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Bucharest: Visit Transylvania on a 2-Day Tour

1. Bucharest: Visit Transylvania on a 2-Day Tour

First on this trip from Bucharest is a visit to the region of Valahia, where you will discover Peles Castle, situated in picturesque Sinaia, “The Pearl of the Carpathians”. This former home of the Romanian Royal Family is a masterpiece of design, with stunning turrets, great attention to detail, and unbelievable views across the mountains. From here, your tour will wind its way into Transylvania and towards Bran Castle, where the legend of Count Dracula is kept alive all year-round.Tourists gather from every corner of the world to experience a guided tour of this majestic castle, which is famed to have belonged to Vlad the Impaler, the alleged inspiration for Count Dracula. Both of these names are steeped in mystery and myth, and you will delight in exploring the origin of both. Next on this fantastic trip, you will be treated to a Brasov walking tour, a guided tour around the gorgeous medieval city surrounding the towering Carpathian Mountains. This Brasov city tour will take in the historical center of this gem, including the Black Church, the Council Square, and the Old Walls. Remain in Brasov after the walking tour to dive deeper into the medieval atmosphere of the city while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Carpathian mountains. You have the option to return to Bucharest on the following day, or if you prefer, you can request to return on any other day of your choice.

Halloween in Transylvania: 7-Day Tour

2. Halloween in Transylvania: 7-Day Tour

Day 1: Bucharest - Arrival Upon arrival at Bucharest International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by the company staff that will transfer you to your hotel in Bucharest for overnight stay. Accommodation in Bucharest Day 2: Bucharest City Tour Brekfast: At the hotel Departure: 09:00 AM Bucharest has the allure that many other capitals have: new buildings combined with historical monuments (such as the Palace of the Parliament) and the hustle of a restless city. Your journey in the country of supernatural and vampires will start from the capital city and it has so many included activities. This Dracula tour will let you explore all the places that are related to the mysterious phenomena and mythical creatures that failed to be explained. Lunch: At your expense In the evening you will visit Bucharest's Old Centre. The narrow streets from nowadays, which are filled with stylish bistros and cafes, are the place that public trials were held. The judge of these trials was the Wallachian prince Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Tepes), the man that inspired the legend of Dracula. The day ends with a lovely dinner at a cozy restaurant. Dinner: Included Overnight in Bucharest. Day 3: Bucharest - Poenari Castle - Sibiu Breakfast: At the hotel Departure: 09:00 AM After breakfast, you will begin your Halloween tour in Transylvania, and your destination for the day is the city of Sibiu. You will arrive there by following the former trade routes taken by armies, caravans, or fugitives hundreds of years ago, through the Carpathian Mountains. Once there, you will visit the beautiful historic city with its large and picturesque square and learn the secrets that have been guarded by the city's walls and the catacombs underneath. On the way, if the weather allow us will have a stop at Poenari Castle. Built in 15th century by Vlad the Impaler is considered the real draculas castle. En route to the ruins of draculas poenari castle are 1480 steps to climb. This journey will take you to the Olt Valley, a place where nature remained in its pure and wild form. Olt Valley is a very well conserved and picturesque natural area in Romania. It offers a truly spectacular view to everyone that passes its gorges. Lunch: At your expense Sibiu city tour includes visiting some of the old town's heritage sites. Some of them are the Main Square, and the Roman Catholic Cathedral. You will also visit the Evangelical Church located in Huet Square. After passing the Stairs Passage, you will also get to cross the famous Bridge of Lies. If you have free time in Sibiu we have a list of things to do here. Dinner: At your expense Overnight in Sibiu Day 4: Sibiu - Hunedoara - Cluj-Napoca Breakfast: At the hotel After breakfast, your Halloween trip continues with exploring further the region and castles from Transylvania, that has yet more to reveal. It will make your trip unforgettable. Today's main attraction is the medieval castle, Corvin Castle, whose visitors can never forget it. Several international publications included it among the most impressive castles in the world. To top it up, Corvin Castle might also feature in a top of awe-inspiring, haunted places. Lunch: At your expense At the end of the day, you will reach Cluj-Napoca, the largest city in Transylvania and one of the largest student centers in Romania. After taking a walking tour through the Old City Center, you will have free time to explore the local cafes and bohemian restaurants near the hotel. Dinner: At your expense Overnight in Cluj-Napoca Day 5: Cluj-Napoca - Biertan - Sighisoara - Bran - Halloween Party Breakfast: At the hotel Depature: 09:00 AM Your Halloween in Transylvania continues with a visit to Biertan Village. In there is located Biertan Fortified Church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site that dates back from the Middle Ages. It inspired many novelists with its cold appeal. The fortress was built somewhere in the 15th century and is one of the biggest fortified churches in Transylvania. Sighisoara Citadel is known to be the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler, the prince that is at the core of Dracula's legend. His name, Vlad Dracul, was inspired by his father's name, Vlad Dracul. Sighisoara is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Eastern Europe. Lunch: At your expense You will visit the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler at the house Casa Dracula (Dracula's house) and the Clock Tower. The house is situated next to a Dominican monastery, and today it hosts a pub and a restaurant. The legend-filled house is popular among the people that are interested in the famous vampire. Your next stop is in Bran, next to Bran Castle - where all the magic is about to happen. The evening is booked for your Halloween party at Dracula's Castle. After arrival and check-in, the Halloween costumes will come in handy, because at 09:00 PM we will attend the castle tour and the party. Dinner: At the hotel (included) Evening: Halloween Party Overnight in Bran Day 6: Bran - Brasov City Tour - Bran Castle tour - Bran Breakfasts: At the hotel The day after the Halloween party will start late so that everyone can sleep in and recharge their batteries. After having breakfast, your first stop for the day is the city of Brasov. The town has a medieval ambiance given by the famous Gothic cathedral, The Black Church, the largest cathedral in Southeastern Europe. The edifice dates from the 14th century. However, due to many external factors, it was finalized only in the late 15th century. Lunch: At your expense After visiting Brasov and the lunch in the city, we will head back to Bran Castle, for a proper tour of the castle, where you will learn about its history, and connection with the Halloween event. Dinner: At the hotel (included) Overnight in Bran Day 7: Bran – Peles Castle – Snagov Monastery - Bucharest Breakfast: At the hotel Departure: 09:00 AM Your next stop is in Sinaia, where you will visit the the world's first castle fully powered by locally produced electricity. The castle was home to one of the most important collections of paintings in Europe, and it is well-known for its large collection of over 4,000 European and Oriental weaponry. Lunch: At your expense The last monument of the tour is Snagov Monastery, a historic and religious site located on an island in the Snagov Lake. It is most famously known as the alleged final resting place of Vlad the Impaler. Although there is no solid evidence that Vlad is buried in the monastery, it remains a symbol of Romanian cultural heritage. Dinner: At your expense Overnight in Bucharest Day 8: Bucharest - Departure Breakfast: At the hotel Departure: According to your flight schedule After a great Romania tour and a party at Bran Castle, your Halloween in Transylvania tour has come to an end. We hope you enjoyed the experience and maybe see you next year!

Bucharest: 2-Day Tour of Transylvania & Halloween Party

3. Bucharest: 2-Day Tour of Transylvania & Halloween Party

Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia - Brasov - Bran Get picked up directly from your hotel in Bucharest and travel around Transylvania with your guide. First, travel to Sinaia, a mountain resort nestled in the historical region of Muntenia. Visit the exquisite Peles Castle, surrounded by forest and situated at the foot of the breathtaking Bucegi mountains. Admire the castles wooden Viennese decorations that adorn the castle. Next, travel to the charming city of Brasov, where you will visit the Black Church, a celebrated Gothic site that acquired its name after being blackened by smoke from the 1689 great fire. Next, take a walk through the town and admire the clock tower and fortifications.  Then, go to your 3-star hotel and get dressed up as the spookiest ghoul you can for the Halloween party at Bran castle. Get to know the history of the notorious castle that’s shrouded in mystery on a spooky two-hour guided tour. Be welcomed into the castle by Prince Vlad the Impaler himself, and explore the chilly rooms that will be filled with prince and princesses from the Middle Ages. Then, enjoy some blood-red wine and then continue your evening with a party in the castle garden. Dance and drink the night away in a large tent with your fellow ghouls.  Day 2: Brasov- Snagov- Bucharest Awake the next day and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then, hit the road and stop at Lake Snagov Monastery, originally founded in the 14th century. It is said that Vlad the Impaler requested to be buried there. Visit his tomb and learn about the mysteries of the site. Finally, travel back to your accommodation in Bucharest.

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Amazing experience! Very attentive service, knowledgeable guides, and a great party to cap it off. 100% recommend!