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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

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This is a small group full day tour from Bucharest to Transylvania on a very picturesque route through the Carpathian Mountains allowing you to discover two of the most beautiful Romanian castles - Peles Castle & Bran (Dracula's) Castle - as well as the city of Brasov in south Transylvania.
Highlights
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to the castles of Transylvania from Bucharest 
  • Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula's Caslte) and Peles Castle with ease 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
  • All entrance fees are included
What to Expect
Following departure from a designated meeting point in central Bucharest, arrive at Peles Castle, a Neo-Renaissance structure backed by the Carpathian Mountains. On the days Peles Castle is closed (some holidays and seasonally on Mondays and Tuesdays) you will visit the imposing Rasnov Citadel. This tour includes all entrance fees for your convenience, and runs in a small group. Take a guided tour of Peles Castle before continuing to Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the inspiration behind Bram Stoker’s literary sensation. Learn about the castles’ history from your guide. The next stop is Brasov, home to the Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and a multitude of medieval monuments. Take a guided walking tour before returning to Bucharest by coach.
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Departure Point
Benjamin Franklin Parking, Strada Benjamin Franklin, București 010027, Romania
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board, professional English speaking tour leader
  • Entrance fees to Peles Castle (Standard Tour) or Rasnov Citadel when Peles Castle is closed
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned minivan or minibus with wifi on board
  • Short walking tour of Brasov downtown
  • Audio guides in Spanish, Italian and French available on your phone
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
Exclusions
  • Lunch (there will be a stop for lunch to eat with the group or by yourself)
  • Photo tax (inside of Peles Castle, 35 Lei, optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Between the 4th of November and the 26th of November every year, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit its smaller replica – Pelisor Castle
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that we operate this tour with small groups (maximum 16 people)
  • Near public transportation
  • Please put a note in your reservation if you require an audio guide (Italian, Spanish or French)
  • During the summer time (May-September), the second stop will be in Brasov, and the last one will be in Bran.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic full 12 hour day trip through Transylvania!!! New A/C minivan 🚐 with comfy seats 💺! Tour Guide - Serban was a Great Host! Would definitely recommend for someone to have this tour when in Romania 🇷🇴! Peles Castle is always closed on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The trip was great and Serban was a very good guide who also told us a lot about Romania in general which was very nice. The guy is very funny on top of that and entertained us from the beginning to the end! A tip...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Miryana S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Today my wife and I toured Brasov, Bran Castle and Peles Castle with Şerban Riga. Riga picked us up promptly at the hotel as arranged with a company vehicle. Along the way we learned about historical facts from Bucharest and Romania as we drove the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LucianoN522
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour hosted by Şerban Riga. He is a bundle of enetgy, great sense of humour and concerned for the tourists. The places to see were ideal for a 12 hour tour. The tour is recommended if you have 12-14 hours as traffic to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank simha08123
Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, Thanks a lot for taking the time to leave a 5-star review for TravelMaker. We are, of course, delighted to hear that everything went as planned and you had a great trip with our colleague Serban. We will make sure that your good...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day on a small group tour with Valentin (tour guide). He clearly set expectations for the day and provided an excellent narrative for the day, facts, fiction, humor and details. Truly an enjoyable day, beautiful sights with knowledgeable, caring tour leader and driver.

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Sarah J
25 July 2019|
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Response from Kent B | Reviewed this property |
Absolutly, me myself feel unsecure if I have no control of the time between access to restrooms, but I did not have to worry! Short trips between things to see and available restrooms! Have a great trip! Greetings from Sweden
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Response from Glbtrvlr | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if the Castle is closed on April 16 or not. However, it was closed on the day I visited. We got to walk around the outside and explore the surrounding grounds. There is a hiking trail and lots of souvenirs... More
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debe256
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I would contact your tour guide. Peles Castle was open when we went
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