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Transylvania Revealed, 8-Days Tour from Bucharest

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USD 892.13
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What to Expect

Day 1: Homeland - Bucharest

Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
Our guide welcomes you at Otopeni International Airport and then we transfer you to your 4* hotel in downtown Bucharest.
Duration: 40 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at 4* hotel in Bucharest

Day 2: Bucharest - Sibiu (approx. 330 km)

Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
The day starts in Bucharest with a panoramic tour of the city: Free Press Square, Arch of Triumph, Victory Square and Avenue, Royal Palace, Revolution Square, a visit to the Village Museum, one of the most impressive open-air museums in Europe and outside stop at the Palace of Parliament, the world’s largest, heaviest and most expensive administrative building. Next, you can enjoy free time and lunch in the amazing Old Town.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
The tour continues with Cozia Monastery, the oldest and most complex historical monument in Romania and the medieval city of Sibiu.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4* hotel in Sibiu

Day 3: Sibiu - Alba-Iulia - Hunedoara - Sibiu (approx. 300 km)

Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After breakfast in the hotel, you will explore Sibiu’s medieval charm on a walking tour in the old city centre. Optionally, you can visit the Astra Museum or Brukenthal Palace for an extra fee.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, Transylvania
The day continues with traveling to the beautiful city of Alba Iulia to visit the unique Alba Carolina Fortress, the largest and best-preserved in Romania.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
After lunch, the tour takes you to Hunedoara region to visit the Hunyad Castle, a Gothic-Renaissance castle, one of the largest and most impressive castles in Europe.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Sibiu

Day 4: Sibiu - Turda - Biertan - Sighisoara (approx. 280 km)

Stop At: Salina Turda, Aleea Durgaului 7, Turda 401200 Romania
This is the last day in Sibiu, after breakfast in the hotel you will travel to the town of Turda to visit the Salt Mine, an impressive underground complex with a history going back to Roman times and unique hypogeal sceneries.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Central Square, Biertan 557045 Romania
Next, you will stop at the medieval village of Biertan, where you will admire a Lutheran fortified church, part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sighisoara, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After this journey, the tour of Transylvania continues with Sighisoara, one of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe, part of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Sighisoara

Day 5: Sighisoara - Viscri - Brasov (approx. 150 km)

Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
The day starts with breakfast in the hotel and then a city tour of Sighisoara, a stunning medieval town and the birthplace of Dracula.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Viscri Fortified Church, Viscri 507039 Romania
Next, the tour takes you to Viscri village, another UNESCO World Heritage site of unspoiled beauty and serenity that fascinated the Prince of Wales so deeply that he bought and restored a house here.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
From Viscri, the tour of Transylvania continues with another amazing medieval city you will explore in a walking tour - Brasov. You will spend the night in Brasov.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Brasov

Day 6: Brasov - Zarnesti - Bran - Rasnov - Brasov (approx. 80 km)

Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075 Romania
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel to Zarnesti for an amazing experience, a visit to Bears Libearty Sanctuary where rescued bears live in their natural environment.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
Next on your adventure, you arrive in Bran where you visit the world-famous Dracula Castle and have lunch in this intriguing lands in the heart of Transylvania.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Rasnov Citadel, Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov 505400 Romania
The fortress was built by Teutonic Knights as protection against invading Tartars in the 14th century and was later enlarged by the local Saxon population. Strategically located on the commercial route linking the provinces of Transylvania and Walachia, Rasnov differs from other Saxon fortresses in that it was designed as a place of refuge over extended periods of time. As such, it had at least 30 houses, a school, a chapel and other buildings more commonly associated with a village.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After visiting the main highlights around Brasov, you can enjoy some free time enjoying the city.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4* hotel in Brasov

Day 7: Brasov - Prejmer - Sinaia - Bucharest (approx. 200 km)

Stop At: Prejmer, Prejmer, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
After breakfast, you will travel to Prejmer, the largest fortified church in southeastern Europe, built by Teutonic Knights back in the 13th century.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
The highlight of the day is a visit to Sinaia, known as “The Pearl of the Carpathians” and visit Sinaia Monastery and one of the most stunning castles in Europe, Peles Castle.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Bucharest, Romania
From Sinaia, you will return to Bucharest and check into your hotel for the last night of the tour.

Since you will arrive to Bucharest in the afternoon, you can enjoy some free time walking around Bucharest too.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a 4* hotel in downtown Bucharest.

Day 8: Bucharest - Homeland

Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
On the last day of the tour, after breakfast, you can enjoy free time and explore more sights in this dynamic city that proudly displays its history alongside modern culture. Transfer to the airport hoping our team managed to help you create amazing memories and have a great time exploring Transylvania.
Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bucharest Downtown Hotel
Departure Time
10:00 AM
8 days
Return Details
Hotel drop-off
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Lunches&Dinners
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
  • Entry/Admission - Salina Turda
  • Entry/Admission - Biertan Fortified Church
  • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
  • Entry/Admission - Viscri Fortified Church
  • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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I am homesick for Romania. Many ingredients must come together to leave you with the best memories and a reason to venture back. Alex was a true professional and passionate about his country. Most importantly, passionate about providing the truth not the watered down version of
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I would highly recommend this tour. The tour included the best of the Transylvanian region and our tour guide, Alex, was fantastic - he was knowledgeable, friendly, and understood what we wanted out of our trip. Travelling around Romania can be difficult for an outsider, and
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Christopher B
Great trip to Bulgaria.
Took a day trip with my 20 year old son. It’s a full day. Lots of walking with elevation, which was fine for us
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jamie d
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
An amazing day out
Very well structured excursion. Alex and his driver were great and very knowlegable. I would highly recommend
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Dracula rand brasov tour
Great tour. Really well organised and good value for money. The tour guide was very informative and everything
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Katy S
Seville, Spain
Fab day out
The day was long but we packed a lot in! Peles Castle is beautiful and although smaller, Bran Castle was brought
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Constantinos C
Limassol, Cyprus
Nice tour!!
It was a very nice tour, our guide was very good and explained everything about the castles to us.I recommend it!!
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Sarah N
Perfect tour!
Really amazing tour! Both the Bran Castle and Peles Castle were interesting and worth visiting! Our guide was
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Viiking H
A perfect way to spend the day Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly Would highly recommend to anyone who
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Rachel F
Draculas castle
An Excellent trip.....made great due to a lovely and informative tour guide and driver, would definitely ho again.
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Mark E
Salt Lake City, Utah
See a lot on a day
This tour delivers a lot on one day. Beautiful mountains, beautiful summer palace, beautiful Bran Castle and
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Connor B
Great tour! I'm a solo traveler and my tour guide made me feel right at home, and I met great people
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