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2023 Bucovina & Transylvania Explorer - Romania Private Tour Guide

Culture and History tour in Bucharest

Tour Price : $499-929 Duration : 6 days Languages: English, Italian, German, French Discount: 5% based on payment method.

2023 Bucovina & Transylvania Explorer: The Best Tour of Romania in 6 Days.

Day 1: Bucharest to Bucovina
Begin your Romania private tour with a morning pick up by your English speaking private tour guide at your hotel in Bucharest. Drive north to Bucovina passing thru the vineyards of Vrancea. Stopover for lunch along the way. Later in the afternoon in the town of Campulung enjoy an exclusively organized interactive egg-painting demonstration by a local artist in her home, this being one of the local traditions of the area.You will also have the chance to admire painted eggs from all over the world. Enjoy a home hosted dinner in the village, a true cultural interchange. After arriving in Gura Humorului, check into the hotel. Evening at leisure. 
B D Accommodation in Gura Humorului at Hotel Best Western Bucovina **** (two nights) 

Day 2: Bucovina Painted Monasteries Tour (UNESCO World Heritage Sites)
A la carte breakfast at hotel. Your Rmania private tour guides will conduct a complete Bucovina tour of the monasteries, great examples of Moldavian architecture and artistry. Begin your day with Voronet, the most famous out of all, known as the Sistine Chapel of the East and featuring one the best preserved Last Judgment fresco in this part of the World. Next is Moldovita Monastery where the UNESCO Golden Apple Award given to the painted churches in 1975, is kept. As a cultural connection, enjoy a traditional gourmet Bucovina lunch in the picturesque village of Sucevita. Later continue to the nearby Sucevita Monastery, which is the largest of all, looking more like a mighty fortress than a monastery. Visit the small museum of this monastery displaying some of the most valuable old Bibles in the country. Your Bucovina Monastery tour continues with the village of Marginea visit the black pottery workshop - they use a technique called "oxygen reduction", there is the same technique in Mexico only! End your day with the Monastery of Humor, the only one without a belfry tower. Return to the hotel. B L Accommodation in Gura Humorului 

Day 3: Gura Humorului - Piatra Neamt - Bicaz Gorges - Gypsy Home Visit -Sighisoara
A la carte breakfast at hotel. Your Romania private guide will then lead a tour through the exquisite Folk Customs Museum of Bucovina, an authentic window into the local culture and a perfect ending to your tour in the area. Later reach Bicaz Gorges where the surroundings are dramatic. Optional lunch in the resort of Lacu Rosu (restaurants here specialize in naturally grown trout). Once passing the Red Lake you are back to Transylvania passing through an area inhabited mostly by the Hungarian Szekler community. Continue your private trip of Romania with the village of Praid to visit the local salt mine (the mine has an easy access by vehicle). On an exclusive basis, visit a Gypsy family in their own homw, this being a unordinary cultural connection. Afternoon arrival to Sighisoara Accommodation in either one of hotels in the Upper Town. Optional dinner at the Birthplace of Vlad Dracula. B Accommodation at Hotel House with Antler *** (two nights)

Day 4: Tour of Sighisoara & Biertan

Before starting your private walking tour of old Sighisoara attend an exclusive talk on Vlad the Impaler - Dracula, what is truth and what fiction. Sighisoara is one of a kind. It stands on a network of tunnels and catacombs and, according to one version of the myth; this is where the Pied Piper brought the children of Hamelin after their ungrateful parents refused to pay him his due. Walking tour includes the two squares of the Citadel (Upper Town), the Scholars' Staircase, the House with Antler, the Tower with Clock (climb up for a great view), the Torture Chamber and the Weapon Museum. The rest of the day is at leisure OR drive to the fortified church of Biertan, a World Heritage Site for a visit of the former Seat of the Lutheran Bishops. B Accommodation in Sighisoara

Day 5: Sighisoara - Brasov - Dracula's Castle in Bran - Sinaia
Hot and cold buffet breakfast at hotel. Leave Sighisoara in the morning. Your Romania private guide will drive you south through the picturesque Transylvanian Plateau for a tour of Brasov to admire the 14 century Black Church with its 4,000 pipe organ and over a hundred Anatolian prayer rugs.The attraction of the day is Bran Castle also known as Dracula Castle. The castle was built in 1377 to safeguard the trading route between Transylvania and Wallachia, enlarged and restored a few times to become a royal residence in the 1920s. Afternoon arrival to Sinaia mountain resort. Named after St. Catherine Monastery on Mount Sinai, Sinaia became the unofficial capital of the Kingdom of Romania towards the end of the 19th century. Orientation tour of the resort including a view of the famous Casino building, inspired by the one in Monte Carlo. Evening at leisure.
B Accommodation in Sinaia at Palace Hotel **** 

Day 6: Sinaia  to Bucharest
Hot and cold buffet breakfast at hotel. In the morning take a guided tour of the Peles Castle and Gardens in Sinaia, the royal residence of King Charles I of Romania. Drive to Bucharest Airport or to your hotel where yout private tour of Romania ends.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $499-929
Duration: 6 days
Group Size: 2-8 tourists
Languages: English, Italian, German, French
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :YES
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
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