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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest provided by UnzipRomania Travel

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Castles of Transylvania: Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 07/05/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/05/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Peles Castle, Bran Castle, and Brasov are all highlights of Romania, but if you’re based in Bucharest, it can be tricky to tick all three of your list without hiring a car. On this tour, visit the two castles and take a walking tour of Brasov in the company of an English-speaking guide. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan or car.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    UnzipRomania Travel
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Peles Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Brasov Historical Center
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 5
    Council Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Rope Street - Strada Sforii
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Yekaterina's Gate
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Bucharest hotel
  • Travel comfortably by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Learn about the area from an English-speaking guide
  • Visit Peles Castle and Bran Castle
What to Expect
Meet your English-speaking guide at your Bucharest hotel and depart in an air-conditioned minivan or car. Travel to Brasov and embark on a walking tour of the city's historical center. See highlights of the city, including Council Square, Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Ecaterina's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, Rope Street, Palace of Justice, and City Hall. Then head to the famous Bran Castle, built in the 14th-century and known as Dracula's Castle. Pause for a Romanian lunch at your own expense. Your final stop is Sinaia and a visit to Peles Castle, where you can admire the German renaissance architecture flanked by the Carpathian mountains. Make your way in your vehicle back to Bucharest. Conclude the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car / van
  • English-speaking licensed guide and driver
  • Assistance during the entire tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance & Photo fees
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • On the dates when Peles Castle is closed this site will be substituted for Pelisor Castle (if open on your travel date) or Rasnov Fortress, a fascinating medieval peasant citadel from the 14th century.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Peles Castle is closed on the following dates: ​
  • 01 Feb - 30 Mar. Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays
  • 31 Mar - 31 Dec. Closed on Mondays with below exceptions for the holidays: ​
  • Orthodox Easter 2020
  • 19 April - Peles Castle is Closed
  • 20 April - Peles Castle is OPEN
  • Winter Holidays 2020
  • 25 Dec - Peles Castle is Closed
  • 28 Dec - Peles Castle is Closed
  • 01 Jan 2021 - Peles Castle is Closed ​
  • Travel safely with us!
  • Traveling with us means that you are taking a 100% private tour! It will be only you and your family / friends.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly sanitized after each tour.
  • You will have one person (guide/driver) guiding you in order to minimize risks. The health of our guides is verified daily and they all wear protection masks and gloves.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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barbst1234 wrote a review Mar 2020
New Zealand1 contribution
Gabriel was our guide and drove us on the day seeing both Bran and Peles castles. He was on time collecting us from our hotel and drove us safely to the castles. On the way we stopped off at a lovely restaurant that he recommended for lunch. He was a great guide, there with
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Date of experience: January 2020
Kerstin wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We were a group of three and booked the privat daytrip to the transalvanian castles (Bran & Peles) to get a good first impression of what Romania is while a short trip to Bucharest. The tour was great! Gaby picked us up early at the hotel and drove with us to Peles where we got
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Date of experience: March 2020
CaraBVA wrote a review Feb 2020
Charlottesville, Virginia19 contributions3 helpful votes
Great private tour! We had limited time due to a flight in the evening and were able to see both Brun and Pelles castles in addition to the monastery near Pelles. Gabby was great at keeping us on track to make a 7pm flight home.He provided a great deal of history and knowledge.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Aaron M wrote a review Dec 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada4 contributions
Our guide and driver, Gabriel, made all the difference and is what made the tour great. We were two adults and the company sent us a message the day before to confirm pick up times and location. Gabriel arrived early and picked us up from our hotel. First we visited Peles
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Date of experience: November 2019
Υρώ Μ wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We found Unzipromania through They were very helpful with our trip. They send all the details we needed and all the contact details were perfectly working! Gabriel was such a pleasant guide, showed us the castles of Transylvania and he presented us all the historic
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Date of experience: November 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: UnzipRomania Travel
Transylvania 3 days private tour
The experience was fantastic. Gaby was our guide and he is a very knowledgeable and pleasant person. Everything was
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Fascinating Romania
This tour far exceeded our expectations - for two reasons: Romania turns to be fascinating, and Gabriel is the best
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Pefect from start to finish!
The amazing Diana helped me set our tour up via email from Australia and was just a dream to deal with - it was ver
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The Real Transylvania 🇷🇴
When I started planning our trip , I was still debating if I will explore these country on our own which we usua
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Lauren D
Experience of a lifetime
My husband and I came for our honeymoon and were blown away with not only the country but our overall tour experien
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Transylvania 4 Day Tour, Guide Gabriel Florea
Absolutely great time, Guide was most informative, helpful and willing to go the extra mile to make the tour a succ
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Excellent tourist Guide Diana
Diana was an exceptional great guide shared the Romanian history culture cuisine etc She was patient and was a supe
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Amanda l
Fabulous Tour: This is the way to do it!
My husband and I are just back from a 3 day customized tour with Gabriel. This was the first time we have done anyt
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Fun short trip
There were 4 of us friends traveling to Eastern Europe and were very excited to arrange a 2-day trip with Gaby thro
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Ryan B
Amazing tours!
This is a top notch company with great employees that you can trust. We planned to stay close to a week in Buchare
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Perfect One-Day Excursion
I was in Bucharest on business and with my limited time really wanted to see a few sites. My teenage son and I book
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Sara B
Day trip of Transylvania
Our tour guide Gabriel was awesome! We had a private tour of Transylvania. Gabriel knew a lot about Romanian histo
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My wife Erin and I just got back to Canada after a week and a half stay in Romania! We did the airport transfers to
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Debbie T
My husband and I recently joined two friends for this two day private tour. Christian was our tour guide and was absolut
My husband and I recently joined two friends for this two day private tour. Christian was our tour guide and was ab
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Great trip, great company (in all respects)
We had a 10 day custom tour of Romania in June 2019, and from the first communication by email to the final drop of
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Italian, Spanish
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