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5 Days Tour in Romania

5 Days Tour in Romania

An adventure of a lifetime, for this 5-day tour of Romania we have chosen an assortment of rich sensory experiences, from medieval sites to a taste of the wilderness, with deep forests, vibrantly colored wildflowers and fresh mountain air (in the right season), all the way to modern exhibits, and a dash of traditional herbs and spices with the delicious foods we will be trying in every medieval town we visit.

Day 1

Bucharest City Tour

Day 2

Departure for Sibiu

Curtea de Arges

Poenari Castle

Transfagarasan (only between June and September)

Sibiu City Tour

Overnight stay Sibiu

Day 3

Departure from Sibiu

Biertan Fortified Monastery

Sighisoara Citadel

Overnight stay in Sighisoara

Day 4

Departure for Brasov

Bran Castle

Brasov City Tour

The Black Church

Brasov Historical Center

Overnight stay in Brasov

Day 5

Departure for Sinaia

Peles Castle

Sinaia Monastery

Snagov Monastery / Dracula’s Tomb

Overnight stay in Bucharest

per adult from

$1,815

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Accomodation 5 nights 3 Stars Hotel
    What's excluded :
    • entrance tickets
    • Meals (other than breakfast)
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Parliament
    • Entry/Admission - Curtea de Arges Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Biertan Fortified Church
    • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Sinaia Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Snagov Monastery

  • Day 1: Bucharest City Tour

    Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucharest 050711 Romania
    In Bucharest City Tour at the Palace of Parliament or People’s House – you will learn how dangerous and damaging a totalitarian regime like communism can be for a nation. You will feel small seeing what pointless opulence and megalomania “the sleep of reason” can create.

    Imagine you have the chance to see the second largest administrative building on the planet, after the Pentagon, and that it will be an experience you will be able to share with your grandchildren.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Old Town, Bucharest Romania
    In the next location you will have the chance to relive the olden days through a blend of mystery and contrasts on the streets of the Historical City Centre, starting with Hanul Lui Manuc, an immense fortified inn which served as a cultural and economic center back in the day. It was built around 1806 by Manuc Bei, one of the wealthiest landowners in the Balkans, and it was where merchants passing through Bucharest would get together, as just a part of the colorful crowd that populated the historic inn.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei), Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest Romania
    Revolution Square, Bucharest

    In this private tour about the communism, you can be transported back in time to the moment where the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was ousted, leaving behind the secrets of a great fortune and controversies about the state security service and his offshore accounts.

    As we mentioned earlier, when we reach the Senate Palace, you will see the building which used to house the Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party and the place where the Revolution of December 1989 started – a major historical event whereby, through human force and sacrifice, Ceausescu was removed from power.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Bucharest - 3 Stars Hotel B&B included

    Day 2: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Poienari Castle, Transfagarasan (only between June and September),

    Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
    Did you know that Curtea de Arges is unique for the important royal tombs it hides?

    Everyone knows that truly good, beautiful and durable things come only through sacrifice, which will become apparent when you reach the old town of Curtea de Arges. With a rich and eventful history, this is where you get to see the ruins of the Wallachian princely court, the 13th century Royal Church, as well the famous Arges Monastery, an important historical monument with an interesting, yet sad story.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Poienari Castle, Transfagarasan On the Transfagarasn Road, just after you pass the village Corbeni., Arefu 117040 Romania
    If we were to put together a tour of the castles in Romania for Dracula fans and adventure lovers, Poenari Castle would have to be on the list, being an important Romanian tourist attraction. Poenari Fortress is a ruined castle in Romania situated at a height of 860 meters known for the bound to Vlad the Impaler.

    As you are climbing up the 1480 stairs that lead up to the castle, you can rightfully say you are following in the steps of Dracula …
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
    Did you know that one of the most spectacular roads in the world is Transfagarasan Highway?

    The incredible view and stunning scenery that this paved mountain road offers is indescribable; even the video segment featured on Top Gear, deeming it the most beautiful road in the world, barely does it justice.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Big Square (Piata Mare), Piata Mare 1, Sibiu 550163 Romania
    If you are in Transylvania, Sibiu is a must visit travel destination with a history of 900 year. A city tour to help you understand why Sibiu was elected as the European Capital of Culture, it includes the Evangelical Cathedral, the Sibiu Old City Center and the town itself, which are among the most visited tourist attractions in Romania, because they cater to every taste and provide a wonderful travelling experience for even the pickiest of tourists.

    If you love authentic cultural experiences, whether you are more romantic or more adventurous, here you will find everything you need to relax and enjoy yourself, leave the stress of your everyday life behind, and have a fun and memorable trip.

    The beauty of this old citadel, having received record-breaking recognition, stems from its architecture, the arrangement of the streets, its cultural and artistic heritage, and its beautiful natural scenery, as the town is flanked on two sides by the mountains Fagaras and Lotru.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Sibiu - 3 Stars Hotel B&B included

    Day 3: Biertan Fortified Church, Sighisoara’s citadel,

    Stop At: Biertan Fortified Church, Central Square, Biertan 557045 Romania
    The Biertan Fortified Church, one of the first Transylvanian Saxon settlements in Ardeal, is a historical monument of breathtaking beauty, recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

    Hundreds and thousands of tourists come here every year to find out why in three hundred years there has been only one divorce and to see the two other things that make this place unique.

    The Biertan Fortified Church, located in a small town that dates back to 1224, impresses through its stunning scenery and its particular construction – built on a hillock in the center of town, surrounded by three defensive walls and 7 bastions.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    Did you know that Sighisoara’s citadel was built in the 12th century?

    If you want to go back in time and catch a glimpse of what life was like in the Middle Ages, you absolutely have to visit Sighisoara, Romania’s medieval town, and Count Dracula’s (actually, Vlad the Impaler) place of birth.

    Built in 1280, the Sighisoara Citadel is not just one of the most visited tourist attractions in Romania, it is a living, breathing medieval fortress, since it has remained inhabited for over 700 years – which is quite rare.

    In fact, after just a few steps on the cobblestone streets, past the gates and massive stone walls that reach as high as 14 meters, you will know you are in one the most well-preserved medieval towns in Europe. For this reason, it is not surprising the Romanian citadel was included on the UNESCO World Heritage list of historical and cultural landmarks.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Sighisoara - 3 Stars Hotel B&B included

    Day 4: Brasov Old Town, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    Next, journey to the beautifully-preserved medieval town of Brasov, in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Your guide will lead you on a walking tour of the Old Town, where you’ll discover the Black Church, the Old Town square, and city walls built in the Middle Ages. You’ll have free time to absorb the unparalleled atmosphere in one of Brasov’s many charming cafés.

    In the evening, enjoy a dinner in one of the best restaurants in town – a great opportunity to sample Transylvanian traditional food.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    Bran Castle, between myth and history..

    Because his fictional portrayal of Dracula’s castle matches Bran so closely, it is widely believed that Bram Stoker must have used descriptions of it to create the fictitious home of Count Dracula.

    Outside the castle, you’ll have the chance to try an array of traditional foods: handmade cheeses, pálinka (plum and pear brandy), and traditionally-produced ham and sausages.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Brasov - 3 Stars Hotel B&B included

    Day 5: Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Snagov Monastery - Dracula's Tomb

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    Once upon a time there was a beautiful castle…

    If have decided to write your memoirs or you want to brag about having seen the most beautiful castles in Europe, the Romanian royal family’s summer residence is, by far, one of the most important tourist attractions in Romania and in Europe, and you will soon understand why.

    Every year, thousands of important figures and hundreds of thousands of tourists book tours of Romania for this attraction alone, to admire its beauty and at least for a few hours, feel like royalty.

    You have the chance to see the “crown jewel” of the Carpathians and have an unforgettable travelling experience in this historical castle that took 41 years to build (1873-1914).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sinaia Monastery, Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    In your private tour in Romania, you will visit the most beautiful mountain resort, a place where many kings and important figures came to unwind and reflect, Sinaia Monastery is where you have the chance to escape reality and taste the simplicity and richness of orthodox spirituality, beautifully expressed in the artistic representations of this house of worship.

    As soon as you pass the massive door of this fortified monastery, you will step into a place of absolute peace and tranquility, bestowed upon by the divine spirit, where even time has stopped to enjoy it. With the help of your private guide you will have the chance to better understand the history of Romania.

    The orthodox establishment is over 300 years old and it is dubbed as “the Cathedral of the Carpathians” due to its positioning in the most beautiful mountain resort in Romania surrounded by a stunning mountain scenery. It was also the first construction in this territory, founded by Prince (Spatarul) Mihai Cantacuzino. He decided to erect the house of worship following a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, with its name inspired by Mount Sinai.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Snagov Monastery, Strada Manastirea Vlad Tepes Silistea, Snagov 077117 Romania
    In this private tour you will discover the highly controversial story about the death of Vlad Tepes tells us that a group of monks were able to secretly bring the ruler’s earthly remains to Snagov Monastery and bury them in front of the altar to be sanctified.

    If you want to learn more about the tomb of Dracula/ Vlad Tepes and the beautiful island and monastery of Snagov you can organise an book a city-break in Bucharest.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Bucharest - 3 Stars Hotel B&B included
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels, vacation rentals, points of interest. Just let us know from where we should pick you up! We recommend living your place about 9 00 AM but it depends on you, you decide…it's a private tour!Airports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Departure Time :
    2/21/2019 - 11/4/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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

8

Organised by Nicolas Experience Tours

Activity ID: V-122136P13

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