Andrei Brebulet - Private Guide in BucharestMember Since 2013
Romania To Go
Private tour in Bucharest
Tour Price : 3300 USD Duration : 12 days Languages: English
Please keep in mind that any of the programs mentioned can be changed according to your desire.
Day 1: Bucharest – Tulcea
Arrival at Bucharest International Airport. Your private guide will be receiving you in the terminal. Transfer to the city of Tulcea, gateway into the Danube Delta. Please note that you can opt for an additional overnight stay in Bucharest, before your transfer to Tulcea. On the way to the Delta you will enjoy the great drive in the south part of the country. After crossing the Danube, you will enter the plateau of Dobrogea, the oldest mountains of Europe (400 million years old). The region has over 600 wind turbines, offering a great view. Afternoon arrival in Tulcea.
*If the time allows it, you can visit one of the two great museums of the city. The Danube Delta Aquarium offers a great introduction to the Delta ecosystem. Enjoy the fish tanks, with local and exotic species. For 100 RON, one gets a full diving suit and instructor, to be able to hand feed huge Danube sturgeon. The second option is the Ethnographic Museum of Tulcea, where you can learn about the many ethnic groups of Dobrogea.
Overnight accommodation in Tulcea at 3 or 4* hotel.
Day 2: Danube Delta
In this day, you’ll explore the Danube Delta biosphere reserve. It is the youngest land of Europe (The Danube Delta started to form just 10,000 years ago and is still in the process of formation). Known as the birdwatchers paradise (home to over 320 species of birds), you can try your hand at fishing, or simply relax while browsing through the narrow channels. The Danube Delta cuisine is certain to provide an interesting dining experience! The mid day stop at Mila 35 restaurant will show you the best local flavors. Afternoon arrival back in Tulcea.
Overnight accommodation in Tulcea at 3 or 4* hotel.
Day 3: Tulcea – Brasov
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning departure back west, towards the Prahova Valley. You’ll ferry across the Danube before heading north to the beautiful city ofBrasov. On the way stop at Sinaia, the jewel of the Romanian mountain resorts. Excursion in Bucharest. With a history of 300 years, the city was born around the monastery of Sinaia. The highlight of the day is Peles Palace. Just it alone is a good reason to visit our country. Known as the Versailles of Romania, the royal residence of King Charles I of Romania is considered the most beautiful summer royal residence in Europe.
Overnight accommodation in the Brasov, at hotel Ambient, 3 or 4*
Day 4: Brasov – Bran – Sibiu
Breakfast in the hotel. Start you day with a morning walking tour of Brasov. Enjoy the cobblestone streets on a specially designed tour that will take you back to the time of the Arab merchants who visited Brasov. See the gate of St. Catherine (the oldest in the city). Make your way in front of the Synagogue, thenarrowest street in Europe and stop at the Black Church. Visit the church, the biggest one of Eastern Europe, with its 4000 pipe organ. It also holds the largest collection of oriental rugs in the country, and the room hosting the old gravestones is impressive. Finish the tour in the Council square, with its lively atmosphere. Later depart for the attraction of the day, the well known Bran Castle also known as Dracula Castle. The castle was built in 1377 as a border point on the trading route between Transylvania and Wallachia. Although enlarged and renovanggallery id=3ngted many times, it still shows the original lookout post from the gothic days. Inside, your guide will offer you’re the full insight into the legend of Vlad Dracula. Drive along the Fagaras mountains, the highest chain of the country. ReachSibiu, one of the gateways into Transylvania. Brief orientation tour on the way to the hotel. Overnight in Sibiu, at a centrally located hotel. Dinner on own. Suggested is Crama Sibiul Vechi, best cellar – restaurants in town, serving Transylvanian fares.
Overnight accommodation in Sibiu at 3 or 4 *, centrally located hotel.
Day 5: Sibiu – Biertan – Sighisoara
Hot and cold buffet breakfast at hotel. The day will start with a walking tour of Sibiu, an 800 year old city and the most beautiful of the German fortified cities of Transylvania. The our will show the visitors of Sibiu the landmarks of the city : the old surrounding defense walls and the remaining guild towers. One of the landmarks of Sibiu is the Brukenthal Museum assembled by Baron Brukenthal, governor of Transylvania at the beginning of the 19th century. The Evangelical Cathedral was completed in its actual shape in 1520, but inside, there is an exquisite fresco of the Crucifixion on the north wall of the choir dating from 1445. Visit the Passage of Stairs linking the Upper Town to the Lower town and the 1859 Liar’s Bridge. Do not miss the original Pharmacy Museum. At At noon, lunch is on your own, in one of the great restaurant of the medieval center. We are also glad to organize a home hosted lunch at one of the nearby villages. The Sibiu surroundings are famous in our country for the best dairy products in Romania. The food has a great local flavor. After lunch, depart to the heart of Transylvania. On the way to Sighisoara stop at Biertan fortified church and a UNESCO World Heritage. Tour with private guide in Bucharest. It was the former Seat of the Lutheran Bishops between 1516 and 1867 and is also one of the best preserved medieval fortifications of our country. Afternoon arrival to Sighisoara – World Heritage Site and the only still inhabited medieval citadel in Europe. The Upper Citadel offers great hotels, right in the heart of the 800 year old city. Optional dinner at the Birthplace of Vlad Dracula.
*If the time allows it, one can also choose to visit the amazing ancient oak tree reservation in the area, with huge century old trees. In the middle, the shepherd Arpad and his dog Iancu will kindly let you take some photos of the animals.
Overnight accommodation in Sighisoara at one of the 3 or 4* hotels in the Upper Town, with immediate access to the city center.
Day 6: Sighisoara – Bistrita – Sighetu Marmatiei
Breakfast in the hotel (depending on the chosen hotel breakfast can be buffet or a la carte). In the morning enjoy a walking tour of the upper city, including the Tower With Clock, the Scholars Stairs and the Church on the Hill. Return to the city through the amazing saxon cemetery.Depart in the morning towards the medieval town of Bistrita. Visit the famous evangelical cathedral of Bistrita and the nearby beautifully preserved merchants building, on the most charming street of the city. We recommend lunch i
|Tour Price: 3300 USD|
|Duration: 12 days|
|Group Size: 2|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||YES|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||YES|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||YES|
|Translation services :||YES|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||YES|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||YES|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||YES|
|This Tour is Kid Friendly :||YES|