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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

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  • A fascinating 2-day guided tour of Transylvania, from Bucharest
  • Discover the charming region of Transylvania
  • Learn about Romanian history from a knowledgeable guide
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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest
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2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest
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Overview
Steep in Transylvania’s compelling history during this informative 2-day tour from Bucharest. A professional local guide will meet you in Bucharest. From there, you will head into the Transylvania countryside and explore the medieval cities of Brasov, Bran and Rasnov over the course of two days. As you travel, your guide will gladly fill you in on Romania’s complicated and fascinating history. This is a great way to explore Transylvania’s castles, villages and fortresses by car and foot.
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Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia Monastery - Peles Castle - Brasov Tour (B)

Sinaia Monastery: Visit the Orthodox Monastery of Sinaia also called the Cathedral of Bucegi Mountains. It was the first construction in the area of the present mountain resort, built at the end of the 17th century, and is a valuable Romanian religious site and architectural monument.

Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (approx. 44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful castles in all of Europe. Against the natural back drop of the Carpathian Mountains, the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture, an astounding Royal residence dating from the end of the 19th century.

After a delicious Romanian meal (own expense) continue with a walking tour in the historical center of Brasov.

Brasov City Tour: Fringed by the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains and resplendent with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture, as well as a wealth of historical attractions, Brasov is one of the most visited places in Romania.

Tour highlights: Black Church, Citadel of Brasov, Cathrine's Gate, White Tower, Black Tower, The Blacksmiths Bastion, The Weavers Bastion, The Ropemakers Bastion, The Drapers Bastion.

Return to overnight accommodation

Day 2: Brasov - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress - Bucharest (B)

Bran Castle also known as Dracula's Castle, is a medieval dwelling dating from the 14th century. It is surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend and perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock.

Rasnov Fortress - this impressive citadel was built in the 14th century to protect the people of Rasnov and surrounding villages from the numerous Ottoman invasions.

Return to Bucharest.
Reviews (13)
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Reviewed September 27, 2018
2 day tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

We had a fantastic tour with our guide Gabriel. He really made the trip special doing the inside tours himself instead of handing us off to the groups. Made a world of difference. He is extremely knowledgeable of Romania at all levels. I can highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carole D
Reviewed September 21, 2018
2-day tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

Fantastic 2-day trip to Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Brasov, Rasnov Fortress and Bran Castle - and a scenic drive back to Bucharest through the mountains. Stunning. Our tour guide Gabriel was superb. Did all the tours himself - did not hand us off to other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 193carsonn
Reviewed July 25, 2018
Tour of Transylvania

We booked a two day Transylvania tour from Unzip Romania and though the price was extremely cheap, and were expecting a mini van with two other couples at least. Imagine how surprised I was when the tour guide showed up in an immaculate VW sedan...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colin L
Reviewed June 7, 2018
Great overview of the region

Lucien was a great guide from start to finish. He picked us up on time, the van was clean, and he was willing to stop whenever and wherever we wanted to stop. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Romania

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank travelpal600
Reviewed April 27, 2018
Wonderful trip!

I have long been interested in seeing Transylvania, having read and heard about it for years (and seen depictions, real and imaginary, in movies). So my brother and I decided that this year we would travel to Romania. I looked through a number of possibilities...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Parker S
June 10, 2018|
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Response from TheRealLisaBain | Reviewed this property |
The guide will usually adjust the schedule accordingly, but recommend you ask them about it in advance. On my trip we had a few last minute closures due to the holiday so we were able to flip things around and still see... More
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from Filipa G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Private car provided by the agency. Hope you enjoy it.
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