Bucharest Day Trip to Discover Dracula's Life Journey

Enjoy a full-day tour passing through different stages of Vlad the Impaler's life (also known as Dracula). Start early in the morning departing Bucharest. Reach Targoviste, where Vlad the Impaler Dracula had his princely court. From here you will go to the gateway of the Carpathians and walk up 1480 steps in order to reach the ruins of the Poienari Fortress, the real Dracula's castle from 1453, located high up on a cliff. Next, you will drive over the mountains to reach Bran Castle, the famous 14th century stronghold made famous by Bram Stoker in the novel Dracula. Enjoy an exclusive lecture on Dracula & Vlad the Impaler, and learn facts and fiction about this iconic legend.

per adult from

$358

NZD

Duration

14 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Bottled water
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Free wi-fi included in all our vehicles
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Photo fees
  • You will spend the whole day searching for clues about Dracula's life (in the 15th century he was known as Vlad the Impaler). He was the ruler of the Wallachia region. His seat of power was in Targoviste. This is the first stop of the day where you will visit the ruins of his court and the tower of Dracula. Afterwards, you will head to Curtea de Arges and visit one of the most beautiful churches in Romania. It is here where the first two royal couples of Romania are buried.

    From here you will journey to the gateway of the Carpathians, to the ruins of Poienari Castle and learn more about the myth of Dracula. You will drive through the mountains to reach Dracula's Castle in Bran, the notorious dark and mysterious place. The last stop of the day will be at the Snagov Monastery, where it is believed to be the final resting place of Vlad. On this full day trip enjoy an exclusive lecture on Dracula and Vlad the Impaler and decide between fact and fiction while passing through different stages of his life making it the most complete Dracula Day Trip in Romania.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup possible from centrally located hotels, hostels, or apartments in BucharestAirports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Wear comfortable shoes for the walking portion of the tour
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Eastern European Experience

Activity ID: V-16115P6

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