Transylvania & the Painted monasteries of Bucovina - Guaranteed Departures

Discover the most beautiful sides of Romania during a wonderful cultural journey to Transylvania and Bucovina. The journey starts in the Romanian capital of Bucharest, the 6th largest European Capital and continues on to Sibiu, the European Capital of Culture in 2007 and the European Gastronomy Region of 2019, to the medieval towns and fortified churches founded by German colonists, among the world-famous painted Orthodox monasteries of Bukovina, to Brasov and to the breathtaking castles Peles and Dracula. 
• Bucharest - the "Little Paris of the East"
• Sibiu - 2019 European Gastronomy Region 
• UNESCO Fortified Church of Biertan 
• Sighisoara - the hometown of Dracula 
• Voronet Monastery - the "Sistine Chapel of the East"
• UNESCO Fortified Church of Prejmer 
• The World famous Dracula Castle

per adult from

$1,738

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • 7 x overnights in very good 4**** hotels
    • Half board (Breakfast buffet and 3-course menu dinner or dinner buffet)
    • Traditional dinner with brandy and wine at the locals in the village of Sibiel
    • Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in Bucharest incl. folklore show and wine
    • Throughout English speaking guide from/to airport
    • Transportation in modern coach from/to airport
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Lunch

  • Day 1: Arrival – Bucharest 

    Pass By: Romania, Romania
    „Welcome to Romania!“ greets you the local guide at the airport in Bucharest. City tour of Bucharest. Check-in and dinner at the hotel. 

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 2: Bucharest – Sibiu

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    In the morning the trip takes you to Transylvania. You drive along the Olt Valley and make a stop in Cozia, where you will visit a medieval monastery. At noon take a walking tour in the famous town of Sibiu. See the Grand Square and Small Square, the Liar’s Bridge and the Evangelical Church. Traditional dinner with brandy and wine at the locals in the village of Sibiel.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 3: Sibiu – Medias – Biertan – Sighisoara – Targu Mures

    Stop At: Sighisoara, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Soon after breakfast drive to Medias, where you will visit the St. Margaret Church. Then drive to Biertan, where you discover the fortified church, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards drive to Sighisoara, where you take a walk and find out more about the Watch Tower, the Church on the Hill and the Birth House of Dracula. Dinner at the hotel.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 4: Targu Mures – Bistrita – Gura Humorului/ Suceava

    Stop At: Bistrița, Romania
    In the morning visit the city of Targu Mures with its famous Rose Square and the Orthodox Cathedral. Drive further to Bistrita, where you will take a walking tour and then, through the Tihuta Pass, arrive in Bucovina. Dinner at the hotel.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 5: Gura Humorului/Suceava – Monasteries – Piatra Neamt

    Stop At: Voronet, Voronet, Suceava County, Northeast Romania
    Today visit the Moldovita Monastery, where you will enjoy a guiding tour made by a nun. Shortly after that, continue your journey to the Sucevita Monastery. In the afternoon visit the Voronet Monastery from the 15-th century, which is known as the “Sistine Chapel of East”. Afterwards drive to Piatra Neamt. Dinner at the hotel. 
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 6: Piatra Neamt – Prejmer – Brasov

    Stop At: Prejmer, Prejmer, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    In the morning continue your trip along the breathtaking landscapes of the Bicaz Gorge towards Transylvania. Around noon you will arrive at the fortified church Prejmer, which is UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon take a walking tour in Brasov, where you will visit the famous Black Church. Dinner at the hotel. 
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 7: Brasov – Bran – Sinaia – Bucharest

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    In the morning you visit the Dracula Castle, which was built in the 14-th century as customs between Transylvania and Wallachia. Then continue your trip to Sinaia, one of the most beloved destinations of Romania, where you’ll visit the magnificent summer residence of the former Royal family, the Peles Castle. Afterwards drive to Bucharest. Farewell dinner with folk show and wine in a local restaurant.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 4* centrally located hotel

    Day 8: Bucharest – Airport (departure)

    Pass By: Otopeni, Otopeni, Ilfov County, Southern Romania
    Free time at leisure. Then drive to the airport and say farewell to the guide.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by World Synergy Travel - Incoming Tour Operator

Activity ID: V-106800P2

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