2 Day Private Tour - The Best Road in the World: Transfagarasan from Bucharest

The Transfagarasan Road trip is sure to be an unforgettable experience. During the next 2 days you will have the chance to visit the beautiful medieval city of Sibiu, 2007’s European Capital of Culture, as well as the Cozia Monastery on our way back to Bucharest.

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • 1 night accommodations in central 3-star hotel/guest house with breakfast included
    • Air-conditioned private car or minivan, fuel cost and parking fees
    • Licensed private English-speaking guide/driver for the whole trip
    What's excluded :
    • Other meals other than mentioned
    • Photo and video fees
    • Individual travel insurance

  • Day 1: Bucharest - Transfagarasan Road - Sibiu

    Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
    Day 1: Bucharest - Transfagarasan Road - Sibiu

    The tour begins in the morning from Bucharest with a 2.5 hour drive to Vidraru Lake and Dam, the 5th tallest dam in Europe and 9th in the world, with a height of 166 meters. High enough even for bungee jumping fans. The, drive along the Transfagarasan Road. Its endless U turns, deep ravines with breathtaking views, spectacular waterfalls and glacial lakes, and steep rocks will give you the feeling they're going to crumble over you. Drive up to an altitude of 2,034 meters to the Balea glacial lake and waterfall after going through the longest auto tunnel in Romania, at 887 meters long.

    Arrive in Sibiu in late afternoon. With deep ties to Saxons dating back 800 years, Sibiu is the heart of Germanic Transylvania. Take a leisurely stroll through the Large Square and Small Square, then Liars’ Bridge. For a spectacular panorama of the city and the surrounding mountains, go to the Council Tower. Overnight in Sibiu.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu included into a 3-star hotel.

    Day 2: SIbiu - Cozia Monastery - Bucharest

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Day 2: Sibiu - Cozia Monastery – Bucharest (B)

    Very near Sibiu is the Astra Ethnographic Museum. Discover what's been dubbed the “shelter for keeping the past”, which includes over 300 old peasant households.

    On the way back to Bucharest and your accommodations, stop by Cozia Monastery, founded 1387, the only Byzantine style building preserved in Romania.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please be so kind to provide a phone number for the lead traveler to be able to make contact with the tour guide.Airports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    • Baneasa Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by I Travel in Romania

Activity ID: V-34217P3

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