Day 1 – Guided tour of Bucharest (2,5 hours) and the People’s Palace (Ceausescu’s grand scheme, the seat of the Romanian government, and the second-largest administration building in the world). We will also take a trip to the Village museum and will eat dinner in the evening together in a medieval restaurant called Excalibur. It’s an incredibly fun atmosphere, and the experience cannot be beat! We will spend the night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Day 2 – (8:30 am) From Bucharest, we will pass through Sinaia, where we will make a detour to a secret spot where we can enjoy an amazing view over the entire Prahova Valley. After this, we will stop in Azuga for a nice lunch (1:00 pm) and a wine tasting at the lovely Halewood restaurant. Moving on, we will visit Bran Castle (the inspiration for the castle featured in Bram Stoker’s Dracula) before we head on to the idyllic village of Măgura to stay at the lovely Vila Hermai, where dinner will be waiting for us (7:00 pm).
Day 3 – We will spend the day in Măgura with hiking/skiing in the beautiful surroundings, enjoying the idyllic scenery, and looking for bears and wolves. All meals are included this day.
Day 4 – We leave Măgura and go to the UNESCO world heritage site of Sigišoara, where we will take a guided tour. We will make time for lunch and some exploration of this beautiful fortified citadel on our own before leaving for an authentic Saxon village in Transylvania, where we will stay in a traditional guest house. We will stay there for the next few days, and all meals are included.
Day 5-6 –
Guided activities offered are:
– Mountain biking between villages
– Hiking/ski trips between villages
– Horseback riding
– Truffle hunting (when in season)
– Traditional cooking
– Trip to a selection of fortified churches
– Other activities can be organized as desired.
Day 7 – Transportation to the airport; on the way back to Bucharest, we will visit the amazing royal residence of Peles Castle in Sinaia, a masterpiece of German renaissance architecture. The smaller Pelisor Castle is impressive due to its unparalleled collection of Viennese furniture and Tiffany glass.
*Included in the package:
– Accommodation for all nights (single room 40% extra, 25% discount for children under 14 years old)
– Transportation, driver, guides, interpreter
– Access to all attractions
– 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 5 dinners (for special dietary needs, please inform us in advance)
– 1 wine tasting
This package can be customized depending on the needs, requests, and preferences of the customer.
There is a required 8-person minimum.