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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

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  • A fascinating 2-day guided tour of Transylvania, from Bucharest
  • Discover the charming region of Transylvania
  • Learn about Romanian history from a knowledgeable guide
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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest
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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest
USD 252.63
Overview
Steep in Transylvania’s compelling history during this informative 2-day tour from Bucharest. A professional local guide will meet you in Bucharest. From there, you will head into the Transylvania countryside and explore the medieval cities of Brasov, Bran and Rasnov over the course of two days. As you travel, your guide will gladly fill you in on Romania’s complicated and fascinating history. This is a great way to explore Transylvania’s castles, villages and fortresses by car and foot.
What to Expect
Itinerary details:

Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia Monastery - Peles Castle - Brasov Tour (B)

Sinaia Monastery: Visit the Orthodox Monastery of Sinaia also called the Cathedral of Bucegi Mountains. It was the first construction in the area of the present mountain resort, built at the end of the 17th century, and is a valuable Romanian religious site and architectural monument.

Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (approx. 44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful castles in all of Europe. Against the natural back drop of the Carpathian Mountains, the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture, an astounding Royal residence dating from the end of the 19th century.

After a delicious Romanian meal (own expense) continue with a walking tour in the historical center of Brasov.

Brasov City Tour: Fringed by the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains and resplendent with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, as well as a wealth of historical attractions, Brasov is one of the most visited places in Romania.

Tour highlights: Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Cathrine's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, The Blacksmiths Bastion, The Weavers Bastion, The Ropemakers Bastion, The Drapers Bastion.

Return to overnight accommodation

Day 2: Brasov - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress - Bucharest (B)

Bran Castle also known as Dracula's Castle, is a medieval dwelling dating from the 14th century. It is surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend and perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock.

Rasnov Fortress - this impressive citadel was built in the 14th century to protect the people of Rasnov and surrounding villages from the numerous Ottoman invasions.

Return to Bucharest.
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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tour of Transylvania

We booked a two day Transylvania tour from Unzip Romania and though the price was extremely cheap, and were expecting a mini van with two other couples at least. Imagine how surprised I was when the tour guide showed up in an immaculate VW sedan...More

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 8 June 2018
Great overview of the region

Lucien was a great guide from start to finish. He picked us up on time, the van was clean, and he was willing to stop whenever and wherever we wanted to stop. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Romania

1  Thank travelpal600
Reviewed 27 April 2018
Wonderful trip!

I have long been interested in seeing Transylvania, having read and heard about it for years (and seen depictions, real and imaginary, in movies). So my brother and I decided that this year we would travel to Romania. I looked through a number of possibilities...More

Thank unclemike333
Reviewed 9 April 2018
One of my favorite tours ever

This was my first private tour, and I've been travelling Europe for the last eight months. The pick up and drop off at the apartment I'd rented was super convenient. My guide, Gabriel, was professional, friendly and knowledgeable. I learned more about Romanian history in...More

2  Thank TheRealLisaBain
Reviewed 1 April 2018
Wonderful Transylvania

I was collected from the airport promptly by Gabriel, who throughout the two days was very amiable and ready to reschedule my tour in order to accommodate my half day flight delay. I can say that he was an excellent guide, guaranteeing that we arrived...More

Thank Filipa G
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Parker S
11 June 2018|
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Response from TheRealLisaBain | Reviewed this property |
The guide will usually adjust the schedule accordingly, but recommend you ask them about it in advance. On my trip we had a few last minute closures due to the holiday so we were able to flip things around and still see... More
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Filipa G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Private car provided by the agency. Hope you enjoy it.
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