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Romania in 2020: Country & People

Discover the treasures of Romania on this 7 night adventure! You will have the opportunity to travel in time through medieval towns, wild and untouched nature, and also to admire some of the Romanian UNESCO World Heritage sites. Take a peek at the painted monasteries from Bucowina, the wonderful citadels of Transylvania or the Romanian "Little Paris" - Bucharest. This is an interactive tour, based not only on visiting the top sights but also on meeting local people and understanding the traditions in order to experience Romanian culture in an authentic way!

per adult from

$1,626

AUD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • English-speaking professional guide
    • Transport in a modern air conditioned van including all parking taxes and road taxes in Romania
    • Parking fees, road taxes & taxes
    • 7-nights accommodation in nice 3-star hotels/guesthouses (double-room with en-suite bathroom)
    • Informative materials including map of Romania
    • Entrance tickets
    • Flight ticket from any main European airport to Bucharest Airport and return 1 piece of hand luggage
    • Airport taxes
    • Meeting with Romanian and Saxon peasants on the villages, orthodox nun, etc.
    • Entry/Admission - Manastirea Voronet
    • Entry/Admission - Moldovita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Sucevita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Ceramica neagra Marginea
    • Entry/Admission - Agapia Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Single room supplement: € 125,00/person
    • Lunch
    • Photo fees
    • Trip cancellation insurance
    • Alcoholic drinks or other private costs (souvenirs etc.)
    • Supplement for private tour (2 – 3 persons): € 100,00/person

  • Day 1: Arrival in Bucharest - City tour in Bucharest (50 km)

    Stop At: Bucharest, Bucharest
    Meeting with the English speaking guide at the airport/ railway station in Bucharest and transfer to the hotel in Bucharest. After a refreshing break follows the city tour with the visit of Bucharest`s main touristic attractions: Press House, the Kisselef boulevard, the Arch of Triumph, Victory Square, the Victory’s Boulevard, Revolution Square, the Cotroceni Palace, the Palace of Parliament and of course the old streets like the Lipscani Street. Accommodation and dinner in Bucharest.
    You will visit these places:
    Lipscani Street • The Arch of Triumph • The Cotroceni Palace • The Kisselef Boulevard • The Palace of the Parliament • The Press House • The Revolution Square • The Victoriei Square • Victoriei Street
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 2: Bucharest – Pitesti – Curtea de Arges – Sibiu (274 km)

    Stop At: Sibiu, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After a refreshing break, we will take the city tour of Sibiu to discover it`s a medieval treasure. We will admire here one of the most well preserved medieval citadels in Romania, a capital of History, even an European Capital of Culture, as it was designed in 2007. We will visit here the Fortifications, the Large Square, The Smaller Square, The Huet Square, The Council tower, the Evangelical Cathedral with its famous organ of 6000 pipes, The Bridge of Lies.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner: Dinner in Sibiel, a traditional village, where a peasant family is inviting us to taste the Romanian specialities.
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 3: Sibiu – Medias – Biertan – Sighisoara (113 km)

    Stop At: Medias, Medias, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After breakfast we drive to Medias, the birth place of Hermann Oberth (the father of space-flight program Appollo 13). Also, we will follow the history`s tracks by visiting the citadel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Biertan, Biertan, Sibiu County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    We continue our trip through UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Biertan. We will visit here the 15th century fortified church, which used o be the Bishops 39; residence for more than 300 years.
    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Sighisoara, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After that, the journey will lead us to Sighisoara (Schässburg), one of the most beautiful and well preserved medieval cities in Romania. Here we will make the city tour by visiting the Citadel - a 12th century Saxon edifice located in the historic centre. Still occupied, the citadel is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers the visitors sights like The Clock Tower, Dracula`s birth house, The Covered Staircase that leads to the wonderful Church on the Hill. Free time in the Citadel.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 4: Sighisoara – Bistrita – Gura Humorului (312 km).

    Stop At: Bistrita, Bistrita, Bistrita-Nasaud County, Northwest Romania, Transylvania
    We make a city tour of Bistrita, a medieval city from the 12th century.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gura Humorului, Gura Humorului, Suceava County, Northeast Romania
    Later we arrive in Gura Humorului where we accommodate and the beautiful Monastery in Humor, founded by a noble family.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 5: UNESCO-World Cultural Heritage in Bukowina: Humor – Voronet – Sucevita – Moldovita (210 km)

    Stop At: Manastirea Voronet, Strada Voronet 166, Voronet 725301 Romania
    First, we see the Voronet Monastery „The Sixteen Chapel of the East in blue”, one of the best-preserved monasteries of the 15th century with frescos.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei 727595 Romania
    Next, we see the Moldovita monastery where one of the nuns is going to tell us more about the everyday life of the nuns at the monastery.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sucevita Monastery, Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510 Romania
    Next, we go to Sucevita, the „Pearl of the Moldavian Monasteries”.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ceramica neagra Marginea, Nearby Suceava Plateau and Bucovina's Obcini Marginea Village, Suceava Romania
    Ceramics workshop from Marginea.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 6: Humor – Agapia – Bicaz Gorges – Prejmer – Bran (353 km).

    Stop At: Agapia Monastery, Dn15f Romania
    After breakfast, we visit the Agapia monastery, the largest nuns` monastery in Romania. Here the church still has unique fresco on the inside.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bicaz Canyon, Dn12c, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
    Next, we take the road to Transylvania, driving through to the Bicaz Gorges, where, we will enjoy a real spectacle of the wild nature. The gorge twists and turns steeply uphill for 5km, cutting through sheer, 300m-high limestone rocks.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Lacu Rosu (Red Lake), Lacu Rosu Romania
    We will admire also the beauty of the „Red Lake“, the largest natural mountain lake in Romania.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, East side of the Brasov Depression, Prejmer 507165 Romania
    On our way to Brasov, we visit the fortified church in Prejmer- the most important and best-preserved fortified church in Transylvania.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 7: Bran – Brasov – Sinaia – Bucharest (169 km).

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    After breakfast, we visit Dracula's Castle.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    We drive to Brasov where we begin our city tour. You get to see the main touristic features of this medieval city inside the Carpathian Arch: The Council Hall, the Black Church (inside visitation included), the Weaver`s Bastion, the Black and the White Tower, the Schei quarter etc.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    In the afternoon we drive to Sinaia, where we visit the summer residence of the Romanian royal family. A modern palace built at the end at the 19 th century is the main attraction in Sinaia. The kings were Prussian Germans from the Hohenzoller von Singmaringen family.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at 3* hotel (double-room with own bathroom).

    Day 8: Travel home.

    Stop At: Henri Coandă International Airport, Calea Bucureştilor 224E, Otopeni 075150, Romania
    After breakfast transfer to the airport/ train station in Bucharest. Here you say goodbye to the guide. Return voyage.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meeting with the English speaking guide at the airport/ railway station in Bucharest.Airports
    • Henri Coandă International Airport, Calea Bucureştilor 224E, Otopeni 075150, Romania
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking required
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Accommodation is in shared double-rooms with en-suite bathroom
    • Dinners consist of 3 courses with water (other drinks are available to purchase), and one dinner with a local family
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • 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
    • 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 Carpathian Travel Center

Activity ID: V-9290P2

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