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8 Days Tour

Let us take care of all, while you discover the best parts of Romania in #TheGrandTour

This is a 8 days tour in

Transfagarasan, Prahova Valley, Transylvania, Bucharest

Itinerary

This tour is rich in myth and misty medieval sites. Learn the truth, be charmed by the legend, dive into a mix of cultures, nature and history. An unforgettable journey through the Carpathians. Get inspired by the beauty of authentic Romania, enjoy impeccable service, exquisite accommodation and a warm friendly atmosphere.

DAY 1: BUCHAREST

This is the arrival day. Welcome to Romania!

Pick-up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. During this day you will be waited and transferred from the airport to Bucharest.

Welcome to Bucharest, the capital of Romania, representing the central scene of Romania’s political, artistic, university, financial and cultural life.

On the list of major attractions in Bucharest we have included on this day Village Museum – an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herastrau Park and after that, a beautiful sightseeing tour around the city's most important landmarks: University Square, Revolution Square, Unirii Square, Patriarchal Cathedral. We will stop in all these places for explanations from our guide, photos and short walks.

In the afternoon meet the tour guide and your fellow travelers and after a walk through the old town, so much filled with bars, pubs and restaurants, that sometimes it’s nearly impossible to choose. We’ve tried to make it easier for you. We choose for you the best: Carul cu Bere. Welcome to Romania, now sit back, relax and enjoy this wonderful evening! Overnight in Bucharest.

DAY 2: BUCHARESTSINAIABUSTENI

Breakfast. After, our knowledgeable tour guide will share with you the history of one of the world’s largest buildings on this planet, The Palace of Parliament, actually known as the second largest building in the World, after the Pentagon – with a floor area of 330,000 sqm and the third in the world as volume, with 2,550,000 m3.

Heading to Sinaia, 2 hours and half journey. There we visit the outstanding Peles Castle and Peles National Museum – a Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, afterwards we visit Sinaia Monastery.

After the lunch in a famous local restaurant, we will head to Busteni where we can enjoy the view of Bucegi Mountains in the Cantacuzino Castle Park. Then we go to Brasov where we will visit the Counsel Square, Avenue of the Republic, the Black Church and we will finish the day in the Cerbul Carpatin restaurant (Carpathian Stag restaurant) for an unforgettable evening. Overnight in Brasov.

DAY 3: BRASOVRASNOVBRAN

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, but the best is yet to come.

We start the morning on the heights as we take the cable car to get up on top of Tampa Mountain where we enjoy a panoramic view of the city. We continue to keep "high" as we head towards another mountain top, where we visit an extraordinary medieval citadel in the town of Rasnov.

In the second part of the day, we continue to visit Brasov county and we will stop at the famous and legendary Castle Dracula in the village of Bran. We will have time to buy souvenirs in the local market after that.

After the experience with Dracula we are going to explore the peacefulness in a place of a rare beauty – Moeciu. We will have the lunch here, also for those less hungry a walk through the village.

We will end the day at Sura Dacilor restaurant in Poiana Brasov resort, where we serve an absolutely unique dinner. On the way up there, we stop for photos in several locations because we have a panoramic view over Brasov. Overnight in Brasov.

DAY 4: SIBIU

Considered to be one of the most beautiful Romanian towns, due to its unique architectural style and to the impressive complex of museums, Sibiu was awarded the official title of 2007 European Capital of Culture. We will start the day with a walking tour of Sibiu. The town’s touristic attractions are: The Evangelical Church, The Orthodox Cathedral, The Roman-Catholic Church, The Stairs Tower, The Council Tower etc.

After several hours of well-deserved time off, we will take dinner at a traditional restaurant. Overnight in Sibiu.

DAY 5: BIERTANSIGHISOARA

Moving towards Biertan, we will enjoy a wonderful landscape. Biertan is a commune in central Transylvania, in the north of the Sibiu County, 80 km north of Sibiu and 29 km east of Mediaș. Biertan is one of the most important Saxon villages with fortified churches inTransylvania, having been on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1993.

We continue our medieval day in Sighișoara. Sighișoara is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Spend the day seeing the sights, such as the Clock Tower, Church on the Hill, Scholars’ Wooden Staircase, Venetian House, Hermann Oberth Square. Overnight in Sighișoara.

DAY 6: VISCRIRUPEATRANSFAGARASAN

Viscri, known as the village in which Prince Charles of Great Britain has a vacation home, Viscri is more than that. In this Saxon village, located at 30 km from Sighisoara, one may visit the oldest fortified church in Transylvania, dating from 1210, but an universe of peace could be found, far away from the third millennium tumult. We will visit Viscri fortified church. They say about this place that “Whoever comes to Viscri, sticks for ever!" We enjoy a traditional lunch in a very traditional place then we are going to Rupea, a town settled and founded by germans in the 12th century. They built a remarkable fortress with three rings.

We begin the trip to Transfagarasan but first we rest after a busy day, in the surroundings of Curtea de Arges. Overnight in Arges County.

DAY 7: TRANSFAGARASANBUCHAREST

“This is better than the Stelvio, this is the best road in the world!” Jeremy Clarkson – Top Gear. This amazing road called The Transfagarasan highway, with endless curves and sheer drops passes over the Fagaras Mountains in Transylvania, at 2000 meters. We will go on this road until we reach Bâlea Lake, a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains and then we go back to Bucharest via A1 highway. Overnight in Bucharest.

DAY 8: BUCHAREST

Today we discover Ceausescu Residence, the private residence of late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, one of the most famous figures in Romania’s history. He was the last dictator in the communist Romania, being the country’s president between 1965 and 1989.

After lunch, we discover Brancoveanu Palace, which is not located in Bucharest proper, but some 10 kilometers from the capital. However, by its historical background, cultural significance and leisure opportunities, it is one of the most notable tourist sights in the surroundings of Bucharest.

It's the end of the line. And our beautiful trip ends here and we really hope that you enjoyed to travel with us.

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Prices

Early booking: Make reservation with full payment and take advantage of the considerable discount. Non-refundable rate, changing the tour or the date not accepted.
Select price: You only pay a deposit of 0% from your travel package and the difference is paid in cash, at arrival. Choosing this option you receive a premium package having the flexiliblity to make changes on your reservation (subject to our booking condition) or even full refund (if cancellation is done not later than one month from the day the tour begins), you also receive souvenir gifts at arrival and 10% discount voucher for future trips with us.
Changes: Right to change the tour, names of participants, change for another date or to suspend the tour.
Cancellation: Right to cancel this tour by email or by phone, without stating the reasons. Please read terms and conditions.
No show: Is when a person fails to attend a tour he was supposed to, does not arrive or appear.
Full payment: When you must pay at time of booking the full price of the tour.
Deposit: When you pay only a partial or initial payment at the time of booking, only 35% of the tour.
Single supplement: Is a charge paid by a solo traveler to compensate a hotel for losses incurred because only one person is using a room.
Free photo album: You will receive a digital photo album with HD images from your trip.
TypeEarly bookingSelect price
Price525 €575 €
Changes
Cancellation
No-show
Full payment
Deposit100%0%
Flexibility to change booking
Souvenirs and gifts
Free photo album
Single supplement175 €175 €

Price is per person in double room. Group consists in a number of minimum 30 people.

Included

  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
  • Transfers to airport
  • Accommodation for 7 nights at 3* and 4* hotels, with breakfast included
  • Dinner for the entire period - 7 evenings
  • All visits as mentioned in the program
  • Entrances fees to the all sites mentioned in the program                   
  • Local guide with permanent accompanying at all time

Not included

  • Other meals than mentioned in the program
  • Flight to Bucharest
  • Personal expenses & insurance
  • Any other services non-mentioned above