Romania Grand Tour

Voronet Monastery
Sapanta
Sibiu
Sighisoara
Bran Castle
Bucharest

12 days / 11 nights

from 1095 eur/person

departures on request

from 1095.00 €
    Romania Grand Tour

     

    Day 1 Bucharest

     

    Arrival at Bucharest International Airport.
    Transfer at the hotel.
    Accommodation in Bucharest.
     
    Day 2 Bucharest - Targu Namt - Oglinzi - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Targu Neamt-Oglinzi.
    Arrival nearby Targu Neamt, at Oglinzi.
    Afternoon visit of Neamt Medieval Citadel and Ion Creanga Memorial House.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Oglinzi.
     
    Day 3 Oglinzi - Suceava - Sucevita - Voronet - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Suceava, former Medieval Capital of Moldova Province, between 1388 and 1564.
    Panoramic city tour of Suceava: Equestrian Statue of Stefan the Great/Stefan cel Mare, the Medieval Citadel.
    Departure to Sucevita. Short stop to visit the village of Marginea, famous Romanian ceramic center.
    Continue to Sucevita. Visit of the Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.
    Departure to Voronet.
    Arrival in Voronet.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Voronet.
     
    Day 4 Voronet - Humor - Moldovita - Pasul Prislop - Botiza - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Visit of Voronet Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony, famous for the „Last Supper” painting as well as for its unique „Voronet Blue”. It is considered as „Sixteen Chapel of the East”.
    Departure for Humor. Visit of the Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony.
    Departure for Moldovita. Visit of the Monastery, also UNESCO Patrimony. Departure for Maramures region, crossing the famous Prislop Pass at more than 1400 m altitude. If this day will be on 15-th of August, you can attend one of the most famous traditional Festivals in Romania: “Hora la Prislop”/ ”Prislop Festival”.
    Arrival in Botiza, a famous village in Maramures.
    Check-in in pensions, in the neighborhood.
    Traditional dinner.
    Accommodation in pensions in Botiza.
     
    Day 5 Botiza - Barsana - Sighetu Marmatiei - Sapanta - Botiza - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Barsana. We visit the impressive complex of Wooden Churches ‘Entrance of Virgin Mary in the Church’.
    Departure to Sighetu Marmatiei.
    Walking city tour of Sighetu Marmatiei.
    Departure to Sapanta.
    Visit of the famous Merry Cemetery.
    Visit of Sapanta-Peri Wooden Church, UNESCO Patrimony.
    Back to Botiza.
    Traditional dinner.
    Accommodation in Botiza.
     
    Day 6 Botiza - Vaser Valley steam train - Ieud - Botiza - breakfast, pique nique lunch, dinner
    Early breakfast.
    Departure to Viseu de Sus. After 45 min of driving we arrive at Viseu de Sus at the steam train railway station. Adventure is about to begin.
    After aprox 40 km steam train ride, we disembark from the train to serve pique nique lunch.
    Back in the train and ride back to Viseu de Sus. Disembark from the train and drive to Ieud. Visit of “Biserica din Deal” / ”Church on the Hill, one of the oldest wooden churches in Romania. Here was discovered, at the end of XVI-th century (1391-1392), “Codicele de la Ieud”, an old Romanian manuscript.
    Back to Botiza. Visit of the village, with its traditional activities: water whirlpool, water mill, tzouika distillery, textile handicrafts.
    Traditional dinner.
    Accommodation in Botiza.
     
    Day 7 Botiza - Budesti - Surdesti - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast
    We continue to visit other Maramures Wooden Churches: Budesti, Surdesti.
    Departure for Cluj-Napoca.
    Cluj-Napoca panoramic city tour.
    Traditional dinner.
    Accommodation in Cluj-Napoca.
     
    Day 8 Cluj-Napoca - Turda - Alba Iulia - Sibiu - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Turda.
    Visit of Turda Salt Mine, impressive renovated old salt mine.
    Departure to Alba Iulia. Panoramic city tour of Alba Iulia, considered to be Romania’s Union Capital.
    Departure to Sibiu.
    Astra Museum visit in Sibiu, one of the richest ethnographic museums on Earth! Walking city tour of Sibiu, European Cultural Capital in 2007: Large Square, Small Square, Catholic Cathedral, The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary, Orthodox Cathedral, Liar’s Bridge.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Sibiu.
     
    Day 9 Sibiu - Biertan - Sighisoara - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure for Biertan, the most impressive fortified church in Transylvania, former headquarter of Transylvanian Evangelical Church, for almost three centuries.
    Departure for Sighisoara, the jewel of Transylvania.
    Visit of Shighisoara Medieval Citadel, the only citadel in Europe entirely inhabited. Medieval city tour: Clock Tower (the best preserved monument) and the City Museum, Vlad Dracul House, Stag House, Venetian House, Stairs House, Catholic Cathedral on the top of the hill (the third largest Catholic Cathedral in Romania after The Black Church in Brasov and Saint Michael’s Cathedral in Cluj-Napoca).
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Sighisoara.
     
    Day 10  Sighisoara - Brasov - Bran - Sinaia - breakfast, dinner
    Breakfast.
    Departure for Brasov.
    Medieval city walking tour: City Hall Square, Black Church. Departure for Bran. Visit of the famous Bran Castle, connected to Dracula legend. Departure for Sinaia. Visit of Peles Castle, former Romanian Royal Family summer residence.
    Dinner.
    Accommodation in Sinaia.
     
    Day 11 Sinaia - Bucharest - breakfast
    Breakfast.
    Departure to Bucharest.
    Visit of Parliament Palace, the second largest building on Earth, after the Pentagon in USA, actually the first civil building on Earth (The Pentagon is a military building). Continue with panoramic tour of Bucharest.
    Afternoon at leisure.
    Accommodation in Bucharest.
     
    Day 12  Bucharest - Flight back home - breakfast
    Breakfast.
    Transfer at Bucharest International Airport.
    Flight back home.
     
    1095 eur/person in double room, for a group of 46-50 tourists
    1120 eur/person in double room, for a group of 36-45 tourists
    1149 eur/person in double room, for a group of 26-35 tourists
     
    Single supplement: 310 eur
     

    Price includes:
    • Accommodation with breakfast included for 11 nights;
    • Transportation in modern car/minivan/coach, according to the size of the group;
    • Driver and English speaking guide
    • Dinners specified in the program;
    • Most of meals are ecological
    • All the visits according to the program;
    • Entrance fees for all the sights in the program;
    • Local drinks (tuica) in Botiza and during the pique-nique on Vaser Valley;
    • All activities according with the season;
    • All taxes;
    • Local taxes;
    • Full assistance from the moment of your arrival till your departure.

    Price does not includes:
    • International air transportation to and from Romania;
    • Expenses of personal nature such as travel insurance, laundry, beverages etc;
    • Camera and video camera fees in tourist sites;
    • Lunches;
    • Dinners not specified in the program;
    • Tips;
    • Drinks , except local drinks in Botiza;
    • Any optional activities
    • Any cost element which is not express mentioned in the chapter “ Price includes”.

    Remarks:
    1. The program can suffer modifications with a rate of up to 15% because of flight schedule changes or line buses, without altering the general structure of the trip.
    2. The offer is limited by the availability.
     

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