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A taste of Romania

Bucharest, Sinaia, Brasov, Bran, Rasnov, Sighisoara, Sibiu, Hunedoara, Alba Iulia, Turda, Targu Mures, Biertan, Brasov, Snagov, Bucharest
10 Days
from  USD 1890
  • Our in country expert says
    On this tour, you will be shown the beauty of simplicity and of good fun, with horse rides at a countryside inn and cable car rides to the top of the Carpathian Mountains. You will learn the most important Romanian traditions by joining in on folkloric demonstrations and traditional workshops. And most importantly, you will discover Romania, this land of contrasts like no other in the world.

     

    Day
    01
    Bucharest
    Welcome to Bucharest!

    Your private driver will transfer you to your 5-star hotel. Meet your guide and the rest of the group at a traditional welcoming dinner.


    Day
    02
    Bucharest
    Start your day with a rich breakfast. Your tour guide will then take you on a tour of the historic center of Bucharest. You will start at the Parliament Palace, the biggest building in Europe. Afterwards, take a walk around the Old Town to see why Bucharest was once called 'The Little Paris.' You'll continue visiting the open-air Village Museum, which offers an authentic look into the country's past.

    Rest of the day at leisure. You can relax at one of the many cafes in the Old Town or admire the historic buildings on Victory Avenue.


    Day
    03
    Sinaia - Brasov
    Today you begin your adventure through Romania.

    First stop is
    Sinaia, to visit the Peles Castle - one of the best preserved royal castles in Europe. Continue with the city of Brasov, situated in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains. Your guide will take you on a historic journey across the town so you can admire the imposing Black Church - the main Gothic style monument in the country - and the beautiful old town where you will walk on one of the narrowest streets in Europe.

    Day
    04
    Brasov - Bran Castle - Sighisoara
    After breakfast, prepare for a special encounter with a count. He will be waiting for you at his private home, the famous Bran Castle. Take in the mysterious aura of the place with a stroll over the numerous rooms and underground passages.

    Continue with a visit to
    Rasnov Fortress, used in many important battles with the Ottomans and offering beautiful views over the Carpathian Mountains. You will then move on to Sighisoara, a colorful medieval citadel which is still inhabited.

    Day
    05
    Sighisoara - Sibiu
    After breakfast, your tour guide will show take you on a walking tour around Sighisoara, a perfectly intact gem with narrow streets and medieval clock towers. Your group will then have lunch at a countryside resort, in a gorgeous and relaxing setting. Watch the folkloric demonstrations and join a traditional workshop. Afternoon at will in Sibiu, a city rich in architecture, history and heritage.

    Day
    06
    Sibiu - Hunedoara - Alba Iulia
    Enjoy a morning walk through the cobbled streets and romantic squares of Sibiu, hear the legends behind the Bridge of Lies and find more about this medieval city.

    You will then be going to
    Hunedoara, where you can find one of the best-preserved castles in Romania, Corvin Castle, which once belonged to a Transylvanian family that ruled the kingdom of Hungary.

    Afternoon will in
    Alba Iulia, 'the other capital' of Romania.

    Day
    07
    Alba Iulia - Turda - Targu Mures
    In the morning, your tour guide will wait for you at the hotel. Start with a walking tour around the largest citadel in Romania and a city with monumental historical significance. Afterwards, your coach will take you to Turda. On your way, you'll see snippets of the beautiful Romanian countryside, with horse carriages transporting hay and cows and sheep crossing the street.

    Once in
    Turda, visit the fabulous Salt Mine, with its fun theme park an its sparkling lake. Go on a boat ride inside this underground wonderland and take in the fresh air. You'll arrive to Targu Mures late afternoon.

    Day
    08
    Biertan - Brasov
    Today you'll pass through Biertan, a frozen-in-time village, with a unique atmosphere. Its fortified church is a beautiful UNESCO site that deserves a visit. Your group will then have lunch in a gorgeous setting, followed by a horse-carriage ride through the Transylvanian landscape, which will leave you enchanted.

    Afternoon at will back in
    Brasov, where you can see the breathtaking views over the city on Tampla Mountain or eat the best pancakes in town.

    Day
    09
    Snagov
    Your journey through Romania is coming to an end.

    Start your last day in this beautiful country with a cable-car ride up the
    Bucegi Mountains. Up in the mountains, you will see two stone figures which have a link to some of the most famous legends and superstitions in Romania.

    Continue to
    Snagov, a natural reservation. Here you can visit the Snagov Monastery, go on a boat ride or kayak on Lake Snagov to admire the beauty of the area. Have dinner in the Lake Pavilion, after which you'll arrive back in Bucharest.

    Day
    10
    Bucharest
    Private transfer to Bucharest Airport and flight back to homeland!

    Inclusion
    • Meal plans as indicated on the itinerary
    • Executive coach transportation
    • Premium services of Bi-lingual Tour Director
    • All nights in a first class hotel
    • Entrances to sightseeings and excursions as per the itinerary
    Exclusion
    • Items of personal nature viz. telephone calls, drinks, laundry bills, lunch etc.
    Prices are in US$ per person
    2018 Tour Departures
    Fly To Bucharest
    Departure Date Single Double Availability
    06 May 2018
    USD 2350.00 USD 1890.00

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