Pandion Wild Tours Ltd is the leading Bulgarian company in the field of birdwatching, wildlife and nature tourism. We started our activities in 1990, under the name Pandion-D. The company was established by Nikolay Dilchev, a professional biologist.
Pandion Wild Tours Ltd has specialized in the field of wildlife, nature and historical tourism. We offer a great diversity of wildlife and nature holidays & tours in Europe’s richest region in terms of biodiversity: Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula.
In our catalogue you can find: birdwatching tours, botanical tours, butterfly tours, mammal tours, dragonfly tours, history and archaeology tours, wildlife photography tours and more.
We cater to tourists with diverse interests: birders, botanists, and those interested in butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, reptiles and amphibians , mammals , and nature in general. Also welcome are those interested in Bulgarian culture, ancient history and archaeology, and those who would like to experience Bulgarian national traditions and customs, including Bulgarian cuisine and wines, folklore, Orthodox cloisters, and rural tourism. We can organize new tours, as well as combinations of any tours we offer, according to the desires of participants.
By visiting our site you can learn about some of the most interesting European countries: Bulgaria, Romania and Greece. Bulgaria, though relatively small, boasts the greatest biodiversity in Europe. Here you can have a close look at its unique archaeological finds, Christian Orthodox cloisters, folklore and traditions.
Bulgaria is one of the most ancient European countries. Most contemporary historians date the establishment of the First Bulgarian state at 165 AD. It has a very rich and interesting history and culture, and at the same time it is one of the few countries in Europe with very well-protected nature and wildlife.
Contemporary Bulgarians are direct descendants of ancient Thracians, who, judging by all known evidence, were the aboriginal population of the Balkan Peninsula. And it is a well-known fact that the Thracians founded the oldest European civilization. Moreover, a case can be made that it was also the world's oldest civilization, since the people inhabiting Anatolia and the Fertile Crescent had a common origin with the ancient Thracians. In today’s Bulgaria archaeologists have found remains of Thracian cities and tombs dating to prior to 5000 BC. Goldsmiths’ workshops have also been dated to prior to 5000 BC. Not only that, but the oldest worked gold was found within the boundaries of today's Bulgaria. The gold artifacts found at the Varna Necropolis --ornaments for horse harnesses -- were dated at 4500-5000 BC. All these facts plainly confirm that European civilization originated in today’s Balkan Peninsula and, more specifically, within the borders of today’s Bulgaria.
The latest genetic investigations, carried out in AD 2011, indicate unequivocally that contemporary Bulgarians are direct descendants of the ancient Thracians and are not immigrants of Turkich origin from Asia. The ancient states in the lands of today’s Russia and other Slavic republics in Eastern Europe, in some of the Asiatic republics in the Russian Federation and beyond, and even as far as the lands to the east of Lake Baikal and in the border area between today’s India and China (the valley of the Tarim River and the Taklamakan Desert, for instance), were a creation of the ancient Scythians, the forefathers of the Thracians, who had emigrated in the Balkans (in the so-called population expansion, in the language of the population biology) in prehistoric times, and not vice versa, as historians had reckoned.
Pandion Wild Tours’ photogallery comprises some of the most interesting and rare species in Europe. You can see many nature and wildlife photos captured during our Birdwatching, Botanists, Butterfly, Mammal and other tours. You can also learn about Bulgarian nature, history and culture.
Our wildlife tours Checklists will provide you with more information on recorded species, their numbers and the seasons in which you can see them.
We believe the tours we offer could suit every taste and interest and create unforgettable lifetime memories.
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