Our tour mixes two of the most appreciated areas of Romania, namely Transylvania and Bucovina in a 10 day travel. We also mix the discovery of the main cities, with the unique experience of the village life and hospitality, by booking the accommodation in rural guesthouses.
Arrival. Meet and greet at the Bucharest airport. Transfer to Bucharest. Accommodation at 4* Hotel.
Breakfast and walking guided tour to the historical centre of Bucharest. Spare time. In the afternoon, transfer to Moeciu de Sus. Accommodation and dinner.
Breakfast and discovering a mountain village life style. Hiking trip to Bisericuta Peak, the highest point in the village of Moeciu de Sus, with 1322 m altitude. All along the hike the views over Moeciu Valley, Fundata, the Bucegi Natural Park and the Piatra Craiului National Park are stunning. Cheese tasting with local homemade cheeses. Horse drawn carriage tour of the village and visit to Cabane aux Images, an exposition about rural life in Romania, to the orthodox church of the village and to a traditional loom from 1950 with live demonstration of use. Dinner and accommodation.
Technical features: circular route, approximate distance: 10 kmts. Total ascent: 350 m. Total descent: 343 m.
Breakfast and visit to the Prejmer Fortified Church, an UNESCO patrimony site and one of the most monumental and better conserved fortified churches in Transylvania. We head on to Brasov, the capital city of the Brasov county and one of the most beautiful and flourishing cities in central Romania, to visit its old medieval center. Return to Moeciu de Sus. Dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast and visit to the Libearty Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti, the greatest bear reserve in Europe. Here, 95 bears that used to live in miserable conditions have been rescued and live now a happy life in a natural environment. We head on to Rasnov, to see its 15th century fortress which oversees the city. Our next stop will be in Bran, to visit the famous Dracula´s Castle. Return to Moeciu de Sus. Dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast and transfer to Sibiu, European capital of culture in 2007, where we will visit its impressive and very well conserved medieval center, which is also an Unesco World Patrimony site. Transfer to Sighisoara and stop in Biertan to visit its famous fortified church. Accommodation in Sighisoara.
Breakfast and walking guided tour of Sighisoara, the best preserved medieval city in Eastern Europe and since 1999 a Unesco World Heritage Site. Sighisoara is also the birth place of Vlad Tepes, the historical character that inspired Bram Stoker in creating Dracula. We head on to Bucovina. Dinner and accommodation in rural guesthouse in Vama.
Breakfast and tour of the Voronet, Sucevita, Moldovita, Arbore monasteries.
Dinner and accommodation in rural guesthouse in Vama.
Breakfast and transfer to Cluj Napoca. In the afternoon, walking guided tour of the city.
Transfer to Cluj Napoca airport and end of the tour.
This tour is available for a
minimum of 4 persons
Nacho, our main tour guide, is a Spanish origin, qualified tourism expert, who has moved to Romania, and he is currently touring the country with small groups, in Spanish and English.
Our tours are based on enjoying the local, discovering the gastronomy, emphasizing quality over quantity, rediscovering simplicity.
We are mixing the must-see sites, with genuine and untouched by mass tourism places, in a combination that thrills everybody.