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Private Tour from Bucharest to Bucovina the Land of Painted Monasteries

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USD 426.85
2 travellers
What to Expect
1st Day:

Departure at 8:30 o'clock from Bucharest to Urziceni,Buzau,Focsani,Bacau,Piatra Neamt,Suceava,Sucevita.

Accomodation in Sucevita.

2nd Day:Visits to Sucevita and Moldovita Monasteries,Gura Humorului(optional),Voronet Monastery,Cacica Salt Mine,Putna Monastery and Stefan cel Mare(Stephen the Great) tomb.Accomodation in Bucovina area.The Painted Churches of Bucovina are some of the most valuable treasures of Romania.With their painted exterior walls,decorated with 15-16th century elaborate frescoes(featuring portraits os saints and prophets,scenes from the life of Jesus,Angels and Demons,heaven and hell), deemed as masterpieces of Byzantine art,these churches are one-of-a-kind architectural sites in Europe.The purpose of the frescoes was to make the story of the Bible and the lives of the most important saints known to the villagers,by use of images.The best preserved frescoes can be seen at the monasteries in Humor,Moldovita,Patrauti,Probota,Suceava,Sucevita,Voronet and Arbore.Of all the monasteries in Bucovina,Sucevita is the only one still on the waiting list as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3rd Day:Suceava-Falticeni-Targu Neamt-Varatec and Agapia Monasteries-Bicaz Gorges-Gheorghieni-Tusnad-Brasov-Bucharest.

Red lake is the biggest natural dam lake in Romania.It is relatively young,dating back to July 1837.Ucigasu Mount collapsed,after a series of storms and heavy rains,creating a natural dam into the Licas Creek.In the following years the water took the shape of lake,the Red Lake.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Any hotels in Bucharest
Departure Time
8:30 AM
3 days
Return Details
Any hotels in Bucharest or another address
  • 2 nights accommodation in SUcevita(3 star hotel)
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Certified National Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals are not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Photo tax not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Reservation for lunch in Panciu with champagne tasting,lunch/dinner in Sucevita,Caprioara Restaurant in Voronet,Lacul Rosu Edelweiss lodge,Brasov
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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