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Balkan Trails

29 Mihail Sebastian St. Ent. A, Apt. 37, Bucharest 050784, Romania
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A most memorable tour of beautiful and interesting Romania

Balkan Trials deserves the certificate of excellence for arranging customised private tours. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Arie R
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Sydney, Australia
Wonderful countries with fabulous experiences

My parents and I visited Bulgaria and Romania with Balkan Trails. We had a wonderful time. All... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amalia H
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Licensed Romanian tour operator company, offering private day trips and tours in Romania and Bulgaria. All our tours are customisable, allowing you to discover only the sights you are interested in, at your own pace.
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  • Average1%
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29 Mihail Sebastian St. Ent. A, Apt. 37, Bucharest 050784, Romania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Balkan Trials deserves the certificate of excellence for arranging customised private tours. The itinerary arranged by Vlad was well paced , enabling us to visit the important sites ,to enjoy the beauty of the country and learn about its rich history and tradition . The...More

Thank Arie R
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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Arie, Thank you very much, we are pleased you enjoyed the tour we arranged for you. I will convey your kind words to Gelu as well. I was particularly happy to hear the arrangements involving Iasi/Ungheni and the Jewish community went well. If you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents and I visited Bulgaria and Romania with Balkan Trails. We had a wonderful time. All of the hotels were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by the rural bed and breakfasts, all of which were very clean, had great food and were in good...More

Thank Amalia H
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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Amalia, thank you very much for traveling with us and for taking the time to post such a detailed review! Indeed, both Bulgaria and Romania have a lot to offer in terms of variety, and some places do offer a very different feeling from what...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We had a great personalized tour with Balkan Trails. Vlad was great about organizing a tour to hit my family's wish list and throwing in some ideas that we hadn't thought about. He also paced it well for the various ages in our group (24-77)....More

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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you very much for your review! Tours that include some roots-tracing can sometimes be challenging - I'm happy it all worked out and you even managed to connect with some relatives! I guess that must have been quite a highlight of the tour! If...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

It was the most amazing way of experiencing the sights and history of Romania. Stephan, our tour guide and driver had such knowledge, passion and insights into the customs, history and the people of the different areas of Romania - this made the trip so...More

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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you for traveling with us and for taking the time to write a review! We are very happy you enjoyed your tour to Romania and all the things one can experience on a private tour of our beautiful country.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

The trip was organised very well. The guides were nice and very knowledgeable especially the guide in Romania. He gave a lot of detailed information which gave me a deeper understanding of Romania history. I really enjoyed my trip and highly recommended Balkan trails.

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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thank you for your review! If you decide to further explore our part of the world in the future, do not hesitate to get in touch, we'd be happy to offer you our services again!

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Kids wanted to meet count Dracula in person, but he was out of the castle for vacation.  We have taken the 1 day tour to Transylvania and were very pleased with what we have seen. Although kids we focused on Bran castle, we could...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We arrived in Bucharest on 19th September and had pr booked our day trip into the Carpathian mountains with Balkan Trails. Our driver was Stefan Oprea he picked us up from the Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest for our day trip to Pelas castle Bran castle and...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

This was my second trip to Romania and Bulgaria and my husband's first experience. I enjoyed my first first but this trip exceeded my expectations. I love medieval art and icons and I was in seventh heaven. The scenery, the trip to the Black Sea...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We just took a wonderful 2-week trip to Bulgaria and Romania using Balkan Trails. Zoe was extremely helpful and detailed in customizing the trip to fit our needs and responded to our emails quickly and efficiently. Balkan Trails was happy to accommodate changes in the...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

For 5 days we touched a bit of Romania! Zoe, the organizer of this trip, accommodated our wishes, to see important sights from Transylvania, as Sibiu, Sighisoara, Brasov and also from Wallachia, as Curtea de Arges, Sinaia and of course, Bucharest. Zoe and I exchanged...More

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