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7 Days Transylvania and Bukovina Small Group Tour from Budapest

Experience an 7-day small group tour from Budapest that includes European capital of Culture 2021 - Timisoara, and from 2007 - Sibiu. Learn how three different cultures converge in one country. Enjoy sightseeing in Bucharest, Romania's capital. Visit Dracula's birthplace, also Unesco citadel - Sighisoara. See Borgo Pass, Dracula's Castle, Peles Castle, Bicaz Gorges and the magnificent painted churches from Bucovina.

per adult from

$1,195

AUD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Acommodation in 3/4* hotels
    • Professional licensed tour guide that will be also the driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Small Group Tour (max 7 travellers)
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Tips for the driver/tour guide
    • Supplement for Single Room - 150 euro to be payed locally in cash/credit card
    • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
    • Entry/Admission - Manastirea Voronet
    • Entry/Admission - Moldovita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Sucevita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle

  • Day 1: Budapest – Timisoara

    Stop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara 300003 Romania
    Visit Timisoara, a very charming city for its architectural features for many Turkish, Serbian, Austrian and German elements, which will become the European Capital of Culture in 2021
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Timisoara.

    Day 2: Timisoara – The Corvini Castle – Alba Iulia – Sibiu

    Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
    Visit the most fascinating gothic castle in Eastern Europe and one of the most beautiful and greatest of our continent, the famous Corvin Castle
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
    Visit Alba Iulia, an important city from a historical point of view, because the Great United Romania was made here on December 1st, 1918, so immediately after the First World War
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    In the evening we will arrive in Sibiu, the European Capital of Culture in 2007, dominated by the Tower of the Clock or Council Tower dating to the medieval era and by the extensive 18th – 19th century Brukenthal museum, the former residence of the governor of Transylvania. The big square, the small square and Huet Square, with the Evangelical Cathedral, show off in all their beauty.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Sibiu.

    Day 3: Sibiu – Sighisoara – Targu Mures – Bistrita (260 km)

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    Visit to the city of Sighisoara, with its imposing Clock Tower. This citadel is the best preserved in Europe and, extraordinary, it is still inhabited. Since 1999 the historic center of Sighisoara is a UNESCO heritage site. Here we will admire the church on the hill, reachable after a wooden staircase called the schoolchildren’s ladder. We will also see the statue of the famous Hungarian national poet Petofi Sandor, testifying to the fact that in Sighisoara the Magyar community was in the past numerically important. Next to the statue is the beautiful Catholic church, reserved for the Hungarian community, and the tower of the shoemakers. You can have lunch at the house where Vlad the Impaler was born (not included)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Targu Mures, Targu Mures, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    Targu Mures is dominated by the beautiful Palace of Culture, symbol of the locality, an extraordinary baroque palace. In this transylvanian city, the Hungarian community is still numerous and the architects who have worked on the design of historic buildings are all Hungarians
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bistrita, Bistrita, Bistrita-Nasaud County, Northwest Romania, Transylvania
    Towards evening I arrive at the city of Bistrita, whose main monument is the Lutheran church, built in the fourteenth century in Gothic style but remodeled with Renaissance elements in the second half of the sixteenth century.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Bistrita.

    Day 4: Bistrita – Voronet – Moldovita – Sucevita – Marginea – Gura Humorului (250 km)

    Stop At: Manastirea Voronet, Strada Voronet 166, Voronet 725301 Romania
    Visit the monastery of Voronet (Unesco), nicknamed the Sistine Chapel of the Carpathians, founded by the great prince Stephen the Great and characterized by a beautiful blue color, inimitable and unique in the world
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei 727595 Romania
    Visit Moldovita monastery, another famous religious monument, founded by Pietro Rares in the 16th century and whose interior and exterior frescoes enchant the visitor.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sucevita Monastery, Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510 Romania
    Visit Sucevita monastery, founded by the Movila brothers in the seventeenth century. Like the previous two, too, it presents Gothic and Byzantine elements, which merge to form the fascinating Moldovan architectural style. The frescoes on the northern façade of this monastery have remained visible thanks to the protective walls that have never been demolished here.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ceramica neagra Marginea, Nearby Suceava Plateau and Bucovina's Obcini Marginea Village, Suceava Romania
    We continue with a visit to the local artisans of Marginea, who perform excellent work with the famous black ceramic, here you will have the opportunity to enter the workshop to closely observe the various working phases of ceramic pots, but you can also buy items typical of Bucovina. At Marginea you can buy not only ceramic vases, but also beautiful painted eggs and decorated with the traditional Romanian technique
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel/pension in Gura Humorului or Suceava.

    Day 5: Gura Humorului – Piatra Neamt – Bicaz Gorges – Miercurea Ciuc (290 km)

    Stop At: Piatra Neamt, Piatra Neamt, Neamt County, Northeast Romania
    Short stop in Piatra Neamt, a famous ski resort that preserves a beautiful citadel founded at the time of Stephen the Great, in the fifteenth century and an 18th century synagogue. The city has a wonderful geographical position being surrounded by mountains that guard beautiful lush vegetation.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bicaz Canyon, Dn12c, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
    We will head towards the Bicaz Gorges and then admire a breathtaking landscape. The Bicaz gorges are crossed by a road flanked by a stream and constitute a landscape of strong emotional impact with thrilling cliffs. Along the gorges there is a market with typical handicrafts and souvenirs that make the attraction even more lively.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Red Lake, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
    Visit of the Red Lake, a natural barrier lake, which was formed following the landslide of a part of a mountain, in fact the trunks of the trees are still present in the lake and this gives a particularly evocative atmosphere. The place is interesting especially for the legends that were born and have spread in reference to the name of the lake. During the visit you will become aware of these legends
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Miercurea-Ciuc, Miercurea-Ciuc, Harghita County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    You then continue through a scenic road that offers a spectacular view of the Carpathian chain to get to Miercurea Ciuc. This area is also called the Siberia of Romania for the low temperatures and the landscape that characterize this area

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel in Miercurea Ciuc.

    Day 6: Miercurea Ciuc – Brasov – Bran – Sinaia (180 km)

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    Visit Brasov, a wonderful Transylvanian town, once entirely fortified, an important cultural, tourist and commercial center. Brasov impresses with its typically German architecture, where the Gothic, the Baroque and the Renaissance intersect to give life to an interesting and culturally very lively city. Visit of the First Romanian School, which is located in the oldest district of the city, and which was inhabited exclusively by Romanians, the Schei district, interesting for the entrances into the city that were carried out in medieval times through the Caatherine’s and Schei Gate, quest last of the nineteenth century. In Brasov we will also visit the impressive Black Church, the largest evangelical Gothic church in Eastern Europe, with a 65 meter high bell tower and a length of 90 meters, the church houses the most beautiful nineteenth-century mechanical organ of Romania. We will then admire the palaces and houses of the historic center, recently restored, with the Council Square which now houses a beautiful museum, and the pedestrian Avenue of the Republic.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    Visit Bran where we will visit the famous Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle. In the Middle Ages, Bran was exactly on the border between Wallachia and Transylvania, so it was essential for the inhabitants of Brasov to build and preserve a defensive stronghold. In the 90s of the 900 this fortress was transformed into a beautiful castle thanks to the intervention of Queen Maria of Romania
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Sinaia, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania
    In the evening arrival in Sinaia, the pearl of the Carpathians, where there is the beautiful Sinaia monastery founded by the great Michele Cantacuzino, a leading figure of the nobility and the Romanian culture of the seventeenth century.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Sinaia.

    Day 7: Sinaia - Bucharest (130 km)

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    Visit the fabulous Peles Castle, the summer residence of the first king of Romania, the King Charles 1 of Hohenzollern, of German origins. The castle was beautifully designed by a Czech architect, and is famous for being one of the most modern castles in Europe at the time of its construction, between the 19th and 20th centuries. Each room is characterized by a unique style, different from the styles of the other rooms. We will also admire the Florentine room, where we will breathe a typically Italian and Renaissance atmosphere.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
    We continue towards Bucharest and enjoy a panoramic tour of Bucharest with its Triumph Arch, Atheneum, Revolution Square and Parliament Palace
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel in Bucharest.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure directly from your hotel or from the airport at 09.00 a.m.Ports
    • Budapest Airport, Budapest, 1185 Hungary
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A minimum of 2 participants is required to organise the tour. If the tour it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Trip2Ro

Activity ID: V-7724P20

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