuyalnik liman begins in Odessa. After visiting the closed old salt pans, we will go through the vast steppes of southern Ukraine to the one of the oldest Bulgarian colonies - Kubanka. On our way we will meet shepherds wells, rare steppe and liman landscapes. Horse farm and sheep folds are located in Kubanka...More...

 

ECO-TOUR "LOWER DNIESTER NATIONAL NATURE PARK"  1 day tour

Lower Dniester National Nature Park, located within the wetlands of international importance "Northern part of the Dniester Liman" and "The Dniester and Turunchuk interfluve", plays an important role in biodiversity conservation and restoration of natural resources....More..

 

ODESSA-MAMA AND HER REALM

Ten days in Odessa and region (10 days)

Odessa is the largest and most beautiful city on the north coast of the Black Sea.  It is fondly known as Odessa-Mama by her inhabitants - a comforting adobe amidst the open rolling steppes beyond. When Cathrine the Great gained control of the region from the Ottoman Empire in the late 18th Century, Odessa became a magnet for merchants, artisans and artists from all over Europe...More...

 

THE WONDERFUL NATURE OF THE LOWER DANUBE

A tour of one delta, two rivers and three countries (8 days)

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TILIGUL LANDSCAPE PARK

Nomand Trails and Cossack Countryside (1 day)

Tiligul Landscape Park is a spectacular area of wetlands and meadows lying by the coast just an hour from the centre of Odessa.  It is actually a river estuary or liman (from Greek word for harbour): since the Black Sea has no tide, the mouths of rivers are always full of water...More...

 

GASTRONOMIC TOUR: BESSARABIAN CUISINE

Wonderful food and beautiful nature - what could be better! (4 days)

In our gastronomic tour you will sample delicious dishes characteristic of Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Russian and Gagauz local cuisines, which together make up a unique Bessarabian eating experience...More...

 

GASTRONOMIC TOUR "EXOTIC CUISINE"

An exotic journey to the world of spices and flavors. We invite you to enjoy exotic cuisine in the restaurants of Odessa. To taste flavorful shourpa, hearty lagman, damlyam from mutton, sarma of grape leaves, sushi, miso-soups, quesadilla and many more...More...

 

CULTURAL-HISTORICAL TOUR (4 days)

Acquaintance with the cultural and historical heritage of Ukraine, Moldova

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ECO-TOUR: DANUBE, PRUT AND MACIN MOUNTAINS (4 days)

Beautiful lakes, nature reserves, rivers and mountains - all these in one tour...More...  

 

WALKING IN THE DANUBE DELTA AND LAKE DISTRICT

In the footsteps of the Scythians, Goths and Attila the Hun  (8 days)

The vast, open steppes of southern Ukraine have been a migration corridor for nomandic peoples moving westwards from Persia and central Asia, seeking fresh pastures for their sheep and horses. Beginning from around 650 BC, these "barbarian" hordes encountered the coastal settlements established by Greek and later Roman traders...More...

 

WINES OF ODESSA  3 days

Climatic conditions of Odessa are ideal for wine production. Here sunny days prevail over the cloudy, the temperature is not too high in summer and not too low in winter. Humidity is not enough - but this disadvantage is compensated by hardworking people of Odessa...More...