Transylvania and Bucovina Culture and Tradition

Tour Highlights

Visit two emblematic areas of Romania: Transylvania and Bucovina

Discover 8 Unesco World Heritage sites from Romania

Enjoy home cooked, local recipes from Transylvania and Bucovina

Get delighted with the romanian hospitality

About the tour

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.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival. Meet and greet at the Bucharest airport. Transfer to Bucharest. Accommodation at 4* Hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast and walking guided tour to the historical centre of Bucharest. Spare time. In the afternoon, transfer to Moeciu de Sus. Accommodation and dinner.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

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.

Day 6

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.

Day 7

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.

Day 8

Breakfast and tour of the Voronet, Sucevita, Moldovita, Arbore monasteries.
Dinner and accommodation in rural guesthouse in Vama.

Day 9

Breakfast and transfer to Cluj Napoca. In the afternoon, walking guided tour of the city.

Day 10

Transfer to Cluj Napoca airport and end of the tour.

Tour area

Gallery

1390 € /person price available for a 4 people group
1380 € /person price available for a 5 people group
1360 € /person price available for a 6 people group
1350 € /person price available for a 7 or more people group

This tour is available for a
minimum of 4 persons

The cost includes

  • 1 night accommodation in a 4 star Hotel in Bucharest in double room and bed and breakfast regime
  • 4 nights accommodation in a rural guesthouse in the mountain village of Moeciu de Sus, in double room and halfboard regime (breakfast and dinner, beverages not included)
  • 1 night accommodation in a 3 star Hotel in Sighisoara in double room and bed and breakfast regime
  • 2 nights accommodation in a rural guesthouse in the area of Gura Humorului, in double room and halfboard regime (breakfast and dinner, beverages not included)
  • 1 night accommodation in a 3 star Hotel in Cluj Napoca in double room and bed and breakfast regime
  • Return private transfers to and form the airport and all the transfers in a private vehicle to the touristical sites in the tour
  • Entrance tickets to all the monuments in the programme
  • Bilingual guide

 

The cost doesn’t include

  • Airplane tickets
  • Travel inssurance
  • Lunches, dinners (except in Moeciu de Sus), drinks, photography fees, tips,… or any other service not mentioned in the programme

Aditional info

  • This tour is available all year round
  • Tour starts: Bucharest
  • Tour ends: Cluj Napoca

Requirements

  • Moderate physical shape

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Why choose
Hola Transylvania

Native Spanish
speaking guide

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.

A nature friendly tourism
is our main goal

Our tours are based on enjoying the local, discovering the gastronomy, emphasizing quality over quantity, rediscovering simplicity.

More than 120 landmarks
and point of interest

We are mixing the must-see sites, with genuine and untouched by mass tourism places, in a combination that thrills everybody.

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