Transylvania Revealed, 8-Days Tour from Bucharest

This tour will reveal the best of what Transylvania has to offer. The adventure will start in Bucharest with a panoramic tour and visits to the amazing Village Museum and impressive Parliament Palace. Leaving the capital city, you will be delighted to discover fascinating medieval cities full of history, art and culture like Sibiu, Sighisoara, Brasov. You will also admire some of the most beautiful and impressive castles and fortresses including Bran Castle, famously known as Dracula`s Castle and Peles Castle, a masterpiece of architecture. You will return home with amazing memories and great pictures.

per adult from

$1,551

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 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
    What's excluded :
    • 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

  • 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.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Gray Line Romania

Activity ID: V-7745P24

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