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Private 2-Day Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest Hotel Pick-up and Drop off

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Day 1: Bucharest - Peles Castle - Bran Castle - Rasnov Fortress - Brasov.

Pass By: National Military Museum Bucharest, Strada Mircea Vulcanescu 125-127, Bucharest Romania
While we leave Bucharest, you can admire the beautiful city centre.

Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
Visit Peles Castle in Sinaia Town- the former royal summer residence and the most beautiful castles in the world! To get to Peles Castle you will enjoy the beautiful landscape by crossing the Carpathian Mountains. You'll learn about Romanian history and the Royal Family.
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
We continue our trip to the famous Bran Castle. Also called Dracula's Castle, it is situated at the entrance of Bran-Rucar pass. A remarkable architectural, the monument was built between 1377-1382 on a rock 60 m

Time for lunch is allocated for 1 hour and 30 min. Traditional lunch can be arranged in Bran village.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Rasnov Citadel, Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov 505400 Romania
Later in this tour, we travel, to the town which, besides Rasnov picturesque streets with medieval houses orderly arranged, will enchant you with its gorgeous Rasnov Fortress.

Rasnov Fortress is one of the best-preserved peasant fortresses of Transylvania and was built in 13-14 centuries by the inhabitants of the settlement with the same name.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Casa Timar Pension, a 3 - Margarets Pension, very well located.

Day 2: Brasov - The Bears Sanctuary - Snagov Monastery - Bucharest.

Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075 Romania
Visit the Bears Sanctuary - an amazing place for such beautiful animals! This " 5 stars all inclusive resort " for bears hosts around 100 rescued bears from captivity. They have a chance for a new and better life now! Taking pictures is allowed.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Snagov Monastery, North of Bucharest 40km Snagov Island, Snagov 077165 Romania
Snagov Monastery, the eternal house for the terrible Dracula!

On an island in the middle of Snagov Lake, lays the monastery with the same name. Built around the time of Vlad the Impaler’s grandfather, Mircea the Old, the monastery has become famous as the burial place of the king of Walachia who would become the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.Peasants talk about the “hidden treasures” of the Impaler. Sensing death, Vlad had them make cast-iron barrels in which he placed silver, gold and precious jewels; he then ordered the course of a river to be diverted by a dam (perhaps the Dambovita river) after getting rid of the riches, he gave free flow to the river and all the peasants involved were IMPALED!

Visitors who cross the lake by boat or over the bridge, reach the quiet, remote monastery that brings the legend alive! One can pay his respects at Dracula’s tomb, located at the altar footsteps, and admire the beautiful frescoes, some of which go as far back as the 15th century. Locals tell stories about a different church that existed here, which fell into the lake together with its steeple, during a storm. When the wind blows they say you can hear a chime rising from the bottom of the lake.

When coming here travellers understand why it was used as a refuge as well as a prison… As for the vampire hunters…what better place to end a trip to Romania than the legendary burial place of the count of all counts: Count Dracula?!
Duration: 1 hour

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

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up and drop-off from all the hotels in Bucharest.

Pick-up and drop-off at OTP Henri Coanda Bucharest Airport.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Driver/guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Qualified English speaking guide
  • 1 night en suite accommodation in Brasov
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local taxes, parking fees
  • Other meals, entrance fees.
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
  • Entry/Admission - Snagov Monastery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 1 infant seat available
  • stroller accesible but not everywhere
  • Bears Sanctuary is closed on Mondays. Peles Castle is closed Mondays and entire November. Peles Castle is closed on Tuesdays between September 15 to May 15. It can be seen from outside.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
About the operator

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By: Transylvania Discovery Tours
201 reviews
Al Muharraq, Bahrain
Highly Recommended....Best tour guide
My Wife and I had visited Romania, celebrating our 4 year anniversary...We stayed in Bucharest for a day and head
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The perks of off-season
We spent a wonderful non-rushed, laid back, casual day full of informative trivia. Thank you Bogdan for your
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Beirut, Lebanon
Amazing very helpful tour Guide “Sebastien”
The tour was very easy going, Guide very informative and fluent in English! Very Comfortable, knowledgeable of the
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Istanbul, Turkey
Lovely trip through Transylvania
This was a lovely trip through Transylvania during a time of year that there aren't many tourists and the scenery
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Frances N
Toms River, New Jersey
Amazing Transylvania
My husband and I took a four night Transylvania tour with Adriana and could not have enjoyed it more. Our
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Chris R
Awesome tour!
This was a great visit. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and even showed us some good Romanian food. I would
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Calgary, Canada
Amazing tour
We took this tour with Mimi. She was so great. So much knowledge and very fun to travel with. Would recommend her
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Robert B
Excellent Trip!
This was a great experience! Bogdan was a fantastic guide - very informative, fun to spend the day with and knew
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Grand Junction, Colorado
We had a wonderful introduction to Transylvania with Bogdan Ghenoiu of Transylvania Discovery Tours. We were able
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Manchester, United Kingdom
All worth a visit!
Had a brilliant day, very informative tour all because my guide Mimi was so knowledgeable and lovely! Would highly
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Amazing experience.
This is one of the best things to do in Brasov, the tour guide was amazing, she knew everything we wanted to know.
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Custom-made tour
I highly recommend Bogdan’s services for anyone coming to Braşov, especially if it’s your first time here. He is
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C.V. Suresh
We had a wonderful trip from Braşov of the Bran castle, Brancoveneau Monastery, Sighişoara and the beautiful
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Very good. But please don"t hice cakes to The bears
Very good experience, we saw a lot of bears and a fox. And the staff was very cain. But please don't give cakes to
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Great tour, great guide.
We booked a four days tour in Romania this summer with Bogdan. I was just fantastic. Bogdan was nice and available
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