The ideal duration recommended to anyone who is interested in enjoying the beauty of nature up close, is 2-3 days, where apart from enjoying the peace and tranquility and the abundant flora and fauna, a trip to Letea forest is also recommended.
Established in 1930, Letea forest is a natural reservation, covering an area of approximately 2,825 ha (6,980 acres). It is the oldest protected area in Romania, which is home to 3, 500 species of plants and animals. The fauna of Letea forest is very rich, as about 70% of the Danube Delta fauna can be found here. The Letea forest is also the nesting site of over 150 species of birds such as the white-tailed eagle ( Haliaeetus albicilla), short-toed snake eagle ( Circaetus gallicus), tawny eagle ( Aquila rapax), black kite ( Milvus migrans), herpetological rarities such as the steppe racer ( Eremias arguta), or meadow viper ( Vipera renardi).