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6-Days Transylvania and UNESCO Bucovina Painted Monasteries Tour from Bucharest

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    Day 1: Bucharest – Curtea de arges - Cozia – Sibiel – Sibiu

    Pass By: Triumph Arch, Piata Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest Romania
    On the first day you will be picked up from Bucharest from your accommodation and we will drive towards beautiful Transylvania.

    Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
    Our first stop will be at Curtea de Arges Monastery one of the most important faith centers of Romania, which we will explore to find out it’s history.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
    Then head for Olt River Valley Road, passing by you will see Cozia Monastery as you drive towards Sibiu .
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu 550320 Romania
    Reach Sibiu in the afternoon where you will be accommodated and set out for a walking tour in one of the most beautiful Transylvanian cities.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Biserica Sfanta Treime, Dj106e, Sibiel 557234 Romania
    At night head for Sibiel, a very well preserved Transylvanian village next to Sibiu for a traditional homemade dinner offered by the locals.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu in centrally located hotel.

    Day 2: Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Corvin Castle – Sibiu

    Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
    Set out in the morning for Corvin castle. This well preserved medieval castle offers an insight into Transylvanian history. Find out more as our guide will introduce you in the history of this place.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
    After Corvin Castle head for Alba Iulia. the city where the unification of Romania was signed. Explore the roman and medieval streets to find out the culture and history of this city.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu in centrally located hotel.

    Day 3: Sibiu – Sighisoara – Gura Humorului

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    Set out in the morning for Sighisoara city where Dracula was born and overnight. Take a walking tour inside the old walls of this fairy tale town to find out the history of Dracula and Sighisoara, one of the emblematic city for Transylvanian culture.

    After lunch head for Gura Humorului, in Bucovina region where you will be accommodated.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.

    Day 4: Gura Humorului – Voronet Monastery – Sucevita Monastery – Moldovita Monastery – Black pottery Marginea- Gura Humorului

    Stop At: Manastirea Voronet, Strada Voronet 166, Voronet 725301 Romania
    After breakfast head for Voronet Monastery. Our guide will present the monastery.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei 727595 Romania
    Next stop will be at Moldovita Monastery where you will have the chance of exploring another vibrating old painted monastery.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Sucevita Monastery, Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510 Romania
    Head for Sucevita monastery another fortified monastery. This emblematic monastery preserves history of Bucovina region.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Marginea Ceramics, Nearby Suceava Plateau and Bucovina's Obcini Marginea Village, Suceava Romania
    End up your day at the Black Pottery of Marginea.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.

    Day 5: Gura humorului – Bicaz Gorge – Red Lake – Brasov

    Stop At: Bicaz Canyon, Dn12c, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
    Start fresh in the morning after breakfast and travel towards Bicaz Gorge. This magnificent Gorge passes from Moldova region back to Transylvania region.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Red Lake, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
    Stop at the Red Lake for a lunch break and then continue towards Brasov
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    Reach Brasov in the afternoon where you will explore this vibrating city through a walking tour that passes at the most important sights such as Black Church and Catherine’s Gates.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov at a centrally located hotel.

    Day 6: Brasov – Bran Castle – Peles Castle in Sinaia – Bucharest

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    In the morning you will head for Bran castle aka Dracula’s castle in order to discover this medieval castle and the true story of Vlad Dracula. Tour the inside and at the end if you wish you can enjoy free time in the market in front of the castle.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    Reach the Peles Palace set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, also called the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style. Built at the foot of the mountains between 1873 and 1914 by Carol I, the first Romanian king, the palace is considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.

    In the afternoon reach Bucharest.

    End of service.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Bucharest, Romania

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your location of choice in Bucharest or Bucharest Airport ( OTP)
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • 1 Homemade dinner in a Transylvanian house
    • Professional English Speaking Guide
    • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
    • Local taxes
    • Transport by sedan/minivan vehicle
    • Live commentary on board
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bottled water
    • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees ( 20 euros per person)
    • Single supplement – 100 euro per room.
    • Other Meals/drinks unless specified
    • Photo fees
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
    • Entry/Admission - Manastirea Voronet
    • Entry/Admission - Moldovita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Sucevita Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note that Transfagarasan Road is open only between June-October.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Single supplement – 100 euro per room.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed May 30, 2019

    My wife and I embarked in a 6-day trip around Romania with Paul as our tour guide. We were not disappointed. He speaks both Romanian and English fluently. Thorough knowledge of Romanian history. Let Paul tell you the true Dracula story along with many other...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank laik168
    Reviewed October 14, 2018

    From painted monasteries, to jaw dropping mountain drives, to historic castles and towns, this 6 day tour of Romania has everything you could want. Our guides, Andrei and Paul, were great historians, professional and personable, and excellent drivers. The itinerary was well planned and accommodations...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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