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Transylvania and UNESCO Painted Monasteries from Budapest: 6 days tour

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Day 1: Budapest – Arad- Timisoara

Stop At: Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Vamhaz Korut, Budapest Hungary
On your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. You'll cross the border at Arad.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Filarmonica Arad, Piata George Enescu, nr. 1, Arad 310125 Romania
On your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. The first stop will be in Arad for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara 300003 Romania
In the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence.

Stroll the city center for a short walking tour as your guide will introduce you in the local culture.

Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.

Day 2: Timisoara – Corvin Castle – Alba iulia – Sibiu

Stop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Strada Castelului 1-3, Hunedoara 331141 Romania
Start fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop at Corvin Castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134 Romania
After Corvin castle head for Alba-Iulia city. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu 550320 Romania
In the afternoon reach Sibiu, where you will be having a walking tour in the Old Town of Sibiu. Sibiu is a medium size city but with rich history and it was appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2007.

Join our guide for a walking tour and explore the city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.

Day 3: Sibiu – Sighisoara – Gura Humorului

Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
Set out in the morning for Sighisoara city where Dracula was born and overnight. Take a walking tour inside the old walls of this fairy tale town to find out the history of Dracula and Sighisoara, one of the emblematic city for Transylvanian culture.

After lunch head for Gura Humorului, in Bucovina region where you will be accommodated.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.

Day 4: Gura Humorului – Voronet Monastery – Sucevita Monastery – Moldovita Monastery – Pottery of Marginea- Gura Humorului

Stop At: Manastirea Voronet, Strada Voronet 166, Voronet 725301 Romania
After breakfast head for Voronet Monastery. Our guide will present the outside wall of the monastery
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei 727595 Romania
Next stop will be at Moldovita Monastery where you will have the chance of exploring another vibrating old painted monastery
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sucevita Monastery, Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510 Romania
Head for Sucevita monastery another fortified monastery. This emblematic monastery preserves history of Bucovina region.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Marginea Ceramics, Nearby Suceava Plateau and Bucovina's Obcini Marginea Village, Suceava Romania
. End up your day at the Black Pottery of Marginea.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.

Day 5: Gura Humorului – Bicaz Gorge – Red Lake – Brasov

Stop At: Bicaz Canyon, Dn12c, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
Start fresh in the morning after breakfast and travel towards Bicaz Gorge. This magnificent Gorge passes from Moldova region back to Transylvania region.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Red Lake, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania
Stop at the Red Lake for a lunch break and then continue towards Brasov
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
Reach Brasov in the afternoon where you will explore this vibrating city through a walking tour that passes at the most important sights such as Black Church and Catherine’s Gates.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Brasov at a centrally located hotel.

Day 6: Brasov – Bran – Peles – Bucharest

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
In the morning you will head for Bran castle aka Dracula’s castle in order to discover this medieval castle and the true story of Vlad Dracula. Tour the inside and at the end if you wish you can enjoy free time in the market in front of the castle.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
Reach the Peles Palace set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, also called the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style. Built at the foot of the mountains between 1873 and 1914 by Carol I, the first Romanian king, the palace is considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.

In the afternoon reach Bucharest.

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Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Budapest, Hungary

Traveler pickup is offered
Your location of choice in Budapest or Budapest Airport
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
6 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • 5 nights accommodation at 3-4 stars hotels
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
  • Live commentary on board
  • Small-group tour (maximum 6 people per group)
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees ( 20 euros per person)
  • Single supplement – 100 euro per room
  • Other Meals/drinks unless specified
  • Photo fees
  • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor
  • Entry/Admission - Manastirea Voronet
  • Entry/Admission - Moldovita Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Sucevita Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Single supplement – 100 euro per room.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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