TWITCHING LITHUANIA TOUR

This tour is the world cup final for your Lithuanian checklist of wildlife and 200 species of birds! Top Lithuania’s paradise for birdwatchers’ destinations – Nemunas delta regional park, Curonian Spit National Park and North-East Lithuania – this tour will offer opportunities to see/hear some of Europe’s most rare birds’ species. We will meet in West Lithuania at the Nemunas Delta Wilderness – the birders paradise – 170 species of breeding rarities here, including such as: Aquatic and Blyth’s Reed Warbler, Great Snipe, Greater and Lesser Spotted Eagle, Citrine Wagtail and many others. Enjoying the delta and the Curonian Lagoon by small ship, transfer to Klaipėda and entering the Lithuanian amber coast – Curonian Spit National Park. Vast sand dunes’ landscape separating the Baltic sea from the Curonian Lagoon is breathtaking combining the variety of seabirds and specialities of the Spit, such as: Red breasted Flycatcher and Greenish Warbler of the ancient forests of Juodkrantė and Tawny Pipits and Woodlarks in the dunes. Exploring Lithuania’s National and Regional Parks will strike you with diversity of the Lithuanian landscapes. Natural meadows, large and small lakes, swamps hidden in both coniferous and broadleaf forests, and the spirit of each region of Lithuania. Capture the Lithuania’s natural beauty and wilderness.

Target species:

  • Black-throated Diver
  • Black Stork
  • Whooper Swan
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Osprey
  • Lesser and Greater Spotted Eagles
  • Montagu’s Harrier
  • Honey Buzzard
  • Goshawk
  • Black Grouse
  • Hazel Grouse
  • Golden Plover
  • Marsh Sandpiper
  • Great Snipe
  • Caspian Gull
  • Little Gull
  • Whiskered and White-winged Black Terns
  • Pygmy and Tengmalm’s Owl
  • European Nightjar
  • Grey-headed and White-backed Woodpeckers
  • Tawny Pipit
  • Citrine Wagtail
  • Bluethroat
  • Aquatic Warbler
  • Blyth’s Reed and Greenish Warblers
  • Red-breasted Flycatcher
  • Nutcracker
  • Common Rosefinch
  • Ortolan Bunting.

Itinerary:
Day 1 Arrive to Ventė Cape
Day 2 Nemunas delta
Day 3 Nemunas delta
Day 4 Nemunas delta – Curonian Lagoon – Curonian Spit
Day 5 Curonian Spit
Day 6 Curonian spit – Central Lithuania – Biržai
Day 7 Biržai – Gražutės Regional Park and surroundings
Day 8 Birvėta fish ponds and surroundings
Day 9 Departure

Note: Guide is keeping the right to change the route according to weather condition and bird activity and migration time for optimal success.

Period: May – June
Duration: 9 days / 8 nights.
Group size: 8-12 persons.
Price: 200 Eur per day plus fuel expenses

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Booking policy
Cancellation
You can cancel within 24 hours of booking or up to 30 days before the tour start date to get a full refund.
Weather
We make every effort to continue, as scheduled with our tours. But sometimes, weather conditions create an unsafe scenario, as a result, a change or cancellation may be the result. Should this happen, we will provide full refund.
Tour confirmation
Our guides will contact our guests via email 2-3 days prior to the start of your trip. This is the perfect opportunity to let the guide know of any questions or concerns you may have.
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