wild & energetic serbia
IRON GATES OF THE DANUBE RIVER – HYDROPOWER STUDY TOUR – April 26th 2019
At 8.30 a.m. depart from Belgrade, from the parking in front of the hotel Holiday Inn.
First break at the Golubac castle. Golubac fortress is one of the best preserved medieval forti-fied cities in Serbia. It is located on a rocky slope, at the very entrance to Djerdap gorge, and its lowest part juts out into the Danube. It is believed to have been built in the early 13th century. It consists of irregularly shaped narrow walls that connect nine massive towers. Throughout the history, Golubac was alternately ruled by Hungarians, Serbs, Austrians and Turks. Despite many big battles that took place here, Golubac is still in a rather good shape and offers some interest-ing sights.
Continue drive to Donji Milanovac and arriving to famous Kapetan Mišin Breg farm for a lunch consisting of local specialties.
After lunch and break continue drive to Hydroelectric Power Plants Djerdap which is the largest dam on the Danube River and one of the largest Hydro Power Plants in Europe. It is located on the Iron Gate gorge, between Romania and Serbia.
Visit and tour of Machinery hall, turbines and rotors with Energetic Managers.
After visiting of Power Plant continue driving to Tekije. One short pause of 15 minutes in National Park Djerdap for sightseeing and photo shooting. In Tekije boarding on a speedboat. 1.5h sails down the largest and most beautiful gorge of Europe.
Boat ride from the Veliki Kazan and Mali Kazan ravines, signal houses, Hajdučka vodenica vale, head of king Decebalus carved in the rock and the ancient Trajan’s Plaque which can only be seen and approached from the water.
8.15 p.m. arriving to Belgrade
Price: 125 EUR plus VAT per person
Included in price:
- Transportation with a tourist van
- Stop at Fortress Golubac
- Stop at National Park Djerdap
- Lunch on Kapetan Mišin Breg farm
- Visit Hydro Power Plant Djerdap
- Speedboat ride on the Danube
Not included in price:
- Individual passenger expenses
Minimal number of passengers is 7.
Program can be changed by organizer.
In case of changes on the monetary market or a smaller number of passengers the organizer reserves the right to change the price, change the program or cancel the trip at latest 3 days before the departure.
Copy of identity card or passport to be send after the registration, necessary for the entrance in the power station
contact person: Eleonora Misanovic
phone: +381 655117000