Transylvania - Explore the Central and Eastern Europe


11 days / 10 nights

from 1074 eur/person

departures on request

Explore the Central and Eastern Europe

Day 1 Prague

Arrival at Prague International Airport.
Welcome by local guide.
Transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation in Prague.

Day 2 Prague - breakfast

Prague city tour: Venceslas Square, Saint Venceslas statue, Old Town Square, Jan Hus statue, Old Town Hall, Astronomical Clock, Franz Kafka’s former home, Charles Bridge, Mala Strana. We end the tour with Prague Castle visit.
Accommodation in Prague.

Day 3 Prague - Bratislava - breakfast

Transfer to Prague railway station.
Train from Prague to Bratislava to Budapest (approximate 1 hour and 35 minutes).
Arrival in Bratislava.
Bratislava city tour: Primate’s Palace, Old Town Hall, Saint Martin Cathedral, Slovak National Theater.
Accommodation in Bratislava.

Day 4 Bratislava - Budapest - breakfast
Transfer to Bratislava railway station.
Train Bratislava to Budapest (approximate 2 hours and 40 minutes).
Arrival in Budapest railway station.
Transfer to hotel in Budapest.
Budapest city tour: Parliament Palace, The Castle District, Royal Palace, Citadel, Saint Stephan Church, the Danube Bridges.
Accommodation in Budapest.

Day 5 Budapest (- Visegrad - Budapest) - breakfast

Optional: excursion to Visegrad by boat (if boat schedule in this day) or by bus.
Arrival in Visegrad.
Visit King Mathias Museum and Cloud Castle.
Back to Budapest.
Optional: in the evening, we propose: 2,5 hours cruise with dinner on Danube in Budapest if boat scheduled this day or typical dinner.
Accommodation in Budapest.

Day 6 Budapest - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, dinner
Transfer from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca by minibus.
Arrival in Cluj-Napoca.
Transfer to the hotel.
Cluj-Napoca walking city tour: Saint Michael’s Church, The University, Evangelical Church, Matthias Corvinus Memorial House, National Theatre, Orthodox Cathedral.
Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.

Day 7 Cluj-Napoca - Alba Iulia - Sibiu - breakfast, dinner
3 hours free time for shopping: top quality Romanian leather shoes.
Departure to Alba Iulia, Romania’s Union Capital.
Alba Iulia city tour, including Medieval Guard Ceremony.
Departure to Sibiu, 2007 European Cultural Capital.
Arrival in Sibiu.
Hotel check in.
Sibiu Medieval city walking tour: Big Square, Little Square, Huet Square, Evangelical Cathedral, Catholic Cathedral, Orthodox Cathedral, Liars Bridge.
Dinner in Sibiu.
Accommodation in Sibiu.

Day 8 Sibiu - Sighisoara - breakfast, dinner
Free morning for shopping in Sibiu.
Drive to Sighisoara, the only Medieval Citadel in Europe, entirely inhabited, also UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Arrival in Sighisoara.
Walking tour of the old city: 9 over 14 medieval towers are still “defending” the city. Among these, the Clock Tower is the most well preserved and here we have the City Museum. Famous houses: Clad Dracul House (XV-th century), Venetian House, Stag House. Staircase will help us get to the top of the Citadel. Church on The Hill, the third largest Catholic Cathedral in Romania.
Accommodation in Sighisoara or Medias.

Day 9 Sighisoara - Brasov - Bran - breakfast, dinner

Departure to Brasov.
Brasov short city tour: City Hall Square, Black Church.
Drive to Bran.
Famous Bran Castle visit.
Typical Romanian dinner.
Accommodation in Bran.

Day 10 Bran - Sinaia - Bucharest - breakfast, dinner
Departure to Sinaia, “The Pearl of the Carpathians”.
Peles Castle visit.
Departure to Bucharest.
Arrival in Bucharest.
Afternoon Parliament Palace visit. The second largest building on Earth, after the Pentagon.
Continue with panoramic city tour: Romanian Athenaeum, University Square, Revolution Square, Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral (only outside visits).
Accommodation in Bucharest.

Day 11 Bucharest - breakfast
Transfer to Bucharest International Airport.
Flight back home.

Detalii tarife

1192 eur/person
for groups of 10-15 tourists;
1127 eur/person
for groups of 16-25 tourists;
1074 eur/person
for groups of 26 tourists or more;

single supplement: 399 eur

Price includes:

• Accommodation, breakfast included, for 10 nights;
• Transportation in dedicated modern air conditioned coach/minivan, according with size of the group: in Czech Republic, from arrival in Prague till departure from Prague; in Slovakia, from arrival in Bratislava till departure from Bratislava; in Hungary, from arrival in Budapest, till departure from Budapest; in Romania, from arrival in Cluj-Napoca till flight back home from Bucharest;
• Train tickets Prague-Bratislava;
• Train tickets Bratislava-Budapest;
• Transfer in minibus Budapest-Cluj-Napoca;
• Entrance fees for the sights to visit (subject of opening hours, changing of schedule, closure days, closure due to restoration, etc): Prague Castle, Hungarian Parliament, St Michael Cathedral, Medieval Citadel and Cathedrals Alba Iulia, Black Church in Brasov, Bran Castle in Bran, Peles Castle in Sinaia, Parliament Palace in Bucharest;
• Breakfasts;
• All excursions as per program;
• English speaking guide during excursions;
• Driver(s);
• Government taxes.

Price does not include:
• Any air tickets;
• The drinks;
• The transportation to Czech Republic and from Romania;
• Personal expenses;
• Optional tours;
• All meals except those specified above, for each day;
• Camera and video camera fees in museums;
• Any visa fees if applicable;
• Tips;
• Any cost element which is not mentioned in the chapter “Price includes”.