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“Great tour”
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TravelMaker
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US$94.92*
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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest
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US$105.59*
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Small-Group Day Trip to North Bulgaria
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US$46.27*
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Bucharest City Tour by Night
Ranked #4 of 134 Tours in Bucharest
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Owner description: TravelMaker is a Romanian travel company providing private and shared airport transfers and tours in and from Bucharest, Romania since 2005. Over the last 10 years we have served more than 20000 visitors from all over the world.
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great tour”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We did the tour on the impact of communism. Our tour guide picked us up from our hotel. Promptly and gave us a guided tour of Bucharest with the history of Romania and communism. Gabrielle was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions and made the tour very interesting. We ended the tour in the People Parliament. Would have done another tour but unfortunately not enough time.

Visited July 2014
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Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Thank you for your comments and hope to see you again sometimes!
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing Two Castle Tour”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This tour is simply a must for anyone who wishes to venture outside of Bucharest for the day. The sites and scenery were absolutely breathtaking. The tour lasted for an entire day, but there was never a dull moment. Our guide Gabriel was incredible. Despite having led this tour countless times he never ceased to be informative and enthusiastic. Do yourself a favor and book this tour!

Visited July 2014
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Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Thank you very much for your review on behalf of Gabriel and our team at Travelmaker.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
“Two thumbs up for this tour company!”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

My husband and I signed up for two tours with this company: Two Castles in One Day (regular tour) and One Day Tour to Bulgaria (private tour). Both were excellent! For the Two Castles in One Day we had Gabriel as our tour guide and he did a marvelous job of telling us about the city of Bucharest as we drove North to the castles, describing the history of Vlad the Impaler, and guiding us around both castles as well as the Black Church is Brasov. He answered everyone's questions, gave us a great recommendation for lunch in Brasov, and kept us on track throughout the entire day. For the One Day Tour to Bulgaria we were lucky enough to have Serban who we'd read about on other trip advisor reviews. He easily met, if not exceeded, our expectations. Serban arrived on time to pick us up, greeted us with a big smile, and quickly made us all feel like long lost friends. Having one-on-one time with Serban was an invaluable experience as we learned so much about Romania from the personal experiences of a man born and raised in the country. He solidified our desire to return and explore more of Bucharest and the countryside.

Visited July 2014
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Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this review, 13 April 2015
Thank you so much! You are too kind and hope to serve you again during your next trip to Romania!
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Fort Macleod, Canada
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9 reviews
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“Two Castle Tour”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Great Trip. It was an 8 hour tour but well broken up. Peles Castle was amazing especially the interior. it would have been worth paying for the right to take pictures. Our tour guide, Gabriel, was very informative without overloading us with information. He stayed with pertinent points, and allowed for pauses and quiet moments. Our lunch at Brasov was wonderful. We had a traditional meal which was definitely homemade. Wonderful day.

Visited May 2014
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Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Thank you for your kind review!
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Stafford
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Simply the best!!!”
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

From the moment I walked up to the meeting point to the drop off at my hotel this was a wonderful trip. Serban is the best. He was passionate about his country which I much appreciated. He was knowledgeable and his connections at the castles and restaurant we had lunch at are invaluable. Our tour never waited anywhere for long-not even at the toilets (ha). I also appreciated his recommendations for authentic Romanian food. I wanted to try the food and his choices were excellent.
I would highly recommend this company and this tour. I'm here in Bucharest for another 3 weeks and I'm planning a few more trips with this company. (Serban recommended a few).

Visited July 2014
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Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Thank you very much on behalf of Serban and our entire team and hope to see you again soon!
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